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Two People Arrested, Quantity Of Cocaine Seized

Two People Arrested, Quantity Of Cocaine Seized

Two foreign nationals were arrested at the airport and a “large quantity of what is believed to be the controlled drug cocaine” was seized. A police spokesperson said, “On Sunday, March 3, 2024, Police arrested two foreign nationals at L.F. Wade International Airport after Customs Officers discovered the visitors had in their possession,... Read more of this article

Firearm & Ammunition Seized, Male Arrested

Firearm & Ammunition Seized, Male Arrested

Police approached a small group of people in Pembroke, a male ran off and dropped items, officers recovered the items, which “included a firearm and a quantity of ammunition” and the “subject was subsequently arrested after he was discovered hiding at a nearby residence,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Shooting In Paget, No One Injured

Shooting In Paget, No One Injured

The police are investigating a confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 12:55am this morning [Feb 27] outside a Tribe Road Number 5, Paget home, stating that “limited information indicates that two potential suspects were travelling together on a motorcycle in the area, at the time the gunshots were heard.” A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Three Arrested, Cash & Suspected Drugs Seized

Three Arrested, Cash & Suspected Drugs Seized

Three people have been arrested and a “quantity of suspected heroin, drug paraphernalia, and cash” has been seized, the police confirmed today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] issued a public advisory on 20th February 2024, concerning the suspected presence of fentanyl-laced heroin in the community, which... Read more of this article

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

Six Males Involved In ‘Disturbance’ In Warwick

There was a “disturbance at Warwick Pharmacy carpark” in which “approximately six males were involved and two of them had brandished knives” and this “incident is believed to be linked” with the shooting which occurred later that day in Southampton, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:55... Read more of this article

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Confirmed Firearms Incident In Southampton

Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred in Southampton today [Feb 25] with detectives “looking for two suspects who rode away from the scene on a dark coloured motorcycle which did not have license plates.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred... Read more of this article

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

Police Renew Appeal: Murder Of Kyari Flood

The police have renewed their appeal for anyone with any information about the murder of Kyari Flood – who was fatally shot in February 2023 — to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:00pm, Monday, February 13, 2023, police received a call from a member of the public who found the lifeless body of a male in a secluded... Read more of this article

Murder Trial Gets Underway In Supreme Court

Murder Trial Gets Underway In Supreme Court

The murder trial of Ajamu Hollis — who is accused of killing off-duty corrections officer Daemon Bell — has started in the Supreme Court. The court heard that Mr Hollis, 47, allegedly used a gardening hoe to hit Mr Bell, who had tried to break up an argument. Mr Bell, who was 49 at the time of his death, was killed in February 2022 in Shelly... Read more of this article

Shooting In Pembroke, No One Injured

Shooting In Pembroke, No One Injured

A shooting occurred in the Pembroke area and there were no reported injuries, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:35 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024, police received a 911 call reporting multiple gunshots heard in the Crossland Lane area, Pembroke. “Officers attended and upon arrival, found evidence to confirm... Read more of this article

Man Arrested, Firearm, Drugs & Cash Seized

Man Arrested, Firearm, Drugs & Cash Seized

A 22-year-old man was arrested and a warrant was executed at his residence, where a “firearm was recovered and seized” along with a large quantity of controlled drugs and cash, the police have confirmed. A spokesperson said, “A traffic stop in St. George’s on Saturday, January 27, 2024, has led to the recovery of a firearm. “Police... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Incident In Dockyard

Police Investigating Incident In Dockyard

Police responded to a “report of a possible firearms incident at a Dockyard residence” this afternoon [Jan 25] and an investigation into the matter has commenced. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 2pm on Thursday 25th January, 2024, police responded to a report of a possible firearms incident at a Dockyard residence. “Information... Read more of this article

Minister Condemns Violence Outside Courts

Minister Condemns Violence Outside Courts

Minister of National Security Michael Weeks has ”condemned the acts of violence which took place outside of the Supreme Court recently.” Minister Weeks said, “Several incidences of anti-social behaviour occurred last week outside of our court buildings. These acts of violence involved assaulting and harassing court officers who were carrying... Read more of this article

Police Comment Following Not Guilty Verdict

Police Comment Following Not Guilty Verdict

“We respect the integrity of the judicial process and accept the court’s decision,” the police said following the recent trial in the Supreme Court, adding that “it is essential that we come together as a community to show empathy and understanding, as we navigate the aftermath of this trial.” This follows after Raheem... Read more of this article

Court: Raheem Wray Found Not Guilty

Court: Raheem Wray Found Not Guilty

Following a trial in the Supreme Court, Raheem Wray has been found not guilty of the murder of Osagi Bascome. Mr Bascome, a national level footballer, was murdered in December 2021. After a trial that began earlier this month, the jury of 10 women and two men returned the verdict of not guilty this evening. Both families reacted to the verdict in court,... Read more of this article

Murder Trial Continues In Supreme Court

Murder Trial Continues In Supreme Court

The murder trial of Raheem Wray — who is charged with murdering Osagi Bascome — continues in the Supreme Court, with Assistant Justice Mark Pettingill expressing concern about social media posts. Justice Pettingill reminded jurors not to view social media reports discussing the ongoing trial. The BBC reported that he did not specify the... Read more of this article

Police Seize 138 Cannabis Plants In St George’s

Police Seize 138 Cannabis Plants In St George’s

The Bermuda Police Service has “commenced an investigation into the discovery of multiple cannabis cultivation plots in the eastern end of the island.” A police spokesperson said, “Police were alerted to the location of a ‘grow site’ in the St. Georges area on Friday, January 12th, 2024. Officers attended the location and... Read more of this article