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BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

Saying that Bermuda has “already seen a number of local businesses having encountered the ‘Business Email Compromise’ scam, some of whom have experienced substantial financial loss,” the police have warned businesses of a scam which targets employees who perform regular wire transfers. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

4 Males Remain In Custody Following Burglary

4 Males Remain In Custody Following Burglary

The four males arrested in connection with a burglary yesterday – who range in age from 21 to 25-years-old — remain in police custody today [Sept 22], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation continues into a burglary that occurred at a Valley Road, Paget residence around 10:30am Wednesday. “The... Read more of this article

Arrest Made In Connection With Armed Robbery

Arrest Made In Connection With Armed Robbery

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery at the Soares store in Spanish Point, the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson said, “An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the reported armed robbery of M. Soares and Son on Spanish Point Road in Pembroke around 3pm Tuesday, September 20th. “The... Read more of this article

Four Men Arrested In Connection With Burglary

Four Men Arrested In Connection With Burglary

Police responded to a burglary in progress on Valley Road in Paget this morning [Sept 21], arresting four men in connection with the incident, which saw the occupant assaulted by the suspects.A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 10:30am today [Wednesday, September 21st] police responded to a burglary in progress on Valley Road in Paget... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Soares In Spanish Point

Armed Robbery At Soares In Spanish Point

[Updated] The police are on scene at the Soares store in Spanish Point this afternoon [Sept 20] after what unofficial reports suggest may have been an armed robbery. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 3.39pm: A police spokesperson said, “At a few minutes before 3pm today, police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: Police Host Community Meeting

Two Hour Video: Police Host Community Meeting

The Bermuda Police and several community partners held a Community Engagement Meeting this evening [Sept 13] at the Heritage Worship Community Centre, with the discussion centered around seeking solutions to break the cycle of violence. The panelists were Police Commissioner Michael DeSilva, Martha Dismont from the Family Centre, Kimberley Jackson from... Read more of this article

Woman Arrested On “Drug Related Matter”

Woman Arrested On “Drug Related Matter”

A woman was arrested on a drug related matter on Saturday evening [Sept 10], the police have confirmed. Police were seen at the airport on Saturday evening and in response to queries about unofficial suggestions that a female was arrested, a police spokesperson told Bernews, “We can confirm that a woman was arrested on a drug related matter Saturday... Read more of this article

BPS Release Crime Statistics For First Half 2016

BPS Release Crime Statistics For First Half 2016

[Updated with video] The police released the crime statistics for the first half of 2016, saying that “between Q1 2016 and Q2 2016, All Crime increased by +16 offences, from 861 to 877 offences,” however “despite this slight increase, the medium term trend of crime in Bermuda remains steady, while the long term trend is decreasing.” Commissioner... Read more of this article

Police Thank Public After Stolen Bike Recovered

Police Thank Public After Stolen Bike Recovered

The police have thanked the public for their response to an appeal regarding two motocross bikes stolen from the Motorsports Park in St. David’s earlier this week, saying that one motocross bike has been recovered after a member of the public located it hidden in bushes in St. George’s. The other bike — a white Cobra 65cc motocross bike with... Read more of this article

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Motorsports Park

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Motorsports Park

Two motocross bikes were reported stolen from the Motorsports Park in St. David’s – a white Cobra 65cc motocross bike with pink, purple and black graphics; while the other was an all-white Yamaha YZ 250F motocross bike with black rims. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:30pm on Tuesday, September 6th a theft of two motorcycles was... Read more of this article

Man Arrested: Suspicion Of Possessing Ammo

Man Arrested: Suspicion Of Possessing Ammo

A 21-year-old man was found lying near the roadside after a collision in St. George’s, and he was taken to hospital and later arrested on “suspicion of possessing ammunition.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:15pm on Monday, September 5th police and first responders attended a reported collision in the Mullet Bay Road, St. George’s... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Paint Splashed On Cars

Man Arrested After Paint Splashed On Cars

[Updated] Police have launched an investigation after paint was splashed on multiple cars in parking lots today, with the police saying “initial information suggests that three cars were vandalised at Dellwood Middle School, 11 cars at Elliot parking lot [on the corner of Brunswick Street and Dundonald Street] and four cars at Par-La-Ville parking... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Fraudulent Land Tax Phone Calls

Police Warn Of Fraudulent Land Tax Phone Calls

The Police and Tax Commissioner are warning the public about calls from someone claiming to be with the Office of the Tax Commissioner or the Bermuda Police Service, with the callers demanding “payment of overdue land tax within two hours to avoid arrest.” “This is a scam and if such a call is received, no payment details or personal... Read more of this article