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Third Fatal Collision for 2017

Wed, 2017-05-10

Around 4:15pm on Wednesday, May 10th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

It appears that a car, a motorcycle and a tow truck were involved.

The male motorcyclist was seriously hurt and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

Reported Burglaries at Commercial Properties

Wed, 2017-05-10

Inquiries are currently being conducted into a series of commercial property burglaries reported over the weekend.

Sometime early Sunday morning (May 7th) and early Monday morning (May 8th) intruders entered premises in the Victoria Street and Parsons Road Pembroke areas, the Lovers Lane Paget area, the Middle Road Warwick area and the Middle Road Southampton area.

BPS Supports 4th UN Global Road Safety Week

Mon, 2017-05-08

Inspector Robert Cardwell, Officer Responsible for Roads Policing - The World Health Organization recognizes that the most preventable deaths occurring in all OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) territories are those that are occurring on the roads.

Over a number of years, Bermuda records on average of one death on our roads per month.

Police investigations into these road deaths continue to reveal that most involved alcohol/drugs, excessive speed or inattention.

Motorcyclist & Pedestrian Injured in Spanish Point Road Collision

Mon, 2017-05-08

Around 4:10pm on Saturday, May 6th police and first responders attended a reported collision involving a motorcyclist and a pedestrian on Spanish Point Road in Pembroke near the junction with Arlington Avenue.

The motorcyclist, a 39 year old Pembroke man and the pedestrian, a 67 year old Pembroke man, were injured and taken to hospital via ambulance for treatment.

Almost 5 Years On: Rudy Smith Murder Investigation Appeal Renewed

Fri, 2017-05-05

Sunday, 9th July 2017, will mark the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Rudy Lamar Smith. The Bermuda Police Service is appealing to the public for information that can bring closure to this investigation and by extension to the family.

Detective Chief Inspector Na’imah Astwood “wishes to inform the public, family and friends of Rudy Smith that the Serious Crime Unit is committed to solving this crime.

However, we need your help in putting all of the relevant pieces together.”

Information relating to this investigation can be provided directly to the Serious Crime Unit on telephone 295-0011 and 247-1739, or the independent Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 for those individuals that wish to remain anonymous.

Rudy Smith’s mother Mrs. Madeline Rampersad can also be approached and furnished with any pertinent information. This information is important in the administration of justice for those person(s) responsible for this senseless crime.

Incident Under Investigation: Two Men Arrested, Firearm Recovered

Wed, 2017-05-03

Approximately 11.30pm on Monday 1st May 2017, police attended an incident that occurred in the vicinity of Grace Methodist Church on North Shore Road, Pembroke.

As a result of this incident police divers from the Marine Unit attended the area and recovered a firearm from the water.

The Serious Crime Department is dealing with the investigation into the incident and the recovered firearm.

International Money Laundering Investigation: Four in Court

Wed, 2017-05-03

Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro, Organised & Economic Crime Department – Four people, two from Cwmbran and two from Leicester, have appeared in Court charged in connection with various money laundering offences.

Jeffrey Bevan, 49, and Samantha Bevan, 51, from Cwmbran and Joel Ismail, 41, and Paul Charity, 51, both of Leicester appeared before Cardiff Crown Court on Friday (28th April) charged in connection with various money laundering offences.

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