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Two charged with robbery and murder attempt

TWO 24-year-old men were arraigned in a magistrate’s court yesterday accused of being the perpetrators of an armed robbery and an attempted murder one week ago.Dominic Stuart and Antonio Neely stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain charg

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Man charged with two sex offences against young girls

A 31-year-old man was arraigned in a magistrate’s court yesterday charged with having sexual intercourse with a ten-year-old girl, and also of trying to touch another girl’s private parts earlier this year.Ricardo Burrows, of Eden Street, stood befor

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Two accused of $12,000 fraud

A MAN and a woman were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with collectively defrauding a woman of more than $12,000 within a three-day period earlier this month.Donovan Stubbs, 21, and Shafara Lewis, 23, stood before Magistrate Ambro

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Teenager on attempted murder charge

A 19-year-old Freeport man was charged with attempted murder in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday morning.Cornel Beckles, of Tamarind Street, appeared in Court Two before Magistrate Charlton Smith in connection with an incident that occurred

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Holiday weekend blighted by series of armed robberies

POLICE are investigating a spate of armed robberies which occured over the holiday weekend.In the first incident in the early hours of Friday morning, a man was approached by two men outside his home in Hope Town, Abaco, one of whom was armed with a

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Gunned down as children played

GUNSHOTS cracked the air as seven children played on a South Beach park yesterday morning. Feet away from them, a man in his early 30s lay dead.

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Seventh victim of police shootout

POLICE killed a man on Saturday afternoon after he allegedly shot at officers following a high speed car chase.

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Man shot dead on South Beach Drive

Police are investigating the nation’s latest murder after a man was shot dead on Monday morning.

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Man injured in gas station shooting

A man is in hospital after a shooting at a gas station early on Sunday morning.

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Crown attorney in Frank Smith trial concedes call log discrepancies

THE Crown's lead attorney in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial, Edward Jenkins, QC, conceded Friday there are discrepancies between the call logs of virtual complainant Barbara Hanna and Mr Smith’s phone bill.

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Telephone logs show inconsistencies in trial

INCONSISTENCIES in the call-logs of Barbara Hanna took centre stage in the Frank Smith’s extortion and bribery trial yesterday.A former BTC auditor yesterday said more than 60 discrepancies between Hanna’s call history and Mr Smith’s phone bill betwe

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Police chase leads in sex attacks hunt

POLICE were yesterday said to be following “significant leads” in their investigations into the sexual assault of two young girls as activists called for immediate state action to increase accountability for sex offenders.

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Suspect bailed in sex attack retrial

THE SON of former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes has been granted $9,000 bail ahead of his retrial over allegations he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl entrusted to his wife’s care six years ago.Justice Gregory Hilton granted Joseph Foulkes

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Killer's appeal rejected despite brutality claims

THE Court of Appeal has affirmed both the conviction and sentencing of Thaddeus Williams, 25, citing the court’s position on not interfering with a sentences passed by lower courts, unless those sentences were “manifestly harsh, excessive or wrong in

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‘Minister’ linked to police in Smith trial

A WRITTEN statement submitted by Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle in the ongoing Frank Smith extortion and bribery trial could lead to at least one current government minister being called before the court.

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