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Man At Hamilton Business Stabbed In Abdomen

Man At Hamilton Business Stabbed In Abdomen

[Updated] Police responded to a stabbing incident in the area of Queen Street in Hamilton today [Aug 2] where one of two males involved in an altercation was “stabbed in the abdomen”. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of a stabbing that took place inside of the Sports Locker in Windsor Place in the City Of Hamilton... Read more of this article

Murder Suspect Bailed With ‘Strict Conditions’

Murder Suspect Bailed With ‘Strict Conditions’

The male suspect arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith has been bailed by the Bermuda Police Service, with “strict reporting conditions.” Mr Smith was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis, who was murdered... Read more of this article

40-Year-Old Stabbed, Suspect Turns Himself In

40-Year-Old Stabbed, Suspect Turns Himself In

[Updated - Police confirm 40 year old male suffered "life threatening injuries" in stabbing, and 30 year old male has turned himself in to police.] Police and an ambulance responded to the Beacon Hill Lane area of Sandys tonight [Aug 1] where we unofficially understand there was a stabbing incident. Details are limited at this time, however we will... Read more of this article

Videos: Police On Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

Videos: Police On Murder Of Jahkoby Smith

[Updated] The Police held a press conference this afternoon [July 31] regarding the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, who was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening, where they confirmed that one man has been arrested in connection with the tragic incident. The murder occurred at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Following the murder of 21-year-old Jahkoby Smith, Opposition Leader Patricia Gordon-Pamplin extended her deepest condolences to his family and friends as they grapple with this tragedy. Mr Smith was fatally stabbed on Saturday evening [July 29] at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis,... Read more of this article

Police Name Stabbing Victim As Jahkoby Smith

Police Name Stabbing Victim As Jahkoby Smith

Police have now confirmed the death of 21 year-old Jahkoby Smith as a result of the stabbing incident on Saturday evening [July 29]. The incident occurred at the West End Sailboat Club, which was hosting the wake following the funeral for the late Jachari Francis, who was murdered earlier this month. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Minister Wayne Caines On Stabbing In West End

Minister Wayne Caines On Stabbing In West End

One man died and another was injured in a stabbing incident last night [July 29] after a disturbance at the West End Sailboat Club. “This national crisis demands our full commitment and energy; young lives are too precious to lose especially in such tragic circumstances,” the Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines said in the wake of yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Police: Man Dies From Stabbing, Another Injured

Police: Man Dies From Stabbing, Another Injured

[Updated] Police have responded to an incident in the area of the West End Sailboat Club tonight [July 29] with a number of police officers and a police boat visible at the scene. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.20pm: An area of the grounds outside the club has yellow police tape going around it. Update 9.58pm:... Read more of this article

Video: Police On Murder Of Jahcari Francis

Video: Police On Murder Of Jahcari Francis

[Updated] The Police held a press conference this afternoon [July 24] regarding the murder of 20-year-old Jahcari Francis, which they said is “being treated as a gang shooting murder between rival gang members.” The press conference has just concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the 13-minute live... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Jahcari Francis

Police Confirm Death Of Jahcari Francis

[Updated] The police confirmed that a man has died following a shooting in Devonshire last night. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:45pm Wednesday, July 19th police‎ responded to reports of gunshots in the Upland Street, Devonshire area. “Initial information indicates that one man was shot and taken to hospital via ambulance. An... Read more of this article

BPS Investigate “Anti-Social Conduct” Videos

BPS Investigate “Anti-Social Conduct” Videos

Police are investigating two videos circulating on social media that show “anti-social conduct and what appear to be crimes of violence” and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying those depicted in the videos. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware that there are currently two videos circulating... Read more of this article

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Sharnell Simmons and Kyle Lightbourne were jailed in the UK following their convictions in a cocaine smuggling plot, according to a story in the Hull Daily Mail. The story said “A cleaner at Hull’s ferry terminal uncovered a cocaine-smuggling plot when she found £24,500 worth of the Class A drug hidden beneath tourism leaflets in the arrivals... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After He, Baby “Fall” From Window

Man Arrested After He, Baby “Fall” From Window

A father was arrested on suspicion of endangering the life of a child after he and his 7 month old son were “injured after falling from a second storey window,” the police have confirmed. Assistant Commissioner of Police Martin Weekes said, “Around 8:30pm Sunday, July 2nd police and first responders were dispatched to a reported domestic... Read more of this article