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Residents Reminded to Remain Vigilant Regarding Social Media Scams

Thu, 2019-09-05

The Bermuda Police Service is once again reminding residents to remain vigilant regarding social media scams.

One such scam currently in circulation is the mystery shopper scam, where local Facebook users are offered employment as a secret shopper and enticed by the opportunity of earning thousands of dollars simply by accepting funds into their personal bank account.

Reported Serious Collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Thu, 2019-09-05

Around 1:45pm Thursday, September 5th several 911 calls were received regarding a serious collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Cottage Hill Road.

It appears that a visitor on a rental scooter collided with a heavy truck in the vicinity of the Dub City Variety store.

CPR was performed at the scene before the injured visitor was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

Sudden Death of 76 Year Old Cleo Watson

Thu, 2019-09-05

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 76 year old Cleo Watson and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to a report of a sudden death around 2:25pm Tuesday, September 3rd at a St. Augustine Road, Pembroke residence where Mr. Watson’s lifeless body was found inside an apartment.

Reported Three Vehicle Collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire

Wed, 2019-09-04

Around 5:50pm Tuesday, September 3rd a reported three vehicle collision occurred in the North Shore Road, Barkers Hill Devonshire area.

It appears that a car was being driven in the eastbound lane of North Shore Road followed by a motorcyclist – and another car was being driven in the opposite direction when the collision occurred in the vicinity of Loyal Hill.

Residents That May Have Outstanding Warrants: Check Before Travel

Tue, 2019-09-03

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of situations where persons have been arrested on outstanding court matters at L. F. Wade International Airport causing significant disruption to, or even prevention of, their travel plans.

Any persons intending to travel who may be worried about an outstanding warrant against them are advised to attend Hamilton Police Station at least 48 hours before their date of travel at a time between 8am and 9am Monday to Friday to ensure any court matters are properly finalised in a timely fashion.

Temporary Closure Order Issued to East End Mini Yacht Club

Fri, 2019-08-30

Following the assault of a security officer by a group of men at East End Mini Yacht Club that occurred around 12:30am Saturday, August 24th, the Bermuda Police Service has exercised its authority under the Liquor Licence Act Section 51A to close East End Mini Yacht Club from 7pm Friday, August 30th until 7pm Saturday, August 31st.

The Commodore of the East End Mini Yacht Club, Mrs. Renall Caisey, then voluntarily agreed to keep the club closed until 10pm Saturday, August 31st.

Commissioner Corbishley Confirms BPS to Support Labour Day

Fri, 2019-08-30

The Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley has confirmed that the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) will be supporting the annual Labour Day this Monday.

The Commissioner stated: “Past Labour Day events at Union Square have seen crowds in the region of 2,000 or more be in attendance and we anticipate that a similar crowd will be present at this year’s event.

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