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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

Court: Man Admits Assaulting Female Bus Driver

Court: Man Admits Assaulting Female Bus Driver

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [August 19], a 69-year-old man pleaded guilty to assaulting a female bus driver and to possessing an offensive weapon. Robert Harris pleaded guilty to unlawfully assaulting a female bus driver and to possessing an offensive weapon, in the form of a knife. The offence occurred on 3rd August 2016 at a bus stop on... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Possessing Firearm

Court: Man Charged With Possessing Firearm

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [August 19], a 23-year-old man was charged with unlawfully possessing a firearm. Quincy Simmons was not required to plead, but was ordered to appear at the October Supreme Court Arraignments as his case will be tried in the Supreme Court. Simmons was charged with unlawfully possessing a firearm in May 2015, and with... Read more of this article

Court: Prisoners Charged With Causing GBH

Court: Prisoners Charged With Causing GBH

Three prisoners appeared in this morning’s [August 19] Magistrates Court to answer to a charge of causing grievous bodily harm to another prisoner. David Cox, 37, Noel [Noet] Barnett, 29, and Antoine Anderson pleaded not guilty to the charge that in December 2015, at Westgate Correctional Facility, they caused grievous bodily harm to Andre Hypolite. The... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Charged With Causing Man’s Death

Court: Driver Charged With Causing Man’s Death

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 17], a 43-year-old man was charged with causing the death of Ezariah Matthie by driving without due care and attention. Mr George Simmons was charged with causing the death of Ezariah Matthie, 21, on Ord Road in Paget on 29th February 2016, by driving without due care and attention. He did not have... Read more of this article

Court: MP Leah Scott Given Absolute Discharge

Court: MP Leah Scott Given Absolute Discharge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 17], Leah Scott was given an absolute discharge after pleading guilty in relation to an incident in which she entered a woman’s home. The Court heard that Ms Scott — an OBA MP representing Constituency #30 Southampton East Central — and the female complainant were apparently in a relationship... Read more of this article

Court: 33-Year-Old Man Denies Assaulting Police

Court: 33-Year-Old Man Denies Assaulting Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 33-year-old Jamaican national denied charges alleging he assaulted police officers and tried to pervert the course of justice. Omar Davy pleaded not guilty to the charges arising out of an alleged police intervention on 4th August 2016 . He pleaded not guilty to assaulting two police officers and to seeking to pervert... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Possessing Ammunition

Man Charged With Possessing Ammunition

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Aug 15], a 21-year-old man was charged with possessing ammunition. Ralston Wright was charged with possessing 15 rounds of ammunition on 11th August 2016. He was not required to plead as his case can only be tried in the Supreme Court, and he was ordered to appear at the Supreme Court Arraignments on 1st September. Wright was... Read more of this article

Woman Charged: Conspiring To Import Heroin

Woman Charged: Conspiring To Import Heroin

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Aug 15], a 55-year-old woman was charged with  conspiring with others to import heroin which was alleged to be worth $250,000. Denise Morris of Warwick was ordered to appear at the next Supreme Court Arraignments on 1st September, when she will plead to the two charges put to her in this morning’s Plea... Read more of this article

Court: Taxi Driver’s Collision Appeal Dismissed

Court: Taxi Driver’s Collision Appeal Dismissed

A taxi driver who was convicted of causing grievous bodily harm to a woman by driving his taxi without due care appealed the decision, with the Court dismissing his appeal. The Court’s ruling said, “The Appellant, who appeared in person below, on May 6, 2016 pleaded guilty in the Magistrates’ Court [Wor. Khamisi Tokunbo] to causing grievous... Read more of this article

Court: 44-Year-Old Man Granted $15,000 Bail

Court: 44-Year-Old Man Granted $15,000 Bail

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 12], a 44-year-old visitor to Bermuda was charged with being in possession of money knowing it to be the proceeds of crime. Dean Fagon, a Jamaican national who was said to be residing in the United States, was charged with being in possession of just over $10,600 cash, which was alleged to be the proceeds... Read more of this article

Court: 28-Year-Old Woman Denies Assault

Court: 28-Year-Old Woman Denies Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [August 11], a 28-year-old woman denied assaulting another woman. Ms Zania Wolffe, denied that in Sandys, in May this year, she unlawfully assaulted another woman and caused her bodily harm. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Mention for 31st August, granted bail at $4,000, and ordered Ms Wolffe to have no contact with... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Taking Cannabis Into Prison

Court: Man Denies Taking Cannabis Into Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 30-year-old man denied trying to take cannabis, and other items, into the Westgate Correctional Facility. Jahroy Simons pleaded not guilty to being in Westgate Correctional Facility — which is an Increased Penalty Zone — and possessing cannabis which was alleged, by the Crown Prosecutor, to weigh 12.37 grams. Simons... Read more of this article