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Handbag Snatch

Tue, 2006-01-03

At 9:35am on Tuesday, Police attended a reported handbag snatch on Mangrove Bay Road in Sandy's parish, near the junction with Cambridge Road. On arrival officers spoke with the victims, a 67 year old woman and her 67 year old husband, who are American visitors to the island.

Injury RTC

Mon, 2006-01-02

At 2:50pm on Monday, Police attended a reported road traffic collision resulting in injury involving a truck and a pedestrian on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Deepdale Road West. It appears that the truck was traveling west on Parsons Road approaching a stationary car in the same lane with a child standing nearby.

High Speed Chase

Sun, 2006-01-01

Around 11:20am on Sunday, officers were stationary in a Police vehicle at Barnes Corner in Southampton when they observed a motorcycle make a sudden turn on to South Road. The officers followed the motorcycle and activated the Police vehicle's emergency equipment (lights & siren), but the motorcycle refused to stop.

Impaired Driving

Thu, 2005-12-29

At 3:10 this morning, Police were on mobile patrol in a marked Police car on Cahow Way in St. George's when they observed a man riding a motorcycle in an erratic manner. The rider of the motorcycle, a 26 year old Sandy's parish man, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. Inquiries into this incident are underway.

Advisory

Breaking & Entering

Wed, 2005-12-28

At 8am on Wednesday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at St. Paul's Church in Paget. On arrival officers spoke with the caretaker of the premises who stated that sometime between 1pm Saturday, December 24 and 7:15am Wednesday, December 28, 2005 an unknown culprit gained entry into a storeroom.

High Speed Chase

Tue, 2005-12-27

Around 3:20 this morning, Police on Middle Road in Southampton (near Port Royal) observed a green car traveling east at a high speed. Another Police unit pursued the vehicle with its emergency lights and siren activated, but the car refused to stop. During the pursuit the offending vehicle drove with its lights off and reached speeds of 100 km/h.

Sudden Death

Mon, 2005-12-26

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 54 year old Wallace Steede of St. George's. Mr. Steede was found inside his Governors Alley, St. George's residence by a family member around 3:30am Friday in an unresponsive state. He was pronounced dead at the scene by an on call physician at 6:05am.

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