Crime

Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed
Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

November 20, 2018

A doctor, a newly graduated pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago, police say...

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Victim was trying to escape violence
Victim was trying to escape violence

November 14, 2018

THE family of the man fatally shot while walking on Watlins Street is reeling after his death, with one relative saying 19-year-old Stantavio Ramsey had recently moved out of a violent area to make something of his life.

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FBI briefing over visa fraud sting
FBI briefing over visa fraud sting

November 14, 2018

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames told reporters yesterday the Federal Bureau of Investigation is expected to fully brief Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson...

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Man shot dead off Andros Avenue
Man shot dead off Andros Avenue

November 13, 2018

A man is dead after a shooting off Andros Avenue on Monday...

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UPDATED: Victim's body found lying in the street
UPDATED: Victim's body found lying in the street

November 12, 2018

A man is dead after a shooting off Kemp Road late on Friday night.

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FBI sting blows open visa scam
FBI sting blows open visa scam

November 07, 2018

A two-year FBI sting operation into visa fraud in the Bahamas has uncovered an alleged bribery ring between senior Bahamas immigration officials and a purported justice of the peace for fraudulent long-term work permits...

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Cops probe body found in bushes
Cops probe body found in bushes

October 29, 2018

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man's partially decomposed body found in bushes in the Cowpen Road area yesterday...

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Poachers haul - half was undersize
Poachers haul - half was undersize

October 19, 2018

ACTING Director of Fisheries Edison Deleveaux yesterday estimated that more than 20,000 to 30,000 pounds each of fishery products were on board two of the three Dominican vessels that were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force over the weekend...

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Three Americans held in credit card fraud
Three Americans held in credit card fraud

October 18, 2018

THREE American men are in police custody after officers discovered a large amount of fraudulent credit cards, $10,000 in Bitcoins and a unknown amount of suspected cocaine in a home on Yamacraw Hill Road...

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Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort
Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort

October 15, 2018

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is escorting three "motherships" with 124 fishermen from the Dominican Republic to the capital after they were turned over to the Defence Force by the Cuban Border Patrol earlier today...

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BTC Spam Alert
BTC Spam Alert

October 09, 2018

BTC advises its mobile customers to avoid any calls originating from a “375” area code and also not to return these calls. The calls have been identified as a ‘one ring spam hoax’...

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Arrests in Abaco after dangerous drugs, firearms, ammunition found
Arrests in Abaco after dangerous drugs, firearms, ammunition found

September 27, 2018

Four people persons were arrested in Abaco after police discovered dangerous drugs, firearms, and ammunition at a residence, police reported on yesterday...

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WE LOVE YOU DADDY: Final farewell to slain officer
WE LOVE YOU DADDY: Final farewell to slain officer

September 27, 2018

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said the shooting death of Inspector Carlis Blatch, former aide-de-camp to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, should renew the countrys fight against violent crime...

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Beach body is missing victim of 'shooting'
Beach body is missing victim of 'shooting'

September 26, 2018

A DECOMPOSING body was found on a beach in Abaco Monday evening...

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Robber shot in botched bank raid
Robber shot in botched bank raid

September 25, 2018

A PRISON officer foiled an attempted robbery when he shot the suspect outside a banking establishment on Prince Charles Drive yesterday afternoon...

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Footage of police assault 'appalling'
Footage of police assault 'appalling'

September 20, 2018

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames conceded yesterday the Royal Bahamas Police Force must be more transparent with the public about its investigations into use-of-force incidents involving police officers...

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Family's agony over double murders
Family's agony over double murders

September 20, 2018

A relative of slain Deadmans Reef couple Barry and Sheena Johnson told the Supreme Court her family continues to struggle with the pain of how they were murdered and left like animals three years ago...

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Crime stats down - and it's 'not by accident'
Crime stats down - and it's 'not by accident'

September 19, 2018

MAJOR crime categories continue to trend downward and it's not by "happenstance", National Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday...

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Three Americans held over gun seizures
Three Americans held over gun seizures

September 17, 2018

THREE Americans are in police custody after they were found with weapons over the weekend...

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Minnis declares 'War on Crime'
Minnis declares 'War on Crime'

September 17, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday reiterated his plea for the country to unite against criminality as he underscored the psychological toll murders wrought on the nation...

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