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Police investigate apparent drowning

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding an apparent drowning that occurred on Wednesday.

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Police hunt phone thief

POLICE are looking for the thief who robbed a man of cash and a cell phone on Saturday morning. Police were told that shortly before 5am, a man was standing near a business place on Robinson Road and Straw Flower Street, when he was approached by an

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Suspect shot as he aimed at officers

POLICE shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun in their direction on Saturday morning.

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Woman’s death brings murder count to 91

POLICE are investigating two separate incidents that left a woman dead and one man in the hospital yesterday morning.

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Police hunt for robbers

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the men responsible for a robbery and an armed robbery that occurred Sunday.In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 9am, a woman was walking i

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Man stabbed in nightclub

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a stabbing incident that left one New Providence man in hospital early yesterday morning.

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Two men injured in Freeport shooting

Two men in Freeport were shot on Friday night, a senior police official on Grand Bahama reported on Saturday.

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Woman in hospital after shooting

POLICE are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left a woman in hospital on Thursday night.

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One arrest after another three armed robberies

POLICE arrested one man moments after he knocked a woman to the ground and stole her purse and are looking for the suspects behind two other armed robberies and an attempted robbery. The incidents all occurred on New Providence on Wednesday. In the

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Gunman shoots dead ‘humble muslim’

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that left one man dead and another man in hospital on Tuesday night.

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Police arrest three after shots fired

POLICE arrested three men who shot at them and led them them on a car chase in Yellow Elder Gardens on Sunday night. A man is also in hospital after he was found in the area with a gunshot wound, police said. Police said swift action by officers le

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Armed robbery at gas station

POLICE are searching for the armed man who robbed a gas station in east New Providence on Sunday night. Shortly after 10pm Sunday, an armed man entered the gas station on Fox Hill Road and Prince Charles Drive, held a cashier up and robbed the estab

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Tourists arrested after drugs found in separate incidents

SEVEN male tourists — six Canadians and one American — were arrested in two separate incidents after they were found in possession of drugs.

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Police probe house fire

POLICE on New Providence are investigating a fire which destroyed a home on Saturday.

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Four in custody after man robbed in home

Four men are in police custody after a man was robbed in his Coconut Grove home on Friday night.

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Two dead after separate traffic accidents

POLICE are investigating two separate traffic fatalities in Exuma and New Providence that left a man and a woman dead. In the first incident, shortly after 11pm on Monday, three males were travelling in a black Chevrolet Cruz in the capital. Accord

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Sex attackers dump victim in sea

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted, beaten and thrown into waters at Potter’s Cay on Monday morning in a shocking attack, police said.

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Three left orphaned as gunman opens fire

POLICE in New Providence are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left a man dead yesterday.

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Man dies after shooting off Carmichael Road

A man died after he was shot off Carmichael Road early on Monday.

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40 detained as police swoop across New Providence

Two men are in custody after a series of attempted robberies - including an attempted raid which left a security guard injured on Friday. They were two in a series of arrests, with up to 40 people detained over the weekend as officers executed search

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Two dead after traffic accidents

Police are investigating two fatalities after traffic accidents on New Providence and Eleuthera over the weekend.

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Five held after drugs found

FIVE men were taken into police custody in two separate incidents in connection with drug discoveries Thursday, the largest of these a more than $70,000 drug find.

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VICTIM IS ‘SERIOUS BUT STABLE’ AFTER SHOOTING

POLICE are hunting for a gunman after a man was injured in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon.

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Three arrests over illegal firearms

THREE people have been arrested after an illegal firearm and ammunition were seized by police on Sunday afternoon. Officers executed a search warrant on a home in Red Land Acres at about 4pm, and discovered a Glock pistol with 12 rounds of ammunitio

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Police confirm crash victim was well-known businessman

GRAND Bahama Police have officially released the name of the motorcyclist who died in a traffic accident last Thursday as 28-year-old Christoper (Palal) Cooper of Freeport. Cooper was riding a Yamaha motorcycle around midnight on Thursday, October 3

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One man is shot and another stabbed in separate incidents

TWO men are in hospital after separate shooting and stabbing incidents on the weekend. Police said a New Providence man was shot after 11pm on Saturday. The victim was standing near a business on Providence Avenue, Chippingham, when he was approache

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Man in hospital after stabbing

A MAN is in hospital after he was stabbed on Thursday, police said.

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Man critical in hospital with gunshot wounds

A MAN is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds after he was shot Tuesday night, police said. According to police, shortly after 10pm two men were sitting outside a residence on Wilson Tract off Wulff Road, when a gunman entered the yard and opened fire

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Woman robbed after taking cash from ATM

NEW Providence police are searching for the man who robbed a woman of cash shortly after she withdrew money from an ATM on Saturday. Police said the woman had just taken money out of the ATM on Wulff Road when she was approached by an armed man who

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Another murder pushes 2019 total up to 88

Police were last night on the scene of a homicide in Excellence Estates off Golden Isles Road where an adult male was confirmed dead. This killing brought the murder count for the year up to 88. An increase on last year when, as of October 21, 2018, The Tribune’s records show there were 71 murders up until that point.

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Man shot dead in Pinewood Gardens

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead in Pinewood Gardens on Sunday night.

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Three arrested after drugs found

THREE adult males were arrested after police recovered a quantity of illegal drugs in two separate incidents Thursday.

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Man accused of gun possession

A Freeport man was arraigned on firearm and ammunition possession charges in the Freeport Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. Brandon Miller, 24, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson and faced charges of possession of an unlicensed f

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Hunt for gunman after robbery

POLICE are looking for the gunman who robbed a man of cash in a parking lot on Mackey Street on Tuesday. The victim was robbed shortly after 9am when a gunman approached him in the business’ parking lot and stole a bag containing cash. The thief es

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Officer fired on biker 'after he pulled out gun'

A POLICE officer shot a man who allegedly pulled a gun on him while riding a motorcycle. Police said the incident happened shortly after 11am on Monday when the officer was on routine patrol. The officer saw a man riding an unlicenced motorcycle and

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Man robbed outside home

A MAN was robbed by armed men outside his home in Fox Hill yesterday morning. According to police, the victim had just arrived at his home on Fox Hill Road shortly after 2am when he was approached by armed men, who robbed him of cash, jewelry and ot

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Row ends with man shot dead

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting that left a man dead on Monday night.

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Man in hospital after being shot by police officer

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot by a police officer outside a nightclub on Saturday. According to a police report, police were conducting an investigation on St Alban’s Drive, near a nightclub, after 2am Saturday when they heard gunshots. “A

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Police probe series of weekend armed robberies

POLICE are investigating a spate of armed robberies that occurred on the weekend. Shortly before 1am on Sunday, a man was driving near Big Pond when a red Volkswagen pulled in front forcing him to stop. Three armed men got out and robbed him of cash

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Four hurt after series of attacks

POLICE are investigating two shootings and a stabbing that left four men in hospital over the weekend.Shortly after 9am on Sunday, two men were standing outside a home on Ida Street, when the occupants of a pink Nissan March, licence #AT1657, opened

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Man dies after being hit by car

Police are investigating after a man was hit by a car and died on Sunday.

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Killings go on as another man dies

POLICE are investigating another shooting incident that left a man dead yesterday afternoon, the fourth killing since Tuesday.

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Man shot dead in Kennedy Subdivision

A man is dead after a shooting in the Kennedy Subdivision on Wednesday night.

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One killed, two shot by lone gunman

POLICE in New Providence are investigating a shooting that left two men in hospital and another dead.

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Man stabbed to death on East Street

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death on East Street on Sunday night.

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Robbery suspect shot dead by police

POLICE in New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that left a suspected armed robber dead yesterday.

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Two killed in separate attacks

TWO people were killed in separate murders yesterday.

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Police give advice after spate of armed robberies

AFTER a spate of recent armed robberies in the capital, Superintendent Shanta Knowles urged residents and business owners to be vigilant and to take all necessary precautions to remain safe.Supt Knowles encouraged business owners to secure their prop

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One dead, one hurt in drive-by shooting

POLICE are investigating a drive-by shooting that left one man dead and another one injured and in hospital.

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Marijuana packages found next to bus stop

TWO taped packages of suspected marijuana worth over $3,000 were discovered in a garbage container at a public bus stop in the Freeport area, police reported.

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Police hunt pair of armed robbers

TWO armed men robbed Budget food store on Bernard Road on Saturday night. According to police, the incident occurred after 8pm when an armed man entered the food store, held employees up and robbed the place of cash. The suspect escaped in a light co

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UPDATED: Man shot dead as he sits in his car

A MAN died in hospital after he was shot while sitting in his car on Wednesday night, police said.  The incident is the sixth killing police reported this week. It pushed the murder count to 76 for the year, according to this newspaper’s records.

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Motorcyclist killed in accident

A motorcyclist is dead on Grand Bahama following a traffic accident in the Lucaya area this week. Grand Bahama police said an accident occurred shortly 4pm on Tuesday at Midshipman and Balao Roads, involving a 2006 omnibus and a 2012 Ducati motorcyc

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Neighbour 'heard murder victims plead for their lives'

THE neighbour of a man and woman found murdered in an apartment early Tuesday morning remembers hearing the two victims plead for their lives.

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Couple found beaten to death in apartment

POLICE are investigating a double homicide after a man and woman were found in an apartment unresponsive with visible injuries early yesterday morning.

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UPDATED: Police probe spate of New Providence killings

POLICE are investigating four new homicides after two men were found with gunshot injuries in a space of 12 hours and a man who was shot on Saturday died in hospital - before a double shooting last night claimed the life of another victim.

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Woman arrested after $70,000 cocaine found

A WOMAN was arrested shortly after she arrived in the country on a flight from Panama and nearly $70,000 worth of cocaine was discovered. Police said the woman, a resident of Suriname, arrived in the Bahamas on Copa Airlines shortly after 11am on Su

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13 stolen shotguns recovered

POLICE have recovered 13 shotguns stolen from Abaco Hardware sometime before the passage of Hurricane Dorian.National Security Minister Marvin Dames told The Tribune yesterday officers are still searching for seven more guns on the island.“Officers r

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Two injured after shooting

TWO men are in hospital after they were shot on Sunday night. Shortly after 10pm, two men were standing outside a home on First Street, Coconut Grove, when occupants of a silver Honda vehicle opened fire in their direction, hitting both of them befo

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Man drowns at Sea Breeze

A MAN reportedly drowned in the Sea Breeze Canal on Sunday. According to police, shortly after 6pm a group of males were sitting on the edge of the Sea Breeze Canal when another male came there and dove into the water. After he had not surfaced, the

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Four dead, nine injured in New Providence shootings

FOUR people are dead and another nine injured following five separate shooting incidents in undisclosed areas of New Providence over the weekend.

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Four dead, eight injured after shootings

FOUR people were killed and eight others were injured after four separate shooting incidents on Friday.

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As storm drew near, police left to probe two murders

AS the northwest Bahamas prepared for Hurricane Dorian’s arrival, police in New Providence were investigating two separate murders that occurred on Friday.The first homicide was the result of a man being stabbed about the body, police said.According

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Man dies after being hit by car near Harbour Bay

A MALE pedestrian died after he was hit by a car on East Bay Street and catapulted over a wall near the Harbour Bay Shopping Centre.

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Two dead after shooting and stabbing

Two men are dead after a stabbing and a shooting on Friday night.

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Juvenile one of two injured in separate shooting incidents

POLICE on New Providence are investigating two shooting incidents which left a juvenile male and an adult male in hospital on Wednesday. In the first incident, shortly after 9pm, two males were standing in front of a home on Sunrise Road, Gamble Hei

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Be on the alert for fraud, warns police

A “trend of fraudulent activities” has been occurring in the country, police revealed yesterday. Some of these trends observed include third party transfer fraud, credit card fraud, fraudulent cheques and sham marriages. Police discussed these matt

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Thieves hold man at knifepoint after car accident

A MAN was able to escape armed thieves who took him to his home at knife-point after a car accident, police said yesterday. The incident began shortly after 10pm on Tuesday, when a man was driving on Acklins Street, Coconut Grove. Police said the vic

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Murder victim due to start job

THE day before he was to have started a new job, 28-year-old Justin Davis was shot and killed on Sunday night on Ross Corner.

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Two dead in 'out of control' violence

TWO men are dead following gun violence on two Family Islands this weekend.

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$10,000 heroin seized

DRUG Enforcement Unit officers seized more than $10,000 worth of suspected heroin hidden in bushes in Grand Bahama on Friday.According to a police report, shortly after 4pm on Friday, DEU officers, acting on intelligence, went to a dirt road in Lewis

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Man shot dead on Eleuthera

A man is dead after a shooting incident on Eleuthera on Saturday night.

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One dead, another injured in Abaco home shooting

Police in Abaco are investigating after a man was shot dead and another was injured at a home in Marsh Harbour early on Saturday.

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Police hunt for gunman after late-night shooting

POLICE are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting incident on Tuesday. According to reports, shortly before 10pm the man was at a home on Commonwealth Boulevard in Elizabeth Estates when he was approached by an armed male who shot him m

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Four marijuana fields discovered

FOUR separate marijuana fields were discovered this week in East Grand Bahama, totaling over 800 plants with an estimated street value of $80,000, a senior police official reported. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder said Drug Enforc

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Tabernacle taken in raid on church

THIEVES ransacked the St Cecilia Roman Catholic Church off Coconut Grove Avenue on Sunday night. The church’s tabernacle was among the items stolen. Robbers left mess strewn throughout the church after digging through draws and breaking the sanctua

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Bimini couple arrested after gun found

A couple in Bimini was arrested by police after a firearm was discovered during a search of their home over the weekend. According to reports, officers on that island, acting on information, went to a home in Bailey Town with a search warrant shortl

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Two ak-47 rifles seized in police search

NEW Providence police have arrested three men who, allegedly, were discovered with illegal firearms and ammunition in their possession on Thursday. According to reports, shortly after 5pm, Mobile Division officers assisted by K-9 officers and dogs s

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Three arrested after firearms, ammunition found

NEW PROVIDENCE police have arrested three men who, allegedly, were discovered with illegal firearms and ammunition in their possession on Thursday evening.

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Man arrested with illegal firearm

ABACO police have arrested a man who was allegedly discovered with an illegal firearm in his possession earlier this week. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder reported that a 31-year-old man was taken into police custody late Monday a

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Police hunting for two suspects who stole car

POLICE are looking for two suspects who stole a man’s car Friday night. Shortly after 10pm, a man was on St Vincent Road when he was accosted by two men who robbed him of cash and grey Nissan Note, licence plate unknown. This came a day after a wom

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Woman bleeds to death after cutting arm on glass window

A WOMAN died in hospital after reportedly smashing a glass window, leaving her with serious injuries to her arm. Last night, police said they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident, which they have classified as a “sudden deat

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Motorist dies after accident on West Bay Street

A MAN is dead following a traffic accident early Thursday morning on West Bay Street. According to Chief Superintendent Craig Stubbs, around 2.50am four males in a Honda Accord were traveling on West Bay Street near Arawak Cay, when the driver lost

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Six injured in three separate shooting incidents

Police are investigating after six people were injured in three separate shooting incidents hours apart.

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UPDATED: Police find body as murder count goes up to 54

POLICE found a man’s lifeless body outside of a building with gunshot wounds early yesterday morning.

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Man dies after being shot by police

A man died after being shot by police in Fox Hill early on Tuesday.

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Three in hospital after shooting and stabbing incident on Grand Bahama

Three men are in hospital after a shooting and stabbing incident on Grand Bahama early on Monday.

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Two dead in shootings hours apart

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead off East Street – hours after another homicide in New Providence.

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Man shot dead in Ridgeland Park

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead in the Ridgeland Park area early on Sunday.

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American man, 12 Haitians arrested in Northern Abaco operation

AN American man found in possession of suspected marijuana was arrested with 12 Haitians during a joint operation in Northern Abaco on Thursday.

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Two shooting incidents and spate of armed robberies

POLICE are investigating two shooting incidents and a spate of armed robberies this week.

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Lightning strike and drownings claim three

POLICE are investigating two more drownings and the death of a man struck by lightning Monday.

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Two dead in separate drowning incidents

TWO men died in separate drowning incidents over the weekend. Their deaths bring the number of drownings for the month up to four,

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Police look into spate of armed robberies

POLICE are investigating a spate of weekend armed robberies across New Providence. In two separate incidents early Sunday morning, men and women were held at bay by armed robbers who stole cash and other items. The first incident took place shortly

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Body of man found in water at Sandyport Marina

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in waters at the Sandyport Marina on Friday afternoon.

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Man with illegal firearm arrested

POLICE arrested a man on Wednesday after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. According to reports, shortly after 9pm, Mobile Division officers, while at Isabella Drive in Marathon Estate, conducted a search of the male a

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Driver dies after traffic collision

POLICE are investigating a traffic collision which left a man dead early Thursday morning. According to police, shortly after 1am a grey Honda Aria driven by a woman collided with a red Suzuki Swift driven by a mam on Bernard Road near the Aqua Pure

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Police hunt after armed robberies

NEW Providence police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspects responsible for two armed robberies on Saturday. In the first incident, shortly after 10pm, a male was in the area of Clifton Street off Montrose Avenue, when he was

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Man shot dead in Abaco

ABACO Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot dead in the Mud’s Haitian community on Friday afternoon.

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American woman believed to have drowned in Abaco

Police in Abaco are investigating an alleged drowning that occurred on Wednesday.

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UPDATED: Body of woman found in car in Grand Bahama

Police are investigating after the body of a woman with stab wounds was found in a car in Grand Bahama.

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American loses arm in boating accident

THE American man who was recently injured in a boating accident in Exuma has lost his arm, Superintendent Shanta Knowles confirmed yesterday.

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Man injured by police in shoot out

A MAN is in hospital after he was wounded by police during a shoot out following a car chase that ended in the Freeman Subdivision.

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Police to investigate suspected teen suicide

POLICE are investigating the alleged suicide of a teenage boy who was found hanged in a closet on Sunday afternoon. Police said shortly after 5pm, police officers were called to a home on Faith Avenue north of Carmichael Road, where a male was disco

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Victim may be an innocent bystander caught in crossfire

POLICE suspect a man who was shot dead on Sunday morning in Freeport was an innocent bystander caught in gunfire from two armed men who had just robbed a nearby nightspot.Although identification is being withheld pending notification of next of kin,

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New Providence hit by three armed robberies

THREE armed robberies took place within a 12-hour period in New Providence on Saturday, according to police reports. One of the victims was a woman in her late 50s who was robbed while cleaning her house. Another victim was beaten by two men during

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Police investigate armed robbery and homicide on Grand Bahama

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery and a homicide that happened within half an hour of each other early on Sunday.

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UPDATED: Mother of child found walking on Haven Road has been located

Police are reporting that the mother of the little girl who was found walking on Haven Road on Friday morning has been located.

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One man killed, another injured after stabbing

One man is dead and another is in hospital after they stabbed each other on Wednesday night.

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Police investigate suspected drowning

POLICE are investigating an alleged drowning incident that left a man dead. According to a police report, shortly after 3pm on Sunday a group of people were swimming at Jaws Beach, in western New Providence, when they noticed a male who appeared unr

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Seven robbed at gunpoint

SEVEN people were robbed at gunpoint of cash, cellphones and vehicles in separate incidents over the weekend. Of those incidents, four took place on Friday and involved mostly women. The other three incidents took place on Saturday night. Shortly a

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Armed robbery at food store

POLICE are investigating the armed robbery of a Super Value food store yesterday morning. According to police, the incident took place shortly after 8am at Super Value’s East Street and Robinson Road location. Reports said that an armed man entered

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Police report filed over illegal dumping 'that caused blackout'

OFFICIALS at Bahamas Power and Light yesterday confirmed that a police report was filed over the illegal dumping that reportedly caused an island-wide blackout.

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American man bitten by shark off Guana Cay

AN American tourist was airlifted to New Providence after being bitten by a shark in waters off Guana Cay on Thursday.

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Shooting incident leaves two women in hospital

TWO women are in hospital following a shooting incident in Freeport early yesterday morning, according to police. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder reported the victims sustained non-life threatening injuries. According to reliable

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Peruvian man dies from injuries

A 35-year-old male Peruvian man died in hospital this week following serious injuries he sustained in a hit and run traffic accident in Freeport on June 30, police reported yesterday.

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Two arrests as police find marijuana

GRAND Bahama police were able to recover a container with more than 250 packages of suspected marijuana which resulted in the arrest of two men on Monday. According to reports, officers of the Rapid Response Unit were on routine patrol shortly after

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29 fishermen arrested for violations

A BAHAMIAN fishing vessel with 29 Bahamians on board was apprehended on Sunday afternoon by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force for fisheries violations.While on routine patrol, HMBS Rolly Gray, under the command of Senior Lieutenant William Sturrup, app

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Hunt for armed robber

POLICE are searching for a man responsible for an armed robbery on Wednesday. According to reports, shortly after 9pm a woman was standing outside a residence on Vanria Avenue, Sunset Park when she was approached by an armed man who robbed her of a s

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Passenger arrested after $17,550 found concealed in luggage

GRAND Bahama police arrested a man at Freeport Harbour on Tuesday afternoon when a large amount of US currency was discovered hidden in a carry-on luggage. According to police reports, shortly around noon a male resident of Eleuthera Drive, Hawksbil

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‘We want murder rate down to 85’

THE Minnis administration wants to reduce the number of murders to 85 by 2021 while reducing the average time it takes to get a business licence from 30 days to 24 hours.

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Two men in hospital after shootings

TWO men are in hospital after they were shot in separate incidents over the weekend, according to police. In the first incident, a man was walking on Malvern Road in the Yellow Elder Gardens area shortly after 7pm Friday, when he was approached by a

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Police seize five illegal firearms

POLICE seized five illegal firearms in two separate incidents on Friday and have taken two adult males into custody. In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 1pm two American males arrived on New Providence at Jet Aviation, Lynden

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Man dies after Pinewood Gardens stabbing

Police are investigating after a man died following a stabbing incident in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

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Police cracking down on cyber-bullying

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force is cracking down on incidents of cyber-bullying, particularly against juveniles, Superintendent Mark Barrett confirmed this on Friday, as he also called for stronger legislation against cyber-bullying.

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Six helping GB police with investigations

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Samuel Butler said police have made significant progress in two major recent criminal matters on Grand Bahama - the break-in and robbery at Solomon’s Wholesale and the recent murder of a teen at a local night spot in Freeport.

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Man stable after stabbing

A MAN is in hospital after he was stabbed on Tuesday, police said. According to a police report, shortly after 9pm a man was standing in the area of a business on Carmichael Road when he was attacked by a man who was armed with a sharp object. The

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Police name stabbed juvenile, 16

THE minor who was fatally stabbed at a night spot in Freeport this week has been officially identified as 16-year-old Joshua Davis, of Carissa Street, according to police.

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Two stabbings and one shooting under investigation

POLICE are investigating several acts of violence that occurred in New Providence on Monday, including a shooting and two separate stabbings.

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Man killed, woman injured in shootings hours apart

POLICE are investigating after a man was killed and a woman was injured in two shooting incidents hours apart.

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Woman dies after car crash

POLICE are investigating a traffic fatality that left a woman dead Friday morning.

