Crime & Court


Officer laughed as body camera switched on in police shooting

A FORMER police officer laughed and lamented turning on his body camera after shooting a man last year.

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GB murder takes year’s tally to 71

SIX people have been killed since Thursday, pushing the murder count for the year to 71.

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Man shot dead and suspect shot by police

A MAN was shot dead in a truck on Saturday evening, close to a police station - prompting a police chase that ended with one suspect being shot by officers and another being arrested. A third suspect is still on the run.

Probation over drugs charges

A 37-year-old male was given one year of probation after pleading guilty to having marijuana and cocaine.

Man accused of attempted murder

A 37-year-old man was sent to prison on Friday for attempting to end the life of Bernard Deveaux on Saturday, July 13.

Judge tells men: 'If you cannot control your liquor, don’t drink'

TWO men who were caught fighting at the Independence Junkanoo parade were ordered to be on good behavior for six months or risk going to prison.

Hatian man accused of marijuana possession with intent to supply denied bail

A HAITIAN man accused of drug possession told a magistrate on Friday that it was her “fault” she couldn’t speak his native language after expressing difficulty understanding English during his arraignment.

Teen girl ordered to pay $1,000 for punching woman

A TEENAGER who punched a woman in the face and gave her a black eye last month was warned not to make the same mistake again after being ordered to be on good behavior for six months.

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Police hold two men over shared video of man having sex with young girl

GRAND Bahama police took two men in custody after the social media circulation of a video showing an adult male having sex with a young girl.

Man found with gunshot wounds to his head becomes country’s 63rd murder

A MAN was killed yesterday morning, the 63rd murder of the year.

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Families knew that voice notes existed

THE father of Michael Fox Jr said his son sent him voice notes before he was killed in May and told him to release the recordings should something happen to him.

Twins accused of possession of a loaded gun and ammunition

TWINS were granted bail after they were accused of having a loaded gun in New Providence last week.

Man gets three months prison for stealing car

A MAN was sentenced to three months in prison yesterday after he admitted to stealing a luxury car in New Providence last week.

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Police unable to access Taylor’s phone

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander said police have been unable to access the phone of an American woman who went missing last month.

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Fernander assures publIc: ‘You can trust Police Probe’

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander sought to assure the public that the Royal Bahamas Police Force is worthy of its trust after voice notes purporting to capture conversations about a quid-pro-quo arrangement involving a senior police officer and a prominent gang leader circulated last week, jarring residents.