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Four in custody after man robbed in home

Four men are in police custody after a man was robbed in his Coconut Grove home on Friday night.

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UPDATED: Absent Nygard sentenced to 90 days, fined $150,000

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard was sentenced to 90 days in prison and fined in the Supreme Court on Friday after being found in contempt of court.

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Gibson detective - we made mistakes

THE lead investigator in former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson’s bribery case admitted on Thursday she was wrong to have jointly interviewed a local businessman and a woman to “synchronise” their claims against the former parliamentarian.

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Marco Archer murder appeal set for March

KOFHE Goodman, convicted of the murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer, will have his appeal against that conviction heard on March 18, 2020. The date was set during a status hearing at the Court of Appeal yesterday. Last month, the prosecution withdre

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Shane Gibson trial: Officer admits changing Ash’s witness statement

THE lead investigator in former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson’s bribery trial admitted on Wednesday to altering the original statement she took from a local businessman by adding in a pivotal allegation against the former parliamentarian some three months after it was taken and signed.

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I never asked Ash for money. He wanted to give to PLP

FORMER Cabinet minister Shane Gibson denied soliciting thousands of dollars in bribes from a local businessman while under police interrogation, and instead asserted that their conversations were about the alleged bribe payer wanting to make campaign donations.

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Sex attackers dump victim in sea

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted, beaten and thrown into waters at Potter’s Cay on Monday morning in a shocking attack, police said.

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Court hears police officer wanted to ‘iron out’ any ‘ambiguities’

A SENIOR police officer yesterday confirmed that she wanted to clear up the “ambiguities” contained in a businessman’s and a former female suspect’s statements about allegations of bribery against former Cabinet minister Shane Gibson.

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Trio deny charges in connection with huge jewellery theft

TWO customs officers were charged yesterday with stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewellery by reason of employment. A third person, the wife of one of the officers, was charged alongside her husband with receiving the stolen property.

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Three left orphaned as gunman opens fire

POLICE in New Providence are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left a man dead yesterday.

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Man dies after shooting off Carmichael Road

A man died after he was shot off Carmichael Road early on Monday.

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40 detained as police swoop across New Providence

Two men are in custody after a series of attempted robberies - including an attempted raid which left a security guard injured on Friday. They were two in a series of arrests, with up to 40 people detained over the weekend as officers executed search

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Judges uphold 50-year sentence for murder

THE Court of Appeal has dismissed a man’s appeal of his 50-year sentence for murdering a Cash for Gold employee during the course of an armed robbery in Grand Bahama six years ago. Appellate justices Jon Isaacs, Stella Crane-Scott and Milton Evans u

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Woman facing fake cheques charges remanded to prison

A 21-year-old woman was ordered to be remanded to prison on Friday accused of being caught with over $8,000 worth of fake bank cheques drawn on a local cable provider's account.

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Five held after drugs found

FIVE men were taken into police custody in two separate incidents in connection with drug discoveries Thursday, the largest of these a more than $70,000 drug find.

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