Crime & Court


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Medical concerns delay Gardiner's sentencing

CHIEF Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt said she would not sentence a man convicted of possessing an illegal firearm and ammunition until his medical concerns have been addressed.

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Woman could face death penalty over Long Island murder

A WOMAN arraigned on Friday in connection with the murder and robbery of a web shop employee in Long Island could be facing the death penalty if convicted at trial.

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Man charged with nightclub murder and causing public terror

EMMANUEL Rolle, 25, formerly a wanted suspect, was charged on Friday in connection with the January 25 fatal shooting of Defence Force marine Angelo Dorsette at the G-Spot nightclub at Faith Avenue north.

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Policeman accused over secret sex tapes given bail

A FORMER police officer facing trial in connection with the production of child pornography left the Magistrate’s Court complex yesterday flanked by relatives after being released on $5,000 bail.

One suspect in nightclub murder turns himself in

A 25-year-old man wanted by police to help in their investigation into the murder of a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine has turned himself in for questioning.

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Punishment delayed for man who molested 11-year-old girl and got her pregnant

A MAN must wait longer before he learns of his punishment for unlawful sexual intercourse with an underage girl who he compelled to get an abortion after discovering she was pregnant.

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Murder trials for six men to start in 2016

SIX men awaiting trial for three separate murder cases were informed that the matters have now been set for 2016.

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29-year-old man accused of sex attack on six-year-old girl

A MAN was remanded to prison without bail after he was arraigned in connection with the sexual assault of a six-year-old girl.

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Teenager in court on child porn charges

A TEEN was granted $5,000 bail yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on charges of possession and dissemination of child pornography.

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Murder suspect fears for his life from alleged killers in jail

A MAN arraigned on a murder charge in Magistrate’s Court yesterday expressed fear for his life from persons in prison allegedly connected to the killings of his brothers.

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Sex tapes suspect rearraigned after error

A MAN, previously arraigned in connection with the production of child pornography, appeared in Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon for re-arraignment because of an “inadvertent error”.

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Second cop faces charges after sex tapes leak

A policeman arraigned in Magistrates Court yesterday denied defaming a female acquaintance by posting a nude image of her on Facebook.

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Man accused of attempted murder remanded to jail

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after being arraigned in connection with a near-fatal incident that happened last November.

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Man suspected of firing on police officers is arrested

GRAND Bahama Police arrested a man who reportedly fired on officers in the Coral Gardens area over the weekend.

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No new date yet for Cat Island murder retrial

A NEW date is expected to be set for a man awaiting retrial in connection with a Cat Island murder.