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Man shot after alleged assault of police officer and attempted break-in


POLICE shot and injured a man yesterday after he allegedly assaulted an officer and attempted to break into a house.

Officers were on routine patrol around 11.55am in Stapeldon Gardens when they saw a man acting suspiciously in Swordfish Drive.

Assistant Superintendent Samuel Butler, the officer in charge of the Grove police station, said: "One of our patrol units observed the suspect leaving a premises. They proceeded to stop him and as they approached him, he put up a struggle.

"The suspect then attempted to disarm an officer and was subsequently shot in the leg."

ASP Butler said police believe the man was attempting to break into one of the residences i ...

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Christine Annarose Poitier, 49

Last rites for Christine Annarose Poitier, 49, of Nassau Village will be held on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Cooper’s Terrace Highway Church of God, Cooper’s Terrace off Kemp Road. Officiating will be Bishop Dr. Robert Mcphee assisted by Rev. Ivan Marshall and Other Ministers of Religion. Interment in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years Wesley Poitier; 3 Children: Wesleyann Rolle, Lashawnda and Wesley Jr. Poitier; 4 Sisters: Cherrylee Neille, Paulamae Williams of Miami Fla., Marva Gilcott and Michelle Finley; 2 Adopted Sisters: Janina Pennerman and Kelliann Sands; 4 Brothers: Raymond Finley, Ian Jetson and Johnnelle Gilcott; 9 Aunts: Blanc ...

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Leon Stanley Smith, 57

Memorial Service for Leon Stanley “Stan” Smith, 57, who died on Thursday August 4, 2011, will be held at Our Lady’s Catholic Church, Deveaux Street on Thursday August 18, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

The funeral service for Mr Smith, of Carew Street, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Boyd Road. Officiating will be Rev. Fr. Alain Laverne assisted by Deacon Peter Rahming and Deacon Maxwell Johnson. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.

Precious memories will forever linger in the hearts of his devoted Wife: Delma Maria Smith; Daughter: Syretta Smith; ...

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Pheobe Elizabeth Cox Taylor, 67

Funeral Service for Pheobe Elizabeth Cox Taylor, 67, of Baillou Hill Estates and formerly of Sandy Point Abaco, who died August 9th at the Princess Margaret Hospital will be held on Saturday 1:00 p.m. at the Parish Church Of The Most Holy Trinity Trinity way Stapledon Gardens. The Rev. Mervyn S. Johnson will officiate and interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens Soldier Road.
Left to cherish her memories are:
Her husband Edwin Taylor, father William Cox, sons Robert and Prince Taylor, daughters; Claudine Roberts, Clara Taylor of Baltimore Maryland and Rose Fawkes, step-son Vincent Ingraham, step daughter: Eula Gaitor, adopted sons: Bradley, Dion, Shawn and Clay Smith, sister: Mrs. Vivian Reckle ...

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Drug suspect gets bail and ankle bracelet

A Supreme Court judge on Thursday ordered drug suspect David Colebrooke tagged with an ankle bracelet as a condition of his $35,000 bail.
David Colebrooke, of Jasmine Gardens, was among nine suspects arrested on March 2, 2011 after authorities confiscated 852 pounds of marijuana near Cay Verde, Ragged Island.
Colebrooke was on $100,000 bail in connection with a $4 million marijuana bust that occurred off Exuma in October 2009 when prosecutors allege that he reoffended.
Deputy Chief Magistrate Carolita Bethell refused Colebrooke bail because of the pending charge.
Colebrooke, who has already spent five months in custody, succeeded in his bid for bail when he appeared before Senior Justice Jon Isaacs.

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Two charged with Nassau Village murder

Police have filed a murder charge against two suspects in the shooting death of Alexander Hepburn.
Carlos Colebrooke, 23, of Williams Street, Nassau Village, and Geovanny Lefleur, 20, of Hope Gardens, appeared before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez yesterday accused of the August 5 murder of Hepburn, who was also known as "Boy Blue".
Hepburn, 30, was drinking a beer in front of a bar on Alexandria Boulevard, Nassau Village when a gunman shot him in the head.
Colebrooke and Lefleur did not have to enter pleas to the murder charge.  Prosecutors plan to commit the case to the Supreme Court for trial on September 27.
Gomez said he would recommend that prison officials keep the men in the remand center after lawyer Geoffrey Farquharson raised concerns about their safety.
According to Farquharson, Hepburn has relatives in the maximum security unit of the prison who have made threats against the men.

