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Marine Advisory

Sun, 2006-07-30

The Marine Police would like to remind the boating public that over the Cup Match weekend there is likely to be very heavy marine traffic and caution should be exercised. In particular operators of vessels are requested to observe the 5 knot speed limit within 100 metres of the shoreline and ensure they are not creating a large wake.

Witness Appeal

Sat, 2006-07-29

Currently two men are in custody assisting Police with their investigation into the shooting death of 18 year old Jason Lightbourne. However, the Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for witnesses to the incident, particularly anyone who may have been in the Ord Road/Sylvan Dell Road, Paget area between 3:30am and 4:30am on Sunday, July 23, 2006 to contact the Serious Crime Unit on 299-4315 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1-800-623-8477.


Thu, 2006-07-27

At 2:50pm on Thursday, Police received a report of a robbery on Burnaby Street in the City of Hamilton. The victim, a 42 year old Pembroke man, stated that around 1am that day he walked from a Front Street establishment to Burnaby Street, where his motorcycle was parked. When he reached the motorcycle, he put his helmet on the seat and bent down to tie his shoe.

Injury RTC

Wed, 2006-07-26

Around 10:25pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported single vehicle road traffic collision resulting in injury on Khyber Pass in Warwick, near the junction with Khyber Heights Road. It appears that the car, a white Toyota Corolla, was traveling south on Khyber Pass when the driver, a 27 year old Warwick woman, lost control and collided with a wall. The Warwick woman sustained a broken left wrist and a laceration to her lip.

Commissioner’s Response to Mr. Victor Alleyne’s Article in Today’s Royal Gazette

Wed, 2006-07-26

The method used in the identification parade after the assault on Mr. Victor ‘Rudy’ Alleyne is regrettable. I recognize that witnesses must be protected and their identity kept confidential and it is to that end that we are in the process of equipping a purpose built identification suite where victims and suspects will be kept apart and not able to interact with each other, in keeping with best practices both here and elsewhere.


Tue, 2006-07-25

At 8:30pm on Tuesday, Police attended KEMH following a reported assault near the junction of Store Lane and Roberts Avenue in Devonshire. On arrival officers spoke with the victim, an 18 year old Devonshire man. He stated that earlier he was on Friswells Hill in Devonshire with other individuals when two young men approached him brandishing bladed articles.

Handbag Snatch

Mon, 2006-07-24

At 1:05 this morning, Police received a report of a handbag snatch on Front Street in the City of Hamilton. On arrival officers spoke with the victim, a 22 year old woman who is a visitor to the island. She stated that around 1am she was walking on Front Street near Number 1 Shed when an unknown man approached her from the cycle parking area.



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