A MAN facing life imprisonment for inappropriate contact and the rape of a 12-year-old girl walked away from the Supreme Court with a seven-year sentence yesterday.
THE Court of Appeal yesterday gave a substantive appeal hearing date for a man who maintains he did not attempt to rape a woman who hitched a ride from him after a cancelled prayer meeting.
A MAN previously diagnosed as “schizophrenic” sought bail for the second time ahead of his trial in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old American girl in San Salvador.
GRAND Bahama Police are searching for Bernard Jerome Ferguson, aka “Jerome”, who is wanted for questioning on seven counts of stealing from a dwelling house, causing major damage, and trespassing.
POLICE are requesting the public’s help in locating a 25-year-old man they believe has information on a shooting in Fox Hill that left one man dead and three others, including a woman, in hospital on Saturday.
THREE men were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison yesterday after being arraigned in connection with last week’s $570,000 drug raid in Coral Harbour.
AS dawn broke on Sunday a woman motorist was held up and sexually assaulted by men driving a stolen taxi van. About an hour earlier two of the four men had held up the taxi owner, threatened him with death, tied him up and drove off in his van.
A MAN contesting a murder conviction before the Court of Appeal has recanted his previous position that he could argue his own case.
A MAGISTRATE yesterday expressed disbelief that an American who claimed his “medical marijuana” was in his pocket had breached security protocol at the ports in Florida.
POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving a stabbing and a shooting that left two men detained in hospital.
A MAN was killed and three people, including a PLP campaign general, are in hospital after a shooting in Fox Hill on Saturday night.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that “something” has to be done to minimise the level of “severe craziness that possesses” young people as murder and criminal activity remains a challenge for law enforcement.
AUTHORITIES yesterday refused to release any details regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of a man while in police custody on Saturday.
A MAN and a woman were arrested after police allegedly found them with one pound of marijuana.
A 16-year-old boy is in hospital and a teenager is in police custody following a stabbing incident at Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, on Friday.