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 […]

New Fire Services Unit recruits promote safety

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – New recruits of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Fire Services Unit spent Wednesday conducting community walkabouts throughout New Providence in an effort to distribute a number of educational pamphlets which outlined best practices to avoid fire hazards during the holiday season. Kenya Culmer, Sergeant in charge of fire prevention told Eyewitness […]

RBDF arrest more Dominican poachers on Monday

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) officers on Monday arrested another group of Dominican fishermen who were found poaching in Bahamian waters. Monday’s apprehension came on the heels of an arrest and charge that was made last week. According to reports, two small Dominican go-fast boats were apprehended around 11a.m. on Monday just […]

Over $12 million worth of marijuana seized for the year

Several multimillion-dollar drug busts made recently NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With just over two weeks remaining in the year, drug interdiction operations across The Bahamas to date have resulted in the seizure of more than 12,500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of over $12.42 million, according to Eyewitness News Online’s analysis of reported seizures […]

Five men in custody for last week’s double murders

Another man arrested in connection with Tuesday’s murder   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Authorities have arrested three men in connection with the double murder of Ashlee Sarah Hilton, 30, and George Deveaux, 33, which occurred last Monday at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre on Fox Hill Road South, according to Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash. He confirmed that another […]

Dames congratulates Department of Correctional Services graduates

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames recently lauded the 100 Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS) and congratulated them on successfully completing their respective Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) training courses. “Trainees, the fact that you are here today to receive a certificate for the successful completion of 10 weeks of […]

US donates over $430,000 in equipment to RBPF

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames and United States (U.S.) Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers took part in the official handover ceremony of more than $430,000 in equipment and gear to the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) at the Police College, on December 6. According to the Embassy, the donation was made possible […]