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National player in forgery offence
National player in forgery offence

August 11, 2022

A member of the national women's basketball team appeared in court yesterday accused of trying to use a fake police record to travel through Lynden Pindling International Airport.

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Woman to be charged with child neglect in relation to boy in pond
Woman to be charged with child neglect in relation to boy in pond

August 08, 2022

A woman will be charged in court today with child neglect in relation to the boy whose body was found in a pond last week in a suspected drowning incident, police said yesterday. The 42-year-old woman, of Eight Street in New Providence, will be charged at 10 a.m.

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Man convicted of murder
Man convicted of murder

August 08, 2022

After three hours of deliberation, a jury on Friday convicted Vernal Johnson of murder. Johnson argued that he acted in self-defense in the February 9, 2018 shooting that took the life of Rico Taylor, who was otherwise known as "Bobo".

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Suspect is charged with four-year-old boy39s murder
Suspect is charged with four-year-old boy's murder

August 03, 2022

A 22-year-old man was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday in connection with the murder of four-year-old Kenton Seymour Jr.

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Man accused of accomplice39s death in botched murder scheme
Man accused of accomplice's death in botched murder scheme

August 03, 2022

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday for the death of his accomplice in a botched murder scheme after a string of attempted murders.

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Man charged with murder of alleged accomplice
Man charged with murder of alleged accomplice

August 03, 2022

A man accused of accidentally killing his alleged partner-in-crime has been charged with murder. Prosecutors allege that Miguel Lewis, 26, of Lincoln Boulevard South, killed Ken Lewis Jr. by mistake on July 25.

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Judiciary honours departing Moree
Judiciary honours departing Moree

August 02, 2022

MEMBERS of the Bahamas Judiciary extended best wishes to outgoing Chief Justice Sir Brian Moree in a touching farewell event on Friday at the Magistrate's Court Boardroom.

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Fringe group calls for executions
Fringe group calls for executions

July 28, 2022

FRINGE activists Citizens For Justice Bahamas yesterday expressed outrage at the level of violence in the country and called for criminals to be "removed" through state executions where convictions are successful.

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Two accused of robberies
Two accused of robberies

July 28, 2022

TWO men were arraigned in a Magistrate's Court yesterday on separate charges of attempted robbery and robbery by violence.

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Man 'stole car while under the influence'
Man 'stole car while under the influence'

July 28, 2022

A MAN was ordered to attend counselling yesterday after pleading guilty to stealing his uncle's girlfriend's car and phone.

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Man accused of attack on family with cutlass
Man accused of attack on family with cutlass

July 28, 2022

A MAN was granted $2,500 bail yesterday on charges of assaulting his wife and son with a cutlass.

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Man admits indecent assault at PI hotel
Man admits indecent assault at PI hotel

July 28, 2022

A MALE AMERICAN tourist was remanded in a Magistrate's Court yesterday for indecently assaulting a female tourist at a hotel bar at Paradise Island.

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Man 'stole car and shotgun'
Man 'stole car and shotgun'

July 27, 2022

A MAN was sent to prison from the Magistrate's Court yesterday accused of stealing a woman's car and shotgun at gunpoint.

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Woman denies harbouring
Woman denies harbouring

July 27, 2022

A WOMAN resident of Grand Bahama was charged in a Freeport Magistrate's Court on Monday with harbouring a criminal.

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WSC co-accused takes plea deal
WSC co-accused takes plea deal

July 22, 2022

A WOMAN accepted a three-year-probation plea deal in a Magistrate's Court yesterday for her involvement in Long Island MP Adrian Gibson's ongoing trial, which is connected to his time as executive chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation.

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DELAYED: Majority of striking airport staff fail to report for work despite 'illegal' court ruling
DELAYED: Majority of striking airport staff fail to report for work despite 'illegal' court ruling

July 20, 2022

AN estimated 80 percent of airport workers in New Providence who engaged in a lightning strike on Monday did not return to work yesterday, despite a recent court ruling ordering them to report for duty.

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DPM: No winners in industrial action
DPM: No winners in industrial action

July 19, 2022

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Chester Cooper said yesterday's sickout at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) and 17 Family Island airports negatively impacted the country's economy and left everyone on the losing end.

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Judge orders airport workers back to work
Judge orders airport workers back to work

July 19, 2022

A Supreme Court judge last night declared that the Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) is in breach of the Industrial Relations Act by calling a strike among its members who are workers at airports in the country. The industrial action caused operations at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) to slow to a crawl yesterday, resulting ...

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Man charged with incest
Man charged with incest

July 19, 2022

A man accused of sexually molesting his 14-year-old sister has been charged with incest again. Police arrested the 20-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, immediately after prosecutors discontinued an incest case against him last week. However, the man was charged with incest on the same facts. Prosecutors allege that he had unlawful sexual ...

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Man denies smuggling cell phone into prison
Man denies smuggling cell phone into prison

July 19, 2022

A MAN yesterday pleaded not guilty to trespassing and taking prohibited articles into a correctional facility.

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