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21-year-old mother jailed for false COVID test result

A 21-year-old mother was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for presenting a false Doctor’s Hospital COVID-19 test result when she attempted to travel earlier this week.

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54-year-old faces three charges

A 54-YEAR-OLD man was arraigned Friday on three charges, including possession at night of a housebreaking instrument.

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Man shot dead in Kemp Road area

A MAN wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet was the country’s 32nd murder victim Friday when he was fatally shot in the Kemp Road area.

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Students fall sick after eating marijuana cookies

SEVERAL students on Eleuthera fell sick after consuming marijuana laced cookies which were shipped to the island, police reported yesterday.

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NO FACE MASK? THAT’S $250

A MAN was fined $250 yesterday after police found him at a local establishment without a face mask.

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Nygard denied bail in extradition fight

PETER Nygard will remain in jail while fighting extradition to the United States.

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‘PAY $1,500 FINE OVER DRUGS OR GO TO JAIL’

A 57-year-old man who was found with over four ounces of marijuana last week was yesterday ordered to pay $1,500 or spend eight months in prison.

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Man accused of years of indecent assaults denied bail

A 43-year-old man accused of indecently assaulting a 21-year-old female over a period of several years was remanded to prison yesterday.

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Man must pay ex-girlfriend

A MAN who admitted harming his ex-girlfriend during a heated argument was yesterday ordered to compensate the woman for her injuries.

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Reverend spends night in custody after libel accusation

A REVEREND who was accused of making offensive allegations against Police Commissioner Paul Rolle in a Facebook video that has now gone viral was yesterday charged with intentional libel.

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Two accused of separate murders

A MAN and a teenager were yesterday charged in Magistrates Court with murder in connection with two separate incidents.

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WOMAN SAYS SHE PAID FOR TEST

AN attorney representing a woman accused of using forged test results in an attempt to travel to Abaco last week said she paid for what she thought was a legitimate test from fraudsters purporting to operate a mobile unit connected to a hospital.

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COUPLE ARRESTED AFTER GUN FIND

A FREEPORT couple was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition yesterday.

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TWO ACCUSED OVER $3M COCAINE HAUL

TWO men were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the recent seizure of more than $3m worth of cocaine which was recovered by officers during a drug bust in Eleuthera last week.

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Gunned down playing dominoes

THE FAMILY of a man who was shot and killed while he was playing dominoes over the holiday weekend said although he had his challenges, nothing he had done could have justified the way he was killed.

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