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Court: Rocha Found Guilty Of Child Porn Charges

Court: Rocha Found Guilty Of Child Porn Charges

Daniel Rocha has been found guilty of accessing child pornography, and has been remanded into custody pending his sentencing at a later date. During the trial the prosecution had said that 1,230 pictures and videos were accessed between April 2010 and March 2015. Screenshot from tonight’s ZBM news:The 30-year-old Devonshire man was found guilty... Read more of this article

Court: Trial Continues For Child Porn Charges

Court: Trial Continues For Child Porn Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Devonshire man said with a “clear conscience” that he did not access child pornography which was found on laptop under his bed. The Devonshire man is accused of seven counts of accessing child pornography images and videos. The prosecution claims that 1,230 pictures and videos were accessed. The 30-year old man has denied... Read more of this article

Video: Police On Attempted Robbery In Warwick

Video: Police On Attempted Robbery In Warwick

Police responded to an attempted robbery this afternoon [March 13] at Bo’s Lawn and Gardening on Middle Road in Warwick, with the police confirming that the business owner “wrestled the man to the ground” before the suspect eventually escaped. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 2.00pm today, police responded to a report of... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Czech Republic national Josef Vlcek has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for importing over $9.5 million worth of heroin. Vlcek was previously found guilty by a jury of importing the heroin, which the court heard marked the largest volume of heroin ever imported into Bermuda for which there has been a trial, according to ZBM news. Prosecutors had... Read more of this article

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Devonshire man accused of accused seven counts of accessing child pornography images and videos saw his trial begin in front of an eight-woman, four-man jury. The prosecution claims that over 1,200 pictures and videos were accessed by the man. The 30-year old defendant has denied all the charges. The man allegedly accessed... Read more of this article

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 27-year-old man denied a count of sexual assault that allegedly occurred last month. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on February 14, 2019 in Southampton, and he is also charged with sexually assaulting the same woman on another date. The 27-year-old also... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into Armed Robbery

Investigation Continues Into Armed Robbery

The investigation continues regarding a reported armed robbery at the Ord Road Mini Market in Paget and police said they are “following very specific lines of inquiry.”A police spokesperson said, “The investigation continues regarding a reported armed robbery at the Ord Road Mini Market in Paget and police are following very specific... Read more of this article

Nine People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Nine People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Nine people were arrested for impaired driving from Friday night [March 8] until Sunday night [March 10]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of nine motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from Friday night [March 8th] until Sunday night [March 10th]. “While... Read more of this article

Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

A robbery took place at a business on Ord Road in Paget this morning [March 9] with a male brandishing a “bladed article” and demanding money, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of a robbery that took place on Ord Road in Paget. “Details are still emerging but it appears that... Read more of this article

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

[Written by Don Burgess] Jurors saw a police video interview of a Czech Republic national accused of trying to smuggle over $8 million worth of heroin into Bermuda. The amount is believed to be the largest heroin seizure in Bermuda history. Josef Vleck was allegedly caught at the LF Wade International Airport on September 23, 2017. His trial has been... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton Parish man denied multiple drug charges in the Supreme Court. Adam King, 39, pleads not guilty to charges of having a controlled drug with intent to supply and one charge of having drug equipment, which was alleged to be a digital scale. Mr King denied having cocaine, diamorphine, cannabis, and cannabis resin. His... Read more of this article

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 37-year-old man denied a charge of serious sexual assault. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, also pleaded not guilty to trespassing. The offences are alleged to have occurred on September 6, 2018. His trial is scheduled for June 10, 2019. Related StoriesCourt: Minors Sentenced To... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A St George’s man pleaded guilty to multiple drugs offences in the Supreme Court. Marvin Woolridge, 55, admitted to importing cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin, and also admitted to possessing those three drugs with an intent to supply on February 4, 2018. Social inquiry and other reports were ordered before he is brought... Read more of this article