09-08-2013, 11:33 AM #1
UK - Bow DJ sectioned after Buckingham breach; queen's coronation jewels targeted
DJ who was 'caught trying to steal priceless coronation jewels' from inside Buckingham Palace is held in mental health clinic. (Daily Mail)
A suspected burglar arrested after being discovered in a royal state room at Buckingham Palace is being held in a mental health unit, it has emerged.
DJ Victor Miller, 37, was found 'in an area currently open to the public during the day' after scaling a 12ft fence to get into the palace.
Miller, from Bow, East London, was arrested for burglary, trespass and criminal damage on Monday and was last night being held in a mental health unit where he will stay for 28 days for assessment.
The DJ is believed to have been targeting priceless Coronation diamonds on display at the Palace.
A second man, 38, was arrested outside the palace for conspiracy to commit burglary following the incident shortly before 10.30pm on Monday. He has since been bailed.
According to reports, police and security rushed to the palace after motion senors were set off.
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09-08-2013, 07:32 PM #2
taser first, ask questions later - never can be too safe
Prince Andrew's rage at bungling Palace police: Duke tore into gun-toting officers who mistook him for an intruder in broad daylight. (Daily Mail)
• Duke of York stood his ground and was said to have ‘made his thoughts plain’ during the highly-charged confrontation
• He tore a strip off gun-wielding officers who mistook him for an intruder during an afternoon stroll in palace gardens
• Royal source says the prince was 'incredibly, incrediby angry' and it was a case of guns being pointed at him
• But Metropolitan Police says no weapons were drawn and no force was used
09-09-2013, 10:49 AM #3
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