Update: Incident at Bermuda International Airport

Tue, 2005-08-23

“In relation to the recent complaint made by U.S. visitor Ms. Jo-An Turman regarding her arrival and search at the Bermuda International Airport, the Bermuda Police Service can now confirm that we have received written confirmation that Ms. Turman has decided not to make a formal complaint. She indicated that she did not think it was necessary to pursue disciplinary action against the Police Officer who conducted the search. The Bermuda Police Service will ensure that the Police Complaints Authority is advised of Ms. Turman’s correspondence.”


Around 10:20pm on Tuesday, Police attended a reported disturbance on Court Street in Pembroke, outside Swinging Doors nightclub. The complainant, a 37 year old Warwick man was parked outside the establishment when the suspect, a 24 year old Pembroke man, approached his car. The suspect is known to the complainant. The suspect proceeded to damage the green Proton Saga’s windows and scratch the outside of the vehicle before making good his escape on foot. The complainant was not injured. Despite a number of people in the area at the time of the incident, no witnesses came forward. Inquiries are underway.

Removed Vehicle

Around 9:45am on Tuesday, Police received a report of a removed vehicle from The Reefs hotel on South Road in Southampton. The complainant stated that sometime between 11:30pm on Monday and 8am on Tuesday, an unknown culprit removed a gas powered pink golf cart with a large white box to the rear from the maintenance area of the hotel. Inquiries into this incident are underway.