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Police Investigating Incident At CedarBridge

Police Investigating Incident At CedarBridge

A “former student entered the school building, and along with some current students, approached one of our students and assaulted the student,” CedarBridge Academy Principal Kenneth Caesar has confirmed, with Mr Caesar stating that the offending students were taken to the police station, the police are investigating the situation. CedarBridge... Read more of this article

Man Attempts To Escape From Court Room

Man Attempts To Escape From Court Room

After being told he would be remanded into custody, 31-year-old Howard Ascento attempted to escape from the court room, however he was detained by the police before he was able to exit the court building. A police spokesperson said, “Quick action by a member of the Bermuda Police Service today thwarted an escape attempt from the Magistrates’ Court. 31-year-old... Read more of this article

Police: ‘Formal Complaints Are Required By Law’

Police: ‘Formal Complaints Are Required By Law’

Saying they are aware of “allegations circulating on social media about a suspected paedophile,” the police have reminded the public that “formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such allegations.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of recent allegations... Read more of this article

Police: Remain Vigilant For Suspected Scam

Police: Remain Vigilant For Suspected Scam

The police are once again reminding residents to remain vigilant for suspected scams, saying they received multiple calls from the public about the “possible fraudulent use of 441-405-9999″ with the person calling from that number apparently claiming they “were conducting a census.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Teenager Injured In Stabbing In Sandys Parish

Teenager Injured In Stabbing In Sandys Parish

[Updated] A 17-year-old male was injured during an “altercation” between several men in the Cricket Lane, Sandys parish area this evening [Oct 6], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:15pm Sunday, October 6th police received a report of a stabbing. Details remain limited at this time. “However, early... Read more of this article

Court: Man Accused Of Trespass With Machete

Court: Man Accused Of Trespass With Machete

[Written by Don Burgess] A Sandys man will have to appear in Supreme Court after being accused of allegedly trespassing on a home in St George’s with a machete. Keith Smith, 51, did not have to enter a plea to a charge of entering a Mullet Bay Road home in February 2019, and causing actual bodily harm with an offensive weapon, a machete. The case... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Shooting

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Shooting

The police are appealing for witnesses to the shooting last night in the east end, which resulted in a 64-year-old man being shot in the shoulder.A police spokesperson said, “Detectives continue to investigate a confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 10:25pm Thursday, October 3rd in the Cashew City Road, St. George’s area where a... Read more of this article

Man Injured In St. David’s Shooting Incident

Man Injured In St. David’s Shooting Incident

[Updated] Multiple police vehicles responded to a firearm incident in the St. David’s area tonight [Oct 3] and initial reports suggest someone may have been injured. An ambulance attended the scene and transported someone to King Edward Memorial Hospital. Police officers could be seen searching the area with flashlights and the forensic unit has... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Arrested After Police Pursuit

Motorcyclist Arrested After Police Pursuit

A 19-year-old Sandys parish man has been arrested following a pursuit after failing to stop his motorcycle for police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:10am on Wednesday, October 2, police officers on mobile patrol in a marked police car in the area of Church Street and King Street in the City of Hamilton observed a motorcyclist commit a traffic... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Fight On Queen Street

Witness Appeal: Fight On Queen Street

The police are appealing for witnesses after a video circulated on social media showing a fight taking place next to the Bermuda National Library. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a video currently being circulated on social media showing a fight that took place next to the Bermuda National Library on Queen Street... Read more of this article

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

44-year-old Shaketa Raynor has reportedly been jailed for four years in the UK after being caught trying to smuggle cocaine. This is according to a report by the HullLive, which said, “Croydon Crown Court heard on Monday that Shaketa Raynor, 44, was found with over four kilogrammes of the Class A drug in her suitcase after a flight from Costa Rica... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Drug And Ammo Charges

Court: Man Denies Drug And Ammo Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded not guilty to drug and ammunition charges in Supreme Court. Winston Paynter denied all charges put to him. The prosecution alleged that Mr Paynter between a date unknown and April 11, 2019, conspired with others to import heroin to Bermuda, and that on April 11, 2019, he possessed heroin with the intent to sell... Read more of this article

Inquiries Continue Into Westgate Inmate Escape

Inquiries Continue Into Westgate Inmate Escape

Inquiries regarding the circumstances of a Westgate inmate’s escape continue and he has been transferred from police custody back to the Westgate Correctional Facility. A police spokesperson said, “A 29-year-old male Westgate Correctional Facility inmate that escaped Monday afternoon and was apprehended in the South Road, Horseshoe Road,... Read more of this article