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Second Road Fatality for 2021

Mon, 2021-01-11

Shortly after 1:00 a.m. today, Monday 11th January, 2021, police responded to a report of a serious single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle, just west of Terceira’s Service Station on the North Shore Road, Devonshire.

Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive male with a severe leg injury lying on the roadway. The officers immediately commenced C.P.R. on the victim, a thirty-five-year-old Smith’s Parish resident, until the arrival of EMTs a short time after.

He was subsequently transported via ambulance, to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where sadly, he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigation Underway Into Reported Indecent Exposure Incident

Thu, 2021-01-07

The Bermuda Police Service is investigating a report of indecent exposure which reportedly took place today, Thursday 7th January, 2021, in the area of Cavendish Road, Pembroke.

A female informed police that as she ran along Cavendish Road near Lane Hill, shortly after 6:00 a.m. today, she observed a light skinned male, wearing a fluorescent jacket standing underneath a light pole near Lane Hill. As she approached the male reportedly exposed himself to her.

First Road Fatality for 2021: 28-Year-Old Oronde Wilson Jr.

Tue, 2021-01-05

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 28-year-old Oronde Wilson Jr.

Mr. Wilson was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding crashed on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Lighthouse Road, in the vicinity of Jews Bay, around 8:55am Monday, January 4th.

Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel responded to the scene.

Clarification Regarding When to Make a Missing Person's Report

Tue, 2021-01-05

The Bermuda Police Service wishes to advise the public that there is no requirement to wait 48 hours to file a report if someone goes missing, particularly in the case of a minor or someone whose mental or emotional state may be compromised.

Martin Weekes, Assistant Commissioner of Police, said: “It has come to our attention via social media posts, that some members of the community are of the belief that a certain period of time must elapse before they are able to file a missing person’s report.

That is simply not so.

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.

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