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Woman Found Dead [Updated]

Sat, 2018-02-10

Police and EMTs responded to an incident that took place on Cedar Ave. in Pembroke at 7am this morning (Saturday).

Upon police arrival it was ascertained that an unresponsive woman was found in her residence. An on call doctor was notified and her death was certified.

No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Provides Important Opportunities for Learning

Wed, 2018-02-07

Acting Commissioner of Police Paul Wright – The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) takes very seriously the important role that it plays in the safeguarding of children.

The ruling handed down by the learned Judge found that the Department of Child and Family Services made the decision that a young child be removed from the care of his parents for his safety on 3rd May 2017 and relied on the BPS to effect the removal.

However, the ruling also found that the removal of the young child by the BPS was an unreasonable exercise of its discretion under section 41 of the Children’s Act 1998.

Reported Robbery at Maxi Mart in Sandys Parish

Wed, 2018-02-07

Around 11:40pm Tuesday, February 6th police officers responded to a reported robbery at Maxi Mart in Sandys parish.

It appears that a lone male, described as approximately 6 feet 4 inches tall of slim build wearing dark coloured clothing, entered the store brandishing a bladed article and demanded money.

However, the suspect was unable to get any cash and made good his escape with a quantity of tobacco and cigarette papers.

Two Local Passengers Arrested at L.F. Wade International Airport

Mon, 2018-02-05

On Sunday 4th February 2018, detectives arrested a 47 year old Bermudian female and a 54 year old Bermudian male on their arrival back to Bermuda from the U.K.

They were arrested on suspicion of importing controlled drugs into the island.

A full investigation into this matter is being conducted by the Organised & Economic Crime Department – Drugs Unit, with the assistance of the Department of Customs.

Single Vehicle Car Crash in Warwick Saturday Night

Mon, 2018-02-05

Around 11:20pm Saturday, February 3rd police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle car crash on South Road in Warwick, near the junction with Camp Road.

It appears that the car involved struck a bus stop shelter. The driver, believed to be a 39 year old Sandys parish man, apparently sustained minor injuries.

He was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, treated and discharged. There were no other injuries reported.

Upcoming Crime Prevention & Community Outreach Clinics

Sun, 2018-02-04

Members of the public are invited to attend the following community clinics being hosted by officers from the Bermuda Police Service Western Community Action Team.

Crime Prevention Clinics:

Lindo’s Family Foods, Middle Road Warwick – Tuesday 6th February 2018 from 12 noon until 2pm.

Second Man Arrested: City of Hamilton Bus Terminal Altercation

Thu, 2018-02-01

At last check earlier this morning (February 1st) the 18 year old man injured during an altercation that occurred at the City of Hamilton bus terminal around 11:30am Monday, January 29th had been discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment on a general ward. He was then arrested in connection with the incident.

A 20 year old man also hurt in the same incident was initially arrested after being treated and discharged from the hospital sometime later on Monday.



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