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WIN $400 FOR 40 HISTORIC SITES SELFIES IN TCI

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Turks Culture Minister, Premier Rufus Ewing is sponsoring 35 students to attend that festival. If you want that list of the 40 historic sites to be featured with you in a selfie, you are gonna have to go to Magnetic Media Fanpage on FB or follow me, @DeeCaribbean on Twitter. Among the 40 sites is the Ready Money sign, the Conch Bar Caves, Cottage Pond and schools in both North and Middle Caicos. For every selfie the winner gets, he or she is paid $10… that’s a $400 take home for about half a day’s work!

1. Sandy Point Ferry Sign (Sandy Point)
2. Ebenezer Baptist Church (Sandy Point)
3. Cottage Pond Sign (Sandy Point)
4. Kingdom Hall (Kew)
5. Church of God of Prophesy (Kew)
6. Bethel Baptist Church (Kew)
7. Wades Green Plantation Sign (Kew)
8. Hubert James Primary School (Kew)
9. Entrance To Whitby T-Junction (Whitby)
10. Providence Baptist Church (Whitby)
11. Pelican Beach Resort Sign (Whitby)
12. Flamingo Pond (Whitby)
13. Horse Stable Beach Stage (Whitby)
14. North Caicos Airport (Bottle Creek)
15. Mount Lebanon Church (Bottle Creek)
16. Adelaide Oemler Primary School (Bottle Creek)
17. Raymond Gardiner High School (Bottle Creek)
18. North Caicos Clinic (Bottle Creek)
19. Church of God of Prophesy (Bottle Creek)
20. Lighthouse Church (Bottle Creek)
21. Bottle Creek Lodge Sign (Bottle Creek)
22. The Ready Money Sigh (Ready Money)
23. The North Caicos & Middle Caicos Causeway
24. Crossing Place Trail Sign (Conch Bar)
25. Mudjin Harbour Beach Sigh (Conch Bar)
26. Conch Bar Caves Sign (Conch Bar)
27. Welcome to Conch Bar Sign (Conch Bar)
28. Indian Caves Sign (Conch Bar)
29. Mount Mariah Baptist Church (Conch Bar)
30. Doris Robinson Primary School (Conch Bar)
31. Church of God of Prophesy (Conch Bar)
32. Daniels Cafe (Conch Bar)
33. Bambarra Beach Sign (Bambarra)
34. National Trust Building (Bambarra)
35. The Old School House (Bambarra)
36. Bethlehem Baptist Church (Bambarra)
37. Welcome to Lorimers Sign (Lorimers)
38. Mr. Alton Higgs Home Sign (Lorimers)
39. Mount Herman Baptist Church (Lorimers)
40. The Lorimers Creek (Lorimers)

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Shooting Incident

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July 23rd, 2024.

 

Around 10:59 am, the Police Control Room received a call of gunshots at a location along the Millennium Highway, Providenciales.

Officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force were dispatched and, based on preliminary investigations, were told that the occupant (s) of a red Suzuki Swift was at a business place when another car pulled alongside it, and the occupants started shooting.

The driver of the Swift drove off while the other unidentified vehicle sped off in a separate direction. 

Officers found the Swift abandoned near Miracle Close, Blue Hills, shortly after.

Based on investigations, no injuries were reported.

This remains an active investigation.

The RT&CIPF is asking anyone with information or CCTV footage of the shooting that may assist the police with enquiries to contact 911, the closest police station, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 and anonymously give any information.

Additionally, persons are being asked to download the Crime Stoppers P3 app.

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Twelve Officers Sworn In

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July 23rd, 2024.

 

 

There are twelve new officers within the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force.

The officers—Ronn James, Ernie Henry, Aron Charlery, Andrew Ottley, Emmanuel Dabreo, Damion Clarke, Jeffrey Kaye, Roan Waugh, Shan Livermore, Kemar Chambers, Michael Campbell, and Ajay Budhai—took an oath to protect and serve the citizens of the Turks and Caicos Islands yesterday (July 22nd) afternoon at Police Headquarters, Providenciales.

Commissioner of Police Edvin Martin, who administered the officers’ oath, said, “Thank you for choosing the TCI. It will not be a bed of roses. Policing requires hard work, and you ensure our communities are safe. Your arrival was anticipated and highly overdue.

“You are now officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force, and you are committed to the safety of the people of these archipelagoes. We must lead by example and not let our guard down. Stand firm on the foundation of our motto- Service With Pride and Integrity. Integrity is doing the right thing in the absence of anyone watching.”

The President of the Christian Council, Pastor Wilbert Jennings, delivered the opening prayer and told officers to always call on God in their time of need.

Deputy Commissioner Rodney Adams, Assistant Commissioner Kendall Grant, acting Assistant Commissioner Mat Newton, Chairman of the Police Welfare Association Sgt. Jepson Victor and Human Resources Manager Rex Swann also attended the ceremony.

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Male Charged with Theft and Handling Stolen Goods 

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July 23rd,2024.

 

A 23-year-old male from the Bight, Providenciales, has been charged with the theft of a boat.

CHANDELER JOSEPH is expected to appear before a Magistrate next week to answer the following charges:

  • Two Counts of Theft
  • Two Counts of Handling Stolen Goods

The charges against Mr. Joseph followed a report of a stolen boat in the Turtle Cove district on July 19th,2024.

Inquiries were conducted shortly after Mr Joseph was arrested and subsequently charged.

The RTCIPF is asking anyone with information on illegal activities that may assist the police with enquiries to contact 911, the closest police station, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 and anonymously give any information.

Additionally, persons are being asked to download the CrimeStoppers P3 app.

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