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Drug arrests made on Grand Bahama and Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 10 September 2012 06:58

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- A 37 year old male is in police custody after officers from Operation Night Hawk arrested him for possession of Dangerous Drugs.

On Friday 7th September, 2012 around 11:45pm, officers from Operation Night Hawk, while on patrol in an area along East Sunrise Highway, observed a vehicle which lost control, hitting a nearby sidewalk.

Officers became suspicious and searched the vehicle and discovered a quantity of grassy like substance suspected to be marijuana and suspected marijuana seeds. The male driver of that vehicle was arrested.

Further investigation into this matter lead officers to the residence of the male driver in Fortune Bay, where they discovered a quantity of grassy like substance suspected to be marijuana and marijuana seeds.  Estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is 4.5 lbs.

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- On Saturday 8th September 2012, at 8:20pm while at the Marsh Harbor Police Station, Officers searched a male suspect and found a clear plastic wrap which contained a grassy substance suspected to be marijuana. The suspect was cautioned and taken into custody.

Investigations into these matters are continuing.

 
Illegal immigrants arrested on Castaway Cay in South Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Thursday, 06 September 2012 06:44

On Wednesday 5th September 2012, around 12:00pm, police received information that persons believed to be illegal immigrants where on Castaway Cay, South Abaco.

A team of officers from Abaco went to Castaway Cay and upon arrival, discovered nine (9) persons including (1) one male Haitian National, six (6) male Jamaican Nationals and two (2) female Jamaican Nationals on the island. A search was made of the Cay and no other persons were found.

The group was transported to Abaco and handed over to Chief Immigration Officer Arnett Rolle/Hanna, Officer In Charge of the Immigration Office, Abaco District.

Investigation into this matter is continuing.


 
Police warn of counterfeit notes circulating on Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 12:35

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Police are asking the public to be aware of counterfeit notes reportedly circulating in Grand Bahama.

Counterfeit notes in Bahamian $100 bills with serial numbers A330535, were collected from several business places in Grand Bahama, where they were passed on to unsuspected business operators.

Police are asking the general public, in particular business operators, to be on the alert and to contact the police if they come in contact with any of these notes or person/persons responsible.

Police are also issuing a stern warning to anyone found involved in this illicit practice, that they would be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.


 
Industrial accident at Cemex Bahamas
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 07:22

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Tuesday 4th September, 2012 around 9:35pm, police received information of an apparent industrial accident.  Information is that an employee of Cemex Bahamas, while operating a tractor, had fallen into some sixty feet of water and had not resurfaced.

Police Officers and EMS Personnel responded and the body of the victim was recovered. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel.

Police are investigating this matter.

 


 
Grand Bahama Police arrest man with sub-machine gun
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 02 September 2012 14:55

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Friday 31st August 2012, sometime around 9:00am, Officers on mobile patrol while patrolling along East Sunrise Highway, they observed a male acting suspicious, the suspect upon seeing the officers then ran into bushes between Coral Gardens and Seahorse Village with what appear to be a firearm in his hand.

Officers gave chase and apprehended the suspect and recovered a black Mac-10 sub-machine gun.

The suspect was arrested and taken into police custody.

 

 


 
Wanted men in police custody in Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Friday, 31 August 2012 14:39

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- Police in Marsh Harbour are reporting that on Tuesday 28th August 2012, sometime around 4:05pm, Deon Paul who is wanted by police turned himself in at the Marsh Harbour Police Station.

Kendy Mondesir who is also wanted by police turned himself in at the Marsh Harbour Police Station on Thursday 30th August, 2012.

Both men are wanted by police in Abaco reference to the shooting death of Gregory Bain, who was shot to death while at a motel in Sandy Point, Abaco on

Sunday 26th August, 2012.

Police are thanking the public for their assistance in this matter.

In other police news ...

Police at the Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, Police Station are reporting a firearm arrest.

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One wanted man in police custody in Abaco, still looking for another
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 07:16

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- Police in Marsh Harbour are reporting that on Tuesday, 28th August 2012, sometime around 4:05pm, Deon Paul who is wanted by police turned himself in at the Marsh Harbour Police Station.  Police are thanking the public for their assistance.

WANTED BY POLICE

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Lewis Cadet, age 20 years, of The Mud, Marsh Harbour, Abaco.  The suspect is wanted by police for murder which occurred on Sunday, 26th August 2012.

Suspect is described as being five feet eleven inches, black in complexion and average build. The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.  See poster below.

Should you have any information regarding the where about of this individual you are ask to call the Marsh Harbour Police Station at telephone numbers 367-2560, 367-3437, 911 or 919 or your nearest Police Station.

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Police seek assistance with armed robbery in Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 15:07

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- On Monday, 27th August 2012, at 2:00am, the police in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, received a complaint that a male was held at gun point and robbed of an undetermined amount of cash while at a local business establishment in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

The culprits fled on foot when the building alarm was activated.

Police are asking the public’s assistance in this matter.  Anyone having information are asked to call the police at telephone numbers 367-2536, 367-3437, 911 or 919 or at the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at 350-3107, 350-3108, 911 or 919.

STRUCTURAL FIRE IN ABACO

Police in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, received information that on Monday, 27th August 2012, sometime around 8:00am that a building situated in Sand Bank Treasure Cay was on fire.

Treasure Cay Fire and Rescue responded and met a six room structure engulfed with fire and the building was completely destroyed. Estimate of damage is unknown and the building is uninsured.

Investigation in this matter is continuing by police.

 
Police asking for public's assistance in two recent homicides
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 14:43

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The Police are asking for the public's assistance in two recent homicides.  According to police information, on Sunday, 26th August 2012, around 3:00am, a male was involved in an altercation with other persons while at a club on East Sunrise Highway which resulted in him receiving multiple stab wounds to his body. He was then transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital by a private vehicle and later succumbed to his injuries.

The victim is identified as Emmerson Antonio Harding Jr D.O.B 30/04/90 of #11 Spinney Road.

Also in SANDY POINT, Abaco -- Police reported that on Sunday, 26th August 2012, a male was shot while at a motel in Sandy Point, Abaco. The victim was transported to the local clinic by private vehicle where he later succumbed to his injury.

The victim is one Gregory Green, D.O.B 5/12/85 of Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

The police have issued three wanted posters and are seeking the public’s assistance. Anyone who may have information leading to the capture of these men are ask to call the police at telephone numbers 367-2536,367-3437, 911 or 919 in Marsh Harbour Abaco or at the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at 350-3107, 350-3108, 911 or 919.

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