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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

Court: Hollis Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

Court: Hollis Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

Ajamu Hollis has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of Daemon Bell. He was initially charged with murdering Mr Bell, an off-duty corrections officer, and pleaded guilty to manslaughter yesterday morning, after his Supreme Court murder trial had been underway. He will be sentenced at a later date. Related Stories Murder Trial... 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

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

Crime Stoppers Addresses Call Center Issues

Crime Stoppers Addresses Call Center Issues

Crime Stoppers Bermuda said they “are having intermittent issues with our Miami Call Center,” and have urged the public to “visit our website and use our anonymous online reporting form.” A spokesperson said, “Local registered charity Crime Stoppers Bermuda would like to advise the public that we are having intermittent... 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

Suspect Smashes Case, Steals Jewellery

Suspect Smashes Case, Steals Jewellery

A suspect “used a hammer to smash a showcase” at the Walker Christopher Jewellery store on Queen Street and stole a “quantity of jewellery,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:12 p.m. on Saturday, January 13th, 2024, police received a report that a male had entered the Walker Christopher Jewellery... Read more of this article

Burglary At FoodHub In Somerset

Burglary At FoodHub In Somerset

The Food Hub branch in Somerset Branch was broken into, marking the third incident suffered by the food chain in recent weeks. Police Statement A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm it has received a report of a burglary at the FoodHub in Somerset. The matter is currently under investigation and anyone with any information... Read more of this article

Ministry Statement On Sex Offender Devaun Cox

Ministry Statement On Sex Offender Devaun Cox

The Ministry of Legal Affairs and the Ministry of National Security addressed public concerns over sex offender Devaun Cox, noting that he was recently remanded in custody. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Legal Affairs and Ministry of National Security remain committed to addressing the concerns raised by residents regarding... Read more of this article

New Year’s Weekend Arrests & Policing Activity

New Year’s Weekend Arrests & Policing Activity

During the New Year’s Day holiday weekend, the police arrested four males for possessing bladed articles, six people on suspicion of impaired driving, and 13 people were arrested for various other offenses. A police spokesperson said, “During the New Year’s Day holiday weekend – from 5pm Friday, 29th December 2023 until 5am Tuesday,... Read more of this article

15 Arrested For Various Offenses Over Holiday

15 Arrested For Various Offenses Over Holiday

A total of fifteen people were arrested for various offences between 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 22, and 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2023. A police spokesperson said, “Worryingly, the majority of those arrested were for driving while impaired. In fact, seven persons were arrested for this offence. “The highest breathalysed reading... Read more of this article