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White Kia Sportage Vehicle Reported Stolen

White Kia Sportage Vehicle Reported Stolen

[Updated] The police are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a white Kia Sportage — license plate 16306 — which was reported stolen from outside a Hilltop Drive, Hamilton parish residence. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a white Kia Sportage... Read more of this article

Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

[Written by Don Burgess] A thief in the night stole about a dozen English Budgies from MP Jeff Sousa’s aviary at his business. Some time after the close of the Garden Center business in Warwick on Thursday evening and before it opened on Friday morning, the English Budgies went missing. Mr. Sousa said: “I thought it would be a nice idea to have... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Wok Express On North Street

Armed Robbery At Wok Express On North Street

At around 10pm last night, police responded to an armed robbery at Wok Express at the junction of North Street and Union Street, in which a male “brandishing what is believed to be a firearm gained entry into the premises, demanded money and left with a quantity of cash.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10pm on Sunday, September... Read more of this article

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison after admitting importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis. Damion Smith asked if he could change his earlier plea of not guilty, which Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe allowed. Smith then plead guilty to importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis through the airport on... Read more of this article

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

Saying that Bermuda has “already seen a number of local businesses having encountered the ‘Business Email Compromise’ scam, some of whom have experienced substantial financial loss,” the police have warned businesses of a scam which targets employees who perform regular wire transfers. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

4 Males Remain In Custody Following Burglary

4 Males Remain In Custody Following Burglary

The four males arrested in connection with a burglary yesterday – who range in age from 21 to 25-years-old — remain in police custody today [Sept 22], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation continues into a burglary that occurred at a Valley Road, Paget residence around 10:30am Wednesday. “The... Read more of this article

Arrest Made In Connection With Armed Robbery

Arrest Made In Connection With Armed Robbery

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery at the Soares store in Spanish Point, the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson said, “An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the reported armed robbery of M. Soares and Son on Spanish Point Road in Pembroke around 3pm Tuesday, September 20th. “The... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 22], a 43-year-old woman denied stealing over $18,000 from the PW Group of Companies Ms Keva Giles pleaded not guilty to stealing $18,691 from the PW Group of Companies between a date or dates unknown in March 2016 and June 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for February 2017 and granted bail at... Read more of this article

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 30-year-old convicted sex offender — who is presently incarcerated — was sentenced to nine months in prison after being convicted of stabbing another prisoner in the eye with a pen. Merrick Seaman had admitted stabbing the man during an altercation in July 2015 that was caused by a disagreement... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 33-year-old man admitted shoplifting, with the Court hearing he had an aluminum foil lined bag that was designed to try and conceal goods and avoid detection by security systems. Romanian national Paul Vasiliniuc pleaded guilty to shoplifting and possessing a bag that was specially prepared to conceal... Read more of this article

Four Men Arrested In Connection With Burglary

Four Men Arrested In Connection With Burglary

Police responded to a burglary in progress on Valley Road in Paget this morning [Sept 21], arresting four men in connection with the incident, which saw the occupant assaulted by the suspects.A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 10:30am today [Wednesday, September 21st] police responded to a burglary in progress on Valley Road in Paget... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Soares In Spanish Point

Armed Robbery At Soares In Spanish Point

[Updated] The police are on scene at the Soares store in Spanish Point this afternoon [Sept 20] after what unofficial reports suggest may have been an armed robbery. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 3.39pm: A police spokesperson said, “At a few minutes before 3pm today, police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 36-year-old man denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,  as well as a digital scale and a grinder. Sean Fubler pleaded not guilty to the charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act with all stemming from a police intervention in December 2015. Fubler denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,... Read more of this article