Crime

Family in tears after man found shot dead in Freeport

August 24, 2016

A MAN was shot dead in Freeport on Tuesday, pushing the homicide count on the island of Grand Bahama to 13 this year.

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Murder suspect is remanded to prison
Murder suspect is remanded to prison

August 23, 2016

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate's Court on an attempted murder charge.

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Jury excused for third day amid discussions in murder trial
Jury excused for third day amid discussions in murder trial

August 23, 2016

MONDAY marked a third day that a jury hearing evidence in the trial concerning the murder of a Doris Johnson Senior High School student was excused from the proceedings for another 24 hours.

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Man accused of illegal firearm ownership
Man accused of illegal firearm ownership

August 23, 2016

A MAN denied owning an illegal firearm when arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man found shot dead in Freeport

August 23, 2016

A MAN was shot dead in Freeport on Tuesday afternoon, the 13th homicide this year on Grand Bahama.

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Police searching for robbery suspects
Police searching for robbery suspects

August 22, 2016

POLICE are seeking the public's help in locating the suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies.

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Bahamian arrested after 51kg cocaine seized

August 22, 2016

POLICE arrested a Bahamian man at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Sunday in connection with the seizure of 51 kilos of cocaine.

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Teenager murder trial to resume today
Teenager murder trial to resume today

August 22, 2016

A JURY returns to the Supreme Court today for the expected continuation of trial into the murder of Doris Johnson Senior High School student Adonai Wilson.

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2018 trial date set for harbouring suspect
2018 trial date set for harbouring suspect

August 22, 2016

A TRIAL date in 2018 has been fixed for a father and son who deny that they harboured a wanted murder suspect.

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Suspected 2m cocaine haul seized by police officers

August 22, 2016

Bahamian authorities made major drug bust at the Freeport Container Port on Thursday, seizing over $2 million worth of suspected cocaine.

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Third man charged with Freeport murder

August 22, 2016

A 32-year-old man has become the third to be charged with the murder of Dexter Bellamy in Freeport, Grand Bahama, earlier this year.

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Jury told to return on Monday for teen murder trial
Jury told to return on Monday for teen murder trial

August 22, 2016

LEGAL discussions between Crown and defence counsel in the trial concerning the murder of a Doris Johnson Senior High School student continued for a second day in Supreme Court on Friday.

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Ten Haitian migrants detained in Inagua

August 22, 2016

TEN Haitian nationals are being detained in Mathew Town, Inagua, after they were apprehended on Friday evening in a joint effort involving the Defence Force, Police and Immigration officials and local residents.

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Bahamian arrested after 51kg of cocaine found at LPIA

August 22, 2016

POLICE struck another blow against organized drug trafficking in The Bahamas on Sunday with the seizure of a large amount of cocaine and the arrest of a Bahamian male at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).

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Police searching for theft suspect
Police searching for theft suspect

August 19, 2016

POLICE are looking for 30-year-old Ramona Newbold, who they believe can help with an investigation into stealing by reason of employment.

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Two men and one woman arrested after officers discover gun and drugs
Two men and one woman arrested after officers discover gun and drugs

August 19, 2016

OFFICERS from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) arrested two men and a woman following the seizure of several pounds of marijuana and a firearm in three separate incidents on Wednesday.

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Man in hospital in drive-by shooting

August 19, 2016

A MAN is in hospital after he was wounded in a drive-by shooting on Wednesday night.

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300 Cubans intercepted in past eight months

August 19, 2016

MORE than 300 Cubans have been intercepted at sea and brought to Grand Bahama in the past eight months as they continue flee their homeland in greater numbers to reach the United States.

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Repatriation of Cuban nationals costs government nearly $20,000

August 19, 2016

THE recent repatriation of more than 40 Cuban nationals has cost the government nearly $20,000, with the director of immigration highlighting an "unprecedented" increase in the wave of Cuban migrants illegally entering the Bahamas.

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Man denies murdering pastor and broadcaster
Man denies murdering pastor and broadcaster

August 19, 2016

A MAN denied murdering a pastor and radio broadcaster during his formal arraignments in Supreme Court on Friday.

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