Rolle denies sexual harassment accusations

Rhodes Scholar says he’s the victim of “intimidation and retaliation”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamian former National Football League (NFL) player and Harvard neurosurgeon Myron Rolle said yesterday he is a victim of false accusations of sexual harassment perpetrated by American comedian and actress Amanda Seales, whom he claimed is seeking to retaliate and intimidate […]

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Police recover suspected marijuana in three separate incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital on Wednesday recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana in three separate incidents, and three men were taken into custody. In the first incident, shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, South Eastern Division Officers, assisted by K-9 Officers, conducted a search of three men and of the area where […]

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1 shot dead, 3 injured In Yellow Elder drive-by

A late night shooting incident in Yellow Elder Wednesday pushed the country’s murder count up another notch and has left three persons hospitalized, authorities confirmed. According to Solomon Cash, Chief Superintendent, Head of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) three males and one female were shot during the incident which unfolded on Lightbourne Avenue. “Shortly after […]

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Bahamian Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle accused of sexual harassment

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Popular American actress and comedian Amanda Seales has accused Bahamian former National Football League (NFL) player Myron Rolle, a Florida State University Rhodes Scholar and Harvard neurosurgeon, of sexual harassment. Seales, best known for her role as Tiffany Dubois on HBO’s ‘Insecure’, spoke about her alleged experience while on the “The Breakfast […]

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Police continue to investigate suspected suicide

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on the island of New Providence are continuing their investigations into an alleged suicide which occurred on Tuesday, February 19. According to police reports, shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, an adult male was discovered at his Malcolm Allotment apartment with injuries to his head. Paramedics were called to the scene; […]

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294 packages of suspected marijuana found in abandoned building

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police, with assistance from the public, recovered a considerable amount of Suspected marijuana on Tuesday, February 19. According to police reports, shortly before 10:00 a.m., Drug Enforcement Officers, acting on information, searched an abandoned building and property on John Road off Baillou Hill Road and recovered a white plastic bag containing 294 […]

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Mother happy son released from custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After spending three days in police custody to be questioned on allegations of rape, 31-year-old Emile Hepburn was not charged and was released last week. His mother, Tonya Woods, told Eyewitness News Online that she could not be happier. Hepburn turned himself into police after a composite sketch bearing his image was […]

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COP: Investigation launched to examine claims of police brutality

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of a father’s report that he was brutalized while in police custody over the weekend, Commissioner of Police (COP) Anthony Ferguson said an investigation has been launched by the Royal Bahamas Police Force to investigate such claims. Shavard Bain Sr. was taken into custody by officers of the Central […]

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Police continues investigation into missing Oban file

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – More than 10 months after authorities confirmed they were investigating the disappearance of a file on the controversial Oban Energies project, which reportedly went missing from the Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology(BEST) Commission, the Commissioner of Police confirmed yesterday that the investigation is still ongoing. “Let me say I think sometimes what people […]

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RBDF: Smuggling trends, patterns have changed

Releases strategy to address human smuggling through decentralization program   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The vessel used in the latest boating tragedy which saw the loss of 31 Haitian migrants earlier this month off mainland Abaco, is a classic example of how trends and patterns have changed when it comes to illegal migration, the Royal Bahamas […]

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Father of kidnapped boy alleges he was brutalized

Files complaint with RBPF’s Complaints and Corruption Unit   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The father of 3-year-old Shavard Bain Jr. who was kidnapped on Sunday and returned the next day has made an official complaint to the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Complaints and Corruption Unit, alleging police brutality. Sharvard Bain Sr., said that while offering information […]

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Immigration apprehends 23 foreign nationals over the weekend

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In its continued effort to crack down on persons who are residing in The Bahamas illegally, the Department of Immigration apprehended a total of 23 foreign nationals over the weekend in New Providence and on the island of Eleuthera. The Department of Immigration said a total of 11 Haitian nationals and one […]

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