LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Commissioner Corbishley Confirms BPS to Support Labour Day

Fri, 2019-08-30

The Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley has confirmed that the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) will be supporting the annual Labour Day this Monday.

The Commissioner stated: “Past Labour Day events at Union Square have seen crowds in the region of 2,000 or more be in attendance and we anticipate that a similar crowd will be present at this year’s event.

Another Two Men Arrested in Connection With Assault of Security Officer

Wed, 2019-08-28

Two 24 year old men – both believed to be from St. George’s – have been arrested in connection with the assault of a security officer at East End Mini Yacht Club that occurred around 12:30am Saturday, August 24th.

Both men remain in police custody at this time pending further inquiries.

A 38 year old St. George’s man arrested shortly after the incident has since been released on police bail.

Formal Complaints Required to Investigate Sexual Abuse Allegations

Wed, 2019-08-28

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of recent allegations circulating on social media about instances of alleged past or current inappropriate sexual behaviour.

Members of the public are reminded that formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such allegations. Online statements and social media posts do not qualify as formal complaints.

Second Arrest: 17 Year Old Male in Police Custody for Theft of Handbag

Tue, 2019-08-27

A 17 year old male has been arrested in connection with the theft of a handbag from a 52 year old female Canadian visitor’s rental scooter basket that occurred around 12:15pm Friday, August 23rd in the parking lot at Horseshoe Bay beach, Southampton.

He remains in police custody at this time pending further inquiries.

A 15 year old boy arrested later Friday afternoon in connection with this incident has since been released on police bail.

First Anniversary of Danshun Swann Murder: Investigation Still Active

Tue, 2019-08-27

The 27th of August is the one year anniversary of the murder of Mr. Danshun Swann.

Danshun was stabbed to death on South Road Southampton, just outside of the entrance to the Southampton Rangers Sports Club shortly after midnight Monday 27th August 2018.

This investigation is an active investigation and detectives are renewing their appeal for witnesses to come forward.

19 Year Old Woman Arrested in Connection With Stabbing

Mon, 2019-08-26

A 19 year old woman believed to be from Paget has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of an 18 year old Devonshire woman around 12:30am Sunday, August 25th near Horseshoe Bay beach, Southampton. She remains in police custody at this time.

The 18 year old woman’s injuries are not life threatening and apparently the arm injury sustained by an 18 year old Devonshire man at the same location is not consistent with a stab wound.

18 Year Old Woman Stabbed After Dispute Near Horseshoe Bay Beach [Updated]

Sun, 2019-08-25

Around 12:30am Sunday, August 25th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported assault.

It appears that an 18 year old year old Devonshire woman was at the Rum Bum Beach Bar, Horseshoe Bay beach, Southampton with friends when she was involved in a dispute with another young woman.



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