A FORMER policeman accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a teenage girl was granted a permanent stay in his case yesterday after awaiting trial for ten years.
CONCERNS have been raised that the Bahamas Embassy in Haiti might have been involved in the fraudulent issue of thousands of Bahamian entry visas to Haitian nationals over the past six months, with some visas also having been sold to persons in Haiti.
GRAND Bahama Police are investigating a possible arson in connection with a house fire that occurred on Wednesday in the Lucaya area.
A 26-year-old man, out on bail for armed robbery, was arrested late Tuesday night in connection with the armed robbery and murder of 25-year-old Darius Adderley.
A MAN convicted of incest with his 15-year-old daughter was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment yesterday.
ROUGH economic times is not an excuse to engage in behaviour that is illegal, a magistrate told two men in their 50s - moments before sentencing them for their involvement in a $800,000 drug smuggling plot.
A MAN was acquitted of rape yesterday in Supreme Court when the complainant in the case withdrew the allegation against him.
A MAN, confident of the chances of his appeal, refused the Appeal Court’s offer to appoint a lawyer to represent him as he contests his 21-year prison sentence for manslaughter.
POLICE arrested two men – one wanted for attempted murder and the other on bail for murder – moments after they had robbed a man at gunpoint late Monday night. One wore an ankle monitoring bracelet. The incident occurred in the Fox Hill area around 10pm.
A MAN granted $15,000 bail because his attempted murder trial did not commence last year had his bond reduced again because of a second delay.
A MAN who said his reason for dealing drugs was to put food on his table cried in Magistrates Court after being sentenced to five years imprisonment for possessing $7,000 worth of marijuana.
TWO men appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday accused of committing separate murders that occurred days apart in February.
A MAN was arraigned in Magistrates Court yesterday on multiple drug charges concerning the recent seizure of more than $500,000 worth of marijuana at a home in South Beach.
TWO teenage boys and a 33-year-old man are in police custody after they were found on Friday in possession of a large quantity of suspected marijuana.
POLICE are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stole copper wire from the Bahamas Telecommunication Company on Wednesday.