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Police Identify Murder Victim As Diante Trimm

Police Identify Murder Victim As Diante Trimm

[Updated] The police are holding a press conference this afternoon about the fatal shooting in Pembroke this weekend. We will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The police have identified the murder victim as 37-year-old Diante Trimm, who was a mother of five. Related Stories Video: Police... Read more of this article

‘Number Of Thefts From Boats In Recent Days’

‘Number Of Thefts From Boats In Recent Days’

The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public, following a number of thefts from boats in recent days. A police spokesperson said, “The public are asked to report any persons seen acting suspiciously around bays and in the vicinity of moored boats and to report the sale of second hand marine equipment that appears to be of... Read more of this article

BPS On Investigations Into Money Laundering

BPS On Investigations Into Money Laundering

“Between 2021 and the present, five people have been convicted and monies seized following investigations into suspected money laundering offences,” the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Investigations by the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] Financial Crime Unit into acts of money laundering have led to a number of convictions and resulted... Read more of this article

19 People Arrested Over Bermuda Day Weekend

19 People Arrested Over Bermuda Day Weekend

There were 19 arrests made by police over the Bermuda Day holiday weekend, including 5 for impaired driving. A police spokesperson said, “There were also 3 other incidents over the weekend involving bladed articles, resulting in two further victims being treated at the hospital and released for non-life threatening injuries. “Since 2020,... Read more of this article

Raleigh Bermuda: Ways For Community To Help

Raleigh Bermuda: Ways For Community To Help

Following the recent violence on Bermuda Day, Raleigh Bermuda reiterated that are “committed to the mission to challenge young Bermudians to be resilient, navigate life’s challenges, and seize new opportunities” and provided “five ways we can take charge in our community to address violence.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Firearm Recovered In Sandys Parish

Firearm Recovered In Sandys Parish

Police recovered a firearm after they “observed persons flee on foot after seeing police” in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “At 11:10pm on Thursday 23rd May 2024, officers were on patrol in the area of Cambridge Road, Sandys Parish when they observed persons flee on foot after seeing police. “The officers made a search of... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Zijae Jones

Police Confirm Death Of Zijae Jones

The police have confirmed the death of 20-year-old Zijae Jones, and thanked all of the people who have come forward so far and noted that “police are still seeking to speak with additional persons who are believed to be in possession of key information regarding this murder investigation.” Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Assistant... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Charged With Fatal Stabbing

18-Year-Old Charged With Fatal Stabbing

An 18-year-old male has been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Zijae Jones, which occurred at Horseshoe Bay Beach on Bermuda Day Dahny Simmons-Outerbridge, of Warwick, was charged with killing Zijae Jones. He was also charged with being in possession of a knife in a public place. Simmons-Outerbridge was not required to enter... Read more of this article

Column: Dill On Problems, Community & More

Column: Dill On Problems, Community & More

[Opinion column written by Reverend Senator Dr. Emily Gail Dill] A life senselessly cut short. A family left to mourn. A day in recognition of Bermuda at its best, marred by tragedy at its worst. To the family and loved ones of the young man who lost his life over the weekend, we extend our deepest sympathies. We pray for you and for justice to be served. We... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Violence Is Utterly Unacceptable’

Minister: ‘Violence Is Utterly Unacceptable’

Minister of National Security Michael Weeks has expressed “deep sympathy and concern following the tragic incidents that marred Bermuda Day celebrations yesterday.” “On what should have been a joyous day of national celebration, our community was shaken by two senseless acts of violence, which I condemn,” stated Minister Weeks. “My... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Stabbing

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Stabbing

[Updated] A 17-year-old male has been arrested after a 20-year-old man was stabbed at Horseshoe Bay Beach this afternoon [May 24], the police have confirmed, with the police subsequently confirming that the victim has died. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:15 PM on Friday, 24th, May 2024 police responded to a report of a disturbance at the... Read more of this article

Man Hospitalised After Stabbing Incident

Man Hospitalised After Stabbing Incident

A 33-year-old Sandys parish man has been hospitalised after a stabbing incident in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:40am Sunday, 12th May 2024, police received a report of a stabbing incident. “Apparently a 33-year-old Sandys parish man was assaulted by another individual in the parking lot between Legends Bar and Mr. Chicken... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Shooting

18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Shooting

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the shooting that injured four people earlier this month, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], can confirm that an eighteen-year-old male has been arrested in connection with a shooting, which left four people in hospital receiving treatment... Read more of this article

Police Execute Warrants & Arrest Three People

Police Execute Warrants & Arrest Three People

The police executed warrants in “relation to an ongoing investigation into persons defrauding a financial institution and one of its clients of a significant sum of money” and three suspects were arrested. A spokesperson said, “The Financial Crime Unit of the Bermuda Police Service carried out a pre-dawn operation on Wednesday, May... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Condemn Gun Violence

Premier & Minister Condemn Gun Violence

Premier David Burt and Minister of National Security Michael Weeks both condemned the recent shootings, and said the “Government is resolute in our determination to confront and overcome the pervasiveness of gun violence.” “Gun violence leaves more than just the physical wounds. It leaves families, neighbourhoods and communities traumatised... Read more of this article

Crime Stoppers Remind Public Of $5,000 Reward

Crime Stoppers Remind Public Of $5,000 Reward

Crime Stoppers Bermuda said they “would like to remind the community that they are here to assist members of the public to report anonymously what they know or have seen in relation to a crime.” A spokesperson said, “We are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction, or the seizure of a... Read more of this article