Crime & Court


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VIDEO: Freddie Ramsey charged in BEC contracts bribe case

A 78-year-old man denied collecting more than $500,000 in bribes over a four-year span concerning generator purchase contracts for the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) in Magistrates’ Court on Friday morning.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man found dead in Gamble Heights

POLICE are at a house in Gamble Heights where a man has been found dead on Saturday morning.

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Donna Vasyli guilty

DONNA Vasyli gasped in shock and fainted in a courtroom yesterday after hearing that a jury unanimously found her guilty of the stabbing death of her husband, millionaire podiatrist Philip Vasyli, at their home in Old Fort Bay.

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BREAKING NEWS: BEC bribe taker expected to be charged on Friday morning

POLICE are expected to bring charges on Friday morning against a man in connection with the 2003 bribery allegations at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC).

Lawyers get more time for discussions in sex assault case

LAWYERS in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor for nearly two decades have been given more time to finalise ongoing discussions.

Four arrests in connection with One Order Facebook page

POLICE have arrested four men in connection with death threats posted on Facebook against a senior police officer.

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Donna Vasyli guilty of murder

Donna Vasyli has been found guilty of the murder of husband. The unanimous verdict came this afternoon after four hours of deliberation.

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Closing arguments in Vasyli case

A JURY yesterday listened to three hours of closing arguments from Crown prosecutors and lawyers for accused murderer Donna Vasyli as to whether or not they should find her guilty of her husband’s stabbing death at their home in the Old Fort Bay community.

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Woman killed after domestic dispute

A woman was discovered brutally murdered following a domestic dispute at an apartment in the Freeport area early Wednesday morning.

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Murder suspect dies in Rand Memorial Hospital

GRAND Bahama Police are reporting that the male suspect in the latest homicide on the island died at the Rand Memorial Hospital in the early hours of Thursday.

Four men wanted by police

POLICE have said they are looking for four men – three from Abaco and one from Grand Bahama – who they believe can help with investigations into murder and shopbreaking.

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Nygard to challenge judge over alleged bias in case

AN application to commit Lyford Cay fashion designer Peter Nygard to prison has been suspended indefinitely pending the outcome of a recusal hearing against a Supreme Court judge due to her alleged bias, The Tribune can confirm.

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Hunt for suspect after man shot dead

POLICE are on the hunt for a suspect responsible for a shooting incident that left one man dead late Tuesday night.

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One Order Facebook page probed by police

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Stephen Seymour said police are “actively seeking” the person or persons responsible for death threats posted on Facebook under the guise of being one of New Providence’s most dangerous gangs.

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Woman murdered in Gambier Drive area, Freeport

A WOMAN has been reported murdered in the Gambier Drive area of Freeport on Wednesday morning and police are investigating.