Daughters of slain RBDF Officer says father’s death is a ‘drastic’ loss

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The daughters of slain Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Officer, Philip Perpall, on Monday choked back tears as they struggled to come to grips with the untimely demise of their father, who was shot early Sunday morning while on duty at Government House. “This is a drastic loss,” said Perpall’s daughter, Michaela […]

RBDF Officer shot to death at Government House

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Philip Perpall,52, a veteran Officer of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) was shot and killed early Sunday morning while on duty at Government House. Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling was not at Government House when Sunday’s shooting occurred, police told the media yesterday. According to police, Perpall, an RBDF […]

Traffic fatality recorded on JFK Drive

Traffic cop reminds drivers to be cautious and avoid distraction NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Just moments after the country’s 18th traffic fatality occurred on John F. Kennedy Drive on Thursday morning, Superintendent of police Mareno Hinds warned drivers to be cautious and avoid distraction while behind the wheel. “We always advise our drivers, particularly on this […]

Slowed murder rate attributed to enhanced policing 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – Enhanced policing strategies and greater manpower management was attributed yesterday to the 26 percent decline in murders for the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2018. Referencing Police Commissioner’s Anthony Ferguson’s review of the police force’s crime strategies for 2018 and the policing plan for 2019, Cash […]

Police investigating sudden death of juvenile at Carmichael Road shopping plaza

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a juvenile male on Saturday, April 6, 2019. According to police reports, Officers were called to a Shopping Plaza on Carmichael Road, shortly after 3:00p.m. on Saturday, after receiving reports that a 15-year-old juvenile male collapsed. The child was […]

Man charged with traffic death fined $10,500

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Twenty five-year-old Hartman Rolle Jr. of St. Alban’s Drive appeared before Magistrate Kara Deveaux-Turnquest on Tuesday, charged with killing in the course of dangerous driving, driving while not covered by third party insurance, and driving without a valid driver’s license. As a power outage impacted court proceedings on Tuesday and the standby […]

Three charged in separate traffic death incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Shauna Smith, 22, appeared before magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux on Monday, in connection with the February 25th accident that left a woman dead and man in serious condition in hospital. Smith was charged with killing during the course of dangerous driving, failing to remain on the scene of an accident, driving without insurance and […]