Recent Posts by FN Reporter Jaimie Smith

Wanted man and accomplice enter guilty pleas to laundry list of charges

GOODS RECOVERED – Corporal #2137 Miller looks over a number of items that police confiscated after they were reported stolen between October 2018 and January 2019. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Once wanted suspect Wellington Adderley, 28, of West End Grand Bahama and 36-year-old Lofton Rigby also of West End, Grand Bahama pled guilty to a laundry list of charges in the Eight Mile Rock Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 17. Clad in a black polo shirt, blue jeans and blank and white tennis, Adderley, also…
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Extensive training ahead for RBPF

MARVIN DAMES, Minister of National Security

Noting that a succession planning component of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) is a key aspect to its progress and efficiency, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames recently expressed that moving forward, particular emphasis will be placed on education and training for all levels of law enforcement. This, he added, will be done to…
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Island’s first murder victim for 2019 officially identified

LESTER ADDERLEY SR., GB’s first recorded murder victim for 2019

Businessman Lester Eugene Adderley, 58, of Hawaii Avenue was officially identified as the island’s first homicide for 2019. Early Tuesday (January 15) morning Grand Bahama police officials released the identification, 48 hours following the fatal shooting that claimed Adderley’s life Sunday, January 13. Photos of the scene on East Atlantic Drive and Tamarind Street and…
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Duo arraigned on armed robbery charges

Twenty-four year-old Andy Taylor (left) and 23 year old Shaquan Ewing (right) were hauled before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, January 15 where they were charged with the Tuesday, January 8 armed robbery of a restaurant and bar on Logwood Road. The duo was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison until April 11, when they are expected to return to court for trial.

Andy Taylor, 24, of Grenfell Avenue and Shaquan Ewing, 23, of Raleigh Drive were hauled to Freeport Magistrate’s Court #2 yesterday – Tuesday, January 15  – appearing before Magistrate Charlton Smith to answer charges of armed robbery. Clad in a purple polo shirt, khaki pants and white and blue tennis, Taylor was escorted by two officers…
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