Two-year-old gunshot victim in urgent need of blood

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The family of a two-year-old girl are appealing for blood donations after the toddler was critically injured during a shooting incident in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera. Police have arrested two men suspected to be involved in the shooting at Baby Johnson Road on Saturday. The little girl has been identified as DaNyla Roberts, […]

Man, 22, in custody over triple shooting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have in their custody a 22-year-old man assisting with investigations into a triple shooting on Belville Circle, Bel Air Estates, last week. Two victims from the shooting – including a 10-year-old girl – have succumbed to their injuries, while the third remains in stable condition. According to reports, a group of […]

10-year-old succumbs to shooting injuries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 10-year-old girl who was shot during a drive-by shooting last week has passed away in hospital this morning, according to police. Lorencia Simmons Walkes was among a group of people hanging out in front of a home at Belville Close off Iguana Way on May 29. According to reports, three men […]

Man killed hours ahead of emergency partial shutdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man was shot and killed while standing outside a home in Stapledon Gardens just hours before a nationwide partial shutdown came into force, police said. According to reports, three men were gathered on Albatross Road shortly after 3am when a silver vehicle pulled up. Police said a man exited the vehicle […]

Murder count rises to 85

A man was killed in a shooting incident shortly before 3 p.m. today in Gamble Heights off Baillou Hill Road, police said.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are still unknown. Police said the man was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  The matter follows another killing, shortly after 10 p.m. last night […]

Murders down 26 percent in Q1

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Murders for the first quarter of 2019 remain down by 26 percent compared to the same period last year, according to an analysis of Eyewitness New Online’s records. There have been 19 murders in The Bahamas for 2019. Twenty-six murders were recorded between January 1, 2018 and March 31, 2018. A closer […]

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 […]

Police investigate shooting incident on Boatswain Hill Road

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the persons responsible for a shooting incident which has left a woman in hospital. According to police reports, shortly after 7:00a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 the woman was standing at the rear of a vehicle in front of […]

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 […]

Govt. eyeing increased security at public schools

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said the government has to consider introducing “technological, innovative” changes within the public-school system to increase safety and security in the wake of a fatal stabbing of a T.A. Thompson student last week. “I have had any number of conversations with the minister of education,” Dames […]

Teen boy charged in Nassau Village killing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A teenager faced a magistrate Monday on two separate charges in connection with a shooting incident which unfolded in Nassau Village in October 2018. Prosecutors allege that Deshawn Hart, 18,  is responsible for the shooting death of Ricaro Mallory Bullard, 24, on October 5, 2018. The victim, police said, was shot dead […]

Police seek help in locating missing juvenile

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital are seeking the public’s help in locating a juvenile female who has been reported missing by family members. Missing is 15-year-old Raven Rolle of Zion Boulevard, South Beach. Raven is described as being 5” 4’ to 5” 6’ tall, medium build with a brown complexion. Anyone knowing the […]

10 foreign nationals charged with various offenses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two Colombians and one Haitian were arraigned in the Freeport magistrate’s court #2 before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson on March 29, 2019. Gary Alexander Paez Manotas and Diana Mireya Quintero Briceno were arrested on March 28, 2019 in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The duo was charged with Overstaying and both were fined $3,000 each […]

Murders down 28%

Most murders recorded in June, 79 recorded in NP With less than two weeks left in 2018, murders have decreased 28 percent compared to the previous year, and are on par to remain under the triple digits for the first time in the last eight years, according to Eyewitness News Online’s records. Up to this […]

Woman robbed and sexually assaulted

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – Police in New Providence are investigating an armed robbery and sexual assault which occurred on Saturday. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m., an armed man entered a home  in the Eastern district of New Providence and held a female at bay. The armed man robbed the woman of cash then […]