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Man Shot & Injured on Happy Valley Lane in Pembroke

Fri, 2020-02-14

Shortly after 7:00 pm on Thursday 13th February, police received several reports of gunshots being heard in the area of Middletown, Pembroke.

A subsequent caller confirmed the incident had occurred at a residence on Happy Valley Lane in Pembroke and that a male in his early twenties sustained a gunshot wound to his upper left arm.

The victim was taken to hospital via a private car for treatment to his injuries which were determined to be non life threatening.

Diverted British Airways Flight With Reported Mechanical Issue Lands Safely

Thu, 2020-02-13

A British Airways flight en-route from London in the United Kingdom to Tampa, Florida in the United States was this afternoon diverted to L.F. Wade International after the aircraft, a Boeing 777, developed a mechanical problem.

The plane with 241 people on board landed safely at around 3:30 pm without incident.

Two Men Arrested After Gospel Lane, Pembroke Disturbance

Thu, 2020-02-13

At around 12:21 am today, Thursday 13th February, police received a report of a disturbance at a Gospel Lane, Pembroke residence.

Upon arrival police confirmed there was an altercation involving two men, each in possession a bladed article.

Both men were subsequently arrested, with one of them having to be conveyed to hospital via ambulance for treatment to injuries sustained to his right hand during the altercation.

Continued Appeal for Two Reported Missing Persons [Located]

Thu, 2020-02-13

DESTINY WINTERS [Located]

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating 14 year-old Destiny Winters.

Ms. Winters is a black female, approx. 5'6" in height, of medium build with shoulder length curly hair, wearing black and white long pants, army jacket and Fila sneakers.

Miss Winters has been known to frequent the following areas:

Fentons Drive, Parsons Road, St. Augustine Hill, Middletown, One Way Deepdale and The Glebe Road, Pembroke.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 14 year-old Destiny Winters is asked to contact 292-3699, or the main police number, 295-0011.

Update: Monday, February 17th - 14 year old Destiny Winters was located safe and well Monday afternoon (February 17th). The Bermuda Police Service thanks the public for their assistance in locating her.

Sudden Death in Pembroke [Updated]

Wed, 2020-02-12

Around 8:20 this morning (Wednesday, February 12th) officers on inquiries in the Parsons Road, Pembroke area were alerted to a foul smell coming from an abandoned building.

Upon investigation they discovered the partially decomposed body of a black male.

An on call doctor attended the location a short time later and certified death.

Renewed Public Appeal: Help Locate 65 Year Old Colin Fubler [Updated]

Mon, 2020-02-10

The Bermuda Police Service is renewing the public appeal to locate 65 year old Colin Fubler.

Mr. Fubler has not been seen for the last two weeks, but was only reported missing on Friday 7th February.

However, there have apparently been recent sightings of Mr. Fubler along Reid Street in the City of Hamilton.

Mr. Fubler is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, of medium build, weighing around 175 pounds.

He has a bushy hairstyle, thick beard and walks with his head hung to one side.

Police efforts to locate Mr. Fubler since he was reported missing are ongoing, but have been unsuccessful to date.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 65 year old Colin Fubler is asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011 as soon as possible.

Update: Friday, February 14th - 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.

Constable to Appear in Court on Suspicion of Defeating the Course of Justice

Mon, 2020-02-10

Commissioner of Police Mr. Stephen Corbishley - "A serving police officer was this morning charged with offences relating to unauthorized access to police information and drug matters.

Lakila Hart was arrested in June 2019 on suspicion of defeating the course of justice and remains suspended from duty.

Constable Hart will appear before Magistrates’ Court on the 10th of March.

The above is not an indication of guilt to the officer concerned as this is now a matter for the courts to make judgement on.

As I have stated previously, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has recently invested resources into its Professional Standards Department, which has responsibility to ensure the Service acts with integrity and professionalism.

However, these matters are small in number and do not represent the hard work, ethical standards and professionalism displayed by police officers and staff that work tirelessly each day to keep Bermuda safe.

In fact, the number of officers suspended is just 1.5% of the Service and is not representative of the hard work and honesty of staff.

That notwithstanding, it is essential in securing the public’s confidence in our services that we act when serious wrong doing by police employees is identified."

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