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Court: Girl Tells Murder Trial She ‘Froze In Shock’

Court: Girl Tells Murder Trial She ‘Froze In Shock’

A 16-year-old girl has claimed she ’froze in shock’ after she saw four people running after Lyrico Steede on the night he was fatally wounded in England, according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post. She is one of five teenagers charged in connection with the murder of the 17-year-old Bermudian, who died after suffering multiple... Read more of this article

Police: Ten People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Police: Ten People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Ten people were arrested for impaired driving from Thursday night [Nov 8] until early Sunday morning [Nov 11], eight at road sobriety checkpoints and two following separate crashes. A police spokesperson said, “A total of 10 motorists were arrested for impaired driving from Thursday night [November 8th] until early Sunday morning [November 11th] –... Read more of this article

Court: Gordon To Stand Trial On Threat Charges

Court: Gordon To Stand Trial On Threat Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A man who pleaded not guilty to threatening to kill Premier David Burt has had a trial date set for next year. In August, Jared Gordon denied demanding money from the Premier and also denied threatening the Premier. At that Court hearing, it was alleged that Mr Gordon sent messages to the Premier demanding money and other items. He ... Read more of this article

Disturbance In Devonshire, Incident On Causeway

Disturbance In Devonshire, Incident On Causeway

A “disturbance” took place on North Shore Road in Devonshire at around 1:45am this morning, and a separate incident on the Causeway on Sunday evening apparently involved a motorcycle collision and a fight, with police appealing for information about both incidents. Reported Disturbance on North Shore Road in Devonshire A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Court: Visiting Rugby Player Fined $800 For DUI

Court: Visiting Rugby Player Fined $800 For DUI

[Written by Don Burgess] A visiting rugby player was fined after being caught driving while impaired during a road sobriety checkpoint on Montpelier Road on Thursday evening. Derek Townsend, 33, from Vancouver, British Columbia, was charged in Magistrates Court with driving a rental scooter while his ability to do so was impaired by alcohol. He was... Read more of this article

Six Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

Six Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night [Nov 8] until early Friday morning [Nov 9] ended with three impaired drivers arrested. A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints conducted by the Roads Policing Unit from Thursday night until early Friday morning ended with three impaired drivers... Read more of this article

Report: Jamaica Court Issues Arrest Warrant

Report: Jamaica Court Issues Arrest Warrant

A court in Jamaica has reportedly issued an arrest warrant for a 31-year-0ld Bermudian who failed to appear in court on drug charges, according to a story in the Jamaica Gleaner. The story said, “The St James Parish Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a Bermudian national who should have appeared in court on cocaine charges on Thursday but... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Causing Harm

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Causing Harm

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton Parish man pleaded not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm by driving without due care and attention. Barry Richards, 50, denied causing harm to another person on September 19, 2017, on North Shore Road by driving a vehicle without due care and attention. He was released on $5,000 bail, and his next court appearance... Read more of this article

Zandrae Smith Found Guilty Of Murder In UK

Zandrae Smith Found Guilty Of Murder In UK

Bermudian Zandrae Smith has been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 22 years, after being convicted of the murder of Tommy Ferris in the United Kingdom. This is according to a report in the Andover Advertiser, which said: “Zandrae Smith was sentenced after he stabbed Tommy Ferris four times in an alleyway off Smannell Road, in Andover,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Murder Of Marcus Gibbings

Court: Man Denies Murder Of Marcus Gibbings

[Written by Don Burgess] Cleveland Rogers denied a murder charge in Supreme Court today [Nov 1]. The defendant pleaded not guilty of the premeditated murder of Marcus Gibbings on or about October 25, 2006. Mr Gibbings, who was from Trinidad, was found stabbed to death in an apartment in Devonshire. His next court appearance is set for November 14. Related... Read more of this article

Court: Minors Pleads Guilty To Sex Offences

Court: Minors Pleads Guilty To Sex Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A 43-year-old man pleaded guilty to three sex offences involving a minor and will await sentencing in the new year after several reports have been conducted. David Minors, from Sandys Parish, admitted to three of six charges involving a minor under the age of 16. Mr Minors –  the former Government road safety officer... Read more of this article

Inquiries Underway After Man Found Injured

Inquiries Underway After Man Found Injured

Police inquiries are underway regarding “an incident that apparently occurred” in the Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton parish area early this morning, [Nov 1], with a 29-year-old man found injured at that location. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are underway regarding an incident that apparently occurred in the Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton... Read more of this article

Men Arrested In Connection With Drug Incident

Men Arrested In Connection With Drug Incident

Three men have been arrested in connection with drug related incident that took place on Tuesday [Oct 30]. A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating a drug related incident that took place on Tuesday [October 30th]. Three men have been arrested in connection with this matter and inquiries continue.” Related StoriesWoman... Read more of this article