Crime

Woman shot dead picking up child

March 27, 2015

A young mother was shot dead on Prison Lane just before 10 o'clock last night moments after she picked up her four-year-old son, police said...

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'Gray allegation gives Bahamas a black eye'

March 27, 2015

Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson said yesterday the allegation that Agriculture Minister V. Alfred Gray interfered in a judicial matter is "embarrassing" and "gives the country a black eye"...

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Police 'have weapon used in Old Fort Bay murder'
Police 'have weapon used in Old Fort Bay murder'

March 26, 2015

POLICE yesterday confirmed that they have located what they believe is the weapon used in the murder of the wealthy Australian podiatrist Phillip Vasyli at one of his Old Fort Bay luxury homes...

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Eight armed robberies in a single night

March 26, 2015

POLICE are on the hunt for 15 men they believe to be responsible for eight separate armed robberies throughout the capital on Tuesday night...

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Stabbing in the Old Fort Bay area
Stabbing in the Old Fort Bay area

March 24, 2015

There was an unconfirmed report of a stabbing incident in the Old Fort Bay area...

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Four held by police after man on bail shot dead
Four held by police after man on bail shot dead

March 20, 2015

POLICE have four men in custody, including a Defence Force officer, in connection with the shooting death of a 27-year-old man who was on bail for attempted murder...

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Bahamian 'attacked staff from immigration with knife'

March 20, 2015

A BAHAMIAN man has been charged for attempting to assault immigration officers with a knife in Abaco, according to the Department of Immigration...

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Man, 27, shot dead near Soldier Road bus stop
Man, 27, shot dead near Soldier Road bus stop

March 20, 2015

A 27-year-old man was shot to death while waiting for a bus early this morning, bringing the country's murder count to 32 for the year...

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Latest murder victim was on bail

March 20, 2015

A man who was killed during a double shooting on Wednesday night was on bail for a serious offense, police said yesterday...

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Man dead, another in hospital after double shooting
Man dead, another in hospital after double shooting

March 19, 2015

One man is dead and another is in hospital on after a double shooting last night...

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Keva Major tells man charged with abetment of her son's murder he will 'go to hell'
Keva Major tells man charged with abetment of her son's murder he will 'go to hell'

March 19, 2015

KEVA Major, the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was killed after being attacked and stabbed last June, had several emotional outbursts in court as the trial for the man accused of abetting the teen's murder began yesterday...

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Two shot, one dead

March 18, 2015

Police said a man was shot and killed and another was injured while sitting in a yard on West Avenue, off Carmichael Road, last night...

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Woman's body 'burned beyond recognition', man arrested
Woman's body 'burned beyond recognition', man arrested

March 12, 2015

THE body of a woman was found "burnt beyond recognition" in her home in the White's Addition area off Kemp Road early yesterday morning.

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Two suspects detained by police after murders
Two suspects detained by police after murders

March 12, 2015

POLICE arrested two men, aged 18 and 25, in the early hours of yesterday...

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Woman found burnt is latest murder victim

March 12, 2015

A man who reported a house fire in White's Addition, off Kemp Road, was taken into custody for questioning after police...

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Former GG's son convicted of molesting girl, 12

March 12, 2015

The son of former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes on Wednesday received a 10-year jail sentence...

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One dead, one injured in shooting
One dead, one injured in shooting

March 06, 2015

A MAN was shot dead in front of a barber shop in Nassau Village shortly after 11am this morning...

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Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration of Stakeholders Contributing to Progress of Swift Justice System

March 02, 2015

The Swift Justice System in The Bahamas is making “significant” progress. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Allyson Maynard-Gibson...

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Instances of Crime-Constant Reminder of 'Being Too Late' says Gomez

February 24, 2015

In his mid-year budget presentation, The Hon. Damian Gomez, Minister of State in the Ministry of Legal Affairs, told Parliamentarians that the remedy to the rate of criminal activity is in the Bahamian people...

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One Bahamian in custody after reaching USA illegally.
One Bahamian in custody after reaching USA illegally.

February 09, 2015

A group of migrants, who police said were smuggled in, reached the beaches of South Florida Monday morning.

Miami Beach Police chased down the suspected migrants in the middle of 23rd Street and Collins Avenue sometime before 6 a.m. The group made most of their trip on a 26-foot Florida-registered boat, before swimming to shore. The U.S. Border Patrol called this case a "Maritime smuggling operation."

According to officials, five Indian nationals, two Jamaicans, one Bahamian and one Haitian were taken to the Miami Beach Police department for processing. The group consisted of eight men and one woman. The woman suffered from dehydration and was briefly hospitalized before being returned to custody.

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