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Police: Attempted Robbery At Hamilton Eatery

Police: Attempted Robbery At Hamilton Eatery

Police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Four Star Pizza on Angle Street tonight [June 30] but the suspect escaped without taking anything and no one was injured in the incident. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 10.20pm Police responded to report of an attempted robbery that took place at Four Star Pizza on Angle Street. “Upon... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 30], a 50-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge that in March 2015 he sexually assaulted a girl, with the Court hearing that he allegedly got the girl pregnant. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for September and granted bail at $5,000 with one surety. The Magistrate also ordered that the man must... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Sentenced To One Year in Jail

Court: Woman Sentenced To One Year in Jail

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 30], a 42-year-old woman was sentenced to one year in prison for stealing jewellery from residences. Ms Kylah Stowe was sentenced to a year in prison for burglary and and three months in prison for stealing jewellery from the residences; with the two prison sentences set to run concurrently. The Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man who was jointly charged with his brother, saying “clearly he put brotherly love and family solidarity ahead of self-preservation” and “the defence he elected to advance was fairly put to the jury by the trial judge.” In October 2015, Javon Weeks was sentenced to four years... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘If You Know Something, Say Something’

Premier: ‘If You Know Something, Say Something’

With the most recent murder marking the 29th shooting death since 2009, the police have said that tackling criminal gangs is their number one priority, while Premier Michael Dunkley said “we have to support the police” and “if you know something, say something.” Speaking at a recent press conference, Assistant Commissioner of... Read more of this article

Woman Guilty Of Theft Sentenced To Four Years

Woman Guilty Of Theft Sentenced To Four Years

Appearing in Court today [June 28], Ms Devore Brangman, now 55, was sentenced to four years in prison after admitting her guilt and being convicted in Supreme Court. Ms Brangman had originally been charged with stealing $434,000 worth of credit balances and transferring these balances to her personal account while she was employed as the accounts manager... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Robbing Vera P Card

Court: Man Charged With Robbing Vera P Card

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [June 27], a 20-year-old man was charged in connection with the robbery of the Vera P. Card store on Water Street in St. George’s last week. Kenneth Wade was charged with stealing $585 in cash as well as jewelry, and having an imitation firearm. The Court heard that the defendant was apprehended in vicinity... Read more of this article

Court: Prisoner Pleads Guilty To Wounding

Court: Prisoner Pleads Guilty To Wounding

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 23], a 30-year-old convicted sex offender pleaded guilty to using a pen to stab another prisoner in the eye. Merrick Seaman pleaded guilty to being in an Increased Penalty Zone – namely Westgate Correctional Facility – and unlawfully wounding a fellow prison inmate. The Chief Magistrate was told that on... Read more of this article

Appeals Court Increase Bulgarians’ Sentences

Appeals Court Increase Bulgarians’ Sentences

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the four month sentences handed down to two Bulgarian nationals was “manifestly inadequate” and has replaced the sentences of four months imprisonment in each case with one of two years imprisonment concurrent on all the offenses.Chavdar Bachev and Georgi Todorov were sentenced in April of this year after pleading... Read more of this article

“Commitment To Bringing Offenders To Justice”

“Commitment To Bringing Offenders To Justice”

After several days of serious incidents, the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said, “The men and women of the Bermuda Police Service have provided highly professional service to this community and I want to recognize that in the midst of these recent events. “Strong responses to incidents where the loss of life has occurred have been... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

[Updated] Two men — 26 and 31 years old — have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Fiqre Crockwell, the police confirmed today. Mr Crockwell, a well known cricketer, was shot dead earlier this week on Woodlands Road in Pembroke, and the police held a press conference today to provide an update on the investigation.The... Read more of this article

Three Suspects Rob Vera P. Card In St George’s

Three Suspects Rob Vera P. Card In St George’s

At around 11:30am today [June 22] there was a robbery at Vera P. Card on Water Street in St. George’s, with three suspects ‎entering the store and smashing a display case with blunt objects, before “making off on foot with a quantity of jewelry.” Police are conducting searches in the surrounding area for the offenders and so far... Read more of this article