LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Photo of Guns & Ammunition in Engine Block Not From Bermuda

Fri, 2017-09-15

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a photo circulating on social media that shows an engine block containing a quantity of guns and ammunition.

Apparently it has been suggested that this contraband was discovered in Bermuda.

However, an online image search indicates that the photo is actually from Barbados, after authorities there reportedly seized the items at a Barbados port.

Advisory: Counterfeit U.S. $50 Currency

Wed, 2017-09-13

Residents are advised to be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number MD36441997A.

One of these counterfeit notes was apparently tendered at the RUBiS Causeway Service Station Tuesday evening. A 54 year old Devonshire man has been arrested in connection with that matter and enquiries continue.

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.

Investigation Continues: Spirit of Bermuda & Resolute Collision

Mon, 2017-09-11

It now appears that two persons, believed to be an 18 year old Pembroke woman and a 25 year old Pembroke man, sustained non-life threatening injuries when the sailing vessel ‘Spirit of Bermuda’ and the Government ferry ‘Resolute’ collided in waters near Dockyard Friday night.

In addition to both vessels being damaged, apparently three motorcycles on the ferry at the time were also damaged.

Sailboat & Ferry Collide Near Dockyard: No Reported Injuries [Updated]

Sat, 2017-09-09

Marine police responded to a reported maritime collision Friday night (September 8th) involving the sailing vessel ‘Spirit of Bermuda’ and the Government ferry ‘Resolute’ in waters near Dockyard.

There are no reported injuries at this time and the extent of any damage to either vessel is currently unclear.

Civilian watercraft came to the assistance of both vessels involved, transporting passengers safely ashore.

Witness Appeal: Incident at Warwick Lanes

Fri, 2017-09-08

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a social media message circulating regarding an incident that occurred at Warwick Lanes bowling alley Thursday evening (September 7th) involving an adult male and a child.

A report was made to police and a 29 year old man has been arrested in connection with the matter.

The circumstances of the incident are currently under investigation and any witnesses or persons with additional information are encouraged to contact police on 295-0011.

Department of Corrections Crowned King of the Grill at Charity Event

Thu, 2017-09-07

Constable Kimberley Spring – On Saturday 2nd September 2017, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) hosted the first ever Inter-Service BBQ Challenge, titled “King of the Grill,” at the Police Recreation Club in Prospect.

Six government agencies took part in the historic challenge which was attended by over 300 guests, including H.E. the Governor Mr. John Rankin and U.S. Consul General Mrs. Mary Ellen Koenig.

Traffic Advisory for Convening of Parliament Ceremony Friday

Thu, 2017-09-07

The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind the motoring public that the Corporation of Hamilton has issued a traffic notice authorizing sections of roads to be closed temporarily and traffic diversions in the City of Hamilton for the Convening of Parliament ceremony from 10am Friday, September 8th until the event has concluded.

Sections of Roads to be Temporarily Closed



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