Crime

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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Suspect is accused of trying to kill police officers

February 15, 2017

A MAN appeared in court yesterday accused of attempting to kill two police officers...

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Eight Mile Rock woman dies of stab wounds
Eight Mile Rock woman dies of stab wounds

February 15, 2017

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 49-year-old woman from Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, on Tuesday afternoon...

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One dead, three hurt in latest attacks
One dead, three hurt in latest attacks

February 14, 2017

AS the country and police continue to grapple with the latest spate of violent crimes, law enforcement officials are seeking the public's assistance in the three most recent incidents, which have left one man dead and three others in hospital in serious condition...

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Greenslade: Bahamas is not in crisis
Greenslade: Bahamas is not in crisis

February 14, 2017

DESPITE the country recording 13 homicides in 13 days, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said the Bahamas is not in a state of "crisis" and the average Bahamian can continue to "go about their day as normal day" without the fear of being attacked...

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Christie: It's like the Wild West
Christie: It's like the Wild West

February 14, 2017

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday likened the Bahamas' crime situation to the "Wild West," as he said the recent wave of murders in the capital must solicit a "major" and "continuous" effort by his administration to "flood the streets" with officers in a bid to do "all that is necessary to bring this madness to a halt"...

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Two police officers in hospital after being blasted by shotgun
Two police officers in hospital after being blasted by shotgun

February 13, 2017

TWO police officers, a husband and a wife, are in serious but stable condition after they were shot multiple times while responding to a "domestic incident"...

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UPDATED: Seventh man shot dead in Nassau39s bloody weekend
UPDATED: Seventh man shot dead in Nassau39s bloody weekend

February 13, 2017

POLICE are investigating the fatal shooting of a man after an altercation outside a West Bay Street night club early on Monday. The killing took the murder toll of a bloody weekend in Nassau to seven...

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Young man found dead in South Bahamia home
Young man found dead in South Bahamia home

February 09, 2017

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a young man on Thursday in the South Bahamia area...

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'Prolific offender' is shot dead outside home
'Prolific offender' is shot dead outside home

February 08, 2017

A "prolific offender" was shot multiple times and killed early Tuesday morning while standing in front of his home, police said...

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Police officer attacked on morning run shoots man dead
Police officer attacked on morning run shoots man dead

February 08, 2017

A POLICE officer shot and killed a man early on Wednesday morning after the suspect, along with three other armed men, allegedly "accosted" the officer during his morning run...

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Break-in at C C Sweeting forces school to close on Tuesday morning

February 07, 2017

C C SWEETING Senior High School will be dismissed at 11.30am on Tuesday due to a major break-in at the campus on Monday night...

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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after Ida Street shooting
BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after Ida Street shooting

February 07, 2017

POLICE are reporting they are on the scene of a murder on Ida Street, off Balfour Avenue, on Tuesday morning...

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FNM details plans to tackle crime
FNM details plans to tackle crime

February 06, 2017

THE Free National Movement has outlined its goals to fight crime should the party win the next general election, noting in its recently released Manifesto plans to establish a national neighbourhood watch programme in every community, re-institute term limits for the commissioner of police, establish a sexual offenders register and enforce Marco's Law...

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Five killings in four days
Five killings in four days

February 06, 2017

TWO men are dead and five others are in serious condition in hospital after a series of shooting incidents over the weekend...

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