Obeah woman charged

A 37-year-old Haitian woman who was arrested on suspicion of obeah was charged in Magistrates Court yesterday with trespassing. Judith Alcime of Golden Isles, originally from Haiti, appeared before Magistrate Ambrose Ambrister on Monday. Police said Alcime, on Friday April 23, went to the home of Mary Taylor on Carmichael Road without her permission. After […]

Obeah woman to be charged

By Clint Watson Police have confirmed that the woman involved in an alleged obeah incident that went viral over the weekend, is expected to be arraigned before Magistrate’s Court today on charges of trespassing. The woman in the video was seen on the porch during the early morning hours in the dark reportedly attempting to […]

More drugs and weapon seized

Police officers on Exuma made a successful drug seizure in Harts Settlement over the weekend. Officers of the Exuma Division of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) said, acting on information, they went to a beach in Harts Settlement shortly after 2:00 p.m. Friday. The search, according to officers, uncovered a five-gallon bucket which, contained […]

More drugs off the streets

Police in Eleuthera and New Providence successfully seized a quantity of suspected marijuana and marijuana plants Thursday afternoon, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF). Report said after 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Eleuthera Division officers conducted a search of a home in Eleuthera Island Shores. Eleuthera police said upon searching the residence, they uncovered a […]

Suicide in gated community

A gated community in western New Providence was rocked by a suicide Wednesday night, police confirmed. According to reports, shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to a residence in Venetian West. Upon arrival, officers found the lifeless body of a female lying in bed with a plastic bag wrapped around her head. Paramedics […]

Corruption uncovered at correctional facility

A senior officer in the Bahamas Department of Corrections (BDOC) told Eyewitness News Wednesday that there is widespread corruption within the organization, as a multi-organization operation at the state run prison led to the discovery of illegal weapons and drugs. Bernardette Thompson-Murray, deputy commissioner of corrections, said that significant amounts of illegal contraband found at […]

Prison Raid

Deep rooted corruption at The Bahamas Department of Corrections (BDOC) is believed to behind the significant amount of illegal contraband found at the correctional facility Wednesday. A joint task force of officers from the Royal Bahamas Police and Defense Forces (RBDF) headed by Assistant Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander carried out operation “SIP”- Suppressing Incarcerated […]