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Reported Gunshots in the Court Street, Pembroke Area: No Reported Injuries

Sun, 2017-05-14

Around 6:10pm today (Sunday, May 14th) police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Court Street, Pembroke area.

At this time there have been no reported injuries.

The relevant police personnel are currently processing the scene and conducting inquiries.

Van Crashes Into Utility Pole on North Shore Road, Smith’s Parish

Fri, 2017-05-12

Traffic diversions remain in effect until further notice along a section of North Shore Road in Smith’s parish near the junction with Jennings Road following a crash involving a van and a utility pole that occurred around 2:35pm today (May 12th).

There have been no reported injuries and BELCO personnel remain on scene addressing the damaged pole.

Fourth Road Fatality for 2017: Edmund Prentis

Fri, 2017-05-12

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 68 year old Edmund Prentis and extends sincere condolences to his family & friends.

Mr. Prentis, an American visitor said to be from Westhampton Beach, New York was seriously injured around 10am Thursday, May 11th when the rental cycle he was riding collided with a car being driven in the opposite direction on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with Burnt House Hill.

Third Road Fatality for 2017: Jokeem Richardson

Thu, 2017-05-11

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 23 year old Jokeem Richardson and extends sincere condolences to his family & friends.

Mr. Richardson was seriously injured in a collision around 4:15pm Wednesday, May 10th involving the motorcycle he was riding, a car and a tow truck on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

Despite life-saving efforts at the scene by EMTs which continued during transport via ambulance, he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Fourth Fatal Collision for 2017

Thu, 2017-05-11

Around 10am today (May 11th) police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with Burnt House Hill.

It appears that a car and a rental cycle were involved.

The injured rider, believed to be a 68 year old male, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance and later pronounced dead.

Third Fatal Collision for 2017

Wed, 2017-05-10

Around 4:15pm on Wednesday, May 10th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

It appears that a car, a motorcycle and a tow truck were involved.

The male motorcyclist was seriously hurt and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

Reported Burglaries at Commercial Properties

Wed, 2017-05-10

Inquiries are currently being conducted into a series of commercial property burglaries reported over the weekend.

Sometime early Sunday morning (May 7th) and early Monday morning (May 8th) intruders entered premises in the Victoria Street and Parsons Road Pembroke areas, the Lovers Lane Paget area, the Middle Road Warwick area and the Middle Road Southampton area.

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