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Bermuda Police Cadet Programme Recruitment Underway

Thu, 2016-06-09

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Death of Augusto Uberbacher

Thu, 2016-06-23

At about 9:00am on Sunday 19th June 2016, police responded to the report of a man lying in the roadway on Middle Road at its junction with Belmont Hills Drive, Warwick. The man was awake but unable to communicate. He was conveyed to KEMH where he was admitted. At about 12:00pm on Thursday 23rd June 2016 he passed away at KEMH. The deceased’s details are as follows:

Augusto Uberbacher, born 29th March 1940.

Police are looking to establish Mr. Uberbacher’s movements prior to his being found on Middle Road. Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the above area at the material time and may have seen Mr. Uberbacher. He is believed to have lived alone and police are also appealing to anyone who may be able to provide any personal information regarding him.

All information should be passed to Detective Sergeant Hayden Small at Hamilton Police Station on 247-1429 or the general police number 295-0011.

Fiqre Crockwell Murder Investigation

Wed, 2016-06-22

Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels - I wish to begin by extending sincere condolences on behalf of the Bermuda Police Service to the family, friends, close community and sporting colleagues of 30 year old St. George’s resident Fiqre Crockwell, who tragically lost his life on Monday morning.

This has been an extremely traumatic experience for everyone involved especially considering the number of people who were present in the Woodlands Road area at the time of the shooting.

The negative impact a single incident like this has on the community as a whole is profound, especially when we consider that Mr. Crockwell was a young man who was in the prime of his life, a father, brother, uncle, son and friend.

Reported Robbery at Vera P. Card in St. George's

Wed, 2016-06-22

Around 11:30am on Wednesday, June 22nd police officers responded to a reported robbery at Vera P. Card, Water Street, St. George's.

It appears that three suspects ‎entered the store and smashed a display case with blunt objects, making off on foot with a quantity of jewelry.

There were no reported injuries.

Tokia Russell Named as 6th Road Traffic Fatality of 2016

Wed, 2016-06-22

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 38-year-old Tokia Anthony Russell, who died as a result of injuries received in a collision that took place around 2:50am Wednesday 22nd June, along Middle Road, Paget between Berwyn Hill and Bostock Hill West. Mr. Russell was pronounced dead at the scene by an on call physician.

The Bermuda Police Service would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

19 Year Old Man Assaulted [Updated]

Tue, 2016-06-21

Around 1:20pm on Tuesday, June 21st police and first responders were dispatched to a reported assault that took place in a staff only area off Whaler Inn Beach in Southampton.

It appears that two men assaulted a 19 year old male Fairmont Southampton Resort employee with a bladed article.

The victim was taken to hospital via ambulance for treatment of facial injuries. However his  condition is unknown at this time.

A condition update will be given when available.

Murder of 30 Year old Fiqre Crockwell

Tue, 2016-06-21

The Bermuda Police Service extends condolences to the family and friends of 30 year old Fiqre Crockwell, who was shot in the Woodlands Road, Pembroke area around 2:55am Monday June 20th and later succumbed to his injuries at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Crockwell’s death marks the second gun murder of 2016. A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the Crockwell family at this difficult time.

Detectives from the Serious Crime Unit continue their investigation into this fatal shooting and any witnesses or persons with information regarding suspicious individuals or vehicles in the Woodlands Road, Pembroke area near DeSilva Close around 2:55am Monday should contact Acting Detective Inspector Kenten Trott at the Serious Crime Unit on 717-2345 or the confidential and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.

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