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Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

Minister Ming Expresses Condolences

“I wish to extend sincerest condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of Mr. Duane Gibbons, who sadly was the victim of a stabbing yesterday,” said the Minister of National Security Renee Ming. Minister Ming continued, “This is such a concerning and tragic death, and I urge anyone with any knowledge of Mr. Gibbons’ murder or any information... Read more of this article

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

Man Stabbed, Police Launch Murder Investigation

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of Duane Gibbons, 57, who was fatally stabbed early this morning.] The police have confirmed the death of a male who was found in an unresponsive state in the Blue Hole Hill area, and said they have commenced an investigation. A police spokesperson said, “At 2:20 a.m. today, Thursday 16th September,... Read more of this article

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

BPS: Non-Consensual Sharing Is An Offence

Noting they are “aware of videos and images being circulated on social media showing intimate encounters,” the police have reminded the public that the “non-consensual sharing of intimate images is an offence.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of videos and images being circulated on... Read more of this article

1/2 Million In Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

1/2 Million In Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

A suspect has been arrested and “significant quantities of illegal narcotics were seized during a recent exercise in the east end of the island,” with the “cannabis, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and heroin” having an “estimated street value in excess of half a million dollars,” the police have confirmed. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

BPS: Don’t Leave Valuables & Keys Inside Car

BPS: Don’t Leave Valuables & Keys Inside Car

After several reports of thefts of 4 wheeled vehicles, the police are reminding the public not to leave valuable items or keys inside the vehicle as “this is a direct invitation for opportunistic thieves to help themselves to your belongings.” The Bermuda Police Service posted the photo below on social media, saying: “After several... Read more of this article

Police Provide Update On Shooting Investigation

Police Provide Update On Shooting Investigation

Following the arrest of Daquan Williams, the Bermuda Police Service said “the investigation into last Friday’s shooting in St. David’s continues” and they are “dedicated to ensuring those responsible are brought to justice.” Chief Inspector Peter Stableford, Officer in Charge, Serious Crime Unit, said, “About 9:00pm last... Read more of this article

Daquan Williams Now In Police Custody

Daquan Williams Now In Police Custody

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating Daquan ‘Smokey’ Williams, with the BPS noting that “the public should not approach Daquan, but if he is seen, call 911 immediately.” The police provided the image belowSpeaking at yesterday’s [Aug 30] press conference, Chief Inspector... Read more of this article

Video: One Person Arrested Following Shooting

Video: One Person Arrested Following Shooting

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 30] to provide an update on Friday’s shooting in the east end, which resulted in a 22-year-old being injured. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 3-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article

“Shooting Incident Was Very Concerning”

“Shooting Incident Was Very Concerning”

Minister of National Security Renee Ming condemned this weekend’s shooting in St. David’s which has left a young man in hospital with multiple gunshot wounds,” with Minister Ming appealing for anyone with information to contact the police. Minister Ming said, “I join the community in condemning this weekend’s broad daylight shooting in... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Shot In St David’s

Police Confirm: Man Shot In St David’s

A 22 year old St. George’s man was “shot multiple times” in St David’s this evening [Aug 27] the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:35pm on 27th August, Police and first responders attended Orange Hole Road, St David’s to a report of a shooting. “On arrival, it was ascertained that a 22 yr old... Read more of this article

Police: Recent Spate Of Thefts From Boats

Police: Recent Spate Of Thefts From Boats

Following a recent spate of thefts from boats, the public is asked to “report any persons seen acting suspiciously around bays and in the vicinity of moored boats” and “report the sale of second hand marine equipment that appears to be of a suspicious nature.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service along... Read more of this article

‘This Incident Did Not Take Place In Bermuda’

‘This Incident Did Not Take Place In Bermuda’

A video being circulated showing a “package possibly containing an illegal drug found on a beach” did not take place in Bermuda, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a video being circulated on social media, showing what appears to be a wrapped package, possibly containing an illegal... Read more of this article

‘Led To The Identification Of Several Individuals’

‘Led To The Identification Of Several Individuals’

The police have thanked the public for  providing information “which led to the identification of several individuals who were involved in a recent altercation” at a Dockyard Restaurant. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information, which led to the... Read more of this article