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Reported Serious Collision in Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Mon, 2014-09-29

First responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place around 12:30pm Monday, September 29th on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, 10 metres east of Coney Island.

Details at this time are sketchy, but it appears that two motorcycles were being ridden in opposite directions along North Shore Road when they collided.

32nd Meeting of Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes Against Children

Fri, 2014-09-26

The 32nd meeting of Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes Against Children will take place in Bermuda from September 28th to October 3rd at the Fairmont Southampton. 31 countries of the 45 member countries will be present and close to 150 delegates have registered. Some of the countries registered include:

Arrests Made After Drug Seizure in Deepdale Road, Pembroke Area

Thu, 2014-09-25

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police James Howard - Good afternoon members of the media.

Early this morning (Thursday, 25th September 2014), the Bermuda Police Service conducted multiple search warrants issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act around the Deepdale Road East, Pembroke area. This resulted in the arrest of four adult males, one juvenile male and one female.

Investigation of Complaint Against Court of Appeal President Completed

Tue, 2014-09-23

The Bermuda Police Service has conducted a full and comprehensive investigation into the complaint made against the President of the Court of Appeal and the Registrar of the Supreme Court by a number of complainants under the collective name of the ‘Civil Justice Advocacy Group’ (CJAG). A file was reviewed by the Director of Public Prosecutions and a decision has been taken that no prosecution will be commenced in this matter.

Ongoing Witness Appeal: Teen Shot & Injured in Southampton

Tue, 2014-09-23

At last check the 17 year old Warwick male injured in a confirmed firearm incident outside a Riviera Crescent, Southampton residence was in stable condition at the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding this shooting resulting in injury is ongoing. Any witnesses, particularly anyone who may have been in the Riviera Crescent, Southampton area around 10pm Monday, September 22nd and observed two individuals on a motorcycle acting suspiciously, should contact the investigating officer Inspector Dave Greenidge at the Serious Crime Unit on telephone number 247-1739 or 247-1185.

Teen Shot & Injured in Southampton

Mon, 2014-09-22

At 10:12pm on Monday, police and first responders attended a report of gunshots in the area of Riviera Crescent, Southampton. Upon police arrival it was ascertained that a 17 year old male was shot in his lower extremities. He was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Early reports are that two men on a motorcycle came into the area, discharged the shots and then made good their escape.

Sudden Death of Mark Whayman

Mon, 2014-09-22

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 53 year old Mark Whayman of St. George’s, who was involved in a reported marine incident that occurred around 11:30pm Sunday, September 21st in the Castle Harbour area.

He was subsequently pronounced dead at 12:25am Monday, September 22nd at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Circumstances surrounding the death of Mr. Whayman are the subject of an ongoing investigation, however foul play is not suspected.

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