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Police Confirm Death Of Deshaun Jerry Berkley

Police Confirm Death Of Deshaun Jerry Berkley

Police have confirmed the death of 30-year-old Deshaun Jerry Berkley following a shooting early this morning [Dec 8]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of 30 year old Deshaun Jerry Berkley. “Deshaun was shot around 1:20am Thursday at the Western Stars Sports Club and his death is being treated... Read more of this article

Western Stars Club: ‘This Is Heart Wrenching’

Western Stars Club: ‘This Is Heart Wrenching’

Following the shooting at Western Stars Sports Club early this morning [Dec 8] that resulted in the death of 30-year-old man, club officials extended their condolences to the family, said it was “heart wrenching” and appealed for anyone with any information to come forward.Club President Willis Dill said, “Unfortunately, another... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

[Updating] At around 1.30am this morning, the police responded to the St John’s Road, Pembroke area by Western Stars Sports Club, and unofficial reports suggest there was a shooting and one person may have been shot. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 3.29am: Police confirm that the shooting victim,... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

[Updated] Police said they are “aware of the social media threats to the Premier and his family and have commenced an investigation into the matter.” The Instagram account they appear to be referring to is set to private, has 342 followers as of this writing, and urges people to DM [direct message] to get “family info and address”... Read more of this article

Reported Willful Damage & Theft From Vehicles

Reported Willful Damage & Theft From Vehicles

Police are advising the public “to keep loose change and other valuables out of sight if left in their car” following reports of willful damage to cars and theft. A police spokesperson said, “Over the past two days, three incidents of willful damage to cars have been reported in the areas of Harbour Road Paget, Harbour Road Warwick... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assault & Stealing Chocolate

Court: Man Denies Assault & Stealing Chocolate

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 52-year-old man denied stealing soda, candy, chocolate and tuna fish, and also denied a charge of assaulting someone. Kevin Webb pleaded not guilty to stealing Coca-Cola, Cadbury chocolate and candy from a store on 1st October; and stealing four cans of tuna fish from a store on 23rd November. Along with the stealing... Read more of this article

Attempted Armed Robbery On Front Street

Attempted Armed Robbery On Front Street

Police responded to Arnold’s Express on Front Street earlier tonight [Nov 23] after an attempted armed robbery occurred involving “two unknown men” with “one brandishing what appeared to be a firearm”. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:40pm on Wednesday, November 23rd police officers were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

“Zero Tolerance” To Gang Members Using Field

“Zero Tolerance” To Gang Members Using Field

The police have informed football clubs that going forward they “will operate a zero tolerance attitude” to people they have identified as “involved in gang and criminal activity utilising the Police Field.” A police spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, November 8th 2016 following a meeting with Mr. David Sabir of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Two Customs Officers Arrested, Placed On Leave

Two Customs Officers Arrested, Placed On Leave

The police have confirmed that two Customs officers have been place on leave after being arrested last week in connection with separate police investigations. A police spokesperson said, “Two Customs officers have been placed on administrative leave by H.M. Customs after each was arrested last week in connection with separate proactive police... Read more of this article

Supreme Court Orders $826,000 To Be Forfeited

Supreme Court Orders $826,000 To Be Forfeited

[Updated] The Supreme Court ordered the forfeiture of $826,000, with the police saying they “view this fantastic result as sending a strong message to criminal organizations” that they “will use every opportunity to take the profit away from criminals.” A police spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 22nd November, 2016 the Supreme... Read more of this article

Column: White Should Not Have Been Released

Column: White Should Not Have Been Released

[Column written by Sheelagh Cooper] The release of John Malcolm White who continues to be a dangerous paedophile after 12 years of an 18 year sentence could have been avoided if prison rules had been taken into account. Prison rule 32[c]2 gives the commissioner the power to charge an inmate for not participating in a designated treatment program. Such... Read more of this article

Minister Highlights Decreasing Recidivism Rates

Minister Highlights Decreasing Recidivism Rates

Speaking today [Nov 16] in the Senate, Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron highlighted Bermuda’s decreasing recidivism rates based on the findings for the 2015/2016 fiscal year which were recently produced by the Department of Corrections. The Minister said, “The success of Bermuda’s prison rehabilitation programmes can be measured... Read more of this article

71-Year-Old Recovering After Being Assaulted

71-Year-Old Recovering After Being Assaulted

The 71-year-old man injured in an assault yesterday [Nov 13] in Sandys is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital, with police continuing to appeal for information regarding the incident. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [Monday, November 14th] the 71 year old Sandys parish man injured in a reported... Read more of this article