Detectives Investigating Eleven Burglaries

May 19, 2023

Police detectives are “actively investigating 11 reported burglaries and two attempted burglaries at separate service stations, grocery, electronic & jewellery business establishments in various locations across the island.”

A police spokesperson said, “Many of these reported incidents have occurred within the pre-dawn hours, between the hours of 3am and 5:30am, at the following locations:-

  • P-Tech, Reid Street, City of Hamilton [12th April]
  • RUBiS Terceira’s, North Shore Road, Smith’s parish [22nd April]
  • Crawl Hill Esso Tiger Market, Hamilton parish [23rd April]
  • Collector’s Hill Esso Tiger Market, Devonshire [25th April]
  • Sunglass & Watch Shop, Reid Street, City of Hamilton [26th April]
  • RUBiS Causeway [Blue Hole Hill], Hamilton parish [26th April]
  • Warwick Esso Tiger Market, Middle Road, Warwick [27th April]
  • Audio Visual Ltd, Mangrove Bay Road, Sandys [10th May]
  • Red Laser Electronics, Bakery Lane, Pembroke [14th May – attempted burglary]
  • Empire Grocery, North Shore Road, Devonshire [14th May]
  • Art Mel’s Restaurant, St. Monica’s Road, Pembroke [14th May]
  • Astwood Dickinson, Front Street, City of Hamilton [between.15th & 16th May – attempted burglary]
  • RUBiS Warwick Service Station, South Road, Warwick [16th May]

“A quantity of Apple products [including Apple TVs, watches, iPhones, AirPods, iPads], JBL earbuds, other electronic devices, cigarettes, jewellery, and cash has been stolen.

“Those responsible on the varying occasions involved 2-3 persons described as all wearing dark coloured clothing, dark coloured helmets & visors, ranging between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall, riding dark coloured motorcycles. They are seen on CCTV to be in possession of tools to break the glass to gain entry into these premises.

“Firstly, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is reminding all businesses & homeowners to ensure their alarm systems and security cameras are in working order and to report suspicious persons or activities in your neighbourhood, service station area, or commercial area by dialing 911 or 211 as soon as possible. We also want to remind businesses to not leave large amounts of cash on the property.

“More importantly, the BPS is seeking the assistance of the public who may have any information about these incidents, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to please be encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Department on 247-1744, e-mail, tell a police officer you may know or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers confidential hotline 800-8477 [TIPS]. You may also visit the website

“We would also like to remind the public that, it is an offence to receive/handle goods that are suspected to be stolen and if you suspect that you have purchased stolen property, please contact the BPS via the information above.”

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  1. Joe Bloggs says:

    Why is this reported as if there is some surprise here?

    Once the police stopped enforcing the “rules” of road a lack of respect for the property of others was bound to follow.

  2. That sounds about right , like Laural and Hardy in “Utopia”.
    Or the original “Lord of the flies “.