Crime & Court


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Murder victims identified

POLICE have released the identities of two of the country’s latest murder victims.

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Man who hid drugs stash in wall claimed they were for sister’s cancer treatment

A MAN was sentenced to 24 months in prison yesterday Kendal Nairn, 33, appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes facing a charge of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply concerning a seizure by police on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2016 in Montell Heights.

$5,000 fine for man guilty of marijuana possession

A MAN was fined $5,000 yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply.

Man accused of having firearm and ammunition denied bail

A MAN was remanded to prison without bail yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on two firearms related offences.

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Woman in hospital after drive-by shooting

A WOMAN is recovering in hospital after she was shot several times in a drive-by shooting late Monday night.

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UPDATED: Man found dead in Doubloon Drive home on New Year's Day

THE first homicide of 2017 was recorded in the capital mere hours into the new year when a man, whose body was riddled with gunshots, was discovered by a group of friends in an efficiency apartment on Dabloon Drive, off Faith Avenue on Sunday.

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Young man shot dead and three wounded in Fox Hill on New Year's Eve

A YOUNG man was reported killed and three people wounded in a shooting incident in Sandilands Village Road, Fox Hill, on New Year's Eve according to police.

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Shot driver dies as car crashes into water at Saunders Beach

THE murderous end to the year in the Bahamas continued on Saturday morning with the shooting of a man as he left a club on West Bay Street, his lifeless body being pulled from his vehicle in the water at Saunders Beach.

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Two held after illegal firearms found

POLICE in New Providence took two men into custody following the seizure of two illegal firearms in separate incidents on Thursday.

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Man gets court date over alleged attack, phone theft from minor

A MAN will stand trial in Magistrates Court next month in connection with an midday attack and cellular phone theft from a minor.

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Cruise passenger ‘thought marijuana was legal’

PAY the fine or do the time was a magistrate’s order yesterday to an American man who pleaded guilty when charged with possession of dangerous drugs.

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Man accused of receiving stolen car is denied bail

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after he was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court concerning a stolen $28,000 car that was allegedly found in his possession.

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Beaten man's dead body wrapped and dumped in Yellow Elder Gardens

POLICE discovered the lifeless body of a man who was beaten and wrapped in a blanket on a service road near Tom “The Bird” Grant Park in Yellow Elder Gardens around 1pm on Thursday.

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Husband killed after gunmen forced couple to stop car

CHIEF Superintendent Clayton Fernander, officer-in-charge of the Central Detective Unit, warned drivers yesterday to be “extra cautious” after armed men forced a couple to stop their vehicle in the middle of the road before shooting and killing the driver.

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US man bailed after fight on PI

AN AMERICAN tourist was granted $1,000 cash bail yesterday after he was charged in connection with a physical altercation with another tourist that occurred on Paradise Island during the Boxing Day holiday.