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Beware of Fake Websites Imitating Local Businesses

Fri, 2020-02-21

Members of the public are strongly advised to be wary of websites that imitate local businesses and offer enticing promotions which require the entrant to provide their credit card details or other personal information.

As well as the fake website claiming to represent The MarketPlace, the Bermuda Police Service has been made aware of a fake Lindo’s Group of Companies website with the same alleged $250 gift card giveaway to celebrate an upcoming anniversary.

Fake MarketPlace Website Luring Residents With $250 Gift Card Offer

Thu, 2020-02-20

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a fake website claiming to represent The MarketPlace that is deceiving residents with an alleged $250 gift card giveaway to celebrate an unspecified upcoming anniversary.

The fake website looks similar to The MarketPlace group of grocery stores’ official website – but has a different website address – and includes supposed testimonials from people who seem to have participated in the fraudulent promotion.

Commissioner Addresses Social Media Posts About BPS Activity on Peat Lane

Wed, 2020-02-19

On Sunday the 16th of February, following the shooting incident on Field View Lane, Pembroke, the BPS had cause to attend a property on nearby Peat Lane. This was due to information indicating that the offenders responsible had made their escape in the direction of that property.

Enquiries were made at this property by armed officers given the nature of persons sought and I am aware photographs of police activity has been circulated across social media. However, it was soon established that the owner of the property had no involvement in this matter.

Inquiries Into Recent Armed Robbery, Happy Valley Lane Shooting Continue

Wed, 2020-02-19

At around 4:30 pm on Tuesday 18th February, police executed a warrant at a Field View Lane Pembroke residence, where a number of items were seized and a 23 year-old man arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation into the January 29th robbery at Gold Standard in the Washington Mall, in the City of Hamilton.

At around 5:25pm on the same date police executed a firearms warrant at a residence on Factory Lane in Pembroke.

Police Activity on Peat Lane in Pembroke After Confirmed Firearm Incident

Sun, 2020-02-16

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can confirm that following this morning’s shooting incident, police officers executed a warrant at a residence on Peat Lane in Pembroke.

Three people were taken into custody, however two were released at the scene.

The third individual was arrested, but has since been released on police bail.

Confirmed Firearm Incident on Field View Lane: No Reported Injuries

Sun, 2020-02-16

The Bermuda Police Service is investigating a confirmed firearms incident which occurred shortly before eight a.m. on Sunday 16th February.

Officers were called out to Field View Lane in Pembroke following several reports of multiple gunshots being heard in the area.

Reports are two men wearing dark clothing rode into the area on a dark coloured motorcycle. One of them got off the bike, ran to one of the nearby Bermuda Housing Corporation apartments and fired several shots into one of the units.

Confirmed Death of 65 Year Old Colin Fubler

Fri, 2020-02-14

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 65 year-old Mr. Colin Fubler, and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Fubler’s lifeless body was found by police officers on patrol at around 8:20 am on Wednesday, February 12th, at an abandoned house on Parsons Road in Pembroke.

Foul play is not suspected and a cause of death is being examined.

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