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July, 2016

  • 28 July

    Unabated Boat Thefts Rile Visitors and Locals: Frustration at Failure of Policing and Justice Systems

      An already weary community finds themselves seeking answers after five boats were stolen in the space of a week from several locations across the island of Abaco. The recent boat theft activity brings the unofficial estimate to about twenty or more for the year with residents and visitors expressing …

October, 2015

  • 15 October

    June Boat Theft Trial Continues: Adjourned Again to November 12

      On October 7, 2015 the trial continued for three of the persons accused of stealing a 34’ Jupiter boat out of Lubber’s Quarters on June 20. The three accused who were present at trial were Dave Thurston, Rashad Fox and Edgar Pinder. Thurston was arrested on June 20, 2015 …

April, 2015

  • 30 April

    Police Chief Responds to Increase in Boat Thefts

    In response to the concerns that boat owners and residents expressed about the noticeable rise in boat thefts occurring this year in the area of Abaco and the Northern Bahamas in general, Kevin Mortimer, Officer in Charge of the Abaco District, noted some increased measures to track down and reduce the number of thefts taking place.

September, 2014

  • 11 September

    $500,000 Customs Theft Case Closes with No Suspects

    A Police investigation into how around $500,000 allegedly went missing from the Customs Office in Marsh Harbour sometime in May of this year has come to a close with no suspects brought in. The investigating officers in Nassau were contacted but up until press time no answers were given.

March, 2013

  • 15 March

    Thief renders life-saving equipment useless

    The cables needed to operate the Jaws of Life were removed from the Marsh Harbour Fire Engine. It is believe the copper cables were removed either Friday, Feb. 22 or Saturday Feb. 23 during the evening.

November, 2012

  • 15 November

    Police beef up patrols downtown

    On November 9, police officers from the Marsh Harbour Police Department and its Road Traffic Division were observed in downtown Marsh Harbour patrolling the business district. According to Supt. Noel Curry, officer in charge, police officers in the Abaco District have beefed up their patrols of the downtown community and the local communities.