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Armed thief steals car

POLICE are looking for a car thief who robbed a woman outside a Garden Hills home on Friday night.

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Boy 'critical' in hospital after he's run over by car

A TODDLER was left in critical condition in hospital following a traffic “mishap” in Eleuthera on Friday, police said.

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Wife of reservist who shot would-be robber: It's very scary, it's escalating

FEARS over escalating gun violence persist in the Fox Hill community, according to the wife of an off-duty reservist who shot and killed an alleged robber who acted “in a threatening manner” early yesterday morning.

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Suspected car thief shot dead by off-duty police reserve

AN off duty reservist shot and killed a suspected car thief early yesterday morning, according to police.

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Man shot dead in Bimini

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead at his home in Bimini early on Sunday.

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Marijuana stash found in deserted building

Grand Bahama Police discovered a quantity of dangerous drugs hidden in an unoccupied building in the Eight Mile Rock area.

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Teenage girls’ rape nightmare: Friends grabbed by gunmen and held for ransom

THE harrowing abduction and sexual assault of two young women yesterday morning has led police to detain three men for questioning, officials confirmed yesterday.

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Appeal after reports of stabbing at school

POLICE in New Providence have issued an appeal for information surrounding the reported stabbing of a CH Reeves student on Wednesday.

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Early morning armed robbery at West Bay Street bar

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending the suspect responsible for an armed robbery at West Bay Street bar early Thursday morning.

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Drugs and firearms found on Exuma

EXUMA police conducted special operations in three settlements on Tuesday and recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs and two illegal firearms.

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Man, woman critical in hospital after shooting

A MAN and a woman were left in hospital after they were shot on Tuesday night.

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One dead, four injured in Plantol Street shooting

One man was killed and four other people were injured in a shooting incident on Plantol Street on Monday night.

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Grand Bahama armed robbery

GRAND Bahama police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a residence in Queen’s Cove on Sunday.

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Man in hospital after shooting

POLICE on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which left a man in hospital.

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Man shot during arrest

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot during an arrest.

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Police investigate apparent suicide

POLICE are investigating an apparent suicide after a woman was discovered unresponsive inside a home with injuries to her body Friday morning.

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One person held over Hospital Lane shooting

ONE person is currently in police custody in connection with the Hospital Lane shooting that occurred on Saturday, May 4, Superintendent Shanta Knowles confirmed to The Tribune on Friday.

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Man arrested after drugs found

POLICE recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents on Tuesday and have taken an adult male into custody.

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Stabbing victim dies of wounds

POLICE are investigating the country’s latest homicide after a man was reportedly found walking with visible stab wounds and later died of his injuries in hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

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Atlantis dealers hit by '$150k theft'

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force is investigating allegations that nearly $150,000 was stolen from casino dealers at Atlantis.

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UPDATED: Second brother dies in shooting

POLICE are investigating the country’s latest murder after a man was shot dead outside an abandoned building on Hospital Lane early on Saturday morning. The killing brought the country’s homicide count to 23 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Tourist victim of PI sex assault

POLICE are investigating the reported sexual assault of a female tourist at a Paradise Island beach on Saturday.

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Trio arrested after drugs swoops

POLICE on New Providence have recovered a large quantity of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents and have taken two men and a woman into custody.

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Body found on building site

POLICE are investigating after a man’s body was found Wednesday night in an unfinished building in Exuma.

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20-year-old shot dead by police as he chased another man

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed by police in 2015 reportedly while they were in pursuit of a man he had threaten to kill, a Coroner’s Court jury heard yesterday.

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UPDATED: Well-known American businessman shot dead in Bimini

A WELL-KNOWN American businessman in Bimini was shot multiple times and killed in his home at Bimini Bay opposite Resorts World early yesterday morning, the Royal Bahamas Police Force has said.

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Apparent suicide of man in his 50s fourth of the year

POLICE are investigating an apparent suicide after a man was found hanging from a beam in a closet of a residence on Haven Street off Lightbourn Street, Chippingham yesterday.

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Five shot by automatic weapon

FIVE people were shot from an automatic weapon in the Montagu Beach area last night. Eight shots rang out at 9.30pm as residents enjoyed the final hours of their Easter holiday break.

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Two pedestrians killed in separate traffic accidents

TWO pedestrians were killed in separate traffic incidents over the Easter holiday period.

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Multiple armed robberies mar Easter weekend

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind several armed robberies that occurred on the weekend.

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Woman dies after being hit by bus

A woman has died after being hit by a bus on Blue Hill Road on Saturday night.

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Man on scooter shot, police investigate armed robberies

Police are investigating after a man on a scooter was shot off Infant View Road on Thursday night.

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Bahamas' accident response times 'consistent with those across Caribbean'

IN the wake of the United States’ Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) cautioning tourists visiting the Bahamas about slow response times to traffic incidents, Superintendent Mareno Hinds said their response time is consistent with the response times across the Caribbean.

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Hunt for robbers

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending the suspects behind two separate armed robbery incidents that occurred on Tuesday.

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Horror as woman dies in car fire

A “HORRIFIC stretch” is how Superintendent Mareno Hinds yesterday described the recent spate of traffic fatalities occurring across the nation, culminating in Sunday night’s tragic death of a woman in Fresh Creek, Andros.

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Five armed robberies over the weekend

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in apprehending the suspects behind five armed robberies that occurred on the weekend.

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Man dies after being hit by car in San Salvador; ‘seven injured’ in West Bay Street crash

Police on San Salvador are investigating after a man was hit by car and died on Friday night.

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Man in hospital after Robinson Road shooting

POLICE are looking for the suspect behind a shooting incident that left a man in hospital Friday morning.

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Caretaker sexually assaulted in housebreaking

AN elderly woman’s 60-year-old caretaker was sexually assaulted during a San Souci housebreaking Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Grand Bahama police discover ammunition, firearms and drugs

GRAND Bahama police discovered about $30,000 worth of illegal drugs as well as firearms and ammunition on Grand Bahama this week.

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Two shooting incidents put seven in hospital

POLICE are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred on New Providence Monday leaving seven people in hospital.

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Man arrested with marijuana worth $30,000

A MAN was arrested on Friday after police allegedly found more than $30,000 worth of marijuana in a home.

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Alleged drowning on diving expedition

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an alleged drowning incident that occurred in Western New Providence on Friday afternoon.

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Woman shot in head is a police reservist

A WOMAN who was shot on Monday is a reserve police officer, Inspector Leonardo Burrows confirmed yesterday.

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Woman in hospital after shooting

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance to help them find the suspects behind a shooting incident that left a woman in hospital on Monday.

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CATCH HER - NOW: Police urged to ‘drop everything’ and find abductor

IN Light of recent child kidnappings in the capital, former Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin said yesterday authorities need to “drop everything” and see to it the MARCO Alert system is implemented fully.

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Man dies in accident on Carmichael Road

A MAN is dead following a traffic accident early Monday morning on Carmichael Road.

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Mystery abductor strikes yet again

AN eight-year-old boy was lured from his home on Fox Hill Road south into a silver car and later dropped off near the New Providence Landfill on Friday.

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Man found shot at business

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot in Grand Bahama on Saturday, police said.

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Boy reunited with parents after another abduction

Police are investigating another child abduction in the capital after a boy was taken from outside his home and dropped off near the City Dump.

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Man in custody after firearm found

ONE man is in custody after police recovered an illegal firearm in a search of a home on Cumberbatch Alley Thursday.

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Shock in Bain Town after father-of-three murdered

TENSIONS ran high in the Bain Town community following the murder of a 37-year-old father of three.

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Man shot dead in Bain Town area

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead in the Bain Town area in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Student knifed to death outside school

A NINTH-grade student was fatally stabbed Tuesday following an incident outside a school with another teenage boy.

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Suspect shot dead for firing at officers

POLICE shot and killed a man who allegedly fired a gun at them on Monday night.

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Two more killed in late night accidents

POLICE are investigating two separate traffic accidents that left two men dead and another man in hospital.

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‘Shockingly serious’ attack at Arawak Cay

23-POLICE are investigating the “shockingly serious” attack of a 23-year-old immigration officer attending a private music event at Arawak Cay on Sunday.

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Decomposing body found in building

FOUL play is not suspected in the discovery of a male’s decomposing body in a building at East Street and Odle Corner over the weekend, a senior police officer said yesterday.

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Police seize $12,000 worth of marijuana

POLICE discovered and seized $12,000 worth of suspected marijuana and a firearm in Eight Mile Rock on the weekend.

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Two in hospital after being attacked at Arawak Cay

Police are reporting that a man and a woman were attacked at a musical event at Arawak Cay on Sunday night.

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Body found in Carmichael Road area 'a homicide'

POLICE are currently investigating the discovery of a body at a Lake Grove Road house late Thursday as a homicide, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash has said.

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Robbery victim dies of wounds

A suspected armed robbery, which turned fatal late Sunday night, has pushed the country’s murder count to 15 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Body found in GB being treated as a homicide

POLICE are currently investigating the weekend discovery of a man’s body in Grand Bahama as a homicide, Assistant Commissioner of Police Samuel Butler told The Tribune yesterday.

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Police find body on Grand Bahama

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found near Coral Road on Grand Bahama on Saturday.

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HELP COPS FIND THE CHILDREN SNATCHER

ROYAL Bahamas Police Force investigators have no leads and are challenged with getting people to come forward with information that could lead to the arrest of the person responsible for the abduction of three boys on Thursday.

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Four injured in shooting at Cowpen Road home

Police are investigating after four people were shot in a house on Cowpen Road early on Sunday morning.

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Police confirm three boys were taken on Thursday – four in 24 hours

POLICE have confirmed that three boys were taken in Thursday’s abduction — not two as officers initially reported.

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Three arrested after police fired on

THREE men were arrested after a man opened fire on police with a high-powered weapon on Thursday afternoon.

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Three men in custody as underage girls are found

POLICE have taken three males into custody in connection with harbouring two underage girls who officers say ran away from home, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash confirmed to The Tribune yesterday.

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Police investigating more child abductions

Police are investigating another alleged abduction after a child was taken from a park off Soldier Road on Wednesday before being dropped off a short time later.

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Cops say snatched girl not assaulted

POLICE yesterday denied claims the eight-year-old girl abducted early Sunday morning had been sexually assaulted.

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Biker dies in crash ‘running red light’

A 30-year-old man is dead following another traffic accident, the sixth victim in a little over a week. While the deceased has not been identified, The Tribune understands he is Clarence Dean Jr. He is the 12th traffic fatality of the year, according to police.

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Gunman robs man of cash and iPhone

POLICE are looking for the man responsible for an armed robbery that happened on Sunday.

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Three die in road tragedies

THREE people died in two car accidents over the weekend –– a middle aged man on Tonique Williams Darling Highway and two men in South Andros.

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Pair held after 'brazen' armed robbery

TWO men are in custody in connection with what police described as a “brazen” armed robbery in Abaco.

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Two dead after car crash in South Andros

Two men are dead after a traffic accident in South Andros early on Saturday evening.

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Teenage passenger killed in crash

A SEVENTEEN year old is dead after a traffic accident yesterday.

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Marijuana swoop by police after tip off from public

POLICE seized a quantity of suspected marijuana in a swoop on Thursday evening.

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Man dies in crash on Eleuthera

Police are investigating after a man died in a traffic accident in Eleuthera on Friday morning.

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Man's body found in well

THE body of a man was found in a well on Cat Island on Thursday night.

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One dead, three injured in Lightbourne Avenue shooting

A man is dead and three people are in hospital after a shooting incident on Wednesday night.

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Police investigate apparent suicide

POLICE are investigating an alleged suicide that happened on Tuesday.

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Attempted armed robbery thwarted by alert neighbours

NEIGHBOURS thwarted an attempted armed robbery Monday morning.

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Two in hospital after GB nightclub stabbing

TWO men are in hospital following a stabbing incident at a nightclub in Freeport, according to police. ASP Terecita Pinder said police received a report of an argument at an establishment on Wimpole Street, involving a group of men, shortly after 2am on Sunday.

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UPDATED: Abducted three-year-old now in police care

SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Shortly after 7am on Sunday, Shavard Bain was dropped off at a wash house on Joe Farmington Road and Fox Hill Road. He is in police care and has been taken to hospital for a routine examination. He has no visible injuries.

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Man injured in shooting on Dumping Ground corner

POLICE are seeking the public's assistance to help them find the suspect in a shooting on Thursday night.

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Man accused of unlawful sex with 13-year-old girl

A 20-year-old man was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl.

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Police probe home raid

ABACO police are investigating a home invasion and armed robbery incident that occurred Wednesday evening in the Murphy Town area.

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Murder victims named

POLICE have officially identified three of the country’s recent homicide victims.

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Former Urban Renewal official among arrests in Freeport

PLP chairman hits out at 'politically driven persecution'

AUTHORITIES have rearrested a former Urban Renewal official among others as part of an ongoing investigation by the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Anti-Corruption Unit, The Tribune understands.

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Two men in hospital following shooting

TWO men were taken to hospital following a shooting incident on Sunday in the Eight Mile Rock area.

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Police in Andros destroy 90,000 marijuana plants

POLICE destroyed more than 90,000 marijuana plants found in eight fields in Andros in two separate incidents last week.

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One dead, one injured after shooting off Cowpen Road

One man was killed and another was injured after a shooting off Cowpen Road in the early hours of Saturday.

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Man in critical condition after shooting

A MAN is in critical condition in hospital after he was shot outside his home on Thursday afternoon.

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Woman raped in her home

A WOMAN was raped in her home on Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Woman dies, three still in serious condition after traffic accident

POLICE in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident that left a woman dead.

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Two arrested after man robbed while walking on Paradise Island bridge

A MAN and a woman were arrested on Tuesday after a tourist was robbed while walking over the Paradise Island bridge.

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Murder lull ends in three killings

THREE murders occurred within less than 24 hours this weekend, marking a bloody start to February and a trend that has left police concerned, Superintendent Joy Bosfield told The Tribune yesterday. There were also three non-fatal shooting incidents this weekend. All three are in hospital with two listed in serious condition.

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Three dead after shootings hours apart

Three men are dead after separate shooting incidents hours apart on Friday and Saturday.

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Two in hospital after shooting

POLICE are searching for the gunman who shot two men and left them in hospital on Tuesday.

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One man serious, two more stable after triple shooting

POLICE are investigating a triple shooting that occurred in the Milton Street area late Monday.

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Man in Exuma died after vehicle fell on top of him

A MAN in Exuma is dead after a vehicle he was working under fell on top of him, police said.

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UPDATED: American man dies after motorcycle crash on Cat Island

AN American man died after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a utility pole on Cat Island on Saturday.

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Junkanoogate: Police pursue bribery claims

POLICE are continuing their probe into Junkanoo bribery claims, but the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence has established its own sub-committee to investigate the claims. The committee will review allegations that made headlines after audio recordings between a purported female judge and George “Bommer” Armbrister, a costume designer for the Genesis group, circulated this month.

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Police appeal after drive-by shooting

A WOMAN is in hospital after she was injured during a drive-by shooting yesterday.

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Shooting and stabbing victims in hospital

TWO Grand Bahama men are in hospital after one was shot and the other stabbed during an argument on the island yesterday.

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Police discover illegal firearm after car chase

GRAND Bahama police are searching for a male driver after a traffic stop led to a police chase which ended in a crash and the discovery of an illegal firearm in Freeport.

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Man dies after crash on JFK Drive

A man is dead after a car crash on JFK Drive in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Grand Bahama police appeal for witnesses after shooting

POLICE in Grand Bahama are following significant leads into the island’s first murder for 2019 and are appealing to persons to come forward with any information that can further assist them.

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Man taken into custody after second murder of the year

POLICE are investigating the second murder of the year.

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1,200lbs marijuana are seized by police

POLICE on New Providence have seized more than 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana in two separate incidents on Wednesday and took two men into custody. The combined street value of the drugs is more than $1m.

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Woman in hospital after being stabbed

A WOMAN is in hospital after she was stabbed during a fight yesterday morning.

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Two held after marijuana plants found

TWO persons were arrested and taken into custody in Abaco after police discovered 60 potted marijuana plants this week.

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Search for armed robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for two suspects behind armed robberies committed Tuesday night.

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Police seek motive in lawyer stabbing

A PROSECUTOR at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is nursing wounds after he was stabbed in the head on Sunday night, an attack officials say has little precedent in The Bahamas.

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Police seize marijuana worth $2,000

POLICE seized two pounds of suspected marijuana from the streets of New Providence on Wednesday.

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Americans arrested after failing to declare cash

AN American man and woman were arrested at Lynden Pindling International Airport on Tuesday after they failed to declare a large sum of US currency.

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Grand Bahama man in hospital after shooting

A GRAND Bahama man is in hospital following a shooting incident in the Eight Mile Rock area late Tuesday evening, according to a senior police official.

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UPDATED: Teenager is first murder of year

Police are investigating after a man died following a shooting on Market Street on New Year’s Day.

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Murder toll lowest in nine years

THE country closed out 2018 with 91 reported murders, the fewest in nine years, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Armed robbery at Dundas Town business

Abaco Police are investigating an armed robbery incident at Dundas Town after a business was robbed by two masked armed men early Monday morning.

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Filming cops can be a problem

RECORDING on-duty police officers can have violent consequences some residents say, raising questions about whether the Royal Bahamas Police Force will embrace policies that will require widespread use of body cameras.

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Marijuana field found in Grand Bahama

A MARIJUANA field was discovered in the eastern end of Grand Bahama by Bahamian and US law enforcement officers this week, police officials reported on Friday.

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Canadian man found with $90,000 of heroin at airport

A Canadian man was taken into police custody when $90,000 worth of dangerous drugs were found in his possession at Lynden Pindling International Airport Thursday.

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Andros government building destroyed by fire

Police on Andros are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire which destroyed a government building on Friday.

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Police investigate after man found dead in Stapelton Gardens

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in Hampton Street, Stapelton Gardens on Friday night.

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One dead, two injured after triple shooting on Malcolm Road

ONE man is dead and two are in hospital following a triple shooting at a Malcolm Road nightclub early Friday morning.

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Suspect shot dead by police

A MAN was shot dead after a fatal run in with police who were looking for an active shooter.

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Five held after drugs and cash found in Grand Bahama

FIVE people were arrested in Grand Bahama for various offences, including drug possession and possession of a large quantity of cash in separate incidents.

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Couple shot dead in Joan's Heights

A man and a woman are dead after a shooting in Joan’s Heights just after midnight on Tuesday.

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American arrested at airport for failing to declare more than $70,000

AN American man was arrested on Sunday at Lynden Pindling International Airport for failing to declare more than $70,000 in cash.

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Diver found dead off Exuma Cays

POLICE are investigating an alleged drowning that occurred in the Exuma Cays on Sunday.

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UPDATED: Drive-by shooter kills 1, injures 2

ONE man is dead and two others are said to be in serious condition in hospital following a shooting in Ridgeland Park over the weekend.

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Woman in 80s assaulted in home raid

AN elderly woman was sexually assaulted during an armed robbery attack on Saturday, police said.

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WHERE’S MY SON? Suspect ‘held’ 13 days ago goes missing

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander said the Royal Bahamas Police Force has launched a full-scale investigation into the whereabouts of Marvin Pratt, 40, a Gambier Village resident whose family believes he is in police custody.

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Man held after marijuana find

DRUG Enforcement Unit officers in Grand Bahama arrested one man and seized more than 20 pounds of suspected marijuana in two separate incidents.

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Fugitive from US caught at airport

A MAN declared a fugitive in the United States was caught at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Saturday attempting to flee the country, police said.

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Arrests in Grand Bahama over drugs, firearms and ammunition

GRAND Bahama Police made several arrests this week in connection with drugs, firearms and ammunition possession.

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Man held in connection with armed robbery

ONE man is in custody in connection with armed robbery and the recovery of an illegal firearm.

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Man shot dead as he walks in on raid

A MAN was shot dead as he walked unsuspecting into an armed robbery of a store last night - a killing that comes just a day after the murder of the brother of 11-year-old Marco Archer, who was killed seven years ago.

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Abaco police investigate after man shot in the leg

ABACO police are investigating a incident during which a man was shot in the leg.

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US fugitive caught in Nassau nightclub

AN American wanted in the United States for multiple murder investigations and other alleged offences, was captured at a nightclub in New Providence on Saturday, according to local police.

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Six held after illegal firearms discovered

SIX men are in police custody and five illegal firearms have been taken from the streets after separate incidents in New Providence and Berry Islands Thursday.

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Man robbed of cash

POLICE are searching for the men responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Tuesday.

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Two men found shot dead in Jubilee Gardens

TWO men, one of whom was being electronically monitored by police, were found shot to death in Jubilee Gardens early Wednesday morning in a car with its motor still running. The men were reportedly cousins.

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Police hunt for suspects after series of armed robberies

POLICE on New Providence are searching for the men responsible for three separate robberies, including a home invasion, which occurred on Sunday.

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Suspect shot as cops try to arrest

POLICE shot a man yesterday while trying to arrest him for a domestic complaint.

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Man arrested after drug discovery at home

POLICE have arrested a man after 34-pounds of marijuana and five-grams of cocaine were discovered at his Cowpen Road home.

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Four detained after gun and drugs find

FOUR men were arrested after police seized an illegal firearm, ammunition and a quantity of drugs on Sunday.

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Man found dead off Eneas Jumper Corner

Police are investigating the country’s latest homicide after a man was found dead off Eneas Jumper Corner on Sunday morning.

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Arrest for theft of copper wire

A man was arrested for copper theft from the business establishment in the Eight Mile Rock area this week, police reported.

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Three armed robberies in one day

POLICE on New Providence are searching for a number of men believed to be responsible for three armed robberies which occurred on Tuesday.

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SUSPECT SHOT AFTER ‘FIRING AT OFFICERS’

AN armed man, reportedly chasing a woman while threatening harm, remains in hospital after being shot by police yesterday.

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Two killed in separate traffic accidents

POLICE in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident that left a man dead late Monday evening.

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Mother questions how cops shot son

THE mother of Jermaine Desmond Minnis, a 43-year-old man police shot and killed on Thursday, insists witnesses to the incident never saw her son attack police with a machete as police have claimed.

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Two men shot in attempted armed robbery

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery and shooting on East Bay Street and Okra Hill on Friday which left two men with injuries.

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Machete attacker dies after being shot by police

A man who was shot by police after he attacked an officer's partner with a machete on Thursday has died of his injuries.

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Two held as man stabbed at dump

A MAN is in hospital and two others were arrested after a stabbing at the city dump.

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American woman held over drugs

CENTRAL division officers arrested an American woman aboard the Carnival Elation cruise ship, after she was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana.The woman is expected to be formally arraigned in Magistrate’s Court later

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UPDATED: Fisherman killed in Andros boat explosion

TRAGEDY struck Andros Tuesday morning when a 53-year-old man was killed in a fishing boat explosion off Morgan’s Bluff.

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Man shot dead off Andros Avenue

A man is dead after a shooting off Andros Avenue on Monday.

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UPDATED: Victim’s body found lying in the street

A man is dead after a shooting off Kemp Road late on Friday night.

