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Confirmed: Calls from 441-405-9999 for a Legitimate Local Survey

Tue, 2019-10-08

The Bermuda Police Service welcomes the clarification from Total Research Associates Limited that their legitimate phone survey of Bermuda residents utilised the telephone number 441-405-9999.

In an abundance of caution, an advisory was sent out on Monday, October 7th regarding the possible fraudulent use of 441-405-9999, after several calls were received from concerned members of the public on Saturday, October 5th.

Sudden Death of Mr. Walton Brown JP MP

Tue, 2019-10-08

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 59 year old Mr. Walton Brown JP MP and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Police and ambulance personnel attended a Ferrars Lane, Pembroke residence around 12 noon Tuesday, October 8th where Mr. Brown was found unresponsive inside the home.

Sudden Death in Pembroke [Updated]

Tue, 2019-10-08

Around 12 noon Tuesday, October 8th police received a report of a sudden death at a Ferrars Lane, Pembroke residence - where the lifeless body of a 59 year old man was found inside the home.

Death was certified at the scene by an on call doctor.

There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances and no further information will be provided regarding the deceased pending next of kin notification.

Two Senior Police Officers to Attend UK Strategic Command Course

Tue, 2019-10-08

Two senior Bermuda Police Service officers have been successful in their application to undertake the UK College of Policing’s prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC).

Assistant Commissioner Antoine Daniels and Superintendent Na’imah Astwood will attend the SCC programme from January to March 2020, following the footsteps of Deputy Commissioner Darrin Simons who undertook the SCC in 2019.

Residents Warned to Remain Vigilant for Suspected Telephone Scam [Updated]

Mon, 2019-10-07

The Bermuda Police Service is once again reminding residents to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain money, personal information and other sensitive data.

On Saturday the 5th of October police received multiple calls from members of the public about the possible fraudulent use of 441-405-9999.

Reported Stabbing in Sandys Parish: One Man Injured [Updated]

Sun, 2019-10-06

Around 5:15pm Sunday, October 6th police received a report of a stabbing.

Details remain limited at this time.

However, early information indicates that an altercation took place between several men in the Cricket Lane, Sandys parish area – in the vicinity of Somerset Cricket Club.

Witness Appeal: Cashew City Road, St. George’s Firearm Incident

Fri, 2019-10-04

Detectives continue to investigate a confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 10:25pm Thursday, October 3rd in the Cashew City Road, St. George’s area where a 64 year old man was shot in the shoulder.

At last check this morning (October 4th) he was listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Witnesses or members of the public with relevant information – particularly area residents who may have seen several motorcycles in the vicinity before or after the incident – are urged to call Detective Inspector Kenten Trott on 717-2345 as soon as possible.

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