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Armed raid on PI hotel: Two in custody, hunt for further two suspects

POLICE are on the hunt for suspects, in addition to the two already in custody, for an armed robbery at a Paradise Island hotel on Saturday night, the head of the Central Detective Unit confirmed yesterday.

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Body of partly naked woman found dead

THE country recorded another murder over the weekend after the discovery of a woman’s partially nude body in bushes yesterday morning.

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Handguns recovered

TWO fewer guns are on Nassau’s streets after police uncovered two handguns in separate incidents on Saturday.

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Armed robbery at Paradise Island hotel

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Paradise Island hotel on Saturday night.

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Marijuana plants worth $7.5 million are discovered in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT – Some 75,000 marijuana plants, worth an estimated $7.5 million, were discovered growing in the pine forest of Grand Bahama.

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Two of four accused in murder of Kurt McCartney ask for bail

TWO of four persons accused in the killing of businessman Kurt McCartney appeared in the Supreme Court asking for bail.

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Family member tells of horror of shooting

FREEPORT – The Dart family had planned to spend the Easter holidays together in Grand Bahama, but that all turned into a “nightmare,” one of the seven relatives held hostage by armed intruders on Tuesday, told the London Daily Mail.

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Stolen cars found in Eleuthera

OFFICERS from the Central Detective Unit are searching for the owners of five Honda vehicles that were stolen from New Providence and resold to residents in North Eleuthera.

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Jamaican women held over cocaine

TWO JAMAICAN women are in police custody after they were caught, in two separate incidents, attempting to smuggle almost $50,000 worth of cocaine into Nassau.

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Three in court over airport drug seizure

A DOZEN drug charges were brought against three men yesterday in connection with the recent seizure of more than $1m worth of drugs at Lynden Pindling International Airport.

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Man charged with manslaughter refused bail

A MAN accused of fatally stabbing another man was denied bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being charged with manslaughter.

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Man in hospital after shooting

A MAN was in hospital last night after being shot in a midday incident yesterday.

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Witness tells of finding body

A WITNESS recalled how an injured man knocking on his door led to him finding the man’s girlfriend dead on a beach some 10 minutes away from his house.

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Victim of home invasion shooting is identified

FREEPORT – The man gunned down during a home invasion and robbery in Grand Bahama is British citizen Edgar George Dart, 56, of Manitoba, Canada.

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Threat of a riot if police officers in shooting are not removed

FRIENDS OF Wesley Pierre, the man who was shot and killed by police in Exuma on Sunday, have threatened to “riot” if police officers involved in the shooting are not immediately removed.