Armed robbery charges

Handcuffed with his head hung low and clad in a black t-shirt, white shorts and matching sneakers, 23-year-old Treyvane Dorsett was escorted into the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre by Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers. He was set to face armed robbery charges in connection to the recent Coca Cola Robbery in the Freeport Magistrate Court on Friday (July 5).

Dorsett, a resident of Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, was arraigned before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court #3 on (2) counts of Armed Robbery.

He was not required to enter a plea. Bail was denied and the matter was adjourned to the 22nd October 2019 for trial. Prosecution will proceed by Voluntary Bill of Indictment (VBI).

This is in connection to the another armed robbery of Coca-Cola, which occurred on Friday, June 28th, 2019.

The robbery was allegedly captured on CCTV and showed a male dressed in black and red Nike attire, brandishing a gun. The footage also showed the robber escaping on a bicycle.

Dorsett was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS) until his trial.

In other news, an American tourist was bitten by shark and had to be airlifted to New Providence.

Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder provided information on the matter on Friday (July 5) morning.

Reports are that on Thursday, July 4 ,2019, around 5:30 pm, police on Guana Cay, became aware of a shark bite incident, involving a 32-year-old American Tourist from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The victim was an occupant on board a 41-foot Bahama Craft along with two other Americans, snorkeling in waters off Nippers Beach, Guana Cay, when he was bitten by a shark.

Officers and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel on Marsh Harbour, quickly responded and met the injured victim at the Marsh Harbour Dock.

He was transported to the Marsh Harbour Clinic and was treated by doctor for his injuries. At 8:55 pm, he was transported via Emergency Flight to New Providence for further medical treatment.

Members of the public are also urged to take a stand against illegal firearms by cooperating with the police in providing information regarding the whereabouts of any illegal firearm.

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