New Corrections Commissioner to be appointed soon

Dames: So far eight Bahamian applicants were shortlisted   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In just a matter of weeks, a new commissioner will be appointed to head the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services. So far, eight Bahamian applicants have been shortlisted for the post, but interviews are still ongoing, revealed Minister of National Security Marvin Dames […]

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Teacher allegedly attacked by student at CV Bethel

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police were summoned to the C.V. Bethel Senior High School campus on Monday, after an argument between a male teacher and a male student escalated and allegedly turned violent, resulting in the teacher being rushed to hospital for medical attention. Belinda Wilson, President of The Bahamas Union of Teachers confirmed to Eyewitness […]

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GB police investigate shooting, stabbing incident; two hospitalized

GRAND BAHAMA – Police in the nation’s second city are investigating a shooting and a stabbing incident, which has left two men hospitalized and in serious condition. According to police reports, on Sunday, January 20, shortly after 1:00 p.m., two males were at a residence on Adventurers Way, when an altercation occurred that resulted in […]

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Police recover illegal firearm and ammunition, male in custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police recovered an illegal firearm from the streets of New Providence on Saturday. According to police reports, shortly after 10:30 p.m., Flying Squad Officers and Officers of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, acting on information, conducted a search of a male who was on the outside of a local bar on East […]

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Suspected drugs, pistol, ammo and cash recovered by police in Harbour Is. home

ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – According to police reports, shortly after 7:00 a.m. on  Friday, January 18,  Eleuthera Division Officers conducted a search of a home at Grant Street, Harbour Island and recovered three packages of suspected marijuana, weighing 1.5 lbs., a .40 pistol, three rounds of ammunition and $5,295.00 cash, suspected of being the proceeds of […]

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Police recover unlicensed shotgun and ammo in Haitian shanty town

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An adult male was taken into custody and is expected to be formally charged before a magistrate court this week, after police found a gun and ammunition in his home, located in a shanty town Haitian community on Sea Breeze Lane. According to police reports, shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Friday, January […]

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Woman robbed in parking lot of strip mall on Madeira Street

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on the Island of New Providence are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery which occurred last Thursday, January 17. According to police reports, shortly after noon, a female was walking in the parking lot of a strip mall on Madeira Street, when she was approached by two men, […]

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Police foil drug operation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Five adult males are expected to appear before the court sometime this week, after they were arrested for the alleged possession of dangerous drugs during an anti-crime operation dubbed, “Steady the Land”. The Operation was conducted throughout New Providence on Thursday, January 17. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m. on […]

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Firearm recovered, wanted man arrested in GB

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – Reports are that on Thursday, January 18, shortly before 3:00 p.m., traffic police, while in the Downtown area, observed a gray 2011 Infiniti vehicle that was parked unattended with the engine running in the street. While an officer made the necessary check of the vehicle, a male exited a restaurant, entered […]

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JCNP has found no evidence of tampering

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) was still probing in conjunction with authorities claims of alleged bribery of judges in the most recent Junkanoo parades, JCNP President Silbert Ferguson said yesterday that following interviews with numerous judges, authorities have yet to uncover any evidence of tampering. He said the JCNP […]

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Dames dismisses security concerns at prison following escape

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A prisoner escaped the Department of Correctional Services over the weekend, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames confirmed outside of Cabinet yesterday. Although the minister said the inmate was captured and returned to the facility “almost immediately” after the incident on Saturday, it remains unclear how the prisoner was able to escape […]

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Family of missing Marvin Pratt still holding out hope

Mother has since visited morgue, flyers distributed   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family members of 40-year-old Marvin Pratt are still holding on to hope. They believe that their missing relative is still alive, and they are still holding firm to their allegations that members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force arrested Pratt last month and […]

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