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Motorcyclist Hurt in Reported Two Vehicle Devonshire Collision [Updated]

Fri, 2018-07-06

Around 7:30am today (July 6th) police and fellow first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of Middle Road and Tee Street in Devonshire.

It appears that a car was being driven in the eastbound lane of Middle Road and a motorcyclist was traveling in the opposite direction when the collision occurred, as the driver of the car attempted to turn on to Tee Street.

Operations at Criminal Records Office Temporarily Suspended

Fri, 2018-07-06

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) would like to advise the public that some recent precautionary tests have returned positive results regarding the presence of asbestos containing material amongst some files within filing cabinets in the Criminal Records Office.

The safety, health and wellbeing of our staff and that of the public remains a main priority for the BPS.

Inquiries Continue: Burglary at Crawl Hill Esso Service Station

Tue, 2018-07-03

Police are conducting inquiries regarding a reported commercial burglary that took place sometime between 11pm Sunday, July 1st and 6am Monday, July 2nd at the Crawl Hill Esso service station in Hamilton parish.

It appeared that the suspects gained entry into the building and removed a Digicel card sale machine, chicken tenders and bacon.

Only the Digicel card sale machine was subsequently recovered. It had apparently been moved by the suspects to another part of the premises.

19 Year Old Man Airlifted Overseas After Sunday Morning Collision

Mon, 2018-07-02

At last check this afternoon (July 2nd) a 19 year old Sandys parish man who was injured as the passenger on a motorcycle involved in a collision with a car on South Road in Paget near the entrance to Elbow Beach around 10am Sunday, July 1st was airlifted overseas for further medical treatment after initially being admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit – while the rider, a 49 year old Sandys parish woman, was treated for serious leg and foot injuries and was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Reported Two Vehicle Collision in Paget Near Elbow Beach [Updated]

Sun, 2018-07-01

A few minutes after 10:00am, police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on South Road in Paget 10 meters east of the Elbow Beach entrance. It appears that a car was traveling west and a motorcycle with a female rider and a pillion passenger was traveling in an easterly direction when it appears that the rider of the cycle collided with the car. As a result, the rider and her passenger were taken to the hospital with the rider suffering serious leg and foot injuries and the pillion passenger appears to have non-life-threatening injuries.

Man Arrested After Incident at Cottage Hill, Hamilton Parish Residence

Sat, 2018-06-30

Police responded to a report of an incident that took place on Cottage Hill Road in Hamilton Parish at 5:22pm. It appears that a 34-year-old man had a bladed article and began to threaten residents. Tactical units were called and surrounded the house where the man was present.

Subsequently, police gained entry into the house and the man was taken into custody at 8:10pm without incident.

Sudden Death of 74 Year Old American Visitor Dolores Burke

Fri, 2018-06-29

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 74 year old American cruise ship visitor Dolores Burke and extends sincere condolences to her family and friends.

It appears that Ms. Burke, from Florida, was snorkeling with a tour group near Hawkins Island around 11am Thursday, June 28th when she got into difficulty.

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