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Abaco police searching for robbery suspect
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 11 November 2013 10:30

Police in Abaco are searching for a man who they want to question in connection with a robbery.

The incident reportedly occurred shortly after 8:00pm on Sunday 10th November 2013. Reports are that a woman while at a residence in Coopers Town, Abaco, was attacked from behind by an unknown male dressed in all dark clothing. The male then robbed her of $3,461.77 in cash and fled on foot.

Police are investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public, anyone with information that can assist the police with their investigation are asked to contact them at telephone numbers 367-3437/367-2560 in Abaco, 350-3107/8 in Grand Bahama, 919/911 or call your nearest police station.'


 
Police investigating plane crash off Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 10 November 2013 16:23

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Police are investigating a plane crash that has left four persons dead.

The incident reportedly occurred shortly after 11:00am on Sunday 10th November 2013. Police received information that single engine Cirrus 22 plane #432BC, left Grand Bahama International Airport on a site seeing flight plan with four passengers on board, however shortly after leaving the airport the plane reportedly crashed some four and a half miles off Grand Bahama.

Officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force inclusive of the Police Marine Section and BASRA responded quickly to the area of the crash site.

The four passengers on board perished and the aircraft was completely destroyed.

Investigations into this matter will be conducted by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Civil Aviation Department and other associated agencies.

 
Wanted poster: Unknown male wanted for armed robbery on Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 10 November 2013 15:02

In other police news:

“SIGNIFICANT DRUG, FIREARM AND AMMUITION SEIZURE – GRAND BAHAMA”

A 42 year old male of Freeport, Grand Bahama is in police custody after he was arrested by officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit for Drugs, Firearms and Ammunitions.

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Dangerous drugs arrest on Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 08:59

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- A 25 year old male is in police custody after he was arrested by police for possession of dangerous drugs.

Reports are that on Wednesday 6th November 2013, around 11:30am, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with a special team of officers of the Grand Bahama District, while in the area of Fawcett Lane near a home discovered 104 wrapped pieces of foil containing suspected marijuana.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $350.00.

The 25 year old male of Fawcett Lane was arrested and taken into police custody.

Investigations are continuing.

 
Grand Bahama Police searching for armed robbery suspects
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 17:42

“SUDDEN DEATH –GRAND BAHAMA”

On Tuesday 5th November 2013, sometime around 10:35am, police received information that a female had collapse on the campus of a government school. Police and EMS personnel arrived on the scene and the female was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital for medical attention. The 58 year old female of Columbus Drive died a short while later.

Police are investigating.

“POLICE IN GRAND BAHAMA IN SEARCH OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS”

Police in Grand Bahama are searching for (2) two men who they want to question in connection with an armed robbery.

The incident reportedly occurred around 10:00pm on Tuesday 5th November 2013. Reports are that two men entered a room at a hotel in the Lucaya area through a glass door, demanded cash and robbed two quest of (1) black I phone 5 with a blue case, (1) gold I phone 5s with an orange case, (1) wedding band and (1) pink purse containing personal items.

The first suspect is described as dark complexion, slim built, clad in dark color pants and hoodie and stands at 5’11” tall who was armed with a cutlass. The second suspect is described as dark complexion, who stands at 5’11” tall, slim built and clad in dark color pants and dark color sweat shirt.

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Full Military Funeral Services for retired Inspector Edison Bain
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 14:31

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Full Military Funeral Services for retired Inspector Edison Bain will be held at 10:30am, on Thursday 7th November 2013, at First Baptist Church, Columbus Drive.

The motorcade will leave First Baptist Church travelling north on Columbus Drive to Settlers Way, west on Settlers Way to Frobisher Drive, north on Frobisher Drive cumulating at the grave site at Grand Bahama Memorial Park where the body will be laid.

On Wednesday 6th November 2013, the body of the late Inspector Edison Bain will repose in the Compstat Room at the Gerald Bartlett Complex, Police Headquarters, from 9:00am until 6:00pm. In attendance will be the Commissioner of Police Mr. Ellison Greenslade, the Executive Management Team and officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

Public viewing will commence from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.

 
Suspected marijuana found in Freeport residence
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 04 November 2013 15:15

A 33 year old male and a 34 year old male both of Freeport, Grand Bahama are in police custody after they were arrested for possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

Reports are that on Thursday 31st October 2013, shortly after 8:00pm,a team of Drug Enforcement Officers executed a search warrant at a residence in Fortune Bay, where they discovered (5) five water buckets each containing multiple clear sealed packages of suspected marijuana. The officers also seized (1) licensed shot gun with (11) boxes of shotgun shells.

Both males were arrested and taken into police custody.

The estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is (64.5) lbs and has an estimated street value of $64,500.00 (sixty four thousand, five hundred dollars).

Police are actively investigating this matter.

 
Grand Bahama Police report October 30, 2013
Submitted by the RBPF   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 07:57

“POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS ARRESTS- GRAND BAHAMA”

A 25 year old male and a 20 year old male, both of Freeport, Grand Bahama, are in police custody after they were both arrested for possession of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents.

The first incident occurred sometime around 11:40pm on Wednesday 30th October 2013. Officers while conducting a search of the 25 year old male and his vehicle on Queens Highway discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana.

The second incident occurred sometime around 3:00pm on Wednesday 30th October 2013, in the area of Fawcett Lane. Officers observed a male acting in a suspicious manner near an abandoned building. He then ran upon seeing the officers and dropped a bag. Officer apprehended the culprit, retrieved and searched the bag and discovered (66) sixty six wrapped foil containing a brown plant like substance of suspected marijuana.

Both males were arrested and taken into police custody and are expected to be charged and arraigned before the courts later this week.

Police are continuing the investigation into these matters.

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Traffic fatality involves motorcycle in Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:32

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic accident that has left a 22 year old man of Holmes Rock dead.

The incident reportedly occurred around 9:45am on Tuesday 29th October 2013, involving a black 2002 Nissan Maxima vehicle and a black and blue Yamaha motorcycle. Both vehicles were travelling west on Queens Highway, Pine Forest, Eight Mile Rock, when the driver of the motorcycle collided with the rear of the Nissan Maxima. Both vehicles received damages.

The 22 year old driver of the motorcycle was injured and transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital by EMS personnel where he later died. The driver of the Nissan Maxima received no injuries.

Police are investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public to adhere to the rules of the streets and to drive with care and attention. Police are also appealing to motorcyclists to wear their helmets.

 
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