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Thu, 2006-08-24

Around 5:50 this morning, Police attended a reported burglary at an Alexandra Road, Devonshire residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that around 5:20am she awoke to find 3 men in her home. The men demanded money; then searched the house, removing $500 in cash before making good their escape.

Witness Appeal

Thu, 2006-08-24

The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that an incident took place at an Alexandra Road, Devonshire residence around 5:20 this morning where 3 men gained entry into the home and threatened the female occupant with what may have been a firearm. Inquiries into this incident are ongoing; however, it appears to be a case of mistaken identity, as the female occupant of the residence does not appear to be the intended target of the suspects.

Use of Cellular Phones While Driving

Wed, 2006-08-23

To clarify some of the reports in the local media recently concerning Police officers ticketing drivers using cellular phones for driving without due care and attention:

Attempted Murder & Murder Inquiries

Wed, 2006-08-23

Inquiries into the attempted murder of a 19 year old Devonshire man and the murder of 18 year old Jason Lightbourne in the same night are continuing. We would like to assure the public that resources available within the Bermuda Police Service and outside of the Bermuda Police Service are being used in the course of both investigations.


Tue, 2006-08-22

Around 9:20pm on Tuesday, Police received a report of a burglary at Purvis Primary School in Warwick. The complainant stated that sometime between 7:30am on Monday and 6:10pm on Tuesday, an unknown culprit or culprits gained entry into the school.


Mon, 2006-08-21

At 8:55pm on Monday, Police attended a reported robbery on Rose Hill Street in St. George's. On arrival officers spoke with the victim, who is a visitor to the island. She stated that she was walking back to her accommodation with her family after having dinner at an area restaurant when she was approached by two unknown men.


Sun, 2006-08-20

At 6:30pm on Sunday, Police attended a reported burglary at a Point Shares Road, Pembroke residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 3pm and 6:10pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into his home while he was asleep in his bedroom.



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