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Murder at One Way Deep Dale [Updated]

Fri, 2017-11-03

Police and other first responders attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at approximately 9:40pm tonight (Friday) in the area of One Way Deep Dale. It appears that a male traveling on a motorcycle discharged his firearm resulting in a 30 year old male being taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. 

The 30 year old man was later pronounced dead by a doctor at the hospital.

Residents Advised to be Vigilant Regarding Burglary Suspects

Fri, 2017-11-03

Over the last two weeks there have been 23 reports of burglaries around the island. Two in the City of Hamilton, two in Devonshire, one in Hamilton parish, four in Paget, four in Pembroke, three in Sandys parish, one in Smith’s parish, four in Southampton and two in St. George’s.

This represents roughly two burglaries per day, with most taking place during working hours (8am to 5pm).

In a number of these incidents suspects have been identified and police are actively pursuing leads.

29 Year Old Woman Hurt in Fatal Car Crash Stable on General Ward

Thu, 2017-11-02

At last check earlier this morning (November 2nd) the injured 29 year old woman said to be from Warwick and believed to be the driver in the fatal car crash that claimed the life of 30 year old Rakai Augustus had been transferred from the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit to a general ward in stable condition.

The investigation continues and any witnesses that have not yet come forward regarding the fatal crash around 11:40pm Saturday‎, October 28th in the Wellington Street, York Street St. George's area between Rose Hill Street and Fort George Hill are urged to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788.

No Significant Anti-Social Behaviour During Halloween

Wed, 2017-11-01

Bermuda Police Service (BPS) officers were on patrol across the island overnight as part of the Halloween policing operation.

Although officers responded to numerous calls for service including reports of objects/eggs thrown at vehicles, the BPS is pleased to report that the event passed without major incident, injury or any significant anti-social behaviour.

Car Overturns: Single Vehicle Crash on South Road in Devonshire

Tue, 2017-10-31

Around 7:20pm Monday, October 30th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle car crash on South Road in Devonshire near the junction with Devonshire Bay Road.

It appears that the car involved was being driven in an easterly direction when it struck a wall and overturned.

The driver, believed to be a 22 year old Smith’s parish man, was not injured and apparently exited the vehicle without assistance.

Investigation Into Twelfth Road Fatality Continuing

Mon, 2017-10-30

At last check earlier this morning (October 30th) the injured 29 year old woman said to be from Warwick and believed to be the driver in Saturday night’s fatal car crash was in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The crash claimed the life of 30 year old Rakai Augustus and a Family Liaison Officer is assisting the deceased’s family as inquiries continue.

Motorcyclist Injured in Kindley Field Road Crash

Sun, 2017-10-29

Around 10pm Saturday, October 28th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Kindley Field Road in St. George’s in the vicinity of the round-a-bout near L.F. Wade International Airport.

It appears that the rider, believed to be a 44 year old St. George’s man, crashed after going off the road on to the grassy verge.

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