Nassau man wanted for GB murder

Officers of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) in Grand Bahama need your help locating Valentino Auston Pratt, 22,  also known as T-boy. Pratt is wanted for questioning in connection with murder. The Nassau resident is described as standing between 6’1 – 6’2″ inches tall, is of dark brown complexion and slim build. His last known […]

Charred remains discovered in burned building

Investigators from the Central Detective Unit (CDU) are today investigating the discovery of charred remains, found amongst the rubble of a building that burned down in Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama. Officers attached to Grand Bahama Fire Services told Eyewitness News that they responded to a fire at a single story wooden structure around 1 o’clock […]

PM announces investigation into BPL

An investigation has been ordered into Bahamas Power and Light (BPL), according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. The investigation, which was announced during a Cabinet tour of the Grand Lucaya Resort on Grand Bahama yesterday, follows a string of allegations that have come to light over the past week weeks concerning operations at the […]

Police shoot suspect in ‘high speed chase’

Police shot and injured a man Saturday night during a ‘high speed’ chase moments after the suspect crashed into a utility pole on Prince Charles Drive. The drama unfolded shortly after 9:00 p.m. after police say they were alerted to a suspicious vehicle from a concerned resident in Eastern New Providence. Officers, on patrol in […]

Active nation-wide hunt for 6 most wanted

“Revolving bail door poses threat”   Six of the country’s most dangerous men are actively being pursued in a nation-wide man hunt, police said at its East Street headquarters Monday. The men are all wanted in connection with the 18 murders currently on record. The intensified search, police said, is part of the Royal Bahamas […]

Ablaze again!

83 displaced, 30-40 structures destroyed by Mudd fire Just five weeks after a fire that destroyed more than 50 homes, The Mudd settlement in Central Abaco was once again devastated by a fire resulting in some 83 displaced residents and an estimated 30-40 incinerated structures. “It’s very unfortunate and a bit of a shock that […]

Man wanted for questioning in murder

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for questioning in connection with an ongoing murder investigation. Eighteen-year-old Ramero Rolle is described as 5’6″ to 5’8″ tall, dark brown complexion and slim build. Anyone with information of Rolle’s whereabouts is asked to contact the police anonymously at 911 or 919 or […]

RBDF to investigate Haitian sloop landing

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is currently enhancing its detection, tracking and interdiction capabilities according to RBDF Commodore, Telis Bethel, who expressed concern for the recent landing of a Haitian Sloop in the capital on Friday. Last week, Royal Bahamas Police Force officers patrolling the Marshall Road area discovered three undocumented Haitian nationals walking […]

Opposition Out!

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, suspended all opposition members for at least two sittings of Parliament during, what members deemed, an extraordinary session Wednesday morning. This followed a vote to singularly suspend Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, who was named and suspended last week. Cat Island, Rum Cay and Salvador MP, Philip ‘Brave’ Davis; Exumas and […]

Court rules in deported Haitian’s favour

Jean Rony Jean-Charles tearfully embraced his family for the first time in months, moments after he was released from custody pending the outcome of the government’s stay application. After approximately 45 minutes of arguments before Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hilton, legal counsel for the government agreed that Jean-Charles would also not be deported while a […]

Investigation convened in police conduct over viral video

Police have launched an official  investigation into the circumstances surrounding a video circulating on social media. The video that went viral over the weekend  showcases police officers interacting with a male suspect. It has since caught the attention of Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ferguson, who has formally directed the deputy commissioner, to convene an investigation. The […]