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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

July 12, 2017



9 ARRESTED AND 205 DRIVERS TICKETED DURING POLICE OPERATION

Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, police conducted an island-wide operation in New Providence on Tuesday 11th July 2017.

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

A total of 205 drivers were ticketed for various violations and three (9) persons were arrested for Outstanding Court Warrants, Housebreaking and Possession of Dangerous Drugs.

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.

MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, police took a man into custody after he was found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 11th July 2017.

According to reports, around 6:00pm, officers assigned to the Southern Division conducted search of a Honda Civic car driven by a male on Market Street and found a quantity of marijuana. The male was subsequently taken into custody.

STABBING INCIDENT - GRAND BAHAMA

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a male hospitalized in serious condition.

Reports are that on Tuesday 11th July 2017 shortly before 8:00pm, a male while at a residence in the area of Frobisher Drive, was stabbed multiple times to the body with a knife by another male. He was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via private vehicle where he was seen by doctor and is listed in serious condition.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

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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