Today (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.
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.
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