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Sudden Death

Mon, 2005-06-13

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 58 year old William Massop. It appears that Mr. Massop went swimming off the North Shore at Spanish Point Park in Pembroke around 5:50pm on Monday. He was located by a member of the public a short time later on the sea floor. The body of the Pembroke man was brought to land and CPR performed, but the victim was unresponsive.

Counterfeit Currency

Sun, 2005-06-12

At 2:05am on Sunday, Police attended the East Broadway Shell Service Station on Crow Lane in Pembroke after a report of two counterfeit U.S. $50 dollar bills being passed. It appears that around 11pm on Saturday, a man approached the cashier to pay for his gas and handed her a U.S. $50 dollar note. The suspect was given his change and then left the Service Station.


Sat, 2005-06-11

Around 10:45pm on Saturday, Police received a report of an assault on Fentons Drive in Pembroke. The victim, a 34 year old man employed at Four Star Pizza, stated that he left Four Star Pizza in Flatts to make a delivery at a Fentons Drive residence. As he parked his motorcycle and walked to the residence, he was approached by 4 or 5 young men.

Attempted Robbery

Thu, 2005-06-09

Around 1 this morning, Police attended a reported attempted robbery on Middle Road in Southampton, near the junction with Camp Hill.


Thu, 2005-06-09

The Commissioner of Police would like to congratulate the following officers on their promotions:

Promoted to the Rank of Inspector: Jerome Laws

Breaking & Entering

Wed, 2005-06-08

Around 2:25pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a First Avenue, Devonshire residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainants who stated that sometime between 1:20pm and 2pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into their home. The culprit stole a wallet containing $500 in cash and several items of jewelry. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Bermuda Alliance for Tourism and Bermuda Police Service

Wed, 2005-06-08

“The Bermuda Police Service welcomes the community interest and input on matters affecting crime in our community and we have read, with interest, the Study on Crime produced by the Bermuda Alliance for Tourism (BAT).



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