Daily Reports


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:Monday, January 20,2020
Distribution: All Media

Concern of Potential Imminent Risk to 14 Year Old Destiny Winters [Located]

14 year old Destiny Winters remains unaccounted for after she left her designated Government Care Facility without permission on the evening of Friday, January 10th.

The latest reported sighting of Destiny indicates that she traveled into and out of St. George’s by bus on Sunday, January 19th and was apparently with an older male.

The Bermuda Police Service is also aware of information that suggests that there is potential imminent risk to the 14 year old CedarBridge Academy student based on the association with this male.

As a reminder, Destiny is described as brown complexioned, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing around 130 pounds with her hair now dyed black, short and curly.

She was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, shorts as well as black Nike sneakers.

The teen is known to frequent locations in Pembroke including Fentons Drive, Parsons Road, St. Augustine Hill, Middletown, One Way Deepdale and The Glebe Road.

So far efforts by police officers to locate her have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 14 year old Destiny Winters is asked to immediately call police on 295-0011 or her designated Government Care Facility on 292-3699.

The public is reminded that harbouring a juvenile is an offence punishable under the law.

Update: Wednesday, January 22nd - 14 year old Destiny Winters has been located and returned to the care of the Department of Child and Family Services.

Thank you all for your kind assistance in ensuring her safe return.

Advisory: Counterfeit U.S. $50 Note Tendered at Paget Grocery Store

Residents are advised to be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number ID 33294841A.

One of these counterfeit notes was tendered at the A1 Paget grocery store on Valley Road Saturday evening (January 18th).

The counterfeit cash was identified and retained by the store manager, who reported the incident to police a short time later.

Likewise, employees are reminded that if counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the member of staff receiving the fake money should hold on to it, jot down a description of the individual who tendered it and contact police immediately.

Similarly, members of the public should take a few seconds to examine any money they may receive, especially the larger denominations.

Persons who may have unknowingly received counterfeit currency are encouraged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 at the earliest opportunity to report the matter.

Alternatively, if you are aware of suspicious circumstances regarding suspected counterfeit currency and wish to report it anonymously, please call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.

It should be noted, once again, that it is a criminal offence to pass to another, possess, make or reproduce any counterfeit currency; punishable by up to five years in prison – and those caught committing such offences can expect to be prosecuted.


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