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28-year-old accused of stabbing man to death
28-year-old accused of stabbing man to death

August 16, 2019

A 28-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death in the Pinewood Gardens area in June will appear before a Supreme Court judge in a month's time.

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Dominican woman denies human trafficking charges
Dominican woman denies human trafficking charges

August 15, 2019

A 37-year-old Dominican woman yesterday denied allegations she smuggled a woman into the country eight months ago, and withheld the woman's passport as a means of exploitation.

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Dominican charged with human trafficking
Dominican charged with human trafficking

August 15, 2019

Sobeyda Garcia Reyes is escorted into court yesterday. TONYA ALEXISA 37-year-old Dominican accused of restricting another woman's movements and exploiting her appeared in court yesterday...

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Retrial order for suspect accused of robbing pizza delivery man
Retrial order for suspect accused of robbing pizza delivery man

August 15, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a man be retried over allegations he robbed a pizza delivery man three years ago.

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Jury clears teen of murder of his schoolmate
Jury clears teen of murder of his schoolmate

August 14, 2019

A Supreme Court jury yesterday unanimously acquitted a teenager accused of a retaliatory murder. Prosecutors alleged that Chris Collins, 18, was responsible for the February 10, 2017 shooting death of 16-year-old Wensky Joseph, who was also known as Richie, at Peardale Park...

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Woman jewellery thief fails to overturn her two-year sentence
Woman jewellery thief fails to overturn her two-year sentence

August 14, 2019

A WOMAN has failed in trying to get the appellate court to overturn her two-year sentence for stealing over $100,000 worth of watches from her employer, a high-end jewellery store on Paradise Island.

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Justice Vera Watkins Sworn in As Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

August 13, 2019

The Hon. Mme Justice Vera Watkins was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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Police threatened and beat us, claim suspects
Police threatened and beat us, claim suspects

August 13, 2019

TWO men charged with armed robbery yesterday in the Freeport Magistrates Court claim they were beaten and threatened by police officers while in custody at a police station in Grand Bahama...

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No retrial is ordered after armed robbery conviction overturned
No retrial is ordered after armed robbery conviction overturned

August 13, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has overturned a man's armed robbery conviction, though reluctantly did not order a retrial because it would not be in the "interests of justice" to keep him in custody just to be retried and quite possibly acquitted...

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Woman found dead in hotel room 'had dispute with couple over payment of drinks'
Woman found dead in hotel room 'had dispute with couple over payment of drinks'

August 10, 2019

The last known social interaction of South African Carla Van Eeden, who was found hanging in a room in Atlantis, involved a "dispute" with an unknown couple over paying for drinks, Atlantis employees have testified.

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Four charged over string of break-ins in Freeport
Four charged over string of break-ins in Freeport

August 09, 2019

FOUR young men, including two juveniles, were arraigned in the Freeport Magistrates Court yesterday in connection with a string of stealing incidents and break-ins.

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Man, aged 25, denies GBH charge
Man, aged 25, denies GBH charge

August 09, 2019

A man was charged with causing grievous harm in the Freeport Magistrates Court yesterday.

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Woman jailed for two years
Woman jailed for two years

August 08, 2019

A drug mule was yesterday jailed for two years and six months for attempting to smuggle two kilos of cocaine into Florida...

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Crown withdraws acquittal appeal after suspect killed by police
Crown withdraws acquittal appeal after suspect killed by police

August 08, 2019

THE Crown has been forced to withdraw its own appeal of a man's acquittal of a murder charge because he was controversially killed by police two months before the appeal could be heard...

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Loosening the grip
Loosening the grip

August 07, 2019

A bill prepared by a team of independent counsels who are advising Speaker of the House of Assembly Halson Moultrie seeks to put Parliament directly in control of its budget and loosen the Cabinet’s stranglehold on the administrative functions of the legislature...

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Former national athlete in court on fraud charges
Former national athlete in court on fraud charges

August 07, 2019

A former national athlete was yesterday denied bail on fraud charges. Triple jumper Allen Mortimer, 41, of Misty Gardens, who police say uses the aliases Sean Miller, Tracy Mortimer, Gordia Ewing and Kayla Allen, appeared before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis on charges of credit by [...]

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Accused denies document fraud
Accused denies document fraud

August 07, 2019

A MAN with an unconfirmed nationality was charged yesterday with defrauding three government agencies of various legal documents between 2011 and 2014.

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UPDATED: Doctor dies in traffic accident
UPDATED: Doctor dies in traffic accident

August 06, 2019

ABACO police are investigating a traffic accident that claimed the life of a woman who was a passenger on Sunday.

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Community leader placed on probation

August 03, 2019

A 47-year-old man has been placed on two years' probation for causing harm. James Storr admitted to stabbing Reno Colebrooke in the neck on July 15 while at the San Andros Airport during his arraignment before Magistrate Samuel McKinney. Storr's lawyer, Lennox Coleby, said that [...]

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Former murder accused gets one day in prison in plea deal
Former murder accused gets one day in prison in plea deal

August 02, 2019

A man charged with murder in 2017 was yesterday sentenced to one day in prison for causing harm to the decedent. Fredrico Bethel, 29, of Emmanuel Drive, received the sentence and reduced charge as part of a plea deal. Bethel, otherwise known as Faraway, was [...]

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