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Two men aged 27 and two others aged 33 and 22 are in custody after they were found in possession of a handgun on Friday.

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Police Mobile Division saturation patrols arrested seven people in the last 24 hours.

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Police concern over firearms after latest shootings

CENTRAL Detective Unit Chief Paul Rolle said police were concerned with the levels of illegal firearms on the streets following two shooting incidents, one of which claimed the life of a man.

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Man's sentence halved for drug possession

A MAN was told by the Court of Appeal yesterday to “go and sin no more” after they cut in half his four-year sentence for possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

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Sex crime suspect arrested in Exuma

A 70-year-old man wanted for more than a dozen sexual offences in Florida was arrested in Exuma Saturday night, after being on the run for almost a year.

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Another boycott to be held to protest cost of power

FREEPORT – The Coalition of Concerned Citizens is expected to initiate another “lower the cost of power” boycott and protest next week against the Grand Bahama Power Company/EMERA.

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Hepburn appeals conviction in killing of Nellie Mae

PRINCE Hepburn, who is contesting his murder conviction on the basis that he was suffering from “diminished responsibility” at the time of Nellie Mae Brown-Cox’s killing, will have to wait nine weeks before his appeal is heard.

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Immigration officer 'drove getaway car'

AUTHORITIES say they have two persons in custody, including a woman immigration officer, who they believe drove a getaway vehicle during the armed robbery of an off duty police officer.

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'Three held' over British resident's murder

FREEPORT - Three Grand Bahama men are being questioned by police in connection with the murder of British resident Edgar Dart, The Tribune understands.

Life expectancy shows slight rise

THE life expectancy at birth for Bahamians has risen slightly according to a report released by the Department of Statistics yesterday.