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Court: Man Charged With Importing Heroin

Court: Man Charged With Importing Heroin

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to import over $600,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda. Omar Davy is charged with importing diamorphine into Bermuda on July 10, this year. The 37-year-old is also charged with having diamorphine in his possession on the same date that was intended for supply. Mr Davy, a Jamaican national, did not enter pleas... Read more of this article

Police: Email Scam Attempts To Extort Money

Police: Email Scam Attempts To Extort Money

The police are advising people to “remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information,” and provided a sample of one such email, which tried to extort someone alleging they had watched “adult vids.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

Police: High Visibility Patrols At Paradise Lakes

After reports of “anti-social behaviour and the dangerous use of watercraft,” the Police Marine Unit said they will provide a “highly visible police presence” in the Paradise Lakes area. A police spokesperson said, “The area in the Great Sound commonly known as Paradise Lakes is traditionally a ‘raft up’ area for members... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

Man Arrested After Fleeing Airport Customs Area

A man, believed to be a 37-year-old visitor to the island, was arrested after he “fled on foot from the local Customs area for arriving passengers inside the airport,” and he remains in police custody “on suspicion of drug importation,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:10pm Tuesday, July 10th... Read more of this article

Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

A taxi-driver has been banned from driving for 18 months after being caught behind the wheel while twice the legal limit. Cornell Bailey was observed swerving from one side of the road to the other on Middle Road in Warwick on the afternoon of June 13 by police officers in a private car. Bailey, 57, initially did not notice the police were trying to... Read more of this article

27-Year-Old Man Found Injured On Front Street

27-Year-Old Man Found Injured On Front Street

Around 3:20am on Saturday, police were alerted to an injured male in the motorcycle parking lot near Pier 6 on Front Street and “initial information suggested that the 27-year-old had been punched by another unknown man,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20am Saturday, July 7th police officers on mobile... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Altercation & Assault

Police Investigating Altercation & Assault

Police are investigating two incidents, an altercation which took place in St David’s “involving a group of men, some said to be brandishing bladed articles” in which two men were believed to have been hurt, and an assault in Sandys where a man was “attacked by several men brandishing blunt objects.” Two Men Believed Hurt... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

A 41-year-old Pembroke man has been banned from driving for 18 months. Lionel Roberts got on his motorbike while more than three times the limit and crashed into another motorcyclist in the early hours of July 7. Roberts and the rider of the other motorbike were both taken to hospital for treatment after the accident, which happened at 2am on Front... Read more of this article

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

A 72-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a sexually assaulting a young girl in the early 1970s. This morning at Magistrates Court, Bernard Marshall admitted indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 between January 1970 and September 1972 in Bermuda. The court heard that Marshall was between the age of 24 and 26 at the time of the offence. Marshall... Read more of this article

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Two drink-drivers have been banned from the roads for 18 months. Both Makeem Waldron and Barry Wilkes lost control of their vehicles in separate accidents earlier this year. Waldron, 28, of Devonshire collided with a wall at the junction of North Shore Road and Dock Hill in Devonshire on June 16 as he made his way home after a party. He initially claimed... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

A Massachusetts woman has been fined $500 for assaulting a fellow-passenger on a cruise ship. Gina Martell launched an attack on a female passenger on board the ship at around 9.30pm yesterday, the court heard. Magistrates’ Court heard that the victim had been having dinner with her family in a restaurant when she left the table to use the bathroom. Martell,... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Burglary At Crawl Hill Station

Police Investigate Burglary At Crawl Hill Station

The police are investigating a burglary at the Crawl Hill Esso service station, in which the suspects removed a Digicel card sale machine, chicken tenders and bacon, with the machine subsequently recovered, having “apparently been moved by the suspects to another part of the premises.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are conducting... Read more of this article

BPS: Formal Complaints Required To Investigate

BPS: Formal Complaints Required To Investigate

Saying they are aware of recent allegations circulating about “alleged past inappropriate sexual behaviour,” the police have reminded people “that formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such allegations.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of recent... Read more of this article