CRIME DOWN: Overall crime down by two percent; murders trending upward when compared to 2020

87 murders recorded in the first nine months of 2021 Retaliation and conflict are most common motives for murders NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Overall crime decreased by two percent between January and September this year when compared to the same period in 2020, according to statistics released by Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle yesterday. During a […]

‘HOW YOU RAISE YOUR CHILDREN’: Govt’s anti-crime focus is ‘stopping people from becoming criminals’

National security minister dismisses suggestions that late curfew provides opportunity for crime “The fact of the matter is crime is a function of poor socialization” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe said yesterday that as the government seeks to address crime, its efforts center around root causes and “how you raise your […]

Police arrest three in suspected armed robbery

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery and recovered two unlicensed firearms yesterday. According to reports, officers received information that a woman was being accosted by three men outside a business establishment on Tonique Darling Highway sometime after 2pm. The suspects were reportedly armed with handguns and robbed the […]

Man shot dead in front of home off East Street

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot and killed shortly after 8pm on Saturday, at a home on Odle Corner off East Street, according to police. The man has been identified by family members as 34-year-old Gerveaise Anderson Superintendent Synbrina Potter from the Criminal Investigations Department said officers received reports of gunshots in the area […]

Man shot and killed in Seabreeze

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man believed to be in his early 20s was shot and killed in the Seabreeze area shortly before midnight on Wednesday, according to police. Superintendent Michael Johnson from the Central Investigation Department said officers responded to reports of gunshots being heard in the area. When officers arrived on the scene, they […]

Two men found dead in separate incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man believed to be in his 50s was found dead in a warehouse behind a liquor store off First Street, Coconut Grove, late Monday night. Details remained sketchy up to press time, but police officials said the discovery was made around 11pm. The victim’s identity has not been officially released, but […]

AN EYE FOR AN EYE: Former MP says death penalty the “only remedy” for spate of killings

Miller says people resort to street justice because courts “won’t do a damn thing” “This country ain’t gonna never get any better unless they get the guts to do what the law says” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Speaking to Eyewitness News after being followed and robbed of $2,700 yesterday, former Cabinet Minister Leslie Miller yesterday once […]

Five murders over Independence holiday weekend

COP reveals several men to be arraigned for high-profile murders 25 -year-old man to be charged for December 3, 2018, killings of George Deveaux & Ashley Hilton at Sandilands and the June 29, 2019 murder of Ian Porter aka Irey and Raymond Adderley NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After a long holiday weekend, police have reported a […]