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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer robbed with machete… Masked intruder broke into Nevis vacation home…


WASHINGTON –  A Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by a machete-wielding intruder at his vacation home in the West Indies.

Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Breyer, wife Joanna and guests were confronted by the robber around 9 p.m. EST Thursday in the home Breyer owns on the Caribbean island of Nevis. Arberg said the intruder took about $1,000 in cash and no one was hurt.

She said the robbery was reported to local authorities, but she did not know if an arrest has been made. – foxnews

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Feb. 11 — An agent with U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is presently in Nevis in relation to the armed robbery of a Judge of the United States highest court.

Police confirmed that on Thursday (Feb. 9) night sometime after 10, a masked intruder wielding a machete robbed a sitting U.S. Supreme Court Justice at his Golden Rock vacation home.

According to information reaching this media house, the robber stole a total of about US$1200 and fled the scene without further confrontation.

The Judge, The Observer was told, is a regular vacationer to the island and was traveling with his wife and several friends on this sojourn.

The Observer understands that the U.S. Federal Agent arrived in Nevis on Friday, however it was not confirmed if he is observing the local law enforcement’s handling of the case or working in conjunction with Nevis police.

Information reaching this publication is that Nevis police had been notified of the Judge’s presence on the island, as was the custom, however it is unclear if any police officers were assigned as a shadow detail.

The Observer spoke with Assistant Commissioner of Police Robert Liburd who said police are “vigorously” investigating the matter. He informed that no suspects were in custody as of Saturday morning (Feb. 11).  – Observer