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Motorcyclist Arrested Following Police Pursuit

Motorcyclist Arrested Following Police Pursuit

A motorcyclist was arrested on Monday [Dec 24] after taking police on a chase in the Warwick and Paget area, before he ran and then gave up, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “On Monday at 5:15pm officers were stationary at Christ Church Warwick when a male on a blue and white unregistered motocross cycle was seen travelling westerly... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested After Drugs And Guns Seized

Two Men Arrested After Drugs And Guns Seized

Two arrests have been made in connection with the recent seizure where three firearms were found along with a large quantity of drugs. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is continuing an active investigation into the the firearms and drugs incident that took place on Wednesday and Thursday last week where 3 firearms were found... Read more of this article

Murder Victim’s Mother Feels ‘Indescribable Pain’

Murder Victim’s Mother Feels ‘Indescribable Pain’

Speaking in a victim impact statement, the mother of 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede said his death was a “mother’s worst nightmare” and it “shattered” her family. Lyrico Steede died in February 2018 after being ambushed by multiple teenagers in England, with the group chasing the Bermudian teenager and fatally stabbing... Read more of this article

Court: Teenagers Found Guilty Of Murder In UK

Court: Teenagers Found Guilty Of Murder In UK

Two teenagers have been found guilty of the murder of 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede and three other teenagers have been found not guilty of murder, but have been found guilty of manslaughter. This is according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post, which said, “Two teenagers have been found guilty of the murder of Lyrico Steede. Three... Read more of this article

Police Seize Three Guns & Almost $1M Of Drugs

Police Seize Three Guns & Almost $1M Of Drugs

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is holding a press conference this morning [Dec 21] on what they said was a “significant drug and firearm seizure”. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 11.30am: We will have more information later on, and in meantime as a summary, the police confirmed... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Altercation Over Kite Flying

Man Arrested After Altercation Over Kite Flying

Two neighbours — a 26-year-old man and a 38-year-old man — had an altercation “over the flying of a kite” with the younger man receiving a “stab wound to his shoulder” and the older man being arrested after “brandishing a bladed article,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Violently Resisting Arrest

Court: Man Admits Violently Resisting Arrest

[Written by Don Burgess] A St George’s man pleaded guilty to violently resisting arrest. Jahmiko Hayward, 34, also denied assaulting a police officer and that charge was dropped. Police had been called to the scene of a Front Street business where two males were reported to be fighting. When police officers arrived, they noticed Mr Hayward ,... Read more of this article

Two Students Arrested, One Officer Injured

Two Students Arrested, One Officer Injured

Saying they are “aware of the video footage being circulated” about an incident in Hamilton, the police said “two students are expected to appear before juvenile court in due course.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of the video footage being circulated around social media showing police... Read more of this article

Police: Be Cautious With ‘Purchasing’ Online

Police: Be Cautious With ‘Purchasing’ Online

The police are reminding members of the public to remain vigilant when making any purchases online, saying “two recent reported scams involved a smart TV and a laptop respectively posted for sale on a local online classifieds site.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to remind members of the public... Read more of this article

Siblings Injured In ‘Violent Domestic Incident’

Siblings Injured In ‘Violent Domestic Incident’

A 26-year-old woman and her 20-year-old brother have been discharged from hospital after being injured in a ‘violent domestic incident’ in Hamilton parish yesterday [Dec 12]. A police spokesperson said, “A 26-year-old woman hurt in a reported violent domestic incident at a Quarry Road, Hamilton parish home around 10:10am Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Two People Hospitalized After Domestic Incident

Two People Hospitalized After Domestic Incident

[Updated] A man and a woman have been transported to hospital following a domestic incident that took place at a residence in Hamilton Parish this morning [Dec 12] according to police.. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place at a residence on Quarry Road in the area of the Government Quarry in... Read more of this article

Video: Murder Victim Named, Man Arrested

Video: Murder Victim Named, Man Arrested

[Updated: Police have identified the murder victim as 33-year-old Paul Johnson, and confirmed that a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting.]The police are holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 10] regarding the fatal shooting this morning. “Police and other first responders attended a report of a... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Shooting

Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Shooting

[Updated with video] A 33-year-old man has died following a shooting in the Rambling Lane area in Pembroke early this morning [Dec 10], the police have confirmed. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and other first responders attended a report of a firearms incident that took place outside of a residence on Rambling Lane in Pembroke... Read more of this article