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BPS: Man With “Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound”

BPS: Man With “Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound”

[Updated] Police now confirm that “Details emerging suggest the 23 year old Pembroke man suffered from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police recovered what appears to be a firearm and an investigation into the matter is now underway.”Police are investigating a shooting incident after a “male attended King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Denies Wounding Charge

Court: 50-Year-Old Denies Wounding Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 50-year-old man denied wounding another man. Keith Bean pleaded not guilty to unlawfully wounding another man in August this year. The incident is alleged to have occurred in Sandys Parish. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Mention for September, granted bail at $3,000, and ordered that Mr Bean must have no contact with... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man denied threatening and assaulting another man. Blair Showers denied that in July this year, he had uttered threatening words to another man. Showers also denied that on the same day he had unlawfully assaulted the man. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Mention for September at which time a trial date will... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Causing GBH By Driving

Court: Man Denies Causing GBH By Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 44-year-old man denied caused grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. Cornell Lindo pleaded not guilty to the charge that in February 2016, on North Shore Road, he had caused grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. Magistrate Khamisi... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Taking Items Into Prison

Court: Man Denies Taking Items Into Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 27-year-old man denied attempting to convey prohibited articles in prison. Kadeem Abraham pleaded not guilty to the charge that in July 2016, he attempted to convey prohibited articles into Westgate Correctional Facility. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for November and granted bail at $4,000. [Note: Due to legal... Read more of this article

Court: 47-Year-Old Woman Denies Charge

Court: 47-Year-Old Woman Denies Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 47-year-old Southampton resident denied that, as a person whose name appeared on the Senior Abuse Register, she was concerned with the management of an institution that cared for Seniors; or had a financial interest in the said institution. Ms Barbara Tannock pleaded not guilty to the charge that, in December 2015,... Read more of this article

Court: 62-Year-Old Man Denies Stalking Woman

Court: 62-Year-Old Man Denies Stalking Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 62-year-old man denied a charge alleging he stalked a woman. Robert Sousa pleaded not guilty to the charge that alleged that between 2013 and 2016, he had stalked a woman. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Sousa’s trial for September, granted bail at $4,000, and ordered Sousa to not have any further contact by any... Read more of this article

Court: 38-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Court: 38-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 38-year-old man was granted bail after he denied assaulting a woman. Dennis Simmons denied that he had assaulted a woman in July 2016. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Simmons’ trial for  September, granted bail at $5,000, and ordered that Simmons have no contact whatsoever with the complainant. [Note: Due to legal... Read more of this article

‘Our Sons Lives Being Lost Too Soon, Too Often’

‘Our Sons Lives Being Lost Too Soon, Too Often’

These senseless killings are a “national crisis as our sons’ lives “are being lost too soon, too often,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban and Shadow Minister of Health & Community Affairs Michael Weeks said. These comments follow after Friday night’s shooting, which resulted in the death of 25-year-old Jason... Read more of this article

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

Appeal For Witnesses: Murder Of Jason Mello

[Updated with videos] Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who was fatally shot on Friday evening on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke. The police said the gunman is believed to have entered Bandroom Lane on a motorcycle wearing heavy dark coloured winter clothing, parked the cycle higher up on Bandroom Lane, walked down... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Jason Mello

Police have confirmed the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello, who died as a result of a shooting on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “Police can now confirm the death of 25-year-old Jason Mello who died as a result of a firearms incident that took place on Friday, August 19, 2016, at approximately 7:35pm on Bandroom Lane in Pembroke.” The... Read more of this article

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

Shooting: BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

[Updating] Multiple police vehicles and officers can be seen in the Bandroom Lane area of Pembroke, and Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines has confirmed that a “firearms incident took place in Pembroke.” Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.39pm: Unofficial reports from area residents indicate that... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine

Man Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [August 19], a 54-year-old man was charged with conspiring with others to import cocaine. Curtis Swan appeared before Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo and was charged with, that between a date unknown and May 2015, he conspired with others to import cocaine. The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate that the amount was... Read more of this article