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PRESS RELEASES

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Southside Police Station was not closed due to COVID-19.

Monday, March 30,2020

The Bermuda Police Service wishes to clarify erroneous information recently published, suggesting the Southside Police Station was closed as a result of a police officer being diagnosed with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)An officer was diagnosed with COVID-19. However, the officer’s last working day with the BPS was on March 11th.That officer then proceeded on a period of leave.The officer did not show symptoms and was not diagnosed with COVID-19, until fifteen days after leaving the service.Resources were shifted at the Southside Police Station and staff from Central Division were brought in.The facility is not manned on a twenty four hour basis and was sanitised during regular hours of closure between the hours of 8:00pm and 8:00am.At no time was the South Side Police Station closed as a result of an officer being diagnosed with COVID-19.



CONFIRMED FIREARMS INCIDENT

Wednesday, March 25,2020

  A thirty-five year old man was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to his left arm, following a firearms incident in Pembroke Parish. The incident occurred at around 11:00pm on Tuesday 24th March, at the junction of Two Way Deepdale and Parsons Road. The victim was conveyed to the King Edward the Seventh Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment to his injuries which are not considered to be life threatening. Quick action by police officers resulted in a person of interest in connection with this incident being taken into custody. That person is now assisting police with their inquiries. Anyone with information on this latest firearms incident is asked to contact Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford, or Detective Sergeant Jason Smith, of the Serious Crime Unit, on 247-1174 or 247-1128 respectively. Alternatively, persons wishing to provide information anonymously, may do so by calling the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.    



Death of Clarke Fox

Wednesday, March 18,2020

The Bermuda Police can confirm the death of 28 year old Clarke Fox. Mr. Fox succumbed to injuries sustained in a firearms attack shortly before 2:45 pm yesterday, Tuesday March 17th, at the corner of Court and Elliot streets in Pembroke Parish. A Liaison Officer has been assigned to the family. The Bermuda Police Service extends condolences to the family of Mr. Fox. The investigation into this matter is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the main police number on, 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 8008477.



Man Dies in Road Traffic Collision

Tuesday, March 17,2020

Around 4:00pm this afternoon [17-Mar-2020], Police and other first responders were called out to a two vehicle collision, involving a car and a motorcycle just east of Four Ways Inn on Middle Road in Paget.  Upon arrival Police found that CPR was being performed on the bike rider, a 68 year old Southampton male.  He was subsequently transported via ambulance to King Edward the Seventh Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  Traffic is being diverted at Manse Road and Cobb’s Hill Road Junctions. Traffic delays should be expected. This is the second fatal road traffic collision for 2020.



Two Men Injured in Court St Shooting Incident

Tuesday, March 17,2020

At around 2:45 pm today, Tuesday 17th March, police were called out to a reported firearms incident at the junction of Court and Elliot Street in Pembroke Parish. Both men were taken to King Edward Hospital via private vehicle. The extent of their injuries remain unknown.  Reports are several shots were fired, resulting in two individuals suffering gunshot wounds.  The suspects are described as two males on a red and black motorcycle.  The rider was described as wearing dark clothing and a dark helmet.  The pillion passenger was said to be wearing dark colored clothing and a white helmet.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the main police number on 295-0011.



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