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Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 19-year-old Pembroke man was charged with wounding a man with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Trenton Williams was charged in connection with a fight on Front Street on 8th June 2017, during which the complainant was alleged to have been stabbed several times. Williams was not required to enter a plea, and will... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

Police are  renewing their appeal for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who died following a shooting in May 2016. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is renewing appeals for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 year old Patrick Dill, which is being... Read more of this article

Altercation At KEMH, Two Men  Arrested

Altercation At KEMH, Two Men Arrested

[Updated] One man has been arrested and another is receiving medical care following an altercation involving two men visiting the hospital today, with one of the men involved said to have “brandished a bladed article.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5pm Sunday, June 11th police officers responded to a reported disturbance at the... Read more of this article

Shots Reported In Sandys, No Evidence Found

Shots Reported In Sandys, No Evidence Found

The Police have confirmed they responded to a report of gunshots in the Sandys parish area, however said “no evidence to substantiate the report was found.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:45pm Saturday, June 10th police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Cooks Hill, Sandys parish area. “A search was made... Read more of this article

BPS Advisory Following Business Burglaries

BPS Advisory Following Business Burglaries

Following recent  burglaries at commercial premises, the police said “business owners are reminded to take basic crime prevention steps to minimise the attraction and impact of these acquisitive crimes. Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament of the Crime Division states: “Simple measures such as installing motion activated outside lighting,... Read more of this article

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police have seized “several mature cannabis plants” which were located on Smith’s Island in St. George’s. The seizure took place on Wednesday [June 7] and police have confirmed that “no one has been arrested in connection with the matter”. A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, June 7th police officers attended Smith’s... Read more of this article

One Man Injured, Four People Arrested

One Man Injured, Four People Arrested

A 25-year-old man is being treated at KEMH for stab wounds, and three men and one woman have been arrested following a fight early this morning on Front Street. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30am today [Thursday, June 8th] police officers and first responders were dispatched to a reported disturbance on Front Street in the City of Hamilton. “Initial... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

Appearing in the Supreme Court, a 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for conspiring to import drugs, while his 55-year-old mother received a suspended sentence for possessing cash which was the proceeds of crime. Damon Morris and his mother, Denise Morris, were previously convicted; with Mr Morris convicted of charges including conspiring... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Cruise Ship Visitor Fined

Court: 29-Year-Old Cruise Ship Visitor Fined

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 29-year-old cruise ship visitor pleaded guilty to two offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act, and was fined $300 on each count. Akeem Thompson, who the Court heard was from New York, was convicted of  possessing cocaine and MDMA. The Magistrate was told that a cruise ship steward found a cellphone, and that on opening... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail

Court: Woman Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail

Appearing in Court today [June 6], a 25-year-old woman was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Ms Zoe Bennett, who is from New York, had been convicted of handling approximately $40,000 cash which she knew was the proceeds of crime, and appeared in Court today for sentencing. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons handed down a sentence of eighteen months,... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Counterfeit Currency Circulating

Police Advisory: Counterfeit Currency Circulating

The police are reminding the public to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $50, $5 and $2 notes that are currently in circulation, urging people to “take a few seconds to examine any money they may receive, especially the larger denominations.” A police spokesperson said, “The public as well as businesses and their employees... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Burglary At Devonshire Florist

Police Investigate Burglary At Devonshire Florist

Police are investigating a burglary at a Devonshire florist, in which intruders gained entry and removed a safe, which was later recovered at the Arboretum, minus a quantity of cash. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:30am Sunday, June 4th police officers attended a reported burglary at a Devonshire florist. “It appears that sometime overnight... Read more of this article

Men Injured In Altercation In St. George’s

Men Injured In Altercation In St. George’s

“One man was punched and kicked by several men, while an assailant brandishing a bladed article confronted two other men, injuring them” during an altercation at the RAA Club in St George’s early this morning [June 4] according to the police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:50am Sunday, June 4th police and first responders... Read more of this article