Crime & Court


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No more monitor for Donna Vasyli

DONNA Vasyli is no longer required to wear an ankle monitoring device before her retrial for the murder of her podiatrist husband.

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Man wounded in shooting

A MAN is in hospital after he was shot outside a home in Garden Hills on Sunday night.Police were told that shortly before 9pm two men were sitting in front of a yard on Daisy Lane off Beaumontia Avenue when they were approached by a man armed with a

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Witness in murder trial 'had fights with victim's brother'

THE key witness in the murder trial into the killing of veteran trade unionist John Pinder’s youngest son had two physical altercations with the older brother of the deceased about one month before the incident in question, Supreme Court jurors were

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Crackdown: More police and new cars after wave of violence

IN the face of a spate of murders, National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday announced a series of new crime fighting strategies geared towards the blanket coverage of specific hotspot areas in New Providence.

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Businessman one of three victims killed over weekend

A WEST Bay Street business owner was shot dead just outside his establishment early yesterday morning, marking the 51st murder for the year and the third over the weekend, according to The Tribune’s records.

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Women robbed in carjackings

TWO women were robbed during separate carjacking incidents in New Providence.The latest incident occurred yesterday morning. Police said shortly after 2am on Sunday, a woman was driving her Nissan X-Trail on Geranium Avenue in Garden Hills #1 when a

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Two jailed for firearm offences

TWO men who pleaded guilty in the Magistrate’s Court in Grand Bahama to possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition in separate matters will serve three and five years in prison.Eric Culmer, 19, of Bass Lane, Freeport, appeared in Freeport Magist

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Two men shot dead in separate incidents

Two men are dead after shootings on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning.

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Man shot dead on Crooked Island Street

A man died after a shooting on Crooked Island Street early on Saturday morning.

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Dr Sands ‘approved $1.9m contract for Barbara Hanna company’

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands approved a contract estimated at $1.9m for Barbara Hanna's Magic Touch cleaning company, less than three months after criminal charges were brought against former PLP Senator Frank Smith, according to testimony heard in court on Friday.

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Woman robbed a gunpoint

A WOMAN was robbed at gunpoint after she was forced to stop her car in the Carmichael Road area Thursday night.

Man stabbed in Eight Mile Rock

A 23-year-old man, a resident of West End, is in hospital with serious injuries following a stabbing incident in Eight Mile Rock, police reported.

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Judge delays his URCA case ruling

A Supreme Court judge has reserved his decision on whether the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority was right to find that ZSR Sports Radio’s operator is not the true holder of the 103.5 FM radio licence.The Tribune understands that Justice

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Shooting of man carrying shotgun was lawful

THE fatal shooting of a 23-year-old mental patient by an assistant commissioner of police and another senior officer two years ago was a lawful killing, jurors decided yesterday.The jury found that Assistant Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan and

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Sands may testify in Smith trial

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands may be called to testify in a Magistrate’s Court hearing into former PLP Senator Frank Smith’s bribery and extortion trial, it was revealed yesterday.It was also revealed that lawyers for the accused were just served mi