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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

April 8, 2017



WANTED PERSON - GRAND BAHAMA

Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in identifying and locating a male suspect who is wanted by the Central Detective Unit for murder.

The suspect is described as standing between 6ft - 6'1" in height, weighing approximately 180 lbs., slim built with dark complexion.

The suspect is wanted in connection with a murder which occurred on Oat Street, Freeport, Grand Bahama sometime around 9:00pm on Sunday 1st April, 2017.

This suspect is considered Armed and Extremely Dangerous and should not be approach. If seen or if you have any information concerning this person, please contact the Central Detective Unit at telephone numbers 350-3107 thru 12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

DRUG BUST NEAR CHUB CAY

Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, police took a Bahamian man and a Jamaican man into custody during a joint operation on Saturday 8th April 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 12:00noon, a team of officers assigned to the Drug Enforcement Unit and the Police Marine Support Unit assisted by U.S Drug Enforcement officers,intercepted a 32 foot vessel in waters off Bird Cay near Chub Cay with the two adult males onboard. Drug Enforcement Unit officers conducted a search of the vessel and found six (6) packages containing 60 pounds of marijuana. The two suspects were taken into custody in connection with this find.

POLICE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT IN SHOOTING DEATH

Police are searching for a male suspect responsible for a shooting incident that has left a man dead on Saturday 8th April 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 8:00am, a man was sitting in his home located at Springfield Way, when a man walked up to a window and shot him before fleeing on foot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT ANYONE ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300- 8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

CRIME PREVENTION TIP OF THE WEEK

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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