This weekend proved to be a busy one for law enforcement in Grand Bahama as a shooting incident occurred and there were discoveries of illegal items by officers. Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder provided information on those matters.
According to reports the Police Department in Grand Bahama is investigating a shooting incident that has left a male in serious condition at the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH).
Reports are that on Sunday May 13, 2018, shortly after 3:00 a.m., police received information that a male was shot in the area of Hearne Lane. Officers responded along with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel, where they met the victim at Hearne Lane with gunshot wounds about the body.
He was taken to the RMH, seen by doctors and is currently listed in serious condition. Police officers are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for any information that they can give, to call them at telephone numbers 350-3107 through 12, 911/919 or contact your nearest police station.
In another crime matter, Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) Officers discovered illegal ammunition and dangerous drugs in Grand Bahama on Friday (May 11).
In the first incident shortly after 11:00 a.m., Drug Enforcement Unit Officers, acting on information, went to Alcester Road and conducted a search of an area where they discovered in a black plastic bag (50) .9mm rounds of ammunition and (50) .40 rounds of ammunition.
In the second incident, while in the area of Drake Avenue, officers acting on information, conducted a search of a track road in bushes where they discovered (two) clear plastic packages and a bag containing suspected marijuana.
The estimated weight is 6lb with a street value of $6,000.00. There were no arrests made in these matters and police officers are actively investigating.