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Condition Updates

Mon, 2017-05-29

At last check earlier this morning (May 29th) the 33 year old male motorcyclist believed to be from Sandys parish injured in a collision with a garbage truck around 11pm Saturday, May 27th on Somerset Road in Sandys parish outside Somerset MarketPlace had been treated at the hospital and discharged.

Motorcyclist Injured: Reported Two Vehicle Sandys Parish Collision

Sun, 2017-05-28

Around 11pm Saturday, May 27th police and first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision on Somerset Road in Sandys parish.

It appears that a garbage truck and a motorcyclist collided as the truck driver attempted to turn into the Somerset MarketPlace parking area.

Fifth Road Fatality for 2017 [Updated]

Sat, 2017-05-27

Around 9:15pm Saturday, May 27th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle crash on North Shore Road in Devonshire near the junction with Bandroom Lane.

The injured rider, believed to be a 41 year old Pembroke man, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

Man Convicted of Assaulting Police Officer

Fri, 2017-05-26

Last week Mr. Edmund Smith was convicted in Magistrates’ Court of assaulting Inspector Scott Devine outside the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016.

The 52 year old was sentenced to one year imprisonment by Magistrate Archibald Warner for the offence.

Policing Plans for 26th & 31st May Court Appearances

Thu, 2017-05-25

The next court appearances for defendants in relation to the offences committed at the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016, will take place 26th May and 31st May 2017.

All sessions will take place at the Dame Lois Browne Evans building.

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware that appeals are being made for the public to show support for the defendants and therefore, plans are in place to cater to large numbers of people attending on the days mentioned.

Policing Plan for Same Sex Marriage Demonstration

Tue, 2017-05-23

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware that appeals are being made for the public to show support at a planned demonstration at the House of Assembly regarding same sex marriage between 12:30pm and 1:30pm on Thursday 25th May.

A policing plan has been developed to accommodate a peaceful gathering while ensuring the functions in the building are not interrupted.

Policing for 2017 Heritage Day Holiday

Tue, 2017-05-23

Gold Commander Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament: Before we start on behalf of the Bermuda Police Service I wish to express our sincere condolences to the victims and families of the Manchester bombing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and our UK law enforcement partners as they address this horrific attack.

The Bermuda Police Service wishes to take this opportunity to advise the public on a number of matters to ensure a peaceful and safe time during this year’s Heritage Day holiday and especially in the build up to the America’s Cup activities.

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