Crime

Abaco lounge fined 30k for breach
Abaco lounge fined 30k for breach

March 03, 2021

THE co-owners of an Abaco lounge were ticketed $30,500 for breaching COVID-19 Emergency Powers Orders by having nearly 100 people crammed into a space only meant to hold 24.

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Six charged for care home cruelty
Six charged for care home cruelty

February 26, 2021

SIX women were charged yesterday with child cruelty in connection with the beating of a number of wards at the Children’s Emergency Hostel.

Last month a surveillance video showing children being beaten in a care home went viral on social media. After the footage became public, a number of employees were “relieved of their duties” pending the outcome of a police investigation.

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'LOCK IT DOWN': Rolle quits after PM 'shut' ministry and ordered in auditors
'LOCK IT DOWN': Rolle quits after PM 'shut' ministry and ordered in auditors

February 24, 2021

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis ordered a lockdown of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture just days before an internal audit he requested uncovered findings that led to the resignation of Sea Breeze MP Lanisha Rolle, The Tribune can confirm.

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Suspect held in double shooting
Suspect held in double shooting

February 23, 2021

A MAN is dead and another is in hospital after a double shooting last night on John Road off Hospital Lane.

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Man found dead in pool of blood
Man found dead in pool of blood

February 22, 2021

A MAN was shot dead in Grand Bahama last night.

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Nygard's Bahamas court actions cost him dear
Nygard's Bahamas court actions cost him dear

February 08, 2021

Nygard faces nine counts of sex trafficking and racketeering in the US and has been in custody in Canada since December and over recent weeks has been fighting to be released on bail.

In a ruling issued on Friday Judge Shawn Greenberg said Nygard must stay behind bars as to release him – even with stringent restrictions on his movements – there was a risk he would try to leave the country.

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Woman jailed for five years

February 08, 2021

A woman who unsuccessfully challenged the validity of her plea agreement was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday.

Shukuanya Thompson, 41, in January, lost a bid to have her guilty pleas to stealing close to $180,000 from the National Insurance Board quashed.

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Man acquitted of rape

February 08, 2021

A jury on Friday acquitted a construction worker who was accused of raping a girl he met online.

Tavarous Munroe, 27, of Old Cedar Street, Yellow Elder Gardens, was found not guilty by a majority verdict of 8-1. The panel deliberated for two hours.

Munroe was charged with unlawful sexual intercourse because he was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old, who was too young to legally consent.

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Nygard denied bail
Nygard denied bail

February 05, 2021

A JUDGE in Winnipeg, Manitoba denied Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard bail Friday on a US extradition request over charges of sex trafficking and racketeering.

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Two BTVI staffers dismissed for theft
Two BTVI staffers dismissed for theft

February 05, 2021

TWO Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute staff members have been fired for stealing following an independent investigation by its board of directors.

According to a statement yesterday the thefts were restricted to the two employees and were not part of a larger criminal operation.

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Beating care home kids to be banned
Beating care home kids to be banned

February 03, 2021

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday his ministry plans to eliminate corporal punishment in all children’s homes following recommendations from the National Child Protection Council that the practice be “ceased” immediately.

This comes amid an ongoing police investigation into the Children’s Emergency Hostel after shocking surveillance footage at the care home went viral last month, showing numerous children being severely beaten.

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Focus on Nygard - not on the police
Focus on Nygard - not on the police

February 03, 2021

POLICE Commissioner Paul Rolle said yesterday people should focus on sex crime allegations against fashion mogul Peter Nygard and not claims that link him to corruption by members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

He also said he is “extremely pleased” with RBPF officers despite allegations of bribery against some officers highlighted in a Canadian television programme about Nygard’s alleged sex crimes.

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Why did police have to shoot
Why did police have to shoot

February 02, 2021

THE sister of a man who died under a hail of bullets from police at the Bahamas Hot Rod Association track on Sunday night believes officers had no reason to shoot him...

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Police shoot dead fleeing suspect
Police shoot dead fleeing suspect

February 01, 2021

A MAN was killed in a police-involved shooting yesterday after he attempted to "evade" officers, the Royal Bahamas Police Force said...

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UPDATED: Man dies after shooting off Soldier Road
UPDATED: Man dies after shooting off Soldier Road

January 28, 2021

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident off Soldier Road that left a man dead on Tuesday night...

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Man dies after shooting off Soldier Road
Man dies after shooting off Soldier Road

January 27, 2021

A man is dead after a shooting incident off Soldier Road on Tuesday night...

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Johnson - I was the victim
Johnson - I was the victim

January 26, 2021

SOUTH and Central Eleuthera MP Hank Johnson broke his silence yesterday to say he expects a man who allegedly attacked him last week to be charged in the Magistrate's Court with causing harm...

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UPDATED: Man dies after Village Road shooting
UPDATED: Man dies after Village Road shooting

January 22, 2021

A MAN is dead after a shooting at Village Road yesterday...

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Village Road Closed (Shooting Video)

January 21, 2021

Happening now: Police have closed Village Rd just north of Wulff Road junction.

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Man charged with killing in the course of dangerous driving
Man charged with killing in the course of dangerous driving

January 21, 2021

A man accused of killing a married couple on Christmas Day due to “dangerous driving” was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court today.

Alexander Butler, 33, of Monastery Park, was charged with two counts of killing in the course of dangerous driving and driving without third party risk insurance.

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