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Rider in ICU: Reported Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash in Pembroke

Thu, 2017-03-16

Around 12:30am today (March 16th) police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Fairyland Road in Pembroke, near the junction with Fairyland Lane.

It appears that the rider, a 29 year old Pembroke man, was injured after striking a wall.

He was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment and later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

Raymond Butterfield Murder Investigation Continues

Thu, 2017-03-16

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder of 28 year old Raymond Butterfield continues.

Detectives are still interested in speaking with anyone that has not already come forward who was at the Blue Waters Anglers Club during the evening of Sunday 5th March.

Witness Appeal: Reported Disturbance on Railway Trail in Warwick

Wed, 2017-03-15

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances of a reported disturbance that apparently occurred along the Railway Trail in Warwick near Pearman’s Hill around 7:45pm Tuesday, March 14th.

Details are limited at this time. However a 19 year old Pembroke man believed to be involved in the disturbance was later admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit with a head injury.

Police Acknowledge Sentencing in Rickai Swan Murder Trial

Tue, 2017-03-14

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sean Field-Lament - The sentence of 35 years sends a clear and unambiguous message that these heinous, cold blooded crimes will not be tolerated by our society.

Members of the public should take solace that perpetrators of these crimes will be held accountable and face the consequences of their actions.

Reported Robbery

Tue, 2017-03-14

Around 10:50am on Monday, March 13th police received a report of a robbery.

It appears that around 9:30am that day, a 20 year old Smith’s parish man riding a motorcycle along Harrington Sound Road near the junction with Lolly’s Well Road in Smith’s parish came to a stop behind another vehicle, which had stopped in front of him.

Advisory: Social Media Scams

Mon, 2017-03-13

The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding online fraud, in light of a report involving a local resident defrauded by a social media scam.

In the recent reported instance, a local male Facebook user received the following messages from a newly added Facebook friend:

'Are you interested in receiving $700,000.00 Sir' and 'Sir you have been chosen among the Facebook promo 2017 winners to get a cash prize of $700,000,00 each.'

Rambling Lane Shooting Investigation Continues

Mon, 2017-03-13

At last check this morning (March 13th) the 19 year old Pembroke man shot in the Rambling Lane, Pembroke area around 10:30pm last Thursday was in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

No arrests have been made at this time in connection with Thursday night’s (March 9th) shooting and the circumstances surrounding the matter remain unclear.

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