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Man Arrested in Connection With Court Street Firearm Incident

Tue, 2017-05-16

A 29 year old man has been arrested in connection with the confirmed firearm incident that occurred around 6pm Sunday, May 14th in the Court Street, Elliot Street Pembroke area.

A search warrant executed Monday evening in the King Street, Pembroke area – part of a proactive police investigation into the matter – led to the suspect being apprehended without incident.

Witness Appeal: Court Street, Elliot Street Confirmed Firearm Incident

Mon, 2017-05-15

The Bermuda Police Service is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a confirmed firearm incident that occurred in the Court Street, Elliot Street Pembroke area.

This shooting occurred approximately 6:04 p.m. on Sunday the 14th May, 2017.

It appears that a 34 year old male was involved in a confrontation with another man and during this confrontation the 34 year old male was shot at, receiving a superficial wound.

Reported Gunshots in the Court Street, Pembroke Area: No Reported Injuries

Sun, 2017-05-14

Around 6:10pm today (Sunday, May 14th) police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Court Street, Pembroke area.

At this time there have been no reported injuries.

The relevant police personnel are currently processing the scene and conducting inquiries.

Van Crashes Into Utility Pole on North Shore Road, Smith’s Parish

Fri, 2017-05-12

Traffic diversions remain in effect until further notice along a section of North Shore Road in Smith’s parish near the junction with Jennings Road following a crash involving a van and a utility pole that occurred around 2:35pm today (May 12th).

There have been no reported injuries and BELCO personnel remain on scene addressing the damaged pole.

Fourth Road Fatality for 2017: Edmund Prentis

Fri, 2017-05-12

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 68 year old Edmund Prentis and extends sincere condolences to his family & friends.

Mr. Prentis, an American visitor said to be from Westhampton Beach, New York was seriously injured around 10am Thursday, May 11th when the rental cycle he was riding collided with a car being driven in the opposite direction on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with Burnt House Hill.

Third Road Fatality for 2017: Jokeem Richardson

Thu, 2017-05-11

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 23 year old Jokeem Richardson and extends sincere condolences to his family & friends.

Mr. Richardson was seriously injured in a collision around 4:15pm Wednesday, May 10th involving the motorcycle he was riding, a car and a tow truck on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

Despite life-saving efforts at the scene by EMTs which continued during transport via ambulance, he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Fourth Fatal Collision for 2017

Thu, 2017-05-11

Around 10am today (May 11th) police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with Burnt House Hill.

It appears that a car and a rental cycle were involved.

The injured rider, believed to be a 68 year old male, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance and later pronounced dead.

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