Court

Justice Stephen Isaacs Sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

August 10, 2018

Justice Stephen Isaacs was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling during a ceremony in the Ballroom of Government House, Mount Fitzwilliam, on Friday, August 10, 2018...

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'I'm guilty' - jailbreaker gets three more years
'I'm guilty' - jailbreaker gets three more years

August 10, 2018

ONE of two men arraigned yesterday in a Magistrate’s Court in connection with a thwarted escape plot at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services admitted he used a piece of steel from a prison bathroom to cut a hole in his cell’s ceiling over a two-month period...

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Govt recruits lawyers to fight shanty town action
Govt recruits lawyers to fight shanty town action

August 09, 2018

THE government has hired a team of high-powered lawyers to fight the legal action meant to stop the Minnis administration's eradication of shanty towns, Attorney General Carl Bethel said.The legal team is led by Harvey Tynes, QC, to assume carriage...

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Attorney seeks to leave drug suspects case
Attorney seeks to leave drug suspects case

August 09, 2018

THE attorney for Dwight Major yesterday submitted a recusal application in his ongoing $280,000 drug case, seeking to have Magistrate Samuel McKinney recuse himself and transfer the matter to another judge.Ian Cargill, Major's attorney, in his application...

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John Bull rolex robbery: Two charged
John Bull rolex robbery: Two charged

August 08, 2018

TWO New Providence men were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the brazen robbery at the John Bull store in Grand Bahama...

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Unlawful killing No. 2 - by the same officer
Unlawful killing No. 2 - by the same officer

August 08, 2018

A CORONER'S Court jury yesterday ruled the 2013 police involved shooting death of Terrique Fowler, 22, was an unlawful killing...

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Dwight Major drug case delayed over date mix-up
Dwight Major drug case delayed over date mix-up

August 08, 2018

WITNESS testimony in the $280,000 Dwight Major drug case was yesterday adjourned for 24 hours following an apparent mix-up in the appearance date for Major and the man with whom he was arrested.Major, 50, who is on trial for one count each of conspiracy...

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Woman who stole from employer ordered to pay back 55k
Woman who stole from employer ordered to pay back 55k

August 08, 2018

A 23-year-old woman was yesterday ordered to repay the $55,005.90 she stole from her employer between November 3, 2017 and June 5, or serve a three-year prison sentence. Magistrate Samuel McKinney ordered Krystal Rolle, a former assistant who had...

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57-year-old accused of attempted unlawful sex with ten-year-old girl
57-year-old accused of attempted unlawful sex with ten-year-old girl

August 08, 2018

A 57-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate's Court yesterday charged with attempted unlawful sexual intercourse with a ten-year-old girl. Kirk Moss, of Grant Street, stood before Magistrate Samuel McKinney charged with the one count concerning...

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Activist wants MP to intervene over court mould
Activist wants MP to intervene over court mould

August 07, 2018

LOCAL activist the Rev Glenroy Bethel believes the severe mould issue at the courthouse building in Grand Bahama poses a danger to both staff and the public and is calling on Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine to ensure the situation is addressed.Worker...

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Man critical after shooting on Grand Bahama
Man critical after shooting on Grand Bahama

August 05, 2018

Grand Bahama Police are investigating a shooting incident on Saturday that left a man in critical condition at the Rand Memorial Hospital.

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Man shot dead in Fox Hill
Man shot dead in Fox Hill

August 04, 2018

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Fox Hill early on Saturday morning...

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Haitians charged with breach of Immigration Act
Haitians charged with breach of Immigration Act

August 03, 2018

TWO Haitians were charged in the Freeport Magistrate's Court with breach of the Immigration Act...

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Police officer charged with possession of dangerous drugs
Police officer charged with possession of dangerous drugs

August 03, 2018

A POLICE officer and another man were charged with possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply in separate matters yesterday...

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AG: Coroners Court ruling that police officer unlawfully killed man up in the air
AG: Coroners Court ruling that police officer unlawfully killed man up in the air

August 03, 2018

THE Coroner's Court ruling this week that a police officer unlawfully killed a man in 2013 is "up in the air", Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday...

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Woman accused of stealing 66,000 from her employer
Woman accused of stealing 66,000 from her employer

August 03, 2018

A 23-year-old woman was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday charged with theft and laundering of more than $60,000 from her employer over a seven-month period.Krystal Rolle appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on a total of 11 theft and money...

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Unlawful killing' cop will fight verdict
Unlawful killing' cop will fight verdict

August 02, 2018

ONE day after a Coroner's Court jury ruled Police Corporal Adrian Miller unlawfully killed an armed man at a party, his lawyer said he intends to appeal the inquest's verdict...

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Families beg court 'Save our homes'
Families beg court 'Save our homes'

August 02, 2018

SHANTY town residents have filed a suit against the government over its plan to eradicate “unregulated” communities and have asked the Supreme Court for an injunction to block looming evictions or any form of interference until their case is heard in court...
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Man accused over 1m blaze at brewery
Man accused over 1m blaze at brewery

August 02, 2018

A 41-year-old man was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday on a charge of intentionally setting fire to Commonwealth Brewery resulting in nearly $1m in damage.Darrell Neely, of Marshall Road, stood before Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans charged in...

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Thief was caught red-handed - returning stolen tyres
Thief was caught red-handed - returning stolen tyres

August 01, 2018

A SECURITY officer at the Customs Department was yesterday sentenced to six months in prison after he admitted to stealing the rims from a 2009 Nissan Note registered to the department.Laraino Moxey, 29, of Culmers Lane, appeared before Magistrate..

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