Crime

Club owner and dancers face immigration charges
Club owner and dancers face immigration charges

July 17, 2018

A BAHAMIAN club owner and four Jamaican women employed as dancers were charged in the Freeport Magistrate's Court for various immigration offences yesterday.Lincoln Leon Capron, 48, the owner of Liquid Lounge, appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnso...

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Man facing court for drive-by killing
Man facing court for drive-by killing

July 17, 2018

A 21-year-old man was charged in a Magistrate's Court yesterday with shooting another man to death in a drive-by shooting in New Providence last week. Walter Johnson, of Milton Street, stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt charged with...

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Tourist robbed of rental scooter on West Bay Street
Tourist robbed of rental scooter on West Bay Street

July 17, 2018

A MALE tourist was robbed of a rental scooter while at West Bay Street, police said.This incident occurred less than three weeks after two tourists were robbed in the same area.Although Sunday's robbery follows what has appeared to be a cluster...

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Murder victim identified as teenage boy
Murder victim identified as teenage boy

July 17, 2018

THE murder victim who was shot dead on Friday morning was only 17 years old, police revealed yesterday.He has been identified as Sean Augustin of Lightbourn Avenue.He was shot shortly after 2am on Baillou Hill Road.Police initially said a man was...

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160 migrants intercepted at Ragged Island and Acklins
160 migrants intercepted at Ragged Island and Acklins

July 16, 2018

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force, in conjunction with international counterparts, apprehended two migrant sloops in separate operations early yesterday morning with more than 160 people on board.The first sloop carrying Haitian migrants was intercepted...

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Man killed in double shooting
Man killed in double shooting

July 16, 2018

A MAN is dead and another was taken to hospital after a double shooting on Friday...

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46 DOMINICANS ACCUSED OF POACHING
46 DOMINICANS ACCUSED OF POACHING

July 16, 2018

LESS than a week after they were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, 46 Dominican fishermen were charged in court on Thursday afternoon for poaching in Bahamian waters.The Dominican nationals all appeared before Magistrate Cara Turnquest...

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TWO DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENTS
TWO DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENTS

July 16, 2018

TWO pedestrians have died within three days of each other in separate traffic accidents, one in Abaco, the other in Grand Bahama.The latest incident is believed to have been "a hit and run".According to police, shortly after 1am on July 7, a traffic...

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RBDF investigating threats made on social media after arrests
RBDF investigating threats made on social media after arrests

July 16, 2018

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force has addressed threats made on its social media page allegedly by foreign nationals after 46 Dominican poachers were charged in Bahamian courts. In a press release issued on Saturday, the RBDF assured the public that is...

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Police investigating after pedestrian killed in Grand Bahama
Police investigating after pedestrian killed in Grand Bahama

July 15, 2018

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic fatality after a male pedestrian died on Sunday...

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Man dies in suspected suicide.
Man dies in suspected suicide.

July 15, 2018

Police are investigating a suspected suicide on Inagua on Friday...

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Three arrested in connection with major housebreaking ring
Three arrested in connection with major housebreaking ring

July 13, 2018

GRAND Bahama Police have arrested three men who they believe are part of a major housebreaking ring, recovering a major haul of stolen items, including more than a dozen flat-screen televisions...

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Peter Nygard guilty of contempt of court
Peter Nygard guilty of contempt of court

July 13, 2018

A SUPREME Court judge has found Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard guilty of contempt of court for the third time for breaching her order prohibiting him from engaging in any illegal dredging near his property in Lyford Cay...

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Bruno Rufa and partner take legal action against government
Bruno Rufa and partner take legal action against government

July 13, 2018

CANADIAN Bruno Rufa and his partner Sandra Georgiou have taken legal action against the government for its refusal to grant their multiple applications for Home Owner's Resident Cards because they did not submit a utility bills with their applications...

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No one in custody yet over Rose Island stabbing
No one in custody yet over Rose Island stabbing

July 13, 2018

POLICE have the name of just one person involved in a dramatic Rose Island incident that left a stabbed man in serious condition at the Princess Margaret Hospital this week...

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Three charged over murder in Culmersville
Three charged over murder in Culmersville

July 13, 2018

THREE men between the ages of 21 and 25 were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday charged with murdering a man in the Culmersville...

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Man in hospital after Rose Island stabbing
Man in hospital after Rose Island stabbing

July 13, 2018

A MAN is in hospital after he was stabbed by a group of men during an argument on a boat in waters off Rose Island that was caught on cell phone video. According to police, shortly after 7pm on Tuesday, a man was on Rose Island when he got into a fight...

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'Put up the fines for poachers'
'Put up the fines for poachers'

July 11, 2018

WHILE new Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard is calling for stricter penalties for poachers to be implemented, he stopped short of advocating for their vessels to be sunk...

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Boy led police on car chase
Boy led police on car chase

June 22, 2018

A fifteen-year-old boy is in police custody accused of stealing a vehicle, leading police on a car chase and damaging multiple cars parked at the Marathon Mall on Wednesday...

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Defense Force Apprehends Poachers
Defense Force Apprehends Poachers

June 20, 2018

A Dominican fishing vessel was brought into the Defence Force Base on Monday morning by Her Majesty's Bahamian Ship (HMBS) Durward Knowles, after it was apprehended for poaching in Bahamian waters on Saturday morning...

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