LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Motorcyclist in ICU: Tuesday Afternoon Hamilton Parish Collision

Wed, 2017-09-20

A full investigation is underway into the serious collision that occurred around 2:30pm Tuesday at the junction of North Shore Road and My Lord’s Bay Road in Hamilton parish, involving an unmarked police car and a motorcycle.

Both vehicles have been impounded and CCTV footage of the incident is being reviewed as part of the investigation.

At last check earlier this morning (September 20th) the injured motorcyclist, a 25 year old Smith’s parish man, was listed in critical but stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Reported Serious Collision in Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Tue, 2017-09-19

Around 2:30pm today (Tuesday, September 19th) police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision at the junction of North Shore Road and My Lord’s Bay Road in Hamilton parish involving an unmarked police car and a motorcycle.

Initial information suggests that both the car driver and motorcyclist were injured.

The motorcyclist is believed to be more seriously injured and a condition update on the individuals involved will be provided in due course.

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.



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