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Police report on housebreaking, firearms, and traffic offences in the northern islands
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 08:11

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Monday 3rd December 2012 around 10:00am, three (3) suspects who were a part of a housebreaking ring and who were responsible for a number of Housebreaking and Stealing incidents, throughout the Freeport- Lucaya area, were taken before the Magistrate Courts and arraigned on the following charges;

Court #3 Magistrate Andrew Forbes - Alfred Laing age 26 years, Cordell Fabian Tarless age 25 years and De’Andre Rahming age 21 years all residents of Freeport,were all arraigned on (6) counts of Housebreaking, (5) counts of Stealing from a Dwelling House and (1) count of Attempted Housebreaking.

They all pleaded not guilty to these matters which were adjourned to the 19th February 2013 for trial.

Court #1 Magistrate Debbie Ferguson - Alfred Laing age 26 years, Cordell Fabian Tarless age 25 years and De’Andre Rahming age 21 years were all arraigned on (6) six counts of Housebreaking and (6) counts of Stealing from a Dwelling House.

They all pleaded not guilty and the matters were adjourned to the 20th February 2013 for trial.

Court #2 Magistrate Helen Jones - Cordell Fabian Tarless age 23 years was arraigned on (7) counts of Housebreaking and (1) count of Stealing from a Dwelling House. He pleaded not guilty.

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Police report on church fire, illegal immigrants, and police honours
Submitted by the RBPF   
Friday, 30 November 2012 08:45

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Thursday 28th November 2012 around 11:50pm, Police received information that a church building on Peach Tree Street was on fire.  Officers from the Fire Branch responded and reported that upon arrival at that location, met the said building engulfed in flame, the officers were able to extinguish the fire which was confined to an office area, however extensive smoke damage was done throughout the building. The estimated damages to the building are $750.000.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS - ABACO

On Thursday 28th November 2012 around 6:25pm, Immigration authorities along with officers of the Abaco District took into custody twelve (12) illegal immigrants. Reports are that they were arrested while being gainfully employed in Hope Town, Abaco. One (1) Bahamian male was also arrested. Investigations will continue by Immigration authorities.

POLICE AWARDS

On Monday 26th November 2012, thirty one recruits graduated from the Police Training College in Grand Bahama. Woman Police Constable 3704 Thomas was awarded both the Baton of Honour and the Commandants Wards. It was in-correctly reported in the press that WPC 3704 Thomas was the first female to have received these awards. We want the records to reflect that WPC 3444 Leadon of “C” Squad 2009 was the first female to have received both awards in Grand Bahama on January 2010. Congratulations are extended to both officers on their achievements.

 
Another traffic fatality in Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 25 November 2012 08:09

MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- On Sunday, 25th November, 2012, around 12:30am, police while on patrol discovered a two-door green Honda Accord overturned on Forrest Drive, Abaco, with three passengers on the outside of the vehicle and one male passenger who was found trapped under the vehicle.

The apparent accident scene was visited by Police and EMS personnel. The passenger found under the vehicle was also the driver of the vehicle, and was pronounced dead by a doctor at the Marsh Harbour Clinic. The three other passengers who were two males and one female were all rendered medical assistance and transported to the Marsh Harbour Clinic for further medical treatment and discharged.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

As this is the second such traffic fatality reported in Abaco within a week, Police are strongly urging the general public, to drive with due caution and care, and to drive to stay alive.

 
Helicopter crash at Baker's Bay, Abaco
Submitted by the RBPF   
Friday, 23 November 2012 10:27

GUANA CAY, Abaco -- On Wednesday, 21st November 2012, around 1:00pm, police received information that a helicopter had crashed at Bakers Bay Guana Cay, Abaco.

Officers responded and it was reported that shortly before 1:00pm, a maroon and white helicopter was attempting to approach the helipad at Bakers Bay, Guana Cay, when it crashed.

Five passengers were on board; one succumbed to injuries at the scene and was transported to the Marsh Harbour Clinic where he was pronounced dead by a doctor.

