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Police Urge Safety Over Cup Match Holiday

Police Urge Safety Over Cup Match Holiday

Bermuda Police are encouraging the public “to be safe and act responsibly” over the Cup Match weekend in order to have a “safe and enjoyable holiday.” Superintendent of Police Sean Field-Lament said, “It is that time of year again when Bermuda celebrates its national heritage with the fine traditions and events surrounding... Read more of this article

Court: 25-Year-Old Man Denies Sending Threat

Court: 25-Year-Old Man Denies Sending Threat

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 25-year-old man denied using telecommunications to send a threatening message to a woman. Mikhail Butterfield pleaded not guilty to a charge that in February 2016, he used telecommunications to send a threatening message to a woman. The charge alleged that Butterfield had sent the message saying :this is Mikhail.... Read more of this article

Two Arrests, Counterfeit Money & Weapon Found

Two Arrests, Counterfeit Money & Weapon Found

Two males have been arrested after police found an “undisclosed amount of counterfeit currency and a prohibited weapon,” and in a separate incident a driver attempting to drive off had her vehicle “drop to one side” as someone had removed the car’s rear tire. Person Removes Tire From Car A police spokesperson said, “At... Read more of this article

Minister Baron: Challenge Is To Break The Cycle

Minister Baron: Challenge Is To Break The Cycle

“The challenge for Bermuda is not to see if we can arrest or incarcerate this problem away, but if we can break the cycle which has led to what we now experience,” Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said. Speaking in the Senate today [July 25], the Minister said, “Before the positive vibe of Cup Match drowns out all other messages,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Goods

Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Goods

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 22], a 21-year-old man was charged with dishonestly receiving some $22,000 worth of goods. Bryce Daniels was not required to plead as his case will go to the Supreme Court for trial. The  charge against Daniels was that in June of this year, in St George’s, he dishonestly received goods, knowing... Read more of this article

Maxanne Anderson Appointed As Magistrate

Maxanne Anderson Appointed As Magistrate

The Governor, Mr George Fergusson, has today [July 18] announced the appointment of Ms Maxanne Anderson [pictured] as a Magistrate. It is anticipated that she will take up the full-time post in the near future. Mr Fergusson said, “I am very pleased to announce Ms Anderson’s appointment, following the recommendation of the Judicial & Legal... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Refusing To Leave & Threat

Court: Man Admits Refusing To Leave & Threat

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 18], a 27-year-old man admitted failing to leave a premise after he had been requested to do so and using threatening words. Alex McDonough pleaded not guilty to assaulting police; but admitted failing to leave a premise after he had been requested to do so, and using threatening words. The Crown offered... Read more of this article

Court: Two Women Charged With Stealing

Court: Two Women Charged With Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [July 15], two women were charged with theft, with both defendants denying the charges. Ms Tosha Simmons, 43, and Ms Britnii Hollis-Butterfield, 25, were charged with theft from the Phoenix Stores. Ms Simmons plead not guilty to stealing over $8,800 from the Phoenix Store. Ms Hollis-Butterfield plead not guilty... Read more of this article

Cycles Stolen From Warwick Academy Camp

Cycles Stolen From Warwick Academy Camp

A monetary award is being offered for any information leading to the recovery of two bicycles stolen from Warwick Academy on Tuesday night [July 12]. The incident has been reported to the police, however the school is hoping that people can also keep an eye out for the cycles. A spokesperson said that they discovered that two people broke into their... Read more of this article

Gunshots In Pembroke, No One Injured

Gunshots In Pembroke, No One Injured

[Updated] At 10.55pm this evening [July 11] the police responded to reports of gunshots in the Rambling Lane/Fentons Drive area of Pembroke, however the police have confirmed that no one has been injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 11.45pm: A police spokesperson said, “At 10:55pm, police received... Read more of this article

Man Admits Stealing Cycle, Liquor & Toothpaste

Man Admits Stealing Cycle, Liquor & Toothpaste

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 11], a 39-year-old man admitted stealing a motorcycle, liquor, and toothpaste. Jamaka Gibbons admitted that in May 2016, he stole liquor from a Paget property. He also admitted that on the same day, in Pembroke, he took a cycle without the owner’s permission. Gibbons admitted also that in April... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Importing Cannabis

Court: Man Charged With Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 11], a 39-year-old resident of Toronto, Canada, was remanded into custody after being charged with importing cannabis into Bermuda. Marcus Snow was remanded into custody after facing two charges that were deemed to be indictable. The charges were that on 8th July 2016 he imported cannabis into Bermuda;... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assault & Resisting Arrest

Court: Man Denies Assault & Resisting Arrest

Appearing in Magistrates Court today  [July 7], Jahmain Coddington pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawfully assaulting a woman and violently resisting arrest on 25th May 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe directed Coddington to return to Court later this month for Mention. Coddington was granted $3,000 bail with one surety and ordered to have no... Read more of this article