<<< Senator Pleasent Bridgewater now formally charged and released on a $40,000 bail.
Bahamas Press has learned that Senator Pleasent Bridgewater was released late yesterday. Bridgewater was charged with abatement to extort and conspiracy to extort and released on $40,000 bail.
Bahamas Press asked our ‘deep-throat’ on the Royal Bahamas Police Force when will a case will be heard in this matter. “The matter can be heard where formal charges will be brought as early as Monday morning.”
Asked if this incident would see more arrests our contact noted, “this as the assistant commissioner Dames noted is a very fluid situation. Another individual will be arrested and formally charged in this matter on Monday if not earlier.”
Lightbourne the EMS driver who is alleged to have been at the centre of the investigation was still in custody as of last night.