Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Counts Of Burglary

October 15, 2022

34-year-old Melvin Holdipp pleaded guilty to 10 counts of burglary and 4 counts of theft and was remanded into custody.

A police spokesperson said, “Between the 30th of August 2022 and the 11th of October 2022, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] investigated the reported burglaries of several local businesses, namely:

  • Price Rite in Warwick
  • Robin Hood Pub & Restaurant in Pembroke
  • Ocean View Golf Club in Devonshire
  • North Village Community Club in Pembroke, and
  • A-1 MarketPlace Supermarket in Smith’s parish.

“An individual was captured on CCTV either entering the premises during daylight hours and or during the hours of darkness, stealing a quantity of alcoholic beverages, hardware tools and a cooler.

“As a result of the investigation, this male intruder was apprehended by police, whilst trying to commit another act of a similar nature.

“On Friday, 14th October 2022, the BPS can confirm that 34-year-old Melvin Holdipp appeared in Magistrates’ Court and pled guilty to 10 counts of burglary and 4 counts of theft, totalling over $5,000 worth of goods – in addition to $1,500 worth of property damage. He was then remanded into custody, pending sentencing.

“The Bermuda Police Service wish to thank members of the public for their assistance in these matters.”

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