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Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints in Pembroke, Devonshire, Paget

Mon, 2018-10-08

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Friday, October 5th) will be conducted this weekend.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Pembroke, Devonshire and Paget parishes on Friday, October 12th, Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th.

Single Vehicle Van Crash in Pembroke Causes Power Outage

Sun, 2018-10-07

First responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that took place Spanish Point Road Cove Point Lane in Pembroke at around 9pm tonight (Sunday).

It appears that a male driver of a van collided with a utility pole resulting in a power outage in the area.

No one was injured. BELCO is currently in the area and are in the process of restoring power.

Four People Arrested During Road Sobriety Checkpoints

Sun, 2018-10-07

The roadside sobriety initiative continued Saturday night into Sunday morning with 4 persons arrested for impaired driving.

Police are reminding the public if you drink do not drive.

Nine People Arrested During Road Sobriety Checkpoints

Sat, 2018-10-06

Police are reminding the public not to drink and drive. If you must drink always have a designated driver.

Last night as a result of the road sobriety checkpoints 9 people were arrested.

As per public notification the police will continue the checkpoints tonight.

Snake in Sandys Parish

Sat, 2018-10-06

At 6pm on Friday police received a report of a snake outside of a residence in Sandys. The snake was a non venomous juvenile Boa Constrictor.

The snake was later destroyed by a concerned citizen.

Ongoing Witness Appeal Regarding Recent Firearm Incidents

Fri, 2018-10-05

Tuesday night’s shooting on Friswells Road is believed to be gang related. However, detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding that incident.

We would like to thank members of the public for their assistance so far and renew the appeal for anyone with information regarding this latest shooting, which occurred around 10:40pm Tuesday, to come forward.

Man Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery at Game Time St. George's [Updated]

Thu, 2018-10-04

Police responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery that took place at 1:30pm at Game Time on Water Street in St. George’s, where a man entered the establishment brandishing a bladed article and demanded money.

Staff members wrestled the suspect to the ground but he managed to flee on foot, empty handed.

There were no reported injuries.

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