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Woman in hospital after armed robbery

POLICE are investigating six armed robberies that occurred on New Providence between Friday and Saturday, including one incident that left a woman in hospital with a gunshot wound.Most of these incidents happened on Saturday. Police said shortly befo

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Search and rescue efforts unable to retrieve crashed plane, locate occupants

SUNDAY 7.10PM UPDATE: The search for the pilot of the plane is continuing.

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House fire takes life of boy, 5

POLICE are investigating a house fire that led to the death of a five-year-old boy in Eleuthera on Monday night.

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Man shot dead on street in Bimini

BIMINI police are investigating a homicide on that island after a Grand Bahama man was shot dead there on Sunday.According to Assistant Superintendant Terecita Pinder, the shooting occurred shortly after 9pm at a business in Porgy Bay.She said that s

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Driver killed as vehicle crashes into building

A MAN died on Sunday after his car crashed into a building. Police said shortly after 11am, a man was driving a blue Toyota Progress on McCullough Corner when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a building. Fire Services office

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Series of armed robberies

POLICE are investigating five armed robberies, which occurred over the weekend, leaving one man in hospital nursing stab wounds.Two of the robberies happened on Saturday.Shortly after 1pm, a man was at Christie Park on Nassau Street when he was appro

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Police investigate apparent drowning

Police are investigating an apparent drowning after a man was found in waters at Goodman’s Bay on Saturday.

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Police officer in hospital after stabbing

Police are investigating after an officer was stabbed in New Providence on Saturday.

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Man drove to hospital with gunshot wounds

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a shooting in Freeport on Tuesday that left a man in hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.According to police, officers received reports of gunshots at a business in the International Bazaar shortly before 9pm.

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Police hunt for armed robbers

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving two armed robberies which occurred on Sunday.Police were told the first incident happened shortly after 9pm, when two armed men entered a gaming house on Market Street and Bahama

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Cops probe body found in bushes

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s partially decomposed body found in bushes in the Cowpen Road area yesterday.

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Three injured in weekend shootings

TWO men and a teen are in hospital following three separate shootings over the weekend.

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Tourist drowns at Taino Beach

GRAND Bahama police are investigating the drowning of a male visitor who was found unresponsive at Taino Beach earlier this week.Superintendent Walter Henderson reported that sometime after 3pm, a male tourist was snorkeling at the beach, and was dis

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Shooting victim identified

THE man who was shot dead on Tuesday night has been identified as Kelson Devaughn Kelly. Kelly, 22, of Parker Street was shot while at Polhemus Street around 7pm. Another man was also shot during the incident however he is in hospital in serious, but

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Police hunt robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for two suspects who committed separate armed robberies on Monday. The first incident happened shortly after 11am when a woman was sitting in her vehicle at the junction of Prince Charles Drive and Beatrice Avenue. Police said she

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Shooting victim had just been acquitted in court case

A 34-year-old man acquitted of murder in June has been identified as the man shot and killed off West Street on Sunday night.

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One man dead, one injured after shooting

One man is dead and another is in hospital after a shooting off West Street on Sunday night.

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Man dies after industrial accident on Inagua

Police on Inagua are investigating an industrial accident which left a man dead on Sunday.

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Three Americans held in credit card fraud

THREE American men are in police custody after officers discovered a large amount of fraudulent credit cards, $10,000 in Bitcoins and a unknown amount of suspected cocaine in a home on Yamacraw Hill Road.

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Woman held after drugs discovered in food plate

A WOMAN has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services concealed in a plate of food. Police said shortly before 10am yesterday, a woman went to the correctional facility to take food to an

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Marijuana found in car

A Department of Corrections officer was taken into custody on Friday after four packages of marijuana were found in a car in which he was travelling.Police said the officer was arrested around 7.30pm during an operation in the area of Crooked Island

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Transformer explodes at shopping centre

POLICE fire services yesterday confirmed that a blown transformer resulted in a minor blaze at the Sea Grape Shopping Centre over the weekend.Fire Services director, Chief Superintendent Walter Evans told The Tribune that operations at several stores

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$260,000 drug stash found in bushes

MORE than $200,000 worth of dangerous drugs were discovered by Bahamian law enforcement officials in bushes in a Freeport subdivision, but no arrest was made, Grand Bahama police reported. According to reports, nine sacks containing packages of susp

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Five arrests over drug, gun and ammo discovery

FIVE people were arrested for possession of dangerous drugs, illegal firearms and ammunition in Grand Bahama, a senior police official reported.Asst Supt Terecita Pinder reported that the arrests were made between 5pm Friday and 2am on on Saturday du

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Department of Corrections officer arrested for drug possession

An officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections is in custody after he was arrested for drug possession on Friday.

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Young child among injured in Montel Heights shooting

Several people, including a young child, were shot in an incident in Montel Heights on Saturday night.

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Man killed, woman injured in Nassau Village shooting

ONE MAN is dead and a woman injured following a double shooting off Taylor Street, Nassau Village, Friday afternoon.

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Three arrested in connection with break-ins

POLICE have arrested three men suspected of carrying out a string of house break-ins in both eastern and western New Providence.

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Marijuana stash found

DRUG Enforcement Unit officers discovered a quantity dangerous drugs hidden in bushes in the Hawksbill Subdivision, a senior police official reported yesterday.Assistant Supt Terecita Pinder reported that DEU officers, acting on information, went to

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Police hunting for man in murder probe

POLICE are searching for an Abaco man who they believe can help with a murder investigation. Police want to speak with Rashad Ashton Fox, 30, of Sandy Point, Abaco. He is about six feet tall, weighs 190lbs and has a dark brown complexion. Anyone with

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Robbers injured as victims fight back

TWO armed robbers were seriously injured and left in hospital following a foiled home invasion and attempted robbery at a residence in Freeport.According to police reports, officers were called shortly after 1am Tuesday to a residence on Waterfall Dr

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Web shop worker shot in armed raid

A WOMAN employee of Chances Games was shot and sent to hospital on Sunday evening following an attempted armed robbery at the establishment in Hunters.According to police reports, two masked men armed with firearms entered the business shortly after

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Body found after man jumps into canal

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a suspected drowning of a man in a canal on Sunday.ASP Terecita Pinder reported that shortly after 1pm, officers were called to Silver Palm Street where a group of persons had gathered after a man had failed to r

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Police hunt for raiders after series of robberies

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s help with any information that can assist with solving a spate of armed robberies that occurred over the weekend.The latest took place shortly after 10pm on Saturday when employees at a business on Ca

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Four in hospital after series of weekend attacks

FOUR men are in hospital in varying conditions following separate incidents over the weekend.In the latest of the four incidents, according to police reports, shortly after 12am yesterday a man was sitting on a bucket in the front of a residence at G

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Woman robbed outside her Pinewood Gardens home

A WOMAN was robbed Friday when she pulled up to her home on Wild Guava Street, Pinewood Gardens.

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Man killed as car hits wall

A MAN was killed in a traffic accident in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon.Chief Superintendent Craig Stubbs told The Tribune yesterday the victim was travelling south on Queen’s Highway, near McKenzie’s.The driver lost control of his blue 2008 Hon

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Arrests in Abaco after dangerous drugs, firearms, ammunition found

Four people persons were arrested in Abaco after police discovered dangerous drugs, firearms, and ammunition at a residence, police reported on yesterday.

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Beach body is missing victim of ‘shooting’

A DECOMPOSING body was found on a beach in Abaco Monday evening.

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Teenager hurt in shooting

POLICE are investigating an early morning shooting yesterday that left a teenager in hospital. According to reports, the 18-year-old was walking on McCullough Corner shortly after 7am when he heard the sound of gunshots and felt a burning sensation a

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Suspects detained after police seize drug hauls

TWO men are in police custody following the seizure of suspected marijuana valued at $15,000 in southwestern New Providence on Saturday.

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UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road

TRAFFIC police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a hit-and-run traffic fatality that occurred on the Tonique Williams-Darling highway.

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Man stable in hospital after shooting

A MAN is in hospital following a shooting in the Flamingo Gardens community on Saturday.According to police reports, shortly after 10pm, a man was walking through a track road off Nigeria Drive when he was approached by a man with a firearm.The gunma

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13 arrests after $135,000 of suspected cocaine found on Haitian vessel

POLICE arrested 10 men and three women in connection with the seizure of $135,000 worth of suspected cocaine found on a Haitian vessel at the harbour in Great Inagua.

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Man dies in apparent drowning after diving

POLICE in Bimini are investigating an apparent drowning of a Bahamian man who was diving in waters off Great Isaac Cay Thursday.

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Convenience store robbed on Wulff Road

POLICE are investigating the armed robbery of a Wulff Road convenience store on Wednesday. A man entered the store off Market Street shortly after 10am, held up an employee and robbed the store of cash, according to Supt Shanta Knowles. The robber es

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Three men and a woman arrested in connection with home invasion

POLICE have arrested three men and a woman in connection with a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred in the early hours Tuesday.

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Teenager arrested over alleged drug possession at school

A teenager allegedly caught with illegal drugs in his possession was arrested at a high school in Abaco on Tuesday.ASP Pinder reported that shortly after 3pm on Tuesday police were called to the S C Bootle High School, where a 17-year-old male studen

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US man held after failure to declare nearly $40k

AN American man was arrested when he failed to declare $39,905 in cash at the Lynden Pindling International Airport.Police said the man presented himself to a US Border Control Officer shortly after 7pm, but failed to declare the true amount of curre

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Police investigate after two bodies discovered

POLICE are investigating two suspicious deaths in separate incidents on Sunday.In the first death, police found human skeletal remains in a bushy area off the Eastwest Highway shortly after 9am.Investigators will await an autopsy report to determine

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Firearm found by police

GRAND Bahama police discovered a firearm in the Freeport area on Sunday.According to reports, Central Detective Unit officers were on mobile patrol in the area of Tasman Close sometime around 3pm Sunday when they saw a group of men standing in the ar

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Two hurt in drive-by shooting

TWO men are in hospital following a drive-by shooting in the Fox Hill area on Sunday. According to police, occupants in a silver Toyota Paso opened fire on a group of men sitting in a vacant lot at the junction of Blueberry Hill Road and Armbrister S

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Marine in fatal crash with two pedestrians

TWO pedestrians were killed early yesterday morning after a collision with a car driven by an off-duty marine.

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Three Americans held over gun seizures

THREE Americans are in police custody after they were found with weapons over the weekend.

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Serious injuries after four vehicle crash on Grand Bahama

Four vehicles, including a church bus carrying parishioners, were involved in an accident in Grand Bahama on Saturday night that resulted in serious injuries.

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Police investigate suspected suicide in Freeport

Police on Grand Bahama are investigating a suspected suicide after a woman's body was discovered at a home in Freeport on Saturday evening.

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24 arrests in police swoop

POLICE arrested 24 people on Wednesday night in connection with a number of serious crimes such as murder, armed robbery, possession of illegal firearms and dangerous drugs during Operation “Strong Finish” in New Providence.The operation targeted per

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Man accused of knife murder

A 37-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the stabbing death of another man at a bar earlier this month.Dino Pinto, of Yellow Elder Gardens, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt charged wit

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US man held after cocaine find

AN American man was arrested after police and American officials found $30,000 worth of suspected cocaine at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Tuesday.

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Police to complete probe into student beating

POLICE are expected to close their investigation into the alleged student beating at CH Reeves Junior High School in the coming days, The Tribune understands. Royal Bahamas Police Force press liaison officer, Superintendent Shanta Knowles yesterday

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Two dead in weekend violence

TWO murders, including a drive-by shooting and a stabbing incident, occurred on the weekend. One man was killed in a stabbing incident at a bar on Tonique Williams Darling Highway shortly after 1am on Saturday. A second man was also a victim of the a

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Police arrest man carrying over $47,000

A man with a substantial sum of US currency in his possession was arrested in Grand Bahama on Friday.

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One dead, one injured after stabbing at bar

A stabbing incident at a bar on Tonique Williams Darling Highway early on Saturday has left one man dead and another in serious condition in hospital.

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Woman, 60, held after drugs found in plate of food at Department of Corrections

A 60-year-old woman is in custody after officials at the Bahamas Department of Corrections uncovered a quantity of drugs hidden in a plate of food she presented to be taken into the facility.

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Body found in car off Gladstone Road

THE BODY of a man was found in a car off Gladstone Road on Friday.

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One dead after double shooting in Fox Hill

ONE man is dead following a double shooting at Dorsett Street, Fox Hill, Friday morning.

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Student’s beating: Police to investigate

POLICE and the Ministry of Education are investigating an incident at a public school where a boy was allegedly beaten by an administrator.

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Seven arrests after drug and gun finds

SEVEN people were arrested in the Freeport area by police for drug, firearm, and ammunition possession.ASP Terecita Pinder reported that officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response Unit conducted a joint operation called “Black Out” on W

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Woman attacked near Atlantis

A MAN is expected to be arraigned today in connection with the alleged physical assault of a woman near Atlantis resort’s parking lot.

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Man shot before gunmen speed away

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot outside a Pinewood Gardens home on Sunday night.Police said the shooting happened shortly after 11pm, when two men pulled up to a residence on Breadfruit Street in Pinewood Gardens. A silver Nissan vehicle pulle

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Two arrests after attempted theft from DEU lot

TWO men were arrested by police after reportedly being caught attempting to steal parts from a vehicle in the parking lot of the Drug Enforcement Unit.Royal Bahamas Police Force press liaison officer, Superintendent Shanta Knowles confirmed the incid

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Four held in $400k drug bust

POLICE arrested four men in connection with the seizure of nearly $400,000 worth of suspected marijuana found on board a boat in the Coral Harbour area.

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21 caught in police operation with US

AN early morning joint law enforcement operation resulted in the arrest of 21 people for various offences, police said. 

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Three arrests after marijuana find

Grand Bahama police arrested three men after suspected marijuana was discovered at a residence in Freeport on Wednesday evening.

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Man dies after bar shooting

A MAN died in hospital Tuesday night after being shot multiple times outside a bar off Soldier Road.The incident marks the 63rd murder for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.Police said shortly after 11pm, the man was sitting in his vehicle

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Three arrested in Abaco over marijuana and cash seizure

THREE men were arrested in Abaco earlier this week after they were allegedly caught with cash and what is suspected to be marijuana.According to ASP Terecita Pinder, shortly after 5pm on Monday officers went to an area of Forest Drive, Murphy Town wh

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Police seek assistance after armed raids

POLICE have appealed to the public for assistance in solving three armed robberies that occurred on the weekend, including theft of deposit bags from an armoured truck.Two of the robberies happened in New Providence, the third in Grand Bahama. In the

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Man in critical condition after Fox Hill shooting

A man sustained serious injuries after being shot in Fox Hill early on Saturday morning.

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Pedestrian struck and killed in Eleuthera

A PEDESTRIAN was struck and killed in Eleuthera early Friday morning.

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Man killed after shootout with police

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander issued a strong warning to “bold” criminals at the scene of the latest police shooting.

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Police probe body find

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s partially decomposed body found in a cemetery on Sunday night. The Caucasian man’s remains were found shortly after 7pm at St Matthew’s Cemetery on Church and Shirley Str

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American caught with $43k coke in luggage

AN American man found with more than $40,000 worth of cocaine in his luggage was one of several people arrested for drug offences over the weekend.

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Police hunt for missing man in Acklins

POLICE are looking for Fletcher Moss of Acklins, who was reported missing.Mr Moss is 37 and his last known address was in Salina Point. He has a dark brown complexion, a slim build and is about 5’6” to 5’8”.Anyone with information on his whereabouts

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Police up patrols in wake of robberies

POLICE are investigating three separate incidents of armed robbery, home invasion, and break-ins that took place in the western district of New Providence on Tuesday. 

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Two arrests over marijuana find

TWO men were arrested after police seized marijuana from them in two separate incidents.In the first incident, shortly before 6pm on Tuesday, Mobile Division officers, acting on information went to Potter’s Cay Dock, where they saw a man standing in

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Police investigate video of officer punching woman

POLICE are investigating the circumstances behind a recent video circulating on social media where a police officer can be seen punching a woman during a heated altercation with several people. One of several videos of the incident posted to Facebook

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Police hunt for robbers after cash grab at mall

POLICE are searching for the thieves who robbed a store employee of an undetermined amount of cash in the parking lot of the Marathon Mall. Shortly after 9am yesterday, a male employee of a clothing store was in the mall’s southwestern parking lot wh

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Shooting victim identified

POLICE have released the identity of the man who was killed on Thursday night in a double shooting that also injured a woman in Bamboo Town.Superintendent Anton Rahming confirmed to The Tribune yesterday the murder victim was Jerome Pinder, 66.Accord

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Man found hanging in Blue Hill Heights home

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found hanging in a home in Blue Hill Heights off Tonight Williams-Darling Highway on Friday night.

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Man killed, woman injured in Bamboo Town shooting

Police are investigating after a man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting incident on Thursday night.

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Haitians arrested for immigration breach

FOUR Haitians were recently arrested in Grand Cay for breach of the immigration laws, according to Bahamian authorities.The men were allegedly discovered diving for crawfish in Bahamian waters. Three of the men possessed work permits to be employed a

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Two pedestrians killed in traffic accidents

TWO pedestrians are dead after they were killed in separate traffic accidents, including a hit-and-run.According to police shortly after 9pm on Monday a man walking on Carmichael Road around Boatswain Hill was struck by a vehicle and seriously injure

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Police hunt for robbers after three separate raids

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving three recent armed robberies.The first incident occurred shortly after 4pm on Monday when two men, one armed with a firearm, entered a wholesale liquor store on West Bay Street,

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Cops quiz GB Urban Renewal official

AUTHORITIES have questioned a former Urban Renewal official as part of an ongoing investigation by the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Anti-Corruption Unit.

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Two dead in holiday shootings

TWO men are dead following separate homicides in the capital and Grand Bahama over the weekend.

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Marijuana worth $20,000 seized

NEARLY $20,000 worth of suspected marijuana was seized during a police search of a home off Fox Dale Road, police said.Shortly after 3pm on Saturday, Drug Enforcement Unit officers conducted a search of a home on Mosquito Drive and recovered two five

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UPDATED: Man dies of shooting injuries on Grand Bahama

A man died early on Monday at the Rand Memorial Hospital in Grand Bahama from shooting injuries he sustained on Saturday night.

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Man shot dead in Fox Hill

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

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Cop held in airport coke bust

A POLICE officer is expected to be arraigned in Magistrate’s Court today after he was found on board a charter flight at Lynden Pindling International Airport with eight pounds of cocaine in what is suspected to be his suitcase.

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Man shot in struggle as robber took cell phone

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot during an armed robbery, police said.Shortly after 8pm on Tuesday, a man and woman were walking near the canal in Coral Harbour when they were approached by a man armed with a firearm, who robbed them of cell ph

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Missing teen girl found by police

THE teen who was reported missing on Grand Bahama was found alive and well late Tuesday evening, police reported. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder said 16-year-old Timmia Kemp was discovered shortly after 10pm in the Malibu Reef ar

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Man dead in late-night shooting

A MAN was shot dead last night in a late-night incident.

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UPDATED: Four in custody over John Bull heist

FOUR people are in police custody in connection with the heist of John Bull in Grand Bahama last week, Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson confirmed on Tuesday morning.

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Hit and run horror suspect arrested

A MAN is in custody assisting police with their investigation into a harrowing hit and run incident that resulted in a man’s death on Robinson Road nearly two weeks ago, according to Chief Superintendent of Police Ken Strachan.

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20 arrests in Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama police arrested 20 people over the weekend for various offences, including possession of dangerous drugs, among other things. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder said the arrests were the result of assiduous work by offic

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Two men injured in drive-by shooting

POLICE are investigating a drive-by shooting which left two men in hospital yesterday. According to reports, shortly before 3am four men were in a vehicle at the junction of Wulff Road and Market Street, when a white vehicle pulled beside them. Occup

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One dead, second man ‘critical’ in shooting

A MAN is dead and another is in hospital in critical condition after a double shooting on Friday.

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Woman dies after being hit by cars on Prince Charles Drive

Police in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident that left a woman dead on Saturday.

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One man dead, one injured in double shooting

POLICE are investigating a double shooting that claimed the life of one man and hospitalized another man on Friday.

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No official report on dog 'shot by police'

POLICE are seeking information regarding a recent video circulating on social media where civilians are accusing an officer of allegedly shooting and killing their dog.Inspector Percy Grant, the Humane Society’s shelter manager, said although the org

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Island-wide raids snare 35 suspects

POLICE arrested 35 people for various offences during an island-wide sweep of the capital with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Immigration Department early yesterday morning.

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Stolen boat found near Bimini

A VESSEL stolen from Grand Bahama was discovered near Ocean Cay in the Bimini chain and a Bahamian man found on board was arrested by Bahamian authorities. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Northern Command assisted police officers stationed at Bimin

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Police investigate fatal hit-and-run on Robinson Road

POLICE are investigating a fatal hit-and-run in the capital after a pedestrian was struck while attempting to cross the road on Friday evening. The man was attempting to cross Robinson Road in the vicinity of Washington Street shortly after 10pm, ac

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Two in hospital after separate shootings

TWO men are in hospital after being shot during separate incidents in New Providence on Saturday, police said. In the first incident, shortly before 1am a man was standing in his yard on Cascarilla Street in Pinewood Gardens, when he was approached b

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Three arrested after morning raid

POLICE arrested three suspects yesterday after an early morning armed robbery.According to reports from police, shortly after 2am three armed men entered the property of the Learning Resources Unit on Mackey Street, held the security officer and anot

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$18,000 worth of marijuana found on Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama police made a drug arrest in Freeport and discovered nearly $20,000 worth of suspected marijuana in bushes near the Casuarina Bridge.ASP Terecita Pinder said officers of the Rapid Response Unit arrested a 23-year-old male resident of Ral

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Tourist robbed of rental scooter on West Bay Street

A MALE tourist was robbed of a rental scooter while at West Bay Street, police said.This incident occurred less than three weeks after two tourists were robbed in the same area.Although Sunday’s robbery follows what has appeared to be a cluster of ar

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Murder victim identified as teenage boy

THE murder victim who was shot dead on Friday morning was only 17 years old, police revealed yesterday.He has been identified as Sean Augustin of Lightbourn Avenue.He was shot shortly after 2am on Baillou Hill Road.Police initially said a man was wal

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Man killed in double shooting

A MAN is dead and another was taken to hospital after a double shooting on Friday.

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TWO DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENTS

TWO pedestrians have died within three days of each other in separate traffic accidents, one in Abaco, the other in Grand Bahama.The latest incident is believed to have been “a hit and run”.According to police, shortly after 1am on July 7, a traffic

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Police investigating after pedestrian killed in Grand Bahama

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic fatality after a male pedestrian died on Sunday.

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Man dies in suspected suicide.

Police are investigating a suspected suicide on Inagua on Friday.

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No one in custody yet over Rose Island stabbing

POLICE have the name of just one person involved in a dramatic Rose Island incident that left a stabbed man in serious condition at the Princess Margaret Hospital this week.

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Man hit by car last week dies in hospital

A MALE pedestrian, who was hit by a car in Abaco last week, died Thursday of his injuries at a hospital in Nassau.

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Man in hospital after Rose Island stabbing

A MAN is in hospital after he was stabbed by a group of men during an argument on a boat in waters off Rose Island that was caught on cell phone video. According to police, shortly after 7pm on Tuesday, a man was on Rose Island when he got into a fig

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Lightning bolt kills man as he sets up event

A MAN is dead after being struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon, according to police. 

