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Men Charged With Keeping Unlicensed Dogs

Men Charged With Keeping Unlicensed Dogs

In Magistrates Court yesterday [July 23], a 42-year-old man faced multiple charges related to keeping and breeding a pitbull without a licence. Following Yusef Outerbridge’s guilty pleas on two charges, Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined Mr. Outerbridge $500 for each of the two offences. Also appearing in Court, in an unrelated case, was Chuck... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure Of Somerset Police Station

Temporary Closure Of Somerset Police Station

The Bermuda Police Service said they “would like to take this opportunity to inform the public, but more specifically those living in the western end of the island, that the Somerset Police Station will be temporarily closed from Wednesday July 23rd for approximately three weeks in order for a new radio tower to be installed onto the grounds adjoining... Read more of this article

Police Start Inquiry Into BPAC Bank Account

Police Start Inquiry Into BPAC Bank Account

The police have confirmed they have commenced enquiries into the Bermuda Political Action Club [BPAC] account to “determine if any criminal offences have been committed in relation to the financial transactions.” BPAC is the bank account at the center of the “JetGate” affair, with some $350,000 being deposited into the account... Read more of this article

Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

A 36-year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court today [July 22] charged with sexual assault of a person under 16. The  man — who cannot be named for legal reasons but is understood to be a police officer — is accused of, while in a position of trust, having a person under the age of 16 to touch a certain part of his body with her mouth.... Read more of this article

Counterfeit Currency Advisory: $100, $50 Notes

Counterfeit Currency Advisory: $100, $50 Notes

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes bearing serial number 242219 and counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes bearing serial number A30763 currently in circulation. “If counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the person... Read more of this article

24 Yr Old Remanded For Passing Fake $50 Bill

24 Yr Old Remanded For Passing Fake $50 Bill

Loniko Durrant, 24, was remanded into custody after being convicted of passing a fake $50 bill at the Docksiders Pub on Front Street in the early morning hours of 19th July 2014. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate Archie Warner that a Docksider manager had been given the fake bill by a man who wanted to purchase cigarettes. He checked the bill,... Read more of this article

Police Officer Arrested: Alleged Sexual Offences

Police Officer Arrested: Alleged Sexual Offences

A 36-year-old male police officer has been “suspended from duty following his arrest in connection to allegations of committing sexual offences,” Detective Superintendent of Police James Howard has confirmed. “Because of the nature of the offences and the fact that there is an active investigation underway no further comment will be... Read more of this article

53 Year Old Charged With Exploiting A Senior

53 Year Old Charged With Exploiting A Senior

Appearing in Magistrates Court on Friday, Ms Kim Miller, 53, pleaded not guilty to stealing a bank debit card and $1,000 belonging to a senior citizen; and to abusing a senior by financial exploitation. The charges relate to actions alleged to have occurred in December 2010. Through Duty Counsel, Ms Miller represented to Senior Magistrate Archie Warner... Read more of this article

Charges Alleging Threatening Words Dropped

Charges Alleging Threatening Words Dropped

In Magistrates Court today [July 17], a man accused of using threatening words on May 19, 2014 walked free after the Crown Prosecutor dropped the charge and Senior Magistrate Archie Warner dismissed the case. Explaining the Crown’s action, the Prosecutor told the Magistrate that on May 19, 2014, under the tree outside Belvin’s on Happy Valley... Read more of this article

Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Pig farmer Daniel Heaven, 37, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [July 16] to three charges involving pigs being kept on his farm in Paget. Mr Heaven pleaded guilty to keeping two or more pigs without the Public Health licence that is required; keeping pigs and causing a nuisance; and being the author of a nuisance by failing to comply... Read more of this article


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