Nassau, Bahamas — Three males have show up dead in 24 hours as the bloodbath in the Bahamas continues <<< Police are investigating the circumstances into the third death on Saturday.
The body of a man was found in the pond at the rear of the National Insurance Building, Baillou Hill Road. The man was reportedly found around 7:20 am on Saturday 19th May, 2012 with injuries to the upper body.
We at BP believe it is a MURDER. It is the third incident in 24 hours.
Police are investigating and are appealing to members of the public who may have any information regarding this incident to contact police @ 919, 322-333/4, the CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT @ 502-9991, 502-9910 or CRIMESTOPPERS @ 328-TIPS.
POLICE CONDUCT OPERATION “SELECTIVE ENFORCEMENT”
In keeping with the Commissioner of Police 2012 policy plan, “Tackling Crime and Improving Community Safety”, the Royal Bahamas Police Force launched operation “Selective Enforcement”. The operation was conducted between 8:30 pm on Friday 18th May, 2012 and 3:30am on Saturday19th, May, 2012 and resulted in sixty(63) drivers being cited for various traffic offences and eleven (11) people being arrested on outstanding Warrants of Arrest.
Additionally, eleven (11) persons were arrested for various offences such as House-breaking, Threats of Death, Obscene Language, Stealing from a vehicle, Disorderly Behavior, Throwing Missiles, and Resisting Arrest. The operation consisted of officers from the Carmichael, Southeastern, South Central, Southern, Northeastern and Eastern Divisions.
POLICE UNCOVER TWO (2) HANDGUNS IN BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT
Two (2) handguns along with a large quantity of ammunition and drugs were confiscated from a local business establishment at Key West Street. Preliminary reports indicate that around 1:30 am on Saturday 19th May, 2012 officers of the Northeastern Division, Mobile Division and the Central Detective acting on information conducted a search of the establishment and uncovered the items.
No one was arrested in connection with the items; however, a 24 year old male of Sumner Street, South Beach was arrested for being in violation of his curfew.
OFFICERS OF THE MOBILE DIVISION MAKE FIREARM ARREST
Nassau, Bahamas – A 33 year old man of Forbes Street, Nassau Village is in police custody after being found in possession of a handgun and ammunition. Officers of the Mobile Division arrested the man around 10:45 am on Friday 18th May, 2012. Initial reports indicate that officers acting on information from Police Control Room went to Taylor Street, Nassau Village where they arrested the man and confiscated the items. Active police investigations continue.
POLICE INVESTIGATES SHOOTING INCIDENTS
Police are investigating two (2) separate shootings that have left two (2) men in hospital. The first incident reportedly occurred around 2:10 pm on Friday 18th May, 2012 at Winders Terrace off Malcolm Road. Initial reports are that a 30 year old man of Yamacraw Shores was at Winders Terrace when he was approached by two (2) men and subsequently shot to the leg. The victim was taken to hospital where he is detained in stable condition.
The second incident reportedly occurred shortly after 8:00 pm and resulted in a 26 year old man of Podoleo Street, receiving multiple gunshot injuries to the body.
Preliminary reports are that the victim was at Meadow Lane off East Street when he was approached by four (4) males and subsequently shot. The victim was taken to hospital via EMS personnel where he is detained in critical condition.
Police are actively investigating both incident and appealing to members of the public who may have any information regarding any of these incident to contact police at 919, 322-3333/4, the CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT @ 502-9991, 502-9910 or CRIMESTOPPERS @ 328-TIPS.
WHAT EVERY CITIZEN SHOULD KNOW: According to section 212 subsection
nine (9) of The Penal Code, Chapter 84: every person who loiters, carouses or the like in or about any shop, in any public place, and does not quietly move away when desired so to do by any peace officer or by the owner of the shop or his agent; shall, in every case, be liable to a penalty of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00).