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Twelfth Road Fatality for 2014: Wayne Dears

Fri, 2014-10-31

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 51 year old Wayne Dears of Hamilton parish and extends condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Dears was seriously injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision that occurred around 12:10am Thursday, October 16th on South Road in Devonshire near the junction with Tee Street.

Traffic Diversion: Serpentine Road, Pitts Bay Road Pembroke Area [Updated]

Thu, 2014-10-30

Motorists are advised to avoid the Serpentine Road, Pitts Bay Road Pembroke area and use alternative routes until further notice as BELCO personnel work to repair downed electrical wires. An update will be provided as soon as normal traffic flow can resume in the Serpentine Road, Pitts Bay Road area.

Update: 6pm Thursday - The Serpentine Road, Pitts Bay Road and Cemetery Road Pembroke area has since been cleared of downed electrical wires from earlier this afternoon.

Policing for Halloween

Thu, 2014-10-30

Acting Superintendent Jerome Laws, Officer Responsible for the Community Policing Division – For those who celebrate Halloween the intention is for it to be an enjoyable event – an opportunity for harmless family fun, dressing up in costumes and going through the neighbourhood collecting candy.

First and foremost we want those participating in Halloween activities to be safe. Motorists are advised to slow down to help keep the roads calmer, particularly when traveling through neighbourhoods.

Arrest on Suspicion of Impaired Driving

Thu, 2014-10-30

Around 8:30pm on Wednesday, October 29th police received a report of a suspected impaired driver traveling along South Road in Paget.

Officers responded to the report and subsequently located a car being driven in an erratic manner near the Elbow Beach hotel.

The car was eventually caused to stop and the driver, a 75 year old Pembroke man, spoken to.

Owners Invited to Claim Vehicles From Police Impound

Wed, 2014-10-29

There are several vehicles presently in the Police Impound at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire. The available details of each vehicle will be advertised in the local media as well as online starting today, to facilitate collection by the rightful owners.

For inquiries or to arrange a viewing of any of the vehicles listed please contact the BPS Impound Officer – Constable Lee-Roma Swan on telephone number 247-1454 or alternatively by e-mail on lswan@bps.bm.

Upcoming Second Annual Police Talent & Variety Show

Tue, 2014-10-28

As part of the Bermuda Police Service 135th anniversary celebrations, the public is cordially invited to ‘Come and See What Police Can Do II’ - a police talent and variety show taking place on Saturday, November 8th at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts.

An evening of entertainment for the whole family, this event will bring police officers, Reserve officers, support staff and the community together to enjoy various performances while raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bermuda and The Women’s Resource Centre.

Single Vehicle Motorcycle Collision in Hamilton Parish

Mon, 2014-10-27

Around 6:30pm on Sunday, October 26th first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Radnor Road.

It appears that a motorcyclist was riding along North Shore Road when he collided with the curb. The 40 year old Pembroke man was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of a leg injury.

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