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Dion Hart Released, Murder Charges Dropped

Dion Hart Released, Murder Charges Dropped

[Updated] Dion Hart — had been remanded in custody earlier this week after being charged with the murder of Prince Edness – was today [Dec 19] released from custody, with officials confirming that the case against him was “discontinued” following the ”receipt and review of new evidence in the investigation.” Mr Hart... Read more of this article

28 Yr Old Man Charged With Wounding His Wife

28 Yr Old Man Charged With Wounding His Wife

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], a 28-year-old man was charged with wounding his wife. David Hill had previously appeared in Court yesterday, before Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo where he pleaded guilty to an old charge of speeding. The Magistrate fined him $400. After a short pause, Mr Hill said, “I ain’t gon’ pay it. I’ll... Read more of this article

29 Year Old Woman Remanded Into Custody

29 Year Old Woman Remanded Into Custody

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 19], a 29-year-old woman faced charges of handling $9,387 knowing the funds to be the proceeds of crime. Aided by an interpreter, Ms Eliana Medina — who is a Colombian national who was said to reside in Miami, Florida — was charged with handling $9,387 knowing the funds to be the proceeds of crime... Read more of this article

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], a 41-year-old man pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis which the court heard had a street value of over $20,000. Devonshire resident Ijah Richardson pleaded guilty to possessing 423 grams of cannabis said to have a street value of $21,150, with the Court also hearing he was in possession of scissors,... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Trespass & $41,000 Theft

Woman Charged With Trespass & $41,000 Theft

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], 55-year-old woman denied trespassing and stealing over $40,00 worth of jewellery. Ms Carla Hunte pleaded not guilty to a change that on a date unknown between 23 August and 31 October 2014, she trespassed in a residence and stole jewellery valued at $41,560. She also pleaded not guilty to handling... Read more of this article

Pregnant Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Pregnant Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 18], a 40-year-old woman denied importing cannabis, and was granted $10,000 bail. Ms Valisa Holder, who told the Court she was pregnant and due in March 2015, pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing, with intent to supply, cannabis in St George’s in September 2014. The Prosecutor told the Magistrate... Read more of this article

Two Men Charged With Trespass, Stealing

Two Men Charged With Trespass, Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 18], two men were granted bail after denying charges alleging they trespassed and stole jewellery. Troy Harris, 24, and Marcus Robinson, 18, were both granted $5,000 bail and both were required to wear electronic monitoring devices and abide by a curfew. The pair were given a trial date in April 2015. This... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing Whisky

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing Whisky

In Magistrates Court today [Dec 18], 55-year-old Glen Patrick Richardson pleaded not guilty to stealing whisky from Lindo’s supermarket on October 10, 2014. The item stolen is alleged to have been a litre of Dewar’s While Label Scotch whisky and is said to be valued at $35.20. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for February 2015 and granted... Read more of this article

Police Reiterate Warning: Counterfeit Money

Police Reiterate Warning: Counterfeit Money

The Bermuda Police Service said they continue to “advise businesses and their staff as well as residents to remain vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda currency, particularly forged $50 and $100 notes, currently in circulation. A police spokesperson said, “In a recently reported incident three counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes, all bearing... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Causing Harm While Driving

Man Charged With Causing Harm While Driving

In Magistrate’s Court this morning [Dec 17], James Guishard faced a single indictable charge of causing grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. The charge results from an accident on Harrington Sound Road that took place on October 20, 2014. As the charge can only be dealt with in Supreme Court, Mr. Guishard... Read more of this article


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