LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Worker Hurt in Reported Industrial Accident in the City of Hamilton [Updated]

Sun, 2019-05-19

Around 8:45am Sunday, May 19th an industrial accident was reported in the City of Hamilton.

It appears that a male worker was refuelling a crane in the Church Street, Washington Lane area when some of the fuel spilled and somehow ignited.

Apparently the fire was extinguished just prior to the arrival of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service.

Witnesses to Harassment Incident at City of Hamilton Bus Terminal Sought

Fri, 2019-05-17

The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a social media post that describes an incident involving a man verbally harassing a teenage girl at the bus terminal in the City of Hamilton around 4pm Thursday, May 16th.

Thankfully, a member of the public stepped in and challenged the man’s actions, causing him to run off.

The suspect is described as dark complexioned, with a bald head and is believed to be in his early 50s or 60s.

Most Services Restored to BPS Systems, Including 911 & 295-0011

Thu, 2019-05-16

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can now confirm that most services have been restored – including 911 and 295-0011 – after a power outage incident around 6am Wednesday, May 15th.

On initial inspection there does not appear to be any data loss and full system restoration is anticipated by Monday, May 20th.

911 Now Operational, Work Continues to Restore Full Service [Updated]

Wed, 2019-05-15

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can confirm that service to the 911 emergency telephone number has been restored.

However, technicians continue working to restore service to the main police telephone number 295-0011.

A power outage incident at the BPS Data Centre this morning caused 911 and 295-0011 to fail.

Investigation Ongoing Regarding Police Involved Collision Early Sunday

Tue, 2019-05-14

The investigation regarding Sunday’s early morning collision involving a police vehicle and a 29 year old female motorcyclist, that occurred at the junction of King Street and Reid Street in the City of Hamilton, continues.

It has been established that the police vehicle involved had its lights and sirens activated when the unfortunate collision occurred with the 29 year old woman as she travelled along Reid Street into the city centre.

Investigation Underway After Burglary at Vera P. Card in St. George’s

Mon, 2019-05-13

Thieves gained entry to the Vera P. Card store on Water Street in St. George’s around 3am Saturday, May 11th and stole a quantity of jewellery.

The suspects, described as three males wearing dark coloured clothing, made good their escape on foot shortly after the burglary.

An investigation into the incident is underway and witnesses or members of the public – particularly any passing motorists – that saw suspicious activity in the Water Street, York Street St. George’s area between 2:20am and 3am Saturday are encouraged to call Detective Constable Seymour Foote on 247-1154 or 717-2282.

Male Motorcyclist Injured in Sunday Afternoon Crash Stable in ICU

Mon, 2019-05-13

At last check this morning (May 13th) the 52 year old male motorcyclist injured in a single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred around 4:20pm Sunday, May 12th at the north round-a-bout near Trimingham Road in Paget was listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are now encouraged to call Constable Lakila Hart on the main police telephone number 295-0011.



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