Crime

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 Deadman’s 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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'PURSUE HIM TO BOUNDS OF HELL': Minnis riles at aide's killing - he must be caught
'PURSUE HIM TO BOUNDS OF HELL': Minnis riles at aide's killing - he must be caught

September 14, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has instructed Royal Bahamas Police Force Commissioner Anthony Ferguson to use all resources available, including marines to track Inspector Carlis Blatch’s killer, even to the “bounds of hell,” to ensure justice is done...

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Ministry of National Security Confirmed Island Wide-Hunt
Ministry of National Security Confirmed Island Wide-Hunt

September 13, 2018

The Ministry of National Security last night confirmed that an island-wide manhunt is underway for the gunman in Wednesday's murder of Inspector Carlis Blatch...

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Gunned down in front of his little girl
Gunned down in front of his little girl

September 13, 2018

THE respected aide-de-camp to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling was shot in front of his daughter during a school pickup yesterday afternoon and later died in the Princess Margaret Hospital from his injuries...

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Four held in 400k drug bust
Four held in 400k drug bust

September 03, 2018

POLICE arrested four men in connection with the seizure of nearly $400,000 worth of suspected marijuana found on board a boat in the Coral Harbour area...

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21 caught in police operation with US
21 caught in police operation with US

August 31, 2018

AN early morning joint law enforcement operation resulted in the arrest of 21 people for various offences, police said...

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Three accused over armed robbery
Three accused over armed robbery

August 28, 2018

THREE men including a teenager were yesterday arraigned in Magistrate's Court in connection with an armed robbery offence. Teniro Minnis, 20, stood before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on one count each of armed robbery, possession of an unlicensed firearm...

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Police seek assistance after armed raids
Police seek assistance after armed raids

August 27, 2018

POLICE have appealed to the public for assistance in solving three armed robberies that occurred on the weekend, including theft of deposit bags from an armoured truck.Two of the robberies happened in New Providence, the third in Grand Bahama. In the...

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Man in critical condition after Fox Hill shooting
Man in critical condition after Fox Hill shooting

August 25, 2018

A man sustained serious injuries after being shot in Fox Hill early on Saturday morning...

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Man wanted by police in Grand Bahama
Man wanted by police in Grand Bahama

August 24, 2018

POLICE in Grand Bahama are seeking the public's help with locating a wanted man from New Providence...

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Theft and laundering case delay
Theft and laundering case delay

August 24, 2018

A 23-year-old man awaiting trial on three counts of theft and one count of money laundering in connection with more than $60,000 his girlfriend stole from her employer over a seven-month period, had the case against him adjourned to September 4 yesterday...

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Conference to tackle child exploitation

August 23, 2018

ADVOCACY group Bahamas Against Crime is hosting a conference next month to address the exploitation of children."The high level of crimes against children and the exploitation of children in The Bahamas is cause for great alarm," the group, led by Rev...

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Three jailed over seizure of marijuana
Three jailed over seizure of marijuana

August 21, 2018

A BAHAMIAN man and two Jamaican men were sentenced to three and a half years in prison yesterday for last week's seizure of 375 pounds of marijuana at a residence on Meadow Street.Two additional people - a Jamaican woman and a Bahamian man - were also...

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American caught with 43k coke in luggage
American caught with 43k coke in luggage

August 20, 2018

AN American man found with more than $40,000 worth of cocaine in his luggage was one of several people arrested for drug offences over the weekend...

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Police hunt for missing man in Acklins
Police hunt for missing man in Acklins

August 20, 2018

POLICE are looking for Fletcher Moss of Acklins, who was reported missing.Mr Moss is 37 and his last known address was in Salina Point. He has a dark brown complexion, a slim build and is about 5'6" to 5'8".Anyone with information on his whereabouts...

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