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Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Royal Bermuda Regiment Boat Troop soldiers and marine police officers saved the day for Minister of National Security Wayne Caines after a Boston Whaler boat carrying him to meet family and friends at the traditional Mangrove Bay raft up broke down en route from Riddell’s Bay on Sunday. Minister Caines said: “It was good to see the team working... Read more of this article

Three People Injured, Two Marine Vessels Seized

Three People Injured, Two Marine Vessels Seized

[Updated] Three people were injured in a disturbance that occurred in the area of Paradise Lakes last night [Aug 5] according to police, and two marine vessels have been seized by police A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 8pm on Sunday 5th August, Marine Police responded to a report of a disturbance on the water in the area Paradise Lakes. “Initial... Read more of this article

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

After reports of “anti-social behaviour and the dangerous use of watercraft,” the Police Marine Unit said they will provide a “highly visible police presence” in the Paradise Lakes area. A police spokesperson said, “The area in the Great Sound commonly known as Paradise Lakes is traditionally a ‘raft up’ area for members... Read more of this article

Police Boats Dispatched In Separate Incidents

Police Boats Dispatched In Separate Incidents

Two marine incidents in Bermuda on Sunday [Aug 6], including the capsizing of an 8-foot punt and an injury suffered on board a sailboat, saw the Marine’s Police’s Rescue 1 and Rescue 2 deployed separately. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Sundaym 6th August at 2.05pm, a member of the public at Point Shares... Read more of this article

Passenger Sustains ‘Suspected Broken Finger’

Passenger Sustains ‘Suspected Broken Finger’

On Saturday, Marine Police Boat picked up a passenger on board a local charter vessel who sustained a suspected broken finger during operations to clear a fouled propeller. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a 911 call from a passenger on board the local charter vessel ‘Rainbow... Read more of this article

BPS: Trailering Boats & Jet Skis Requires Permit

BPS: Trailering Boats & Jet Skis Requires Permit

As the use of trucks, vans and motorcars to trailer boats and jet-skis is on the rise due to the summer season, the police have reminded the public that all trailers require the issue of a permit. Inspector Robert Cardwell, Officer in Charge of Marine Police, said, “As summer time is upon us, the use of trucks, vans and motorcars to trailer boats... Read more of this article

38-Year-Old Taiwan Smith Dies After Collision

38-Year-Old Taiwan Smith Dies After Collision

[Updated: Police confirm the death of 38-year-old Taiwan Smith of Pembroke Parish following a collision in Flatts] As of 1.00am on April 11th, Police — both land and marine — are searching the Flatts area following a collision in which the motorcyclist was “catapulted in the air”, with the police saying they “believe he... Read more of this article

BPS Seeking Assistance Locating Stolen Punts

BPS Seeking Assistance Locating Stolen Punts

The Bermuda Marine Police said they are seeking the public’s assistance in locating anyone who has purchased, or knows of anyone may have purchased, a Walker Bay Punt or similar punts online over the past few months. A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Marine Police is seeking the public’s assistance in locating anyone who has purchased or... Read more of this article

Jet Skier Escorted Off Race Course By Police

Jet Skier Escorted Off Race Course By Police

The police thanked everyone for their cooperation over the weekend saying there were no incidents of note, just a “minor marine incident” on Sunday afternoon which saw a man riding a jet ski escorted off the America’s Cup race course by Marine Police after being seen “moving at great speeds and operating his jet ski erratically.” A... Read more of this article

Marine Police Respond: “Swimmer In Difficulty”

Marine Police Respond: “Swimmer In Difficulty”

The Police Marine Unit responded to a report of a “swimmer in difficulty” at Warwick Long Bay at around 1.50pm on Saturday afternoon [Oct 10], however the swimmer was actually not in difficulty, but snorkeling in the area. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda received a 911 call from a member of public... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sloop Collides With New Police Boat

Bermuda Sloop Collides With New Police Boat

After the police took delivery of their new 32’ Boston Whaler boat, the Bermuda Sloop collided with the police boat, resulting in the vessel suffering cosmetic damage to its fluorescent wrap on the starboard side.A police spokesperson said, “Last week Thursday [Oct 1st] the BPS took delivery of the new 32’ Boston Whaler Justice. Later... Read more of this article

New Boston Whaler For Bermuda Police Service

New Boston Whaler For Bermuda Police Service

The police have taken delivery of a new police vessel, with the $245,000 32’ Boston Whaler replacing its predecessor following a marine survey that revealed structural hull failure beyond repair in the 18 year old boat. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has taken delivery of a new police vessel. Heron 3 is a 32’ Boston... Read more of this article

Boat With 14 People Onboard Runs Aground

Boat With 14 People Onboard Runs Aground

A number of vessels responded to a distress call from a 31 foot pleasure boat on Monday [Sept 7], with both police and members of the public assisting after the boat ran aground off Spanish Point. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Monday, September 7 at 8.51pm, a 911 call was received from the 31′ Pleasure Boat “SNAPPER... Read more of this article