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Man Charged In Connection With Shooting

Man Charged In Connection With Shooting

Following a shooting on Parsons Road in Pembroke , 20-year-old Kyari Flood was arrested and charged. A police spokesperson said, “As you recall, about 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday 24th March police responded to a report of a shooting that occurred on Parsons Road, Pembroke. “Officers found that a man had been shot in his arm and transported via ambulance... Read more of this article

Court: ‘The Order Of Extradition Is Confirmed’

Court: ‘The Order Of Extradition Is Confirmed’

A Bermudian man convicted of vehicular assault following a car crash in 2006 should be extradited to the United States, the Bermuda Supreme Court has ruled, stating: “The appeal is accordingly dismissed on all grounds and the order of extradition is confirmed.” The judgment against Paul Douglas Martin says, “The Appellant is a Bermudian... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced For Threatening Premier

Court: Man Sentenced For Threatening Premier

A man who admitted threatening the Premier was sentenced to a year imprisonment plus two years of probation. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons handed down the sentence to Jared Gordon in the Supreme Court today, with time he has already spent in custody taken into consideration, with the court hearing he has already spent approximately 18 months in... Read more of this article

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

An alleged cruise to Bermuda while on duty has an American police lieutenant facing criminal charges, with David Andrade “accused of stealing $11,538 in holiday pay for time off he wasn’t entitled to, including a stint he claimed pay for when he was allegedly on a cruise to Bermuda.” This is according to a report in the Boston Herald which said,... Read more of this article

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

Damien Swan has pleaded not guilty in a British court to a charge of allegedly assaulting former footballer Gary McAllister, according to multiple reports from the British media. According to the West Yorkshire Police, “Damien Swan, aged 33, of Greenmount Terrace, Beeston, was charged by postal requisition with assault occasioning actual bodily... Read more of this article

Court: Two Tourists Fined For Not Paying Bill

Court: Two Tourists Fined For Not Paying Bill

[Written by Don Burgess] Two American women were fined after pleading guilty to not paying a restaurant bill. Samantha Salafia, 25, and Kelly Yawgel, 25, ate at the Huckleberry restaurant at the Rosedon Hotel, then left without paying the $198. Police later arrested them at the Hamilton Princess after a manager followed them across the street. The... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A Warwick man pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault that allegedly occurred 17 years ago. The 36-year-old man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, elected to have his case tried in Magistrates Court rather than Supreme Court. The Crown said the offence happened sometime between April 1st 2002, and April 30,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced For Knife-Point Robbery

Court: Man Sentenced For Knife-Point Robbery

[Written by Don Burgess] A 60-year-old man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for the knife-point robbery of Belvin’s. Kevin Robinson had earlier pleaded guilty to robbing Belvin’s Variety Store in Flatt’s and to possession of a knife. The Crown stated that Mr Robinson had admitted holding a knife to the head of the assistant... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Importing Cannabis Resin

Court: Man Admits Importing Cannabis Resin

[Written by Don Burgess] A 51-year-old Hamilton Parish man admitted importing more than $120,000 worth of cannabis resin into Bermuda. Appearing in Magistrates Court, Michael Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of drug importation after customs officers at the L.F. Wade International Airport in a package with his name on it. The package had arrived... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Threat, Having A Machete

Court: Man Admits Threat, Having A Machete

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man asked for help for his alcohol problems after admitting two offences. Dimetri Robinson pleaded guilty to have a bladed article longer than three inches, namely a machete, without good reason. He also admitted to threatening a person at his office at the Lorraine Rest Home by saying, “If... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

An American man convicted in a U.S. court of sexually assaulting a minor on a seven-day cruise from Boston to Bermuda was sentenced to 3.5 years in a prison, according to the U.S Department of Justice. A statement from the U.S Department of Justice said, “A Mississippi man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for sexually assaulting... Read more of this article

Court: Kyle Wheatley Sentenced To 2.5 Years

Court: Kyle Wheatley Sentenced To 2.5 Years

A former police officer was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison after being convicted of planning to pervert the course of justice. 34-year-old Kyle Wheatley pleaded guilty to planning with others to pervert the course of justice by destroying traffic tickets issued to motorists that were alleged to have committed traffic offences. The court heard that... Read more of this article

Court: Officer Resigns After Court Conviction

Court: Officer Resigns After Court Conviction

A 34-year-old man has resigned his position as a police officer after pleading guilty to an offence in relation to destroying traffic tickets. 34-year-old Kyle Wheatley admitting to planning with others to pervert the course of justice by destroying traffic tickets issued to motorists who were alleged to have committed traffic offences. Speaking at... Read more of this article