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22-Year-Old Man Shot & Injured Near Somers Garden, St. George’s [Updated]

Tue, 2021-03-30

Around 2:45pm today (Tuesday, March 30th) a firearm incident occurred near Somers Garden in St. George’s.

A 22-year-old Pembroke man was shot multiple times about his body. Apparently he was working in the area at the time he was shot.

The 22-year-old man was transported by private vehicle to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries, which at this time are not believed to be life threatening.

The suspects are described as two men on a dark coloured motorcycle without a licence plate. The rider was wearing a white helmet, while the pillion passenger was described as light brown complexioned with a thick moustache, wearing a black helmet and colourful jacket.

Jahmico Trott Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Supreme Court

Tue, 2021-03-30

Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro, Officer in Charge - Crime Division: "The Bermuda Police Service welcomes the guilty verdict delivered today in the matter of the attempted murder of a man (who cannot be named for legal reasons), in 2019.

Today, a Supreme Court jury found the defendant Jahmico Trott guilty of:

1.      Attempted Murder

2.      Carrying a Firearm to Commit an Indictable Offence

3.      Using a Firearm to Commit an Indictable Offence

4.      Intimidating a Witness

Cases of this nature are sadly becoming all too prevalent, but it is the members of the community that come forward to help the Police bring justice in these matters that makes the community safer.

COVID-19 Breaches: Revised Process to Ensure Cases in Court Promptly

Tue, 2021-03-30

Assistant Commissioner of Police Martin Weekes – “The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has recently undertaken a review of persons addressed for COVID regulation breaches following delays in cases appearing before the courts.

A revised process has now been introduced by the BPS directly supervised by a Senior Officer to ensure that files presented to the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) contain all evidence to address potential not guilty or guilty pleas by defendants.

Two Teens Hurt, One Seriously, in Single Vehicle Car Crash

Tue, 2021-03-30

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Monday 29th March, 2021, police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a motorcar, near the junction of Knapton Hill and Idle Acres Road, Smith’s Parish. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered two of the four occupants, both males, aged 16 and 17, were injured in the collision.

The 16-year-old, who was unresponsive, remained trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated by personnel from Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service.

Both injured parties were transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment to their injuries.

At last check, the 16-year-old remained unresponsive and is warded in the hospital’s intensive care unit. The seventeen-year-old was attended to for a leg injury and discharged.

The driver of the vehicle, which was extensively damaged, was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, but subsequently passed the breath test.

Man Arrested in Connection With Immigration Matter

Sun, 2021-03-28

Around 5:30 p.m. today, Sunday 28th March 2021 an individual being sought in connection with an immigration matter was arrested after he was seen in the Parson’s Road, Pembroke, area.

He was handed over to the Department of Corrections and transported to the West Gate Correctional Facility.

It is anticipated he will appear before the Courts tomorrow, Monday 29th March, 2021.

Motorcycle & Car Collide in Warwick, Rider Injured

Sun, 2021-03-28

Around 12:00 noon today, Sunday 28th March, 2021, police received reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle near the junction of Middle Road and Morgan Road, Warwick.

The male motorcyclist sustained head and facial injuries and was left semi-conscious when the bike he was riding in an easterly direction collided with the car which was headed west.

The female driver of the car was uninjured.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

Emergency Medical Services personnel attended the scene and transported the motorcyclist to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, for further treatment to his injuries, which were described as serious.

Inquiries Into Hit & Run Involving Two Motorcycles in Devonshire

Thu, 2021-03-25

Around 9:25pm Wednesday, March 24th a two motorcycle collision occurred near the junction of Palmetto Road and Roberts Avenue in Devonshire.

Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel responded to the scene.

It appears that a 58-year-old male was riding a black motorcycle east on Palmetto Road with a 44-year-old male passenger and an unknown motorcyclist with an unknown passenger was traveling in the opposite direction along Palmetto Road when the unknown motorcyclist overtook a car and struck the side of the eastbound motorcycle causing all four individuals – along with both motorcycles – to fall onto the road.

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