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Nine Filipinos and Peruvians arrested for dangerous drugs

NINE Filipinos and Peruvians were arrested on Grand Bahama for possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply after over $70,000 worth of suspected cocaine was discovered at an apartment in Freeport.

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Three armed robberies in 24-hours

POLICE have appealed to members of the public for assistance after several armed robberies occurred in a 24-hour period in the capital.

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UPDATED: Victim dies in drive-by shooting

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that occurred yesterday afternoon and left one man dead.

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Stolen items recovered and suspect held

STELLAR policing by officers of the Eastern Division and Rapid Response resulted in the arrest of a man and the recovery of stolen items, police said. Shortly before 6pm on Saturday, police, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went

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Marijuana field discovered

POLICE in North Andros uncovered a marijuana field with approximately 600 plants on Monday.Shortly after 8am, officers from Andros, acting on information, went to an area near the Bahamas Agriculture Research Community, where they uncovered the field

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Two in hospital after being shot in car

TWO men are in hospital after they were shot during an incident on Wellington Street, police said. The victims were sitting in a car in front of a home near St Vincent Road when two men approached, who opened fire. The incident occurred shortly befor

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Six armed raids in one weekend

POLICE are investigating six armed robberies that occurred over the weekend, including one involving a woman who was robbed at knifepoint on a beach in Eleuthera. The first two incidents happened on Friday.Police said shortly after 10pm, a man and wo

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Firearm and drugs found by police in separate swoops

POLICE recovered a firearm, a quantity of ammunition and dangerous drugs from the streets of Nassau on Friday.Shortly after 4pm on Friday, Drug Enforcement Unit officers, acting on information, searched a bushy area off Fire Trail Road, where they fo

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Firearm, ammunition and drugs recovered by police

OVER the weekend the police recovered a firearm, and a quantity of ammunition and dangerous drugs from the streets of Nassau.

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Girl tourists assaulted on Harbour Island

POLICE are investigating reports that indecent assault was committed against two juvenile female tourists on Harbour Island yesterday.

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Man stabbed with screwdriver

A MAN was taken to hospital after he was stabbed by an assailant armed with a screwdriver.Police said the victim was waking on Hospital Lane after 6pm on Wednesday when he was approached by an attacker who stabbed him about the body before running aw

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Police hunt after armed robberies

POLICE are investigating two armed robberies which occurred on Tuesday.

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Man on bail for murder shot dead

A 26-year-old man being electronically monitored while out on bail for murder was fatally shot outside his Southern Breezes Estates home on Tuesday night.

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Man in hospital after shooting

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot on Monday.The victim was standing with a group of men on Antiqua Street in Elizabeth Estates when a silver Toyota vehicle pulled up. Occupants of this vehicle opened fire in the direction of the men, injuring on

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Hunt for gunman who robbed tourists

POLICE have mounted an island-wide search for a gunman who robbed two tourists on West Bay Street yesterday morning, police said.The incident occurred shortly after 10am. The tourists, a man and a woman, were on West Bay Street when they were approac

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Police probe drowning of US man

POLICE on the island of Exuma are investigating the death of an American male, who died while snorkeling.According to reports, shortly after 11am on Sunday, a man was snorkeling with a family member in waters between Musha Cay and Rudder Cay, when th

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Housebreaking suspect shot in the foot by police officers

POLICE shot a housebreaking suspect who had forced himself into a woman’s home on Saturday. The incident occurred shortly before 11am when a woman was at her Kemp Road home and an armed man forced his way inside through a window, police said. They ha

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UPDATED: Man shot dead on Royal Palm Street after row

A MAN became the 52nd murder victim of the year when he was killed during an argument with another man on Saturday.

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Pedestrian dies as car veers off road

A PEDESTRIAN is dead after he being hit by a car on Foster Street, off Boyd Road.According to Chief Superintendent Craig Stubbs, officer-in-charge of the Traffic Division, police were called to the scene shortly after 6pm on Saturday.CSP Stubbs said

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Man injured in shooting

POLICE want the public’s help in solving a shooting incident that left a man with injuries on Thursday.

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Boy led police on car chase

A fifteen-year-old boy is in police custody accused of stealing a vehicle, leading police on a car chase and damaging multiple cars parked at the Marathon Mall on Wednesday.

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Two held over drugs find

TWO people were arrested after police searched a residence and discovered dangerous drugs and ammunition.According to police, shortly after 7.30pm on Tuesday officers of the Rapid Response Unit executed a search warrant at house on Abaco Drive where

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Man wounded in shooting

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot outside a home in Garden Hills on Sunday night.Police were told that shortly before 9pm two men were sitting in front of a yard on Daisy Lane off Beaumontia Avenue when they were approached by a man armed with a

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Businessman one of three victims killed over weekend

A WEST Bay Street business owner was shot dead just outside his establishment early yesterday morning, marking the 51st murder for the year and the third over the weekend, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Women robbed in carjackings

TWO women were robbed during separate carjacking incidents in New Providence.The latest incident occurred yesterday morning. Police said shortly after 2am on Sunday, a woman was driving her Nissan X-Trail on Geranium Avenue in Garden Hills #1 when a

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Two men shot dead in separate incidents

Two men are dead after shootings on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning.

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Freight boat blaze at Bimini dock

Police in Bimini are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire on board the MV Sherice M, a 126 ft. freight boat that was moored at the Alice Town Government Dock.

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Man shot dead on Crooked Island Street

A man died after a shooting on Crooked Island Street early on Saturday morning.

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Woman robbed a gunpoint

A WOMAN was robbed at gunpoint after she was forced to stop her car in the Carmichael Road area Thursday night.

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Identity of hanged man revealed

ALTHOUGH police have not officially released the name of the man found dead at a home in West End earlier this week, The Tribune understands the victim is Adrian Huyler. According to police, shortly after 4pm on Monday, a 45-year-old man was found h

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Police hunting armed robbers after weekend attacks

POLICE are asking members of the public to come forward with any information they might have to assist them in solving two armed robberies that occurred in Nassau on the weekend.In the first incident, shortly after 10pm on Friday, a man was walking o

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Pedestrian killed after being hit by two vehicles

A PEDESTRIAN died after he was hit by two vehicles as he tried to walk across a highway on Saturday morning. According to police, around 2am Saturday, the man was attempting to walk across the southern lane of Tonique Williams Darling Highway, in the

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Two armed robberies within hours

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding two armed robberies that occurred within five hours of each other in the capital on Thursday.

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Police investigating motive behind fatal shooting

POLICE yesterday said they are following several leads into a shooting that left a man dead.Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander, the officer in charge of criminal investigations, yesterday said officers are sifting through various repo

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Man dies in shooting

A man died on Tuesday night after a shooting on Carmichael Road and Bacardi Road.

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Woman abducted and raped on Sunday morning

A WOMAN was abducted and raped after leaving a pharmacy in the Carmichael Road area on Sunday morning, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash told The Tribune yesterday. The incident took place shortly after 9am. “A lady…was at a local pharmaceutical es

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Fleeing robber shot by officers

POLICE shot a man in his legs yesterday after he allegedly robbed a woman of her handbag containing cash and other items.

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Off-duty police officer shot as men tried to steal his car

A POLICE officer is recovering in hospital after being shot by men he pursued while off-duty early Thursday morning.Police said they launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspects, who they believe are connected to a string of armed robberies in th

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Man dies in apparent drowning

A man died in an apparent drowning in Grand Bahama on Saturday afternoon.

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Two men shot in Yellow Elder Gardens

Two men are in serious condition in hospital after being shot on Saturday.

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Man dies in Grand Bahama crash

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic accident in which a man died on Friday.

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Off-duty police officer injured in shooting

A POLICE officer is recovering in hospital after being shot by men he pursued while off-duty early Thursday morning.

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Officers in police shooting still on duty

THE officers involved in the fatal shooting of Deangelo Evans are expected to stay on active duty while a coroner’s inquest into the incident is carried out.

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Police hunt for armed robbers

POLICE are appealing for public assistance as they investigate three armed robberies in the capital on Tuesday.In the first incident, according to reports, a man was standing outside a home in Ridgeland Park when he was approached by two men armed wi

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'Shots fired' during an attempted robbery of KFC

A CUSTOMER was left traumatized after shots reportedly rang out during an attempted armed robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on Pioneer’s Way on Monday evening.The man shared his frightening ordeal on social media yesterday, telling how

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Robbers swim to get away after boat at Arawak Cay raided

POLICE arrested one man but two others swam to freedom following an armed robbery that took place on a boat moored at Arawak Cay on Friday.

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Girls sex attacks: Teenager still held

A TEENAGER remains in police custody in connection with three recent sexual assaults on young girls.

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UPDATED: Man dies after police shooting

A man is dead after being shot by police this morning.

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Teenager in custody in connection with sexual assaults

A teenage male is in police custody in connection with three recent sexual assaults on young girls.

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Two gunmen shot victim as children slept nearby

A 31-YEAR-OLD father died in hospital after he was shot during a home invasion early yesterday morning.

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Gunmen shoot man at home

A Grand Bahama man is in hospital after he was shot by gunmen at his home in Deadman’s Reef this week, police reported yesterday. ASP Terecita Pinder said police were called to the Deadman’s Reef area in connection with a shooting shortly after 11pm

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Cocaine found at airport

THREE people were arrested at Grand Bahama International Airport after suspected cocaine worth over $40,000 was discovered in a carry-on travel bag.Two men and one woman were taken into custody shortly before 1pm on Tuesday at the US Pre-Clearance De

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Holiday weekend blighted by series of armed robberies

POLICE are investigating a spate of armed robberies which occured over the holiday weekend.In the first incident in the early hours of Friday morning, a man was approached by two men outside his home in Hope Town, Abaco, one of whom was armed with a

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Man shot dead on South Beach Drive

Police are investigating the nation’s latest murder after a man was shot dead on Monday morning.

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Man injured in gas station shooting

A man is in hospital after a shooting at a gas station early on Sunday morning.

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Suicide suspected as Italian woman found hanged

AN Italian woman was found hanging with an object tied around her neck in an Atlantis hotel room, police said yesterday. According to reports, police are investigating the death as a suicide after the woman was found around 4.15am. Police did not r

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Police chase leads in sex attacks hunt

POLICE were yesterday said to be following “significant leads” in their investigations into the sexual assault of two young girls as activists called for immediate state action to increase accountability for sex offenders.

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Three arrested after marijuana discovery

Three people have been arrested following the discovery of several marijuana plants on Grand Cay, Abaco, police reported yesterday. ASP Terecita Pinder said shortly before 11am police on that island were on inquiries on Percy Rolle Highway when they

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UPDATED: Police quiz suspect in teenager’s knife death

Police are investigating after a man died in a stabbing incident in Nassau Village on Friday night.

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Beware of gunmen in women’s clothing

TWO armed men dressed as women, complete with black wigs, yesterday robbed a watch and jewellery store in downtown Nassau.

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Suspected drugs, ammunition found in Freeport

Suspected marijuana and illegal ammunition were discovered in separate incidents in the Freeport area, Grand Bahama Police reported Friday.

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Gun attack victim dies in hospital

A MAN died in hospital Wednesday a little more than a week after he was shot while standing outside a home in Pinewood Gardens.

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Two arrests over gun find

TWO men were arrested after police found a pistol and ammunition during a car search. Shortly before 10pm, Monday, Mobile Division officers were on routine patrol on East Street south, in the area of the Independence Highway, when they observed a Ni

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Six migrants held in Bimini

POLICE in Bimini apprehended six undocumented immigrants at a local hotel on Monday. Asst Supt Terecita Pinder said shortly before 10am, a team of police and immigration officers, acting on information, went to the Admiral Hotel in Bailey Town where

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Suspected suicide of US man in Long Island

AN American man allegedly committed suicide in Long Island over the weekend. Shortly after 7am on Sunday, police were called to a home in the Whymms settlement of the island where they discovered a man “hanging from a rope tied in the ceiling”. Loca

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Murder victims identified

POLICE have released the identities of the country’s latest murder victims. The woman who was stabbed during an argument with a man at Malcolm Road on Friday has been identified as Theagrea Hanna, 24, of Cowman Lane. Hanna was stabbed after 6pm and

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UPDATED: Two dead after stabbing incidents

WEEKEND stabbings claimed the lives of a woman and a man in two separate incidents in Nassau.

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Police to probe slap two

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force says it will not condone acts of impropriety committed by police officers toward members of the public. The statement came after two viral videos drew criticism across social media in the last week for depicting officer

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Police slapping – round two

ANOTHER viral video of a police officer’s physical attack on a person has prompted criticism across social media.

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Search for missing sailor

POLICE and residents of Eleuthera are searching for a man who was reported missing at sea. According to reports, shortly after 9am on Tuesday, a man, believed to be a Haitian, left Spanish Wells in a 17’ white Carolina skiff en route to neighbouring

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Two in hospital after shooting and stabbing

POLICE are investigating separate shooting and stabbing incidents which left two men in hospital with serious injuries. Shortly after 9pm on Sunday, a man was discovered outside a home on Catherine Avenue, Nassau Village, with apparent gunshot injur

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One dead, five injured in shootings

POLICE are investigating the circumstances into the shooting death of a man on a Family Island alongside two separate shooting incidents in New Providence that left five men in hospital over the weekend.

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Armed robbers hunted by police

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind two armed robberies that happened Saturday morning.

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Woman stabbed on Marshall Road

POLICE are investigating the stabbing of a woman on Marshall Road Friday.

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Jewelry store raid on Paradise Island

TWO armed thieves robbed a jewelry store on Paradise Island Tuesday night police said. The incident happened shortly after 11pm. The thieves, one armed with a firearm, entered the store and held the employees at bay. They stole an undetermined amo

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Suicide suspected as crew member dies on boat in Bimini

THE death of a New Zealand native on board a vessel in Bimini is being investigated as a “sudden death/suspected suicide” by police. In a press release yesterday, police described the victim as a Caucasian male who was a crew member on a cruise vess

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Police probe Bahamasair ticket scam

A FRAUDULENT credit card scheme involving ticket purchases at Bahamasair is under investigation by the Business Technology Crimes Division of the Central Detective Unit.

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Two injured in Grand Bahama shootings

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating two separate shootings that left two men in hospital. The latest incident occurred shortly after 2am yesterday. A man told police he was parked in a car in the area of Tamarind Street with two other persons w

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Guyanese man is arrested at airport for drug smuggling

A GUYANESE man was arrested by officials at the Lynden Pindling International Airport Wednesday for drug smuggling.According to police, the 29-year-old resident of Suriname arrived in the country from Jamaica shortly after 4pm when he was taken into

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Alleged suicide investigated

POLICE are investigating the alleged suicide of a 51-year-old woman who was found with a plastic bag over her head late Wednesday night.In a press release yesterday, police said shortly after 11pm they were called to a residence in western New Provid

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SHOOTING VICTIM DIES OF INJURIES

A man is dead following a shooting incident on Acklins Street yesterday morning. This marks the third murder in three days in the capital.

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Young banker found dead in her home

A young banker was found dead in her residence Monday morning. According to social media reports, the woman’s name was Raquel Farquharson.The police are treating this case as a “sudden death,” Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash told The Tribune yester

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Man injured in Ragged Island Street shooting

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident on Monday which left a man with injuries.Shortly after 1am, a man had just arrived at his residence on Ragged Island Street when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm, who shot him before runnin

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Officer in fatal beach shooting released

A SENIOR immigration official, who was questioned by police after a man was shot and killed as he fatally stabbed another man during an altercation at Xanadu Beach on Easter Monday, has been released from police custody.The government official was re

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Man dies in hospital after latest shooting

A MAN has died in hospital after a shooting on Homestead Street last night.

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Police investigate armed robberies

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding two separate armed robberies that took place within hours of each other on Sunday. According to reports, around 10am yesterday a gunman entered a gaming establishment on Baillou Hill and St Vinc

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Pair held after marijuana plants found in Coral Harbour home

A MAN and woman were taken into police custody after 173 marijuana plants and several packages of suspected marijuana were found at a home they were in at Coral Harbour.

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Pit Bull suspects released

POLICE have released the owner of the pit bull at the centre of a viral dog killing incident due to insufficient evidence.

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283 pounds of marijuana seized in stop and search

POLICE seized 283 pounds of marijuana yesterday morning after a vehicle stop and search. Shortly before 4am Drug Enforcement Unit officers assisted by Mobile Division officers stopped and searched a Nissan March with two men inside at, Tonique Willia

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Knife killer shot dead at party

TWO men on Grand Bahama are dead and a senior immigration officer, a relative of one of the victims, is in custody assisting police with their investigation.

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Got him - pit bull owner arrested

A MAN has been taken into custody in connection with a dog killing incident that went viral over the holidays. 

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Woman killed in late-night collision on Gladstone Rd

POLICE are investigating a traffic accident over the weekend that left a woman in New Providence dead.

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Man dies after being stabbed in the head

A MAN was killed in Grand Bahama yesterday after being stabbed in his head, The Tribune was told.

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Boys arrested after 'dangerous drugs' found at high school

POLICE took three boys into custody after finding a small quantity of “dangerous drugs” at a high school in New Providence Thursday.

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Man found shot dead in his car

A 34-year-old man was found shot to death in his car shortly before 3am yesterday, police said.

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Man shot as he stands on porch

A MAN is in hospital in stable condition after he was shot while standing on a porch of a home on Fleming Street on Friday.

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Man who set himself on fire dies in hospital

THE man who set himself on fire earlier this month in Eleuthera has died, the Royal Bahamas Police Force has confirmed.

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Police raid uncovers $1m in cash

GRAND BAHAMA police seized $1m in cash and a large quantity of suspected marijuana and hashish in two separate raids yesterday.

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Prison officer gunned down in street

A PRISON officer became one of the country’s latest murder victims over the weekend when he was killed at Tufa Close off Cordeaux Avenue on Friday.

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One dead, two injured after shooting off Cordeaux Avenue

One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting off Cordeaux Avenue on Friday night.

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Death in Wulff Road was not murder

POLICE yesterday denied reports spread on social media which erroneously claimed a man found dead outside of a Wulff Road bar Monday was murdered.

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Turtle slaughter: three held

POLICE have arrested three people – two men and a woman – in connection with the brutal killing of a Loggerhead turtle on Grand Bahama.

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Firearm found

A firearm found in the business area of Freeport was turned over to the Central Police Station, police reported.According to ASP Terecita Pinder, a citizen discovered a .38 revolver in the area of Logwood Road and took it to police.In a second incide

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Ammunition found on beach

A large quantity of illegal ammunition has been discovered buried on a beach in South Bimini, police reported. Although no arrest has been made, officers are being commended for the excellent work in the discovery and seizing of some 500 rounds of a

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Crime scene visit in GB murder trial

JURORS in the double murder and armed robbery trial being held in the Supreme Court on Grand Bahama were taken on a site visit on Monday visiting several areas, including the murder scene in Deadman’s Reef.

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Man sets himself on fire after 'domestic dispute'

A MAN in his mid-thirties set himself on fire Thursday night outside a laundromat in Eleuthera.

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Hit and run fatality: Two held in Bimini

POLICE have taken two men into custody in connection with Wednesday morning’s fatal hit and run.

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‘Fleeing’ driver in second fatal crash

A man was killed yesterday when a woman suspected of fleeing the scene of an earlier car crash collided into his vehicle.

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LONE KILLER SHOOTS DEAD VICTIM, 26

A 26-year-old man became the country’s latest murder victim when he was shot early Saturday morning at an intersection. 

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Video of nightclub shooting 'not a new murder'

DESPITE recent social media circulation of a video featuring a fatal shooting in a nightclub, police are advising the public that this footage is from a murder that occurred more than two weeks ago.

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Marijuana stash discovered in Bimini

BIMINI police discovered a quantity of dangerous drugs on the island this week, a senior police official reported.

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Security guard found dead after break-in at shop

POLICE are investigating the death of a security guard at a seafood processing centre on Fire Trail Road. Police were called to investigate a shop breaking and stealing complaint at the establishment when they discovered the unconscious man. Police

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Hunt for armed robbers after series of raids

POLICE are looking for the suspects responsible for three armed robberies which occurred in New Providence over a 24-hour period.

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Five in hospital after stabbing at Freeport nightclub

A STABBING at a nightclub in Freeport left five men in hospital, police said.

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AK-47 rifles and ammo seized by police

POLICE seized two AK-47 rifles, dozens of rounds of ammunition and marijuana from a home on Market Street on Friday.

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Two killed, one injured in Pinewood Gardens shooting

TWO men were killed and another was injured after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

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Man found dead with 'stab wounds' at Potters Cay

A MAN was found dead with apparent stab wounds in his body on Potters Cay Dock Friday morning.

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Suspected cocaine found in abandoned building

POLICE discovered a quantity of suspected cocaine in an abandoned building in North Bimini, a senior police official reported.

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Inquest vital on police shootings

EXPRESSING concerns over public discourse on police-involved killings, a former Court of Appeal president yesterday urged officials to “speed up” coroner’s inquests into such cases to foster “the needed peace”.

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$16,000 of hash oil found

POLICE in Abaco are investigating the discovery of $16,000 worth of suspected hash oil found on a beach. Shortly after 6pm Sunday, police received information of the discovery of a suspicious package along the beach area on Crossing Rock. Officers re

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Nightclub killing suspects hunted

ONE man is dead and two others are in hospital after a shooting at a nightclub on Friday night. 

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Shot dead outside his own home

A MAN died in hospital after he was found outside a home with gunshot wounds Wednesday night.

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US warning after woman attacked at Goodman's Bay

THE US Embassy in Nassau issued a security alert yesterday after an American woman was attacked during an evening jog on West Bay Street.The incident took place near Goodman’s Bay Park shortly after 8pm, according to the embassy, and a later crime re

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Police seek help in finding missing woman

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating 53-year-old Patricia Cluzeau of West Bay Street, who was reported missing on Monday. Ms Cluzeau is Caucasian. She is about 5’4” and has a medium build. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is as

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Murder victims identified by police

POLICE have released the identities of two recent murder victims. The man who died in hospital on Saturday has been identified as Okel Solomon, 45, of Laird Street. According to police, Solomon showed up at the Southern Police Station shortly after 1

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Man dies in boating accident

A MAN is dead after a boating accident on Saturday, police said.Shortly before 3pm, a man was diving at Clifton Pier in an attempt to remove a hose that was between a vessel and the dock.According to police, due to the rough sea he was pinned between

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Two dead after traffic accidents

TWO people have died after separate traffic accidents on Grand Bahama and New Providence. According to police, shortly after 11pm Friday, a woman was walking on Boyd Road when she was hit by a white Nissan Sentra. The driver stopped and was enquiring

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Murder victim identified

POLICE have identified one of three men who were killed this weekend in separate incidents. The man was shot shortly before 3am Saturday, after he had just arrived at a home on Sumner Street, Nassau Village. Police said he was approached by a man ar

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Victim stabbed in nightclub parking lot

A MAN is in critical condition in hospital after he was stabbed during an argument at a nightclub parking lot Monday morning. According to police, shortly before 3am Monday, two men were in a parking lot on East Bay Street when they were approached b

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Three dead after bloody weekend of shootings

THREE men are dead and another is in hospital following four shooting incidents in separate locations in New Providence that took place over the weekend.

