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Stolen Vehicles' Advisory

Tue, 2021-01-26

In recent weeks, there have been several reports of cars being stolen from locations across the island.

Prevention and deterrence are the best advice for all motor vehicle owners to adhere in order to not become a victim of vehicular theft.

The Bermuda Police Service advises that you implement, where possible, the following measures to prevent against falling victim to vehicle theft.

Reported Serious Three Vehicle Collision in Sandys Parish

Mon, 2021-01-25

Around 6:10pm today, Monday 25th January 2021, first responders attend a report of a three vehicle collision, involving a private motorcar, a PTB bus and a motorcycle, along Middle Road near the junction with Fairhaven Lane, Sandys.

Early reports indicate that a 25 year  old male motorcyclist, traveling in an easterly direction, attempted to overtake vehicles traveling in the same direction, when he lost control of his cycle and collided with a private car traveling in a westerly direction.

Press Conference: Update on Imitation Firearm Seizure

Mon, 2021-01-25

Superintendent Nicholas Pedro gives an update and warning to the public after the seizure of a replica firearm over the weekend. 

Press Conference Link Here

The firearm on the bottom is the imitation.

BPS CPD 2020 Staff Person of the Year: PC Shandora Burrows

Mon, 2021-01-25

P.C. Shandora Burrows is the Bermuda Police Service (BPS), Community Policing Division (CPD), Staff Person, 2020!

Announcing the selection, Superintendent Na’imah Astwood, the officer in charge of the CPD said: “PC Burrows has been unwavering in the performance of her duties and is repeatedly hailed by her colleagues, for her positive approach to her role and dedication to rise to many challenges.

Her positive ‘can do’ attitude, has been recognized as she consistently takes the extra step, ultimately exuding the ethos of ‘First Door Right Door!’ After reading of her accomplishments, we feel she is more than deserving of being selected as the CPD Staff Person of the year 2020.”

“First Door Right Door” is the concept implemented by Supt. Astwood  to ensure members of the public, as well as our colleagues, receive the assistance they require and/or are put on the path to receiving that assistance at the very first point of contact with the organisation.

Two Men Arrested & Replica Firearm Seized in Pembroke

Sun, 2021-01-24

A replica firearm was seized and two males, aged forty-nine and forty-five years old arrested, after police received reports of two males wearing dark clothing and masks on a motorcycle near Cavendish Car Park on Cavendish Road, Pembroke.

The passenger was carrying what appeared to be a firearm. Armed officers responded to the incident which occurred around 3:00 p.m. today, Sunday 24th January, 2021.

Motorcyclist Arrested for Various Offences After Two Separate Collisions

Wed, 2021-01-20

Around 3:15 p.m. yesterday, Tuesday 19th January, 2021, an eighteen-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired as well for possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, after being involved in two separate road traffic collisions.

The first incident took place on Mullet Bay Road just west of Wellington Lane in St. George.

A driver travelling west on Mullet Bay Road stopped to allow an oversized vehicle headed in the opposite direction to get by.

Child Pornography Offences Reminder: Law, Punishments & How to Report

Tue, 2021-01-19

Members of the public are reminded that any sexual images of individuals who are under the age of consent, are classified as child abusive images or what is commonly known as, child pornography.

Anyone in possession of such videos or images or who forwards them on in any format, is committing offenses under the criminal code.

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