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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.

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Police officer charged with possession of dangerous drugs

A POLICE officer and another man were charged with possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply in separate matters yesterday.

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Cop held in airport coke bust

A POLICE officer is expected to be arraigned in Magistrate’s Court today after he was found on board a charter flight at Lynden Pindling International Airport with eight pounds of cocaine in what is suspected to be his suitcase.

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Suspect accused of killing activist's son in hit and run

A Freeport man accused of a recent fatal hit and run accident in Grand Bahama was arraigned in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday.Roberto Davano Taylor, 29, appeared in Court One before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson. He was not repre

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Jamaican on drug charge

A 34-year-old Jamaican national has been charged with a drug seizure at Grand Bahama International Airport earlier this week.Clifton Garth Tomlinson stood before Magistrate Subsola Swain faced with one count each of possession of dangerous drugs with

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Child rapist Birbal sent from country

CHILD rapist Andre Birbal was repatriated to Trinidad and Tobago following the completion of his prison sentence at the end of June.The former art teacher’s release from prison follows a plea deal earlier this year where he admitted two counts of unn

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Woman accused of stealing $66,000 from her employer

A 23-year-old woman was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with theft and laundering of more than $60,000 from her employer over a seven-month period.Krystal Rolle appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on a total of 11 theft and m

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'Unlawful killing’ cop will fight verdict

ONE day after a Coroner’s Court jury ruled Police Corporal Adrian Miller unlawfully killed an armed man at a party, his lawyer said he intends to appeal the inquest’s verdict.

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Tourist 'didn't know' marijuana was illegal

AN American man was fined $2,000 for possession of one gram of marijuana found on a nightstand in his hotel room.Claudio Louis Evangelista II, 22, of Underhill Road in Locust Valley, New York, appeared before Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans on the sing