Nassau, Bahamas — A young man is dead tonight after being brutally beaten to death in the Button Street Ave. area of Pinewood.
We are told the dialysis patient sometime around 9:45 am on Sunday 30th January, was walking in the area when he was robbed of his jewelery. On arrival police were informed that a 37 year old male was in the area when he was robbed of his jewelry and subsequently beaten about the body by two (2) males.
The victim was taken to hospital via private vehicle where he died on Sunday 30th January, sometime during the afternoon. Police are questioning a 16 year old juvenile male in connection with this incident.
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ARMED ROBBERY AT ASUE DRAW
Sometime around 1:30 pm on Sunday 30th January, 2011 police received information of an armed robbery at Asue Draw, Island Street and Balfour Avenue. Police responded and information received that a male wearing a green striped shirt and a dark pants, with a black cloth over the face, entered the establishment allegedly armed with a handgun and demanded cash. The culprit robbed the establishment of an undetermined amount of cash and fled the area on foot in an unknown direction. Police are investigating.
FIREARM RECOVERED Morrisville, Long Island
Sometime around 7:00 am on Saturday 29th January, 2011 police at Long Island acting on information went to a bushy area in Morrisville, Long Island where they recovered a shotgun. Three (3) people were taken into custody. Police investigations continue.
STOLEN VEHICLES RECOVERED
Sometime around 10:00 am on Saturday 29th January, 2011 officers of the Traffic Division were on the patrol in the area of Sir Milo Butler Highway off Carmichael Road when they recovered four (4) Honda vehicles and two (2) Sentra’s all stripped. No one was taken into custody. Police investigations continue
ARMED ROBBERY Robinson Road and Claridge Road
Sometime around 8:20 pm on Saturday 29th January, 2011 police received information of an armed robbery at Robinson Road and Claridge Road. Police responded and information received that a male was walking on Robinson Road when he was approached by a group of male one of whom was allegedly armed with a knife. The culprits robbed the male of an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area on foot in an unknown direction. Police are investigation.
FIREARM ARREST @ Shady Lane off Burial Ground Corner
Sometime around 9:00 pm on Saturday 29th January, 2011 officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information went to a home at Shady Lane off Burial Ground Corner. On arrival to the home the officers heard people talking. Officers identified themselves and attempted to gain entrance. Officers then heard movements and entered the home. Once inside the officers discovered that the occupants had fled. Officers conducted a search of the home and discovered a handgun gun with an assortment of ammunition. Additionally, officers discovered eighteen (18) pounds of suspected marijuana and a half (1/2) pound of suspected cocaine. The marijuana has a street value of eighteen ($18,000) thousand dollars and the cocaine a street value of three ($3,000.00) thousand dollars. Police are following significant leads into this matter. Police investigations continue.
FIREARM ARREST ON HAY STREET
Sometime around 11:14 pm on Saturday 29th January, 2011 officers of the mobile division were on routine patrol on Hay Street when they observed a male acting suspiciously. Officers conducted a search of the male and recovered a handgun with ammunition. The 21 year old male of Lobster Avenue was taken into custody. Police investigations continue.
SHOOTING AT EAST AND LEWIS STREETS
Sometime around 2:30 am on Sunday 30th January, 2011 police received information of gunshots being heard at East Street and Lewis Street. Additional information received that a male wearing a yellow shirt and a blue jeans pants was responsible and left the area running with the handgun. Officers of the Tourism Police Unit responded and observed a male fitting the description running through McCullough Corner. Officers pursued the culprit; however, he was able to evade police.
While at McCullough Corner, police spoke with a 27 year old male of 4th Terrace who informed that while walking through McCullough Corner he heard gunshots and realized that he was shot to the wrist and shoulder. The victim was taken to hospital via EMS personnel where he is detained in stable condition.
A short while later police received information that the culprit was seen leaving the area in a Honda vehicle L/P 219529. Officers of rapid strike while on Taylor Street observed the vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and a 33 year old male of Foxdale taken into custody. Police investigations continue.
SHOOTING IN Lower Bouge Eleuthera
Sometime around 4:00 am on Sunday 30th January, 2011 police received information of a shooting at Lower Bouge, Eleuthera. Police responded and information received that male was at home when he was awoken by another male inside his home armed with a handgun. It is reported that the culprit fired gunshots at the male which resulted in that male receiving gunshot injuries to the arm. The victim was taken to the local clinic for treatment. Police are investigating.