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Reported Serious Collision: North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish [Updated]

Mon, 2018-01-01

At 8:25pm on Monday, January 1, police and other first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish. It appears that a 31 year old Warwick man was traveling west on North Shore Road when the rider overtook traffic and collided with a wall near the bus stop across from the Francis Patton school.

The male was taken to the hospital where he is being treated for injuries that are classified at this point as serious.

Anti-Social Activity at Fairmont Southampton [Added Clarification]

Mon, 2018-01-01

At 2:52am, police were called to the Fairmont Southampton on a report of suspicious activity in a room of the hotel. Upon police arrival, they noticed a large crowd assembled in the room, loud music and the smell of marijuana.

Police whilst at the hotel, noticed a considerable amount of broken glass in the lobby of the hotel. It was ascertained that prior to the police arrival, a disturbance occurred that saw a number of males involved in a melee where projectiles were thrown.

Man Arrested on BA Flight

Sun, 2017-12-31

Bermuda Police attended a report of an unruly passenger onboard an inbound British Airways flight from Gatwick Airport at 7pm on Sunday.

It appears that a 54 year old man had consumed too much alcohol and became belligerent and verbally abusive to crew and fellow passengers.

When the plane landed in Bermuda the 54 year old man was taken to Hamilton Police Station where he was processed and detained.

Policing Over New Year's Weekend

Fri, 2017-12-29

The Bermuda Police Service will be highly visible over the long New Year’s weekend and specifically New Year’s Eve (NYE) with a view to prevent incidents of antisocial behavior around the many functions and events that are planned.

On NYE, officers will be deployed in the Town of St. George as well the Hamilton City Centre in particular.

Taxi Driver Arrested on Suspicion of Impaired Driving

Thu, 2017-12-28

Police responded to a report of a collision that took place at 8:57pm Wednesday, December 27th on North Shore Road in Devonshire. It appears that a taxi driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a wall.

As a result of the incident the driver of the taxi, a 74 year old man, was arrested for suspicion of driving whilst impaired and an investigation into this incident is now underway.

No Significant Incidents Over Christmas Holiday Period

Wed, 2017-12-27

Over the holiday period there were no significant calls for police service. We would like to thank the public for their cooperation and we will continue to work with the public and our community partners to ensure the New Year’s period is the same.

During the Christmas period 48 persons were arrested for various offences. Ten persons were arrested for DUI and 50 tickets were issued for a range of matters including drugs, theft and traffic matters.

Motorcyclist Arrested for Traffic Offences

Fri, 2017-12-22

At 7:05 this morning, Friday, December 22, 2017, police were on patrol along Kindley Field Road, St. George’s when they saw a motorcyclist commit a traffic offence. The officers attempted to stop the cycle, however the rider increased speed taking police on a chase along Kindley Field Road.

The motorcyclist circled the roundabout outside the LF Wade airport and weaved in and out traffic then mounted a sidewalk and continued west over the wrong side of the Bailey Bridge onto The Causeway.

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