A DEFENCE attorney on Friday accused the senior pastor of Golden Gates Assembly of “throwing jeers” at members on the church’s pastoral board and preventing them from having access within the church, in what was described as an abuse of power.
THE captain of “Angel Gabriel”, one of the Dominican vessels caught last week poaching in Bahamian waters, was yesterday sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to pay a $35,000 fine.
A teenager who admitted stealing another man’s car last month was sentenced to three months in prison.
A 26-year-old man who admitted damaging his neighbour’s tyre during an ongoing dispute was fined $100 and ordered to reimburse the man for his damaged property.
A FREEPORT man was charged with illegal gun and ammunition possession in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court this week.
A MAN is in hospital after he was shot on Wednesday.
A MAN who claimed he violated the curfew because he was trying to get a part to fix a Mac computer was fined $350.
A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday over allegations he raped a child over the span of four years.
THREE men accused of illegally smuggling drugs into the country in connection with a $3m drug seizure in the Exuma cays earlier this week were yesterday denied bail ahead of their trial.
THE captain and crew of two Dominican vessels caught poaching in Bahamian waters late last week were charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
A juvenile street vendor who denied selling coconut water on the side of the road without a business licence was granted bail ahead of his trial yesterday.
THE lawyer for a teenager who was charged in Magistrate’s Court yesterday with murder alleged his client was beaten while in police custody.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday issued a stern warning to the perpetrators responsible for killing a seven-year-old boy in Nassau Village on Sunday night, insisting that he has “every confidence” the Royal Bahamas Police Force will find them.
SUPREME Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson yesterday gave attorneys representing the government in a judicial review centred on shanty town demolition 21 days to hand over all documents relating to the plans to eradicate the communities.
A MAN is in hospital after he was shot on Sunday night.