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BPS: ‘No Criminal Complaints Have Been Made’

BPS: ‘No Criminal Complaints Have Been Made’

The police said they are “aware of allegations circulating on social media about past inappropriate sexual conduct of a former Cornerstone Bible Fellowship clergy member,” and said that “to date, no criminal complaints have been made” to the police. Last month Cornerstone Bible Fellowship confirmed that a person was “removed”,... Read more of this article

Robbery At Collector’s Hill Esso Service Station

Robbery At Collector’s Hill Esso Service Station

The Collector’s Hill Esso Service Station was robbed early this morning [Nov 27], with the police saying that “two suspects, one apparently brandishing a bladed article, accosted staff members as they opened the premises for the day.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:30am today [November 27th] police officers responded to a reported... Read more of this article

Crime Prevention Presentation In St. David’s

Crime Prevention Presentation In St. David’s

The Bermuda Police Service Community Action Team will be hosting a crime prevention presentation on Tuesday, November 28 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Clearwater Middle School. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] Community Action Team [CAT] will be hosting a crime prevention presentation from 6:30pm – 7:30pm Tuesday, 28th... Read more of this article

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Court: Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva Appeal Dismissed

Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva — who was convicted of the murder of Prince Edness — has his appeal dismissed by Bermuda’s Court of Appeal. The ruling said, “The Appellant, Jaquii Pearman-DeSilva, was convicted in the Supreme Court on 15 September 2015 of the murder of Prince Edness [“the deceased”]. “He was also 2 convicted of... Read more of this article

35 Men Killed & 92 People Injured Since 2009

35 Men Killed & 92 People Injured Since 2009

“Since 2009, 35 young black men have been shot and killed and 92 people have been injured by an illegal firearm,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly, adding that “it is this Government’s hope to work in partnership with all aspects of the community to address multi-generational unaddressed trauma... Read more of this article

Man In Custody After Barricading Himself In

Man In Custody After Barricading Himself In

[Updating] A large amount of police officers, fire and ambulance personnel are currently on scene in the Happy Valley area this morning [Nov 15] after a man “barricaded himself” in a building and is “said to have what is considered a harmful substance on his person and he’s threatening anyone coming in.” Police Media Manager... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

[Updated with video] Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Morlan Steede, and the police have appealed for anyone with any information to contact either the police or Crime Stoppers hotline. A police spokesperson said, “Approximately 9:40pm on Friday the 3rd day of November, 2017, police officers responded to several... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Morlan Steede

Police Confirm Death Of Morlan Steede

[Updated with Minister's statement] The police have confirmed the death of 30-year-old Morlan Steede following last night’s shooting in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 30-year-old Morlan Steede, who died as a result of a firearms incident that took place on One-way Deepdale,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Shooting

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Shooting

[Updating] Police have responded to the Parson’s Road/Deepdale, Pembroke area this evening [Nov 3], with an ambulance seen leaving the area with sirens on just before 10.00pm. Crime scene tape is visible and unofficial reports indicate that there has been a shooting. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 10.16pm:... Read more of this article

23 Reports Of Burglaries In Last Two Weeks

23 Reports Of Burglaries In Last Two Weeks

Over the last two weeks there have been 23 reports of burglaries around the island, which represents roughly two burglaries per day, and the police said “suspects have been identified and police are actively pursuing leads,” and also issued crime prevention advice for residents. A police spokesperson said, “Over the last two weeks... Read more of this article

BPS: No Significant Anti-Social Behaviour

BPS: No Significant Anti-Social Behaviour

The police said that while officers responded to numerous calls including reports of objects/eggs thrown at vehicles over Halloween, they are “pleased to report that the event passed without major incident, injury or any significant anti-social behaviour.” A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Police Service [BPS] officers were on patrol... Read more of this article

Court: Roberto Marques Sentenced To 10 Years

Court: Roberto Marques Sentenced To 10 Years

[Updated] Appearing in Supreme Court today [Oct 31], former Customs Officer Roberto Marques was sentenced to ten years in prison. Earlier this month, Mr Marques entered a guilty plea to charges including possessing cocaine with intent to supply, possession of drug equipment and money laundering. In a previous Court appearance, the prosecutor Nicole... Read more of this article

Court: Former Customs Officer To Be Sentenced

Court: Former Customs Officer To Be Sentenced

[Written by Don Burgess] The sentencing hearing of two men — including a former Customs Officer — charged with various drug offences was adjourned yesterday when one of the pair said the drugs he had was for personal use and not for supply. Earlier this month both Ryan Willingham-Walker and Roberto Marques pled guilty to drug offences and... Read more of this article