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Police Officers Respond to Domestic Dispute in Hamilton Parish

Tue, 2019-02-19

Around 6:30pm today (February 19th) police officers were dispatched to a reported domestic dispute at a North Shore Road, Hamilton parish residence.

Initial information suggests that a 45 year old man threatened to physically harm his 67 year old mother at the Crawl Hill area home.

On arrival officers located the mother unharmed and conducted an extensive search for her son, but he was not located.

Reported Assault of 63 Year Old Man in St. George’s, 2 Men Arrested

Sun, 2019-02-17

Around 12:45pm today (February 17th) police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported assault in the Railway Trail, Mullet Bay Road St. George’s area.

Details are limited at this time. However, initial information suggests that a 63 year old man was assaulted by three other men brandishing bladed articles.

Apparently the 63 year old man sustained injuries to his mouth.

Bermuda Reserve Police Bolster Links With RBR, St. John Ambulance

Thu, 2019-02-14

Over the weekend of February 2nd and 3rd 2019, the Bermuda Reserve Police hosted their fellow voluntary organisations, the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the St. John Ambulance for a round table discussion on the topics of recruitment and retention.

The discussions presented the three organisations with an open forum to talk about the challenges that they each face regarding recruitment and retention of personnel.

Police Car & Motorcycle Collide Near Southside Police Station [Updated]

Wed, 2019-02-13

Around 7:45am today (February 13th) a two vehicle collision occurred on St. David’s Road in St. George’s – involving a police car and a motorcycle – in the vicinity of Southside Police Station.

Police, fire and ambulance personnel responded to the incident.

Initial information indicates that a pregnant woman was riding the motorcycle with a young girl as pillion passenger at the time of the collision, and that both were transported to hospital via ambulance for injuries that are not believed to be serious.

Advisory: Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Notes Currently in Circulation

Tue, 2019-02-12

Residents and businesses are advised to be vigilant for counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes currently in circulation, bearing serial numbers A1402579 and A1361701.

In the last 10 days, 10 of these counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes have been seized by police.

Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the member of staff receiving the fake money should hold on to it, note the description of the individual who tendered it and contact police immediately.

Selection of Inspector Emmerson Carrington & Acting Sergeant Melvin Best to the ICC Americas Regional Umpires' Panel

Mon, 2019-02-11

During the month of January 2019, Inspector Emmerson Carrington (pictured right) and Acting Sergeant Melvin Best (pictured left) were selected to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Americas Regional Umpires’ Panel along with three other umpires from Bermuda (photo courtesy of Bermuda Cricket Board).

The panel is comprised of thirteen umpires from the USA, Cayman Islands, Canada, Belize and Bermuda.

The ICC Americas region is made up of one full ICC member (West Indies) and 16 other associate members from North, Central and South America.

Inspector Carrington and Acting Sergeant Best started umpiring in Bermuda in 2009 and 2011 respectively and have developed their skills at a tremendous rate.

Both have officiated the Cup Match Classic and became the first two police officers to officiate Cup Match at the same time in 2018.

Man Assaulted at Bailey’s Bay Cricket Club Treated & Discharged

Mon, 2019-02-11

Around 11:30pm Sunday, February 10th police officers and ambulance personnel responded to a reported assault at Bailey’s Bay Cricket Club.

It appears that a 24 year old man was outside with a group of young men on the club’s porch when he was assaulted by two other men.

The club was closed at the time.

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