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Commissioner Corbishley Responds to ‘Bike Theft’ Letter to the Editor

Following the recent publication of a letter to the Editor of the Royal Gazette, in which the author suggested: “Bike theft is getting out of hand” the Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley, advises that this is actually not the case. “I recognise the concern many people have in regards to bike crime and it is a problem the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) take very seriously.



Recruit Foundation Course 80 Car Wash Fundraiser

Recruit Foundation Course 80 of the Bermuda Police Service will hold a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, February 29th from 8am until 4pm at the RUBiS Warwick gas station on South Road in Warwick. It is a tradition of every Recruit Foundation Course to raise money in aid of a charitable cause of their choice – and this year, all proceeds are in aid of 27 year old Dandre Outerbridge’s medical expenses.



Reported Missing Person: 32 Year Old Tyson Bean

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 32 year old Tyson Bean. Mr. Bean – described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall of medium build with a short afro hairstyle – is known to frequent the Union Street, City of Hamilton area as well as the St. Monica’s Road, Pembroke area. He was last seen by a family member on Union Street in the City of Hamilton at least two days ago. So far, efforts by police officers to locate Mr. Bean have been unsuccessful. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 32 year old Tyson Bean is encouraged to call police on 295-0011 at the earliest opportunity.



Beware of Fake Websites Imitating Local Businesses

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

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

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

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

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

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.



Man Shot & Injured on Happy Valley Lane in Pembroke

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.



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