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Sudden Death of Arthur Ray

Tue, 2014-09-02

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 75 year old Arthur Ray. Mr. Ray was found in an unresponsive state aboard his boat moored in Devonshire Bay by a member of the public around 4:30pm Monday, September 1st and later pronounced dead at the scene by an on call doctor.

The circumstances regarding Mr. Ray’s death are not considered to be suspicious. The Bermuda Police Service extends condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Ray.

Court Appearance Regarding 2013 Double Murder

Tue, 2014-09-02

The repatriation of LeVeck Roberts was a result of extensive collaboration between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bermuda Director of Public Prosecutions.

The 21 year old Bermudian LeVeck Roberts, with dual U.S. nationality, was extradited on Sunday 31st August, 2014 from the United States to Bermuda to face murder charges.

Sudden Death

Mon, 2014-09-01

First responders attended a report of an incident that took place at around 4:30pm in Devonshire Bay. A member of the public noticed a man’s motionless body onboard a vessel and notified emergency services.

The 75-year-old Devonshire man was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified, and foul play is not suspected.

Reported Serious Motorcycle Collision in Hamilton Parish

Mon, 2014-09-01

Around 4am on Sunday, August 31st first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, near the junction with Studio Lane.

It appears that a male motorcyclist was riding along North Shore Road and collided with a wall. The 30 year old Hamilton parish man was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. At last check he was in stable condition.

Traffic Advisory: Two Vehicle Collision on Harbour Road

Sun, 2014-08-31

Motorists are advised that until further notice a section of Harbour Road in Paget has been cordoned off, with traffic diversions in effect at Chapel Road, Stowe Hill and the north round-a-bout off Crow Lane due to a two car collision near the junction with Lovers Lane that occurred around 3:50pm. The drivers of the two vehicles involved were injured; however their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Update: Traffic flow along Harbour Road has since returned to normal. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing.

Incident at Swizzle Inn

Thu, 2014-08-28

We are aware that there has been wide reporting today of an incident that took place around 11pm on Wednesday, August 27th in the parking lot at the Swizzle Inn in Hamilton parish. The BPS can confirm that Senator Jeffrey Baron was involved in an altercation that resulted in the arrest of a 46 year old St. George’s man on suspicion of having care and control of a motor car while impaired.

Sudden Death

Wed, 2014-08-27

Around 12:10am on Wednesday, August 27th first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive female at an Atlantic View, Southampton residence.

On arrival EMTs performed CPR on the 48 year old Southampton woman at the scene and rushed her to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, where she was later pronounced dead by an on call doctor.

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