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Grand Bahama Police investigating housebreaking and armed robbery
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 18 March 2013 17:30

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Sunday, 17th March, 2013, around 6:30am, police received information of an armed robbery and housebreaking in the Gough Lane area.

Reports are that sometime around 6:00am, a male described as being six feet tall, weighing between 160-180 lbs, clad in all black with a mask and armed with a handgun, entered a residence that was occupied by a male and female resident and demanded cash and jewelry.

The male occupant was hit in the face. The culprit stole a brown leather bag valued at $300.00 that contained three bank cards and fled on foot.

Police are investigating this matter.


 
Weekend police report includes fire at Grand Bahama church
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 18 March 2013 07:53

“ARMED ROBBERY- GRAND BAHAMA”

On Friday 15th March 2013, around 12:30pm, police received information of an armed robbery in the Pioneers Loop area.

Reports are that a 16 year old male while walking through a track road was approached by a male he described as wearing tan pants, yellow shirt and brown Clarke shoes, armed with a knife robbed him of a black Oakley shades valued at $110.00, a black Samsung cellular phone valued at $25.00 and $7.00 in cash. The male suspect then fled on foot.

Police are investigating this matter.

“BUILDING FIRE – GRAND BAHAMA”

On Saturday 16th March 2013, around 4:00am, police received information that the roof of a church located on East Sunrise Highway was on fire. Officers of the Fire Department responded and met the roof of that building engulfed in flames.

Officers were able to extinguish the fire, the building received extensive damages and the estimated value is unknown at this time.

Police are investigating this matter.

“POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION - ABACO”

On Wednesday 13th March 2013 around 11:30pm, police at the Marsh Harbour Police Station, while conducting a search of a 35 year old male suspect discovered on his person (2) two silver .38 ammunition in his right rear pants pocket. A further search of his vehicle uncovered one (1) .38 ammunition with a total of (3) .38 ammunition. The male suspect was arrested for this matter.

Police are continuing investigations.

 
Traffic fatality victims identified and armed robbery reports from Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:55

“ARMED ROBBERY & BURGLARY - GRAND BAHAMA”

On Tuesday 12th March 2013, around 5:07am, police received information of an armed robbery and burglary in the Settlers Way area.

Reports are that sometime around 4:30am a male suspect described as tall, clad in black, wearing mask and glove and armed with a handgun, entered a home in the Settlers Way area and demanded cash. The culprit was told that there was no money and proceeded to punch the male resident to his mouth, the culprit then stole $5.00 from a vehicle parked at that residence that was left unsecured and fled on foot.

“ARMED ROBBERY – GRAND BAHAMA”

On Tuesday 12th March 2013, around 6:50am, police received information of an armed robbery in the Man-a-War Circle area.

Reports are that sometime around 6:35am, a male suspect armed with a handgun, clad in all black with a mask, entered a residence in the Man-a-War Circle area and demanded cash from the male resident. The culprit left with $180.00 in cash, a handbag valued at $50.00 with personnel items, and an assortment of jewelry value unknown.

Police are actively investigating these matters.

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Grand Bahama Police seeks public's assistance in firearms case
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 08:50

POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUG ARREST-GRAND BAHAMA

On Tuesday 12th March 2013, around 7:30am, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with U.S Custom Boarder Control, acting on information received boarded and searched an American Eagle Airline that was scheduled to depart to Miami Florida, U.S.A and discovered four taped packages of suspected cocaine that was found on the airline.

A 23 year old male was arrested and taken into police custody.

Police are investigating this matter.

FIREARM AND AMMUNITION DISCOVERED – GRAND BAHAMA

On Tuesday 12th March 2013 around 10:30am, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information went to Arden Forrest Road northern side and discovered in bushes a plastic bag containing a black 380 firearm with one magazine containing two rounds of .380 ammunitions, (134) rounds of .45 ammunitions, twenty of which was hallowed tip and twenty rounds of 7.62 ammunitions.

There are no suspects in custody, police are appealing to the general public, anyone with information that can assist police with their investigation into this matter, are asked to contact the police at telephone numbers 350-3107/8, 911 or 919.

 
Grand Bahama records 5th traffic fatality for 2013
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 07:25

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Grand Bahama has recorded its 5th traffic fatality for the year 2013.

On Monday 11th March 2013 around 10:15am, police received information of a traffic accident on East Grand Bahama Highway.

