NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday law enforcement will “go vigorously” after those responsible for the two double homicides that occurred in the capital this week. As Monday’s shooting occurred at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, Mr Dames also said he is working with a team to create a “robust policy” to improve security at “all government properties”.
A BAHAMIAN mother of four, who was caught up in the FBI’s two-year undercover operation into US visa fraud in Nassau, was sentenced to time served and deportation in a federal court yesterday.
THREE women and one man pleaded not guilty to possession of a quantity of Indian hemp with intent to supply yesterday.
A BAHAMIAN man living in Atlanta has been declared a fugitive in the United States, going missing days before a jury found him guilty of rape, aggravated sexual battery, child molestation and cruelty to children in the first degree.
ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Samuel Butler said yesterday the force has had a “major impact” on the war on drugs in Grand Bahama.
A Florida Atlantic University student raised in the Bahamas was arrested last week for allegedly threatening to kill his professor for scheduling a 7am exam.
AN adult male and a teenager were yesterday arraigned on murder and attempted murder charges.
THERE have been 86 murders for the year thus far, police press liaison officer Superintendent Shanta Knowles revealed yesterday.
A 26-year-old Freeport man was convicted of obstruction of justice and sentenced to more than a year in prison by a Freeport magistrate.
GRAND Bahama police are investigating a stabbing that has left a 22-year-old man in hospital in serious condition.
POLICE are searching for the men responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Tuesday.
TWO men, one of whom was being electronically monitored by police, were found shot to death in Jubilee Gardens early Wednesday morning in a car with its motor still running. The men were reportedly cousins.
THE Court of Appeal has granted Bahamas-born deportee Jean Rony Jean-Charles leave to appeal its revocation of a Supreme Court judge’s landmark decision concerning his controversial detention and removal from The Bahamas to the Privy Council, despite stern opposition from the Crown.
POLICE have a “fair idea” who was responsible for Monday’s brazen double homicide at the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre in Fox Hill and will “bring them to justice,” according to National Security Minister Marvin Dames.
A 60-year-old justice of the peace was charged yesterday with performing fraudulent marriages with some of the fake marriage certificates he allegedly had in his possession bearing the name of his co-accused.