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Web shop worker shot in armed raid

A WOMAN employee of Chances Games was shot and sent to hospital on Sunday evening following an attempted armed robbery at the establishment in Hunters.According to police reports, two masked men armed with firearms entered the business shortly after

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'My car was a different colour' says suspect

A 23-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday over allegations that he was the person a prison officer shot in the shoulder outside of a bank last week after he had robbed a man of $4,000 cash, which belonged to a fast food chain.

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Man accused of series of armed raids

A 20-year-old man was arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with robbing nine people of more than $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise in the last six months.Edward Colebrooke, also known as “EJ”, stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann F

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Two years in jail for marijuana

A 21-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday after pleading guilty to being found in possession of nearly $300,000 worth of marijuana last week.Kendrick Humes was sentenced by Assistant Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain following hi

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Four in hospital after series of weekend attacks

FOUR men are in hospital in varying conditions following separate incidents over the weekend.In the latest of the four incidents, according to police reports, shortly after 12am yesterday a man was sitting on a bucket in the front of a residence at G

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Police hunt for raiders after series of robberies

POLICE on New Providence are seeking the public’s help with any information that can assist with solving a spate of armed robberies that occurred over the weekend.The latest took place shortly after 10pm on Saturday when employees at a business on Ca

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Woman robbed outside her Pinewood Gardens home

A WOMAN was robbed Friday when she pulled up to her home on Wild Guava Street, Pinewood Gardens.

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Court set to block public commentary on Shane Gibson case

SUPREME Court Justice Indra Charles announced on Friday that preparatory steps were underway to bar further public commentary on the ongoing Shane Gibson bribery case.

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Nygard contempt sentencing adjourned

THE sentencing of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard on contempt charges was adjourned on Friday to give his attorneys leave to file a recusal application against Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles.

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Judicial review bid rejected in case against URCA ruling

A SUPREME Court judge has refused Navette Broadcasting’s judicial review application in its case against the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA).

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$80,000 drugs found in container

MORE than $80,000 worth of suspected marijuana was discovered in a metal container tied on the bottom of a cargo vessel at the Grand Bahama Shipyard, police reported yesterday.No arrest was made, but police seized 86 pounds of marijuana with an estim

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Island Luck worker accused of stealing $165,000

A 31-year-old Island Luck employee was charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with stealing more than $165,000 from her employer over a four-month period.Christianna Taylor stood before Magistrate Derence Rolle Davis faced with six counts of steal

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Four face court after guns and ammunition found

POLICE yesterday arraigned four residents of Abaco in Magistrate’s Court on a firearm and ammunition-related charges in two separate cases.In the first matter, Andre Kikivalakis, 44, and Liniska Cornish, 31, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Fe

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Two accused of murders

TWO men were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday, accused of two separate murders.In the first matter, Mark Kemp, 39, of Cox Street, stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson Pratt faced with one count of murder concerning a Friday, August

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Arrests in Abaco after dangerous drugs, firearms, ammunition found

Four people persons were arrested in Abaco after police discovered dangerous drugs, firearms, and ammunition at a residence, police reported on yesterday.