Nassau, Bahamas — Breaking news coming out of the Biminis at this hour confirms a senior police officer has been arrested on that island. Bahamas Press on Bimini confirms officers of the DEU in Nassau flew to Bimini on yesterday and made the arrest of Inspector Kevin Mortimer. He has been flown to the capital around 6pm on Friday.
Sources in the DEU tell BP Mortimer was under investigation from Freeport and Cat Island and was sent to Bimini. We are told DEU officers landed on the island on Friday and escorted Mortimer back to Nassau under heavy Guard.
Inspector Mortimer is the Officer-in-Charge of the Bimini District, which includes Cat Cay and Ocean Cay. Mortimer brought a quarter-century of policing skills and experience, which has included service on several Family Islands namely, Andros District, Eleuthera District, and Cat Island District as officer-in-charge and also served in Grand Bahama.
The chief inspector was transferred to Grand Bahama in December 2000 and worked as second in command at Mobile Division and officer-in-charge of the Traffic Division. He was later appointed Officer-in-Charge and Training Manager for the Police Training College in Grand Bahama (first recruits trained outside New Providence). This post was held from the establishment of the satellite college in 2003 until his transfer to Bimini Division.
Mortimer is a certified Disaster Management Instructor. He was promoted to the rank of Inspector in 1999 and to Chief Inspector in 2007. He is the holder of the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and the Police Meritorious Service Medal.
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