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Burglar Armed With Knife, Disarmed & Arrested

Burglar Armed With Knife, Disarmed & Arrested

A would be burglar was apparently arrested and disarmed after the police attended a burglary in progress, to find the “intruder struggling with occupant.” The police tweeted, “RPU Activity: attended burglary in progress rpt. Arrived promptly to catch intruder struggling with occupant, socks on hands, armed with a knife and he parked... Read more of this article

Police Recover Imitation Firearm After Chase

Police Recover Imitation Firearm After Chase

[Updated] Police recovered “what appears to be a firearm” after a high speed chase in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “At 9:45pm police responded to a report of an incident that took place on Marsh Lane in Devonshire in the area of Ornamental Iron Works. “It appears that a male on a motorcycle came to the attention of... Read more of this article

BPS: ‘Frauds Resulted In Loss Of $1.3M & $4M’

BPS: ‘Frauds Resulted In Loss Of $1.3M & $4M’

[Updated] Police have received three reports in the last 10 days from local businesses “regarding significant cyber-enabled fraud incidents,” and “two frauds resulted in the loss of $1.3M and $4M in separate incidents, and the third attempt at a different business was discovered before funds were actually transferred.” “An... Read more of this article

Police Inquiries Into Possible ‘Drink Spiking’

Police Inquiries Into Possible ‘Drink Spiking’

Saying they are aware of a voice note circulating that suggests there are cases of women having “foreign substances unknowingly placed into their beverages,” the police said there have been no reports recently submitted to the police, however inquiries have commenced and they appealing for the public’s assistance in providing information. A... Read more of this article

Teens Arrested In Connection With Stolen Bikes

Teens Arrested In Connection With Stolen Bikes

Two teens have been arrested in connection with the theft of three scooters recently from the Transport Control Department [TCD] on North Street according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently conducting inquiries regarding three 50cc scooters recently reported stolen from the Transport Control Department [TCD] on North... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Just Rite In Pembroke

Armed Robbery At Just Rite In Pembroke

Police responded to an armed robbery that took place at Just Rite on Marsh Folly Road in Pembroke this afternoon, with a man “given an undisclosed amount of money” after he “brandished what appeared to be a firearm.” A Police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that took at Just Rite on... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Accessing Child Porn

Court: Man Charged With Accessing Child Porn

[Written by Don Burgess] A man who is facing multiple counts of accessing child pornography had his arraignment pushed back for the second consecutive day. Yesterday, the man’s lawyer was not on the island, and, today the lawyer asked for it to be pushed back as he needs to review the indictments. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons at... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Disturbance

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Disturbance

The Bermuda Police Service are appealing for witnesses to a “disturbance” that took place on Reid Street on Sunday night. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of a disturbance outside of the PHC Club on Reid Street at a few minutes before 11pm on Sunday. “Upon police arrival to the scene there was no active disturbance... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Burglaries At Primary Schools

Police Investigate Burglaries At Primary Schools

Police are investigating burglaries at Victor Scott Primary School, Paget Primary School and West Pembroke Primary School, and anyone with information is asked to contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently conducting inquiries into reported burglaries at Victor Scott Primary School, Paget Primary School and West Pembroke Primary... Read more of this article

Altercation: 30-Year-Old In ICU, Man Arrested

Altercation: 30-Year-Old In ICU, Man Arrested

Following an altercation on Front Street early this morning, a 30-year-old man is in critical condition in the ICU, while a 25-year-old man has been arrested by the police. A police spokesperson said, “At around 3:15am on Sunday [March 18th] police officers on mobile patrol came upon an incident that took place on Front Street outside of the Cosmopolitan... Read more of this article

Court: Simmons Not Guilty Of Attempted Murder

Court: Simmons Not Guilty Of Attempted Murder

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton bar owner was cleared of the attempted murder of an alleged leader of a local gang following a trial in the Supreme Court. Carlton Simmons was also cleared of an alternative charge of wounding with an attempt to do grievous bodily harm. Mr Simmons, 40, stabbed Jahkeil Samuels in the early morning of August 12, 2017,... Read more of this article

20,000 BPS Conviction Records To Be Digitised

20,000 BPS Conviction Records To Be Digitised

An initiative is planned for the “significant modernization” of police criminal recordkeeping, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, with some 20,000 handwritten and typed conviction records — that date back to 1930 — to be digitised and stored electronically. Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister Caines said,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

[Written by Don Burgess] Jahleel Crockwell was sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting and robbing a man. The incident took place last year at a local establishment where Crockwell was one of the men who assaulted the man in the bathroom. The patron was put in a chokehold then had his Michael Kors watch, a gold chain and his wallet taken from... Read more of this article