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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Friday, January 20,2023
Distribution: All Media

Suspicious Fires

At 1:15 a.m. today, Friday, January 20th, 2023, police attended a reported vehicle fire involving a motorcar, in the area of Derwent Lane, Devonshire.

Upon arrival officers spoke with a resident who informed them the fire had already been extinguished.

The resident also reported having put out a small fire on front porch of their home.

Previously, around 12:44am on Thursday, January 19th, 2023, police received a report of a two vehicle fire, two motorcars, also on Derwent Lane Devonshire.

Two persons were reportedly seen running away from the area shortly after the fire started. The fire was extinguished by residents prior to the arrival Police and the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service

Three suspects have been arrested and taken into custody in connection with these two incidents.

These matters are now under investigation.

Initial indications are they may be related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Inspector, Clifford Roberts, of the Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 717-0590 or via email croberts2@bps.bm.

You may also call the main police number 295-0011 or, the non-emergency reporting number, 211.

Alternatively, we urge you to share any information with a police officer you know.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department