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Costa Rican National Jailed On Money Charge

Costa Rican National Jailed On Money Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 28], two Costa Rican nationals appeared on charges of unlawfully possessing money while knowing it to be the proceeds of crime, with one receiving an 18 month jail sentence. 27-year-old Carlos Eduardo Menendez Jiminez, plead guilty to unlawfully possessing over $142,000 while knowing it to be the proceeds... Read more of this article

Bermuda Woman Jailed For 4 Years In Guyana

Bermuda Woman Jailed For 4 Years In Guyana

A Bermuda woman has been jailed for four years in Guyana after being convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine onto an outgoing flight to the United States, two reports from the Guyana press have said. Njere Fubler admitted to ingesting a total of 551 grams of cocaine when she appeared before the Courts in Guyana, with the reports saying Ms. Fubler... Read more of this article

Man Admits Fleeing Airport, Jumping Overboard

Man Admits Fleeing Airport, Jumping Overboard

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 27], a 21-year-old man admitted running away from Customs and jumping overboard. Hamilton Parish resident Luke Lindo pleaded guilty and admitted that in December 2014 he had run from a Customs officer, out of the airport building, jumped overboard, and swam to the area of Grotto Bay Hotel. Mr Lindo hid... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 22], a 20-year-old man admitted speeding, while denying other offences including assaulting a police office. Jokeem Richardson pleaded guilty to having no drivers license and speeding in August 2014; but pleaded not guilty to another set of alleged offences. Richardson pleaded not guilty to taking a Yamaha cycle... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 22], a 28-year-old woman was charged with importing over $500,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda. Maryam Rasheed was not required to enter a plea to the charge of importing the illegal drug diamorphine [heroin] into in June 2014 as the matter can only be heard in the Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article

Court Orders Man To Not Enter St George’s

Court Orders Man To Not Enter St George’s

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 21], a 29-year-old man denied prowling about a St George’s residence, with the Magistrate releasing him on bail and ordering that he not enter St. George’s parish. James Warren pleaded not guilty to four counts of prowling about a St George’s residence. The charges covered dates in January... Read more of this article

Man Remanded Into Custody On Stalking Charge

Man Remanded Into Custody On Stalking Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 21], a 25- year-old man was remanded into custody after pleading not guilty to allegedly stalking a woman. The charges alleged that he had intruded on the privacy of the woman and stalked her. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that the defendant — who cannot legally be named at this stage of... Read more of this article

Teen Admits Taking Motorcycle Without Consent

Teen Admits Taking Motorcycle Without Consent

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 20], a 19-year-old male admitted taking a motorcycle without the owner’s consent. Jervon Taylor pleaded guilty to taking a Honda motorcycle without the owner’s consent. He was ordered to return to Court on 12 March for sentencing and Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that a Social Inquiry... Read more of this article

30 Year Old Denies Using Threatening Words

30 Year Old Denies Using Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 20], a 30-year-old man denied using threatening words to another man late last year. David Trott pleaded not guilty to using threatening words to another man on 14 October 2014. The charge alleged that Mr Trott told the other man: “I’ll f*** you up if you f**** with my kids again. I’ll... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 19], a 24-year-old man pleading guilty to driving with excess alcohol in his blood and speeding at 79kph. Donahue Sousa was disqualified from driving all vehicles until 2018 and fined a total $2,400 for those two offences. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Mr Sousa $400 for the speeding offence and, because... Read more of this article


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