Two Men Arrested For Breaching Regulations

April 7, 2020 | 3 Comments

Two people were arrested for breaching the Shelter in Place Regulations, including one man who was stopped three times in two days.

A police spokesperson said, “At around 4:14 am today, Tuesday 07-Apr-2020, police were conducting traffic stops along North Shore Road at the junction with Radnor Road, Hamilton Parish.

“The officers stopped a car driven by a male who had been stopped three times in two days. It was discovered that he did not have a curfew exemption and was arrested for being in breach of Shelter in Place Regulations and transported to the Hamilton Police Station where he was processed and detained.

“Shortly after 3:30 pm yesterday Monday 06-Apr-2020, police officers were performing vehicle checks on the junction of North Shore Road and Middle Road in Flatts, when they stopped a vehicle and spoke to the male driver who indicated he was his way to deliver an item to his girlfriend’s house.

“He too was arrested for Breach of Shelter in Place Regulations. He was taken to HPS where he was processed and detained.

“Members of the public are reminded that in order to obtain exemption permission, they are to submit their application to https://forms.gov.bm/covid-19/shelter.”

The Premier has repeatedly stressed that everyone must stay home to prevent the spread of Covid-19, saying that “Shelter in Place is a sacrifice. A sacrifice that, in the long run, will benefit our country and will save lives.”

He noted that yesterday two people appeared in Court, adding that, “The simple message here, for those who choose to ignore the Shelter in Place order, we will prosecute.”

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  1. Strike 3 says:

    3 times? Lick his sorry excuse for a life up!!!

  2. Dunn juice says:

    If it wasn’t important, lock them up for duration of the curfew.

    • Southampton says:

      I agree with Dunn juice. Lock them up with a heavy fine.
      Do not let them get off with a warning.
      They have no consideration for others.

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