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Productive Meeting Held With Owners of Central Area Liquor Licenced Establishments

Fri, 2019-02-08

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) held an informational session with Liquor Licenced Establishments (LLEs) yesterday, Thursday 7th of February 2019 at the Police Recreation Club Hall in Prospect Devonshire. This meeting was to discuss the Liquor Licence Legislation and police expectations of licenced premises based on that legislation. It was also a good opportunity to establish and continue to promote a working partnership with the police. Licensees had the occasion to put forth questions or concerns they had in relation to the closing down of their business.

Renewed Witness Appeal: Warwick Esso Service Station Armed Robbery

Fri, 2019-02-08

Detectives are renewing the appeal for witnesses to an armed robbery that occurred around 4:20pm Thursday, February 7th at the Warwick Esso Tigermart.

During the incident two men wearing dark coloured clothing – one brandishing a knife and the other brandishing what appeared to be a firearm – entered the service station, removed a quantity of cash and made good their escape.

No one was injured and the scene has been processed by the relevant police personnel.

Scam Alert: Phishing E-mail Claiming to be from Butterfield Bank

Fri, 2019-02-08

Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data.

The practice is commonly referred to as ‘phishing’.

This misleading e-mail claiming to be from Butterfield Bank – asking recipients to update their security details – was a recent example and resulted in the loss of several thousand dollars from one resident who responded.

Reported Armed Robbery at Esso Service Station in Warwick [Updated]

Thu, 2019-02-07

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that took place at 4:21pm today at the Esso Tigermart on Middle Road in Warwick.

Details are still emerging but it appears that two males wearing all black with full faced helmets, brandished a bladed article and what appears to have been a firearm.

They were given an undisclosed amount of money and they left the area.

Coroner's Inquest Verdict: 19 Year Old Visiting American Rugby Player Mark Dombroski Died by Misadventure

Thu, 2019-02-07

The Bermuda Police Service notes the Coroner’s verdict of 'death by misadventure' in the untimely passing of Mark Dombroski.

The Bermuda Police Service conducted a thorough, professional investigation and hopefully the Coroner’s findings will bring some closure to the matter.

This was a tragic accident that greatly impacted the Dombroski family, and indeed the whole community. We continue to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Mark Dombroski.

Driver Stable in Hospital After Car Overturns on Headquarters Hill

Thu, 2019-02-07

At last check this morning (February 7th), the 78 year old man believed to be from Sandys parish who overturned his car on Headquarters Hill, Prospect Devonshire outside of the Police Recreation Club at 1:38pm Wednesday, February 6th – as a result of a suspected medical incident – was listed in stable condition in the hospital.

Any witnesses are still encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Aggravated Robbery of CedarBridge Academy Student in St. George’s [Updated]

Wed, 2019-02-06

Around 1:10pm today (February 6th) police officers responded to a reported aggravated robbery at Somers Garden in St. George’s.

Initial information indicates that a group of CedarBridge Academy students along with their teachers were on a field trip visiting St. George’s.

As the students and teachers entered Somers Garden a 17 year old male student was attacked by two males – described as approximately 5 feet tall, 18 to 20 years old wearing a black tracksuit and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a green or grey tracksuit respectively – who grabbed a gold chain from around his neck.

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