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Grand Bahama Police investigate alleged armed robbery in Eight Mile Rock
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 19 September 2011 06:33

EIGHT MILE ROCK, Grand Bahama -- On Saturday, 17th September, 2011, at about 8:34pm, a male resident of Caravelle Beach, Freeport, reported that while in Hanna Hill Eight Mile Rock sitting in his 1993 Honda Civic #22304 waiting to pick up someone, he observed two males clad in dark camouflage clothing wearing masks approach a female and saw her lie down on the ground while one of them was pointing a long gun on her.

In the process he attempted to phone the police but was unsuccessful because the men immediately approached his vehicle opened his door, demanded money and took a box which contained some receipts and tools from him and then fled the scene on foot into the nearby bushes.

The female, a resident of Jones Town Eight Mile Rock stated that the men relieved her of $6.00 worth of chips and $4.00 worth of Vienna sausages while exiting her place of work “Job Incorporation” situated in Hanna Hill Eight Mile Rock.

This matter is being investigated by officers from the Central Detective Unit.

 
Grand Bahama Police investigating serious traffic accident
Submitted by the RBPF   
Saturday, 17 September 2011 07:34

EIGHT MILE ROCK, Grand Bahama -- On Friday 16th September 2011 at about 3:30am; a traffic accident occurred on Queens Highway, Sea Grape in the area of Every Day is Friday Night Club (EDF).

This accident involved a blue 2002 Buick Regal driven by a male resident of Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock, a silver 1993 Buick Century driven by a male resident of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock, a white 1995 Audi A4 driven by a male resident of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock, and a White 2000 Buick Century driven by a female resident of Caravelle Beach.

Two other female residents both of Eight Mile Rock were also involved as pedestrians and all persons were injured and taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where they are being treated by doctors. The female driver was subsequently released from hospital but all others are detained in serious condition.

All vehicles were extensively damaged and Investigations into this matter are continuing by officers from the Traffic Police Station.

 
Grand Bahama Police investigate traffic accident with injuries
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 06:54

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Monday, 12th September 2011 at about 6:30 pm a traffic accident occurred on Pinta Avenue, involving truck #GB6054, a GMC Sierra Truck, which was driven north on Pinta Avenue by a resident of Freeport, who was also accompanied by another male passenger. It is reported that the driver lost control of the vehicle and went off the road where he collided into a tree on the western side. This left the vehicle extensively damaged to the entire front and right side. The Jaws of Life was used to extricate the passenger, and both the driver and passenger were taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical treatment. This matter is being is being investigated by officers from the traffic police station.

Official Identity of Accident Victims Released - With reference to the traffic fatality which occurred at South Mall Drive and East Atlantic Drive on Saturday 10th September, 2011, the police wishes to officially release the identity of the female who succumbed to her injuries as Ann Penn DOB 10/10/41 of Fairway Manor Apartments. The officers involved in the accident were Corporal 1953 Elwood Lundy who is still listed in stable condition at Doctor’s Hospital in New Providence. The female passenger Constable 2871 Deidra Nesbitt was discharged from hospital sometime earlier on today’s date and is said to be in good condition.

Update Possession of Dangerous Drugs Court Arraignment - With reference to the drug seizure of 18 kilos of suspected cocaine from which two Freeport residents were arrested on 10/September 2011, both men Theo McPhee and Pedro Anthony McKenzie, were taken to New Providence where they were arraigned for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply, on Monday 12 September 2011 before the Magistrates Drug Court. Pedro McKenzie was sentenced to 40 months at Her Majesty’s Prison after he pleaded guilty and Theo Mcphee was remanded in custody after her pleaded not guilty pending a bail hearing to be determined at a later date.

 
Two men arraigned for grievous harm after stabbing incident
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 16:20

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Tuesday 23rd August, 2011, two men, TRONN PINDER, DOB 31st March, 1984 and DONALD JEAN PIERRE, DOB 19th March, 1986, both of Freeport were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court No.1 before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson. The accused men pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charge of Grievous Harm and the matter was adjourned to 1st November, 2011 when the trial is expected to commence in Magistrate’s Court No.2 before Magistrate Andrew Forbes. Both Pinder and Pierre were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison by the Court until the trial date.

This arraignment is in relation to the stabbing incident that occurred on East Sunrise Highway and Coral Road in the area of the Service Station and a popular Restaurant during the early morning of Sunday 21st August, 2011 at approximately 4:00am.  Click here for details.

