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Burglary: Power Tools Stolen From Parks Dept

Burglary: Power Tools Stolen From Parks Dept

The police are advising the public to be wary of anyone attempting to sell outdoor power tools following a burglary at the Department of Parks facility in the Botanical Gardens over the weekend in which a number of power tools were stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9.00am on Monday, January 16th police received a report of a burglary... Read more of this article

Several Bikes Stolen From Motorcycle Dealership

Several Bikes Stolen From Motorcycle Dealership

Police are advising the public “to be wary of anyone attempting to sell a new motorcycle or motorcycle parts quickly” following a burglary at a local motorcycle dealership in which several motorcycles were stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department are currently investigating a reported... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Firearm Incident In Pembroke

Police Investigating Firearm Incident In Pembroke

Police are investigating a ‘firearms incident’ that took place on Tuesday night in the St. Monica’s Road, Mission Lane Pembroke area, saying that  it was “forensically confirmed that a firearm had been discharged” and “there have been no injuries reported.” A police spokesperson said, “Witnesses are being... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Graffiti

Police Continue Investigation Into Graffiti

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “aware of the latest incidents of graffiti and as stated previously, there is every reason to suggest that this is the act of a lone individual.” This follows after graffiti with offensive messages has repeatedly been seen at various locations islandwide over the last few months, with more graffiti... Read more of this article

Robbery In Hamilton: Suspect Steals iPhone

Robbery In Hamilton: Suspect Steals iPhone

A suspect riding a motorcycle accosted an 18-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman in Hamilton yesterday [Dec 27], escaping with a blue iPhone. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:40am on Tuesday, December 27th police officers received a report of a robbery at the junction of Church Street and Burnaby Street in the City of Hamilton. “It... Read more of this article

Police Advise Public Of Recent Burglaries

Police Advise Public Of Recent Burglaries

The Bermuda Police Service has noted an increase in burglaries during 2016, saying that the trend is a “cause for concern” and advising the public to be especially vigilant during the holiday season. Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “Good Afternoon. I’m here to deliver a holiday message regarding crime prevention, to... Read more of this article

Police Encourage Victims To Report Abuse

Police Encourage Victims To Report Abuse

The Bermuda Police Service is urging victims to come forward to report child sexual abuse, saying “there is no time limit to reporting these matters and we have highly trained detectives who work in partnership with other agencies to ensure child safeguarding.” Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “The protection of vulnerable... Read more of this article

Five Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Five Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Five men have been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murder of Deshaun Berkley, and all have been released on police bail pending further enquiries, the police said this afternoon. Speaking at a press conference today, Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith said, “Approximately 1:15 a.m. on Thursday the 8th day of December 2016,... Read more of this article

Police Aware Of ‘Alleged Incident’ In Pembroke

Police Aware Of ‘Alleged Incident’ In Pembroke

The police said they are “aware of an alleged incident that apparently occurred” in the Middle Town area on Thursday, but said the “alleged incident has not been reported to police at this time.” In response to Bernews queries about unofficial suggestions something may have occurred, a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Deshaun Jerry Berkley

Police Confirm Death Of Deshaun Jerry Berkley

Police have confirmed the death of 30-year-old Deshaun Jerry Berkley following a shooting early this morning [Dec 8]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of 30 year old Deshaun Jerry Berkley. “Deshaun was shot around 1:20am Thursday at the Western Stars Sports Club and his death is being treated... Read more of this article

Western Stars Club: ‘This Is Heart Wrenching’

Western Stars Club: ‘This Is Heart Wrenching’

Following the shooting at Western Stars Sports Club early this morning [Dec 8] that resulted in the death of 30-year-old man, club officials extended their condolences to the family, said it was “heart wrenching” and appealed for anyone with any information to come forward.Club President Willis Dill said, “Unfortunately, another... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

[Updating] At around 1.30am this morning, the police responded to the St John’s Road, Pembroke area by Western Stars Sports Club, and unofficial reports suggest there was a shooting and one person may have been shot. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 3.29am: Police confirm that the shooting victim,... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Premier

[Updated] Police said they are “aware of the social media threats to the Premier and his family and have commenced an investigation into the matter.” The Instagram account they appear to be referring to is set to private, has 342 followers as of this writing, and urges people to DM [direct message] to get “family info and address”... Read more of this article