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Driver Stable in Hospital After Car Overturns on Headquarters Hill

Thu, 2019-02-07

At last check this morning (February 7th), the 78 year old man believed to be from Sandys parish who overturned his car on Headquarters Hill, Prospect Devonshire outside of the Police Recreation Club at 1:38pm Wednesday, February 6th – as a result of a suspected medical incident – was listed in stable condition in the hospital.

Any witnesses are still encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Aggravated Robbery of CedarBridge Academy Student in St. George’s [Updated]

Wed, 2019-02-06

Around 1:10pm today (February 6th) police officers responded to a reported aggravated robbery at Somers Garden in St. George’s.

Initial information indicates that a group of CedarBridge Academy students along with their teachers were on a field trip visiting St. George’s.

As the students and teachers entered Somers Garden a 17 year old male student was attacked by two males – described as approximately 5 feet tall, 18 to 20 years old wearing a black tracksuit and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a green or grey tracksuit respectively – who grabbed a gold chain from around his neck.

Community Meeting in Warwick This Friday to Discuss Kite Flying

Wed, 2019-02-06

The Bermuda Police Service is aware that kite flying has been a staple of Bermudian culture for years.

However more recently, reports have been received of kites being flown to the annoyance of other residents.

In light of this, Western Community Action Team officers have organised a community meeting at Bright Temple AME Church in Spring Hill, Warwick from 6:30pm until 8:30pm Friday, February 8th to facilitate a discussion regarding kite flying, which will allow different viewpoints to be expressed and potential solutions to be identified.

Sudden Death of 56 Year Old Wilburt Spencer

Wed, 2019-02-06

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 56 year old Mr. Wilburt Spencer and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Spencer was found by a member of the public in an unresponsive state around 1pm Monday, February 4th – in an area of trees at Corkscrew Hill, Devonshire where it is believed he had been living rough – and pronounced dead at the scene later that day by an on call doctor.

Inquiries Underway After Rider Opens Driver’s Door of Moving Car

Tue, 2019-02-05

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a video circulating on social media showing a motorcyclist riding up to a car and briefly opening the driver’s door.

Information provided to police indicates that around 7:30pm Friday, February 1st two cars were being driven east along York Street, St. George’s when a male motorcyclist, riding in the same direction, made a brief attempt to open the driver’s door of the first car.

Sudden Death in the Corkscrew Hill, Devonshire Area [Updated]

Mon, 2019-02-04

Around 1pm today (February 4th) police officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man in the Corkscrew Hill, Devonshire area.

The man was found by a member of the public and later pronounced dead at the scene by an on call doctor.

Initial information suggests that the deceased may have been living rough at that location.

Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints: February 8th – 10th

Mon, 2019-02-04

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, January 30th) will be conducted starting this Friday, February 8th.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton on Friday, February 8th, Saturday, February 9th and Sunday, February 10th.

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