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Taxi & Car Collide on Middle Road in Warwick Tuesday Afternoon

Wed, 2018-10-17

Around 1:50pm Tuesday, October 16th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with Spring Hill.

It appears that a taxi and a car were being driven in opposite directions along Middle Road when the vehicles collided, damaging both vehicles.

Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints in Pembroke, Devonshire, Paget

Mon, 2018-10-15

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday, October 10th) will be conducted this weekend.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Pembroke, Devonshire and Paget parishes on Friday, October 19th, Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st.

Gunshots Reported in Pembroke

Sun, 2018-10-14

Police responded to several 911 calls regarding gun shots being heard in the central Pembroke area (Curving Avenue, Rambling Lane, Middle Town and Happy Valley areas) at 9:40pm.

A firearms incident was declared and police have been actively canvassing the area trying to identify a scene.

At this point it does not appear that anyone has been injured and police are appealing for anyone who might have information on this incident to contact police on 295-0011.

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Data: Friday Night Until Sunday Morning

Sun, 2018-10-14

Road sobriety checkpoints Friday night into early Saturday morning ended with 4 impaired drivers arrested - 3 failed the alco-analyser test and 1 refused to take it. Another 3 people were arrested on warrants.

Road sobriety checkpoints Saturday night into early Sunday morning ended with 0 impaired drivers detected. However, one person was arrested for impaired driving outside of a checkpoint after an off duty police officer called to report an erratic driver. That driver failed the alco-analyser test.

Deputy Commissioner Paul Wright Announces His Retirement Today

Wed, 2018-10-10

Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Wright today formally announced his intentions of retiring from the Bermuda Police Service after 34 years of service. Mr. Wright came to Bermuda from the UK after serving 6 years with the Humberside Police and has served in a wide variety of policing posts locally such as Community Policing, Criminal Investigations, Special Branch, Intelligence and Serious Crime.

Tenth Road Fatality of 2018: 49 Year Old Marco Bowen

Tue, 2018-10-09

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 49 year old Mr. Marco Bowen and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Bowen was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a water truck as both vehicles attempted to negotiate the round-a-bout at the junction of Barkers Hill and North Shore Road in Devonshire around 5:30pm Monday, October 8th.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Barkers Hill Collision [Updated]

Mon, 2018-10-08

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Devonshire right at the Barkers Hill round-a-bout at 5:33pm today (Monday).

Details are still emerging but it appears that a male on a motorcycle collided with a water truck.

The male was conveyed to the hospital via ambulance where he is listed in critical condition.

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