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Two Burglary Suspects Arrested

Mon, 2021-01-04

Shortly before 10:45 a.m. today, Monday 4th January, 2021, police received a 911 call, reporting a burglary in progress at a Train Track Lane, Paget, residence. 

The caller stated one of the suspects, who was confronted by an occupant of that residence, was armed with a knife. 

However, there were no reported injuries.

First Road Fatality for 2021

Mon, 2021-01-04

At 8:55am on Monday, 4th January 2021 police attended the scene of a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle which occurred on Middle Road, Southampton near Jews Bay.

On arrival an unconscious 28-year-old male was found lying in the road. CPR was commenced and the male rider was conveyed by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where regrettably he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigation Into Social Event That Breached COVID-19 Regulations

Sat, 2021-01-02

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has received reports of a social event attended by a significant number of individuals and which is said to have taken place at a location in Pembroke Parish last evening. Attendees were also reportedly not wearing masks nor practicing social distancing.

These are all offences under the current COVID-19 regulations.

New Year’s Holiday Policing

Wed, 2020-12-30

With the Christmas holiday weekend marred by the shooting of a man on Court Street, in which, thankfully, there was no loss of life or serious injury, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is now shifting focus to the upcoming New Year’s holiday weekend, planning police operations to Make Bermuda Safer.

To that end Martin Weekes, Assistant Commissioner of Police, advised the public of some of the policing measures being implemented over the next few days, as we enter into 2021.

Commissioner Corbishley’s Christmas Message

Thu, 2020-12-24

Dear Community,

Well, it’s Christmas! Even though it’s been a year the likes of which we would all agree hasn’t been seen before, nor would we want to experience again.

However, it is the time of year when I hope all of us can spend some time with family, friends and loved ones, to enjoy some merriment and festive cheer.

I do recognise however that some of us may find this season difficult for any number of reasons. Many partner organisations, including the Bermuda Police Service (BPS), are there to help, so if anyone does feel vulnerable they can pick up the phone to speak with someone who cares and can help.

Driver Rescued After Her Car Goes Overboard at Night

Wed, 2020-12-23

Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd December, 2020, police received a report from on-duty Coast Guard personnel that a motorcar had crashed through the wooden barriers across from the West End Sailboat Club and landed in the sea.

Upon arrival, three officers entered the water and moved to extract the driver, a twenty-eight-year old female from the vehicle.

Sexually Explicit Viral Video Under Investigation by VPU

Tue, 2020-12-22

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS), is aware of a video being circulated on social media depicting sexually explicit scenes, which appears to have been recorded on one of Bermuda’s beaches – although this has not been confirmed.

Section 197 of the Criminal Code Act 1907 states: “Any person who wilfully and without lawful excuse does any indecent act in any public place is guilty of a summary offence and is liable to imprisonment for five years.”

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