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Video: Police Hold Press Conference

Video: Police Hold Press Conference

The Bermuda Police Service is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 8] at the Hamilton Police Station to address the two acts of violence which occurred last evening. We will have additional information later on and you can watch the live video below. Last night, a “domestic incident” at a Warwick residence resulted in the death of a 52-year-old... Read more of this article

Minister Rabain On Recent Violent Incidents

Minister Rabain On Recent Violent Incidents

Acting Minister of National Security Diallo Rabain extended his condolences to the family of the man who died last night, and also condemned the shooting in Pembroke. Regarding the fatal incident in Warwick, Minister Rabain said, “First and foremost, I wish to extend my deepest and sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased. These are tragic... Read more of this article

52-Year-Old Man Killed, 26-Year-Old Arrested

52-Year-Old Man Killed, 26-Year-Old Arrested

A “domestic incident” at a Warwick residence resulted in the death of a 52-year-old man, and a 26-year-old man has been taken into custody, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At around 12:05 a.m. on Wednesday 8th July, police received a report of a domestic incident at a residence on St. Mary’s Road in Warwick. “A... Read more of this article

29-Year-Old Man Injured In Shooting In Pembroke

29-Year-Old Man Injured In Shooting In Pembroke

A 29-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the Fort Hamilton/Happy Valley Road area last night [July 7], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday 7th July, police received reports gunshots heard in the Happy Valley Road area Pembroke. “Not long after they received a call that a 29-year-old... Read more of this article

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, while another one required emergency surgery after a head-on collision involving two motorcycles on South Road in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:45 p.m. on Sunday 5th July, police received a report a two vehicle on South Road in Warwick. “Upon arrival... Read more of this article

BPS: People ‘Relieved Of Items’ Without Payment

BPS: People ‘Relieved Of Items’ Without Payment

Police have issued a warning following incidents “where individuals who have posted items for sale on social media, are relieved of the items without receiving payment.” A police spokesperson said, “There have recently been a number of incidents where individuals who have posted items for sale on social media, are relieved of the items... Read more of this article

‘Believed All Recent Incidents Are Connected’

‘Believed All Recent Incidents Are Connected’

“It is now believed all recent incidents, including the murder of Joshua Rowse and the attack on the female with a machete, are connected,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said. Speaking at last night’s [June 25] press briefing Minister Caines said, “The BPS continue to investigate the recent incidents of serious violence,... Read more of this article

Commissioner Corbishley On DPP Decision

Commissioner Corbishley On DPP Decision

Following a “complaint of serious sexual assault by a serving police against two other serving officers” a file was submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] Office however an “assessment by the DPP decided that there was not sufficient evidence to conclude that a reasonable jury, properly directed, would more likely than... Read more of this article

‘Fighting, Using Helmets And Throwing Bottles’

‘Fighting, Using Helmets And Throwing Bottles’

The police are investigating a “disturbance” which occurred at Chaplin Bay in Warwick last night which reportedly involved a “large group of individuals gathered in the area fighting, using helmets and throwing bottles.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating a disturbance which occurred... Read more of this article

AG: Bill To Strengthen Law On Luring Offences

AG: Bill To Strengthen Law On Luring Offences

Attorney-General Kathy Lynn Simmons tabled the Criminal Code Amendment Act 2020 in the Senate today, with the Bill aimed at strengthening measures to protect young persons, up to the age of 18, from sexual offences committed by persons in a position of trust. The Bill creates a specific offence of luring by a person in a position of trust in relation... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Information On Serious Assault

BPS Appeal For Information On Serious Assault

The 32-year-old mother who was seriously injured in a machete attack in Warwick has been moved from the ICU to a general ward and has “sustained life altering injuries,” and the police are urging anyone with any information to please contact them as the “group of men responsible for committing this senseless and brutal attack on an... Read more of this article

Food Stolen During Burglary At Christ Church

Food Stolen During Burglary At Christ Church

Food items that were for a community feeding programme were stolen during a burglary at Christ Church on Middle Road in Warwick, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At 11:03 p.m. on Sunday 21st June, police received a report of a burglary at Christ Church on Middle Road in Warwick. “Information is that the incident occurred... Read more of this article

Police Recover Imitation Firearm On Union Street

Police Recover Imitation Firearm On Union Street

Police recovered an imitation firearm in the Union Street area after a male who was “acting suspiciously” was seen to place an object in a trash receptacle. A police spokesperson said, “At around 10:20 pm on Sunday 21st, June, police received information of a male acting suspiciously in the area of Union Street in the City of Hamilton. “Reports... Read more of this article