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Two charged with attempted murder of two-year-old girl

July 03, 2020

TWO men were charged on Friday with the attempted murder of a two-year-old girl who was left hospitalised in critical condition after being shot in Eleuthera last weekend.

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Man charged with statutory rape and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger
Man charged with statutory rape and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger

July 02, 2020

A 20-year-old man accused of the statutory rape of a minor faced additional charges when he appeared before a magistrate yesterday...

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Charge against Omar Archer dropped

June 24, 2020

Omar Archer (left) and Tino Robinson.Police brought Contractors Registrar Omar Archer, 48, to court yesterday after he was accused of assault. However, his alleged victim, Tino Robinson, withdrew his complaint...

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Men sentenced to three months in prison on child cruelty charge
Men sentenced to three months in prison on child cruelty charge

June 15, 2020

A man who allowed a comedian to give his two-year-old son alcohol on Saturday pleaded guilty to child cruelty in the Magistrate’s Court on Monday...

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Judge cautions on police brutality
Judge cautions on police brutality

June 11, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles ruled that a police officer used “excessive force” when she shot an unarmed man who was fleeing from a police station...

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Top soccer coach on bail over US assault
Top soccer coach on bail over US assault

May 25, 2020

BEFORE he could officially accept his new job as the Technical Director for the Bahamas Football Association, former Queens Park Rangers (QPR) captain Marc Bircham found himself before the court of law in the United States facing a charge of aggravated battery...

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Incoming BFA technical director arrested
Incoming BFA technical director arrested

May 25, 2020

Incoming Bahamas Football Association (BFA) Technical Director Marc Bircham, English born, was arrested in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Friday, for alleged aggravated battery. News broke out about the arrest in the media on Saturday.

Bircham posted on Twitter on Saturday: “Want to thank everyone for the love and support I’ve received off them all, it means so much.”

BFA Secretary General Fred Lunn said the BFA does not have a contractual agreement with Bircham, but rather a signed letter of intent.

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13 arrested on Eleuthera

May 19, 2020

A day after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis expressed disappointment over some Eleuthera residents holding a “motorcade”, police announced yesterday that 13 people were arrested for “breaking the COVID-19 curfew”.

“I must say that I am extremely disappointed with the behavior of those in South Eleuthera who…engaged in a…motorcade on Friday,” said Minnis in a national address.

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Bahamas Judiciary Advances Strategy To Modernize Courts

May 18, 2020

Judiciary members and CSJP team wrap-up timely study tour of new case management system ahead of social distancing era...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Supreme Court Registries

May 14, 2020

The Registrar of the Supreme Court hereby advises that limited operations for essential workers in the Family Registry, the Probate Registry...

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Judge orders delinquent tenant to vacate apartment
Judge orders delinquent tenant to vacate apartment

May 14, 2020

A landlord got an eviction order against a delinquent tenant during an emergency hearing yesterday...

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Teen ordered to pay victim of sex crime
Teen ordered to pay victim of sex crime

May 12, 2020

A magistrate yesterday gave a student at Doris Johnson High School a chance to keep a clean criminal record after his victim said she forgave him...

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Burger king 'killer' wins appeal
Burger king 'killer' wins appeal

April 28, 2020

A MAN who faced life in prison for murdering a fast food restaurant manager in 2009 had his conviction overturned yesterday by the Privy Council because he did not have an attorney during his trial. The matter has been sent back to the Court of Appeal, which will determine if there should be a retrial...

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Nygard insists: I'm the victim
Nygard insists: I'm the victim

April 24, 2020

Canadian fashion tycoon Peter Nygard has issued a strong denial to the latest rape allegations laid against him in a New York court...

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Ash fined 7,000 for breaching curfew
Ash fined 7,000 for breaching curfew

April 20, 2020

Businessman Jonathan Ash, who today entered the Magistrate’s Court wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and face mask, has been fined $7,000 for breaching the coronavirus curfew...

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Commission Faces Battle Over Broker's/Winding-up

April 08, 2020

A former Bahamian broker/dealer yesterday pledged to fight the Securities Commission’s bid to place it in court-supervised liquidation over concerns it asserts are “completely baseless”...

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Mother and daughter charged with causing harm
Mother and daughter charged with causing harm

April 08, 2020

A MOTHER and daughter were charged on Wednesday with damaging their neighbour's car and assaulting another neighbour with a golf club.

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Man charged with robbing two men at gunpoint
Man charged with robbing two men at gunpoint

April 08, 2020

A 21-year-old man was remanded to prison on Wednesday after he was charged with holding two men at gunpoint and robbing them of over $1,000 worth of stolen goods last month...

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Man sentenced to nine months in prison for gun possession

April 06, 2020

An armed robbery victim, who admitted that he bought an illegal gun to protect himself, was sentenced to nine months in prison on Friday...

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Twenty-three accused of violating curfew appear in court
Twenty-three accused of violating curfew appear in court

March 30, 2020

Over 20 people who ignored a curfew put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic were arraigned today...

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