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Counterfeit Currency Advisory: Bermuda $100 & $50 Notes

Tue, 2014-07-22

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes bearing serial number 242219 and counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes bearing serial number A30763 currently in circulation.

If counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the person receiving the fake money should hold on to it, note the description of the individual who tendered it and contact police immediately.

Seventh & Eighth Road Fatalities for 2014: Gladwin N’Tiko Smith & Meshach Swan

Mon, 2014-07-21

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the 7th and 8th road fatalities for this year, 32 year old Gladwin N’Tiko Smith and 23 year old Meshach Swan, who were fatally injured in separate collisions early Sunday morning.

Mr. Smith died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a roadside embankment and a stone pillar along Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Cedarberry Drive around 1:55am Sunday, July 20th.

Investigation Into Allegations of Sexual Offences

Mon, 2014-07-21

Detective Superintendent of Police James Howard - A thirty six (36) year old male police officer has been suspended from duty following his arrest in connection to allegations of committing sexual offences. Because of the nature of the offences and the fact that there is an active investigation underway no further comment will be made at this time.

Nine Year Old Boy Recovering After Apparent Near Drowning

Sun, 2014-07-20

At last check the victim of an apparent near drowning incident that occurred around 3:30pm Friday, July 18th at Admiralty House Park beach in Pembroke was recovering in stable condition on the children’s ward at the hospital.

The youngster, now confirmed to be a nine year old Pembroke boy, was initially warded in the Intensive Care Unit.

Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Southampton

Sun, 2014-07-20

Around 3:45am on Sunday, July 20th first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision involving two motorcycles on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Evans Bay Road.

It appears that a 23 year old Hamilton parish man riding a motorcycle collided with another motorcycle carrying a female rider and a female passenger.

Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Sun, 2014-07-20

Around 1:55am on Sunday, July 20th first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle collision on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Cedarberry Drive.

It appears that a male motorcyclist collided with a roadside embankment and a stone pillar. He apparently succumbed to his injuries at the scene and was subsequently pronounced dead at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Near Drowning Victim in Intensive Care

Fri, 2014-07-18

The victim of an apparent near drowning that occurred around 3:30pm Friday, July 18th at Admiralty House Park beach in Pembroke is now warded in the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital and at last check was in stable condition.

The youngster, believed to be a nine year old local boy, was reportedly at the location as part of a summer programme.

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