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Confirmed Firearm Incident in Warwick: No Reported Injuries

Wed, 2019-03-27

Around 10:40pm Tuesday, March 26th several 911 calls were received reporting gunshots in the Spring Hill, Warwick area. Police officers responded to the neighbourhood and did not find anyone injured – but subsequently confirmed that a firearm had been discharged.

Inquiries are underway and witnesses or anyone with any information – particularly area residents that may have observed any suspicious activity in the vicinity of Bright Temple A.M.E. Church Tuesday night – please call the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 at the earliest opportunity.

Investigation Underway After 55 Year Old Man Admitted to ICU

Tue, 2019-03-26

Detectives are currently following lines of inquiry regarding a 55 year old man – said to be from Hamilton parish – who was seriously injured in an alleged altercation sometime between Wednesday, March 20th and Friday, March 22nd.

He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit Friday night (March 22nd) and at last check this morning (March 26th) remained in the Intensive Care Unit listed in stable condition.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Palmetto Road in Devonshire This Morning

Tue, 2019-03-26

Around 7:10am today (March 26th) a member of the public observed and reported an unconscious man in the trees along Palmetto Road in Devonshire near Dock Hill.

Police and fellow first responders were immediately dispatched to the scene and the man was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

Sadly, he was pronounced dead later this morning.

Ten Motorists Arrested for Impaired Driving Over the Weekend

Mon, 2019-03-25

A total of 10 motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from Friday night (March 22nd) until Sunday night (March 24th).

While there are no road sobriety checkpoints scheduled for this coming weekend, members of the public are urged not to drive or ride under the influence as police officers conducting their regular patrols will be on the lookout for any offences, including impaired driving.

Deputy Commissioner Designate Graduates UK Strategic Command Course

Fri, 2019-03-22

Deputy Commissioner Designate Mr. Darrin Simons, today graduated from the prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC) n the UK.

He received his graduation certificate from the Course Director, Chief Constable Dee Collins, Chief Executive of the College of Policing Mr. Mike Cunningham and the UK Home Secretary Mr. Sajid Javid.

The SCC course, which began in January 2019 and put delegates through a comprehensive programme of learning including business and finance skills, ethical leadership and command training, seeks to prepare candidates for roles as Chief Officers in the UK and other international police forces.

Sudden Death of 61 Year Old Keith Peniston

Fri, 2019-03-22

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 61 year old Mr. Keith Peniston and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Peniston – said to be of no fixed abode – was found barely conscious, lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street around 9:30pm Wednesday, March 20th by police officers on mobile patrol in the City of Hamilton.

Sudden Death of 61 Year Old Man in the City of Hamilton [Updated]

Thu, 2019-03-21

Around 9:30pm Wednesday, March 20th police officers on mobile patrol in the City of Hamilton found a 61 year old man barely conscious, lying on Parliament Street near the junction with Front Street.

The man, believed to be of no fixed abode, was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, but sadly later pronounced dead.

Identification of the deceased is anticipated in due course, pending the necessary next of kin notification.

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