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Constable Oswin Pereira Dismissed for Gross Misconduct

Tue, 2020-01-21

On Monday the 20th of January, an independent panel determined that Constable Oswin Pereira of the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) had used unnecessary force during an arrest in May 2017.

Furthermore, that he breached honesty and integrity demonstrating levels of premeditated behaviours that brought discredit on the BPS which amounted to gross misconduct.

Police Patrols Continue Search for 14 Year Old Destiny Winters [Located]

Tue, 2020-01-21

Police officers continued their search for 14 year old Destiny Winters this morning (Tuesday, January 21st), eleven days after she left her designated Government Care Facility without permission on the evening of Friday, January 10th.

The teen remains unaccounted for and despite searching several locations this morning, she was not located by police. However, efforts to confirm her whereabouts are ongoing.

The Bermuda Police Service believes that there is potential imminent risk to the 14 year old CedarBridge Academy student and renews the appeal for the public’s assistance in finding her.

As a reminder, Destiny is described as brown complexioned, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing around 130 pounds with her hair said to be dyed black, short and curly.

She was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, shorts as well as black Nike sneakers and is known to frequent locations in Pembroke including Fentons Drive, Parsons Road, St. Augustine Hill, Middletown, One Way Deepdale and The Glebe Road.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 14 year old Destiny Winters is urged to immediately call police on 295-0011 or her designated Government Care Facility on 292-3699.

The public is reminded that harbouring a juvenile is an offence punishable under the law.

Update: Wednesday, January 22nd - 14 year old Destiny Winters has been located and returned to the care of the Department of Child and Family Services.

Thank you all for your kind assistance in ensuring her safe return.

Concern of Potential Imminent Risk to 14 Year Old Destiny Winters [Located]

Mon, 2020-01-20

14 year old Destiny Winters remains unaccounted for after she left her designated Government Care Facility without permission on the evening of Friday, January 10th.

The latest reported sighting of Destiny indicates that she traveled into and out of St. George’s by bus on Sunday, January 19th and was apparently with an older male.

The Bermuda Police Service is also aware of information that suggests that there is potential imminent risk to the 14 year old CedarBridge Academy student based on the association with this male.

As a reminder, Destiny is described as brown complexioned, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing around 130 pounds with her hair now dyed black, short and curly.

She was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, shorts as well as black Nike sneakers.

The teen is known to frequent locations in Pembroke including Fentons Drive, Parsons Road, St. Augustine Hill, Middletown, One Way Deepdale and The Glebe Road.

So far efforts by police officers to locate her have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 14 year old Destiny Winters is asked to immediately call police on 295-0011 or her designated Government Care Facility on 292-3699.

The public is reminded that harbouring a juvenile is an offence punishable under the law.

Update: Wednesday, January 22nd - 14 year old Destiny Winters has been located and returned to the care of the Department of Child and Family Services.

Thank you all for your kind assistance in ensuring her safe return.

Two Male Riders Injured in Pembroke Collision Friday: One Arrested

Sun, 2020-01-19

Around 6:20pm Friday, January 17th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision in Pembroke.

It appears that a motorcyclist, said to be a 54 year old Devonshire man, was traveling west along St. John’s Road and a 50cc scooter rider, said to be a 24 year old Pembroke man, was traveling in the opposite direction when the collision occurred near the junction with Cox’s Hill Road.

Firearms Warrant Executed at Pembroke Residence

Sat, 2020-01-18

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Friday January 17th 2020, investigators from the Serious Crime Unit and other Support Teams from the Bermuda Police Service executed a Firearms Warrant at a Pembroke residence. 

This warrant was in relation to an ongoing active investigation involving the use of a firearm. 

The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank those members of the public who have come forward with information and encourage others to assist the Bermuda Police Service in combatting crime.

One Week Later: 14 Year Old Destiny Winters Still Unaccounted For [Located]

Fri, 2020-01-17

The Bermuda Police Service renews the appeal for information on the whereabouts of 14 year old Destiny Winters.

The 14 year old CedarBridge Academy student is described as brown complexioned, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing around 130 pounds with dyed black short, curly hair.

Destiny was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, shorts as well as black Nike sneakers.

The teen has been unaccounted for since last Friday evening (January 10th), after leaving her designated Government Care Facility without permission.

She is known to frequent locations in Pembroke including Fentons Drive, Parsons Road, St. Augustine Hill, Middletown, One Way Deepdale and The Glebe Road.

However, a recent sighting of Destiny was reported in the Flatts Village area Tuesday, January 14th around 12 noon. Apparently she was with an unknown male at the time.

Police officers continue their efforts to locate her.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 14 year old Destiny Winters is asked to call police on 295-0011 or her designated Government Care Facility on 292-3699.

Security Guard Hurt in Stabbing Treated & Discharged From Hospital

Fri, 2020-01-17

The 46 year old male security guard stabbed by another man around 8:15pm Wednesday, January 15th outside Carousel Liquors on Front Street in the City of Hamilton has been treated and discharged from hospital.

Efforts are ongoing to locate the suspect, described as approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall with a bald/shaved head, wearing a black helmet, black jacket, blue jeans, black socks and flip flops, riding a black motorcycle.

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