Tag: Crime in Bermuda

Drugs Seized & Two Men Arrested In Sandys

Drugs Seized & Two Men Arrested In Sandys

A search warrant executed at a Sandys Parish home today [Aug 28] lead to the arrest of two men after what the police termed a “quantity of drugs” was seized from the residence. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence on Beacon Hill Road in Sandys Parish today. “As a result,... Read more of this article

BPS Still Seek Rental Cycle Bag Theft Suspects

BPS Still Seek Rental Cycle Bag Theft Suspects

The police continue to seek the suspects who were filmed stealing from a visitor’s rental cycle on August 5th, with investigators continuing to appeal for any information that can identify the two individuals. Speaking yesterday [Aug 25], a police spokesperson said, “Inquiries into this incident are ongoing, with investigators continuing to... Read more of this article

Police: Be “Vigilant” About Counterfeit Currency

Police: Be “Vigilant” About Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to be “vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes bearing serial number 242219 and counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes bearing serial number A30763 currently in circulation.” A police spokesperson said, “If counterfeit cash is detected during a... Read more of this article

39 Yr Old Man Charged With Attempted Murder

39 Yr Old Man Charged With Attempted Murder

In Magistrate’s Court this morning [Aug 14], a 39-year-old man was not required to plead to a charge of the attempted murder of Mr. Herbie Spencer in Pembroke on August 11, 2014. Garth Bell was informed that the charge was indictable and can only be tried in Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo acknowledged the Crown’s objection to... Read more of this article

62 Year Old Stabbing Victim Flown Overseas

62 Year Old Stabbing Victim Flown Overseas

A 62 year old man who was the victim of a stabbing in Pembroke yesterday [Aug 11] has been flown overseas for medical care. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:27pm on Monday August 11th, Police received a report of a stabbing at a Crossland Lane, Pembroke residence. Police attended the residence a short time later and found the victim, a 62... Read more of this article

Roban: ‘Downward Crime Continues A Trend’

Roban: ‘Downward Crime Continues A Trend’

The downward crime trend is a continuance of a trend that has been occurring over the past 4 years and is direct result of ongoing cooperation between members of the community, the Bermuda Police Service and the Government, Shadow Public Safety Minister Walter Roban said. Mr. Roban said, “The briefing on crime statistics revealed several noteworthy... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Police

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Police

Appearing in front of Senior Magistrate Archie Warner this morning [Aug 11], forty nine year old Vincent Best elected to be tried in Magistrates Court when he faced charges of assaulting a police constable and violently resisting arrest by police in Pembroke on 8th August 2014. Mr Best pleaded not guilty to the charges and Senior Magistrate Warner set... Read more of this article

2014 Second Quarter: $1.24M Drugs Seized

2014 Second Quarter: $1.24M Drugs Seized

Over $1.2 million of drugs were seized in the second quarter of 2014, according to the recently released crime statistics. The report [PDF] said, “An estimated total of 8.6kg of controlled drugs with an estimated street value of $1,246,617 has been seized in Q2 2014. Cannabis was the drug most commonly seized with 7.8kg seized at a value of $391,807. “Crack... Read more of this article

Police Still Seeking Bag Thieves, Release Photos

Police Still Seeking Bag Thieves, Release Photos

The police said they are still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals that “took part in a brazen daytime theft” from a rental cycle on Tuesday. They released the pictures below, and also added additional information about the suspects:“The rider is wearing purple sneakers “There is only one... Read more of this article

Q2 2014 Sees Lowest Crime Rate Since 2000

Q2 2014 Sees Lowest Crime Rate Since 2000

[Updated with video] The current crime picture in Bermuda is “showing very positive trends,” according to the Bermuda Police Service, who said the “second quarter of 2014 ranking as the lowest on record at 750 offences across all categories, with “total crime fell below 800 for the first time since modern crime recording systems... Read more of this article


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