Tag: #Offbeat

Police & BAMZ Attend Report Of “Wild Animal”

Police & BAMZ Attend Report Of “Wild Animal”

[Updated with video. Police, BAMZ and Parks Dept officials attended the Cooper’s Island area after they received a report of what they termed a “large” and “wild animal,” which is now believed to have been a feral cat from St David’s] The police are on scene at the Cooper’s Island area in St David’s this... Read more of this article

Man Shows Mussels, Cleared Of Illegal Fishing

Man Shows Mussels, Cleared Of Illegal Fishing

A man was cleared of illegal fishing on Friday [Aug 21] after revealing his catch of mussels to the Police, and a Fisheries Officer confirmed that no illegal fishing had taken place. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday 21st August 12:16pm, A member of the public calls BMOC to report his suspicion of an individual... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Video: Public Sex At Cup Match

Police Investigate Video: Public Sex At Cup Match

The police said they are “aware of a video clip currently circulating on social media purporting to show two persons engaging in sexual activity in public at Cup Match,” and said they are looking into the matter, and reminded the public “that offenses under the telecommunications act are committed even when only sharing material such... Read more of this article

Intoxicated Female Walks Away From Taxi Fare

Intoxicated Female Walks Away From Taxi Fare

Police are appealing for assistance in locating a female who, in what was apparently an intoxicated state, walked away from a taxi driver in the early hours of Saturday morning. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to an incident that took place at 1am on Saturday February 14th on Harbour Road in the area of Burnt House Hill. “Upon... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Stealing 23 Christmas Trees

Man Charged With Stealing 23 Christmas Trees

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 13], a man denied stealing 23 Christmas trees.. Ezra Barnett, plead not guilty to a chargé that on 8th December 2014, he stole 23 Christmas trees that belonged to the Shelly Bay Marketplace store. Mr Barnett was granted $2,000 bail and given a trial date in late April 2015. [Note: Due to legal reasons... Read more of this article

Two Men Deny Setting Christmas Tree On Fire

Two Men Deny Setting Christmas Tree On Fire

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 6], two men denied setting fire to a Christmas tree that was outside Clarien Bank’s Reid Street entrance in Hamilton. 47-year-old Garth John Hayward of Southampton and 52-year-old Eugene Floyd Anderson of no fixed abode, both pleaded not guilty to setting fire to a tree next to Clarien Bank knowing... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Clip In Online Fail Compilation

Video: Bermuda Clip In Online Fail Compilation

A brief clip of a cliff diver at Admiralty House has been included in the latest “fail” compilation by a very popular Youtube “fail” channel. Fail compilations are quite popular on Youtube, and generally involve editing together multiple unfortunate incidents in one genre. The video description said, “The great outdoors... Read more of this article

Incident In House, MP Files Police Complaint

Incident In House, MP Files Police Complaint

[Updated with PLP and OBA response] Numerous unofficial reports are indicating that there was some form of an incident last night [Dec 5] in the House of Assembly, with a very heated incident said to have occurred involving MPs from both sides of the aisle, with sources indicating that it culminated with the police being contacted. We have contacted... Read more of this article

Car Wrapped In Plastic Withstands Gonzalo

Car Wrapped In Plastic Withstands Gonzalo

A car that was wrapped in plastic to help defend against Hurricane Gonzalo — with the photo of it becoming a hit on social media  – has come through the hurricane in picture perfect condition, with no scratches or debris. Bernews posted a photo of the car on social media just prior to Gonzalo’s arrival yesterday [Oct 17], and it gained... Read more of this article

Hurricane Seminar Postponed By Hurricane

Hurricane Seminar Postponed By Hurricane

In what could be seen as an unfortunate irony, a seminar on hurricanes has been postponed due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo. The RICS Hurricane presentation by visiting academics from Western Ontario and Dr. Mark Guishard from BIOS is postponed from Thursday [Oct 16] until Thursday 6th November. The presentation was due to be on Hurricane... Read more of this article

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