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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

November 22, 2017



POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN LOCATING TWO MEN WANTED FOR MURDER
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is asking the public for help in locating two men who are wanted for questioning reference to murder.

The first suspect is 23-year old Michael Newland of Montel Heights. Newland is of dark brown complexion, 5'8"- 5'10" tall and slim build.

The second suspect is 24-year old Byron Bradley Demeritte of Garden View Estates. Demeritte is of dark brown complexion, slim build and about 5'11-6' tall.

These men are considered to be armed and dangerous. Police advise the public not to approach them. Instead, contact police immediately with any information.

POLICE SEARCH FOR SUSPECTS IN SHOOTING
The police are appealing to the public for information to assist in their investigation into a shooting incident that has left one male in hospital on Tuesday 21st November 2017.

Reports are that, shortly before 12 noon, a man was walking on Providence Avenue, Chippingham, when the occupants of a Nissan Cube vehicle approached and shot him before speeding off. The man was transported to hospital where he is detained in stable condition. Investigations are ongoing. 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS- BIMINI
Six Jamaican Nationals were arrested by Bimini Police after they were found on the island of Cat Cay on Tuesday 21st November 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 10:00am, a team of officers of the Bimini District acting on information, while on the island of Cat Cay arrested six undocumented Jamaican Nationals who were found in bushes on that island. A Bahamian male was also arrested in connection with this matter. They were all handed over to Immigration Department. Investigation into this matter will continue.

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 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

WEEKLY CRIME PRVENTION TIP HOUSEBREAKING/BURGLARY PREVENTION
HOMES WITH NO SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BURGLED THAN THOSE WITH SIMPLE SECURITY MEASURES. GOOD WINDOW LOCKS AND STRONG DEADLOCKS CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE.

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