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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

Marine Police Rescue 4 Swimmers From Water

Marine Police Rescue 4 Swimmers From Water

On Friday [Sept 4] the Police Marine Unit were called as four people were in distress in the Commissioners Point area, and on their arrival they found four swimmers clinging to the rocks, with the police recovering the swimmers from the water. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio receives a 911 call from a manager... 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

Vessel In Protected Waters Leads To Police Call

Vessel In Protected Waters Leads To Police Call

Marine and land police were contacted following a report of a “PC POND DOG II” in the turtle preservation area off of Clearwater Beach on July 30. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said, “On Thursday, July 30 at 4.09pm, lifeguards at Clearwater Beach complained of the improper presence of a PC POND DOG II in the turtle preservation... Read more of this article

Stray Kayak Leads To Marine Police Response

Stray Kayak Leads To Marine Police Response

Three children on a kayak that drifted out of sight of their caretaker resulted in Marine Police attending the scene yesterday [June 29], only to find that the kayak and its three occupants had already made their way safely to shore. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Center spokesperson said, “On Monday, June 29 at 5.03pm, a cell call was received... Read more of this article

Marine Police Respond To Windsurfer Report

Marine Police Respond To Windsurfer Report

A 911 call over the weekend lead to Marine Police investigating a report of a windsurfer in distress before it was determined that the report was mistaken, with the person in question actually a kitesurfer. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Saturday June 13 at 3.48pm, RCC Bermuda received a 911 call from a member of the public... Read more of this article

Marine Police Respond To Jet Ski Incident

Marine Police Respond To Jet Ski Incident

On Monday evening Marine Police responded to an incident in the waters off Admiralty House Park, which involved a Jet Ski operator “performing high speed manoeuvres” when he and his two female passengers were thrown overboard. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:30pm on Monday, June 15th Marine Police responded to a marine incident... Read more of this article

Marine Police Assist Hinson’s Island Resident

Marine Police Assist Hinson’s Island Resident

A 40-year-old man had to be transported from Hinson’s Island to hospital on Saturday morning [Mar 7] after a 911 call alerted authorities that he was suffering from “breathing difficulty”. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “911 call received from a member of the public at Hinson’s Island requesting... Read more of this article

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