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Traffic fatality and Shooting Incident Mar First Week of December

The first weekend of December turned into a deadly one as two residents succumbed to injuries sustained during an accident on Forest Drive on December 2.

Police report that shortly before midnight, they were called to a traffic accident on Forest Drive, involving a black Nissan Silvia with three male passengers and a white 2003 Suzuki Van with a lone male driver.

Both vehicles received extensive damages. The driver of the Suzuki Van and one of the passengers in the Nissan Silvia succumbed to injuries and the other two passengers in the Nissan Silvia were airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention.

Police in Abaco are also investigating a shooting incident that occurred on the same day in the Central Abaco area.

Reports are that shortly before 11am officers, while on mobile patrol in the area of Don McKay Blvd., were alerted to gunshots heard in the area.

Upon making further inquiries, officers discovered that a male was shot in his leg. A 19-year-old male of Coopers Town, Abaco was later arrested and is assisting police with their investigation into this matter.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CLL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328 – TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE ) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

CRIME PREVENTION 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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About Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

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