Crime

Man shot dead and second victim in hospital
Man shot dead and second victim in hospital

September 19, 2014

POLICE are investigating a shooting in Montell Heights yesterday that left one man dead and another in hospital in serious condition. Residents told The Tribune at the scene that yesterday's incident was the third day of shooting in the area...

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Commissioner of police emphatic that crime is down
Commissioner of police emphatic that crime is down

September 19, 2014

EMPHASISING that “crime is down” in many categories, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday praised the government’s recent efforts to increase requirements for applicants seeking bail...

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CANADA URGES VISITORS TO BE VIGILANT
CANADA URGES VISITORS TO BE VIGILANT

September 19, 2014

THE Canadian government has threatened to deal a blow to The Bahamas tourism industry by advising its citizens to "exercise a high degree of caution, especially in Nassau, due to high rates of crime"...

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Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader
Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader

September 18, 2014

FNM DEPUTY Leader Loretta Butler-Turner said she feels "uneasy" and "violated" after one of her cars was stolen from her yard on Tuesday night...

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Ammunition and 200,000 worth of stolen cars found in container

September 18, 2014

MORE than $200,000 worth of stolen vehicles, ammunition and electronics were discovered by the Department of Customs and police after an extensive investigation into what is believed to be a major smuggling operation with ties to the United States...

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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after shooting
BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after shooting

September 16, 2014

Police are on the scene of a murder on Adderley Street in Fox Hill...

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Bahamians in fraud probe held in Belize

September 15, 2014

TWO Bahamian men were arrested on Friday at an airport in Belize three days after they were indicted by US federal prosecutors over an alleged $500 million securities fraud and money laundering scheme, according to a Belize news report...

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Investigator: Californina cop who hit woman puller her out of traffice
Investigator: Californina cop who hit woman puller her out of traffice

September 12, 2014

An investigator says a California Highway Patrol officer videotaped repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway had just pulled her from oncoming traffic and she pushed him...

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Bahamians arrested after speedboat carrying drugs and cash stopped

September 10, 2014

TWO Bahamian men were arrested after US Coast Guard officials discovered a large quantity of marijuana and cash aboard a speedboat about ten miles northwest of Bimini...

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SPECIAL REPORT: A VICIOUS CIRCLE
SPECIAL REPORT: A VICIOUS CIRCLE

September 09, 2014

Twenty years ago, gang leaders and politicians were of one accord in trying to tackle the rise in crime together. But, as Lamech Johnson hears, the failure to bring peace to the streets today is a consequence of politicians not fulfilling promises of economic opportunities for younger generations...

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Man shot outside nightclub

September 09, 2014

POLICE are investigating a shooting that left a man with gun shot wounds in his lower back...

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Americans spared jail but fined for possession of marijuana
Americans spared jail but fined for possession of marijuana

September 09, 2014

FOUR Americans escaped lengthy prison sentences yesterday when they were fined a combined $1,500 for admitting to simple possession of dangerous drugs in three separate incidents...

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Two arrested over webshop courier killing

September 08, 2014

POLICE arrested two suspects early yesterday morning in connection with the murder of Prince Prudent...

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PM: It's kill or be killed
PM: It's kill or be killed

September 04, 2014

PRIME Minister Perry Christie lamented the backlog in the judicial system that allows accused murderers out on bail, many of whom are later killed or commit new crimes while on the street awaiting trial...

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Gang leader's suspected killer found shot dead

September 03, 2014

THE man accused of killing the reputed Fire 'n Theft gang leader Julian "Heads" Collie last year was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning during a drive-by shooting near a pre-school...

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Bell pledges 'very aggressive' response to spate of crime

September 02, 2014

KEITH Bell, State Minister of National Security, said that in view of the recent spate of murders, notably the shooting death of the prime minister's Press Secretary Latore Mackey last week, the Ministry of National Security will become "very aggressive" in its fight against crime...

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Robber dies after being shot by store owner

September 02, 2014

A MAN died in hospital yesterday afternoon after he was allegedly shot by a store owner during an attempted armed robbery, police said...

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MAN FOUND SHOT DEAD
MAN FOUND SHOT DEAD

September 02, 2014

A man was found shot dead in front of a pre-school at Ethel Street, Montel Heights this morning...

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Robbers in shootout with police at webshop
Robbers in shootout with police at webshop

September 01, 2014

ARMED robbers engaged police in a shootout at a webshop on Faith Avenue South when officers caught them in the middle of a robbery on Friday night, one of three shooting incidents that police reported over the weekend...

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'Mother' Pratt calls for Draconian measures to curb violence
'Mother' Pratt calls for Draconian measures to curb violence

August 28, 2014

URBAN Renewal Co-chair Cynthia "Mother" Pratt said yesterday that the government needs to pass "draconian laws" in order to effectively combat the incidents of violent crime and murder that plague the country...

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