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Man, 21, charged in nightclub shooting

by: Barbara Walkin, Night Editor

Javaro Davis, 21, of Hudson Estates appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Helen Jones in Court # 3 to answer charges of murder levied agains him  in connection with the death of 27-year-old Rimardo Rolle.

 Davis’ Friday morning court arraignment stemmed from a shooting incident at a popular night club on Queens Highway Sunday, March 9.

According to reports from Police Public Affairs and Communications officer, Insp. Terecita Pinder following the event, sometime around 2:00 a.m. Sunday police received information of a shooting at the night spot.

Officers were dispatched to the scene and on arrival, they found a male suffering from gunshot injuries to the upper body.

The male was rushed to the hospital by EMT personnel for further medical assistance.

Doctors had listed the victim’s condition as serious; however, sometime around 9:45 a.m. that fateful Sunday, Rolle succumbed to his injuries.

At the time Insp. Pinder disclosed that two males - a 26 and 21 year old, both of Grand Bahama, were assisting police with their investigations into the shooting incident.

And, police were also appealing to the general public for anyone with information that can assist the police to contact them at telephone number 350-3107/8, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

Yesterday, Davis was hauled to court where he was not allowed to enter a plea.

Rolle’s mother and family members were in court and sat quietly as the charge was read against Davis.

He was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence until the preliminary inquiry into this matter which is set to begin June 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Davis was represented by attorney Simeon Brown.

Published  Saturday, March 15,  2014


St. Louis posted on: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 2:27 AM

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I visited Freeport two months ago, what happened to the beaches? We saw trash everywhere along the beach near our hotel, it stunk so bad when the wind shifted. The rats and roaches were huge too, doesn't your government realize tourist money is first on the list? We'll never waste our hard earned money in your country ever again.

Business owner failing because of crime posted on: Saturday, March 29, 2014 3:04 PM

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The U.S. embassy has just issued another crime warning against the Bahamas. It is in newspapers, media and on the net, this is an outrage. Can someone please tell me how I'm going to keep my business running without tourist? I've never missed paying my taxes, but I swear, I'm going to close up shop, and stop paying them. This PM keeps giving us the Bull that he's going to do something about it, and it's all just a bunch of false promises, he should resign from office right now, he is a liar and a crook. Our country is failing fast and he just talks a lot of Bull, we the Bahamian people should all stop paying taxes until we see some results.

posted on: Friday, March 21, 2014 2:58 AM

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Well said Roland C, I hope people actually listen to what you have to say, but I doubt it..

Diane Milligan Maher posted on: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 7:47 PM

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If my comment has to be approved that sounds like communism .

Diane Milligan Maher posted on: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 7:45 PM

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Seems like this island has really gone down hill since I left in 73. So so so sad. Went there in 56 when I was a very young girl. Worked for the paper for quite a few years. Very disheartening to see what has happened to this island since I left. It was the greatest place on earth to live many many years ago.

posted on: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:16 AM

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I hope he rots in hell!

Charlie Winchester posted on: Monday, March 17, 2014 1:36 PM

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The best that the Bahamas has to offer. What a guy!

Lawernce from hartlepool posted on: Sunday, March 16, 2014 7:26 PM

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What a guy

Roland C, posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 2:49 PM

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Another Bahamian proud to be a murderer at the age of 21, hang this piece of trash. Our country is being held hostage by theses punks, hang them all. Our corrupt government raising our taxes to house these worthless Bahamians in jail, hang them in public. Our pastors and churches should stay out of politics, and try to be honest people instead of molesters of women and children, hang them too. I've been told by family members who live in the U.S., that our country is making head line news because of our critical crime problem. I refuse to pay any more taxes to this corrupt government if it's going to be misused! Hang them too! My business is hurting so badly because of this crime wave, when is this corrupt government going to realize their also destroying the plate they steal from too.

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