Another man is dead this morning following a shooting incident in the Nassau Street and Boyd Road area.
BP reports sometime around 3:30AM the victim was shot multiple times by two assailants. This victim gunned down this morning is in his early thirties, he was just acquitted of a double murder in May of this year. NOW GO FIGURE! Murder #253 since 2009 now recorded.
Police are investigating and are appealing to members of the public who may have any information regarding the incident or the whereabouts of the perpetrators to contact police at 911, 919 CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT at 502-9991, 502-9910 or CRIME STOPPERS at 327-TIPS.
OFFICERS OF RAPID STRIKE MAKE FIREARM ARREST
Officers of Rapid Strike arrested two (2) men, after uncovering two (2) high powered weapons in their home. The arrest occurred sometime around 1:30 am on Wednesday 6th July, 2011 at a residence in Coral Vista. Preliminary police reports indicate that officers of Rapid Strike executed a search warrant on the residence at Coral Harbour and discovered the weapons inside a bedroom along with a large quantity of assorted ammunition and suspected ecstasy tablets. The men, ages 40 and 36 years, one of whom is believed to be a Jamaican national were taken into custody. Active police investigations continue.
POLICE MAKES FIREARM ARREST
A 25 year old man of London Avenue off Carmichael Road was taken into custody after he was found in possession of a handgun and ammunition. Officers of Special Intelligence Branch arrested the man shortly before 8:00 pm on Tuesday 5th July, 2011 at Carmichael Road and Ford Close. Active police investigations continue.
SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION ARREST SEVEN (7) MEN
In an effort to curtail the House-breakings within the Southwestern Division, officers of the Southwestern Division took to the streets within their divisional boundary on Monday 4th July, 2011, seeking out wanted suspects and executing search warrants. At the end of the operation, officers arrested seven (7) men from throughout the island of New Providence.
The men who range in age from, 19 years to 39 years were arrested for Housebreaking, Threats of Harm, Threats of Death, Stealing and Receiving. In addition to the arrest, officers discovered a number of items suspected of being stolen. Some of the items included, flat screen televisions, a mini laptop and computer hardware. Officers of the Southwestern Division wish to advise persons residing within their divisional boundary to partner with them in reporting suspicious people and actiivites, as working together we create a safer Bahamas for all.
FIREARM AND AMMUNITION UNCOVERED BY POLICE
Police in Southeastern New Providence (East Street South Police Station) removed another weapon from the streets of New Providence. Officers of the Southeastern Division uncovered a handgun and ammunition around 5:45 pm on Monday 4th July, 2011. According to police reports, officers acting on information went to a busy area on Bamboo Boulevard, Pinewood Gardens, where they discovered the weapon along with a quantity of ammunition. No one was taken into custody. Active police investigations continue.
POLICE UNCOVER FIREARM AT DARLING LANE
Officers of the Mobile Division also removed a firearm off the streets of New Providence overnight. Sometime around 6:40pm on Monday 4th July, 2011 officers of the Mobile Division acting on information went to a bushy area at the rear of a home on Darling Lane, off Wulff Road, where they discovered a handgun. No one was taken into custody. Active police investigations continue
POLICE INVESTIGATES PLANE CRASH
Police can confirm that a small aircraft occupied by a single man crashed shortly after takeoff from the Airport at Mangrove Cay, Andros. The incident reportedly occurred sometime around 2:30 pm on Monday 4th July, 2011. The pilot escaped without injury. Investigations continue.
OFFICERS OF RAPID STRIKE MAKE DRUG ARREST
Officers of Rapid Strike arrested a 49 year old male of Step Street, after he was found in possession of a quantity of suspected cocaine. The man was arrested sometime around 8:00 pm on Monday 4th July, 2011 at Step Street. Active police investigations continue.
POLICE CONTINUE TO TICKET TRAFFIC VIOLATERS
Police here in New Providence continue to issue traffic tickets to motorists who fail to adhere to traffic rules. During the past week, police throughout the capital cited one hundred and forty (140) drivers for various traffic infractions and placed three hundred (300) matters before the Traffic Court. Some of the offences for which persons were cited for included: Unlicensed and Uninspected vehicle, Driving on a closed Street, Failing to keep left, Parking in a No parking area and Failure to have windows of transparent view. The police commend members of the public who continue to adhere to the traffic rules and regulations. Additionally, we wish to encourage members of the public to be alert to your surroundings and to obey all laws as police will continue with their efforts to make this Bahamas a safer place for all.