Crime & Court


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Several arrests over Abaco boat thefts

Police have busted a boat theft ring in Abaco, arresting several men who are known repeat offenders and suspected of stealing over a dozen vessels on that island.

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Jury in student murder trial excused

The jury in the Supreme Court murder trial of high school student Adonai Wilson was excused on Friday due to lengthy legal discussions between the Crown and the defence counsel.

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Teens sorry for part in killing of schoolboy

TWO teens sought forgiveness yesterday from the parents of Adonai Wilson moments after they admitted involvement in a scuffle that led to the 16-year-old’s stabbing death.

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Woman held after fatal stabbing of boyfriend

A WOMAN is in police custody after she was accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death during a heated argument early yesterday morning.

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Mother accused of cocaine trafficking

A 31-year old Bahamian mother of two has been arrested and charged in connection with cocaine trafficking offences in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Man granted bail after two years in custody awaiting murder trial

A MAN, who spent more than two years in custody awaiting trial on a murder charge, was granted bail in the Supreme Court yesterday.

Men awaiting murder trial appear for hearing

THREE men awaiting trial on a murder charge appeared in the Supreme Court for a status hearing yesterday.

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Two police officers injured as suspect crashes car into vehicle

TWO police officers are recovering in hospital after a suspect crashed a stolen vehicle into a police cruiser while attempting to evade arrest.

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Man shot during argument outside home dies in hospital

A MAN who was shot multiple times during an argument in front of his home died in hospital early yesterday morning.

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Pair accused over $2m cocaine haul

TWO men were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the recent seizure of nearly $2 million worth of cocaine by law enforcement.

Youth and man suspected of armed robbery denied bail

A MAN and a juvenile were remanded to prison yesterday after they were arraigned in connection with a recent gunpoint robbery at Potter’s Cay Dock.

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Murder suspect to submit alibi claim

A MAN awaiting trial on a murder charge said he would submit an alibi to the Office of the Attorney General within 21 days.

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Man accused of invading homes and raping victims

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court concerning three home invasions and sexual assaults.

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Family in tears after man found shot dead in Freeport

A MAN was shot dead in Freeport on Tuesday, pushing the homicide count on the island of Grand Bahama to 13 this year.

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Murder trial for killing of student to resume Thursday

A JUDGE presiding over the trial concerning the murder of a Doris Johnson Senior High School student assured a jury that proceedings will continue on Thursday after announcing that their presence would not be needed for another 48 hours.