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Ministry of Public Works, police prepare for back-to-school traffic

When the new school year begins on Monday, traffic on New Providence is expected to increase dramatically as parents of school-aged children try to navigate through the ongoing New Providence Road Improvement Project.
To assist in easing the flow of traffic, the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) is expected to deploy as many as 130 officers to deal with possible congestion in the capital Monday morning.
In total, about five schools will be affected by ongoing road works: C.I. Gibson Senior High, St. Augustine's College (SAC), Doris Johnson Senior High, Faith Temple School and C.R. Walker High School.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Dennis Sturrup of the RBPF Traffic Division said police are most concerned about congestion at the intersection of Prince Charles Drive.
During a road works tour yesterday, environmental specialist in the Ministry of Public Works, Shenique Albury, said work on Prince Charles Drive is progressing steadily.
"The works in this area are well advanced," she said. "We have been able to pave since July, and we're working our way west along Prince Charles Drive. Every area has its own timeline, and what we're trying to get people to understand is that we're working in sections.
"The first section was between Pine Barren Road and the junction of Fox Hill Road. The second section is between Pine Barren and College Garden Road."
The ministry has designed routes intended to provide easy access to the schools.
Those traveling to C.I. Gibson are encouraged to use the Wulff Road round-about, and later Samana Drive, once its reopened in the near future.
Those traveling westbound to SAC should use Fox Hill Road via Springfield Road.
People traveling east should use Prince Charles Drive as usual, but note that only local access will be given.
Those going to Doris Johnson will be granted westbound access on Prince Charles Drive.
Those traveling east along Prince Charles Drive can take the detour through Beatrice Avenue to Fox Hill Road and then go back onto Prince Charles Drive.
Access to those trying to reach Faith Temple can reach the school heading west on Prince Charles Drive through Pine Barren Road.
For those headed to C.R. Walker, the recommended route is via Market Street at School Lane, or Blue Hill Road to Hay Street, then onto Market Street and School Lane.
In addition, works officials advise all pedestrians to heed warnings on work sites, and stay outside work zones as much as possible.

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Greatel Maud Watson, 73

Funeral Service for Mrs. Greatel Maud Watson age 73 years of Alexander Drive formerly of St. Anne's Parish Jamaica will be held on Saturday August 27th at Evangelistic Pentecostal Church, Garden Hills at  11am. Officiating will be Bishop Simeon C. Wallace and internment will follow in the Southern Cemetery.
Those who mourn with hope are those who loved Greatel and stand in God's shadow waiting for His return: Her husband of 28 years: Solomon Watson. Her children: Ionie Simpson of Orlando, Florida, Loretta Braynen, Eloinise Burrows, Angella Witter of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Junior Lee Bryan of Kingston, Jamaica. Her step-children: Stephanie and Jerry Buder, Jestina Watson, and Lloyd Bryan. Her children-in-law: Peter Simpson of Orlando, Florida, Cephas Burrows and Courtney Lyle Sr. Her brothers: Alonzo Watson and Neville Allen, both of Jamaica. Her grandchildren: Marlon, Glen, Keena, Carsheira, Kevin, Abigale, Leon, Garvin, Arrissa, Vanessa, Shawn B., Omar, Crystal, Christina, Courtney, Corey, Seion, Mickel, Gonij, Brittany, Rochelle.justin, Christopher, Shawn, Shanalle and Maurice. Her great-grandchildren: GlenJr., LaCrista, Omar Jr., Clendeena, Angel, Andrey, Maira, Seina,

Other friends and relatives include: Marva Thompson, Isabella Burrows, Gerone Clark,
Robertson Dieudonne, Veronica Gibson, Lauramae Ennis, Gloria Pitter, Thomas Small, Indian, Daphne and Myers Burrell, Latoya Burrows, and Andrew Allen.

Friends may pay their respect at Demeritte's Funeral Home on Friday from 10am to 6pm and on Saturday at the church from 10 am until service time.

