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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.

Arrest

Thu, 2005-05-26

Around 12:25 this morning, Police arrested a 33 year old St. George’s man at the Bermuda International Airport for suspicion of importing a controlled drug. Investigations are ongoing.

Breaking & Entering

Wed, 2005-05-25

At 4:15pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a Knapton Estates Road, Smith’s parish residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 12:40pm and 3:30pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into her home. The culprit stole several items of jewelry and a bottle of alcohol. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Injury RTC

Tue, 2005-05-24

Around 4:10pm on Monday, Police attended a reported road traffic collision resulting in injury on Woodlands Road in Pembroke, near the junction with Euclid Avenue. It appears that a pedestrian was running across Woodlands Road when she was in collision with a truck traveling north. The pedestrian, an 8 year old Paget girl, was treated at KEMH for minor injuries (cuts & bruises) and released.

Injury RTC

Tue, 2005-05-24

At 9:50 this morning, Police attended a reported road traffic collision resulting in injury at the junction of Tee Street and Berry Hill Road in Devonshire involving a car and a motorcycle. It appears that the car (a white Kia Pride) was exiting Tea Rose Lane when it was in collision with the motorcycle (which was overtaking a vehicle) traveling south on Tee Street.

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