Crime & Court


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Defence argues against Attorney General evidence in Misick corruption trial

DEFENCE lawyers in the corruption trial in Turks and Caicos Islands said Attorney General Rhondalee Brathwaite-Knowles should not be allowed to give evidence or produce documents containing any legal advice which she gave to former Cabinet ministers who are currently on trial.

Warrant issued as man charged with murder fails to show up at court

A MAN, charged with murder, failed for the second time this week to show up in the Supreme Court. A warrant is still out for his arrest.

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Mother in tears as she tells of finding son dead

PATRICIA-MAE Wilson fought back tears in the Supreme Court yesterday as she recalled a 24-hour window on December 9, 2015 within which she had sent her son off to his father in good health only to later find him lying face down in the street, having been stabbed.

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Murder suspect says he was forced to confess

A MAN arraigned on a murder charge yesterday alleged that police forced him to sign a confession he did not voluntarily give.

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Trial over schoolboy’s murder due to begin in court today

THE trial into the murder of a 12th grade Doris Johnson Senior High School student is expected to proceed today in the Supreme Court.

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$10,000 reward offered after store hit by armed robbers

NASSAU Pawn is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the recovery of items stolen during an armed robbery at their downtown location last month.

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Break-in suspect shot by police dies in hospital

A MAN died in hospital Friday night hours after he was shot by police after stabbing and injuring two officers as they attempted to foil a home invasion on East Street north.

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Men arrested over song are released from custody

THE two men, who were arrested by police last week in connection with a song that makes negative comments about Prime Minister Perry Christie and his family, have been released from custody and plan to sue the government, The Tribune has learned.

Still no new leads in two-year probe of British man’s murder

AFTER two years, there are still no new leads in the murder investigation of a British man who was shot to death in Grand Bahama, according to the island’s police chief.

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Five million dollars worth of suspected cocaine seized in Freeport

FIVE million dollars worth of suspected cocaine was discovered at the Freeport Container Port on Friday - the largest drug seizure this year in Grand Bahama.

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Two in court on armed robbery charges

TWO men were arraigned in Magistrate's Court on Friday, charged with two counts armed robbery.

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Couple fined $3,500 each for posting of nude photos

A MAGISTRATE on Friday fined a Filipino couple $3,500 each for their involvement in a criminal defamation case where it's alleged the pair were responsible for the posting of several nude images of the husband’s ex-girlfriend on Facebook.

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Two in custody over 'vile' rap song

POLICE have two adult males in custody in connection with a song that negatively references Prime Minister Perry Christie, his family, Members of Parliament and Democratic National Alliance leader Branville McCartney.

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UPDATED: Man shot after stabbing police officers

A man was shot by police after stabbing and injuring two officers this afternoon as they attempted to foil an armed robbery at a house on East Street north. 

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Couple to be sentenced over posting of nude photos

A FILIPINO couple will return to Magistrate’s Court today to face sentencing for criminal defamation concerning the husband’s posting of several nude images of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook.