Sawyer wanted by Bimini police


Grand Bahama resident Juvin Eric Sawyer, is wanted by the Bimini police for questioning in reference to Possession of Unlicensed Firearm and Possession of Dangerous Drugs with Intent to Supply.

A wanted poster was issued by the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) on Tuesday (August 6) night, seeking the public’s assistance on Sawyer’s whereabouts.

Sawyer, who is 32-years-old, is described as standing at 5’ 8’’ at around 160-170 pounds, slim build of medium brown complexion, dark brown eyes and a low haircut.

Persons are asked to be cautious, as Sawyer is considered to be armed and dangerous.

His last known address was Alice Town, Bimini.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of this subject please contact the police at the telephone numbers; 911, for the Police Control room at 350-3014/6, the National Crime Prevention Office at 302-8430, or Crime Stoppers numbers 347-31477, 350-3106/09 and for the Family Islands, (242) 300-8476.

In national crime news, police in New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies on Tuesday (August 6).

In the first incident shortly before 10:00 a.m., two armed males entered a residence on West Street off Meeting Street and robbed an adult male and female of cash. The male was physically assaulted by the assailants before they made good their escape on foot.

The male received minor injuries and was treated by EMS personnel at the scene.

In the second incident shortly after 10:00 p.m., an adult male was accosted by two armed men after pulling up to a residence in a vehicle on Sandilands Village Road, west of Wind Street. The male was shot to the upper thigh and robbed of a blue Nissan Bluebird license #AS0731.

The injured male was transported to hospital where he was treated and discharged. Police are appealing to members of the public, who may have information that can assist with this and other investigations, to contact the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, Crime stoppers at 328-TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station. Investigations are ongoing.

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.

The RBPF also continues to provide personal safety tips to members of the public. Persons are advised to; think about their safety, before you leave home, make sure someone knows where they are going, who they are with and what time they are likely to return. They should always fully charge their mobile phones and keep it with them so they can keep in contact with your friends and family and ring police should you need to.

Persons should also consider that waking home in the dark is never a good idea, but if they absolutely must, try to walk with a friend, keep on busy, well-lit roads even if it means taking a longer route.

If persons think that someone is following them, go to the nearest place where there are people and ask for help, or, if they cannot find somewhere or are worried about someone’s behavior towards them in anyway, call 919. They should not be afraid about being wrong or over-reacting; the police would rather be called only to find that all is well than be dealing with an incident because someone was afraid of calling them.

Police also advise persons to always try to be aware of what and who is around them and avoid putting themselves in a potentially dangerous situation and even if they are not the ones in danger they should still contact the police if they notice something suspicious.

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