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Bersil Sidney Duvalier, 58

Funeral Service for Mr. Bersil Sidney Duvalier age 58 years of Montgomery Ave. formerly of Pirates Well, Mayguana will be held at Zion Yamacraw Baptist Church on Saturday August 27th at 11am. Officiating will be Rev. howard T.G. Smith assisted by other ministers and internment will follow in the Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery. 
Left to cherish his fond memories are: His loving, caring and devoted wife Muriel, one daughter, Shonell Duvalier Butler, one son-in-law, Kevin Butler, one grand son, Kavaughn Butler. Mother, Ethlyn Brown Williams, Six sisters Beatrice Williams, Bronell Humes, Laslelle Moxey, Veranique Moxey, Elva Williams, Katrina Moxey, Six brothers Alexander and Perry Williams, Haymish and Clarence Moxey, Patrick McPhee and Toney Lewis. Mother-in-law, Pastor Irene Charlton. Sisters-in-Law, Dorcena Nixon, Edith Tynes, Jacqueline Bain, Iris Depass, Janet and Rev. Judy Charlton, Lavern McPhee, Christina Williams and Sandra Robinson. Brothers-in-Law, Roy and McDonald Charlton, Bishop Karven Bain, Christopher Nixon Sr. Micheal Tynes and Anthony Humes.

Numerous nieces and nephews including: Edvardo Charlton, Antonio Murphy, Enoch Thurston, Adam and Amad Ferguson, Ayesha Charlton, Euradicia Rahming, Makeeda and Tyra Thurston, Andrewnique Black and Tanya Rolle,Valentino, Ryan and Kedron Williams, Rovel Curry, Anishka Smith, Sasha Rolle, Oparah, Desiree and Alexandria Williams, Tonia Colebrooke, Stacey, Nickya, Shanae and Travis Demeritte and Antonio Humes and Karina Glinton.

Relatives and Friends: Jocelyn Pratt, Eloise Jones, Daphanie and Nishad Menon,  Lashelle, Sheldon, Sherrel, Sheric King, Trevor Munroe and Lashan McKenzie, Stafford Bain, Cornilus Collie and Family, Marie and Hayward McKinney & Family, The Hon. Sidney Collie M.P., The Hon, V. Alfred Gray M.P MICAL, The Hon. Bradley Roberts, M.P., Mildred Williamson & Family, James Murphy, Dr. Janet Patterson & Family, Violey McKinney & Family, Eddins Taylor, Earnal Brown & Family, Limas Taylor, Norwood Rahming & Family, Yergan Williamson, Ester Barry, Donna Brown and Family, Patrick, Eric, Sheldon and Berkly Collie, Thelma Deleveaux, Emaline Moss, Ned Brooks, Livingstone Gibson, Vernice Brooks, Reginald Charlton & Family, Lionel and Burntle (Mac) Charlton, Verly Mckinney & Family, Toney Lewis and Family, Hiram Kelly, Deon and Daphanie Moss, Nora McCalla & Family, Ivy Charlton, Pastor Clifford & Edith McKinney, Margaret Rahming, Valda Rolle & Family, Silvia Forbes, Angie Ferguson & Family, Alfreda Hepburn & Family, Linda Ward & Family, Linda Fernander, Milton Mckinney, Desmond Collie and Family  The Staff and Patients of The Dialysis Unit Princess Margaret Hospital, The Staff of: d'Albenas Agency, Coin of The Realm, Continental Foods, Bahamas Couriers Ltd., Star Trek Meat Mart, The Principal & Staff of E. P. Roberts Primary School and The Communities of Abraham's Bay, Pirates Well and Betsy Bay, Mayaguana.
Friends may pay their respect at Demeritte's Funeral Home on Friday from 10 am to 6pm and on Saturday at the church from 10 am until service time.

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Carolyn Elizabeth Bowleg, 43

Funeral Service for Carolyn Elizabeth Bowleg, age 43 years, of West Bay Street, will be held on Saturday, August 27th, 2011, at 12:45 p.m. at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road.  Officiating will be Fr. Martin Gomes.  Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Left to cherish her memories are:  her  son : Dejon Bowleg ; her mother: Josephine Bowleg; three sisters: Vonique, Albertha and Ruthellen Bowleg; one brother: Nicholas Bowleg; sister-in-law: Marie Bowleg; two aunts: Roselyn Watkins and Sonia Smith; one uncle: Phillip Bowleg; three nieces: Andrenique Wright, Nicholette and Nichole Bowleg; two nephews: Deshad Turner and Zhavargo Rolle; Special friends: Crystal Johnson, Joy Campbell, Barbara Kurz, Geneva Burrows, and John Stuart; numerous cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends:  including The Grants Town and One Stop Beauty Staff, The Johnson Family and the Stuart family.
Friends may pay their last respects at Butlers' Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Ernest and York Streets on Friday August 26th 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p .m. and at the church on Saturday from 11:30 p.m. until service time.

