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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 Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

Police are  renewing their appeal for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who died following a shooting in May 2016. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is renewing appeals for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 year old Patrick Dill, which is being... Read more of this article

Five Years Later: BPS Appeal For Information

Five Years Later: BPS Appeal For Information

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Rudy Smith, and the police are appealing to the public for information that can bring closure to the investigation. A police spokesperson said, “Sunday, 9th July 2017, will mark the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Rudy Lamar Smith. “The Bermuda Police Service is appealing... Read more of this article

BPS: 25 Year Sentence Sends ‘Clear Message’

BPS: 25 Year Sentence Sends ‘Clear Message’

“The 25 year sentence for murder and using a firearm handed down to convicted murderer Travone Saltus today sends a clear and unequivocal message to perpetrators of these types of crimes that there are serious consequences,” Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament, Crime Division said. Following a trial in the Supreme Court, Saltus was... Read more of this article

Police: Murder Investigation Remains Open

Police: Murder Investigation Remains Open

Today marks the 14th anniversary of Shaundae Jones’ murder, and the police said they remain committed to pursuing justice, as “investigators believe there are individuals in our community who have information that if provided, will lead to the killer being arrested and charged.” A police spokesperson said, “Thursday, April 27th 2017... Read more of this article

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

The Bermuda Police Service is assisting the Jamaican Constabulary Force with their investigation into the death of 55-year-old Bermudian Ronald Raynor, with the BPS saying that the “circumstances of Mr. Raynor’s death are suspicious and the JCF is dealing with the matter as a murder investigation.”A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Info: Death Of Jevon Daniels

BPS Appeal For Info: Death Of Jevon Daniels

The police are renewing their appeal to the public to help their investigation into the death of Jevon Daniels, asking anyone with information to contact them at 717-0864 or the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477. Mr Daniels, 35, went missing in May 2016, and his body was found in June 2016. To date three males have been arrested... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Fatal Stabbing

Police Continue Investigation Into Fatal Stabbing

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder of 28-year-old Raymond Butterfield continue the police said today, adding that they are still interested in speaking with anyone that has not already come forward who was at the Blue Waters Anglers Club during the evening of Sunday 5th March. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation... Read more of this article

35 Year Jail Sentence ‘Sends A Clear Message’

35 Year Jail Sentence ‘Sends A Clear Message’

“The sentence of 35 years sends a clear and unambiguous message that these heinous, cold blooded crimes will not be tolerated by our society,” Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Sean Field-Lament said in response to the sentence handed down to Shantoine Prinston Burrows following his conviction for the murder of Rickai Swan. “Members... Read more of this article

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Fatal Stabbing

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Fatal Stabbing

A Pembroke man appeared in Magistrates Court this afternoon, where he was charged with killing Raymond Butterfield. Appearing in front of a packed court room, 19-year-old Mikiel Thomas was charged with unlawfully killing Raymond Butterfield outside the Blue Waters Anglers Club on March 5th, ZBM reported. The defendant was not required to enter a plea... Read more of this article

Police Name Murder Victim: Raymond Butterfield

Police Name Murder Victim: Raymond Butterfield

The Police held a press conference today [March 6] regarding the recent stabbings, one of which resulted in the death of 28-year-old Raymond Butterfield, while the other incident resulted in two men being injured, with the police saying the incidents were “separate and unconnected.”Two Men Stabbed On Front Street, Incident Believed To... Read more of this article

28-Yr-Old Dies After Stabbing, Suspect Arrested

28-Yr-Old Dies After Stabbing, Suspect Arrested

[Updated] Police have now confirmed that “there was a stabbing incident last night on Crow Lane and a young man is dead.” They are expected to provide further details at a later time, and we will update as able. Update 12.02pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11pm Sunday, March 5th police and first responders were dispatched to... Read more of this article

Court: Witness, Pathologist Testify In Murder Trial

Court: Witness, Pathologist Testify In Murder Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A jury heard from a forensics expert how two bullets that entered the back of Lorenzo ‘Wa Wa’ Stovell were the fatal shots that killed him. Prosecutors allege that Zakai Cann, 27, and Trevone Saltus, 28, were part of a group of men that descended upon a parked party bus at Woody’s on September 23, 2012 and murdered Mr.... Read more of this article