Crime & Court


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Police find home invasion suspect ‘hiding’ in hotel on PI

THE 18-year-old suspect wanted for questioning in connection with the home invasion and murder of Blair resident Andre Cartwright was caught by police early yesterday morning “hiding” in a Paradise Island hotel, according to Chief Superintendent Paul Rolle.

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Bahamian boat captain gets 14 year sentence in US over fatal human smuggling trip

A BAHAMIAN boat captain has been sentenced to 14 years in a US prison for a human smuggling venture that resulted in the deaths of four Haitian women. US District Judge Kathleen Williams imposed the sentence yesterday on Naaman Davis, who pleaded guilty in May.

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Woman convicted of boyfriend’s stabbing death faces sentence delay

A WOMAN’S sentencing for her boyfriend’s stabbing death has been delayed by another three weeks.

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Judge asks why it took nine years for child rape trial

A JUDGE sought an explanation yesterday on why it took nearly nine years for a man to stand trial in the Supreme Court for the rape of a child that occurred in 2005.

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Latest murder victim was shot while riding his bicycle

THE country’s murder count for the year inched closer to 100 following a shooting in Adderley Street, Fox Hill Tuesday night that left a 38-year-old man dead.

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‘Be vigilant of anyone posing as police officers’

ASSISTANT Police Commissioner Leon Bethel yesterday warned Bahamian residents to be vigilant of persons posing as police officers.

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Two men in hospital after attacks outside nightclubs

TWO MEN are in serious condition in hospital after they were attacked in separate incidents outside local nightclubs on Monday night.

Nottage wants a focus on crime fighting strategies – not differences

AFTER two senior law enforcement officials last week gave “contradictory” comments on the status of sexual assault cases in the country, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday said the authorities should focus on crime fighting strategies, rather than “focusing on differences.”

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Shot dead at home defending parents

A 44-year-old man was shot and killed early yesterday morning attempting to protect his elderly parents from armed assailants, pretending to be police officers.

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Man contests conviction, life sentence for murder of fast food restaurant manager

A MAN is now represented by a Queen’s Counsel as he contests a conviction and life sentence for murdering a fast food restaurant manager after seducing and robbing him.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fatal shooting in Fox Hill

Police have confirmed a fatal shooting tonight at Adderley Street, Fox Hill.

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Man shot dead in home invasion

A 44-year old man is dead after he was shot multiple times early this morning in a home invasion in Blair Estates.

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Dominican men plead guilty to illegal fishing, get $1,000 fine

FOUR Dominican men were fined $1,000 yesterday after foregoing a trial and pleading guilty to illegal fishing in Bahamian waters.

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Man wanted in US on drug charge to face extradition proceedings

EXTRADITION proceedings will go forward for a man wanted in the United States on a drug charge, a magistrate ruled yesterday.

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26-year-old in custody over shooting death of Fox Hill man

POLICE have arrested a 26-year-old man for questioning in connection with the shooting death of a Fox Hill man on Saturday.