After six women were robbed at gunpoint in easttern New Providence during a three-week period, police admit that the armed robbery of females is one of the most serious of several crime trends emerging in the east.
The murder and mayhem of the holiday weekend continued Monday with three more violent incidents in Nassau, making a total of seven person who have been shot in five days.
Despite the arrest of nine Bahamian women in New York on charges of having counterfeit merchandise, Bahamian authorities have done nothing to stem the illegal trade.
A young man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend has claimed in court that he had signed a confession statement under duress, having been threatened by police officers.
Stephen ‘Die’ Stubbs has been accused of threatening the life of senior police official, head of the Central Detective Unit.
The Claridge Primary School Parents Teachers Association were given an update on the New Providence Road Improvement Project.
With more than 70 recorded murders and hundreds of home invasions and assaults a police official has questioned whether or not the society was at its “breaking point” in regard to crime.
Two officers from Fox Hill Prison were granted bail on Friday, despite being charged with possession of marijuana with intent to supply.
In the past five years the murder count has more than doubled in the Bahamas, however, the conviction rate is not keeping up, with less than half the murders resolved since 2008.