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Disturbance

Thu, 2005-09-08

At 9pm on Thursday, an off duty Police officer was at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) on Queen Street in the City of Hamilton when he observed a group of young men gathered on the sidewalk outside the restaurant. As the off duty officer watched, two of the young men began to fight one another and at one point during the scuffle both men entered KFC.

Breaking & Entering

Wed, 2005-09-07

At 11:15pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a St. George’s guest property. On arrival officers spoke with the complainants who stated that sometime between 6:40pm and 10:30pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into their apartment. The culprit stole 2 Motorola cellular phones, 1 Samsung cellular phone, 2 U.S. passports, 2 U.S. Airways plane tickets and personal items.

New Police Boat

Wed, 2005-09-07

The Bermuda Police Service has just signed a contract for the purchase of a new Police vessel, designed to head up the Marine Police fleet and replace our current ‘Blue Heron’.

This is not a recent initiative, but has been the subject of many hours of research and discussion to establish a vessel to fulfill certain roles within the Police maritime area of responsibility.

Fatal RTC

Tue, 2005-09-06

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 24 year old Annette Farkas. Ms. Farkas, a Canadian national, sustained serious head injuries in a road traffic collision on North Street in Pembroke around 9:20pm on Monday involving a motorcycle and an auxiliary cycle.

Important Hurricane Preparation Information

Tue, 2005-09-06

  • All members of the public should stay out of the water until it is deemed safe to return. Surfing, swimming or sail-boarding/body-boarding before during or immediately after a storm system is not only irresponsible – it is life threatening!

Fatal RTC

Mon, 2005-09-05

Around 9:20pm on Monday, Police attended a reported serious road traffic collision on North Street in Pembroke involving an auxiliary cycle and a motorcycle. It appears that the auxiliary cycle was traveling west on North Street near the House of India when the motorcycle which was traveling in the opposite direction attempted a right turn across the path of the auxiliary cycle, causing a collision.

Hurricane Katrina Relief Scams

Mon, 2005-09-05

Unfortunately, after many disasters there are efforts to try and steal money that was given to assist with the recovery. The Fraud Unit is aware of reports from overseas that indicate a number of bogus websites are being set up, with the aim of soliciting donations to assist with the disaster caused by Hurricane Katrina in the U.S.A. These websites are fraudulent.

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