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Man shot dead by police after gun fired into crowd

AN armed man was shot dead by police in Abaco during a confrontation in the Central Pines area early Friday morning, police reported.

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Woman dies after falling from cruise ship balcony

GRAND Bahama police are investigating the death of a woman who fell from the balcony of the Carnival Elation cruise ship early Friday morning.

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Long Island man dead after blaze destroys house

POLICE in Long Island are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire that left an elderly man dead late Wednesday night. The incident took place shortly after 11pm in Salt Pond. According to reports, police were called to the scene af

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Independent body on police complaints

AN independent internal review board has been initiated to oversee all complaints against police officers, Deputy Police Commissioner Emrick Seymour announced yesterday, as he insisted the police are capable of policing themselves.

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Marijuana seizures up in 2017, cocaine down

SEIZURES of marijuana increased by more than 300 percent last year when compared with 2016, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) narcotic statistics. Cocaine seizures have declined by 41 percent during the same period.

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Decomposed bodies confirmed to be male

THE two severely decomposed bodies that were discovered in Abaco over the weekend have been confirmed as male, officer-in-charge of the Central Detective Unit (CDU), Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said yesterday.

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$30,000 marijuana seizure

DRUG Enforcement Unit officers, along with the Royal Bahamas Police Forces’ K-9 Unit, have seized $30,000 worth of marijuana from a boat moored at Potter’s Cay Dock.

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Shooting victim dies in hospital

A MAN who was shot late last year has died in hospital, police said yesterday.

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UPDATED: ‘Passed out’ man dies after being hit by car

A MAN is dead after he was crushed by a vehicle in a freak accident off Carmichael Road early Sunday morning.

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Police probe decomposed bodies find

POLICE are investigating the discovery of two badly decomposed bodies in bushes near Treasure Cay, Abaco on Saturday.

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Gunmen raid fast food restaurant

POLICE are looking for the gunmen who robbed a fast food eatery and a convenience store on Saturday.

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Plane crash lands after leaving Chub Cay airport

Police are investigating after a plane crash-landed in swamp land shortly after taking off from Chub Cay airport in Great Harbour Cay, the Berry Islands on Friday afternoon - injuring the pilot.

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Beauty store robbed

POLICE are looking for a gunman who robbed employees of a beauty supply store on Tuesday afternoon.

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Suspect in hospital after being shot by police

A suspect is in hospital after being shot by police during an alleged break-in at a gaming shop early on Wednesday.

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Man shot in argument

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that left one man in serious condition in hospital. The shooting took place shortly before 6pm Saturday off Malcolm Road. Police said three men got into an argument with a male armed with a firearm, who

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Five held by police after bloody start to year in GB

FIVE men are now in custody assisting police with three murder investigations in Freeport and could be arraigned by the end of the week, as Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander and a team of officers from New Providence are in Grand Bahama assisting police on the island to bring closure to the matters.

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Two more die in GB shootings

A MAN was shot dead near a popular restaurant at Port Lucaya marketplace on Saturday evening, leaving bystanders in a state of shock as Grand Bahama recorded its third murder within a week.

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Americans held after guns and ammunition found

TWO Americans are in police custody after a search of private residence in Abaco uncovered a high-powered weapon and more than 600 rounds of ammunition.

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Man robbed in his car in Harbour Bay

POLICE are asking the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving a number of armed robberies which occured on Friday.

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Man dies after fatal crash off Carmichael Road

A man has died after a fatal crash off Carmichael Road on Friday night.

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Man shot dead at Grand Bahama nightclub

The country has recorded its second murder of 2018 after a young man was shot dead outside a popular nightclub in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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Police detain 3 in WSC theft probe

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) probe into theft allegations at the Water and Sewerage Corporation intensified yesterday after investigators questioned three WSC employees, The Tribune can confirm.

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Freeze - you're under arrest

TWO would-be thieves are in police custody after they locked themselves in a walk-in freezer of a convenience store attempting to evade capture.

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Six illegal immigrants taken into custody in North Bimini

Six illegal immigrants were taken into custody in North Bimini on Saturday.

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Two injured in New Year’s Day shooting

POLICE have launched an island-wide manhunt for two suspects after a shooting incident just after midnight on New Year’s Day left two men in hospital.

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Three held over $1.6m drug seizure

THREE men are in police custody in connection with the discovery of $1.6 million worth of marijuana in Andros on Thursday.

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Woman stabbed at home

A woman is in hospital after being stabbed during a domestic dispute on Wednesday evening, police reported.

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Man shot dead in own home

A man was shot dead after two gunmen entered his home in Coconut Grove and opened fire yesterday afternoon, police said.

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Christmas partygoer shot dead

AUTHORITIES are still searching for the suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man early yesterday morning.

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Police hunt suspect after man is shot

POLICE have launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital on Tuesday.

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Armed robber in motorcycle helmet raids Marriott hotel

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who robbed the Marriott Courtyard early yesterday morning dressed in dark clothing and wearing a motorcycle helmet.

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VIDEO: Armed robbers raid liquor store

POLICE are appealing to the public for any information that could lead to the apprehension and arrest of two armed robbery suspects following a brazen attack at a liquor store on Friday.

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Three American women held after cocaine discovery

THREE American women were arrested at Freeport Harbour in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday after they were caught with a combined amount of $100,000 worth of suspected cocaine strapped on their bodies.

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Five held after drugs seized on Haitian freighter

Five people are in custody after a drug seizure on a Haitian freighter in Inagua on Saturday.

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UPDATED: Three in hospital after Yellow Elder Gardens shooting

Three men are in hospital after a shooting in Yellow Elder Gardens on Tuesday night.

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UPDATED: Two die in police shootout

TWO men died early Saturday morning after a gun battle with police and a high-speed car chase. While police have not released the identities of the men, The Tribune understands they are Harold Kevin Brown and Richard “Buddy” Bastian.

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Man dies in Eastern Road crash

A man has died after a traffic accident on Eastern Road early on Sunday morning.

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Armed gunmen rob couple on beach

POLICE are looking for two gunmen who robbed a couple at a beach in western New Providence on Wednesday.

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Two women in hospital after stabbing

TWO women were hospitalised this week following a stabbing incident in Freeport, police reported on Tuesday.

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Police probe death threats to ministers

POLICE have been asked to investigate threats included in several expletive-filled voice notes circulated yesterday that someone would “kill” Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest and others in the Free National Movement .

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Police kill two in spate of shootings

A wave of shootings and armed robberies saw Nassau suffer a violent and bloody Thanksgiving weekend.

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Man shot by police dies in hospital

A man shot by police after attempting knock them down with his vehicle has died of his injuries.

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Three men in hospital after separate shootings

Three men are in hospital after three separate shootings on Friday night and early Saturday morning.

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Elderly man found stabbed to death

AN ELDERLY man was found stabbed to death in his Ambergris Street home on Friday morning, according to police.

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US man held

AN American man was arrested at Freeport Harbour after he was allegedly found in possession of dangerous drugs, police reported.

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Man shot at tattoo shop

A MAN was shot while sitting in a tattoo shop on Carmichael Road on Tuesday, leaving him and another man, who was shot in a separate incident hours later, in hospital.

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Woman held after airport drug find

AN American woman is in police custody after she was arrested at the Lynden Pindling International Airport for drug possession. According to police, shortly after 6pm Tuesday, officers from the Airport Division acting on information, while at the In

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Man dies in accident at Grand Bahama business

A 23-year-old man is dead following an industrial accident at a facility in the industrial commercial area of Grand Bahama. The identity of the victim, who is a resident of Frobisher Drive, Freeport, has not been released. ASP Terecita Pinder said

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Passenger riding in back of truck dies in traffic accident

A MAN is dead after a traffic accident in San Salvador on Monday. Police said they received a report shortly before 5pm of a fatal accident in the settlement of United Estates. When officers arrived on the scene, they met the lifeless body of a male

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Suspect shot by police

A SUSPECT who allegedly pulled a gun on police is in hospital recovering after he was shot by officers.

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Super Value staff held at gunpoint

POLICE are on the hunt for two men who robbed a Super Value store early yesterday morning sending three female employees to the hospital for “shock”.

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Man dies in Sea Breeze Estates crash

A man is dead after a traffic accident in Sea Breeze Estates early on Sunday morning.

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Two injured in Exuma plane crash

Two people were injured after a plane crash in Exuma on Sunday morning.

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Body found in Culmersville sub-division

Police are investigating after a partly decomposed body was discovered in the Culmersville sub-division on Friday night.

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Man fights for life after shooting

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after he was shot multiple times on Thursday.

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Three held after $3m drug bust in Eleuthera

THREE men are in police custody in connection with the discovery of $3m worth of marijuana in Eleuthera on Thursday.

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Six arrested after drug seizure in Freeport

Grand Bahama Police arrested six men after allegedly discovering suspected marijuana and cocaine at a residence in the Freeport area.

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Drugs seized after boat pursuit

Two men were arrested in Exuma yesterday as part of a drug swoop. At about 3am, a team of officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit and the Police Marine Support Unit, assisted by US Drug Enforcement Agents, spotted a go-fast vessel in the area of High

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Man dies of injuries from botched armed robbery

A man who was hospitalised after being shot in the middle of an attempted armed robbery has died.

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UPDATED: Man shot in botched armed robbery

A SUSPECT is in hospital recovering from a gunshot wound after he was shot during an attempted armed robbery, police said.

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Police 'following leads', but no one in custody over teen's murder

POLICE have not yet taken anyone into custody for the murder of Anthony Smith, 15, who was gunned down on Prison Lane earlier this week.

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Boy, 15, dies in new gun attack

A 15-year-old boy is the country’s latest murder victim after a shooting off Prison Lane last night. 

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Shenique murder suspect quizzed

A 20-year-old man is in custody assisting police with their investigation into 38-year-old Shenique Hart’s death as yet another man became a murder victim last night.

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Shootings leave two dead, four injured

A man is dead after a shooting late last night on West Street near Meadows Street.

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Marijuana field found off Thomson Boulevard

THREE people – a Bahamian man and a Jamaican man and woman – are assisting police after an illegal marijuana field was found on a property on Portago Road off Thompson Boulevard Friday.

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RBDF officer held after ammunition found in search

A ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force Officer is in police custody after he and four other men were allegedly found on Monday with a large amount of ammunition.

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Armed robbery suspects held after high-speed chase

A high-speed chase led to police taking five of six armed robbery suspects into custody on Sunday.

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Man dies after being hit by car on Robinson Road

A man has died in hospital after being hit by vehicle on Robinson Road early on Saturday.

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Man dies two weeks after being shot

A 39-year-old man died in hospital early Wednesday morning after being shot two weeks ago.

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36 arrests in anti-crime operation

POLICE conducted an island wide anti-crime operation over the weekend which saw a large contingent of officers from the Uniform Division fan out across New Providence.As a result, 36 people were arrested for a number of major and minor offences. Duri

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Man shot by police

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot by police during a confrontation on Saturday night.Police said the incident occurred after 8pm when police were patrolling the area of Montrose Avenue and Wulff Road, however police did not give further details.

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US woman’s body dumped in bushes

AN ELDERLY American woman was found dead in bushes in north Cat Island Sunday, leading police to launch a homicide investigation into this death, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said.

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Woman held after attempting to smuggle drugs into Department of Corrections

A woman is being held by police after she allegedly tried to smuggle drugs into the Bahamas Department of Corrections on Friday.

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Handgun and AK-47 seized

POLICE made two gun seizures on Wednesday. In the first incident, around 5pm, officers from the Firearm Tracing and Gang Investigations Unit were conducting an operation at Dorsett Street in Fox Hill, when they saw a man who aroused their suspicion.

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23-year-old man killed in car crash on Queen's Highway

A 23-year-old man of West Grand Bahama was fatally injured in a traffic accident on Queen’s Highway in the Bootle Bay area on Wednesday night. This latest incident brings the traffic fatality count on the island to six for 2017. According to police

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Armed robber raids deli

POLICE are asking for the public’s help in locating the person responsible for an armed robbery at a local eatery Wednesday afternoon.

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$300,000 marijuana find

THERE was a significant drug seizure in North Bimini on Wednesday, resulting in the discovery of more than $300,000 worth of suspected marijuana, police reported. According to Assistant Superintendent Terecita Pinder, officers were on routine patrol

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Handgun seized by police officers

OFFICERS from the Mobile Division took two men into custody after they seized another illegal handgun off the streets of New Providence on Sunday. Shortly after 9.30am, police said “alert” officers were on routine patrol in the area of Anthol Road i

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Two men wanted in connection with murders held by police

Two men wanted for questioning in connection with murders were taken into custody on Friday.

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Masked gunman shoots victim

A 42-year-old man is in hospital after being shot multiple times by a masked gunman this week in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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Three arrested after gunshots

BIMINI police arrested three men after hearing gunshots fired near a business early Sunday morning.

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Driver mows down woman after row

POLICE are searching for a female suspect who intentionally struck a woman with a vehicle following an argument in the Blue Hill Road south area early Sunday morning.

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Fox Hill teenager shot dead

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in the Fox Hill area on Saturday evening.

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Teenager shot dead in Fox Hill

Police are searching for two suspects after a 17-year-old boy was shot dead in Fox Hill on Saturday

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Drugs discovery

A 22-year-old Bahamian woman was taken into custody after she was found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Wednesday. According to police, around 6.30am, the was woman traveling to t

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Fox Hill student, 16, shot dead

AN 11th grade Government High School student was shot multiple times and killed late Tuesday night while hanging out with persons in the back of his Fox Hill home.

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Double shooting leaves GB man dead

ONE man is dead and another is in hospital following a shooting in the Freeport area on Monday morning.

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Teen shot dead in Fox Hill

Police are searching for suspects after a teenager was shot dead in Fox Hill last night.

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Armed robbers shoot victim as he runs away

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for a shooting and armed robbery that left a man in hospital on Sunday.

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Man shot dead, woman injured on Madeira Street.

A MAN has been killed and a woman is thought to be injured in a shooting tonight.

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Cutlass killer suspect captured

A 54-year-old Long Island woman was hacked to death with a cutlass early Saturday morning during a domestic dispute that also left her elderly mother in the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital.

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Spate of armed robberies

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind five separate armed robberies that occurred over the weekend. In the first incident, shortly after 3pm Friday, two employees were at a business at the Airport Industrial Park when two men, one with a handgu

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Police hunt for suspect after late-night murder

POLICE are still searching for the person responsible for a shooting incident that left one man dead late Friday night. The murder took place shortly after 11pm and was one of two killings that took place over the weekend, the other one was in Long

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Female dies in Long Island cutlass attack, man shot dead on Blue Hill Road

Two people are dead after a shooting on Blue Hill Road on Friday night and a cutlass attack on Long Island early on Saturday.

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UPDATED: Two held after cocaine seizure in Bimini

Two Bahamian men were arrested Friday in connection with a major drug bust that has resulted in the seizure of some $2 million worth of suspected cocaine on the island of Bimini.

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Robbery suspects hunted

POLICE are searching for several suspects who committed two recent armed robberies.

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Drivers and public urged to be safe for start of new term

POLICE issued several critical warnings yesterday to parents and the motoring public before the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, with senior command of the Royal Bahamas Police Force pleading for an “incident free” period.

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Bishop’s family held up at gunpoint

RELATIVES and an employee of Anglican Bishop Laish Boyd were held up at gunpoint by three masked men who robbed them in the driveway of their San Souci home on Tuesday morning.

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Shooting victim in hospital

POLICE are looking for two men responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital on Sunday.

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Two held by police after armed robbery and drug find

POLICE took two men into custody shortly after an armed robbery and the seizure of a large number of dangerous drugs on Tuesday.

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Two held after woman ‘thrown in car trunk’

TWO men were arrested shortly after they allegedly abducted a woman and threw her in the trunk of a car.

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Police set to move on BPL fraud

POLICE could conclude their probe into that multi-million-dollar theft scheme at Bahamas Power and Light as early as today, with sources in the power company suggesting that at least two managers could be terminated by this evening.

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Police hunting men after armed robberies

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving two separate armed robberies that occurred on Wednesday.

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Teen held after marijuana find

A TEENAGER from Grand Bahama was arrested on Monday for drug possession. The 18-year-old youth of Gold Rock Creek was arrested after he was found with a quantity of marijuana shortly after 8am. Police were on routine patrol at the McClean’s Town go

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Two Bahamians held over alleged human smuggling

TWO Bahamian men were taken into custody by the US Coast Guard last week in connection with an alleged illegal human smuggling operation involving a group of Haitians near Bimini, an immigration official reported. Immigration officer Napthali Cooper

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Deposit bag of cash stolen

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating several male suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies that occurred on Sunday. In the first incident, shortly after noon a man was about to make a deposit at a local bank in western New P

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Murder toll rises to 84

A SUSPECT is in police custody and assisting officers with their investigation into a stabbing incident over the weekend that has left a man dead.

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Four held over marijuana seizure

FOUR men are in police custody in connection with the seizure of a quantity of marijuana early Thursday morning.

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police hunt for two after shooting

POLICE are searching for two men responsible for a shooting on Tuesday that has left another man in hospital.According to reports, shortly before 9pm, a man was standing in front of his business place located on Zion Boulevard, when two men on a Trai

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Drugs worth $600,000 seized in Grand Bahama

POLICE in Grand Bahama seized more than $600,000 worth of drugs during separate incidents last week.

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Man shot dead outside of nightclub

Police are searching for several suspects after a man was shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Crash victim dies in hospital

A woman who was detained in hospital following a traffic accident last week died of her injuries on Saturday.

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Three hurt in shootings

POLICE are searching for several suspects responsible for three separate shootings on Wednesday that have left three men in hospital. In the first incident, a man was standing in front of his home located on Key West Street around 11pm when four men

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Suspect held after gun find

POLICE on Bimini arrested a 25-year-old man on Monday who is suspected of firearm and ammunition possession. Inspector Terecita Pinder reported that police were on mobile patrol in Alice Town shortly after 2am on Monday when they saw a suspicious-lo

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Man 'known to police' shot dead

A MAN who was "well known to police" was shot multiple times and killed early Friday morning off Mason's Addition.

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Man in hospital after shooting in Abaco

ABACO police are investigating a shooting incident on that island that has resulted in one man being airlifted to the Princess Margaret Hospital in New Providence.According to police reports, shortly after 10pm on Friday, a male employee was leaving

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UPDATED: Police search for two suspects after Pinewood Gardens murder

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens early on Saturday evening.

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Woman shot while driving on Blue Hill Road South

A woman is in hospital after she was shot while driving on Blue Hill Road South Friday night.

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Man injured in drive-by shooting

POLICE are searching for a male suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital on Wednesday. Around 9pm, a man had just walked out of a business in the Kennedy Subdivision, when the occupants in a grey Honda CRV vehicle pulled up and

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Boat theft suspects arrested

TWO suspected boat thieves from Grand Bahama were caught by police in Great Harbour Cay over the weekend aboard a 30ft Rybo runner vessel stolen from a residence in Freeport.The two men were in the process of taking the vessel apart and stripping off

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UPDATED: Gunmen slay new Fox Hill victim

A 32-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed Saturday night during a drive by shooting in front of his home.

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Man dies in suspected hit and run

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, who was found lying in the road with “multiple injuries” early Saturday morning. Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police “are leaning toward” classif

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Prison officer faces charges over seizure of marijuana

A 24-year-old correctional officer is expected to be formally charged in a Magistrate’s Court this week in connection with a drug seizure from his Sunset Park residence on Friday. That expected arraignment would be one of several involving correctio

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Corrections officer held after drug seizure

An officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections is in custody after drugs were seized at his home on Friday.

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Man seriously hurt in stabbing

A MAN is in hospital with serious injuries following a stabbing incident on Tuesday evening in Freeport. Inspector Terecita Pinder reported that the stabbing happened shortly before 8pm in the area of Frobisher Drive. She said the victim was at a re

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Two accused of shop-breaking in Freeport

TWO men were charged with shop-breaking in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. James Rolle, 52, of no fixed addressed, was arraigned in court two before Magistrate Charlton Smith on five counts of shop-breaking, causing damage, and stealing

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UPDATED: Police open fire as man attacks officers with knife

POLICE shot a man after he allegedly attempted to attack officers with a box cutter during routine patrol on Marcus Bethel Way over the weekend.

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Police hunt for suspects after two men are shot

POLICE are appealing to the public for help in finding the suspects responsible for two separate shooting incidents that left two men in hospital over the weekend. According to a report from police, the first incident happened when four men, sitting

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Two held after high-speed chase, shootout with police

Two men were taken into custody following a high-speed chase and shootout with police early on Wednesday morning.

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Prison officer held after drugs find

DRUG Enforcement Unit officers took a 25-year-old correctional officer from the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs allegedly found in his possession on Monday. According t

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British man held after discovery of marijuana

A BRITISH man was arrested on Tuesday for alleged possession of marijuana. According to police, officers in Harbour Island arrested a man from London, England shortly after 1am. Officers in Harbour Island were on routine patrol when they saw a man

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Man on bail shot dead off Bimini Avenue

A 25-year-old man out on bail for firearm possession was shot multiple times and killed Monday night.

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Four held by police after seizure of handgun

POLICE took four men into custody following the seizure of a handgun and a large amount of ammunition in two separate incidents on Sunday. In the first incident, shortly after 11am, officers assigned to the Selective Enforcement Team executed search

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Police hunting for armed robbers

POLICE are asking the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving three separate armed robberies that occurred on Friday and Saturday. In the first incident, around 4pm Friday, a woman was sitting in her black 2007 Toyota Pass

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Man dies swimming in Eleuthera

POLICE in Eleuthera are investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent drowning of a man on Sunday.

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Corrections officer held after cocaine find

A 45-year-old corrections officer is in police custody after he was allegedly found with six ounces of cocaine at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services on Wednesday. According to police, shortly after 1pm, acting on information, BDCS offic

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Police hunt for armed man after car theft

POLICE are searching for a male suspect responsible for stealing a vehicle during an armed robbery that occurred on Monday. Reports are that shortly after 11:30pm, a man was driving his black 2009 Suzuki Swift car in the area of Hospital Lane and Me

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One dead and two hurt in nightclub shooting

ONE man is dead and two others are in hospital after a nightclub argument early Tuesday morning off Farrington Road.

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UPDATED: Two-year-old girl killed in car crash

A two-year-old girl is dead after she was thrown in a traffic accident from the car her mother was driving Saturday afternoon.

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US woman among three held after drug find

POLICE arrested three people on Saturday—including an American woman—in two separate instances for drug possession. A man and a woman were taken into custody following the seizure of a large amount of marijuana. Around 1am Saturday, officers assign

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Man held over ammunition discovery

POLICE in Bimini arrested a 33-year-old Bahamian man after a large seizure of ammunition on Friday. Shortly before 7pm, while on routine patrol in South Bimini in the area of a marina, officers searched a blue and white 22ft unregistered vessel dock

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Man and woman held after large drug seizure

A man and woman were taken into custody after a large amount of drugs was seized early on Saturday.

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Police quiz education employee over fake letters

AN employee of the Ministry of Education was questioned by police yesterday and has been put on administrative leave after it was revealed that a staff member was creating “fake job letters” to allow people to qualify for fast loans.

