LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

Important Notice For BPS Criminal Record Check Application Submissions

Fri, 2017-12-01

Effective 1st December 2017 all completed BPS criminal record check applications may only be submitted at the Criminal Records Office – located at Police Headquarters, Prospect Devonshire – Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm.

We apologise for any immediate inconvenience this change may cause, but this will facilitate more expedient processing of applications.

Renewed Witness Appeal: Jahkoby Smith Murder Investigation

Thu, 2017-11-30

The Bermuda Police Service is still requesting the public’s assistance with information that can help us with solving the murder of Jahkoby Smith.

The circumstances are as follows:

About 7:15pm on Saturday 29th July 2017, police received several 911 calls from persons reporting a stabbing at West End Sailboat Club, Sandys, where the wake of murder victim Jahcari Francis was taking place.

Autopsy Confirms Sudden Death of Roel Flores From Natural Causes

Thu, 2017-11-30

The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that the autopsy of 52 year old Filipino guest worker Mr. Roel Flores has been completed.

The results verify that he died of natural causes.

As such, the death of Mr. Flores is no longer classified as a road traffic fatality.

Truck Crash on North Shore Road [Updated]

Thu, 2017-11-30

Around 11:10am today (Thursday, November 30th) police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish.

It appears that a truck was traveling west on North Shore Road in the vicinity of Bethel AME Church and the Railway Trail, when the driver of the truck apparently lost control and struck a wall, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Injured Motorcyclist Airlifted Overseas for Further Medical Treatment

Thu, 2017-11-30

At last check earlier this morning (November 30th) the 54 year old Warwick man seriously hurt in a two motorcycle collision at the junction of Middle Road and Ord Road, Warwick around 8:30pm Tuesday, November 28th had been airlifted overseas for further medical treatment – after initially being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH).

The other rider involved, a 25 year old Warwick man, was treated at KEMH for his injuries and discharged.

Sudden Death of Roel Flores [Updated]

Wed, 2017-11-29

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52 year old Roel Flores and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Flores, a Filipino guest worker, was apparently involved in a single vehicle motorcycle crash at the junction of South Road and Warwick Lane in Warwick around 6pm Tuesday, 28th November.

He was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ‎ambulance but sadly later pronounced dead.

Reported Missing Teenager Hillary Coddington Located

Wed, 2017-11-29

The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating 14 year old Hillary Coddington.

She has been found this morning safe and well.



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