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‘Our Sons Lives Being Lost Too Soon, Too Often’

‘Our Sons Lives Being Lost Too Soon, Too Often’

These senseless killings are a “national crisis as our sons’ lives “are being lost too soon, too often,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban and Shadow Minister of Health & Community Affairs Michael Weeks said. These comments follow after Friday night’s shooting, which resulted in the death of 25-year-old Jason... Read more of this article

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

[Updated with videos] Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who was fatally shot on Friday evening on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke. The police said the gunman is believed to have entered Bandroom Lane on a motorcycle wearing heavy dark coloured winter clothing, parked the cycle higher up on Bandroom Lane, walked down... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police have confirmed the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who died as a result of a shooting on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “Police can now confirm the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello who died as a result of a firearms incident that took place on Friday, August 19, 2016, at approximately 7:35pm on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke.” The... Read more of this article

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

[Updating] Multiple police vehicles and officers can be seen in the Bandroom Lane area of Pembroke, and Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines has confirmed that a “firearms incident took place in Pembroke.” Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.39pm: Unofficial reports from area residents indicate that... Read more of this article

Attacks On Bus Operators Raises Concern

Attacks On Bus Operators Raises Concern

The Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities has raised concern about incidents of physical attacks on Bus Operators within the past two weeks. Minister Fahy commented, “The Department of Public Transportation has reported such behaviour is increasing. Steps will have to be taken to protect Bus Operators from such attacks. We will prosecute... Read more of this article

28-Year-Old Man Shot In Hamilton Parish

28-Year-Old Man Shot In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] The police are currently on scene at Hamilton Parish Workmen’s Club on Crawl Hill and unofficial reports suggest there may have been a shooting in the area, with someone having been injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 11.40pm: A police spokesperson said, “Approximately 9:50pm... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Incident After Man Hospitalised

Police Investigate Incident After Man Hospitalised

Police have attended King Edward Memorial Hospital tonight [August 17] responding to “an assault report” which resulted in an injured man attending the hospital for treatment. A Police spokesperson said, “Around 8:50pm this evening [17-Aug] police were dispatched to KEMH in response to an assault report. “Details surrounding... Read more of this article

Police: “Criminal Investigation Has Commenced”

Police: “Criminal Investigation Has Commenced”

[Updated with videos] The circumstances surrounding the collision that resulted in the death of Travis Lowe “are very suspicious and a criminal investigation has commenced,” the police said, adding that “there is evidence that Travis Lowe was being chased by another motorcyclist along Horseshoe Road and in his attempt to get away from... Read more of this article

Officers Assaulted, Police Search For Suspect

Officers Assaulted, Police Search For Suspect

While police were responding to an incident in Paget this afternoon a “person of interest” assaulted two officers and fled the area, resulting in both officers being taken to the hospital with minor injuries, and police now searching for the suspect. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police responded to an incident that took... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Substantive Action To Curb Trends’

Column: ‘Substantive Action To Curb Trends’

[Opinion column written by Senator Marc Daniels] As we move about the community, our countrymen are saying time and time again that they are tired of politicians politicizing crime as if they can singularly and magically make criminality disappear overnight. Bermudians are telling us that words of condemnation and sympathy alone cannot curb the negative... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To “Water-Side Melee”

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To “Water-Side Melee”

Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying anyone who may have been involved with the “water-side melee at Mangrove Bay” yesterday, which resulted in at least two people being taken to hospital for treatment of injuries, and one person being arrested. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is... Read more of this article

Male Arrested After Man Stabbed In Sandys

Male Arrested After Man Stabbed In Sandys

[Updated] At approximately 5.20pm today, the police responded to a “water-side melee” at Mangrove Bay, in which “males in the water became combative towards each other throwing bottles and other projectiles.” An 18-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital, an 18-year-old woman was also taken to the hospital after being... Read more of this article

Two Men Stabbed: Police Appeal For Witnesses

Two Men Stabbed: Police Appeal For Witnesses

The Bermuda Police Service are appealing for witnesses after two men were stabbed in an incident that took place in the male bathroom at the grounds of Somerset Cricket Club on Friday night [July 29]. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “The Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of an incident that took place between 7:30pm and 9:45pm... Read more of this article