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Man dies snorkelling on holiday

A MALE tourist died following a snorkelling incident on Tuesday, police said. Shortly after 3pm, a male visitor was snorkeling in waters off Rose Island, when he lost consciousness. The victim was taken to shore where he was given first aid assista

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Police hunt for armed robbers

POLICE are asking the public to come forth with information they may have in solving three separate armed robberies that occurred on Monday, June 19.In the first incident, shortly after 8am a man armed with a handgun, wearing a white mask and dark sh

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UPDATED: Man on bail for murder is shot dead

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that left a man on bail for murder dead and another in hospital in serious condition.

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Man found dead in Potter's Cay Dock waters

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in waters at Potter’s Cay Dock on Friday morning.

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American man drowns in Abaco

POLICE in Abaco are investigating the death of a 54-year-old American visitor who died on Tuesday. Reports are that shortly after 1am, the body of a male was discovered in water near a residence in Eastern Shores in Marsh Harbor, Abaco. Foul play i

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Money missing in BPL theft rises to $3m

THE amount of missing money from Bahamas Power and Light has ballooned to nearly $3m, The Tribune understands.

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Sex assault on Canadian woman by jetski operator

A CANADIAN woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a Jet Ski operator near Paradise Island yesterday afternoon, according to police.

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Man shot dead as he leaves club

POLICE are investigating another murder after a man was shot dead Saturday morning.

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One man dead, one injured after East Street South shooting

One man died and another was injured after a shooting incident on East Street South early Saturday morning.

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Boy stabbed in fight at high school

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital for treatment of “minor wounds” after he was stabbed with a knife during an argument with another teenager at H O Nash Junior High School yesterday.

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UPDATED: Woman, 55, stabbed to death in her home

A 55-year-old woman is dead after she was stabbed multiple times in her home off Mackey Street during a suspected domestic dispute early yesterday morning.

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Police identify three men killed over holiday weekend

POLICE have officially identified the three men who were killed over the holiday period in three separate incidents in New Providence and Acklins. Police said Zachary Williams, 34; David Alexander Hanna, 47; and Livingston Mychal Rolle, 46 were the

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Chinese man drowns off Cable Beach

A MAN, believed to be a Chinese national, died after losing consciousness while swimming in waters in Cable Beach, police reported. According to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean, the incident reportedly occurred on Goodman’s Bay

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American visitor drowns during diving expedition

AN American visitor to The Bahamas drowned during a diving trip off New Providence on Monday, according to police.

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Man held after gun find

A 25-year-old Bimini man was arrested on Friday after he was allegedly caught with a loaded firearm in his possession.

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Man dies after shooting in Mackey Street area

A man died in hospital after a shooting incident off Mackey Street on Monday night.

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Man found dead in Acklins, hours after stabbing incident

A man was found dead in Acklins on Sunday morning, hours after he was involved in a violent altercation

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Man in hospital after York Street shooting

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating four men after a shooting left a man detained in hospital on Friday night.

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Visitor in hospital after shark attack

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shark attack that left an American visitor detained in hospital on Friday.

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AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition found at Pepper Road home

POLICE arrested a male and a female early on Wednesday morning after officers discovered an AK-47 assault rifle along with 30 rounds of ammunition in their home.

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Teenager dies in Eight Mile Rock stabbing

A 16-year-old was fatally stabbed in Eight Mile Rock on Monday evening, pushing the island’s murder count to seven for 2017.

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Dead man found floating off Prince George Wharf

THE body of a man was pulled from waters off Prince George Wharf in downtown Nassau on Tuesday morning and police are unsure of the circumstances surrounding his death.

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16-year-old dead after stabbing on Grand Bahama

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that left a 16-year-old boy dead on Monday.

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Three Bahamians arrested for drug possession at airport

Three Bahamians were taken into custody after they were found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Friday.

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Mother and son arrested for Yellow Elder stabbing

POLICE have arrested a 51-year-old mother and her 25-year-old son in relation to the stabbing incident at the Yellow Elder Primary School campus on Thursday afternoon.

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Three injured in stabbing at school

POLICE reported that three adults, two men and a woman, were injured and taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital as a result of a stabbing incident and fight at Yellow Elder Primary School which was captured on video and disseminated on social media yesterday.

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Woman is detained by police after suspected cocaine found in her hair

A GUYANESE woman is in police custody after she was discovered with two pounds of cocaine "taped to her weave" at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Tuesday.

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Woman wanted in drugs probe

GRAND Bahama police want to speak to a Freeport woman in connection with an investigation into possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

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Man was fatally shot in the head as he got out of his car

A 30-year-old man is dead after he was shot in the head while getting out of his car late Sunday night.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead getting out of his car in Redland Acres

POLICE in New Providence have reported the fatal shooting of a man who was getting out of his car in the Redland Acres area off Soldier Road on Sunday night.

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UPDATED: Two workers suspended in BPL theft investigation

TWO Bahamas Power and Light Ltd employees have been suspended pending an investigation into the theft of more than $200,000 at the power company, The Tribune understands.

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Two held after police chase and shootout

TWO men were arrested and an illegal firearm seized after a car chase in the Farrington Road area with police ended in a shootout on Thursday night.

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More to be questioned after arrests at BAIC

POLICE expect to “bring in several more persons for questioning” as the probe into “theft by reason of employment” at the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) continues, according to Assistance Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander.

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Two men in hospital after overnight shootings

POLICE in New Providence are looking for the culprits in two separate overnight shootings and an armed robbery that has left two men detained in hospital.

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Man dies after high-speed chase ends in shootout with police

A MAN has died after a high-speed chase through Nassau ended in a shootout with police early on Saturday.

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Three in custody after illegal firearms found

Three men are in custody after police seized two illegal firearms in separate incidents overnight.

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Man shot dead in Englerston while ordering food

A MAN was shot and killed late on Monday night in Englerston while ordering food, hours after another man was shot multiple times one corner away.

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16 arrests as police seize firearms in special operations

FIFTEEN men and one woman have been arrested over the weekend for illegal firearms and ammunition possession in special operations in Nassau, police are reporting.

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One man dead, another seriously wounded after Chippingham shooting

POLICE in New Providence are appealing to the public for information that can assist them in solving a shooting incident that left a man dead and another seriously wounded in hospital on Saturday morning.

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Police hunt suspect in Kemp Road machine gun shooting

POLICE are on the hunt for a suspect who shot and critically injured a man near Uriah McPhee Primary School shortly after 7am on Friday.

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Man dies after being shot in head at car wash

POLICE are appealing to the public for assistance after a man, who was shot in the head at a car wash in the Marathon area Thursday evening, died in hospital a short time later.

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US man held over gun find

Bimini police arrested a 27-year-old American man after firearms and ammunition were discovered on a vessel over the weekend.

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PM’s wife and daughter were ‘several streets away’ from scene of shooting

PRIME Minister Perry Christie’s wife, Bernadette, and daughter Alexandria, were campaigning several streets away from an incident where a man was shot as he was walking through Mason’s Addition on Saturday night, according to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean yesterday.

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50th murder victim of year found dead in road

THE country recorded its sixth murder in six days, after a 23-year-old man was found shot to death in Coconut Grove early on Tuesday.

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Murder toll for 2017 rises to 50 after overnight Coconut Grove shooting

A MAN has been found shot to death in Coconut Grove overnight, police in New Providence have reported.

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Man shot dead in his car in Augusta Street

POLICE in New Providence are searching for two men responsible for a shooting incident that has left a man dead on Friday night, the second murder in the capital in six hours.

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Three men held after fatal shooting

Three suspects were taken into custody on Friday afternoon after a shooting incident on Market Street left one man dead and another seriously injured.

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Bus driver shot dead near cruise ship dock

A MINIBUS driver was shot in the downtown area of Nassau yesterday morning after being chased by his killers, police said.

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Man found shot dead in downtown Nassau

A MAN has been shot dead in downtown Nassau on Thursday morning, police are reporting.

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Montagu fish vendor robbed

A VENDOR at the Montagu Ramp was held up and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight on Friday.

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Four held over theft of fuel from BPL pipeline

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the theft of what police describe as “a large amount” of fuel from a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) pipeline in western New Providence on Saturday.

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Police probe sexual assault of woman caught on video

POLICE have one man in custody in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a woman in New Providence that was filmed and posted on several social media platforms over the Easter weekend.

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UPDATED: Three dead in Easter killings

THREE men are dead, including an off duty police officer, after a weekend of violence over the Easter holidays.

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Police arrest four after fuel thieves target key BPL pipeline

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the theft of what police describe as "a large amount" of fuel from a Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) pipeline in western New Providence on Saturday.

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Off-duty police officer one of two men shot dead overnight

TWO men - including an off-duty police officer - have been shot dead in separate overnight incidents in New Providence.

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Montagu fish vendor robbed of cash at gunpoint

A VENDOR at the Montagu Ramp was held up and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight on Friday.

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Two men detained after drug seizure at Bird Cay

TWO men - one of them a Jamaican - are in police custody after a drug seizure in waters near Chub Cay.

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Two men in hospital after latest shootings

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for two separate shooting incidents that left two men in hospital on Sunday.

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Woman arrested as $6,000 of marijuana is seized

POLICE arrested a woman from Eleuthera on Sunday after a joint operation netted the seizure of five pounds of marijuana and $6,000.

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Marijuana field discovered in Abaco

A LARGE marijuana field, with nearly 700 illegal plants, was discovered on the island of Abaco over the weekend, police have reported.

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UPDATED: Policewoman shot dead in Freeport nightclub

A FEMALE police officer who was fatally shot at a club in Freeport over the weekend is being hailed as “a loving mother and an officer who was loved by everyone”.

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Man dies from stab wounds in Potter's Cay fight

POLICE are investigating a stabbing at Potter's Cay Dock that has left a man dead on Friday after a late night fight.

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UPDATED: Man dies in shooting close to nightclub

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in solving the country’s latest homicide after two men were shot, one fatally, near a nightclub in the Wulff Road area over the weekend.

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Police absent as parliament registration staff robbed

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday expressed “regret” over the “traumatising” armed robbery of several Parliamentary Registration Department officials who were wrapping up voter registration activities at the St Barnabas Church Activity Centre on Tuesday night.

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Three men arrested over weekend drug seizures in Bimini

AUTHORITIES arrested three men over the weekend after drugs valued at more than $420,000 were seized in two separate incidents.

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84-year-old woman is attacked at family home

AN Eastern Road family, who felt so secure in the location of their off-the-beaten track home in New Providence in which they had lived for two generations, learned a hard lesson on Thursday for going about their daily routine without taking safety precautions.

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Two in hospital after latest shootings

TWO men are recovering in hospital after they were shot in separate incidents on Tuesday night.

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Drive-by shooting in Fox Hill

SEVEN or eight shots were fired from a passing car in Fox Hill last night hitting “Sparkey”, described as one of Fox Hill’s “boys on the blocks”. Onlookers said “Sparkey” was still alive when he was lifted into the ambulance and rushed to hospital.

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Warrant issued for murder accused

A JUDGE issued a warrant of arrest yesterday for a man accused of murder who failed to appear in court for his case.

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Two men shot dead in weekend violence

POLICE are investigating two homicides - the fatal shooting of a man by a relative in Bimini and the killing of another man who died in hospital after he was shot in the capital on Friday - pushing the country’s murder toll to 34 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Man, 21, dies in Bimini after domestic altercation leads to shooting

POLICE in Bimini are investigating a shooting incident on Saturday that has left a 21-year-old man dead.

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Man dies after drive-by shooting in Pinewood Gardens

A MAN shot in a drive-by shooting in Walnut Street, Pinewood Gardens, on Friday night has died of his wounds in hospital on Saturday afternoon, police in New Providence have confirmed.

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Teamwork credited for lull in murders

A recent lull in murders is the result of “consistency” in targeting “prolific offenders” and a “team approach” by law enforcement agencies in executing the government’s most recent anti-crime measures, Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander said yesterday.

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Scott Street shooting: man dies, baby girl 'critical', police arrest three men

ONE man is dead and a one-year-old girl is fighting for her life in hospital after they were ambushed by two masked armed men on Thursday night. Two other men were also shot during the incident; they are listed in serious but stable condition.

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Drive-by shooting victim in hospital

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot during a drive-by shooting on Wednesday morning, police said.

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Scott Street shooting leaves one man dead, baby girl and two others injured

A MAN is dead and a one-year-old girl and two men are in hospital after a shooting at Scott Street, off Hospital Lane, police said on Thursday night.

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Bristol Wines hit by break-ins

EDWARD Gardner, vice-president of Bristol Wines and Spirits, said yesterday he was “very concerned” about the number of break-ins in Exuma in the past few weeks after the company’s office in Gregory Town was robbed twice in one month.

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Three in hospital after shootings

POLICE are appealing to the public for assistance in solving a shooting incident in an inner-city community yesterday that left three people in hospital.

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Man dies, woman wounded after shooting by five masked men

POLICE in New Providence have launched an island-wide manhunt and public appeal for five suspects responsible for a shooting incident on Sunday night that left a man dead and a woman detained in hospital.

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Burglary suspect shot as two held by police

POLICE caught two alleged shop breakers, one of whom was shot, during a robbery at a business on Chesapeake Road on Saturday.

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Search for hit-and-run driver after motorcyclist dies

POLICE in New Providence are searching for a blue Honda that failed to stop at the scene of an accident on Saturday evening which has left a motorcyclist dead.

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Man believed to have drowned off Inagua

POLICE in Inagua are investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent drowning death of an man on Friday.

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Man in hospital after Laird Street shooting

POLICE are searching for a male suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man in hospital.

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Women held after drugs discovery

A woman from Nassau Village is in custody after she was arrested at the Lynden Pindling International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs on Wednesday, police reported.

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UPDATED: Valentine’s Day murder as woman is stabbed

AN Eight Mile Rock woman was fatally stabbed on Valentine’s Day, police in Grand Bahama reported yesterday.

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Boy who died in car had been left 'by mistake'

THE three-year-old boy who died on Monday was “mistakenly left in a car” for nearly six hours before he was found unresponsive and rushed to hospital, according to Officer-in-Charge of the Central Detective Unit, Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander.

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Police release identities of victims of recent murders

POLICE have released identities for several of the country’s latest homicide victims.

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One dead, three hurt in latest attacks

AS the country and police continue to grapple with the latest spate of violent crimes, law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s assistance in the three most recent incidents, which have left one man dead and three others in hospital in serious condition.

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Two police officers in hospital after being blasted by shotgun

TWO police officers, a husband and a wife, are in serious but stable condition after they were shot multiple times while responding to a “domestic incident”.

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Police bust major gun ring

POLICE believe they have cracked a “major gun trafficking ring” after officers seized a large amount of ammunition from a home in Nassau Village.

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Two more men die as bloody weekend shooting spree continues

TWO men died as a result of separate shootings in Nassau on Saturday night, taking a bloody weekend's murder toll to five in a 28-hour period. There have been 11 homicides in 11 days in February, according to The Tribune's records.

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Two dead in Nassau night club shooting, boy killed in park

POLICE in New Providence launched an island-wide manhunt for suspects on Saturday after overnight shootings left three people dead - two men following an altercation at a Nassau night club and a teenage boy fatally wounded in Dale Park.

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Teenage boy among three dead after shootings

A TEENAGE boy was shot dead by a lone gunman at Dale Park, Peardale, on Friday night.

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Sudden death in Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama police are investigating the sudden death of a young man at a residence in the South Bahamia area on Thursday.

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‘Prolific offender’ is shot dead outside home

A “prolific offender” was shot multiple times and killed early Tuesday morning while standing in front of his home, police said.

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Woman who travelled for job interview dies in accident

A 32-year-old North Andros woman became the country’s latest traffic fatality after she was killed in a deadly head-on collision early yesterday morning.

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Moped rider killed in morning shooting

POLICE are appealing to the public for information related to the country’s latest homicide after a man who was shot while riding a moped early Thursday morning died in hospital.

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Man in hospital after drive-by shooting

A MAN is in hospital after he was wounded during a drive by shooting after 4pm on Tuesday.

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Housebreaking suspects arrested after chase

TWO suspected housebreakers were arrested after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase that ended in South Beach.

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Two in hospital after weekend shooting incidents

POLICE are appealing to the public for assistance in solving two separate shooting incidents over the weekend that left two men in hospital, in addition to two separate armed robberies, including one at a church.

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Former Olympian’s home robbed and repairman shot twice in stomach

GUNSHOTS were heard in the San Souci area around 2pm yesterday when it is reported that a repairman at a home on Pear Street off Mandarin Drive in San Souci was shot twice in his stomach.

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Robber who asked for ride stabs driver

A WOMAN is in hospital nursing stab wounds after she was injured and robbed by another woman to whom she had given a ride in Eleuthera.

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Visitor dies after snorkeling

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a female visitor from Florida on Friday.

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Two men shot in Freeport

TWO men were shot at a business establishment on Thursday evening in Freeport after the owner allegedly discovered them on his premises.

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16-year-old boy shot dead ‘as he went to commit crime’

A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning, minutes before police suspect the teenager was about to commit a crime.

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Two hurt after high-speed police chase and shootout

TWO men are seriously injured after a Sunday morning shooting led to a high-speed chase and a shootout with police in Bozine Town, New Providence.

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Police to step up patrols to keep public safe

DESPITE the country recording five murders in the past week, Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police are doing an “excellent job” bringing criminals to justice.

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Cocaine seizures up by half

COCAINE seizures in The Bahamas increased by 56 per cent last year when compared to 2015, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) narcotics statistics.

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Police search for armed robbery suspects in Abaco

ABACO Police are searching for two male suspects who held up a man at gunpoint, robbing him of his rifle and cellular phone on Thursday evening.

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22-year-old man gunned down yards from a church

POLICE are investigating two more homicides, a shooting death of a 22-year-old man that occurred near a church late on Monday night and the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died in hospital on Tuesday after being shot along with three others on New Year’s Eve.

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Two arrested after illegal immigrants discovered

TWO Bahamians were arrested after 10 illegal Haitian immigrants were discovered at a residence in the Freeport area on Friday night.

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Police investigate death of former police officer

POLICE are investigating the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of a former male police officer after he reportedly attacked family members, fell to the ground and died in a home on Wilson Street in Nassau Village on Monday morning.

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Man beaten to death with a hammer

A MAN was brutally beaten to death with a hammer late Friday night, marking the third homicide in the capital in three days.

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Man found dead with "blunt injury" after altercation off Carmichael Road

A MAN is in custody assisting police with investigations after a man's lifeless body was found "with a blunt injury" near Golden Isles Road on Friday night.

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UPDATED: Police investigate Palm Breeze Street shooting

POLICE are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 21-year-old man on Thursday night off Rocky Pine Road.

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Drugs and firearm seized

POLICE on patrol took a quantity of dangerous drugs and a firearm off the streets of New Providence in separate incidents.

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Murder victims identified

POLICE have released the identities of two of the country’s latest murder victims.

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Woman in hospital after drive-by shooting

A WOMAN is recovering in hospital after she was shot several times in a drive-by shooting late Monday night.

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UPDATED: Man found dead in Doubloon Drive home on New Year's Day

THE first homicide of 2017 was recorded in the capital mere hours into the new year when a man, whose body was riddled with gunshots, was discovered by a group of friends in an efficiency apartment on Dabloon Drive, off Faith Avenue on Sunday.

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Shot driver dies as car crashes into water at Saunders Beach

THE murderous end to the year in the Bahamas continued on Saturday morning with the shooting of a man as he left a club on West Bay Street, his lifeless body being pulled from his vehicle in the water at Saunders Beach.

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Beaten man's dead body wrapped and dumped in Yellow Elder Gardens

POLICE discovered the lifeless body of a man who was beaten and wrapped in a blanket on a service road near Tom “The Bird” Grant Park in Yellow Elder Gardens around 1pm on Thursday.

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UPDATED: Man dies, four injured in Boxing Day vehicle shooting

ONE MAN is dead and four others - including three women - are in serious condition in hospital after they were shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting on Boxing Day.

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Man dies in his jeep after Millennium Gardens shooting

A MAN was found shot dead in Millennium Gardens on Tuesday night, police have reported. It was the second murder in two days over the holiday and takes the country's murder toll to 109 for 2016, according to The Tribune's records.

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Police motorcycle officer praised for courageous arrest of couple with ammunition

POLICE in New Providence are hailing a "courageous" officer from the Police Traffic Division who took a man and a woman into custody on Thursday following the seizure of a quantity of ammunition.

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Murder victims identified

POLICE have officially identified two men who were killed in separate incidents this week.

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Man on bail one of two killed in shootings

TWO MEN, including a man on bail being electronically monitored, were shot multiple times and killed in two separate incidents over the weekend.

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Two men die in overnight shootings

TWO men have died in overnight shootings in New Providence, police are reporting on Monday morning.

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Woman, 57, found dead in suspected suicide

THE lifeless body of a 57-year-old woman was found hanging from a cord in her home yesterday in what police suspect was an act of suicide.

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Teacher found stabbed to death in her home

THE lifeless body of 61-year-old veteran educator Lauramae Adderley was discovered in her Stapleton Gardens apartment early yesterday morning with multiple stab wounds.

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Man shot dead by gunman off Cordeaux Avenue

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident off Cordeaux Avenue that left a man dead on Monday night.

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Woman dies after being stabbed at home, relative arrested

AN adult male relative is in custody assisting police with their investigations into the stabbing death of a woman early on Monday in Stapledon Gardens.

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Man shot after intervening in nightclub argument

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving an armed robbery and a shooting incident that has left a man detained in hospital on Saturday.

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Man injured in shooting at Freeport business

A MAN was hospitalised early Tuesday morning following a shooting at a business in Freeport, police reported.

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Recommendations on crime in National Development Plan

THE National Development Plan makes a number of recommendations for fighting crime and increasing respect for the rule of law.

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Driver shot as he arrived home dies

A 37-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed early on Monday morning as he pulled into the driveway of his Mermaid Boulevard home.

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Daylight robbery at Mack Town business

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a brazen daylight armed robbery in the Mack Town area on Saturday, leaving at least three people traumatised.

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Man 'wanted for hundreds of armed robberies' caught after police chase

A MAN allegedly responsible for “hundreds of armed robberies” was arrested with another man after leading police on a high-speed chase on Carmichael Road on Friday morning, averting what senior police said could have been a “disaster for some business people” in the lead up to Christmas.

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Man killed in shootout with police officers

POLICE fatally shot a man during an altercation in the Price Street area of Nassau Village yesterday, as officers attempted to take a “prolific offender” into custody.

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Woman dies, girl wounded in family shooting on Poitier Avenue

THE bloodiest month of the year ended with another murder on Wednesday night, the 13th in November, when one woman died and four others - including a young girl - were injured in a multiple shooting of a family on Poitier Avenue.

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$4m suspected cocaine seized in Grand Bahama

BAHAMIAN and US authorities made a $4m drug seizure and arrested one of four suspects yesterday in East Grand Bahama.

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UPDATED: Two men dead: one found shot, another burnt

POLICE in the capital are investigating the circumstances surrounding the country’s two latest homicides, which occurred early Monday morning in two separate incidents.

