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Bermuda Police Service – Information Statement

Wed, 2015-03-25

The Bermuda Police Service has compiled an Information Statement in preparation for the introduction of the Public Access to Information Act 2010. In accordance with Section 5 (4) of the act, as of April 1st 2015, the Information Statement will be made available for inspection by the public at Police Headquarters in Devonshire, at any police station, at the Bermuda National Library, at the Bermuda Archives and online at http://www.bermudapolice.bm.

Investigation Into Two Fire Incidents

Thu, 2015-03-26

Police responded to a report of a suspicious fire that was started beside a vehicle in the parking lot of Harmony Club in Paget at approximately 9:45pm. The fire was quickly extinguished by a person in the area and an investigation into this matter has commenced. In a similar incident on Wednesday, March 24 at 10:15pm, first responders attended to a report of a fire that took place on Cavendish Road where a person started a fire outside the premises of a residence in the area. That fire was also extinguished and in both cases no one was injured.

Traffic Diversion: Collision on East Broadway [Updated]

Thu, 2015-03-26

At approximately 3:37pm today March 26th , first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on East Broadway across from the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.

It appears that a 34 year old Paget man was travelling east on said road when it appears that he lost control of his motorcycle and veered into the other lane and collided with a car traveling in the same direction.

Two Vehicle Collision in Pembroke

Thu, 2015-03-26

Around 6pm on Wednesday, March 25th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons Drive involving a car and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, believed to be a 55 year old Hamilton parish man and the car driver, believed to be a 56 year old Pembroke woman, were injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. They were later discharged.

Single Vehicle Collision in Devonshire

Sun, 2015-03-22

Around 10:30am on Saturday, March 21st first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire near the junction with Dock Hill, where a car driver collided with a wall.

The driver, believed to be a 34 year old Hamilton parish woman, apparently received relatively minor injuries and was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical assessment as a precaution.

Crow Lane Collision Bus Driver Arrested, Released on Police Bail

Wed, 2015-03-18

Contrary to reports in the media this afternoon, the bus driver involved in a collision that occurred along Crow Lane around 11:40am Wednesday, March 11th has not been charged with any offences at this stage and currently a court appearance is not imminent.

However, the Bermuda Police Service can confirm that the bus driver in question has been arrested and released on police bail while inquiries into the matter continue.

BPS Recognises Passing of Retired Superintendent Victor Richmond

Tue, 2015-03-17

Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva - On behalf of all ranks and members of staff of the Bermuda Police Service I express our sympathies on the passing of retired Superintendent Victor “Vic” Richmond last week.

Mr. Richmond’s career began in 1966 with the Bermuda Police Force, as it was known then, alongside other police recruits from the UK.

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