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Temporary Closure of Somerset Police Station Due to Roof Damage

Fri, 2019-09-20

Due to roof damage sustained during Hurricane Humberto, Somerset Police Station has been closed to the public until further notice and police personnel that were working at that location have been temporarily relocated to the Dockyard Marine & Community Policing office.

Thankfully, no one was hurt.

A full assessment of the damage is taking place and members of the public are advised to avoid the property until the building is fully repaired.

Four Men Arrested in Connection With Confirmed Firearm Incident

Sun, 2019-09-15

Detectives continue to investigate a confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 9:50pm Saturday, September 14th on Court Street in the City of Hamilton, near the junction with Elliot Street – where a lone gunman is understood to have opened fire at a group of men outside Spinning Wheel entertainment complex before fleeing the area.

There were no reported injuries and the scene has been processed by the relevant police personnel.

Confirmed Firearm Incident on Court Street: No Reported Injuries

Sat, 2019-09-14

Around 9:50pm Saturday, September 14th gunshots were fired on Court Street in the City of Hamilton.

Early information suggests that a lone gunman approached a small group of men outside Spinning Wheel nightclub and opened fire.

Forensic evidence at the scene confirms a firearm was discharged.

29 Year Old Male Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Collision With Car

Sat, 2019-09-14

Around 1:45am Saturday, September 14th a reported serious collision occurred at the junction of Cedar Avenue, St. John’s Road and Marsh Folly Road in Pembroke involving a car and a motorcyclist.

Details remain limited at this time.

However, it is understood that the rider involved, said to be a 29 year old Pembroke man, was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of head injuries and serious injuries to both legs.

Inquiries Into Alleged Inappropriate Behaviour & Assault in Sandys Parish

Fri, 2019-09-13

Around 6:50pm Thursday, September 12th police officers were dispatched to an incident on Somerset Road in Sandys parish in the vicinity of Warren Simmons community field.

On arrival officers conducted inquiries and spoke with the mother of an 11 year old boy, who accused an older man in the area of following her son while making inappropriate comments, as the boy walked from Champs Variety near the junction of Somerset Road and Cambridge Road.

Female Pedestrian Struck by Motorcyclist on Middle Road in Warwick

Thu, 2019-09-12

Around 6:55am Thursday, September 12th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported collision on Middle Road in Warwick near the junction with Cobbs Hill Road.

It appears that a 39 year old Paget woman was running (exercising) along Cobbs Hill Road and a motorcyclist, said to be a 42 year old St. George’s man, was riding west along Middle Road when the 39 year old woman attempted to cross Middle Road and was struck by the motorcyclist.

BPS to Review Their Management of Inaugural Pride Parade

Thu, 2019-09-12

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) have confirmed that a meeting to review their management of Bermuda’s inaugural Pride Parade will take place over the coming weeks.

Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley, commented:

“The Pride Parade on the 31st of August 2019 saw approximately 6,000 people take to the streets in support of LGBTQI+ communities in Bermuda.

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