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Sat, 2005-07-09

Around 1:30am on Saturday, Police attended a reported assault at Horseshoe Bay beach on South Road in Southampton. It appears that the victim, a 22 year old Sandy’s parish man, was involved in an argument near the bar area of the beach house when he was punched in the face. As a result he fell backwards, striking his head on the floor.

Speeding/Injury RTC

Thu, 2005-07-07

Around 3:15am on Wednesday, Police conducting laser speed checks at Woody’s Restaurant on Malabar Road in Sandy’s parish clocked an orange Yamaha V50 at 70 km/h as it traveled west. A motorcycle officer pursued the auxiliary cycle, caused it to stop and issued the rider a speeding ticket.

Speeders Beware

Thu, 2005-07-07

As a result of the high numbers of individuals that have been caught speeding, court dates for the relevant offences have been set as far back as mid September. In response to this, Her Majesty's Courts (HMC) and the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) have started a "fast tracking system" for speeders above 80 km/h.


Wed, 2005-07-06

At 10:50pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported robbery at the junction of Middle Road and Dudley Hill in Paget. The victim, a 16 year old Warwick boy stated that at 10:15pm he was riding his auxiliary cycle west on Middle Road when five young men on three orange Yamaha V50 auxiliary cycles rode alongside and stole his silver chain.

Injury RTC

Tue, 2005-07-05

At 3:40 this morning, Police attended a reported single vehicle road traffic collision resulting in injury at the junction of Middle Road and Overplus Lane in Sandy’s parish. It appears that an auxiliary cycle was traveling east on Middle Road when the rider, a 17 year old Sandy’s parish man, lost control and collided with a wall. As a result, the auxiliary cycle was extensively damaged.

Breaking & Entering

Mon, 2005-07-04

Around 8:55am on Monday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at Prospect Primary School in Devonshire. On arrival officers spoke with the deputy principal who stated that sometime between 3:30pm on Friday, July 1 and 7:45am on Monday, July 4, 2005 an unknown culprit gained entry into the school. The culprit stole a black Dell computer tower. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Update – Fight on M/V Bermudian

Sun, 2005-07-03

A 17 year old Smith’s parish girl and an 18 year old Pembroke woman are still in Police custody following the stabbing of a 20 year old Southampton woman onboard the M/V Bermudian on Friday night. Police are still following specific lines of inquiry as it relates to reports of firearms being brandished onboard the vessel.



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