The others were transported to New Providence, Doctor’s Hospital and Ryder Trauma Center, U.S.A, respectively for further medical assistance as a result of injuries they received in the crash.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

 
Stabbing incidents include a 13 year old
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:27

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Tuesday, 20th November, 2012, at about 3:20pm, police received information of a stabbing incident in the Freeport area.  School Policing Officers at that institution responded and reported that a 13 year old male student was stabbed by a 16 year old male student of the school.

The 13 year old male was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital suffering from stab wounds about the body.  He was seen by doctor who stated that his condition was not serious.  The 16 year old is currently in police custody assisting with investigations.

On Wednesday, 21st November, 2012, around 2:15am, police received information that a male was suffering from stab wounds in the Sea Grape area in Eight Mile Rock. Officers on arrival saw a 48 year old male of Sea Grape, Eight Mile Rock, who was reportedly struck multiple times with a cutlass by a male known to him, while at a bar in the Eight Mile Rock area.

The victim was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he is detained and listed in serious condition.

Police are actively investigating these matters.

 
Shooting incident reported in West End
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 19 November 2012 15:17

WEST END, Grand Bahama -- On Monday 19th November 2012 around 2:58am, police received information that a male in West End was attacked by a group of males and shot.

It was reported that the male while in the West End area was, beaten about the body and was shot in the right shoulder by a group of males.

The victim was seen by a doctor and his injuries are reported to be serious, but not life threatening.

Police are investigating this matter.


 
Abaco traffic fatality update
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 19 November 2012 08:29

On Sunday, 18th November, 2012, around 5:00am, police are reporting that the third male passenger that was involved in the traffic fatality which took place in Abaco on Saturday, 17th November, around 11:50pm has succumbed to his injuries while being airlifted enroute to New Providence via Air Ambulance.

Police are investigating.

GRIEVOUS HARM

On Saturday, 17th November, 2012, around 3:00pm, police received information that a group of males were involved in a fight in the area of Coral Gardens, Freeport.

Reports are that around 4:00pm, a group of males were involved in an altercation resulting in one of the male receiving injuries about the body and the other who sustained injuries about the body and was airlifted to the Princess Margaret Hospital in New Providence, where he is detained in the ICU Unit, in serious condition.

Police are investigating this matter.

 
Copper stolen from BTC tower
Submitted by the RBPF   
Sunday, 18 November 2012 08:15

GRAND BAHAMA, Bahamas -- On Friday, 16th November, 2012, around 4:15pm, police received information that the Midway Cell Tower c/o Bahamas Telecommunication Corporation, which is situated between High Rock and Pelican Point, was disabled, as a result of unknown person(s) who stole 150 feet of copper wire from that site.

The estimated value of the copper wire is unknown at this time. Police are investigating.

TRAFFIC FATALITY- ABACO

On Saturday, 17th November, 2012, around 11:50pm, police received information that around 11:45pm a traffic accident occurred on S.C Bootle Highway involving two (2) vehicles.

Reports are that both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when the head on collision occurred. The first vehicle is a gray 2002 Cadillac, driven by an 18 year old male, who received minor injuries and his 17 year old male passenger, who received a broken leg and arm.

The second vehicle is a black Honda Civic driven by a 22 year old female who died at the scene and her 21 year old female passenger who later succumbed to her injuries at the Cooper’s Town Clinic.  A third male passenger was also injured and would be airlifted to the Princess Margaret Hospital for further medical treatment.

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Murder suspect arraigned
Submitted by the RBPF   
Saturday, 17 November 2012 08:44

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Friday, 16th November, 2012, around 3:30pm, Riggme Solivert age 20 years of Garden Villas was arraigned before Magistrate Andrew Forbes in Magistrate Court #3, Freeport, Grand Bahama for the murder of Patrick Russell, who was found shot to death in a vehicle between Bruce and Weddell Avenue on the 7th March 2011.

He was not required to enter a plea; the matter was adjourned to the 3rd December, 2012, for a Preliminary Inquiry.

Bail was denied, and the accused was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.

CAUSING HARM

On Thursday, 15th November, 2012, around 2:30pm, police received information that a tourist was assaulted while at the International Bazaar.

Officers responded and reported that a tourist was struck in the face with a rock by a dark male described as wearing dark blue pants and shirt.

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