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Police call for witnesses to parking lot murder to come forward

SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour is calling on persons that witnessed the shooting death of a man in Freeport early Sunday morning to come forward with information to assist in the arrest of the suspect.

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Man found shot dead in Freeport parking lot

POLICE in Grand Bahama are seeking the public’s help in solving that island’s latest murder, which occurred shortly before 3am Sunday.

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Mother's tears as mentally-ill son is shot dead by police

THE fatal shooting of her 23-year-old mentally ill son, Lorenzo “Renzo” Bain, by police on Friday has left Starretta Bain and her family “emotionally wrecked”.

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Man hurt in drive-by shooting

POLICE are looking for the suspects who left a man in hospital with gunshot wounds on Sunday.

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Police find drugs and ammunition

GRAND Bahama Police discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana and ammunition in the Garden Villas area on Tuesday, police reported.

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Man in his 50s found shot dead in his Palm Tree Avenue home

TWO men were killed in two separate shooting incidents over the weekend taking the country's murder count to 92 for the year, according to The Tribune's records.

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Police question suspect after young man dies in Yellow Elder Gardens shooting

A MAN is in custody assisting police in connection with a shooting incident that left a young man dead in Yellow Elder Gardens on Friday night.

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Woman shot dead in drive-by shooting, two wounded

A WOMAN was killed and two people hospitalised last night following a drive-by shooting at Sand Trap, West Bay Street, the third homicide within 48 hours in the capital.

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Man, 22, shot dead outside Arundel Street nightclub

A 22-year-old man became the country's latest murder victim after he was shot in the head during an altercation outside a nightclub in the early hours of Monday.

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Mount Tabor churchgoers robbed of collection at gunpoint

THREE members of Mount Tabor Baptist Church were robbed at gunpoint of a “large amount of cash”, suspected to be the church’s offering collection, and cell phones on Sunday.

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Three men sought for shooting and wounding driver

A MAN was treated in hospital for a minor gunshot wound after he was shot on Saturday. Police are looking for three men responsible for the incident.

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Man and woman held for marijuana possession in Harbour Island

POLICE in Harbour Island have arrested a man and a woman following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Saturday.

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Five arrested and two illegal guns seized by police

TWO illegal firearms have been seized and five men are in custody after two discoveries by police in New Providence on Friday.

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Off-duty officer robbed at gunpoint

AN OFF duty Royal Bahamas Police Force Officer was robbed at gunpoint by four masked men early on Friday near his home.

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‘Marijuana brownies’ put students in hospital

FIVE students from Doris Johnson High School were rushed to hospital last week after they allegedly ate “marijuana brownies” while on campus, police said.

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Two US visitors held for failing to declare $64,000

AN American man and woman from New Jersey were taken into custody for failing to declare $64,000 and making a false declaration on Monday, police said.

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Police find decomposed body off Carmichael Road

POLICE last night discovered a body in an “advanced” stage of decomposition and are appealing to members of the public who may have missing relatives to come forward to assist them in solving this case.

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UPDATED: Police find body of dead man in street

Police are seeking the public's help after a man was found shot dead on Peach Street and Montrose Avenue on Sunday.

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UPDATED: 18-year-old woman shot dead in Jubilee Gardens

AN 18-year-old woman was shot in the back of the head and killed early yesterday morning in front of a home in Jubilee Gardens.

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Man detained over gun and drugs find

A Freeport man was arrested on Thursday for possession of firearms, ammunition and dangerous drugs, police reported.

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Man detained on suspicion of possession of marijuana

OFFICERS from the Mobile Division took an adult male into custody after finding him in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday.

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Man found shot dead on track in early morning

ONE man is dead and another man is fighting for his life in hospital after two separate shooting incidents late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

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Two dead, six hurt in weekend shootings

TWO men are dead and six others are in hospital after a series of shooting incidents over the weekend.

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One dead, five injured in spate of shootings

One man is dead and five are in hospital after a spate of shootings on Friday and early Saturday.

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Six-year-old found dead in house fire

POLICE are investigating a house fire that led to the death of a six-year-old boy in Abaco on Tuesday night.

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UPDATED: Girl, 4, found in parked car dies in hospital

POLICE are investigating the “bizarre” death of a four-year-old girl who was found unresponsive in a vehicle on Friday.

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13 in custody after suspected drugs found

THIRTEEN people - eight men and five women - were turned over to police officials by Royal Bahamas Defence Force Marines on Friday after a search uncovered suspected drugs on Friday afternoon at the Port Department.

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Boy shot dead in abandoned building on Bain Street

POLICE are investigating the fatal shooting of a boy found lying in a pool of his own blood in an abandoned building early on Friday.

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Armed robbers flee with "substantial amount" of cash after grabbing business deposits

POLICE in New Providence are looking for the suspects responsible for an armed robbery on Thursday evening in which a "substantial amount" of cash was taken.

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Cat Island police arrest two for drugs possession

POLICE in Cat Island have arrested a man and a woman following separate marijuana seizures on Thursday.

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Police hunting armed robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for the suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies that occurred on Tuesday.

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Increased police presence amid rise in looting in Grand Bahama

SENIOR Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour said yesterday that the Royal Bahamas Police Force in Grand Bahama has had to intensify its presence on the streets of that island as more thefts and even one report of looting have been reported to authorities.

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Two men wounded in Abaco nightclub shooting

TWO MEN have been airlifted to New Providence for medical attention after being shot in an Abaco nightclub early on Saturday morning.

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UPDATED: Teen shot dead while playing dominoes, four injured

A TEENAGE boy is dead and four men are in serious condition in hospital after they were shot multiple times during a drive-by shooting while playing dominoes late on Thursday night.

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Man in Rand Memorial Hospital after being ‘stabbed by co-worker’

A MAN is in hospital in serious condition following a stabbing incident on Monday evening in the Bottle Bay area, police reported.

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Marines arrested after row with police officer

TWO Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines were taken into custody over the weekend after they allegedly got into a physical argument with a Royal Bahamas Police Force officer.

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US couple arrested after firearms, ammunition found

AN AMERICAN couple have been arrested for possession of unlicenced firearms and ammunition found at a residence in the upscale subdivision of Fortune Bay, Grand Bahama.

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Staff terror as armed men storm into clinic

POLICE are on the hunt for two armed men who ran into the Fleming Street Clinic yesterday morning looking for a man with whom they had had an argument.

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Arrests in connection with armed robbery

GRAND Bahama police arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery in the Hawksbill area.

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Police catch 'gun trafficking mastermind' in Nassau

POLICE arrested a man on Friday who they believe to be the “mastermind behind a major gun trafficking ring” after he was found in possession of eight illegal firearms and nearly 600 rounds of ammunition.

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Man arrested after marijuana found

POLICE arrested a man in Andros after finding him with a quantity of marijuana on Sunday.

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Two found with ‘firearm, ammunition, drugs’

TWO men were arrested in Abaco after they were allegedly found in possession of an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and a quantity of dangerous drugs, police reported.

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Police search for mother of abandoned baby boy

POLICE are still searching for the mother of a newborn baby boy found alive in bushes in southwestern New Providence on Friday with its umbilical cord still attached.

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Three hurt in shooting, stabbing

POLICE are investigating separate shooting and stabbing incidents that occurred on the weekend.

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Nightclub shooting victim hurt earlier this month dies in hospital

THE nation’s homicide count increased to 72 over the weekend, according to The Tribune’s records, after a man who was shot in a nightclub earlier this month died while in hospital on Saturday.

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Newborn baby found alive in bushes

A NEWBORN baby was found alive in bushes off Carmichael Road on Friday, police said.

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Police hold two men over drugs discoveries

POLICE arrested two men for possession of dangerous drugs in separate incidents in Gregory Town, Eleuthera on Wednesday.

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Armed robbery suspect arrested

POLICE arrested a man early yesterday morning they believe to be responsible for several overnight armed robberies.

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Police officer in hospital after being shot as he arrived home

A POLICE officer is recovering in hospital after he was shot by two armed men as he arrived at his home off East Street shortly after 11pm on Monday.

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Three in hospital after weekend shootings

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects responsible for two weekend shootings that left two men and a woman detained in hospital.

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Hunt for men who stole car

POLICE are on the hunt for two men who robbed a man of his vehicle early on Friday morning.

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Several arrests over Abaco boat thefts

Police have busted a boat theft ring in Abaco, arresting several men who are known repeat offenders and suspected of stealing over a dozen vessels on that island.

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Two police officers injured as suspect crashes car into vehicle

TWO police officers are recovering in hospital after a suspect crashed a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser while attempting to evade arrest.

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Man shot during argument outside home dies in hospital

A MAN who was shot multiple times during an argument in front of his home died in hospital early yesterday morning.

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Two men and one woman arrested after officers discover gun and drugs

OFFICERS from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) arrested two men and a woman following the seizure of several pounds of marijuana and a firearm in three separate incidents on Wednesday.

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$10,000 reward offered after store hit by armed robbers

NASSAU Pawn is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the recovery of items stolen during an armed robbery at their downtown location last month.

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Men arrested over song are released from custody

THE two men, who were arrested by police last week in connection with a song that makes negative comments about Prime Minister Perry Christie and his family, have been released from custody and plan to sue the government, The Tribune has learned.

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Five million dollars worth of suspected cocaine seized in Freeport

FIVE million dollars worth of suspected cocaine was discovered at the Freeport Container Port on Friday - the largest drug seizure this year in Grand Bahama.

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Father stabbed and left to die

A 58-year-old father of two became the country’s latest murder victim when he was stabbed multiple times and left to die in a public park early yesterday morning.

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Freeport man "begged for his life" before being stabbed to death

A MAN fatally stabbed in Grand Bahama yesterday begged for his life moments before he was killed, according to neighbours in the Drake Avenue area of Freeport.

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No murders in July - and police credit team effort

THERE have been no reported murders for the entire month of July, with a senior police officer attributing it to a “consistent” policing effort by members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force. 

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Police make arrest after 46-year-old Freeport man is stabbed to death

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the murder early on Tuesday of a 46-year-old man of Drake Avenue, Freeport, and have a man in custody in connection with the incident.

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Police seize handguns, arrest five men and foil armed robbery

POLICE in New Providence have arrested five men and seized three handguns in three separate incidents in a 20-hour period from Friday evening, including foiling an armed robbery.

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Man robbed at gunpoint in Freeport

A MAN was held up and robbed of cash at gunpoint in Freeport on Thursday evening, police in Grand Bahama reported on Friday.

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Two policemen fired for stealing $22,000 during traffic stop

TWO Royal Bahamas Police Force officers were fired on Monday after they were convicted of stealing nearly $22,000 from a man during a traffic stop in Grand Bahama on Saturday.

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Two arrested for dangerous drug possession

POLICE arrested two people for possession of dangerous drugs in separate incidents in Grand Bahama on Tuesday.

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Two in hospital after being shot by masked man

TWO men are recovering in hospital after they were shot by a masked man on Thursday night on Okra Hill.

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Eight arrested after pistols and ammunition find at West Bay Street resort

EIGHT people - four men and four women - have been arrested after a police raid at a West Bay Street resort on Saturday morning uncovered guns and ammunition.

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Masked man shoots and wounds two in Okra Hill

TWO men are recovering in hospital after they were shot by a masked man on Thursday night on Okra Hill.

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Man dies in traffic accident on Tonique Williams Darling Highway

POLICE are on the scene of a fatal traffic accident on Tonique Williams Darling Highway near JFK Drive on Thursday morning.

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Police shoot woman beater after "reckless" high speed chase

A MAN who assaulted a woman and led officers on a high-speed car chase through New Providence endangering the lives of several road users was shot by police on Sunday night. He is now in hospital under heavy police guard.

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Police hunt suspects in four armed robberies on Sunday morning

POLICE in New Providence are searching for the suspects responsible for four separate armed robberies in the early hours of Sunday.

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Two in hospital as police hunt shooting suspects in New Providence

POLICE have launched a manhunt in New Providence for those responsible for two shooting incidents that left a man and a woman detained in hospital on Friday night.

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Man found dead with multiple gunshots wounds off Mackey Street

A MAN was shot multiple times and killed late on Thursday night while walking in the Mackey Street area of Nassau.

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Bimini shooting leaves man in hospital with leg wound

POLICE in Bimini are investigating a shooting incident that has left a man in hospital.

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Mayaguana woman found dead in Dannottage Estates, Nassau

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman from Mayaguana who was found dead on Saturday afternoon in Nassau.

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High-speed chase ends in shootout with police in Big Pond

A MAN wanted for questioning over possession of a high-powered assault weapon is in hospital on Saturday after he was arrested following a high-speed chase and shootout with police on Friday night.

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Man found dead in Elizabeth Avenue parking lot after stabbing

POLICE in New Providence are investigating the death of a man early on Saturday morning who had apparently been stabbed.

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Father one of two victims in deadly Fox Hill shooting

TWO men, including a father, were shot dead in Fox Hill last night about 12 hours after a church minister was killed at an ATM.

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Father one of two shot dead in Fox Hill double murder

TWO men, including a father, were shot dead in Fox Hill last night about 12 hours after a church minister was killed at an ATM.

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38-year-old driver dies after Grand Bahama crash

A 38-year-old male resident of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock, has died in hospital three days after being involved in a traffic accident on Grand Bahama.

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Pinewood Gardens shootings: Three injured, including man shot by police

Three people are in hospital with gunshot injuries - including a man shot by police - after two incidents in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

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Gunman shot dead by the man he tried to rob

A GUNMAN was shot and killed early yesterday morning by a man he was intending to rob, police told The Tribune yesterday.

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Police search for robbery suspects

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating several suspects responsible for three separate armed robberies that occurred on Sunday.

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UPDATED: Shooting victim killed while waiting for his girlfriend

A YOUNG man was shot multiple times and killed early yesterday morning as he sat in his car waiting for his girlfriend outside Jimmy’s Take Away off Carmichael Road.

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Six held after drugs, firearm found on mailboat

Five men and a woman are in custody after drugs and a firearm were seized on a mailboat on Friday.

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Police arrest two men wanted for questioning in connection with murder

Two men wanted for questioning in connection with murder were arrested by police Grand Bahama, police reported on Thursday.

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Cyclist killed in traffic accident

A CYCLIST was killed in a traffic accident in New Providence Wednesday.

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21-year-old shot dead in Freeport murder

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a 21-year-old Freeport man dead.

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Six in hospital after two shooting incidents

SIX men are in hospital after two separate shooting incidents over the weekend, police said.

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Six people in hospital after three separate shootings

SIX people, including three women, are recovering in hospital following three separate shooting incidents on Monday.

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Police are investigating social services fraud claim

ACTING Deputy Commissioner Anthony Ferguson said yesterday that police are investigating claims of fraud at the Department of Social Services as revealed in a recent report by the Auditor-General.

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Burial Ground Corner shooting leaves one man dead, one in hospital

ONE MAN is dead and a teenaged boy is fighting for his life in hospital after they were shot multiple times late on Wednesday night in the Centreville area.

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Gunman hunted after Shirley St robbery

POLICE are on the hunt for a gunman who shot and robbed a Shirley Street businessman as he was about to enter his establishment early yesterday morning.

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Three in hospital after New Providence shootings

POLICE IN New Providence are investigating three separate shooting incidents on Tuesday night that have left three men in hospital and are asking for the public's help in locating the suspects responsible.

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Suriname woman arrested for cocaine smuggling at LPIA

A WOMAN from Suriname is in police custody following the seizure of a quantity of cocaine at the Lynden Pindling International Airport by Drug Enforcement Unit officers on Tuesday.

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Ministry awaits police report over alleged sex assault

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said the Ministry of Education is investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old student by four male juveniles.

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Murder victim found in suitcase identified

THE man whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in an abandoned building has been identified as Michael Lester Roker.

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Five held over claim of sex assault on teenager

FOUR boys and a girl are in police custody in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl.

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Social Services fraud probe forwarded to police force

THE investigation into a “fraudulent” scheme at the Department of Social Services in which several employees purchased groceries using food coupons has been forwarded to the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin said yesterday.

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Five youths in custody over sexual assault video

FOUR juvenile males and a juvenile female are in police custody on Monday in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl.

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Man shot dead after argument in park

A YOUNG man is dead after he was shot in the chest during an argument with another man late Thursday night.

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Americans found with undeclared pistols and ammunition on boat in Cay Cays

THREE American men have been arrested for possession of firearms and ammunition after a search of their boat in the Cat Cay area in the northern Bahamas.

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Man dies in hospital after Quarry Mission Road shooting

A YOUNG man is dead after he was shot in the chest during an altercation with another man late on Thursday night.

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Gun seized as three men are arrested

POLICE seized two illegal firearms and took three men into custody in separate incidents over a 48-hour period.

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Grand Bahama man, 43, dies after Man-O-War Circle stabbing

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 43-year-old man in the Man-O-War Circle area of Freeport on Tuesday night.

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Hunt for robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind two separate armed robberies that occurred Monday night.

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Drugs and gun seized

POLICE made significant drug and firearm seizures in Grand Bahama and Bimini earlier this week.

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Two dead after shooting and stabbing

Two men are dead after a shooting and a stabbing in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Two women arrested after drugs found at airport

Two women, one from Amsterdam and the other from Jamaica, are in custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs at the Lynden Pindling airport on Friday.

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Body found in vehicle

The body of a man was discovered in the Freeport area on Friday morning.

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Fox Hill restaurant owner shot in armed robbery

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating four suspects in connection with an armed robbery and a separate shooting incident that left a man in hospital Thursday night.

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Man held at Freeport Harbour after cocaine find

A 28-year-old man was arrested on Sunday at Freeport Harbour after he was allegedly caught with a quantity of drugs.

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Three dead in weekend Family Island traffic accidents

THREE men are dead and another man is in hospital after two separate traffic accidents in the Family Islands over the weekend.

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19-year-old man stabbed to death in fight at Andros nightclub

A 19-year-old youth is dead after he was stabbed during fight at a nightclub in Andros early on Sunday morning.

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Defence Force officer one of two arrested in connection with firearm, drugs discovery

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer and another man are in custody following the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of drugs on Friday.A Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer and another man are in custody following the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of drugs on Friday.

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Grand Cay woman caught with drugs in suitcase

A 21-year-old woman from Grand Cay, Abaco is in police custody on Thursday after she was arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine found in a suitcase.

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Laundromat robbers swiftly apprehended

QUICK response by New Providence police officers led to the arrest of two men early on Wednesday shortly after they committed an armed robbery at the Super Wash laundromat on Blue Hill Road South.

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American kayaker missing off The Current, Eleuthera

A LARGE search and rescue operation has been mounted in Eleuthera for an American kayaker from Massachusetts who went missing on Tuesday night.

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Three held after marijuana find

OFFICERS from the Selective Enforcement Team (SET) arrested three men following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Sunday.

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Shooting victim dies in hospital

A MAN who was shot during an argument outside his home on Thursday died in hospital, police said.

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Two men in hospital after early morning shootings

TWO MEN are in hospital on Saturday, one in serious condition, after being shot at their homes in the early hours. Police are also investigating two other armed robberies overnight involving knives.

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Man dies in police parking lot on day of two killings

A MAN was pronounced dead in the parking lot of the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Traffic Division shortly after he and another victim were injured during a drive-by shooting on Robinson Road.

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Female body found under capsized vessel off Grand Bahama

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the discovery of the body of a female found under a capsized vessel at sea on Tuesday.

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Two men dead, five people in hospital after weekend shootings spree

FOUR separate shooting incidents in New Providence between Friday night and Saturday afternoon have left two men dead and five people in hospital, police have reported.

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Five Haitians arrested over huge cocaine seizure in Inagua

POLICE have taken five Haitian men into custody following a major drug bust in Inagua on Saturday evening.

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Alarm over recent spate of fatal shootings

THE spate of recent fatal shootings in Grand Bahama has sparked concern not only for the proliferation of illegal guns, but also for the total disregard of human life.

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Man critical in hospital after Flamingo Gardens shooting

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after being shot in Flamingo Gardens on Tuesday night.

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Man held over alleged rape of American tourist

POLICE have one man in custody in connection with the alleged rape of an American tourist early Sunday morning and are on the hunt for another suspect who sexually assaulted a woman during an armed robbery in western New Providence Saturday night.

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Grand Bahama police find man, 22, with fatal shot wounds in van in Hanna Hill

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock, in the early hours of Sunday.

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Woman sexually assaulted after being abducted by gunman

POLICE have one suspect in custody as they investigate two overnight sexual assaults in New Providence, one in which the female victim was held at gunpoint.

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Massachusetts man drowns while snorkelling off Cabbage Beach

AN AMERICAN man died on Saturday morning after apparently drowning while snorkelling off Cabbage Beach, Paradise Island.

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Elderly Exuma man dies in Williams Town house fire

A HOUSE fire early on Saturday has claimed the life of an elderly Exuma resident.

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Lower Bogue accident leaves driver dead

POLICE in Eleuthera are investigating a traffic accident that left a man dead on Friday night in Lower Bogue.

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Man dies after Churchill Avenue shooting

A MAN has died in hospital after being shot by three men who drove up to him on Churchill Avenue, off Soldier Road, on Saturday night.

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Police find ammunition in bushes

POLICE discovered a quantity of ammunition in bushes at the rear of an apartment complex in the Freeport area on Thursday.

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Grand Bahama shootings bring murder count to 31

TWO men, including a Department of Customs officer, were shot dead in Grand Bahama in separate incidents yesterday, pushing the country’s murder count to 31 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Freeport man, 20, dies after shooting at Smith's Point Fish Fry

A 20-YEAR-OLD Freeport man has died in hospital after being shot several times at Smith's Point Fish Fry early on Thursday, Grand Bahama police have reported.

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'Toggie' and 'Bobo' in police custody

LIVINGSTON “Toggie” Bullard and Wisler “Bobo” Davilma have been arrested and are in police custody, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade confirmed last night.

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Off-duty police officer shot

AN off-duty police officer was treated in hospital after he was shot during an attempted armed robbery in Abaco.

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Father of three shot repeatedly in the head

THE Easter holiday weekend was marred by bloodshed after a father of three and business owner was shot in his head multiple times and killed as he opened his convenience store early Sunday morning in one of three separate shootings in New Providence.

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Corrections officer and wife arrested

A male corrections officer from the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services and his wife are in custody after they were arrested and accused of possession of dangerous drugs on Friday, March 25.

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Four arrested after 29 pounds of marijuana seized

Four men are in custody after 29 pounds of marijuana were seized on Sunday afternoon.

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One dead, three injured in shootings

One man is dead and three people are in hospital after three separate shooting incidents on Sunday.

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Armed robber shot and wounded by Grand Bahama police

POLICE shot a suspected armed robber in the arm after a car chase in Grand Bahama on Wednesday night.

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American woman caught with marijuana on cruise ship

AN American woman from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs on Wednesday at the Prince George Wharf.

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Two men injured in shooting at Hunters

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a shooting incident early yesterday morning in Hunters that left two men in the Rand Memorial Hospital.

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Man dies in Pinewood sports bar shooting

POLICE have launched an island-wide search for two men they believe are responsible for the shooting death of a man over the weekend.

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Murder suspect dies in hospital after shootout with police

A MAN being held on double murder and firearm charges died in hospital on Sunday night after being shot by police the previous day.

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American drowns while diving off New Providence

AN AMERICAN visitor to the Bahamas drowned during a diving trip off New Providence on Saturday, police have reported.

