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Crime News

Mar/Apr 2017

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Reports are printed to keep the public informed of the incidents of crime that are reported within our communities. All reports are to be treated as allegations only. Reports issued by the RBPF locally.

Traffic Accident Report - At about 5:35pm on Saturday, 18th March, 2017, an adult female contacted the G.H.P.S. and reported that she was involved in a serious traffic accident in the area of The Cove, Gregory Town, Eleuthera, and that several passengers of her vehicle were injured. Police assistance was requested. Officers visited the scene . There was a two vehicle collision involving a 2002 Champagne Chevy Malibu driven by an adult male visitor who reported that sometime around 5:00pm, he was travelling in a southern direction headed to the Cove and was driving in the right hand side of the road and collided with a 2003 Chevy Astro Van driven by an adult female . Her passengers were an adult female and (7) juvenile males all received minor injuries. They were all treated for the same at the Gregory Town Clinic. Measurements were taken. Hospital forms were issued. Both drivers received N.O.I.P. forms. Investigations are ongoing. Traffic Offence Report - At about 2:30pm on Friday 17th March 2017 Officers reported conducting Traffic Inspections during which (4) persons were charged with various traffic infractions they were informed of the offence and warned of prosecution. Arrest Ref. Causing Harm - At about 1:52pm on Thursday, 16th March, 2017, Insp. Officers came in at the Governors Harbour Police Station with an adult male suspect under arrest and reported that he was arrested and cautioned at about 1:50pm in reference to a complaint of Causing Harm made on 16/3/17. The suspect was processed where he admitted the offence. The suspect was taken into custody. Arrest Ref. Stealing from a Vehicle At about 4:15pm on Thursday, 16th March, 2017, Officers while at the Governors Harbour Police Station arrested and cautioned and adult male in reference to stealing from a vehicle. Investigations are ongoing. Causing Harm Report - At about 12:50am on Thursday, 16th March, 2017, an adult male came in at the Governors Harbour Police Station and reported that sometime at about 12:00 am on same date, 16/03/17, while leaving a local Bar along with his cousin, they got into an altercation with several young men of who attacked them which resulted in him receiving a laceration to the left jaw, laceration to the head and a stab wound to the right shoulder. Police action was requested. The suspects were later arrested and Charged. Causing Harm Report -At about 3:30am on Thursday, 16th March, 2017, an

adult male came in at the Governors Harbour Police Station and reported that sometime at about 12:30am on the same date, while at a local Bar along with his cousin, he got into an verbal altercation with a young man he knew after he intentionally bumped into him. The altercation eventually became physical resulting in him getting ganged by the male and several other young men who joined and kicked him about the body and head at which time one of them dropped a block on his head causing injury and pain. Police action was requested. The Police later arrested and charged several young men in relation to this incident. Police Assistance Requested - At about 12:05pm on Wednesday, 15th March, 2017, an adult male contacted the Governors Harbour Police Station via telephone and reported that a guest at his business reported to him that some unknown person stole her handbag from her unlocked vehicle while same was parked in the area. Police assistance was requested. Officers responded to the scene and spoke with the complainant who reported that she was on the beach at Knowles Drive, Governors Harbour near “The Deck Restaurant” when someone unknown entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her brown purse containing her black Samsung cell phone, room key for a local resort, credit cards, $250.00 USD cash, driver’s license and other personal effects. Police assistance requested. This matter is under active investigation. Stealing Report At 2:00pm, on Tuesday, 14th March, 2017, an adult female came into the Governors Harbour Police Station and reported that she receive information from her assistant who reported to her that her office laptop was missing which contains private information. Police assistance requested. Investigations are ongoing in this matter. Stealing Report - At 1:50 pm, On Tuesday, 14th March, 2017, an adult male reported to the Hatchet Bay Police Station that sometime between 6:00pm, Sunday12/03/2017, and 10:00pm Monday, 13/03/2017, a man he knows stole two sheets of T-1-11 plywood from his property. Police action requested. Officers visited the scene and arrested the suspect in reference to stealing and receiving. They reported arresting him at 1:30pm after he was found in possession of four sheets of T-1-11 plywood belonging to the complainant. The suspect was interviewed, processed and charged with the mentioned offences. Road Accident Report - On Sunday, 12th March, 2017, sometime around 5:00am, an adult male came into RSPS and reported that his son, was involved in a traffic accident in the area of the Rock Sound Home-coming site. Police assistance requested. Officers responded to the scene located just south of the Home-coming site where he observed a grey 2006 Toyota Corolla registered to an adult female, which had extensive damage to the left front and rear door, front bumper, rear bumper, fenders, tire, rim, front right axel, windshield dash board, hood and both air bags had deployed. Officers visited Rock Sound Clinic where

Police Contact Numbers

HeadQuarters (GH) Governor’s Harbour OR O/C Governor’s Harbour Gov.Harb. Airport Station Deep Creek Station Tarpum Bay Station Rock Sound Station

