LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

31 yr-old Woman Shot Dead

Tue, 2020-09-29

Around 12:20 this morning, Tuesday 29th September, police received a number of 911 calls reporting several shots fired at a residence on Sunset Pass, Pembroke.  

Officers attended the scene and found that a 31-year-old-female had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was lying outside the residence.

The officers performed CPR on the victim until EMTs arrived and transported her via ambulance to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where she subsequently succumbed to her injuries.

Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro who heads up the Crime Division, said: This matter is now being treated as a murder investigation and it is being investigated by the Serious Crime Unit. Anyone with information on this incident, no matter how insignificant you think it may be, is urged to please contact the main police number on 295-0011 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477”

Investigators are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who may have seen two persons dressed in dark clothing and who may have left the area on motorcycles shortly after the incident.

This incident marks the second shooting death and the third murder for the year 2020.

Update: Man in Custody for Sex Assult

Mon, 2020-09-28

Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, Officer in charge, Crime Division, today announced a suspect has been arrested in connection with a recent sexual assault.
See Facebook Video  for details.

Sex assault appeal

Mon, 2020-09-28

Please attribute to Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro

Serious Crime Division

"The Bermuda Police Service is today releasing two images in regards to a serious sexual assault on a 31-year-old female, on Sunday 20th September, 2020.

We believe someone in the community may recognise the person on this bike, whether they saw them that same morning, or because they know them personally.

Serious Collision Parson's Lane, Pembroke

Thu, 2020-09-17

The Bermuda Police Service is investigating a two vehicle collision which took place on Parson's Lane, Pembroke, shortly after noon today.

Reports are an electric rental vehicle was traveling north along Parson's Lane, when the driver appeared to have lost control and collided with a motorcar traveling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the rental vehicle sustained serious injury to her right arm and was transported via ambulance to King Edward Hospital for treatment.

The female driver of the other vehicle escaped injury.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

The roadway was cordoned off for a time and traffic diverted, as Traffic Collision Investigators and officers from the BPS Forensic Support Unit processed the scene.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the main police number, 295-0011.

WhatsApp Scam Advisory

Thu, 2020-09-17

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS), is aware of WhatsApp messages being circulated advising users of the messaging app, that they’ve won a significant sum of money.

Recipients of this message are being asked to submit a “winning code”, as well as provide personal information to an email address provided. 

The message is being sent from overseas numbers.

This all part of a growing trend of phishing scams. 

RTC Victim Identified as 21-year-old Leric Lightbourn

Thu, 2020-09-17

The Bermuda Police Service can now identify the victim in the island’s third fatal road traffic collision this year, as 21-year-old Leric Lightbourn.

Mr. Lightbourn succumbed to injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision, which occurred just east of the junction of Vesey Street and Middle Road, Devonshire, at around 12:00 p.m. on Friday 11th September.

A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed to assist Mr. Lighbourn’s relatives during this difficult time.

The Bermuda Police Service extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

Sudden Death Victim Identified As Kristian Baboolal

Thu, 2020-09-10

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS), can now identify the victim in Monday’s sudden death incident, as 31-year-old Kristian Baboolal, a Canadian National who was employed at the Hamilton Princess Hotel and Beach Club.

Mr. Baboolal passed away after he fell off the Number One Dock, Front Street in the City of Hamilton and struck his head on the stern of the pleasure boat Zara, before disappearing beneath the surface in Hamilton Harbour.

The Bermuda Police Service extends its sincerest condolences to the relatives and friends of Mr. Baboolal during this difficult time.



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