LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Man Arrested on BA Flight

Sun, 2017-12-31

Bermuda Police attended a report of an unruly passenger onboard an inbound British Airways flight from Gatwick Airport at 7pm on Sunday.

It appears that a 54 year old man had consumed too much alcohol and became belligerent and verbally abusive to crew and fellow passengers.

When the plane landed in Bermuda the 54 year old man was taken to Hamilton Police Station where he was processed and detained.

Policing Over New Year's Weekend

Fri, 2017-12-29

The Bermuda Police Service will be highly visible over the long New Year’s weekend and specifically New Year’s Eve (NYE) with a view to prevent incidents of antisocial behavior around the many functions and events that are planned.

On NYE, officers will be deployed in the Town of St. George as well the Hamilton City Centre in particular.

Taxi Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Impaired Driving

Thu, 2017-12-28

Police responded to a report of a collision that took place at 8:57pm Wednesday, December 27th on North Shore Road in Devonshire. It appears that a taxi driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a wall.

As a result of the incident the driver of the taxi, a 74 year old man, was arrested for suspicion of driving whilst impaired and an investigation into this incident is now underway.

No Significant Incidents Over Christmas Holiday Period

Wed, 2017-12-27

Over the holiday period there were no significant calls for police service. We would like to thank the public for their cooperation and we will continue to work with the public and our community partners to ensure the New Year’s period is the same.

During the Christmas period 48 persons were arrested for various offences. Ten persons were arrested for DUI and 50 tickets were issued for a range of matters including drugs, theft and traffic matters.

Motorcyclist Arrested for Traffic Offences

Fri, 2017-12-22

At 7:05 this morning, Friday, December 22, 2017, police were on patrol along Kindley Field Road, St. George’s when they saw a motorcyclist commit a traffic offence. The officers attempted to stop the cycle, however the rider increased speed taking police on a chase along Kindley Field Road.

The motorcyclist circled the roundabout outside the LF Wade airport and weaved in and out traffic then mounted a sidewalk and continued west over the wrong side of the Bailey Bridge onto The Causeway.

Bulgarian Convicted of Money Laundering Offences Extradited from UK, Sent to Westgate

Thu, 2017-12-21

In April 2016, a 39 year old Bulgarian National was convicted at the Supreme Court for Theft, Attempted Theft and Money Laundering offences and was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment along with a Bulgarian accomplice.

The offences related to over 300 transactions carried out at ATMs using cloned bank cards when almost $20,000 was stolen. Due to the light sentence imposed by the Supreme Court, the Office of the DPP appealed the sentence which was duly increased to 2 years by the Appeals Court.

BPS Confirm the Death of Anthony Brown

Wed, 2017-12-20

Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 51 year-old Anthony Brown of Pembroke parish who died as a result of a serious road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish at 2:55pm on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

It appears that Mr. Brown was traveling east on North Shore Road when he collided with a van that was turning into the ESSO Tigermart.  He subsequently was taken the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.



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