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Man in court accused of killing prison inmate

A MAN accused of killing a prison inmate last year claimed he was at a viewing for his grandfather and aunt, who both died of COVID-19, at East Sunrise Mortuary on Baillou Hill Road when the murder occurred.

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Man fined $500 for poaching crawfish

A MAN was fined $500 in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for poaching crawfish in a protected area.

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Bus driver shot dead, teenager injured

A BUS driver was killed and a 16-year-old boy was injured during a brazen daylight shooting on a public jitney yesterday.

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Off-duty police officer shot trying to stop armed robbery

AN off-duty police officer was shot while trying to thwart an armed robbery at a food store, police said.

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Probation for assaulting and threatening woman

A MAN was placed on probation for a year yesterday after admitting to assaulting and threatening a woman with a wrench.

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Man in court on unlawful sex charge

A 20-year-old man was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services after being accused of having sex with a woman against her will when they were both teenagers.

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Grievous harm charge

A MAN was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of picking up a woman and slamming her to the ground during an incident involving his girlfriend.

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Man admits breaking into a high school

A 20-YEAR-OLD man was placed on probation for a year after admitting to breaking into a high school.

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Man in court on firearm, ammunition charges

A MAN was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with firearm and ammunition charges.

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Man in court on firearm, ammunition charges

A MAN was sent to prison yesterday in connection with a grill-out shooting last month that left a man dead.

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Man jailed for indecent assault of 10-year-old girl

A 41-YEAR-OLD man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison yesterday for the indecent assault of a 10-year-old girl last December.

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Two years, three months in prison for stealing and lying to officer

A MAN was sentenced to two years and three months in prison in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after admitting to stealing $88 worth of goods from a shop and lying to an officer.

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Axe-wielding killer shot dead by police

POLICE fatally shot a man who killed another man with an axe in the street last night.

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Three men in hospital after shooting incident

POLICE are aggressively investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that left three men in hospital.

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Woman shot dead at Arawak Cay

Police say they are aggressively searching for a man who shot and killed a woman at Arawak Cay early on Sunday.

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