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Mission: Protecting the consumer

INSPECTORS – Officials from the Department of Consumer Affairs carried out random price inspections at a major grocery store on Grand Bahama yesterday – Thursday, July 18. The team was headed by newly appointed Price Commission Chairman, Daniel Sumner. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Educating the Bahamian consumers on pricing and ensuring that they are not taken advantage of with over pricing, is a role new Chairman of the Price Commission, Daniel ‘Danny’ Sumner, is taking quite seriously. Sumner, who was appointed to the post just two-and-a-half months ago, traveled to Grand Bahama yesterday, Thursday, July 18, with his…
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Mackey sentencing hearing adjourned to October 22

SENTENCING HEARING ADJOURNED – Doyle Amaro Mackey (right) returned to court yesterday – Wednesday, July 17 – to learn his fate. However, the sentencing hearing was adjourned to October 22 of this year. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Scheduled to re-appear in the Supreme Court on July 17 for his sentencing trial, Doyle Amaro Mackey returned to court yesterday – Wednesday, July 17 – to learn his fate. However, the sentencing hearing was adjourned to October 22 of this year. Clad in a yellow polo shirt, long blue jeans and his infamous sunglasses,…
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Five men arraigned on laundry list of charges

CHARGED – Bobby Outten (left) and Darren Black (centre) were charged with of stealing and shop breaking charges yesterday, in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court. Andrew Bowe (right), charged with Receiving 

Five men were hauled into the Freeport Magistrate’s Court yesterday – Wednesday, July 17 – a promise made by law enforcement officers on Monday, July 15 to charge individuals responsible for what they believed was a shop breaking and stealing in the Eight Mile Rock and Freeport areas over the past few months. Delano Black,…
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‘Badly beaten’ female body found in trunk of Chevy Malibu

GRUESOME DISCOVERY – Morticians placed the “badly wounded” body of a female found in the trunk of a silver Chevrolet Malibu early Wednesday (July 17) morning, in the hearse for transport to the morgue of the Rand Memorial Hospital, as police continue to collect evidence to assist in their investigations. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A 20-year-old Grand Bahamian male is in custody, assisting police with investigations into the gruesome discovery of the badly beaten and wounded body of a female, found in the trunk of a silver Chevrolet Malibu early Wednesday (July 17) morning. According to Superintendent Brian Livingston Rolle, Officer-in-Charge of the Central Detective Unit, the discovery was made…
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