Dominican poachers charged

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Four Dominican fishermen were charged before the courts on Friday, after being apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) in waters south of Great Inagua for poaching. In Friday’s hearing, Oneil Garcia, Ediberto Awduzar, Franklyn Carbera, and Jose Gomez, all appeared before Magistrate McKinney in court number one, and were charged […]

Police investigate latest murders: Stapledon Gardens, Malcolm Rd.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following what police have labeled as a “suspicious shooting incident” which unfolded in the quiet residential community of Stapledon Gardens on Friday night, authorities are actively looking for a male who is believed to have been involved in that incident which left another man dead. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton […]

Dames: 2019 will ring in a new regime in crime fighting

ShotSpotter, drones and other tech-savvy gadgets to be introduced   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With the start of 2019 just days away, Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security confirmed that government will officially sign off on a number of contracts which will make new tech-savvy gadgets available to the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) to assist […]

Dames: Police-involved shootings ‘hurt all parties involved’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – There have been nearly one dozen police-involved shootings recorded in 2018, and despite mounting public concern, National Security Minister Marvin Dames assured that in many instances, police officers are faced with challenging situations during as they continue to tackle crime. He also assured that due process is being followed as it relates […]

Arrested Dominican fishermen released

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney General Carl Bethel confirmed yesterday that seven Dominican fishermen who were apprehended earlier this week were released because there was no apparent crime to charge them with. According to reports issued by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, officers apprehended a group of Dominican fishermen for allegedly operating in Bahamian waters on […]

Two appear in court on separate murder charges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Franklyn Edgecombe,50, and Paul Adderley,26, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt on Thursday in the magistrate’s court on two separate murder charges. Edgecombe was charged with the murder of Rico Ricardo Archer, which occurred on December 11, 2018. According to police reports, Archer’s lifeless body was found in the Fort Fincastle area […]