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Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

The Government of Bermuda London Office has advised “Bermudians in the UK to remain vigilant of their surroundings” following the events in London yesterday morning. An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train, in which 30 people were injured after the explosion... Read more of this article

Police: Photo Of Guns & Ammo Not In Bermuda

Police: Photo Of Guns & Ammo Not In Bermuda

The police said they are “aware of a photo circulating on social media that shows an engine block containing a quantity of guns and ammunition,” saying that while it was “suggested that this contraband was discovered in Bermuda,” the photo is actually from Barbados. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Arrest In Connection With Counterfeit Money

Arrest In Connection With Counterfeit Money

The police are advising people to be “vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number MD36441997A,” adding that one of these notes was tendered at a gas station on Tuesday evening, and a 54-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the matter. A police spokesperson said, “Residents are advised to be vigilant... Read more of this article

Arrest: Burglaries & Attempted Handbag Snatch

Arrest: Burglaries & Attempted Handbag Snatch

A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries, and a 50-year-old man has also been arrested in connection with an attempted handbag snatch that occurred on Saturday afternoon. Man Arrested in Connection With Burglaries A police spokesperson said, “A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a spate of... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: 29-Year-Old Man Arrested

Police Confirm: 29-Year-Old Man Arrested

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident that occurred at the Warwick Lanes bowling alley on Thursday evening. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a social media message circulating regarding an incident that occurred at Warwick Lanes bowling alley Thursday evening [September 7th] involving... Read more of this article

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

A recently stolen boat was reported abandoned and washed up close to Admiralty House on August 30, with the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre contacting the vessel’s owner. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Thursday, August 30 at 8.50am, Bermuda Radio received a call from a member of the public who reported that an... Read more of this article

Advisory: Scam Anti-Money Laundering Course

Advisory: Scam Anti-Money Laundering Course

The police are advising the public and local businesses of a fraudulent anti-money laundering course being promoted via e-mail. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to advise the general public and local businesses, particularly those in the financial services industry, of a fraudulent anti-money laundering... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Death Of NZ Visitor

Court: Man Charged With Death Of NZ Visitor

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 6], a 26-year-old man was charged in connection with the death of New Zealand visitor Mary Elizabeth McKee. Andrew Lake, of Southampton, was charged with unlawfully killing Mrs McKee in June of this year. He was also charged with causing actual bodily harm to Mrs McKee’s husband Arthur and causing grievous... Read more of this article

Court: Tourist Fined For Possessing Ammunition

Court: Tourist Fined For Possessing Ammunition

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 5], an American tourist was fined $300 for possessing ammunition in his luggage. 55-year-old Johnny Jefferson of Houston, Texas pleaded guilty to possessing 38 rounds of ammunition without holding a license on September 1st at the LF Wade International Airport. The court heard that Mr Jefferson was departing... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passengers Fined $300

Court: Cruise Ship Passengers Fined $300

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 5], two American visitors were fined $300 after being charged in connection with an altercation with two local teenagers who attempted to steal a chain from them. 23-year-old Aaron Alexandre and 26-year-old Kimberly Alexandre, siblings from Connecticut, pleaded guilty to taking part in a fight and assaulting... Read more of this article

Two People Arrested After Incident In Dockyard

Two People Arrested After Incident In Dockyard

Police have confirmed that a two males were taken to hospital with “serious head/facial injuries” and “26-year-old female and 23-year-old male from the cruise ship” have been arrested following what the police termed an “altercation” between “three passengers from the Norwegian Breakaway and two local males... Read more of this article

Suspect Arrested After Three Men Stabbed

Suspect Arrested After Three Men Stabbed

[Updated with video] Three men were stabbed during an altercation at around 5.30pm this evening [Aug 31] on Happy Valley Road, and the suspect was arrested by police a few minutes later, the police have confirmed.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At 5:35pm, police attended a report of an incident that took place at Belvin’s Variety... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Sex Abuse On Cruise Ship

Man Charged With Sex Abuse On Cruise Ship

A Mississippi man was charged yesterday [Aug 30] in federal court in Boston for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor during a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. U.S. officials said the man was charged with one count of sexual abuse of a minor, and he is is “currently in... Read more of this article