Man 23 latest victim of gun violence

The man shot killed in the Kennedy Subdivision Tuesday night has been identified as 23-year-old Tarino Bevan White of Willow Tree Street . White, according to police, was sitting in a vehicle near a bar in the area, when he was approached by a group of men, one of them armed with a handgun. The […]

Murder count climbs overnight

Man shot in car, dies in hospital The murder count climbed again last night after a man was killed in what police said was gun violence in the southeastern district of New Providence. Police said the victim was sitting in his vehicle outside a bar in Kennedy Subdivision off Soldier Road, when he was approached […]

Man wanted for burglary & abduction

Police issued an all points bulletin (APB) yesterday for a man they say they want to question in connection with a recent burglary and abduction. The Central Detective Unit (CDU) said Ishmael Xavier Rashad McKenzie, 23, is of dark brown complexion, stands between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall. McKenzie, according […]

Man loses life in gun violence

A web shop was the scene of the country’s latest homicide which occurred on Friday morning at about 10 a.m.  Police said a man believed to be in his early 30’s got into an exchange of words with another customer in the Flowers web shop off East St. and Balfour Avenue, when one of the […]

Police involved shooting under active investigation

Another police shoot-out on the streets of New Providence has ended with the death of a man. Anthony Fowler became the 9th person for the year to die in a police-involved shooting. Police press liaison officer Superintendent Shanta Knowles said officers were on White’s Alley off Wulff Road in the midst of dealing with another matter, […]

Men face murder charges

Two men were brought before a judge Friday, charged in connection with one of the country’s latest murders. Alpheaus Smith, 23, and Tevin Johnson, 22, were charged with the murder of Andrew Ferguson on August 18. The two appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson Pratt and were not required to plead. They were sent to the Bahamas […]

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 […]