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Tasia Shekira Rolle, 26

Home going service for the life of the late Tasia Shekira Rolle, 26 yrs., a resident of Minnie Street, who died on 21st August, 2011, will be held at Abundant Life Bible Church, Abundant Life Road, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Cranston Knowles, Pastor Tom Roberts & other Ministers of the Gospel. ;Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Left to cherish fond memories are her parents: Brian & Laverne Rolle; her brother: PC 3542 Teron Rolle; niece: T'earra Rolle; grandparents: Errol Sr. & Melitza Rolle & Deacon Bertram Archer Sr.; aunts: Catherine Johnson, Sharraine Walkes, Nadia Evans, Jasmine, Marie, Antoinette, Lucinda, & Patricia Rolle, Barbara Newbold, Debra Gibson, Patricia Dean, Martha McFall, Lenora, Sylvia, Cynthia, Evamae, Janice, Mary & Annamae Archer; uncles: Errol Jr., Michael & Scott Rolle, Colin Johnson, Corporal 816 Peter Walkes, Mervin Evans, Bertram Jr., Herbert, Mark, Franklyn & Sherwin Archer, Rev. Nelson McFall, Kirklyn Newbold & Bertram Dean; a host of other relatives & friends.
Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market Street, from 10-6:00 p.m., on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Kentania Lorac Forbes, 8 months

Memorial Service for Baby Kentania Lorac Forbes, 8 months, of East Street South, South Beach will be held on Saturday October 01st, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Evangelistic Pentecostal Church, Pentecostal Drive, Garden Hills II. Officiating will be Bishop Stanley M. Seymour assisted by Min. Raymond Rolle.

Left to cherish her memories are her mother: Carol Russell; her father: Kenneth Forbes Jr.; one sister: Rory Davis; two brothers: Kenwarrie and Kenneth “CJ” Forbes; two grandmothers: Marjorie Russell and Elizabeth Daxon-Sainlice; one grandfather: Kenneth Forbes Sr. one great grandmother: Brandhilda Russell; eight aunts: Kenasine Pratt, Kenva Simon; Kennanique Forbes, Colamae Duva ...

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A Better Life
  • Genre : Drama
  • Rating : TBC - To Be Classified

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners....

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Anita Bartlett, 63

Funeral Service for the Late Anita Bartlett, 63 years of Graham Drive, Gleniston Gardens, will be held on Friday September 2nd, 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Hill Street. Officiating will be Father Glen C. Nixon assisted by Fr. Anselm Russell.  Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.

Left to remember her treasured memories are her Daughters:  Urshula, Kim, Kenva and Khrystle; Mother: Albertha Bartlett; Sister: Karen; Adopted Sister: Gloria; Grandchildren:  L'Kheira, L'Renz, L'Nadya, L'Narjaye, L'Tahj and Ke'Shawn; Great Grandson: Brando Jr.  Sons-in-law: Warren, Andrés and Jevone; Nieces: Claudine, Karen and Samantha Nephews:  Trevor and Odrick Jr.; Grandniece: Dwinae; Other Relatives and Friends including:  Cassandra Hepburn, Terry Hepburn, George & Patricia Berry, Theresa Carroll of Florida, Donald Fox, Freddie Thompson, Herbert Duncombe of Florida, Patrick, Rhenado, Terez, Monique, Veronique and Catherine, Anthony "Boozie" Rolle and Elva Rolle, Sophia Moss, Aleia Collymore, Vaughn & Cassandra Miller, The Honorable Tommy Turnquest & Family, Attorney Mrs. Ruth Bowe-Darville & Family, Cherrien Williams, "The Golden Girls" (Sheila Butterfield, Beverley Deveaux, Vernie McKenzie, Brenda Martin and WP Inspector Hilda Gaitor), Ernest Rutherford, Greg, Derek & Ian Rutherford, Ernestine Kelly, Garnell Forbes, Edward Williams & Family, Anishka Culmer & Family, Kara Miller & Family, Garvin Williams, Dr. Leslie Culmer & Family, Dr. Ilsa Grant-Taylor, Diane Clarke & Family, Sharlene Hanna & Family, Angela Archer, Dr. Cleveland Williams, Eldece Clarke, Maria Bastian-Frazier & Family, Rosalie Farrington & Family, Leonard & Linda Burrows & Family, Lorenzo Burrows, Wesley Bastian & Family, Mervin & Rosita Burrows & Family, Claudette Young & Family, Hair Braiders Association, Tour Guides Association, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, The Free National Movement Woman's Association (Mt. Moriah), Harry & Joycelyn Ferguson & Family, Natalie Nelson & Family and the Staff of Teachers' & Salaried Workers Cooperative Credit Union Ltd.Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians, #44 Nassau Street on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Friday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

