Crime & Court


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Man shot and seriously wounded in Eight Mile Rock

A MAN is in hospital in Grand Bahama after being shot several times and seriously wounded on Friday night in Eight Mile Rock.

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Security officer shot in attempted robbery at Abaco resort

A SECURITY officer at a resort in Abaco was shot during an attempted armed robbery on Thursday evening, police reported.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead on Mount Royal Avenue

POLICE are investigating the murder of a young forklift operator at Mount Royal Avenue early on Friday morning.

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Three plead not guilty to $24,000 worth of food

THREE men were granted $5,000 bail in Magistrates Court on Friday after pleading not guilty to theft of more than $24,000 worth of food from a major distribution company.

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VIDEO: Super Value robbed again by armed raiders

POLICE are aggressively pursuing two armed men who robbed Super Value's Portion Control on Robinson Road on Thursday evening.

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Attorney General’s office under fire over bail in Sewell case

THE Office of the Attorney General came under fire from a magistrate yesterday during a bail hearing when officials sought to argue that a man recently charged with sexual assault should not be granted bail as he had previously been charged with similar crimes.

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Man jailed for four years for housebreaking

A MAN will serve four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to 11 counts of housebreaking in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Officer who helped detain triple murder suspect testifies

A JURY heard testimony yesterday from a police officer who was a part of a special operation instrumental in the arrest of a suspect wanted for questioning in a triple murder.

Three men, one woman arrested over string of robberies

POLICE arrested three men and one woman Wednesday night who they suspect of being responsible for a string of recent robberies in the capital.

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20 arrested as hunt for escaped murderer goes on

POLICE arrested nearly 20 people between Wednesday and Thursday for “assisting and providing shelter” for convicted murderer Ormand Leon, according to Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Leon Bethel.

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Seven years in jail for rape and armed robbery

A MAN who made a plea deal with Crown prosecutors in separate rape and armed robbery cases was sentenced to seven years in prison yesterday.

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Murdered man’s body found in Bimini

THE partially decomposed body of a man was discovered in bushes in Bimini early yesterday morning.

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Jury sees pictures of triple killing crime scene

A SUPREME Court jury yesterday was shown nearly five dozen images illustrating the aftermath of a shooting at a home that claimed three lives, including that of a pregnant woman who was shot in the head.

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Sentencing delayed over man’s killing of five-year-old brother

SENTENCING of a schizophrenic man who fatally stabbed his five-year-old brother has been delayed by two weeks.

Police seek armed robbery suspects

POLICE are looking for the suspects behind two armed robberies that occurred on Tuesday.