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Five Chain Snatching Incidents In Two Weeks

Five Chain Snatching Incidents In Two Weeks

Over the past two weeks, there have been at least five reported chain snatching incidents, taking place in Southampton, Pembroke, Devonshire and Paget, with some of the incidents resulting in the thieves stealing the chains, while in other incidents the would-be victim managed to prevent the theft. The descriptions of the suspects in the various incidents... Read more of this article

Man Brandishing Knife Enters Shop, Steals Chain

Man Brandishing Knife Enters Shop, Steals Chain

A suspect entered Oleander Cycles in Southampton this afternoon [Aug 16] where “they brandished a knife and scuffle ensued,” with the suspect stealing a chain from the victim before fleeing on a waiting motorcycle. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place at 2:10pm today at Oleander Cycles... Read more of this article

Attempted Handbag & Chain Snatching Incidents

Attempted Handbag & Chain Snatching Incidents

There was an attempted chain snatching in Pembroke this morning [Aug 16] as well as as attempted handbag snatching in Warwick, however in both cases the would-be victims managed to successfully fend of the thieves. Attempted Chain Snatching A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:45am today, police received a report of an attempted robbery... Read more of this article

Digicel Staff Member Being Investigated By Police

Digicel Staff Member Being Investigated By Police

An incident allegedly involving a Digicel staff member is “currently being investigated by the police” and the staff member is “away from the office until such time as the investigation has been concluded,” Digicel has confirmed, adding that they are “assisting the police” and take any allegations of wrongdoing “extremely... Read more of this article

Minister: Cup Match Holiday Policing Update

Minister: Cup Match Holiday Policing Update

Over the Cup Match weekend there were a total of 48 arrests, with 41 males and 7 females arrested on a variety of charges including driving under the influence, affray, assault, breach of bail conditions, being drunk and incapable, counterfeit currency, drug possession, theft, threatening words, breach of the peace, and warrants. This is according to... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Another Chain Snatching

Police Investigating Another Chain Snatching

Police are investigating another chain snatching which took place on Thursday [Aug 9] in Devonshire, with the police noting there have been “multiple incidents of chain snatching reported to police this week, and we believe that they are being committed by the same individuals.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating another... Read more of this article

Police Recover 2 Guns, Investigation Underway

Police Recover 2 Guns, Investigation Underway

Thanks to assistance from the public, police have recovered two handguns this week, the first on Tuesday [Aug 7] in the St. David’s area and the second on Wednesday [Aug 8] in the waters off of South Shore. Assistant Commissioner of Police Martin Weekes said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] have recovered two handguns this week both thanks to... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Chain Snatching Incidents

Police Investigating Chain Snatching Incidents

Police are currently investigating two incidents of chain snatching, which took place on South Road yesterday [Aug 7], in a short space of time. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:00am the male victim was travelling east along South Road, Paget near Stovell Lane, when two men on a motorcycle road alongside victim, grabbing ahold of the chain around... Read more of this article

Three People Injured, Two Marine Vessels Seized

Three People Injured, Two Marine Vessels Seized

[Updated] Three people were injured in a disturbance that occurred in the area of Paradise Lakes last night [Aug 5] according to police, and two marine vessels have been seized by police A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 8pm on Sunday 5th August, Marine Police responded to a report of a disturbance on the water in the area Paradise Lakes. “Initial... Read more of this article

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police have reported that there were no major incidents over the Cup Match period noting that there have been nine collisions, four of which resulted in injury, eighteen arrests for different offences and one high speed chase. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “As of 9:00 am on Saturday, August 4, 2018, the Bermuda Police Service can report... Read more of this article

Taylor Grier ‘Was An Entertainer, Loved Dancing’

Taylor Grier ‘Was An Entertainer, Loved Dancing’

[Written by Don Burgess] Childhood friend Rockal Evans said Taylor Grier was an entertainer at heart who loved dancing. Last Friday, two men on a motorcycle fired multiple gunshots in the area of Court and Elliot Street, resulting in the death of 30-year-old Mr Grier, while a 55-year-old man was injured. Mr Evans said the two of them went to the same... Read more of this article

Video: Press Conference On Fatal Shooting

Video: Press Conference On Fatal Shooting

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is holding a press conference this morning [July 30] on the fatal shooting, which resulted in the death of 30-year-old Taylor Grier. At around 10.00pm on Friday, two men on a motorcycle fired multiple gunshots in the area of Court and Elliot Street, resulting in the death of Mr Grier, while a 55-year-old man was... Read more of this article

‘Devastated, Saddened By Senseless Murder’

‘Devastated, Saddened By Senseless Murder’

“We were stunned, devastated and saddened to learn of another senseless murder,” Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said. “I knew Taylor as a constituent and friend whom I enjoyed conversing with about our beloved home. He was always keen to discuss opportunities and issues facing Bermuda. Just last week we continued... Read more of this article