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Trevor Rudolph Ford, 53

Funeral service for Trevor Rudolph Ford, 53, of Farrington Road, will be held on Saturday, September 3rd , 2011, 11 a.m at Trinity Methodist Church, Fredrick Street. Officiating will be Rev. Bill Higgs, assisted by other ministers. Interment will be made at Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Left to cherish his memories are: Brothers: Michael & Ian Ford and Patrick Pratt Sisters: Ingrid Knowles, Deidre Ford-Knowles, Judy Burrows and Desiree Gaskin Brothers-in-Law: Daniel M. A. Knowles, Peter Knowles, Dr. Julian Gaskin and Donald Burrows Sisters-in-Law: Linda and Joyce Ford and Verona Pratt Nieces: Yacasta, Laquera, Yasmin and Terae Ford , Danael Knowles, Julina Gaskin, Shantel Major, Kristen an ...

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Darlene P. Smith Moncur, 62

Funeral Service for the Late Darlene P. Smith Moncur, 62 years of #2 Leeward and formerly of Baltimore, Maryland will be held on Friday September 9th, 10:00 a.m. at Coke Memorial Methodist Church, Fox Hill. Rev. Emily Demeritte will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.

Darlene leaves to mourn; a devoted sister: Denise Smith Brothers; a loving nephew and niece: Marcus Brothers and Staci Brothers; Aunts: Mildred Jessup, Teenie Linkins and Susan Smith; many loving cousins; a devoted sister and brother-in-law: Dweese and Irma Moncur; brothers-in-law: Genest Rolle and Norman Smith; Sister in law: Mag Rolle; Step children: Lenora Moncur, Monique Moncur Adderley, Ramon Moncur, Elgatha Moncur and Toya Grimes. She also leaves to mourn four step granddaughters and three step grandsons and one step great granddaughter, many Moncur nieces and nephews and many devoted friends in the United States and the Bahamas.

