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Teenager Arrested After Handbag Theft, Crash

Teenager Arrested After Handbag Theft, Crash

A 15-year-old male was arrested in connection with the theft of a visitor’s handbag from the basket of her rental scooter, with the suspects being pursued by police and eventually crashing their motorcycle near TCD. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:30pm Friday, August 23rd police officers responded to a report of a theft. “It appears... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public To Beware Of Online Scams

Police Warn Public To Beware Of Online Scams

The police are reminding the public to remain vigilant against a new social media scam that has already deceived at least three people locally and to disregard any email claiming to be from a local bank that requests verification of online banking credentials. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a new social media... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Report Of Suspicious Activity

Police Investigate Report Of Suspicious Activity

Police responded to the Court Street area of Hamilton tonight [Aug 20] after receiving a report of suspicious activity. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:15pm Tuesday, August 20th police received a report of suspicious activity on Court Street in the City of Hamilton. “Officers responded and conducted a search of the immediate area. “However,... Read more of this article

Police: ‘Remain Vigilant Regarding Scams’

Police: ‘Remain Vigilant Regarding Scams’

The police are again “reminding residents to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain money, personal information and other sensitive data. A police spokesperson said, “A report was received earlier this afternoon [Monday, August 19th] of calls – which disconnect after... Read more of this article

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

Three years later, the murder of Jason Mello remains unsolved, and police are renewing their appeal for witnesses or anyone who may have any information to come forward. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are renewing their appeal for information in connection with the murder of Jason Mello. “Jason Mello was fatally shot around 7:35pm... Read more of this article

RA Warns Of Online MovieFlix SignUp Scam

RA Warns Of Online MovieFlix SignUp Scam

The Regulatory Authority is warning people about an online scam, with an article claiming that Netflix ‘lost thousands of Bermudian users this week because of the new competing service,’ and urging people to sign up for MovieFlix, with the RA explaining that the scam is actually “designed to steal credit card details.” The RA... Read more of this article

Child Sex Offender Jomar Caines To Be Released

Child Sex Offender Jomar Caines To Be Released

The Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney-General Senator Kathy Lynn Simmons today [Aug 7] issued a public notice of the impending release of child sex offender Jomar Akbar Caines, who will be released from Westgate today. A spokesperson said, “Pursuant to section 329H of the Criminal Code 1907, the Minister is empowered to disclose information... Read more of this article

Ten Arrested On Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

Ten Arrested On Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving during the past holiday weekend. A police spokesperson said, “Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving over the Cup Match holiday weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in eight parishes from the evening of Thursday, August 1st until the evening of Sunday,... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into Offensive Graffiti

Investigation Continues Into Offensive Graffiti

Police responded to reports of offensive graffiti spray-painted at several locations and have appealed for anyone with information to please contact the police on 295-0011. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10am Thursday, August 1st police officers responded to reports of willful damage in the City of Hamilton/Pembroke area. “The offensive... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Witness Appeal: Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

The police are appealing for the public’s assistance with information that can help solve the murder of Jahkoby Smith, who was fatally stabbed two years ago on July 29, 2017, at the West End Sailboat Club in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Today, Monday 29th July 2019, marks the 2nd anniversary of the murder of Jahkoby Smith and detectives... Read more of this article

Police Appeal: Information On Taylor Grier Murder

Police Appeal: Information On Taylor Grier Murder

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is renewing the appeal for information regarding the murder of Taylor Grier, who was fatally shot on Court Street in Pembroke on July 27th, 2018. Crime Stoppers video appeal released in October 2018:A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Grier was fatally shot on Friday 27th July 2018, one year ago whilst on Court... Read more of this article

Court: Man Fined $6,500 After Airline Incident

Court: Man Fined $6,500 After Airline Incident

[Written by Don Burgess] An airline passenger who spat in his wife’s face and used profane language towards the flight crew causing a Tourism Union International Airways flight to divert to Bermuda was fined $6,500. Edward Mongan, 42, from Manchester, England, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court. The court heard that Mr Mongan shouted “f***... Read more of this article

Advisory: Theft From Unattended Motorcycles

Advisory: Theft From Unattended Motorcycles

Police are advising the public to be vigilant about where they park their motorcycles, following recent thefts from unattended parked motorcycles. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of recent thefts from unattended parked motorcycles, where an unknown culprit or culprits remove personal items from under motorcycle seats... Read more of this article