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PRESS RELEASES

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Sailboat & Ferry Collide Near Dockyard: No Reported Injuries [Updated]

Saturday, September 09,2017

Marine police responded to a reported maritime collision Friday night (September 8th) involving the sailing vessel ‘Spirit of Bermuda’ and the Government ferry ‘Resolute’ in waters near Dockyard. There are no reported injuries at this time and the extent of any damage to either vessel is currently unclear. Civilian watercraft came to the assistance of both vessels involved, transporting passengers safely ashore.



Department of Corrections Crowned King of the Grill at Charity Event

Thursday, September 07,2017

Constable Kimberley Spring – On Saturday 2nd September 2017, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) hosted the first ever Inter-Service BBQ Challenge, titled “King of the Grill,” at the Police Recreation Club in Prospect. Six government agencies took part in the historic challenge which was attended by over 300 guests, including H.E. the Governor Mr. John Rankin and U.S. Consul General Mrs. Mary Ellen Koenig.



Advisory Regarding Fraudulent Anti-Money Laundering Course

Wednesday, September 06,2017

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) would like to advise the general public and local businesses, particularly those in the financial services industry, of a fraudulent anti-money laundering course being promoted via e-mail. The deceptive e-mail, supposedly from:



Advisory: Rental Accommodation Online Scam

Monday, August 21,2017

The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to be vigilant when making any purchases using the internet. A recent reported scam involved a fake rental accommodation advertisement posted on a local online classifieds site. The alleged contact person for the fraudulent posting, a ‘Dr. Jonathan Moore’, claimed that two month’s rent plus security deposit for the apartment should be sent via wire transfer to a specific overseas account.



Post Cup Match Press Release

Monday, August 07,2017

Speaking notes of Superintendent Darrin Simons The Bermuda Police report a very active Cup Match holiday period that commenced on Wednesday evening August 2nd and concluded on Sunday August 6th at 3am.  During that period of time there were at least 10 major events including Cup Match. On the Friday of Cup Match it is reported that close to 10,000 people were in attendance.  Over the five-day period, 55 persons were arrested and a number of those individuals appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. Two persons were also arrested and placed before the courts this morning as a result of a robbery that took place on Friday the 4th of August. A further two people were arrested and bailed in relation to the stabbing that took place on Wednesday afternoon on Queen Street.



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