There will be No Public Viewing

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Denille Linaye Newry, 34

Funeral Service for the Late Denille Linaye Newry, 34 years of Minnis Track Subdivision, Carmichael Road will be held on Saturday September 3rd, 11:00 a.m. at Victory Temple Church of God, Hospital Lane & John Road. Pastor Devon A. Rolle assisted by Bishop Dencil Rolle will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.
She is survived by her husband of 14 years: Randolyn Newry; One son: Randolyn Daniel Newry; Her Parents: Lawrence and Dorinda Hanna; 2 Sisters: Lisa Musgrove and Tiffany Dean; 2 Nephews: Tre Smith and Barren Musgrove Jr.; 2 Nieces: Tatianna Musgrove and Tourea Dean; Father and Mother-in-Law: Randolyn Newly (Sr.) and Yvonne Campbell; 2 Sisters-in-Law: Mikelle and Kendra Newry; 3 Brothers-in-Law: Elton Newry. Barron Musgrove and Tobari Dean; 9 Aunts: Sarah Miller, Sylvia Linden, Frances, Patrice and Denise Cleare, Sandra, Charlotte and Eleanor Johnson, Corrine Curry, Marina, Rose and Lilla Hanna; 3 Uncles: Huedley Moss, Hansel Clarke and Dr. Eldon Johnson; 3 Aunts-in-Law: Victoria Moss, Maxine Clarke, Lydia Johnson; 2 Uncles-in-Law: David Miller, Anthony Linden; Other Relatives and Friends including: The Newry Family, Ernest Winters& Family, Irvin Armstrong & Family, Natha Rolle and Family, Alphonso Rolle and Family, the Francis family, Kenise Burrows and family, Keva Smith and Family (especially Kevano) Ms. Braynen & family, Sabrina Deleveaux and family, the Clarke family. Barry Lightbourne and Family, K.D.C, and family, Pastor Devon A. Rolle and Family, Dr. Myles Munroe and the B.F.M. Family, (Especially the Accounts Team), the Atlantis Family, Department of Public Service and Public Service Commission Families. Bishop Denzil Rolle & family, (Life W.C. Family) Pastor Andrews Evans & family (S.F.W.C. family), Jeff Grant and family, Dennis Campbell & family, Florence Newry & family, Renaldo Smith & family and Ramon Newry & family, One Family Prayer Ministry, Bishop Revy & Sister Francis, Doreen Thompson Lorena  Rolle and Family, Nenia Fox and Family, Mavis Culmer and Family, Megan Ferguson and family, Lavon Harris-Smith and family, Joy Moss and Family, Minister Lindell Rodgers-Johnson and Family, Mrs. Colleen Nottage and Family, Ms. Deborah Bastian and Family, Mrs. Joycelyn Gilbert and Family, Jack Curtis & family, Bettymae Bain & family, Mr. David R. Davis and Family, Apostle Brenda & Pastor Dwight Pratt and the family of Global Worship Centre, Stephanie Clears and family, Nelson Francis, Kermit Forbes, Pastor Ivry Johnson and the Gilead Family, the Financial Secretary and Staff of the Ministry of Finance.Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians, # 44 Nassau Street on Friday from 10::0 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

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Carolyn Elizabeth Bowleg, 43

Funeral Service for Carolyn Elizabeth Bowleg, 43, of West Bay Street, will be held on Friday, September 02nd, 2011, at 1:45 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road. Officiating will be Deacon Gregory Taylor. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive.
Left to cherish her memories are: her son : Dejon Carrington Bowleg ; her mother: Josephine Bowleg; three sisters: Vonique, Albertha and Ruthellen Bowleg; one brother: Nicholas Lenard Bowleg; sister-in-law: Marie Bowleg; two aunts: Rosaline Watkins and Sonia Smith; one uncle: Phillip Bowleg; three nieces: Andrenique Wright, Nicolette and Nicole Bowleg; two nephews: Deshad Turn ...

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Suspects shot by police

Two suspected armed robbers were injured during a shoot-out with police on Saturday, shortly after the men reportedly held up a Pinewood Gardens resident.
Up to yesterday the suspects, ages 22 and 18, were in hospital in stable condition under police guard, according to police.
According to preliminary reports, a man was walking through Cottonwood Street, Pinewood Gardens when he was approached by two gunmen and robbed of an undisclosed amount of money and jewelry.
The incident took place around 6:48 p.m.  After the men reportedly robbed the Pinewood resident, they    fled on foot in an unknown direction.
"Quick response by officers of the Southeastern Division resulted in the suspects confronting the police and opening fire on them while in the area of Sapodilla Boulevard, Pinewood Gardens," police said. "As a result, the police returned fire which resulted in both suspects being shot."
Police did not specify where the suspects were shot or the extent of their injuries.  No officers were injured during the shoot-out.
The officers recovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition and cash from the suspects.  The cash is believed to be the property of the victim.
Police said active investigations continue.  However the men are expected to face criminal charges when they are released from the hospital.

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'Armed robbers' shot by police


Tribune Staff Reporter

TWO armed robbers who shot at police in a bid to evade capture are now under guard at hospital.

Officers wounded and arrested the two after they robbed a Pinewood Gardens resident.

The men - aged 18 and 22 - were last night in stable condition, according to police, who yesterday sent out a strong warning to would-be criminals.

Superintendent Theophilus Cunningham, in charge of the Southeastern division, said: "We would like to send a clear message to the would-be criminals and suspects that if you intend to commit a crime, and you are caught, you are going to have to spend the time."

The shooting inciden ...

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