TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2018
January 23, 2018
SUDDEN DEATH DROWNINGi
Reports are that on Sunday 21st January 2018 shortly after 4:00pm, police received information that the body of a black male was seen floating some 50ft off shore in an area near Bailey Town.
The body was recovered and was identified as the other missing male, who was reported missing and last seen sitting in a small boat anchored at the rear of a business establishment on Wednesday 17th January 2018.
The lifeless body of the other male was recovered on Thursday 18th January 2018. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police are investigating this matter.
MAN WANTED FOR MURDER BY CDU
Police are requesting the publicís assistance in locating a man wanted by officers from the Central Detective Unit for questioning reference to murder.
The suspect is 27 years old Andrew Burrows, aka "Mice" of Tyler Street, Chippingham. Burrows is described as being of a dark complexion, slim build and stands about 5'11" tall.
Burrows is considered to be armed and dangerous. Police advise the public not to approach him. Instead, contact police immediately with any information.
SHOOTING VICTIM DIES IN HOSPITAL
A man who was shot while at Sumner Street, Nassau Village, died in hospital on Saturday, 20th January, 2018.
The deceased, who has been officially identified as Mychal Lord, age 28 years of Adelaide Road, was at a residence, shortly before 3:00am on Saturday, 20th January, 2018, when a man armed with a firearm shot him, before speeding off in a silver color Honda vehicle. Investigations are ongoing.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force take this opportunity to thank members of the general public for their continued cooperation and support and ask that anyone with information concerning this and other matters to contact them as soon as possible.
DISCOVERY AND SEIZURE OF MARIJUANA FIELD, THREE
BAHAMIAN MALES ARRESTED IN ABACO
Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field on Monday 22nd January 2018.
Reports are that shortly after 1:00pm, officers acting on information went to an area off S.C Bootle Highway in Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they discovered a marijuana field with approximately 3,103 plants, ranging between three inches to four feet in height.
The plants has a street value of 1.5 million dollars. Three Bahamian males were arrested, taken into police custody and are assisting police with further investigation into this matter.