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Breaking & Entering

Tue, 2005-05-31

The Bermuda Police Service is reporting a breaking and entering that took place at Meadow Lane in Devonshire at 4pm yesterday. The complainant states that he walked into his home only to find out that someone had gained entry into his dwelling and ransacked it looking for items to steal. The thief made off with a Panasonic DVD player, a pair of Ray Ban shades, numerous coins, and a silver Gucci watch.

ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE (ACCP) 20TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND GENERAL MEETING HELD BETWEEN THE 18th - 24th

Tue, 2005-05-31

The Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) held their 20th Annual General Meeting and Conference at the Carambola hotel St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands between May 18th and 24th 2004.

Theft

Mon, 2005-05-30

Around 10:40pm on Monday, Police attended a reported theft from a Hamilton parish guest property. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant, who is a visitor to the island. She stated that sometime between 10:30am and 8:30pm that day, U.S. $120 in cash was removed from her room. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Suspicious Circumstances

Sun, 2005-05-29

Around 1:50am on Sunday, Police attended the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) on Crow Lane in Pembroke after receiving a report of pepper spray being used. On arrival officers spoke with the victim, an 18 year old Sandy’s parish man, who stated that around 1:30am three men sprayed a substance believed to be pepper spray in his face.

Advisory

Sun, 2005-05-29

The Bermuda Police Service has noticed an increase in the reported use of pepper spray on the island. The public are advised that pepper spray is a prohibited weapon under the Firearms Act 1973. The Act states:

Prohibited weapons and ammunition

2 (1) Subject to this Act, it is an offence for any person to—

Disturbance

Sat, 2005-05-28

Around 9:20pm on Saturday, the Police Support Unit (PSU) and other Police units attended a reported disturbance at White Hill Field in Sandy’s parish. On arrival officers patrolled the Railway Trail in search of the suspects, after receiving reports of a male stabbing victim; however, neither the suspects nor the victim were located.

Breaking & Entering

Thu, 2005-05-26

At 9:30am on Thursday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a Paget guest property. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who is a visitor to the island. He stated that sometime between 11pm on Wednesday and 7am on Thursday, an unknown culprit gained entry into his room. The culprit stole $150 in cash. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

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