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June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Illegal Dumping Sites Discovered Along S.C. Bootle Highway

    Recently, several illegal dumping grounds were discovered near the S. C. Bootle Highway. According to Sgt. 2098 Huqlin Mullings, persons are committing the illegal act of dumping their trash, furniture and derelict vehicles along the service road northeast of the Bahamas Government Complex that leads to the S.C. Bootle Highway …

  • 27 June

    Marijuana Field Discovered Just South of Airport

    Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field in the Marsh Harbor area on June 12. On Tuesday June 12, 2018 shortly after 12:00pm, officers of the Abaco District including Supt. Stubbs, Insp. Rolle, Insp. Burrows, Cpl. Dean and Cpl. Burrows acted on information and went to a bushy area …

  • 22 June

    June 15 Police Reports

    American Male Arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate …

May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Man Charged for Murder

    According to police reports, shortly after 9pm on April 27, police in Abaco were called to the area of Charles Sawyer Highway in Marsh Harbour, where they discovered the lifeless body of a man with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as Perez Dames, was pronounced …

January, 2018

  • 17 January

    Bodies Found

    Police are investigating two badly decomposed bodies which were discovered shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday, off the S.C. Bootle Highway in Abaco, police said. Police received information that a body was seen in an area near Treasure Cay. When officers searched the area, they found two bodies in the …

December, 2017

  • 18 December

    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 …

November, 2017

  • 3 November

    Community Stunned by Loss of Young Mother in Apparent Murder

    The discovery of the body of young woman on October 26, 2017 has left the communities of Abaco shaken as the search for answers continues. Lavardo Huyler, a resident of Dundas Town, was arraigned in magistrate’s court in Freeport, Grand Bahama and charged on Monday, October 30, with the murder …

August, 2017

  • 11 August

    From the Editor’s Desk: Patience?

    As we hit the middle of August and the end of the traditional tourist season we can reflect on the last handful of months. Coming off the giddy highs of election fever, Abaco focused inward again first to vote for their local government then to grapple with ongoing problems of …

  • 11 August

    MP Hears Concerns During Series of Constituency Meetings

    On August 2, 2017 James Albury, Member of Parliament for Central / South Abaco, met with constituents in Hope Town to hear about the concerns affecting them in their township and in Abaco generally. Roughly 50 people were in attendance and met in the new St. James Hope Town Community …

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    June Closes with Rash of Boat Thefts

    The end of June saw a spike of boat thefts in Abaco causing a great deal of concern to locals and visiting boaters alike.