Crime

Three men arrested over weekend drug seizures in Bimini
Three men arrested over weekend drug seizures in Bimini

March 21, 2017

AUTHORITIES arrested three men over the weekend after drugs valued at more than $420,000 were seized in two separate incidents...

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UPDATED: Gunman shoots worker dead
UPDATED: Gunman shoots worker dead

March 21, 2017

POLICE are asking "what went wrong" after a male construction worker was shot to death on the job at the worksite of the new Post Office building on Tonique Williams-Darling highway yesterday afternoon...

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UPDATED: Boys, 13 and 15, found executed
UPDATED: Boys, 13 and 15, found executed

March 20, 2017

TWO boys in their early teens were discovered shot to death early yesterday morning on a dirt road off Graham Drive, Yellow Elder Gardens.

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U.S. Embassy warns of vehicle scam

March 17, 2017

The United States Embassy in Nassau warned Americans yesterday of a scam in which criminals, under the guise of good samaritans, are reportedly preying on motorists whose vehicles are disabled. In an advisory, the embassy said, "The scam involves someone tampering with a vehicle in advance, such as deflating its tire(s)...

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Hunt for man after accident

March 15, 2017

POLICE want to speak with 25-year-old Jason Cleare of Faith Gardens who they think can help with an investigation into a fatal hit and run accident...

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Super Value also hit by container thieves
Super Value also hit by container thieves

March 14, 2017

SUPER Value owner Rupert Roberts yesterday confirmed that his grocery store chain has been victim to container thieves this year, saying this has not been the first time carrier freight equipment was stolen from under the control of his business...

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Containers stolen from area next to port

March 13, 2017

SECURITY concerns have been raised about the surrounding areas of the Nassau Container Port with claims that several containers have reportedly gone "missing," pointing to an alleged container theft ring, The Tribune has been reliably informed...

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Teamwork credited for lull in murders
Teamwork credited for lull in murders

March 10, 2017

A recent lull in murders is the result of "consistency" in targeting "prolific offenders" and a "team approach" by law enforcement agencies in executing the government's most recent anti-crime measures, Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander said yesterday...

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Cruise line executive 'concerned' about crime
Cruise line executive 'concerned' about crime

March 08, 2017

A MAJOR international cruise line executive said yesterday he is "concerned" about crime levels in the country, stressing that "we want our guests to be very safe" in The Bahamas where more than 600 murders have been recorded under the Progressive Liberal Party this term...

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Nine held after drugs found worth more than 600,000
Nine held after drugs found worth more than 600,000

February 27, 2017

POLICE arrested nine persons over the weekend, including a Bahamian pilot and two men from Suriname, in connection with three major marijuana seizures in New Providence and Abaco...

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600 murders under the PLP
600 murders under the PLP

February 27, 2017

NEW Providence's killing spree continued over the weekend when two men were murdered in two separate shooting incidents less than 24 hours apart...

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Scott Street shooting: man dies, baby girl 39critical39, police arrest three men
Scott Street shooting: man dies, baby girl 39critical39, police arrest three men

February 24, 2017

ONE man is dead and a one-year-old girl is fighting for her life in hospital after they were ambushed by two masked armed men on Thursday night. Two other men were also shot during the incident; they are listed in serious but stable condition...

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Scott Street shooting leaves one man dead, baby girl and two others injured
Scott Street shooting leaves one man dead, baby girl and two others injured

February 23, 2017

A MAN is dead and a one-year-old girl and two men are in hospital after a shooting at Scott Street, off Hospital Lane, police said on Thursday night...

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Baha Mar chief fear over crime
Baha Mar chief fear over crime

February 21, 2017

ON THE heels of a murder spree in the capital, Graeme Davis, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) Bahamas president, yesterday suggested that if the Christie administration is unable to control crime, the country's tourism product could be headed in a negative direction...

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Three in hospital after shootings
Three in hospital after shootings

February 20, 2017

POLICE are appealing to the public for assistance in solving a shooting incident in an inner-city community yesterday that left three people in hospital...

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Man dies, woman wounded after shooting by five masked men
Man dies, woman wounded after shooting by five masked men

February 20, 2017

POLICE in New Providence have launched an island-wide manhunt and public appeal for five suspects responsible for a shooting incident on Sunday night that left a man dead and a woman detained in hospital...

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Greenslade comments defended by Munroe
Greenslade comments defended by Munroe

February 17, 2017

ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe defended Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade's recent response to the country's murder rate, saying the top officer understands better than politicians the need to avoid emotional policy responses that prove counterproductive in the long run...

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Dames: Crime measures raise more questions
Dames: Crime measures raise more questions

February 17, 2017

FORMER Deputy Police Commissioner Marvin Dames said he is not impressed by National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage's announcement of the anti-crime measures to be adopted by the government to combat the spike in murders, saying the strategies have raised more questions than answers...

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UPDATED: Valentine's Day murder as woman is stabbed
UPDATED: Valentine's Day murder as woman is stabbed

February 16, 2017

AN Eight Mile Rock woman was fatally stabbed on Valentine's Day, police in Grand Bahama reported yesterday...

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Lockdowns and RBDF ordered on the streets in crime fight
Lockdowns and RBDF ordered on the streets in crime fight

February 16, 2017

WHILE murders in the country continue to escalate at an alarming pace, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage announced several anti-crime strategies including "lockdowns", mobile police vans and an armed forces partnership as he admitted the killings are affiliated with people connected to "gangs, drugs and guns"...

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