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46 Haitian immigrants arrested in Exuma

FORTY SIX suspected Haitian illegal migrants are being transported to the Coral Harbour Base in south western New Providence by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force on Saturday.

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Grand Bahama police seize cocaine worth $525,000

POLICE in Grand Bahama seized drugs worth over $500,000 in two significant discoveries on Friday and arrested five residents in one of them.

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Man dies after being shot outside Pinewood Gardens sports bar

A MAN was fatally wounded after being shot outside a sports bar in Pinewood Gardens early on Saturday and police are hunting for the two suspects responsible.

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DEU seizes $500,000 worth of marijuana

POLICE seized more than $500,000 worth of marijuana on Thursday night during a special operation by the Drugs Enforcement Unit.

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Armed robbery suspect shot in leg by police

A MAN wanted by police for a series of armed robberies was shot in the leg during an “altercation” with officers yesterday morning.

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Confiscated brownies thought to contain marijuana

AN AMERICAN woman was allegedly caught with suspected marijuana brownies at the Treasure Cay Airport in Abaco over the weekend, police reported.

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Man in hospital after shootout with police officer

A MAN is in hospital after becoming involved in a shootout with a police officer in Nassau on Saturday night.

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Man shot dead in Flamingo Gardens

A MAN was shot dead in Flamingo Gardens on Friday night and police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect responsible.

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MailBoat employee caught by police with drugs at Potter's Cay

A MAILBOAT employee has been arrested after he was found in possession of a large amount of drugs at Potter's Cay Dock on Friday night.

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Three arrested after suspected marijuana found

OFFICERS attached to 'Operation Turf Sweep' seized packages of suspected marijuana and arrested three people at a residence in the Freeport area.

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Schoolgirl, 16, dies after being hit by rock on bus

A 16-year-old female Government High School student died after being “caught in the crossfire of young men throwing rocks” while on a bus.

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Hunt for three men after shooting

POLICE are searching for three men in connection with a shooting incident on Thursday.

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Man on bail shot dead as he entered restaurant

A MAN on bail for attempted murder was shot multiple times and killed on Wednesday night as he was entering a restaurant on West Street.

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Two arrested for cocaine and marijuana possession in Freeport

PACKAGES of cocaine and marijuana have been discovered at a home in Hearne Lane, Freeport, by Grand Bahama Police and two people arrested.

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Two men caught with 65 pounds of cocaine at airport

TWO MEN have been arrested following a major drug bust at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Wednesday night.

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Heavy equipment operator run over and killed at Blue Hills sports complex

A MAN died at the Blue Hills Sporting Complex on Wednesday after he was run over by the heavy equipment he was operating.

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Two men wanted after Cambridge Lane and West Street shooting death

TWO men are being hunted by police in New Providence after their suspected involvement in a shooting incident that left a man dead on Wednesday night.

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Police hunting for two suspects after armed robberies

POLICE are searching for two men responsible for committing an armed robbery over the weekend.

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Woman robbed at home by two men with a handgun

NEW Providence Police are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery on Saturday night at a woman's home.

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Boston man arrested for marijuana possession in Harbour Island

AN American man has been arrested for possession of dangerous drugs in Harbour Island over the weekend.

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Police seize drugs and ammunition

Police seized dangerous drugs and ammunition in separate incidents on Friday.

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Two men caught with cocaine in Bimini

TWO men found with a quantity of cocaine in Bimini on Wednesday night have been arrested by police.

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Police ask for public’s help in search for murder suspect

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating 35–year-old Tavares Roker of Daisy Lane, Garden Hills.

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Two men dead after overnight shooting incidents

POLICE are investigating two separate shooting incidents that left two men dead late on Tuesday night and early on Wednesday morning.

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Man dies after Fleming Street drive-by shooting

A MAN has died in hospital after a drive-by shooting in Fleming Street on Tuesday night and police are searching for the suspects responsible.

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Man held after being shot by police during shop breaking

Police shot and arrested one man and are searching for three others after a shop breaking incident.

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19 arrests in island-wide anti-crime operation

POLICE made 19 arrests, seized a firearm and recovered dangerous drugs in an island-wide anti-crime operation on Friday.

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Man sought after latest shooting

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in locating a male suspect in connection with a shooting that occurred on Tuesday.

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Warrant issued for man missing for appeal

A WARRANT of apprehension was issued by the Court of Appeal yesterday for a man who received 19 months for possession of marijuana in a re-sentencing hearing that was unlawfully done by a magistrate.

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Drugs found in diaper in Freeport bushes

GRAND Bahama police found a quantity of illegal drugs hidden in the most unlikely place - a discarded diaper in bushes in the Freeport area on Tuesday.

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Thieves steal car with baby inside

POLICE are on the hunt for the person or persons responsible for stealing a Honda Terino late Sunday night with a six-month-old baby strapped in the backseat.

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Man dead, two injured in Freeport shootings

A MAN was shot dead and two others are in hospital following two separate shooting incidents in Freeport over the weekend.

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Police investigate after man dies from wound to his body

POLICE in New Providence are looking into the circumstances that led to a man dying in hospital after being found on Wulff Road, near East Street with a wound in his body.

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Six arrested in swoops on nightclubs

A special operation, led by officers from the Selective Enforcement Team, intensified on the weekend with the arrest of six persons for various criminal offences and the closure of several clubs for business and liquor licence violations.

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Man dies in midnight Freeport shooting

ONE MAN has died and two others are in serious condition in the Rand Memorial Hospital after two overnight shooting incidents in Grand Bahama, police have reported.

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Man dies in Adelaide Road crash

A 37-year-old man became the country’s latest traffic fatality after he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into another car Sunday night.

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UPDATED: Man stabbed to death during argument

A 35-year-old man became the country’s latest murder victim when he was stabbed multiple times during an argument with another man Saturday night.

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Hunt for suspects after Madeira Street stabbing

Police are searching for suspects after a man was stabbed on Madeira Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Police statistics: 2015 saw highest traffic deaths total in over five years

A total of 55 people died as the result of traffic accidents in 2015, the most in a year since 2009 when 56 people were killed, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) statistics.

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UPDATED: Man found dead in home, second victim shot

POLICE discovered the dead body of a man who was being electronically monitored with bruises about the neck in a house in the Shirley Street area yesterday.

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Child pornography accounts for 9% of all cyber crimes

THERE were 118 reported cases of cyber crime in the country in 2015, nearly 25 per cent of which were comprised of child pornography matters and online threats combined, according to data contained in the latest police crime statistics.

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UPDATED: Dead man's 'badly burned' body found in Abaco

A MAN’s burnt body was found in bushes in Abaco late Tuesday night, marking that island’s first homicide for the year.

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Man shot dead on West Bay Street

A MAN was shot dead on West Bay Street late Wednesday night, police said.

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UPDATED: Police find further $2m of cocaine on seized boat

POLICE seized nearly $2m worth of cocaine from a boat in Inagua Sunday afternoon two weeks after they first discovered $20,000 worth of cocaine in the same vessel.

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UPDATED: FATHER OF TWO IS SHOT DEAD AFTER ARGUMENT

POLICE are investigating the death of a 31-year-old father of two who was killed at Irish Springs Close off John Chipman Street on Saturday.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead on Mount Royal Avenue

POLICE are investigating the murder of a young forklift operator at Mount Royal Avenue early on Friday morning.

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20 arrested as hunt for escaped murderer goes on

POLICE arrested nearly 20 people between Wednesday and Thursday for “assisting and providing shelter” for convicted murderer Ormand Leon, according to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Leon Bethel.

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Murdered man’s body found in Bimini

THE partially decomposed body of a man was discovered in bushes in Bimini early yesterday morning.

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Police hunt murderer who escaped custody

AN ISLAND wide-manhunt was underway yesterday afternoon for a convicted murderer who escaped from custody on his way to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

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Filipino dies after electrocution on board ship

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the death of a Philippines crew member who was reported to have been electrocuted on board a foreign vessel on Tuesday morning.

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Police investigate sex attack on American tourist

AN American tourist was allegedly “sexually molested” by a Bahamian man, police said.

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Four men shot after altercation at club

Police are hunting for suspects after four men were shot early on Saturday morning.

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Gunmen kill two men in late night Yellow Elder Gardens attack

THREE people were killed in a single day on Tuesday in Nassau, with the latest murder involving a late night double fatal shooting.

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Bus passengers and pizza delivery man targeted in armed robbery spree

POLICE are on the hunt for two men who robbed several bus passengers and a pizza delivery man before taking officers on a high speed chase on Gladstone Road.

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Police probe apparent suicide in Mayaguana

POLICE in Mayaguana are investigating the apparent suicide of a man found dead in bushes in Betsy Bay on Monday.

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Man found dead in Churchill Subdivision

POLICE are investigating the death of a man who was found at his home at the Churchill Subdivision shortly after 5am on Tuesday.

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American in custody over indecent assault on cruise ship allegation

AN adult male United States visitor from Missouri has been taken into custody by the Royal Bahamas Police Force in connection with an alleged indecent assault of a female on Saturday morning.

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Airport employee arrested after cocaine find

POLICE arrested an adult male employee at the Lynden Pindling International Airport following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Friday.

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Man held after 57 pounds of marijuana found on mail boat

AN ADULT male from Exuma is in police custody after officers discovered more than 57 pounds of marijuana on a mail boat on Thursday morning.

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Police investigate crash that left one dead, five in hospital

POLICE are investigating an early morning three-car traffic collision that left one man dead and five other people in hospital on Sunday.

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Man in hospital after shootout with police

A MAN is in serious condition in hospital after he was shot by police late Sunday night.

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Bravery by police officer as he foils robbery

AN “act of bravery” by a police officer who “jumped into action and foiled an armed robbery” resulted in two armed men being shot and taken into custody on Sunday, the Royal Bahamas Police Force said.

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One in custody, search for four others over robbery and assault of pastor

POLICE have one man in custody and are searching for four others in connection with the armed robbery and assault of Pastor Rex Major on Thursday morning.

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Man shot in front of his Yellow Elder Gardens home

POLICE are on the hunt for the occupants of a gold Honda Accord who shot a man early on Thursday morning in front of his home in Yellow Elder Gardens.

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Five arrests in connection with 'major drug trafficking ring'

POLICE arrested five people early on Thursday morning who they believe to be members of a “major drug trafficking ring”.

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Police hunt armed robbery suspects

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in locating three suspects responsible for two armed robberies that occurred on January 14.

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Hunt for gunmen who terrorised Pastor Rex Major and family at home

POLICE are looking for five gunmen who reportedly broke into the home Pastor Rex Major this morning and terrorized his family.

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Policeman held for sex attack

A POLICE constable was taken into custody yesterday afternoon in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a minor female, The Tribune understands.

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ARMED ROBBER BEATEN UNCONSCIOUS IN FAILED RAID ON FREEPORT BAR

AN armed robber was beaten unconscious after attempting to rob a local bar in Freeport early Saturday morning.

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Man arrested, AK 47 assault rifle seized, after shooting incident

A man with an AK-47 assault rifle was arrested by police after a shooting incident in Montell Heights on Monday afternoon.

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Man in hospital after Ida Street shooting

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot on Ida Street on Sunday night.

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Man shot in his car on Pinewood Drive

A man is in hospital after he was shot in his car late on Saturday night.

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Man arrested in connection with alleged rape on Cat Island

POLICE arrested a 30-year-old man on Thurday afternoon in connection with an alleged sexual assault and rape in Cat Island.

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Police officer and marine accused of raping woman

A POLICE constable and a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine were taken into custody yesterday afternoon in connection with the alleged rape and abduction of a woman.

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Man held after rape attack on US tourist

POLICE have a 26-year-old man in custody in connection with the alleged rape of an American tourist over the weekend.

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Two dead, nine fight for lives

TWO men are dead and nine other people are fighting for their lives in hospital after a spree of shooting incidents in the capital over the New Year’s holiday weekend.

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Man shot in Grand Bahama

A MAN who was shot in Grand Bahama on New Year’s Day was treated and discharged by doctors at the Rand Memorial Hospital, according to police.

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Police in Exuma make major drug seizure

Twenty pounds of marijuana were seized by police in Exuma on Saturday afternoon.

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One dead, four injured after shootings

THE Bahamas recorded its first murder of the new year just 26 hours into 2016 when a man was shot dead outside a bar in Nassau. Police report that four others are in hospital after three separate shooting incidents over Friday night and early Saturday morning.

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Four in hospital after New Year shootings

THREE MEN and a woman are in hospital after several shooting incidents in New Providence on New Year's Eve and early New Year's Day. Police are hunting suspects in all three incidents.

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UPDATED: Man dies in New Year's Eve shooting

POLICE have identified the country's latest murder victim as 38-year-old Jermaine Ferguson, of  Golden Palms Estates.

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Police investigate robbery by men with a machete in Abaco

POLICE in Abaco are searching for two men who they want to question in connection with a violent robbery early on New Year's Eve.

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Man hunted by police over stabbing hands himself in

THE man authorities were searching for in connection with a stabbing death at Yellow Elder Gardens early Tuesday morning turned himself into police yesterday, Chief Superintendent Paul Rolle confirmed.

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Murder victims named

POLICE have released the identities of some of the country’s latest murder victims.

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Brother-in-law hunted after fatal stabbing

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stabbed his brother-in-law early yesterday morning during an argument that is believed to have started over “food.”

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Woman arrested over shooting that left one dead, three injured

POLICE arrested a woman yesterday morning in connection with a shooting incident that left one man dead and three persons in hospital on Sunday.

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Man, 20, stabbed to death in Yellow Elder Gardens after argument over food

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who stabbed his brother-in-law early on Tuesday morning during an argument allegedly over "food".

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Three die in holiday murders

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in finding a woman and a man believed to be responsible for fatally shooting a man and leaving three other victims in hospital.

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Three killed in traffic accidents over holiday

POLICE are investigating three traffic related deaths that occurred during the holiday weekend.

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Two men shot dead, woman turns herself in to police

TWO MEN died in separate shooting incidents on Sunday night and early Monday in New Providence, with a woman turning herself in to police in connection with the first case.

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Police search for man who shot at officers during high-speed chase

POLICE are searching for Philano Rashad Williams, 27, of Alexander Drive, Sunset Park, who shot at police during a high-speed chase in New Providence on Sunday.

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Two dead after crash on JFK Drive, fisherman missing off Eleuthera

TWO MEN are dead after a car crash on JFK Drive, New Providence, early on Sunday morning while a search continues for a fisherman missing off Eleuthera since Saturday morning.

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Dead man found hanging at West Bay Street resort

POLICE are investigating the potential Christmas night suicide of a man at a resort on West Bay Street.

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Man dies in Christmas Day traffic accident on Shirley Street

POLICE are investigating a Christmas Day traffic accident in downtown Nassau that has left a man dead.

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Man, 32, in hospital after Grand Bahama stabbing

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 32-year-old man from Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, in hospital on Christmas Day with serious wounds.

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$10,000 secures release for two men over drugs possession

TWO MEN who recently pleaded guilty to possession of 100 pounds of marijuana have been released from custody after each paid $10,000 to the Magistrates Court on Thursday.

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American in custody over huge Bimini drugs seizure

AN AMERICAN man was remanded to prison on Christmas Eve after he was charged in connection with the seizure this week of more than 1,400 pounds of cocaine in Bimini.

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Man in custody after allegedly daring police to arrest him

A 21-year-old Freeport, Grand Bahama, man was arrested yesterday afternoon after he allegedly posted a video on Facebook showing him brandishing an illegal firearm and daring police to arrest him.

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Victim's relative held for hit-and-run on suspected killer after man is shot dead

A 30-year-old man was shot multiple times as he stood outside a home on John Chipman Street and later died in hospital on Saturday night.

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Bus passenger foils armed robber as police investigate 11 weekend incidents

AN ATTEMPT by an armed man to rob a fellow passenger on a public service bus in the area of Balfour Avenue and Minnie Street late on Friday afternoon was foiled after a struggle and the gun turned over to police. It was one of 11 armed robberies in New Providence reported by police over a 36-hour period from Friday evening to Sunday morning.

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19-year-old man seriously wounded in Freeport shooting

POLICE in Grand Bahama are following "significant leads" as they investigate a shooting incident on Monday evening that has left a 19-year-old man serious injured in hospital.

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UPDATED: Three teens arrested in connection with student stabbing death

POLICE arrested three teenage boys yesterday in connection with the stabbing death of a 12th grade male student of Doris Johnson Senior High School on Wednesday.

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Two men in hospital after shooting

POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that left two men in hospital Tuesday night. According to reports, shortly after 6pm, two men were walking on Fowler Street off East Street, when they were both shot.

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BREAKING NEWS: Student dies after stabbing

POLICE are investigating the fatal stabbing of a male student who was attacked on Prince Charles Drive.

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Man found dead after car crash

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was found slumped over in his car after crashing into another vehicle yesterday morning.

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Jet ski operator arrested over sex attack

POLICE arrested a Jet Ski operator over the weekend in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a female visitor.

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Police investigate after skeletal remains found

POLICE in Abaco are investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains near the SC Bootle Highway.

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11 Jamaicans suspected of prostitution arrested at night club

ELEVEN Jamaican women were arrested by police in the early hours of Saturday suspected of solicitation for prostitution at a New Providence nightclub and for being in breach of the Immigration Act.

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Student stabbed in fight over video game

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck during an argument at C R Walker Senior High School early yesterday morning.

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Gunshots leave man dead in Grand Bahama

A MAN was shot dead in Grand Bahama yesterday evening pushing the country’s murder count to 137 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Man in hospital after shooting

A MAN is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds after being fired at by two men in a burgundy Honda Accord on Thursday evening.

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Father-of-two is beaten to death with a pipe

A 32-year-old father of two died in hospital yesterday hours after he was beaten in the head with a pipe during an argument early yesterday morning, relatives told The Tribune.

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Police hunt four men who shot at officers during high-speed chase

POLICE are on the hunt for four men who escaped on foot after shooting at officers during a high-speed chase early in New Providence on Sunday morning.

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Three men arrested in marijuana bust

DRUG Enforcement officers have dealt another major blow to drug traffickers in the Bahamas following the arrest of three men and the seizure of 195lbs of marijuana on Friday night.

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Jamaican women arrested over alleged prostitution

Three Jamaican women allegedly involved in prostitution were apprehended by authorities at an apartment complex in Grand Bahama this week.

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Police questioning man over Eight Mile Rock murder

A MAN is in custody assisting police with their investigation into Grand Bahama’s latest homicide that occurred in Eight Mile Rock on Friday.

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‘Come home’ plea to murder victim

MOMENTS after gunshots rang out in the Elizabeth Estates subdivision on Friday night, the mother of the country’s 132nd murder victim sent him a voice message saying: “Please come home, I hear gunshots in the area.”

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UPDATE: Three men die in separate shooting and stabbing incidents

THE murder toll in the Bahamas in 2015, already at record annual levels, has risen further with three killings in three separate incidents in 20 hours between Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

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AUTISTIC MAN WAS VICTIM OF DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

POLICE are asking for the public’s help in locating the persons responsible for killing an autistic man and seriously injuring another man in a drive by shooting Wednesday night.

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Two dead in Freeport traffic accident

POLICE are reporting that a man and woman died on Thursday night in a serious traffic accident in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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Murder total hits new record

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a 17-year-old youth on the weekend, which pushed the country’s murder toll to a record breaking 128 for the year.

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Search for suspect after man shot on Carew Street

Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot on Carew Street on Friday night.

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Murder total reaches 127

THE country recorded two more murders on Monday when a man, who was shot last week, died in hospital and another man was shot multiple times and killed while walking off West Bay Street.

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Man shot dead on West Bay Street

POLICE were called to the scene of an early morning shooting death in the area of West Bay Street.

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Police hunt for suspects in three armed robberies

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspects responsible for three armed robberies on Friday.

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Three in hospital after drive-by shooting

THREE MEN are fighting for their lives after they were shot in a drive-by shooting in Fox Hill late Thursday night.

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Police hunt for robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind two recent armed robberies in New Providence.

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Son of PLP chairman is robbed by armed men

OBIE Roberts said he threw his hands up and told three robbers to take whatever they wanted as he was held at gunpoint outside of his friend’s house in Dannottage Estates on Tuesday night.

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Two killed in shootings hours apart

TWO men were killed in two separate shootings on Wednesday, which occurred less than 12 hours apart.

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More than 2,000 pounds of marijuana seized by police

FOUR men are in police custody after being detained following the seizure of 62 bales of what is suspected to be marijuana in the area of South Andros on Saturday.

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Four held after major drug bust

Four people are in custody after a major drug bust in South Andros.

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Hunt for suspects after two shootings on Friday night

Police are looking for suspects after two more shootings on Friday night.

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Canadian tourist killed in garbage truck accident is named

THE Canadian tourist killed in a traffic accident on Baha Mar Boulevard on Monday has been identified as 43–year-old Rong Gu, of New Market, Ontario.

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Tourist dies after being hit by garbage truck

A Canadian tourist became the country’s latest traffic fatality, after he was struck by a garbage truck and dragged several feet while attempting to cross the street, yesterday afternoon.

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Murder victims named

POLICE have officially identified the country’s latest homicide victims who were shot and killed on Saturday in separate incidents.

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Weekend shootings bring murder total for the year to 121

TWO weekend homicides have brought the murder total for the year to 121, just two murders shy of last year’s tally.

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Hunt for suspect after man shot outside nightclub

Police are hunting for a suspect after a man was shot outside a nightclub early on Saturday morning.

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Series of shootings leave six in hospital

POLICE in New Providence have one man in custody and are searching for several other male suspects in four separate shooting incidents which left victims in hospital.

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82-YEAR-OLD WOMAN STABBED IN HER HOME

AN 82-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she was stabbed multiple times with a screwdriver during a home invasion in Harbour Island early on Monday morning.

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Two murders since Friday take year’s total to 116

A 25-year-old man was stoned to death early Saturday morning in a shanty town off Gamble Heights, hours after a security officer was shot multiple times and killed off Shirley Street.

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Woman killed after domestic dispute

A woman was discovered brutally murdered following a domestic dispute at an apartment in the Freeport area early Wednesday morning.

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Hunt for suspect after man shot dead

POLICE are on the hunt for a suspect responsible for a shooting incident that left one man dead late Tuesday night.

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Search for suspects after two shootings

Police are searching for suspects after two shootings in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Man suspected of murder is arrested

POLICE have arrested a man suspected of murder and four people for drug possession in separate incidents.

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Two men arrested after suspected marijuana finds

GRAND Bahama Police have made two separate drug arrests this week.

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Four gunmen kill man outside his Eneas Street home

TWO men were shot and killed in two separate incidents over the weekend, taking the country’s murder count to 110 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records. The latest homicide took place shortly after 1pm on Sunday off Eneas Street. It marked the third homicide in three days in the capital.

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Arrest after man injured in alleged machete attack

A 22-year-old Grand Bahama man was arrested after he allegedly attacked another man with a machete on Saturday.

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Man dies after shooting outside nightclub

Police are searching for suspects after a man died following a shooting early on Saturday morning.

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Man found dead at police station

A FORMER police officer was found dead in Nassau’s Central Police Station yesterday morning, hours after he was arrested for questioning in reference to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.