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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.

April, 2017

  • 5 April

    700 Pot Plants Procured by Police

    Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plans for 2017, shortly before 1:00pm, police in Abaco acting on information went to an area in Fox Town, Abaco, where they discovered a field of marijuana plants totaling (692) plants.

March, 2017

  • 16 March

    From the Editor’s Desk: Targets

    The needs of Abaco twenty years ago are not our needs today. If Abaco is to continue matching Grand Bahama as the nation’s “Second City” then we need a police force to match. One that is sophisticated and equipped. One that is able to actually respond to crimes in real time. One that can at least afford to keep fuel in their vehicles. Neither of which are a possibility today.

  • 16 March

    $1 Million of Cocaine Seized Off Abaco

    Seven men were charged on March 7 in connection with a $1.1 million cocaine seizure after they were arrested on March 2 in waters off South Abaco.

  • 16 March

    Increase in Break-Ins Alarm Residents

    Crime Report

    A recent spate of shop and residential break-ins have residents of the Central Abaco area, and in particular Marsh Harbour, reasonably upset and wanting answers.