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Police Executed Two Warrants In Pembroke

Police Executed Two Warrants In Pembroke

Police today [Nov 9] executed two warrants at a Pembroke residence in relation to “ongoing investigations.” Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro said, “Police today executed two warrants at a Pembroke residence, one under the Firearms Act and another under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act, otherwise known as PACE, in relation... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Multiple Sex Offences

Court: Man Charged With Multiple Sex Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A man is facing multiple charges of sexual offences against two girls, with the offences allegedly occurring back in the 1990s. The offences allegedly took place from June 1992 to June 1997 against two girls who were under-14 at the time. The 55-year-old man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, appeared in... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Nov 7], a 28-year-old man denied assaulting an off duty police officer and threatening his wife. Jaron Roberts denied unlawfully assaulting PC Stephen Cosham and causing actual bodily harm in an increased penalty zone near Clearwater Beach, and also denied two counts of intimidation, with the court hearing he allegedly... Read more of this article

Drugs & Ammunition Seized And Man Arrested

Drugs & Ammunition Seized And Man Arrested

On Friday [Nov 1] police executed a search warrant at a Southampton residence, resulting in the seizure of illegal items, including 20 rounds of live ammunition as well as suspected diamorphine, suspected cannabis and cannabis resin; and a 26-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the matter. A police spokesperson said, “On Friday... Read more of this article

Sex Offender Heman Viera To Be Released

Sex Offender Heman Viera To Be Released

Attorney General Kathy Lynn Simmons issued a public notice of the impending release of sex offender Heman Ledrew Viera, who will be released from Westgate on November 8th, 2019. Photo provided by the Ministry:A spokesperson said, “The Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Kathy Lynn Simmons, JP, has today issued a public notice of the... Read more of this article

Police Officer Attacked At Clearwater Beach

Police Officer Attacked At Clearwater Beach

[Updated] The police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals involved in a “fracas” at the Clearwater Beach car park this afternoon [Nov 4]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals involved in a fracas at the Clearwater Beach car... Read more of this article

Stabbing At Doghouse Bar, Two Men Arrested

Stabbing At Doghouse Bar, Two Men Arrested

Following a stabbing at the Doghouse Bar on Front Street, two men were arrested and the police ordered the Doghouse to close for 24 hours. A police spokesperson said, “At around 2:12am, Saturday 2nd November, 2019, police responded to calls about a reported disturbance at the Doghouse bar on Front Street in the city of Hamilton. “Upon arrival,... Read more of this article

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Stolen In Burglary [Found]

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Stolen In Burglary [Found]

[Updated] Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary in Warwick, in which ‘Yoyo’ — a tan coloured male Yorkshire Terrier dog – was stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently conducting inquiries into a reported burglary that occurred at a South Road, Warwick residence around 3:15pm Friday, November... Read more of this article

Police: Be Wary Of The ‘Mystery Shopper Scam’

Police: Be Wary Of The ‘Mystery Shopper Scam’

The police are urging residents to be wary of the “mystery shopper scam,” which “entices local social media users by offering employment as a mystery shopper that allegedly has the potential to earn thousands of dollars.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is once again reminding residents to be wary of... Read more of this article

Scam Alert: Butterfield Bank Phishing Email

Scam Alert: Butterfield Bank Phishing Email

The police are once again urging people to be wary of scam emails, saying the latest example is a deceptive e-mail that provides what is purported to be a link for the recipient to verify their online Butterfield bank account. A police spokesperson said, “Members of the public are reminded to be wary of any e-mail claiming to be from a local... Read more of this article

Four Men Arrested After Police Pursuit

Four Men Arrested After Police Pursuit

Four men were apprehended following a police pursuit in the west end on Friday, which started when the police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle in the parking area near Ice Queen. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:30pm Friday, October 25th police officers on mobile patrol in a police vehicle along South Road in Paget observed... Read more of this article

Man Charged: Importing Firearms Components

Man Charged: Importing Firearms Components

A 37-year-old man has been charged with three counts of importing firearms components. A police spokesperson said, “On Monday 21st October 2019, James Rumley [37] appeared in Magistrates’ Court charged on indictment with three counts of importing firearms components. “Between June & October 2019, detectives from the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Unconfirmed Firearm Incident Inquiries Underway

Unconfirmed Firearm Incident Inquiries Underway

Police responded to a report of a single gunshot in the Spruce Lane, Pembroke area, however said that “so far there is no forensic evidence to substantiate the report that a firearm was discharged.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:30pm Monday, October 28th police officers responded to a report of a single gunshot in the Spruce Lane,... Read more of this article