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Impaired Driving/Damage Only RTC

Sun, 2006-02-26

Around 7:15pm on Sunday, Police attended a reported single vehicle damage only road traffic collision on Crow Lane in Pembroke, near the East Broadway Shell Service Station. It appears that around 7pm a silver Renault was traveling east on Crow Lane when the driver, a 47 year old Southampton man, lost control and collided with a utility pole.


Sat, 2006-02-25

At 3:35pm on Saturday, Police attended a reported theft from an unattended vehicle parked outside Standard Hardware on Bakery Lane in Pembroke. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 3:15pm and 3:25pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into the van while he was inside the store. The culprit stole a green & black Makita jack hammer.

Fatal RTC

Fri, 2006-02-24

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 77 year old Peter Richold of Warwick. Mr. Richold was driving his car east on South Road in Southampton when he lost control and collided with a bus traveling in the opposite direction around 10:40am Friday. He was taken to KEMH via ambulance and subsequently pronounced dead a short time later.

Fatal RTC

Thu, 2006-02-23

At 10:40 this morning, Police received a report of a serious road traffic collision on South Road in Southampton near the junction with Fairmont Drive involving a car and a bus. It appears that the bus was traveling west on South Road and the car was traveling in the opposite direction when the car apparently crossed into the westbound lane, colliding with the bus.

Traffic Advisories

Thu, 2006-02-23

The Minister of Works and Engineering and Housing wishes to inform motorists of the temporary closure of the lane heading out of the City of Hamilton on Spurling Hill, Pembroke on Sunday, February 26, 2006 between 7am and 6pm. The closure is necessary in order to facilitate the resurfacing of Crow Lane.

Removed Vehicle

Wed, 2006-02-22

Around 8:35pm on Wednesday, Police received a report of a removed vehicle. The owner stated that sometime between 5:25pm and 7:30pm that day, an unknown culprit removed his blue Suzuki Vitara with a white roof, license #30418, which was parked outside a Strawberry Hill Drive, Paget residence. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Breaking & Entering

Investment Scam

Wed, 2006-02-22

The Bermuda Police Service Fraud Unit is aware of a new investment scam that is currently in circulation around the island. The letter, which appears to be from a European country, encourages the recipient to invest in teak plantations through the 'Prime Forestry Group' of Switzerland.



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