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Video: Police Offer Holiday Shopping, Safety Tips

Video: Police Offer Holiday Shopping, Safety Tips

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service held a press conference today [Nov 26] to provide safety and shopping tips for the upcoming holiday season and Black Friday sales. Acting Superintendent Calvin Smith said, “Today we are here to bring your attention to holiday shopping safety tips. As of tomorrow, Thursday November 27th, the Thanksgiving holiday... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Mr Chicken In Heron Bay

Armed Robbery At Mr Chicken In Heron Bay

[Updated with video] Police are on scene this evening [Nov 25], after an armed robbery at Mr Chicken at the Heron Bay Plaza. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that took place at Mr Chicken in the Heron Bay Plaza at 9.50pm on Tuesday evening. “It appears that a lone male entered the... Read more of this article

Police: Fraudulent ‘Computer Assistance’ Calls

Police: Fraudulent ‘Computer Assistance’ Calls

The Bermuda Police Service is reminding members of the public to “remain vigilant” regarding scam phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence. A police spokesperson said, “Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from... Read more of this article

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

Passenger Fined $3,000 After Plane Fracas

22-year-old Mohammed Khelya appeared in Magistrates Court today [Nov 25] where he admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards flight attendants on a Cuba-bound flight yesterday, causing it to be diverted to the island. The Thomas Cook flight, which had left the UK, was diverted to Bermuda at around 2.00pm on Monday, where it was greeted by police... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

Photos & Video: Police Arrest Airline Passenger

[Updated with video. Police said a 25 year old man assaulted flight attendants, was forcibly taken to the rear of the aircraft where he was restrained until the flight landed in Bermuda, after which he was arrested.] A Thomas Cook airline diverted to Bermuda this afternoon [Nov 24] following what we understand to be an issue with a passenger. The... Read more of this article

ConvergEx Group Subsidiary To Pay $26 Million

ConvergEx Group Subsidiary To Pay $26 Million

A brokerage subsidiary of ConvergEx Group LLC was sentenced and ordered to pay a criminal penalty and restitution of $26 million for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to charge clients millions of dollars in unwarranted and hidden fees, a statement from the FBI said. “CGM Limited, a subsidiary... Read more of this article

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Governor George Fergusson announced today [Nov 19] that he had accepted the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee to appoint Sir Scott Baker, currently a Justice in the Bermuda Court of Appeal, as President of the Court, with effect from 1 January. He will succeed Justice Edward Zacca, who will be stepping down on 31 December. Mr... Read more of this article