Crime & Court

Subscribe

Tease photo

Man jailed for seven years after raping 12-year-old girl

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.

Tease photo

Hearing date set for man's rape conviction appeal

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.

Tease photo

Rape suspect diagnosed as schizophrenic denied bail

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. 

Tease photo

Man wanted by police

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.

Tease photo

Search for suspect in Fox Hill shooting

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.

Tease photo

Trio accused over $570,000 drug haul

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.

Tease photo

Bound and beaten - then van stolen to be used in sex attack

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.

Tease photo

Man changes mind on arguing his case in murder appeal

A MAN contesting a murder conviction before the Court of Appeal has recanted his previous position that he could argue his own case.

Tease photo

American fined for carrying 'medical marijuana'

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.

Tease photo

One shot, one stabbed in separate incidents

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving a stabbing and a shooting that left two men detained in hospital.

Tease photo

Man shot dead, three hurt including PLP campaign chief

A MAN was killed and three people, including a PLP campaign general, are in hospital after a shooting in Fox Hill on Saturday night.

Tease photo

PM: We must stop severe craziness of young people

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.

Tease photo

Authorities refuse to release any details of death

AUTHORITIES yesterday refused to release any details regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of a man while in police custody on Saturday.

Tease photo

Man and woman arrested after drugs found

A MAN and a woman were arrested after police allegedly found them with one pound of marijuana.

Tease photo

16-year-old stabbed, second teen held by police

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.

Previous