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Bermuda National Heroes Day Holiday Weekend Advisory

Thu, 2017-06-15

Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels – There are a number of events scheduled for Bermuda National Heroes Day holiday weekend and the Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s cooperation during the festivities.

In particular, the public should be aware of the following:

5 Star Friday (June 16th) – commencing at 7pm at the National Sports Centre.

Sudden Death of American Visitor Thomas Power

Wed, 2017-06-14

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 81 year old Thomas Power and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Power, said to be from Virginia, got into difficulty while swimming near the beach at Pompano Beach Club in Southampton around 11:40am Tuesday, June 13th.

The American visitor was assisted to shore and CPR was performed.

Man Injured in Sandys Parish Rental Cycle Crash Airlifted Overseas

Wed, 2017-06-14

At last check earlier this morning (June 14th) the man injured when the rental cycle he was riding struck a wall around 7:40pm Monday, June 12th on Somerset Road in Sandys parish near the junction with Cambridge Road, had been airlifted overseas for further medical treatment.

The victim, said to be a guest worker, was initially treated in the Intensive Care Unit at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and thought to be 26 years old.

Fresh Appeal for Witnesses: Patrick Dill Murder Investigation

Tue, 2017-06-13

The Bermuda Police Service is renewing appeals for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 year old Patrick Dill, which is being treated as a murder investigation.

Patrick Dill was shot outside of his residence on Crossland Lane, Pembroke about 11pm Saturday 21st May 2016.

The investigation is ongoing and information has come to the attention of the investigating officers that there may have been area residents outside at the time of this shooting.

Rental Cycle Crash in Sandys Parish [Updated]

Tue, 2017-06-13

Around 7:40pm Monday, June 12th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle rental cycle crash on Somerset Road in Sandys parish, near the junction with Cambridge Road.

It appears that the rental cycle rider, believed to be a 26 year old male guest worker, struck a wall.

He was transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries and an update on his condition will be provided in due course.

BPS Addresses MP Crockwell Sudden Death Voice Note Allegations

Mon, 2017-06-12

The Bermuda Police Service has verified that a voice note circulating on social media with alleged circumstances of MP Shawn Crockwell’s sudden death did not come from a police officer.

The contents of the voice note are disturbing in that they make sensational and speculative comments about the scene that are not true.

It has been confirmed that the voice on the recording belongs to a member of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service.

Two Men Arrested After Reported Disturbance at KEMH

Mon, 2017-06-12

The 35 year old man and 28 year old man injured in an altercation at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital around 5pm Sunday have been treated, discharged and arrested in connection with the incident.

Both men remain in police custody at this time.

Detectives continue their inquiries and any witnesses are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Department on 247-1744.

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