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Police working ‘diligently’ to solve first 3 murders

OFFICERS MOBILIZED – A team of officers from the capital, headed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Clayton Fernander, were dispatched to Grand Bahama, yesterday, to assist their colleagues in solving the island’s and country’s first three murders of 2018. Pictured seated from left are Chief Supt. of Police Loretta Mackey; ACP Clayton Fernander and ACP Clarence Reckley. Standing are officers from the capital, who accompanied ACP Fernander to Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A team of officers from the capital, headed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Clayton Fernander, were dispatched to Grand Bahama, yesterday, to assist their colleagues in solving the island and country’s first three murders of 2018. Three men, believed to be – Joel Augustine, Tevin Roberts and Antwan Simms – lost their lives in…
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DPM: GB murders early in2018 ‘grave concern to govt.’

In this file photo Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance recently revealed that it is the government’s intention to educate residents and citizens alike, on the importance of financial literacy. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest, Member of Parliament for East GB said that three murders in Grand Bahama, so early in 2018, is of “grave concern to the government.” In a press statement Monday (January 8), Turnquest noted that the seemingly senseless killings, again, highlight the availability and violent use of firearms on the country’s…
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RBPF Beat Retreat set for this weekend in GB

GB BEAT RETREAT – Senior officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Northern District announced that Grand Bahamians will get to see the RBPF Band perform this weekend, when the Beat Retreat returns to the island after a long hiatus. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

This coming Saturday, Grand Bahamians are in for a treat when the world renowned Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Band grace the streets of Pioneers Way, Downtown Freeport. According to Assistance Commission of Police (ACP) Clarence Reckley, the event will indeed be one not to miss. “I wish to say to the community of Grand…
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Organizations recognized for continued assistance to those in need

THANK YOU – The Lord’s Shelter recognized several service organizations for assisting them with their various programs to help the less fortunate in the community. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Lord’s Shelter presented several companies and organizations with special certificates for their continued support throughout 2017. The ceremony took place on Monday, January 8, at the Grand Lucayan Manor House. The Lord’s Shelter is a nonprofit organization which provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, bedding and supplies to those in need, due to the devastation…
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