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Drugs Raids Land Massive 1M Haul
March 04, 2013
Drugs Raids Land Massive 1M Haul

Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit confiscated more than $1 million dollars worth of suspected marijuana in two separate drug raids on Friday, the biggest marijuana find for the year.

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March 04, 2013
Haitian drug sloop causes oil spill

THE Department of Environmental Health reported that a 75-foot Haitian sloop that sank in Inagua's Mathew Town harbour spilled a mixture of diesel and oil into the water.

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March 05, 2013
RBPF Receives New State-of-the-Art Drug Fighting Vessel from the U.S.

On Friday, March 1, U.S. Chargé d'Affaires John
Dinkelman visited Freeport, Grand Bahama to formally present the Marine
Services Unit of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) with a 41 foot state-of-the
art Marine Interceptor valued at over $500,000 USD. The vessel is designed to further
enhance the RBPF's capacity to gather law enforcement information, conduct
investigations, and interdict...

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March 06, 2013
US fears in war on drugs

THE US Statement Department is concerned about the growing trend of cocaine smuggling through Bahamian airports - particularly cases in which LPIA staff are implicated.

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March 07, 2013
Alleged bail jumper charged with million-dollar drug bust

Police yesterday charged a man who allegedly jumped bail last year in connection with a million dollar marijuana bust.
David Colebrooke dropped off the monitoring center's radar when he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet in May 2012.
After almost a year of untracked movement, authorities will know exactly where Colebrooke is located as he's been remanded to prison on the new charges.
Colebrooke,...

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March 09, 2013
NFL Champ's Girlfriend on Nassau Drug Charge

A Super Bowl champ sat in the magistratesí court yesterday watching as his girlfriend pleaded guilty to possessing a marijuana joint. Clad in jeans and a grey polo shirt, tattooed Baltimore Ravens cornerback, Jimmy Smith, 24, sat in the second of three rows behind his 22-year-old American...

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March 10, 2013
Grand Bahama RBPF Report: Robbery with violence - Stolen vehicle - Attempted robbery - Possession of dangerous drugs

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Robbery with Violence/Stolen Vehicle: On Friday 8th March 2013, around 11:00pm, police received a report of a robbery and stolen vehicle. Reports are that a 41 year old male while in the East Atlantic Drive area, was attacked by two (2) males who were described as being 5'9" tall...

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March 11, 2013
LPIA Airport Police Make Drug Arrest - Teens Arrested with Shotgun - Nassau Traffic Fatality - 2 Armed Robbery Suspects

Nassau, Bahamas - Airport Police Make Significant Drug Arrest: Officers of the Airport Police Station arrested two (2) Colombians after they were found in possession of five (5) pounds of suspected liquid Cocaine... Teens Arrested with Shotgun: Two (2) teen boys, ages 17 and 16 years...

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March 12, 2013
More Colombians Arrested at LPIA after Drug Find

Two Colombian men were arrested at Lynden Pindling International Airport after they were found in possession of liquid cocaine on Sunday, police said.
Their arrests came several days after seven Colombians were arrested at the airport for allegedly possessing the drug.

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March 13, 2013
Drug convict gets bail pending constitutional motion

The Court of Appeal will decide whether two men who played different roles in the same crime should receive the same sentence.
Justin Turnquest and his cousin, Darez Cartwright, were both convicted on charges of drug possession with intent to supply involving the seizure of 130 pounds of marijuana.
Cartwright, who purchased the marijuana to retail, pleaded guilty at his arraignment on November 28,...

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March 13, 2013
Andros Police Make Drug Arrest

Andros, Bahamas - A 26 year old male of Fresh Creek, Andros is in police custody after being found in possession of a quantity of suspected Marijuana and cash believed to be proceeds from the sale of drugs.

Officers of the Andros District arrested the man shortly before 8:00 am on Monday 12th March, 2013 at Moody Brown Corner, Fresh Creek, Andros...

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March 13, 2013
Cocaine Arrest in Grand Bahama - Firearm and Ammunition Discovered

 

Freeport, Grand Bahama -

Possession of Dangerous Drug Arrest:  On Tuesday
12th March 2013, around 7:30am, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit
along with U.S Custom Boarder Control, acting on information received
boarded and searched an American Eagle Airline that was schedule to
depart to Miami Florida, U.S.A and discovered four taped packages of
suspected cocaine that was fou...

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U.S. Embassy: Crime still cause for concern

The Bahamas' crime problem continues to be a cause of concern for the United States Department of State, which has an obligation to report possible threats to its citizens, Acting U.S. Charge d'Affaires John Armstrong said yesterday. Armstrong, who was speaking to The Nassau Guardian...