 
Grand Bahama Police report for Sunday, August 21
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 21 August 2011 16:06
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Friday 19th August 2011, the police responded to a call and received information from a male resident of Clarke Ave who reported that at about 12:10 pm while at his residence, he was cut with a cutlass in the back near the right shoulder by three men while at his residence. He is presently detained in hospital and is listed in serious but stable condition. Officers from the Central Detective Unit are conducting further investigations into this matter.

Burglary and Armed Robbery Report
A male resident of Sanderling Circle reported that sometime around 5:00 a.m. on Saturday 20/8/2011 while at his residence, he was awakened when his bedroom door was kicked open by masked dark male wearing dark clothing and armed with a shotgun. This man then proceeded to rob him of $4,000.00 and other personal effects together valued at $6,555.00 then fled the scene on foot. Officers from the Central Detective Unit are investigating this matter.

Stabbing Incident Report
On Sunday 21st August, 2011 at about 4:01 am, a male resident of West End was reportedly stabbed multiple times with a knife about the body by another male while in the area of the Pepper Pot Restaurant. It is reported that the suspect left the area in a white Chevy Cavalier license plate # 38720. The victim is presently detained in hospital with serious injuries. Officers from the Central Detective Unit are conducting investigations into this matter.
 
Grand Bahama Police uncover marijuana plants
Submitted by the RBPF   
Friday, 19 August 2011 16:57

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Thursday 18th August 2011 sometime around 5:00 pm, officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit proceeded to an area near the Chicken Farm located on Grand Bahama Highway. While there they discovered a number of large suspected marijuana plants, ranging from 3 to 8 feet in height.  A check was made of the surrounding area for suspects with negative results. The suspected marijuana plants were processed, and yielded a total of 30 marijuana plants. The plants were up-rooted and taken to Drug Enforcement Unit for further investigations. They have a total street value 30 thousand dollars.

ARMED ROBBERY REPORT

At 11:03pm 18.8.11 a resident of Confederate Walk South Bahamia contacted Police Control Room by telephone and reported that he was just held up by three (3) masked men armed with firearms and a knife who robbed him of his 2002 Cadillac Deville # 41455 and $40.00 cash. This matter is being investigated by officers from the Central Detective Unit

 
Grand Bahama Police uncover firearms and ammunition
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 14 August 2011 16:55

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Friday August 12th 2011 sometime around 4:30pm officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit while on enquiries in the area of the old Green Acres apartment complex located at East Atlantic, observed a dark male dressed in a camouflage jacket and a dark color jeans, who attempted to conceal himself in nearby bushes. As a result the officers became suspicious and proceeded towards the suspect, who suddenly ran into the bushes.

The Officers went into the direction the suspect fled; and were not successful in locating him. The officers then conducted a search of the area where the suspect was seen, and found hidden under an old mattress, a white plastic bag containing a black .45 Austria Glock Pistol loaded with a  magazine containing (10) .45 caliber ammunition, and (1) clear zip lock bag containing (46) .40 caliber ammunition. Inquires into this matter are ongoing.

 
Grand Bahama Police seize large shipment of cocaine
Submitted by the RBPF   
Friday, 12 August 2011 08:01

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- This morning, Friday 12th August, 2011, the police in Grand Bahama are continuing their investigations into the seizure of a large quantity of dangerous drugs.

It was during the later afternoon on Thursday 11th August 2011 at 4:20pm, when officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit responded to a call to the Freeport Container Port by other law enforcement agencies. As a result of reported anomalies within a container, the container was opened, and a search was conducted which led to the discovery of two (2) two large black duffle bags containing square tape packages suspected of being cocaine.

The container that originated from Peru was destined for Toronto, Canada. The estimated weight of the suspected cocaine is 147.5 LBS (61 kilos) with an estimated street value of $1.2 million.

 
Suspect wanted for FRAUD
Submitted by the RBPF   
Thursday, 04 August 2011 11:24

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- The suspect, acting as a real estate agent, collected down payments from customers between 2009 and 2010 for house/property packages which they never received.  Furthermore, the agent was not authorised to sell the properties she had shown the customers during the negotiations in the Heritage, Chesapeake and Eastern area of Freeport.  To date, more than twenty-five matters were reported to the Police.  See poster below or click HERE.


 
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