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Press Conference - Third Quarter (2005) Crime Statistics The Commissioner of Police 1 November 2005

Mon, 2005-10-31

The following represents the comments of the Commissioner of Police for use at the regular Quarterly Crime Statistics Release Press Conference of the Bermuda Police Service.

Summary:

  • Crimes of violence = 70
  • Crimes of stealing = 73
  • Breaking & Entering = 287
  • Removals = 275

Total for the Quarter = 705

Third Quarter Comparison:

Disturbance

Sun, 2005-10-30

At 10:45pm on Sunday, Police attended Captain's Lounge on Reid Street in the City of Hamilton following a reported disturbance. On arrival officers observed a crowd of approximately 20 people gathered outside the premises. Seven men were arrested in the area (ranging in age from 19 - 26 years old) for various offences including outstanding warrants and offensive words.

Injury RTC

Sat, 2005-10-29

At 11:45pm on Friday, Police attended a reported single vehicle road traffic collision resulting in injury on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Garthowen Road. It appears that a motorcycle was traveling east on Middle Road when the rider lost control, colliding with the sidewalk. As a result, the motorcycle received front end damage.

Injury RTC

Thu, 2005-10-27

At 3:35 this morning, Police were on mobile patrol traveling east on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Radnor Road when they observed a white car traveling in the opposite direction at a high rate of speed. After passing the Police vehicle it appears the driver of the car lost control, causing the vehicle to cross the road and end up overboard.

Swimmer in Difficulty

Thu, 2005-10-27

Around 10:20am on Tuesday, Police attended a report of a swimmer in difficulty at Horseshoe Bay beach on South Road in Southampton. It appears that around 10:10am the victim's wife and sister were swimming at Horseshoe Bay when they experienced some difficulty with the rip tide.

Injury RTC

Wed, 2005-10-26

Around 8:40pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported road traffic collision resulting in injury at the junction of Heathcote Hill and Sound View Road in Sandy's parish involving a car and a motorcycle.

Robbery

Wed, 2005-10-26

At 4:05pm on Monday, Police received a report of a robbery on South Road in Southampton. Shortly after receiving the report officers spoke with the victim, an 80 year old male visitor to the island, who stated that around 1pm he left Henry VIII Restaurant & Bar after purchasing items there and began walking back along South Road to his Garden Path, Southampton residence.

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