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March 15, 2013
Nassau Police Investigate 2 murders overnight - Bush fire at Waterford Eleuthera - Female Arrested with dangerous drugs - Seek armed robbery suspects

Nassau, Bahamas - Police Investigates Two (2) Murders Overnight: Police are requesting the public's help in locating five (5) men responsible for two (2) separate shootings on Friday 15th March, 2013... Bush Fire at Waterford Eleuthera:

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March 20, 2013
Partnerships That Led to Reduced Drug Trafficking Can Work with Guns

Nassau, The Bahamas - The partnerships between the Bahamas Government, the Government of the United States of America and other regional governments such as the ones that led to a 75 per cent drop in the amount of drugs entering South Florida via The Bahamas...

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March 20, 2013
Arraignments Reference to Murder Serious offence, Ammunition handed over to police, Police investigate complaint of causing grievous harm, stabbing incident, make drug arrest

ArArraignments reference to murder - On Thursday 21st March, 2013 two (2) people will be arraigned in Magistrates Court reference to Murder.In the first incident a 19 year old female of Marsh Harbour... Set officers make drug arrest - Four (4) people, two (2) males and two (2) females are in police...

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March 20, 2013
Murder Serious Offence Arraignments, Ammunition Handed over to Police, Police investigate complaint of causing grievous harm, stabbing incident, drug arrest

Arraignments in reference to murder - On Thursday 21st March, 2013
two (2) people will be arraigned in Magistrates Court reference to
Murder.In the first incident a 19 year old female of Marsh Harbour...Set officers make drug arrest - Four (4) people, two (2) males and two (2) females...

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March 20, 2013
Battle against drugs a model for dealing with illegal guns

THE partnerships between the Bahamas, the United States and other regional governments which led to a 75 per cent drop in the drug trade can act as models for the fight against illegal guns, Minister of National Security Dr Bernard J Nottage said.

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March 21, 2013
Battle against drugs a model for dealing with illegal guns

THE partnerships between the Bahamas, the United States and other regional governments which led to a 75 per cent drop in the drug trade can act as models for the fight against illegal guns, Minister of National Security Dr Bernard J Nottage said.

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March 22, 2013
DEU Report: Possession of Dangerous Drugs with Intent to Supply Possession of Unlicensed Firearm Ammuinition in Grand Bahama

Freeport, Grand Bahama - On Thursday 21st March 2013, around 12:20pm officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information received went to a residence in the Santa Maria and Pinta Avenue area, searched an apartment and discovered a black Smith & Wesson pistol with (14) 9mm ammunition...

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March 21, 2013

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March 22, 2013

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March 22, 2013
Nassau police investigate recent murder, explosion at Stuarts Cove, attempted suicide, make drug arrest more

Police investigate recent murder
- Police are requesting the public's help in locating a male
responsible for a shooting incident that has left a Yellow Elder
resident dead
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Update: Marijuana Plants Confiscated By DEU Officers
- Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit confiscated over 400 suspected
Marijuana plants from ...

Shark attack in waters at Eleuthera-
A 50 year old male of Roches...

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March 24, 2013
21,000 drug arrest in Nassau - Teen shooting - Stabbing Incident - Man caught breaking into vehicle

Nassau, Bahamas -

Police Make Drug Arrest -
A 22 year old male of Golden Gates #2 is in police custody after being
found in possession of twenty-one (21) pounds of suspected Marijuana.
Officers of the Selective Enforcement Team (SET)...

Man Caught Breaking Into Vehicles on Carmichael Rd
- A 25 year old male of Gladstone Road is in police custody after being
caught breaking into a vehicle on...

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March 24, 2013
Nassau police make firearm, ammunition drug arrests - Tourism police uncover handgun

Nassau, Bahamas -

Tourism Police Uncover Handgun - A handgun along with a quantity of ammunition was uncovered from a property on Dowdeswell Street on Saturday 23rd March, 2013. According to reports around 11:30 am officers...

Police

Make Ammunition Arrest
- Two (2) males and a female are in police custody after being found in
possession of ammunition. Officers of the Drug Enforcement

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March 24, 2013
Seized drugs worth 400,000

POLICE officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit estimate that the 400 plus suspected marijuana plants confiscated from a property at Jubilee Gardens on Wednesday, March 20, would have a street value of some $400,000.

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March 25, 2013
Seized Drugs worth 400,000

Police officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit estimate that the 400 plus suspected marijuana plants confiscated from a property at Jubilee Gardens on Wednesday, March 20, would have a street value of some $400,000. The plants range in height from one foot to three feet tall.

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March 25, 2013

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March 26, 2013
Drugs Ruled out as Cause of Man's Death in Custody

A TOXICOLOGIST testified yesterday that Aaron Rolle had traces of drugs in his system, but not enough to contribute to his death.

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March 26, 2013
Drugs, gun found near Urban Renewal office

Superintendent Stephen Dean said yesterday that police found a quantity of cocaine, marijuana and a high-powered handgun next door to an Urban Renewal office on Sunday.
Dean, the officer in charge of the Urban Renewal program, said police arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with that find. He said officers executed a search warrant around 5:30 p.m. of the man's Moore Avenue home.
The find co...

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