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Online at www.EleutheraNews.com money returned to her which was done. As a result, the suspect was terminated from the establishment and the area was left quiet. Shop Breaking Report: - At about 7:46am on Friday, 10th March, 2017, an adult female contacted the Governor’s Harbour Police Station and reported that some unknown person/s smashed the eastern facing glass door of Highway Service Station and proceeded to steal an assortment of snacks from the store .Police action requested. Suspect Arrested Ref: - Shop Breaking/House Breaking/Stealing On Friday 10th March, 2017 sometime around 11:50am Supt. C. Wright, along with a team of Officers came in at the GHPS with an adult male suspect under arrest and reported that suspect was arrested at 10:00am while in the area of Water front; west of Bet’s plaza in reference to: Shop Breaking, House Breaking, and Stealing. He appeared to be in good health with no reported complaints. The suspect was processed and further cautioned. He was charged with: (3) counts of Shop Breaking contrary to section 362, (2) counts of House Breaking contrary to section 362, (5) counts of Stealing contrary to section 340 (5), (5) counts of Receiving contrary to section 358, and (5) counts of Damage contrary to section 338 all of the Penal code Chapter 84. The suspect also lead Police to recover eleven (11) bags of suspected stolen goods along with two television sets, a lawn mower and a weed whacker. Damage and Stealing from a vehicle - At about 9: 40 am on 10th March, 2017, an adult female came into the Governor’s Harbour Police Station and reported that on Wednesday, 8th March, 2017, while by Twin Sisters Beach in Gregory Town sometime around 2:00 pm, she discovered that her rented white 2004 Yukon was broken into. She further stated that her and her friend bags were stolen which contained personal documents . Police action requested.

16.2.17 . As a result, he was arrested and cautioned. The suspect was processed and interviewed under caution . He admitted to the offence. He was further cautioned and subsequently charged for the offence of causing harm. He was released on bail in the sum of $1000.00 with one surety to attend Magistrates Court, Rock Sound on Thursday 30th March 2017 at 9:30am. He left in good health. Suspect Charged - At about 2:31pm on Thursday, 9th March, 2017, Officers while at the G.H.P.S. charged and cautioned a suspect with Trespassing contrary to section 154(1) of the Penal Code and Vagrancy contrary to section 4(5) of the Vagrancy Act, Chapter 89. He was further cautioned and said nothing in response. The suspect was taken into custody. Arrest in reference to Dangerous Drugs - On Thursday, 9th March, 2017, something around 12:50pm, Officers came in at the station with two adult male suspects under arrest for possession of dangerous drugs. They reported that sometime around 12:30 pm while on bicycle patrol on Queen’s Highway, Tarpum Bay, in the vicinity of “Bert’s for the Best” food store, observed a gold Toyota Passo traveling south with a driver and passenger, known to the police. Upon seeing the officers the men began acting suspicious. The officers stopped the vehicle and informed the occupants that they were suspected of being in possession of dangerous drugs and firearms. The officers directed the occupants to exit the vehicle and so that search could be conducted. As the driver exited the vehicle he stated “Officer that’s a joint that I was smoking, I put it in the door panel” Upon searching the door panel The Officer found what appeared to be a homemade grassy substance suspected to be marijuana. As a result both men were arrested and cautioned. They appeared to be in good health. Both suspects were charged with possession of dangerous drugs.

Damage & Stealing - On Friday, 10th March, 2017, sometime around 8:32am, an adult male contacted the Rock Sound Police Station via telephone and reported that sometime between the hours of 4:30pm on Thursday, 9th March, 2017 and 7:45am on Friday,10th March, some unknown person(s) broke the right side quarter panel glass of his white 2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara Jeep while it was parked at the Rock Sound Airport, gained entry into the vehicle and stole a C/D radio player value unknown at this time. Police action was requested. This matter is under active investigation.

SHOP BREAKING & STEALING REPORT At about 1:00am on Wednesday, 1st March, 2017, an adult female reported to the North Eleuthera Police that her store was broken into. She stated that sometime around 12:45am a concerned resident contacted her and told her that a known male was breaking into her store. She then contacted Police and her son. Upon arrival they met the suspect exiting the store and her son pointed his shotgun at him. She told him not to shoot him and this suspect jump out through a western window and made his escaped. Outside this window they found two shopping bags with items taken from her store which includes tissues, Rothmans Cigarettes, Vaseline, portable stove, cereal, bread and other food items. A large bag was found on the inside also fill with grocery items. Upon checking the point of entry it was discovered that two window panes were removed to effect entry. Total value of all the items and damages is estimated to be at $800:00. Statements were recorded and investigation continues. Checks were made for the suspect without success.

Arrest/Causing Harm - On Friday, 10th March, 2017, sometime around 2:20pm. an adult male came in at Rock Sound Police Station and was informed of a complainant of “Causing Harm” made against him on

SHOP BREAKING REPORT - At about 7:30am on Wednesday, 1st March, 2017, the North Eleuthera Police Station received information of a break-in at the North Eleuthera Primary School. Police assistance

Traffic Offence Report - On Friday, 10th March, 2017, Officers while conducting road checks on Queen’s Highway, Governor’s Harbour, in front of the GHPS; reported four (4) motorist for various traffic infractions. The offenders were informed of the offence and warned of intended prosecution.

