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Police Investigating Obscene Photo Incidents

Police Investigating Obscene Photo Incidents

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that they are “aware” of the incidents that occurred during recent Virtual School Open Houses, and are “investigating the matter.” This follows after the Government advised that attendees at ongoing Bermuda Public Schools Open House events “are now required to register online as part of... Read more of this article

Police Issue Another Advisory On Phishing Scam

Police Issue Another Advisory On Phishing Scam

The Bermuda Police Service is once again “advising the public not to provide personal details in response to requests sent via e-mail from unknown entities.” “These requests are usually linked to advisories informing the recipient that they have come into significant sums of money and all that is required for them to collect those funds... Read more of this article

Three Women Jailed In UK On Drug Charges

Three Women Jailed In UK On Drug Charges

Three women – Catara Mattie, Shantori Daniels, and Shaliquah Talbot — have been jailed in the UK for attempting to smuggle around £50,000 [$67,840] worth of cocaine. A statement from the UK National Crime Agency said, “Three drug couriers who attempted to smuggle cocaine worth around £50,000 into the UK on the same flight into Gatwick... Read more of this article

Suspects In Custody After Burglary In Paget

Suspects In Custody After Burglary In Paget

Following a burglary at a Paget residence today [Jan 4] two suspects, one male and one female, were taken into custody. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 10:45 a.m. today, Monday 4th January, 2021, police received a 911 call, reporting a burglary in progress at a Train Track Lane, Paget, residence. “The caller stated one of the... Read more of this article

$5K Reward Offered For Information On Firearms

$5K Reward Offered For Information On Firearms

In the wake of the recent shooting, Crime Stoppers Bermuda wants to remind the public that they offer a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the recovery of a firearm. A poster highlighting the reward says, “Do you have information on gun crime? We want your information. Not your name. If your information leads to the recovery of... Read more of this article

Minister Ming On Last Night’s Shooting Incident

Minister Ming On Last Night’s Shooting Incident

Following last night’s shooting, Minister of National Security Renee Ming urged anyone with any information about the incident to please share it with the police. Minister Ming said, “Regrettably our holiday was marred by a firearms incident. Thankfully the injuries weren’t life threatening. However it is still extremely concerning that... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shooting

Video: Police Press Conference On Shooting

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 29] to address last night’s shooting in the Elliot and Court Street area which resulted in a 26-year-old man being injured. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Apologies the audio is low and all the traffic in the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: 26-Year-Old Man Shot

Police Confirm: 26-Year-Old Man Shot

[Updated] The police are responding to some form of an incident in the Court Street area this evening [Dec 28]. There are multiple police vehicles and officers on scene, and part of the street is cordoned off with crime scene tape. Further confirmed details are limited at this time, however we have asked the police for comment, and will update as able.Update... Read more of this article

Police: Explicit Viral Video Under Investigation

Police: Explicit Viral Video Under Investigation

Noting they are “aware of a video being circulated on social media depicting sexually explicit scenes, which appears to have been recorded on one of Bermuda’s beaches,” the police said the “matter is now under investigation.”A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a video being circulated on social... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Gift Card/Social Media Scam

Police Advisory: Gift Card/Social Media Scam

The police are advising residents to “ignore a social media scam offering a $30,000 grant that requires payment of certain ‘fees’ to receive the supposed funding.” “One incident of this nature was reported to police over the weekend, where an unsuspecting resident was contacted on Facebook messenger by an unknown person offering... Read more of this article

Court Dismiss Appeal In $67K Forfeiture Case

Court Dismiss Appeal In $67K Forfeiture Case

The court has dismissed an appeal from Nicai Lambert against an Order of Forfeiture under the Proceeds of Crime Act, with the Court saying “the appeal is dismissed on all grounds of appeal.” In describing the background to the case — which saw some $67,000 confiscated by the authorities — the ruling said, “On Thursday 16... Read more of this article

Police Treating It As An ‘Attempted Murder’

Police Treating It As An ‘Attempted Murder’

The police “are treating the armed invasion as an attempted murder,” National Security Minister Renee Ming said in reference to the recent incident which saw a man arrested and firearm seized after a home invasion. Speaking at a recent press briefing, Minister Ming said, “Earlier this week, I addressed the recent crime related incidences... Read more of this article

Man Arrested, 1/2 Million Of Cannabis Seized

Man Arrested, 1/2 Million Of Cannabis Seized

“More than half a million dollars worth of cannabis was seized after police executed a warrant at a residence early this morning,” and a “48- year-old Bermudian male is now in police custody,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “More than half a million dollars-worth of cannabis was seized after police executed... Read more of this article