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Missing Person Allan Power

Fri, 2020-03-06

The Bermuda Police Service is also seeking the public’s assistance in locating 66 year old Allan Power.

Mr. Power was last seen at around 4:00 pm on Tuesday March 3rd, at Granaway Heights Southampton, 

Mr. Power is described as a white Latin male with a tanned complexion, of slim build, 5’ 10” tall, with shoulder length grey hair and speaks with a Spanish accent.

 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Allan Power, is asked to contact the main police number on 295-0011.

 


Missing Person Jane Smith

Fri, 2020-03-06

The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 28 year old Jane Smith, also known as Lauren Woodhead or Lauren Aitken.

Miss Smith was last seen at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, at around 12:10 pm, on Wednesday 4th March.

Miss Smith is described as being very thin, 5’ 9” tall, with light brown shoulder length hair and speaks with a strong British accent.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jane Smith, also known as Lauren Woodhead or Lauren Aitken, is asked to contact the main police number, 295-0011

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNCONFIRMED FIREARMS INCIDENT.

Wed, 2020-03-04

At around 10:30 pm on Tuesday 3-Mar-2020, the Bermuda Police Service received several reports of gunshots in the Jones Village, Warwick area.

Out of an abundance of caution, officers conducted extensive door to door enquiries and searches in the Jones Village and surrounding areas.

However, they found no forensic or other evidence to confirm that a firearm had been discharged.

Further, checks at KEMH did not indicate anyone was being treated for gunshot wounds.

Checks of CCTV in the area also showed nothing to confirm a firearms incident.

We would like to remind members of the public, if they have any information regarding illegal firearms, to please contact the main police number, 295-0011 or the confidential Crime Stoppers Hotline, 800-8477.

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COP Condemns Racist Comments

Wed, 2020-03-04

The Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley, has condemned the recent comments on Facebook by the entertainer Tony Brannon, sending out a message this morning to the BPS which stated:

‘My reason for this message, is that the BPS has been associated with these comments as one of the posts, by Mr. Brannon, referred to a departing BPS officer. 

This has made me angry, as we have nothing to do with this matter and for those of you who saw the Bermuda Broadcasting News last night, it led to some (sadly) understandable comments, questioning if these views are held in the service by some of our colleagues. 

Four Men Arrested in Connection With Recent Firearm Incidents

Tue, 2020-02-25

In response to recent firearms incidents which occurred between Monday, 3rd February and Sunday, 16th February, the Bermuda Police Service launched an operation which targeted specific persons and resulted in four men with strong gang connections being arrested this past weekend.

Several search warrants were also executed and the police are following up on several lines of enquiry that are assisting with these investigations.

Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints in 7 Parishes

Mon, 2020-02-24

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday, February 19th) will be conducted starting Friday, February 28th.

The checkpoints will be in effect in Hamilton parish, Smith’s parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton on Friday, February 28th, Saturday, February 29th and Sunday, March 1st.

Commissioner Corbishley Responds to ‘Bike Theft’ Letter to the Editor

Sun, 2020-02-23

Following the recent publication of a letter to the Editor of the Royal Gazette, in which the author suggested: “Bike theft is getting out of hand” the Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley, advises that this is actually not the case.

“I recognise the concern many people have in regards to bike crime and it is a problem the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) take very seriously.

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