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Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 5], a 29-year-old man was charged with the 2013 murders of Ricco Furbert and Haile Outerbridge. Mr Outerbridge, 34, and Mr Furbert, 25, both sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple times while inside the Belvins store on Happy Valley Road on January 23, 2013.Ramano Mills was also charged with... Read more of this article

Court: 30-Year-Old Admits Importing Cannabis

Court: 30-Year-Old Admits Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 5], 30-year-old Kieron Francis pleaded guilty to importing 3,932 grams of cannabis into Bermuda in November 2015. The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate that the Bermuda street value of the cannabis ranged between $68,000 and $196,000 depending on how it was sold. The Prosecutor told the Magistrate... Read more of this article

Court: 31-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 31-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 4], a 31-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual assault on a woman on 26 September 2015. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that the defendant, who cannot be legally named at this stage of the proceedings, appear again in Court for Mention on May 25th, and granted bail in the amount of... Read more of this article

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Importing Cocaine

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Importing Cocaine

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session, Tyrone Brown — a 30-year-old Jamaican national charged with importing 894.6 grams of cocaine — pleaded not guilty to that charge. In Mr Brown’s initial appearance in Magistrate’s Court, the street value of the cocaine was said, by the Crown Prosecutor, to be as high as $209,000. Justice... Read more of this article

Court: Three Appear In Connection With Murder

Court: Three Appear In Connection With Murder

Two men charged with being involved in the September 2012 murder of Lorenzo Stovell appeared at this morning’s [May 2] Supreme Court Arraignment Session where they pleaded not guilty, while a third man was charged in Magistrates Court with being involved with the same murder. Zikai Cann plead not guilty to the murder of Mr Stovell and with using... Read more of this article

Crown To Appeal Sentence Given To Bulgarians

Crown To Appeal Sentence Given To Bulgarians

Following the sentencing today of two Bulgarian nationals who pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering, Director of Public Prosecutions Larry Mussenden said the Crown will “immediately file an appeal” against the four month sentence as it is “manifestly inadequate.” Mr Mussenden said, “The defendants Chavdar Bachev... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified/Fined Following Collision

Court: Man Disqualified/Fined Following Collision

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [April 28], a 62-year-old man was disqualified from driving and fined after he admitted causing grievous bodily harm by driving without due care and attention. Mr Hewitt Caines was disqualified from driving all vehicles and fined $1,500 after he admitted causing grievous bodily harm by driving without due... Read more of this article

Court: Man Used Stolen Card To Buy Liquor, Food

Court: Man Used Stolen Card To Buy Liquor, Food

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [April 28], a 67-year-old man admitted stealing someone’s debit card and using it to obtain cigarettes, liquor, orange juice and food. Granville Gilbert admitted that he stole another man’s wallet and used the debit card that was in the wallet to dishonestly obtain goods from shops. Mr Gilbert used... Read more of this article

Court: 51-Year-Old Admits Racial Intimidation

Court: 51-Year-Old Admits Racial Intimidation

In this morning’s [April 27] Plea Court session, a 51-year-old man admitted using racial slurs to emergency personnel after they responded to help him following a collision. Joseph Lima pleaded guilty to racial intimidation and driving whilst impaired, with all offences occurring on 19th April 2016. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi... Read more of this article

30-Year-Old Charged With Importing Cocaine

30-Year-Old Charged With Importing Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [April 22], a 30-year-old foreign national was remanded in custody after being charged with importing cocaine. Jamaican national Tyrone Brown was charged with importing 894.6 grams of cocaine into Bermuda in April 2016. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that the estimated street value, in... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Being Drunk, Resisting Arrest

Court: Man Admits Being Drunk, Resisting Arrest

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [April 21], a 42-year-old man pleaded guilty to being drunk and incapable and violently resisting arrest, with the Court hearing he was seen washing his face with beer. Omar Young pleaded guilty to being drunk and incapable and violently resisting arrest at Maximart on 4th April 2016. The Crown Prosecutor... Read more of this article

Court: Father Appears For Slapping Defendant

Court: Father Appears For Slapping Defendant

The father of a young woman who was killed in a road collision appeared in Court this morning [April 20], where he admitted slapping the man who caused the death of his daughter. Patrick Richardson was yesterday sentenced to four years in prison for causing the death of 22-year-old La-Nae Woodley, who was killed in a hit and run collision last year. Mr... Read more of this article

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