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Haitians arrested for immigration breach

FOUR Haitians were recently arrested in Grand Cay for breach of the immigration laws, according to Bahamian authorities.The men were allegedly discovered diving for crawfish in Bahamian waters. Three of the men possessed work permits to be employed a

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Attorney seeks to leave drug suspect's case

THE attorney for Dwight Major yesterday submitted a recusal application in his ongoing $280,000 drug case, seeking to have Magistrate Samuel McKinney recuse himself and transfer the matter to another judge.Ian Cargill, Major’s attorney, in his applic

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Unlawful killing No. 2 - by the same officer

A CORONER’S Court jury yesterday ruled the 2013 police involved shooting death of Terrique Fowler, 22, was an unlawful killing.

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John Bull rolex robbery: Two charged

TWO New Providence men were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the brazen robbery at the John Bull store in Grand Bahama.

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Dwight Major drug case delayed over date mix-up

WITNESS testimony in the $280,000 Dwight Major drug case was yesterday adjourned for 24 hours following an apparent mix-up in the appearance date for Major and the man with whom he was arrested.Major, 50, who is on trial for one count each of conspir

Car stolen near Oakes monument

A gray-coloured 2008 Honda Accord EX Sedan, licence #AM1405, parked near the Oakes Monument, was stolen around noon yesterday.The theft was reported to the police and an all points bulletin was issued. Anyone seeing the vehicle is asked to call the

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Police hunt for robbers after three separate raids

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving three recent armed robberies.The first incident occurred shortly after 4pm on Monday when two men, one armed with a firearm, entered a wholesale liquor store on West Bay Street,

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57-year-old accused of attempted unlawful sex with ten-year-old girl

A 57-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with attempted unlawful sexual intercourse with a ten-year-old girl. Kirk Moss, of Grant Street, stood before Magistrate Samuel McKinney charged with the one count concerning

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Woman who stole from employer ordered to pay back $55k

A 23-year-old woman was yesterday ordered to repay the $55,005.90 she stole from her employer between November 3, 2017 and June 5, or serve a three-year prison sentence. Magistrate Samuel McKinney ordered Krystal Rolle, a former assistant who had re

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Cops quiz GB Urban Renewal official

AUTHORITIES have questioned a former Urban Renewal official as part of an ongoing investigation by the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Anti-Corruption Unit.

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Two dead in holiday shootings

TWO men are dead following separate homicides in the capital and Grand Bahama over the weekend.

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Marijuana worth $20,000 seized

NEARLY $20,000 worth of suspected marijuana was seized during a police search of a home off Fox Dale Road, police said.Shortly after 3pm on Saturday, Drug Enforcement Unit officers conducted a search of a home on Mosquito Drive and recovered two five

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UPDATED: Man dies of shooting injuries on Grand Bahama

A man died early on Monday at the Rand Memorial Hospital in Grand Bahama from shooting injuries he sustained on Saturday night.

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Man shot dead in Fox Hill

A man is dead after a shooting incident in Fox Hill early on Saturday morning.

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Haitians charged with breach of Immigration Act

TWO Haitians were charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court with breach of the Immigration Act.