The Bermuda Police Service has compiled an Information Statement in preparation for the introduction of the Public Access to Information Act 2010. In accordance with Section 5 (4) of the act, as of April 1st 2015, the Information Statement will be made available for inspection by the public at Police Headquarters in Devonshire, at any police station, at the Bermuda National Library, at the Bermuda Archives and online at http://www.bermudapolice.bm.
The Bermuda Police Service can confirm it is conducting an active criminal investigation into an allegation of misappropriation of funds amounting to approximately $18 million, resulting from a loan made to Par La Ville Hotel & Residences Ltd. intended to pay costs associated with the building of a hotel and residences at the Par La Ville car park in the City of Hamilton.
Around 3:45am on Saturday 16th of January 2016, police responded to a report of a robbery which occurred in the North Hill, Pembroke area.
It was reported that the 65 year-old victim was about to enter his residence when he has grabbed from behind and forced to the ground by an unknown male suspect who made demands for money. The suspect then robbed the victim of an undetermined amount of cash and other personal items before making good his escape.
Around 11:30pm on Thursday 14th January 2016, Police responded to a report of a robbery on South Road, Southampton near the Gulfstream Restaurant.
It was reported that a taxi driver was dispatched to the area to collect a fare, when he was approached by to unknown males on a white motorcycle.
The pillion passenger brandished what appear to be a knife and demanded the driver hand over money.
The 37 year old male victim in the shooting on Saturday on Happy Valley, is still in King Edward the 7th Memorial Hospital where he is now out of the ICU and on a general ward where he is listed in stable condition. Officers from the Serious Crime Unit would like to speak with anyone who can assist us with this investigation particularly anyone in the Parsons Road, Happy Valley, Two and One Way Deep Dale area who may have seen men on motorcycle(s) acting suspiciously between 10pm and 10:45pm Saturday night.
Over the last 5 days there have been 5 notable incidents of violence on the island, this marks a small uptick in violent crime on the island. It should be noted that in most cases there has been a pre-existing relationship between the victim and the suspect and as such most victims appear to have been specially targeted by someone they knew.
At approximately 5:35pm on Sunday police responded to a report of an incident that took place on Sunday in the area of Cedar Park in Devonshire.
Upon police arrival it was ascertained that a 24 year old woman received stab wounds to the face by a 21 year old woman. The victim was taken to the hospital where she is being treated for injuries that do not appear to be life threatening.