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was requested. On the mentioned date Officers visited the mention school and interviewed the complainant. She stated that sometime between 4:00pm on 28/2/17 and 8:02am on 1/3/17 some unknown person broke into the Tuck Shop at the North Eleuthera by forcing open a northern door. It was discovered that a small Am/Fm radio, frying pan, first aid kit, seasoning and some juices were stolen, valued at $220:00. These items were later recovered at another break-in where the suspect left the scene. Statements were recorded and investigation continues. STEALING FROM A VEHICLE - At about 3:00pm on Thursday, 2nd March, 2017, an adult male came to the North Eleuthera Police Station and reported a stealing from his vehicle. He stated that sometime between 12:30pm & 2:20pm on the same date, some unknown person broke a back passenger side window to his 2003 Toyota Rav 4 Jeep in the area of Ben Bay beach Jean’s Bay. The culprit searched and stole prescription glasses valued at $30.00. He suspected a dark male clad in a black T Shirt and a long black pants about 18-20 years old who was seen in the area around the time. His statement was recorded and investigation continues. Arrest reference to Trespassing and House breaking - Officers came in at the Hatchet Bay police station with an adult male under arrest and reported arresting him at about 9:15pm on the 8/3/17 while in the area of Hatchet Bay, in reference to trespassing and house breaking. He was transported to the Governor’s Harbour Police Station where he was processed and later charged with those offences. Possession of unlicensed firearm with intent to endanger life. On Tuesday, 07th March, 2017, Officers saw and spoke to an adult male in reference to a complaint made on Saturday, 04th March, 2017, at 2:30 am in regards to being assaulted with a deadly weapon (a shotgun) by persons known. A written statement was recorded from the complainant however he declined police action in this matter ,but maintained that suspects are in possession of a firearm that is believed to be unlicensed and possibly stolen. A team of officers executed search warrants based on information received in regards to this matter. However both warrants results were negative. Assault With A Dangerous Weapon Report: On Tuesday, 7th March, 2017, at 1:30pm an adult male came into the Governor’s Harbour Police Station and reported that sometime around 8:15pm on the 4th March, 2017 , a lady driving a gold jeep behind him was so close to him that he had to jump out of the way to avoid getting hit. He reported that the vehicle graze his right side and then drove off without stopping to see if he was alright, police action requested. As a result an adult female came into the Governor’s Harbour Police Station where she was arrested and cautioned in reference to Assault with a dangerous instrument. A statement under caution was taken from her and she was released pending further investigation. Shop breaking Report - On Monday, 6th March, 2017, sometime around 1:00pm, an adult male came in at the Rock Sound Police Station and reported that sometime

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between the hours of 5:30pm on Friday 3rd March, 2017 and 11:30am on Monday 6th March, 2017, some unknown persons(s) break and entered his business establishment and stole a 32 inch flat screen television valued at $325.00 from the bar area. Entry was gained by prying open a southern back door. No suspects at this time. Police action was requested. This matter is under active investigation. Traffic Accident Report - On Monday, 6th March, 2017, sometime around 9:16pm an anonymous caller contacted Rock Sound Police Station and reported that there is a traffic accident in Rock Sound near Dingles Gas Station. Police assistance was requested. Officers responded to the scene and upon arrival saw a red 2005 Chrysler Town and Country Van in a stationary position on the eastern side of the street on Queens Highway Rock Sound in the area of Saunders Electrical with extensive damage to the right side, a shattered front windshield and both front airbags were deployed. They also saw a gold 1997 Ford F-150 Truck on western side Queens Highway with extensive damage to the front right fender and axle which was parked directly behind a gray 1999 Nissan Sentra . They saw and spoke with an adult male, the driver of the Sentra, who stated that a short while ago he was in the process of pulling the Ford F-150 Truck when the red van collided into the right side of the truck causing damage to the same. Officers also saw the driver of the van, also an adult male , and made attempts to speak with him under caution however he was mute. Instructions were given to his nephew who was on the scene to accompany him at Rock Sound Police Station to have a caution statement recorded from him via interpretation. Measurements were recorded and N.O.I.P forms issued. The scene was cleared after both vehicles were removed by Kemps Towing. Investigations are ongoing. Stealing report On Sunday 05th march 2017 sometime around 8:45am an adult male came into The Rock Sound Police Station and reported that on Thursday 02 March 2017 while doing construction on a building located Fish St Rock Sound along with tow other males , he left his blue apple ipad playing music during the lunch break which was between 12md and 1pm .However upon his return the ipad was gone and the other workers denied any knowledge of the same being removed. The said ipad is valued at $200.00 and can be identified if seen again. Police action requested. Enquiries are continuing. Indecent Assault Report - At 4:30pm on Sunday 5th March 2017, an adult female reported to the Police Station that sometime around 7:00pm on Saturday 04/03/2017, she left her daughter age 8 yrs and son at the residence with her grandmother . On Sunday the 05/03/2017 around 11:30am her daughter informed her that she was indecently assaulted by her grandmother’s boyfriend , Who grabbed her by the waist while asleep and began thrusting his pelvis to her buttocks in a sexual manner. Police action requested. Arrest Reference to Indecent Assault At 4:30pm on Sunday, 5th March,

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