Crime

National player in forgery offence
National player in forgery offence

August 11, 2022

A member of the national women's basketball team appeared in court yesterday accused of trying to use a fake police record to travel through Lynden Pindling International Airport.

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Police chief: Scrap bail for serious criminals
Police chief: Scrap bail for serious criminals

August 10, 2022

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander says he fully supports Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe's position that people charged with serious crimes should be kept in custody rather than be released on bail.

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Parents warned after boy drowned in canal
Parents warned after boy drowned in canal

August 10, 2022

A TEENAGE boy drowned while swimming with friends in the Seabreeze Canal yesterday.

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Alleged Homicide of Bahamian in Philadelphia

August 09, 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been made aware of an alleged homicide of a Bahamian citizen in Philadelphia.

Nothing has been confirmed by US authorities but The Bahamas Consul General has been in contact with the Philadelphia Police Department and will advise the public further as more information becomes available.

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Woman to be charged with child neglect in relation to boy in pond
Woman to be charged with child neglect in relation to boy in pond

August 08, 2022

A woman will be charged in court today with child neglect in relation to the boy whose body was found in a pond last week in a suspected drowning incident, police said yesterday. The 42-year-old woman, of Eight Street in New Providence, will be charged at 10 a.m.

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Man convicted of murder
Man convicted of murder

August 08, 2022

After three hours of deliberation, a jury on Friday convicted Vernal Johnson of murder. Johnson argued that he acted in self-defense in the February 9, 2018 shooting that took the life of Rico Taylor, who was otherwise known as "Bobo".

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Two questioned by police over shooting death
Two questioned by police over shooting death

August 07, 2022

Police are questioning two men in their early twenties in connection with a shooting death on Saturday.

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Why hasn't family of boy found in pond come forward
Why hasn't family of boy found in pond come forward?

August 04, 2022

A DAY after the body of a boy was discovered in waters of a pond near the Oakes Field Sports Centre Golf Academy, no one has come forward to claim the child or reveal his identity.

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Body found in vehicle
Body found in vehicle

August 03, 2022

A MAN was found in a silver-colored CRV Honda SUV on Warren Street, off Farrington Road, yesterday.

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Police hunt for man after cutlass attack
Police hunt for man after cutlass attack

August 03, 2022

CRIMINAL Investigation Department officers are looking for a man responsible for a cutlass attack on a 45-year-old resident of Market Street.

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Suspect is charged with four-year-old boy39s murder
Suspect is charged with four-year-old boy's murder

August 03, 2022

A 22-year-old man was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday in connection with the murder of four-year-old Kenton Seymour Jr.

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Man accused of accomplice39s death in botched murder scheme
Man accused of accomplice's death in botched murder scheme

August 03, 2022

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday for the death of his accomplice in a botched murder scheme after a string of attempted murders.

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Migrants solution needs help for Haiti
Migrants solution needs help for Haiti

August 03, 2022

CONSULTANT Louby Georges says greater emphasis needs to be placed on guarding the "poorly" manned borders of Haiti.

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Man charged with murder of 4-year-old
Man charged with murder of 4-year-old

August 03, 2022

Prosecutors say they have found the man responsible for the July 26 shooting murder of four-year-old Kenton Seymour Jr. at Fleming Street.

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Three die in separate suspected drownings
Three die in separate suspected drownings

August 03, 2022

Police yesterday reported that three people died in suspected drownings in separate incidents. In the first incident, police said a woman on Andros died after attempting to rescue a child who was drowning.

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Man charged with murder of alleged accomplice
Man charged with murder of alleged accomplice

August 03, 2022

A man accused of accidentally killing his alleged partner-in-crime has been charged with murder. Prosecutors allege that Miguel Lewis, 26, of Lincoln Boulevard South, killed Ken Lewis Jr. by mistake on July 25.

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Expand visa system to control Haitian flow
Expand visa system to control Haitian flow

August 02, 2022

HAITIAN Chargé de Affairs Anthony Pierre Brutus says he believes the only way to discourage Haitians from travelling illegally to and from The Bahamas is to grant visas to the community.

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Man murdered on GB
Man murdered on GB

August 02, 2022

A man was murdered in Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock, in Grand Bahama on Saturday morning, police said. Police said the victim was standing outside a business around midnight when he was approached by two armed men wearing masks. One man had a high-powered rifle and the other had a handgun.

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Three shot in attempted armed robbery
Three shot in attempted armed robbery

August 01, 2022

THREE men are in hospital after being shot during an attempted armed robbery on Saturday.

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Four charged in connection with human smuggling tragedy
Four charged in connection with human smuggling tragedy

July 29, 2022

Four men appeared in court on Friday, charged in connection with last Sunday's human smuggling boat tragedy in which 17 people, including a pregnant woman, lost their lives.

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