332-3500 332-2111 332-2117 332-2723 332-2323 334-8207 334-4033 334-2244

they observed an adult male who was suffering from a laceration to the left eyebrow, forehead, and swollen mouth with cuts to the lips and he was in a dazed and confused state. He was unable to obtain an account from him at the time. Officers also saw and spoke with an adult female who brought her cousin an adult male into the clinic who was a passenger in the vehicle as he was complaining of head, neck, back and right ankle pain. He was later assessed by Dr. Sidney Smith and was determined to have suffered a broken right ankle and needed to be flown into New Providence for further treatment and x-rays. Enquiries continue in this matter. Housebreaking and Stealing At about 10:30am, on Sunday, 12th March, 2017, Officers received information from some tourist,s that while walking on a dirt road near the beach, opposite the Governors Harbour International Airport they discovered an assortment of Tools in the bushes. Police assistance requested. Officers responded to the scene where they observed as assortment of Tools thrown about in the nearby bushes. The following tools were recovered: (1) Milwaukee Sawzall, (1) West Marine Power Inverter, (3) Measuring Tape, Roll of Everbilt Cord, (1) Hangon Vacuum Cleaner, (2) set of hinges, (3) Shears, One Yellow metal file, (1) Makita Circular Saw, (2) Power Drills, (1) jigsaw (1) hammer, one cutlass, (1) crowbar, (1) powered speaker box and one green bag containing an assortment of small tools. All of the items appeared to have been exposed to the elements for several weeks. The Officers then canvassed the nearby residence and discovered that the residence and the nearby tool shed was broken into. The residence was secured and enquiries are being conducted to identify and notify the owners. The exhibits were collected and transported to the GHPS for further investigations. Arrest reference to House breaking and Stealing At about 12:53pm, on Saturday, 11th March, 2017, Officers while in the area of Palmetto Point, Eleuthera, arrested and cautioned an adult male reference to Housebreaking and Stealing complaint. The suspect was subsequently charged with those offences and remains in custody at this time. Traffic Accident - At about 5:20am, Saturday, 11th March, 2017, an anonymous male caller contacted the GHPS via telephone and reported that a serious traffic accident had occurred on Eleuthera main road; Queens Highway; in front of Island Luck Web shop and BTC buildings. Police assistance requested. Officers responded to the scene and reported that upon arrival to the scene noticing

Rock Sound Sgt. Office Rock Sound Airport Station Lower Bogue Station (Airport) Harbour Island Station O/C Harbour Island Spanish Wells Station Gregory Town Station Hatchet Bay Station

334-2212 334-2052 335-1208 333-2111 333-2327 333-4030 335-5322 335-0086

(2) two vehicles that were involved in the alleged traffic accident namely a white 2003 Nissan Presage van driven by an adult male visitor and a tan Honda Accord registered to and driven by an adult male . Both drivers elected to give verbal accounts under caution; Driver of vehicle No1. stated that he was travelling north along Queens Highway in the area of BTC and Island Luck web shop, when he attempted to turn right when the driver of the tan car, who whom was going at a high rate of speed collided with his vehicle, Driver of the tan vehicle stated that he was proceeding south along Queens Highway in the area of Governors Harbour near Island Luck, when suddenly the driver of vehicle 1 collided with him. Measurements of the width of the road was taken and N.O.I.P. forms were served on both drivers. Both vehicles extensively damaged and all supporting documents were present and inspected. Inquiries are ongoing. Damage -On Saturday, 11th March, 2017, sometime around 6:25am, an adult male contacted Rock Sound Police Station via telephone and reported that while at Rock Sound Airport he noticed that some unknown person(s) had broken both the front driver and passenger windows of a green 1996 Ford Ranger same of which was parked at the airport . Police assistance was requested. Officers visited Rock Sound Airport and viewed a green 1996 Ford Ranger Truck with both front driver and passenger windows broken. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. 11.3.17 at 9:02am: the owner of the vehicle contacted Rock Sound Police Station via telephone and stated that his wife is responsible for causing damage to his vehicle and that she had called him and told him this. Further that she told him if he is not on the island by today’s date, she will burn the ##@#3 down. He stated that he will be arriving on the island on 12.3.17 and would visit Rock Sound Police Station to make a formal complaint. This matter is under active investigation. Stealing Report - On Saturday, 11th March, 2017, sometime around 2:39pm, an adult male contacted Rock Sound Police Station via telephone and reported that some unknown person(s) at the establishment had stolen monies out of an employee’s bag. Police assistance was requested. Officers responded to the scene where they saw and spoke with an adult female who reported that earlier in the day, she placed $20.00 in her purse and placed it in her backpack. Sometime around 11:00am she went to look for her money and noticed that it was missing. The proprietor of the establishment viewed the security camera in the presence of the Officers where they saw an employee removing the money from the complainant’s bag. The complainant did not wish any police action in this matter but just to have the

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