Tag: Crime in Bermuda

MP: Let’s Use Facebook To Find These Thieves

MP: Let’s Use Facebook To Find These Thieves

Following the theft of power equipment from their facilities, Sousa’s Landscape Management owner Jeff Sousa — who is the MP for Warwick West — posted a message on Facebook today [Jan 16] asking people to “use the power of Facebook for something positive and find these thieves.” Mr. Sousa’s post said, “Last night... Read more of this article

4 Arrests Made: Suspicion of Firearm Possession

4 Arrests Made: Suspicion of Firearm Possession

The police have confirmed that four people were arrested this afternoon [Jan 6] on suspicion of possession of a firearm. A police spokesperson said, “As a result of an ongoing serious crime investigation, four persons were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm this afternoon. As this is an active investigation no further information will... Read more of this article

Woman Injured During Attempted Robbery

Woman Injured During Attempted Robbery

A local woman is recuperating from injuries sustained after a would-be thief attempted to grab her purse while she was out walking, resulting in her being dragged along the street. The woman and her husband were out walking at around 9.00pm this weekend, and when they were at the junction of Harrington Sound Road and Flatts, the suspect — who... Read more of this article

Man Stabbed, One Person Taken Into Custody

Man Stabbed, One Person Taken Into Custody

[Updated] A 46 year old man has been hospitalised tonight [Jan 2] after being stabbed at a Marsh Lane, Pembroke residence, and the police have confirmed that one person has been taken into custody. A Police spokesperson said, “Around 11:35pm on Friday January 2nd, Police received a report of a stabbing at a Marsh Lane, Pembroke residence. “Police... Read more of this article

Man Escapes Customs, Then Turns Himself In

Man Escapes Customs, Then Turns Himself In

A Hamilton Parish man who escaped airport customs officials by jumping overboard on Sunday night [Dec 28], has turned himself in to police and has been detained. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “A Hamilton Parish man who had been detained by HM Customs for search at the LF Wade International Airport Customs Hall made off from Customs... Read more of this article

Police Execute Warrant In Court Street Area

Police Execute Warrant In Court Street Area

[Updated] There is a large police presence in the Court Street area this afternoon [Dec 30], with a number of police officers, including what appears to be armed officers, visible at the scene. As of this writing [1.44pm], at least one road is blocked off, and bystanders are watching the proceedings. Details are limited at this time, however we will... Read more of this article

Strong Police Presence For New Year’s Events

Strong Police Presence For New Year’s Events

The Christmas period passed with “few incidents of violence” police said today [Dec 30] and advised the public that the Police Service will show a strong, highly visible police presence for the New Year’s celebrations on Wednesday night and football games planned for New Year’s Day on Thursday. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police... Read more of this article

Man Jailed For Stealing $502 From His Father

Man Jailed For Stealing $502 From His Father

A 37-year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 29] where he was sentenced to 60 days in jail for stealing money from his father on Boxing Day. Southampton resident Ernest Damon Smith, 37, was sent to jail for 60 days for stealing $502 from his father on 26th December 2014. Prosecutor Susan Mulligan told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

“30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event” was held on Thursday [Dec 18], bringing the community together in order to make a show of solidarity against gun violence in Bermuda. “Since 2003, Bermuda has lost 30 of our sons to gun violence. 87% of those senseless deaths have taken place since 2009, that’s in the... Read more of this article

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], a 41-year-old man pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis which the court heard had a street value of over $20,000. Devonshire resident Ijah Richardson pleaded guilty to possessing 423 grams of cannabis said to have a street value of $21,150, with the Court also hearing he was in possession of scissors,... Read more of this article


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