Crime

Wanted man is arrested

September 30, 2016

A SUSPECT wanted by police in connection with the attempted murder of a police sergeant had been arrested.

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Colombian pair accused of cocaine smuggling plot are denied bail
Colombian pair accused of cocaine smuggling plot are denied bail

September 30, 2016

TWO Colombian men were denied bail and remanded to prison yesterday after they were arraigned for their alleged involvement in a $600,000 cocaine smuggling plot.

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18 Cuban migrants detained
18 Cuban migrants detained

September 30, 2016

EIGHTEEN Cuban migrants were apprehended in the southern Bahamas by a Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) patrol craft in the Cay Sal Bank area southeast of Key West, Florida, on Wednesday morning.

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Defence Force officer faces firearms charges
Defence Force officer faces firearms charges

September 30, 2016

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force officer must apply for bail to the Supreme Court having been denied a bond when he was arraigned on two firearm related offences in Magistrate's Court.

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One killed, four in hospital after Sunset Park shooting
One killed, four in hospital after Sunset Park shooting

September 30, 2016

POLICE are seeking the public's help in solving a shooting incident on Thursday night that has left one man dead and four other men detained in hospital.

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Man found guilty of abusing minor to appeal in November
Man found guilty of abusing minor to appeal in November

September 29, 2016

A MAN contesting his convictions for sexual assault and abetment to sexual assault of a minor will return to the Court of Appeal in November for his substantive appeal hearing.

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Man jailed for 45 years for part in 'cold-blooded' killing
Man jailed for 45 years for part in 'cold-blooded' killing

September 29, 2016

A MAN was sentenced to 45 years in prison yesterday for his role in a murder that a judge described as "cold-blooded and calculated".

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Hearing for woman accused of killing
Hearing for woman accused of killing

September 28, 2016

A WOMAN awaiting trial in the death of a female friend appeared in the Supreme Court yesterday.

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US couple face court on firearms charges
US couple face court on firearms charges

September 28, 2016

AN American husband and wife were arraigned on unlicensed firearm and ammunition possession charges on Tuesday in the Freeport Magistrate's Court.

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Man in Rand Memorial Hospital after being 'stabbed by co-worker'
Man in Rand Memorial Hospital after being 'stabbed by co-worker'

September 28, 2016

A MAN is in hospital in serious condition following a stabbing incident on Monday evening in the Bottle Bay area, police reported.

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Two jailed for taking part in murder plot

September 28, 2016

TWO men were sentenced to 30 years in prison yesterday after a Supreme Court judge condemned their "casual" acceptance to involve themselves in a murder plot.

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35 years in prison for killing girlfriend
35 years in prison for killing girlfriend

September 28, 2016

A MAN was sentenced to 35 years in prison yesterday in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend that occurred two years ago.

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New trial date expected in teacher murder trial
New trial date expected in teacher murder trial

September 27, 2016

A NEW trial date is expected to be set for two men and a teenager to stand trial in Supreme Court concerning the murder of a private school teacher.

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Peruvian man accused of nightclub killing

September 27, 2016

A PERUVIAN man was remanded to prison without bail yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate's Court concerning the killing of a disc jockey who was shot at a downtown nightclub.

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Seven days to file papers against murder acquittal
Seven days to file papers against murder acquittal

September 27, 2016

THE OFFICE of the Attorney General was given seven days by the Court of Appeal to file an application for substituted service against a man whose directed murder acquittal it is contesting.

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Marines arrested after row with police officer
Marines arrested after row with police officer

September 27, 2016

TWO Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines were taken into custody over the weekend after they allegedly got into a physical argument with a Royal Bahamas Police Force officer.

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Corrections officer and brother charged with drug possession

September 27, 2016

A corrections officer will still stand trial for illegal drug possession, although his brother claimed the drugs belonged to him.

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Illegal Peruvian charged with murder, attempted murder

September 27, 2016

The suspect charged with murder and attempted murder at Club Tropicana earlier this month was in the country illegally.

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10 Cuban migrants apprehended in southern Bahamas

September 26, 2016

TEN Cuban migrants have been detained after they were apprehended in the southern Bahamas by a Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) patrol craft on Friday evening.

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Woman charged with COB cash theft 'to submit alibi'
Woman charged with COB cash theft 'to submit alibi'

September 26, 2016

A WOMAN awaiting trial on stealing and laundering charges concerning theft of over $500,000 at the College of the Bahamas (COB) said she would submit an alibi to the Office of the Attorney General within 21 days.

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