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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

July 1, 2017



3 ARRESTED AND 170 DRIVERS TICKETED DURING POLICE OPERATION

Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, police conducted an island-wide operation in New Providence on Friday 30th June 2017.

The operation targeted wanted persons and drivers who were in breach of the rules of the road.

A total of 170 drivers were ticketed for various violations and three (3) persons were arrested for outstanding court warrants.

Police wish to reassure members of the public, that they are utilizing all resources to ensure that individuals who continue to be engaged in criminal activities are arrested and brought to justice.

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING DEATH

Police are asking the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving an overnight shooting that has left a man dead on Friday 30th June 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm Police received a report that a man had been shot in the area Nassau Street near Meadow Street. Responding officers arrived on scene and met the lifeless body of a man on the ground, who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police can confirm that the victim was being electronically monitored and is on bail for murder.

Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN SOLVING TWO ARMED ROBBERIES

Police are asking the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving two separate armed robberies that occurred on Friday 30th June 2017.

In the first incident, around 4:00pm, a woman was sitting in her black 2007 Toyota Passo vehicle license plate number AD7279 on Dennis Court off Sea Breeze Lane, when three males approached armed with handguns and robbed her of her cell phone and purse. The assailants then sped off in the woman's vehicle.

In the second incident, around 11:30pm, a man along with a female friend were sitting in his dark coloured Honda vehicle on Yamacraw Beach, when two men armed with handguns approached in a Silver Honda Accord and robbed him of his vehicle before speeding off.

Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

WEEKLY PREVENTION CRIME TIP

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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