Crime & Court


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Two Haitians fined and one deported for insulting the Bahamian flag

THREE people of Haitian descent - two men and one woman - were charged in the Magistrate’s Court in Abaco yesterday with insulting the Bahamian flag.

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Cuban flown to Bahamas as abuse trial resumes

PROCEEDINGS to determine whether Cuban detainees were abused while held at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre last year reconvened yesterday, but were adjourned because officials are trying to track down the whereabouts of a third witness.

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Triple murder suspect on bail shot by police during chase

A MAN on bail for a triple murder was shot Monday after opening fire on police officers who were attempting to arrest him on Cowpen Road.

Man arrested after drugs found

ABACO police have arrested a 26-year-old male resident of Dundas Town after he was allegedly found in possession of illegal drugs and a firearm.

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Four years for Canadian pilot in $1m drug plot

CANADIAN pilot Michael Webster yesterday received the mandatory minimum sentence for his involvement in a $1m drug plot that was foiled at the country’s main point of entry.

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Body found in water at dock

POLICE are not certain of the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found floating in waters off Potter’s Cay Dock on Sunday night.

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73-year-old woman's death in fire now classed as homicide

THE death of 73-year-old retired public servant Maud McCartney, whose body was found burnt beyond recognition inside her home last week, has been classified as a homicide, police said.

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Body found in water at Potter's Cay dock

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found floating in waters at Potter's Cay Dock last night.

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Three murders in bloody weekend

THREE people were killed during a bloody weekend of violence in New Providence in separate incidents while several others were stabbed or shot.

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Man shot, three stabbed in series of attacks

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving a shooting, three stabbing incidents and an armed robbery that happened over the weekend in New Providence.

Two arrested for drug possession

TWO men were arrested for drugs possession over the weekend in Grand Bahama after a team of officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Coral Garden around 10am on Friday.

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Shootings leave two men dead

POLICE are seeking the public's assistance in solving two separate shooting incidents that left two men dead and another seriously injured early today.

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Shooting leaves woman in hospital

POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving a shooting incident yesterday morning that left a woman in hospital with gunshot injuries to her back.

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Appeal court confirms rights of Muslim RBDF officer who refused to join Christian prayer service were violated

THE Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling by Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett which found that the Royal Bahamas Defence Force violated the constitutional rights of a Muslim officer who refused to participate in a Christian prayer service.

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Couple suspected of molesting girl

A 24-year-old woman and her 23-year-old boyfriend from Andros are in police custody in connection with the sexual intercourse and molestation of a young girl.