Man killed on the job

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A 38 year old man , who is an employee at an  aviation center, was shot and killed by another man shortly after 6 a.m Sunday. The 25 year old suspect is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation. According to police, the victim upon arrival to work was approached and subsequently […]

Men on Jet Ski rob business

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Police are searching for two (2) male suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday 15th June, 2024. Preliminary reports indicate that shortly after 5:00 p.m., two males, operating a jet ski, arrived at a business establishment docked at East Bay Street. It is reported that one of the males […]

Jaws of life used to extract traffic victim

NASSAU, BAHAMAS-Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left one male dead. The incident reportedly occurred around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday 15th June, 2024, on S.C. Bootle Highway in Treasure Cay and involved two (2) vehicles: a white Ford F-250 with a single male occupant and a white Suzuki Carry with two […]

Sibling row turns deadly

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A man is dead and his older brother in police custody following a dispute  that began while the pair were driving in a vehicle Saturday afternoon. According to Press Liaison Officer Chrislynn Skippings shortly before 3 p.m the brothers were driving in a silver Nissan Note at the intersection of Carmichael Road and […]

DRUG COURT: Four men, including prison officer, arraigned on drug charges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Four men were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court on two separate drug-related matters, including a prison officer. Prison Officer Herman Major was charged with possession of dangerous drugs and taking prohibited articles into a correctional facility. Prosecutors alleged that on the day in question, Major attempted to smuggle in 5 3/4 ounces […]

TIMES UP: RBPF Operation Cease Fire to intensify

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police have hailed Operation Cease Fire as a “significant success” since its launch, with more than 150 arrests for various matters and the recovery of multiple guns and dangerous drugs. During the first week of the operation, between April 3rd and April 9th, officers successfully arrested 93 people in relation to murder […]

DRUG HAUL: Three men arrested for possession of over $1.2m worth of suspected marijuana

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police seized 1,254lbs of suspected marijuana with an estimated street value of $1,254,000 in Coopers Town, Abaco, during a joint operation around 3pm on Sunday. According to reports, the Drug Enforcement Unit in a joint operation with OPBAT, US Coast Guard, Drug Enforcement Administration, Customs Boarder Protection and Police Marine Support Unit executed […]

Man wearing bullet proof vest shot dead by police

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man wearing a bulletproof vest was shot dead by police who were responding to a robbery early this morning. Police Press Liaison Superintendent Audley Peters said officers were alerted to an incident on Delancy Street and began canvassing the area shortly after 1 am. During their patrol of Hospital Lane, the […]

“WE TAKE CRIME SERIOUSLY”: PM & COP outline plans to tackle gang warfare

Majority of Illegal firearms traced to south Florida Deputy Commissioner says 8-10 gangs operating in New Providence NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the nation grapples with an unprecedented level of bloodshed, Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis and senior officials of law enforcement yesterday outlined plans to tackle the scourge of violence that has resulted in 44 […]

NOT ALL OF US: Bus drivers hit back on accusations of predatory behaviour rampant in the industry

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  United Public Transportation Company’s President Harrison Moxey yesterday sought to dismiss harmful generalisations concerning bus drivers and their alleged relationships with school-aged girls that he claims has negatively impacted the industry.  Moxey was responding to sentiments made by Senator Maxine Seymour during a debate on amendments to the National Heroes Awards Honours. […]

ROBBERY AT GUNPOINT: Fernander says authorities concerned about recent trend amid viral video of armed robbery

Surveillance footage shows man pleading for his life during armed robbery in Fox Hill NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Footage of a man being robbed at gunpoint by two men as he stood outside his Fox Hill home made the rounds on social media yesterday, sparking residents to express concern about armed robberies, gun violence and the […]

REPORT: Challenges in justice system and police force see few drug trafficking cases prosecuted in The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Challenges in cooperation between police and prosecutors and the lack of early involvement of prosecutors in criminal investigations has led to few drug trafficking cases being prosecuted in The Bahamas, according to a United States Department of State report. The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR), released this month, said: “Individuals charged […]