Crime & Court

Subscribe

Tease photo

COB clerk guilty of $640k theft

FORMER College of the Bahamas employee Chimeka Gibbs was unanimously convicted by a Supreme Court jury yesterday for stealing over $600,000 from the college over a seven-year period.

Tease photo

Lawyer claims shotgun in court not one in video

THE murder and armed robbery trial of three men – Paul Belizaire, Devaughn Hall, and Kevin Dames - continued on Monday in the Supreme Court in Grand Bahama.

Tease photo

Five in hospital after stabbing at Freeport nightclub

A STABBING at a nightclub in Freeport left five men in hospital, police said.

Tease photo

Hunt for armed robbers after series of raids

POLICE are looking for the suspects responsible for three armed robberies which occurred in New Providence over a 24-hour period.

Tease photo

Man accused of nightclub murder

A 25-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday over allegations he murdered a man and attempted to kill two others at a nightclub earlier this month. Vernal Johnson, of Dumping Ground Corner, stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate S

Tease photo

Four charged with defrauding RBC of $26,000

THREE men and a woman were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with collectively defrauding several persons and/or entities of over $27,000 in just over a month. Kaisprintina Munnings, Jamaris King, Duran Mackey and Chrispen Johnson

Tease photo

Two dead, four injured in Pinewood shootings

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding two separate shooting incidents that occurred in the Pinewood area between Friday and Saturday, one of which resulted in one person dying on the scene and another in hospital.

Tease photo

AK-47 rifles and ammo seized by police

POLICE seized two AK-47 rifles, dozens of rounds of ammunition and marijuana from a home on Market Street on Friday.

Tease photo

Appeal court allows extradition move

THE Court of Appeal has ordered extradition proceedings to continue against a man wanted in the United States on a drug charge after dismissing his appeal of a Supreme Court judge’s decision not to transfer the matter to another magistrate on the grounds of alleged bias.

Tease photo

Two killed, one injured in Pinewood Gardens shooting

TWO men were killed and another was injured after a shooting incident in Pinewood Gardens on Friday night.

Tease photo

Man found dead with 'stab wounds' at Potters Cay

A MAN was found dead with apparent stab wounds in his body on Potters Cay Dock Friday morning.

Tease photo

Suspected cocaine found in abandoned building

POLICE discovered a quantity of suspected cocaine in an abandoned building in North Bimini, a senior police official reported.

Tease photo

Judge grants partial stay of his Jean Rony ruling

SUPREME Court Justice Gregory Hilton granted a partial stay of his landmark ruling in the case of Jean Rony Jean-Charles on Friday, releasing the government from his order to grant the Bahamas-born man status pending its appeal of his judgement.

Tease photo

Credit the room? That’ll do nicely

TWO Canadian exotic dancers were yesterday fined $1,000 by a magistrate for using the room key of a man they met at the Atlantis resort to fraudulently obtain over $4,500 worth of meals, drinks and merchandise from various outlets at the Paradise Island destination.

Tease photo

Cash for gold raid appeal lost

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man seeking to contest his 15-year sentence for the role he played in the fatal armed robbery of a Cash for Gold employee in Grand Bahama five years ago. Former appellate president Dame Anita Allen,

Previous