Crime

Help cops catch two girls' sex attackers
Help cops catch two girls' sex attackers

May 16, 2018

POLICE are investigating two separate cases of sexual assault involving female children...

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Beware of gunmen in women's clothing
Beware of gunmen in women's clothing

May 14, 2018

TWO armed men dressed as women, complete with black wigs, yesterday robbed a watch and jewellery store in downtown Nassau...

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UPDATED: Police quiz suspect in teenager's knife death
UPDATED: Police quiz suspect in teenager's knife death

May 14, 2018

Police are investigating after a man died in a stabbing incident in Nassau Village on Friday night...

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Man appeals life sentences in double murder

May 09, 2018

A man convicted of a double murder has been appointed a lawyer to challenge his convictions. Attorney Christina Galanos appeared before the Court of Appeal yesterday to accept the brief for George Prince Williams. In 2014, then Supreme Court Justice Roy Jones sentenced George Williams [...]
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UPDATED: Two dead after stabbing incidents
UPDATED: Two dead after stabbing incidents

May 07, 2018

WEEKEND stabbings claimed the lives of a woman and a man in two separate incidents in Nassau...

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Bahamian Austin Knowles Handed Over To US DEA
Bahamian Austin Knowles Handed Over To US DEA

May 05, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas reports that, pursuant to the Extradition Act 1994, Bahamian national Mr. Austin Knowles was turned over to US authorities today, 4 May 2018, to face charges of drug smuggling.

Mr. Knowles is now in US custody in the United States.

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Careless driver fined 5,000 for crash that killed man
Careless driver fined 5,000 for crash that killed man

May 04, 2018

A 59-year-old woman was yesterday ordered to pay a $5,000 fine or face two years in prison for killing a man after crashing into his vehicle, moments after she allegedly attempted to flee the scene of an earlier crash two months ago.

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Prime Minister Launches National Neighborhood Watch Council

May 01, 2018

In keeping with its 2017 Manifesto which calls for establishment of a National Neighborhood Watch Council, the Free National Movement Government unveiled a comprehensive plan to prevent and reduce the incidence of crime throughout the country...

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A 400 price to pay for trying to leave country with 33,000
A 400 price to pay for trying to leave country with 33,000

May 01, 2018

FOUR Haitians, two women and two men, were yesterday fined $100 each after pleading guilty to attempting to leave the country with over $33,000 in foreign currency.

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Illegal Dumper Caught Red Handed

April 30, 2018

Each month, its estimated that thousands of pounds of illegal waste are dumped in remote areas across various family islands...On Grand Bahama, beaches, service roads and other sparsely populated...

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Police units to be merged to tackle business crimes
Police units to be merged to tackle business crimes

April 30, 2018

THE Business Technology and Forfeiture Tracing Units of the Royal Bahamas Police Force will be merged to address increased occurrences of business-related theft, fraud and cyber crime in the country, National Security Minister Marvin Dames has said.

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Police probe Bahamasair ticket scam
Police probe Bahamasair ticket scam

April 24, 2018

A FRAUDULENT credit card scheme involving ticket purchases at Bahamasair is under investigation by the Business Technology Crimes Division of the Central Detective Unit...

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Bank teller 'stole' 49k off Former Governor General Arthur Hanna
Bank teller 'stole' 49k off Former Governor General Arthur Hanna

April 24, 2018

A 21-year-old bank teller was charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with using his job to steal more than $49,000 from former Governor General Arthur Dion Hanna over a six-month period...

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Public Works Minister Supports Witness Anonymity Amendment Bill

April 20, 2018

The Hon. Desmond Bannister, Minister of Public Works, called on members of the House of Assembly to unite in their opposition to murderers, drug dealers and human traffickers, and underscored that Parliament will leave “no stone unturned” in its efforts to empower the courts to convict those who are truly guilty of such “heinous” crimes...

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Minister Dames: Amendment to Witness Anonymity Act not an Attempt to Infringe on Rights of the Accused

April 19, 2018

During his seconding of the amendment to the Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Act, 2011, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said, on April 18, 2018, that it is not an attempt to infringe on the rights of the accused for a fair trial, but a means to ensure that the rights of witnesses are equally protected, which, he noted, is considered to be the foundation of successful criminal justice systems...

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49 years for Blair murderer
49 years for Blair murderer

April 17, 2018

THE man convicted of the October 2014 home invasion and consequent shooting death of Blair Estates resident Andre Cartwright was sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison yesterday by a Supreme Court judge.

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Man dies in hospital after latest shooting
Man dies in hospital after latest shooting

April 10, 2018

A MAN has died in hospital after a shooting on Homestead Street last night...

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'Human Trafficking' Course Participants Visit Minister Dames

April 06, 2018

Bahamian participants in Session 57: “Strengthening our Resolve to Respond to Trans-National Crimes” -- a three-week specialized training course on Human Trafficking -- paid a courtesy call on Minister of National Security, the Hon. Marvin H. Dames...

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Pit Bull suspects released
Pit Bull suspects released

April 06, 2018

POLICE have released the owner of the pit bull at the centre of a viral dog killing incident due to insufficient evidence...

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Knife killer shot dead at party
Knife killer shot dead at party

April 04, 2018

TWO men on Grand Bahama are dead and a senior immigration officer, a relative of one of the victims, is in custody assisting police with their investigation...

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