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Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

[Updated with video] Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Morlan Steede, and the police have appealed for anyone with any information to contact either the police or Crime Stoppers hotline. A police spokesperson said, “Approximately 9:40pm on Friday the 3rd day of November, 2017, police officers responded to several... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Shooting

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Shooting

[Updating] Police have responded to the Parson’s Road/Deepdale, Pembroke area this evening [Nov 3], with an ambulance seen leaving the area with sirens on just before 10.00pm. Crime scene tape is visible and unofficial reports indicate that there has been a shooting. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 10.16pm:... Read more of this article

23 Reports Of Burglaries In Last Two Weeks

23 Reports Of Burglaries In Last Two Weeks

Over the last two weeks there have been 23 reports of burglaries around the island, which represents roughly two burglaries per day, and the police said “suspects have been identified and police are actively pursuing leads,” and also issued crime prevention advice for residents. A police spokesperson said, “Over the last two weeks... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Banana Theft

Man Arrested In Connection With Banana Theft

A man has been arrested in connection with stealing banana trees from a Paget residence, and the bananas have been recovered. A post by the police on social media said, “Roads Policing Unit had to stop speed checks for a minute to respond to a man stealing banana trees from a Paget residence. Bananas recovered, man arrested.” Related... Read more of this article

Court: Butterfield & Perinchief Trial Begins

Court: Butterfield & Perinchief Trial Begins

[Written by Don Burgess ] A trial that features an alleged illegal firearm, ammunition, and illegal drugs started in Supreme Court on Tuesday. Jermaine Butterfield and Kimmisha Perinchief are charged with the importation of a prohibited firearm, importation of ammunition, conspiracy to the importation of cannabis, and conspiracy to supply a controlled... Read more of this article

National Security Minister: St. George’s Policing

National Security Minister: St. George’s Policing

Saying that it is important to discuss “some important facts surrounding the considerations for policing St. George’s,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an overview of the matter in the House of Assembly today [Oct 20]. “Statistically, the parish of St. George’s records amongst the lowest amount of crime across... Read more of this article

Police Reviewing CCTV Of Altercation In Hamilton

Police Reviewing CCTV Of Altercation In Hamilton

Police are reviewing CCTV footage of an altercation involving young people that occurred yesterday afternoon on Church Street in Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:55pm Monday, October 16th police officers were dispatched to a reported disturbance on Church Street in the City of Hamilton, in the vicinity of City Hall and the city... Read more of this article

Anti-Violence Youth Forum On October 21st

Anti-Violence Youth Forum On October 21st

YouthVision Promotions in association with Crawl Gospel Hall Church Family is getting set to present the “Peace in Hamilton Parish” anti-violence Youth Development Forum on Saturday, October 21st from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Desmond Crockwell said, “On behalf of YouthVision Promotions and Visionz Magazine, I would like to invite the public to... Read more of this article

Crime Stoppers ‘Blow The Whistle On Crime’

Crime Stoppers ‘Blow The Whistle On Crime’

Crime Stoppers Bermuda today announced that they will be launching their new “Blow the Whistle on Crime” awareness campaign in “response to the increase in some violent crime in Bermuda.” “So far in 2017, there has been one death as a result of a knife attack, and more than five serious injuries from such incidents. To date, there... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Friday’s Shooting

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Friday’s Shooting

The 36-year-old woman and 33-year-old man that were shot on Friday night in Southampton have been treated at hospital and released, and the police are appealing for witnesses, saying that until this point they “have had very limited success in speaking to individuals.”Police Statement A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Rangers Committed To Making Positive Changes

Rangers Committed To Making Positive Changes

The Southampton Rangers Club sent their best wishes and prayers to the two people injured on Friday evening, and said they are doing their utmost to ensure their premises are safe, and acts such as Friday’s shooting will ‘strengthen their resolve to make positive changes within our community.’ Their statement follows after two people,... Read more of this article

MP Jeff Baron: ‘Talk About The Real Issues’

MP Jeff Baron: ‘Talk About The Real Issues’

This past week we have “been engaged in debate about the appointment of Pastor Leroy Bean to lead gang violence reduction” and “made this issue about a name – a person” and “lost the chance to talk about the real issues,” Shadow Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said, adding that gang violence reduction “deserves... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Shooting In Southampton

Two People Injured In Shooting In Southampton

[Updated: A shooting took place in the Southampton Rangers area at around 8.30pm this evening, with a male on a motorcycle discharging a firearm, resulting in two people, a male and female, being shot. Police said both victims "are being treated for injuries that do not appear to be life threatening."]The police are responding to some form of an incident... Read more of this article