Crime

Bonus scam firings on hold for police probe
Bonus scam firings on hold for police probe

January 17, 2019

MINISTRY of Education officials were to meet with investigators of the Royal Bahamas Police Force's Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday to discuss the parameters of a probe into suspected collusion among employees who are believed to have defrauded the government of almost $450,000...

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ZNS cyber attack was predicted
ZNS cyber attack was predicted

January 16, 2019

POLICE have sought assistance from "international partners" after radio servers at ZNS were hacked for ransom on Monday.

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Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, stabbed at Poland Charity event
Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, stabbed at Poland Charity event

January 14, 2019

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has been seriously injured after being stabbed on stage at the country's biggest charity event, officials say...

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Father shot dead - just like his son
Father shot dead - just like his son

January 14, 2019

GRAND Bahama recorded its first homicide for 2019 when well-known musician and businessman Lester Adderley Sr was shot outside a night spot in Freeport early Sunday morning...

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Minister Dames Highlights Crime-Fighting and RBPF Initiatives

January 11, 2019

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin H. Dames, said, on January 6, 2019, that, despite the accomplishments that the Royal Bahamas Police Force officers may have had over the previous year...

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Film casts new light on prosecutor attack

January 11, 2019

LAVITA Thurston outfitted her home with surveillance cameras in December, three years after her daughter was killed on her front porch...

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Commissioner defends police shootings in crime battle: IN ANY WAR THERE ARE CASUALTIES
Commissioner defends police shootings in crime battle: IN ANY WAR THERE ARE CASUALTIES

January 09, 2019

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson said yesterday police are at “war” with criminals, adding there will likely be “casualties” when people confront law enforcement officers...

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Police seek motive in lawyer stabbing
Police seek motive in lawyer stabbing

January 08, 2019

A PROSECUTOR at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is nursing wounds after he was stabbed in the head on Sunday night, an attack officials say has little precedent in The Bahamas...

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Probation for cashiers who admitted theft

January 04, 2019

Three cashiers who stole from their employers and tried to cover their tracks by altering invoices were yesterday placed on probation for two years. Angel Storr, 21, of Yellow Elder; Ashadee Adderley, 28, of Golden Isles Road; and Ashley Winters, 25, of Essex Street, were [...]

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54 Haitian migrants apprehended in the Abacos
54 Haitian migrants apprehended in the Abacos

January 04, 2019

ifty-four Haitian migrants were apprehended in the Abacos yesterday during a joint operation between the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), the Bahamas Immigration Department and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF).

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Prison officers strip searched
Prison officers strip searched

January 04, 2019

CORRECTIONAL officers are protesting a "demoralising" process that sees officers strip searched before the start of their shift.

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Police arrest woman after she shoots gun from moving vehicle
Police arrest woman after she shoots gun from moving vehicle

January 03, 2019

A WOMAN was taken into police custody on New Year's Day in connection with a viral video taken of what is believed to be her shooting a gun from a moving vehicle.

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'No more worrying if he is safe'

January 03, 2019

The mother of a 19-year-old man who was murdered on New Year’s Day said yesterday he is in a better place and she no longer has to worry about his safety.

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Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing
Another two dozen Haitians charged with illegal landing

January 03, 2019

TWO dozen Haitian migrants were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday, charged with illegal landing...

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Grand Bahama man in hospital after shooting
Grand Bahama man in hospital after shooting

January 03, 2019

A GRAND Bahama man is in hospital following a shooting incident in the Eight Mile Rock area late Tuesday evening, according to a senior police official...

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Sexual assaults the most reported criminal activity on cruise ships making calls to the United States

January 03, 2019

ALLEGATIONS of sexual assault remain the most reported criminal activity on board cruise ships making calls to the United States, according to year-end statistics...

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UPDATED: Teenager is first murder of year
UPDATED: Teenager is first murder of year

January 02, 2019

Police are investigating after a man died following a shooting on Market Street on New Year's Day...

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US fired tear gas into Mexico early on New Year's Day

January 02, 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the early hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that about 45...

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16 Haitians held after wooden sloop found
16 Haitians held after wooden sloop found

January 02, 2019

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force apprehended 16 Haitians after discovering a wooden sloop around 1am yesterday...

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Marital rape issue must be addressed
Marital rape issue must be addressed

January 02, 2019

THE government can no longer ignore calls for martial rape legislation, Social Services Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday...

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