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Inquiries Continue: Burglary at Crawl Hill Esso Service Station

Tue, 2018-07-03

Police are conducting inquiries regarding a reported commercial burglary that took place sometime between 11pm Sunday, July 1st and 6am Monday, July 2nd at the Crawl Hill Esso service station in Hamilton parish.

It appeared that the suspects gained entry into the building and removed a Digicel card sale machine, chicken tenders and bacon.

Only the Digicel card sale machine was subsequently recovered. It had apparently been moved by the suspects to another part of the premises.

19 Year Old Man Airlifted Overseas After Sunday Morning Collision

Mon, 2018-07-02

At last check this afternoon (July 2nd) a 19 year old Sandys parish man who was injured as the passenger on a motorcycle involved in a collision with a car on South Road in Paget near the entrance to Elbow Beach around 10am Sunday, July 1st was airlifted overseas for further medical treatment after initially being admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit – while the rider, a 49 year old Sandys parish woman, was treated for serious leg and foot injuries and was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Reported Two Vehicle Collision in Paget Near Elbow Beach [Updated]

Sun, 2018-07-01

A few minutes after 10:00am, police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on South Road in Paget 10 meters east of the Elbow Beach entrance. It appears that a car was traveling west and a motorcycle with a female rider and a pillion passenger was traveling in an easterly direction when it appears that the rider of the cycle collided with the car. As a result, the rider and her passenger were taken to the hospital with the rider suffering serious leg and foot injuries and the pillion passenger appears to have non-life-threatening injuries.

Man Arrested After Incident at Cottage Hill, Hamilton Parish Residence

Sat, 2018-06-30

Police responded to a report of an incident that took place on Cottage Hill Road in Hamilton Parish at 5:22pm. It appears that a 34-year-old man had a bladed article and began to threaten residents. Tactical units were called and surrounded the house where the man was present.

Subsequently, police gained entry into the house and the man was taken into custody at 8:10pm without incident.

Sudden Death of 74 Year Old American Visitor Dolores Burke

Fri, 2018-06-29

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 74 year old American cruise ship visitor Dolores Burke and extends sincere condolences to her family and friends.

It appears that Ms. Burke, from Florida, was snorkeling with a tour group near Hawkins Island around 11am Thursday, June 28th when she got into difficulty.

Fatal Devonshire Collision Investigator: Constable Stephen Paynter

Fri, 2018-06-29

The investigation regarding the fatal collision that claimed the life of 66 year old Mr. William Moniz continues and the investigating officer is now Constable Stephen Paynter.

Mr. Moniz was seriously injured when the pedal cycle he was riding collided with a male motorcyclist on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Vesey Street around 11:50pm Saturday, June 23rd and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition, where he remained until his death on Wednesday afternoon (June 27th).

Death of Swimmer [Updated]

Thu, 2018-06-28

Marine Police responded to a report of an incident that took place in the waters off of Hawkins Island today at 11:09am. It appears that a female tourist was swimming when she fell into difficulty in the water and had to be taken out by onlookers. She was then conveyed by a police boat to Barrs Park, where she was met by the ambulance which subsequently conveyed the woman to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.

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