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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

August 14, 2017



HANDGUN SEIZED, THREE MALES IN CUSTODY
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, police took three adult males into custody following the seizure of another illegal weapon off the streets of New Providence on Sunday 13th August 2017.

p According to reports, around 2:00pm, Selective Enforcement Team officers acting on information conducted a search of a home located on a road off Sandilands Village, where they found a Smith and Wesson .45 Pistol. Three male occupants of the home were subsequently taken into custody.

TWO MURDER SUSPECTS AMONG FIVE SUSPECTS TO APPEAR IN COURT ON SERIOUS CHARGES

Police are pleased to report that two murder suspects are among five males to appear in court on Monday 14th August 2017, charged with a number of serious offences. They are:

  • Two males ages 35 and 30 of Whites Addition for Murder
  • A 50-year old male of Marshall Road for two counts of Armed Robbery
  • A 34-year old male of Farrington Road for Attempted Rape and Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • A 23-year old male of Hospital Lane for Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm

The murder arraignments will be at 12:00noon and the other arraignments will bet at 10:00am.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES 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-If a crime occurs-report it!If you don't report crime, this allows the criminal to continue to operate without interference.

In many cases, it is the information provided by victims and witnesses that leads to the arrest of a criminal. So tell the police as much as you can; no fact is too trivial.

The police need the eyes and ears of all citizens.

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