Crime & Court


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Case is dropped against man accused of sex attack on child

A CASE was discontinued yesterday against a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor nearly five years ago.

Police hunting for man on suspicion of drug possession

GRAND Bahama police are searching for man who they believe can help in an ongoing investigation into possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

37-year-old man faces court in Freeport accused of rape

A 37-year-old man was charged with rape in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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January trial for ten accused of damaging Cabbage Beach fence

TEN people facing prosecution stemming from the destruction of a fence blocking an access point to Cabbage Beach, including talk show host Lincoln Bain, will now return to Magistrate’s Court in January 2017 for the start of their trial.

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Two-week delay for murder case transfer

TWO men awaiting trial in connection with a triple shooting that occurred in September will have to wait another two weeks for their case to be transferred to the Supreme Court.

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Driver shot as he arrived home dies

A 37-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed early on Monday morning as he pulled into the driveway of his Mermaid Boulevard home.

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UPDATED: Man found dead in car in Grand Bahama killing

ONE man is dead and a second was stabbed and hospitalised in Grand Bahama in separate incidents over the weekend, police reported.

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Daylight robbery at Mack Town business

GRAND Bahama police are investigating a brazen daylight armed robbery in the Mack Town area on Saturday, leaving at least three people traumatised.

Two men wanted by Grand Bahama police

GRAND Bahama police are searching for two men who are wanted for questioning, one in reference to causing grievous harm and the other for stealing.

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Man denies involvement in armed robberies

A MAN denied being the culprit behind two gunpoint robberies over the summer during his formal Supreme Court arraignment on Friday.

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Man accused of murder, attempted murder to get retrial date

A RETRIAL date will be determined in two weeks for a man accused of murder and attempted murder.

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Man 'wanted for hundreds of armed robberies' caught after police chase

A MAN allegedly responsible for “hundreds of armed robberies” was arrested with another man after leading police on a high-speed chase on Carmichael Road on Friday morning, averting what senior police said could have been a “disaster for some business people” in the lead up to Christmas.

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‘We are safe’ insists senior police officer

DESPITE a recent spate of murders and shootings in New Providence and Grand Bahama, officer-in-charge of the Central Detective Unit, Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander said the country is still a “safe” place.

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UPDATED: Man dies after Toote Shop Corner shooting

POLICE are reporting that they are on the scene of a fatal shooting at Toote Shop Corner, off East Street, on Thursday night.

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Woman shot dead next to her Bible

THE woman who was shot dead Wednesday night as she pulled up to her home in the Chippingham area with relatives had just returned from church when gunmen ambushed the family.