Reports are that a gray 2002 Hyundai Tucson was observed some thirty feet in bushes off East Grand Bahama Highway with a lone female occupant who was found lying outside of the vehicle, unresponsive with injuries to the head.

Officers from the Traffic Division were called to the scene along with EMS personnel.

The 49 year old female victim was pronounced dead around 11:20am at the Rand Memorial Hospital.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

 
Grand Bahama police report for March 9-10 weekend
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 11 March 2013 08:24

“TRAFFIC FATALITY – GRAND BAHAMA”

Grand Bahama has recorded its 4th traffic fatality for the year 2013.

Reports are that on Saturday 9th March 2013, around 6:00pm, a 39 year old male of Sea Grape, Eight Mile Rock succumbed to his injuries at the Rand Memorial Hospital.

This accident occurred on Thursday 28th February 2013 around 10:30pm on Warren Lavarity Highway in the area of Bahama Rock, which involved a maroon 2001 Chevrolet Lumina that lost control and collided into a utility pole.

Police are continuing investigation into this matter.

“ROBBERY WITH VIOLENCE/STOLEN VEHICLE–GRAND BAHAMA”

On Friday 8th March 2013, around 11:00pm, police received a report of a robbery and stolen vehicle.

Reports are that a 41 year old male while in the East Atlantic Drive area, was attacked by two (2) males who were described as being 5’9” tall, slim built with low hair cut who punched him in the head and robbed him of $15.00 cash, (1) one cell phone valued at $25.00 and a set of keys. The culprits also robbed him of his 1996 blue Buick Regal vehicle, last digit of the registration number 721 and made good their escape.

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Operation "Touch" Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Monday, 25 February 2013 13:27

In keeping with the Commissioner of Police Policing Plan 2013 “Tackling Crime” the Eight Mile Rock Division of Grand Bahama conducted “Operation Touch” on Friday 22nd February 2013, between the hours of 4:00am to 7:30am.

This operation targeted the Eight Mile Rock area and resulted in (6) six search warrants executed, (3) three persons arrested for various offences such as Housebreaking, Sacrilege ,Threats of Death and the confiscation of (5) five marijuana plants which was found on a vacant property.

Officers of the Royal Bahama Police Force are committed on tackling and eradicating crime from our community.

 
Accidental shooting in Abaco and possession of dangerous drugs in Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 08:39

SUDDEN DEATH (ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING) - ABACO

On Tuesday 19th February 2013 around 8:40pm, officers of the Marsh Harbour Police Station received information of an accidental shooting in the area of Spring City, Abaco.

Reports are that around 8:00pm on Tuesday 19th February 2013, (3) three men ages 29, 36, and 40 year old, all residents of Abaco went to a farm that is located (6) six miles south of Spring City, Abaco to hunt wild hog.

It was further reported that one of the men who was in possession of a licensed shotgun accidently shot his hunting partner.

The 40 year old male resident of the Mudd, Marsh Harbour, Abaco was pronounced dead at the scene by the local doctor.

Officers of the Marsh Harbour Police Station assisted by officers from Grand Bahama are continuing the investigation into this matter.

UPDATE:  The victim in the shooting incident that occurred in Abaco on the 19th February 2013, has been identified as 40 year old Geurrier Dubuisson of the Mudd, Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS – GRAND BAHAMA

On Tuesday 19th February 2013 around10:30am, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information received, executed a search warrant on a residence on Drumfish Street, Caravel Beach and discovered (1) one white plastic bag containing a grassy substance suspected to be marijuana.

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Body discovered after structural fire on Grand Bahama
Submitted by the RBPF   
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:19

STRUCTURAL FIRE, BODY DISCOVERED – GRAND BAHAMA

On Monday 18th February 2013 around 8:50pm, police received information of a structural fire in the Pinder’s Point area near the Texaco gas station.

Officers of the Fire Department responded to the scene and met a single story structure engulfed in flames. Upon extinguishing the fire officers discovered the charred remains of a male who was found in the northern section of the residence.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time, however police are actively investigating.

POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED FIREARM AND AMMUNITION –GRAND BAHAMA

On Sunday 17th February 2013 around 1:00am, police acting on information proceeded to a bar located in Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock , where officers searched a 32 year old male and recovered a silver and brown .25 caliber pistol with (2) two .25 live rounds of ammunitions on his person.

The male was arrested,taken into police custody and is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week for this matter.

 
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