Crime

Man and woman held after large drug seizure
Man and woman held after large drug seizure

June 24, 2017

A man and woman were taken into custody after a large amount of drugs was seized early on Saturday...

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Staff Questioned Under Police Caution
Staff Questioned Under Police Caution

June 23, 2017

The Department of Education categorically refutes circulating media reports about the arrest of three Ministry of Education employees, now reportedly in Police custody, involving the alleged stealing of $245,000.00...

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Bahamas Sends Condolences to Vanuatu on passing of President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale

June 20, 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas has expressed the country’s condolences to the Government and people of Vanuatu on the passing of Vanuatu’s President, Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale. President Lonsdale died suddenly on Saturday of a reported heart attack...

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Nation has 11th highest homicide rate in world
Nation has 11th highest homicide rate in world

June 15, 2017

THE Bahamas has the 11th highest homicide rate in the world, triple the rate considered by the World Health Organization as an epidemic, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands revealed in the House of Assembly yesterday...

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Safe thought to be target in forklift raid

June 13, 2017

THE would-be thieves who broke into the Department of Customs' warehouse over the weekend were attempting to steal a safe containing thousands of dollars and customs receipt books, according to a source close to the government agency...

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Sex assault on Canadian woman by jetski operator
Sex assault on Canadian woman by jetski operator

June 13, 2017

A CANADIAN woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Jet Ski operator near Paradise Island yesterday afternoon, according to police...

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Murders up 22 per cent
Murders up 22 per cent

June 13, 2017

THERE have been 66 murders so far this year, representing a 22 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2016, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames told the House of Assembly last night...

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Man shot dead as he leaves club
Man shot dead as he leaves club

June 12, 2017

POLICE are investigating another murder after a man was shot dead Saturday morning...

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Forklift raid at Customs warehouse

June 12, 2017

A BREAK-IN at the Department of Customs’ warehouse near the Lynden Pindling International Airport involved suspects who drove a forklift through the walls of the building, causing significant damage to the structure...

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Break-in at customs warehouse near LPIA
Break-in at customs warehouse near LPIA

June 12, 2017

Someone drove a forklift into a wall at the Bahamas Customs warehouse near Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) and ransacked the building during a break-in between Saturday evening and 8 a.m. yesterday, police said. According to reports, the culprit or culprits broke into the building where freight is stored and used the forklift to move items...

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Terror suspect is deemed a flight risk
Terror suspect is deemed a flight risk

June 09, 2017

ALLEGED Neo-Nazi and former St Andrew's School student Brandon Russell was called a flight risk by federal prosecutors during a bail hearing yesterday.

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Boy stabbed in fight at high school

June 07, 2017

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital for treatment of "minor wounds" after he was stabbed with a knife during an argument with another teenager at H O Nash Junior High School yesterday...

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Student stabbed at GHS
Student stabbed at GHS

June 06, 2017

A Government High School (GHS) student was stabbed by another student during an altercation at the school's campus today, authorities said...

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Three killed over holiday weekend
Three killed over holiday weekend

June 06, 2017

A MAN was shot multiple times and killed yesterday afternoon in front of his home off Mackey Street - and another man died in hospital after a later shooting on Mackey Street and Wulff Road - bringing the total of murders over the holiday period to three...

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Man found dead in Acklins, hours after stabbing incident

June 04, 2017

A man was found dead in Acklins on Sunday morning, hours after he was involved in a violent altercation...

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Fatalities after Central London vehicle stabbing incidents

June 03, 2017

More than one person has died after an incident involving a vehicle and stabbings in the London Bridge area of the capital, police have said.

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Man in hospital after York Street shooting

June 03, 2017

Police are seeking the public's help in locating four men after a shooting left a man detained in hospital on Friday night...

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AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition found at Pepper Road home
AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition found at Pepper Road home

June 01, 2017

POLICE arrested a male and a female early on Wednesday morning after officers discovered an AK-47 assault rifle along with 30 rounds of ammunition in their home...

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Teenager dies in Eight Mile Rock stabbing
Teenager dies in Eight Mile Rock stabbing

May 31, 2017

A 16-year-old was fatally stabbed in Eight Mile Rock on Monday evening, pushing the island's murder count to seven for 2017...

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16-year-old dead after stabbing on Grand Bahama
16-year-old dead after stabbing on Grand Bahama

May 30, 2017

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that left a 16-year-old boy dead on Monday...

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