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MEDIA

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Condolence Book for Former Commissioner of Police Frederick Bean

The passing of former Commissioner of Police Frederick “Penny” Bean OBE QPM represents a monumental loss for the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) and the local community at large. To pay honour and respect to the first Bermudian Commissioner of Police, a number of tributes have been organised within the BPS and publicly to celebrate his life and legacy.



Driver Injured in North Shore Road Crash Admitted to ICU

At last check this afternoon (December 12th) the driver injured in a single vehicle car crash on North Shore Road in Pembroke near the north gate of Government House – believed to be a 49 year old Warwick man – was listed in critical but stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. The 49 year old was hurt when the car he was driving struck a wall at 10:08am Wednesday.



Bermuda Police Service Christmas Road Safety Message

Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell – The Bermuda Police Service wishes to take this opportunity to remind the public that use of the roads in a safe manner is the responsibility of all. The Christmas Season does not diminish this responsibility in any way. The Christmas Season is upon us. It is a time for celebration and get-togethers. House parties and office parties are scheduled. With these parties comes alcohol consumption. Bermuda continues to have an average of 1 fatality a month.



Investigation Regarding the Murder of 33 Year Old Paul Johnson

Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford – At 2:59am today (December 10th) the peace and tranquillity of the early morning hours was disturbed as police received several 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area of Rambling Lane in Pembroke. Upon police arrival they came upon a male lying on the ground outside of his residence. Police commenced CPR and other lifesaving measures and he was subsequently taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where time of death was certified at 3:33am.



Shooting On Rambling Lane [Updated]

Police and other first responders attended a report of a firearms incident that took place outside of a residence on Rambling Lane in Pembroke at 3 am this morning (Monday). Details are still emerging, but it appears that a 33 year old male was shot outside of his residence and taken to the hospital via ambulance where he was subsequently pronounced dead. No further information on the deceased will be given until the next of kin have been notified.



Tribute to Former Commissioner of Police Mr. Frederick Bean

Commissioner of Police Mr. Stephen Corbishley – The Bermuda Police Service mourns the loss of former Police Commissioner, Mr. Frederick Colborn "Penny" Bean. When I received the call last evening alerting me on the passing of our late Commissioner, I immediately began to reflect on all of the powerful sentiments that were expressed to me in the short time I have been on the island about the character of Mr. Bean by serving and former officers.



Seven Impaired Motorists Arrested: Friday Night Until Early Sunday

A total of 7 motorists were arrested for impaired driving from Friday night (December 7th) until early Sunday morning (December 9th). Five impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Friday night until early Saturday morning. Another two impaired drivers were arrested at road sobriety checkpoints from Saturday night until early Sunday morning.



Driver & Passenger Unhurt After Harrington Sound Road Car Crash

Around 5:50pm Thursday, December 6th police and fellow first responders attended a reported single vehicle car crash on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish. It now appears that the car involved was being driven in the eastbound lane of Harrington Sound Road when it struck a wall in the vicinity of Harrington Hundreds Road, damaging the vehicle and the wall.



4th Annual 'B' Watch Central Give a Child a Christmas

This afternoon (Thursday 6th December), ‘B’ Watch Central helped to make Christmas extra special for two primary school students. This is the 4th year of the community initiative they call “Give a Child a Christmas.” Each year the Watch selects a school from the central parishes and asks the school guidance counselor to identify two students, one male and one female, whose families may need a helping hand during the Christmas holiday.



Seasonal Crime Prevention Message

Acting Superintendent Nicholas Pedro (Crime Division): ‘Tis the season! Unfortunately for the Bermuda Police Service, criminals will not be taking a break over the festive season. Between now and the New Year, we will deal with many complaints of burglary, theft, fraud, and other crimes.



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13 December 2018

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