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MP Zane DeSilva Charged In Magistrates Court

MP Zane DeSilva Charged In Magistrates Court

MP Zane DeSilva was charged today [Oct 26] in Magistrate’s Court with allegedly violating the Proceeds of Crime act. The charge alleged that between April 2018 and August 2018, he “entered into or became concerned in an arrangement, which you knew or suspected facilitated the use or control of criminal property by or on behalf of William... Read more of this article

Court: DeSilva & Harper Found Not Guilty

Court: DeSilva & Harper Found Not Guilty

A jury has found Zane DeSilva and his daughter Zarah Harper not guilty, returning a unanimous not guilty verdict this afternoon [Oct 18] in the Supreme Court. The charges related to a party back in 2020, with the crown alleging that the defendants gave a Public Officer at the Ministry of National Security, information which they did not believe to... Read more of this article

Man Jailed For 12 Years For Ammunition

Man Jailed For 12 Years For Ammunition

A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing 32 rounds of ammunition. The ruling said, “The Accused, Mr. Christopher Perinchief, appears before the Court for sentence, upon his guilty plea entered on 21 June 2022, to the single Count on Indictment No. 7 of 2022 charging him with possession of 32 rounds of ammunition... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To Three Years In Jail

Court: Man Sentenced To Three Years In Jail

Jaha Mallory was sentenced to three years in prison and two years probation for wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. The ruling said, “The facts of this case were outlined in the Summary of Evidence read to the Court. In short, the Accused and the Complainant were personally known to one another before the Accused stabbed the Complainant... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Counts Of Burglary

Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Counts Of Burglary

34-year-old Melvin Holdipp pleaded guilty to 10 counts of burglary and 4 counts of theft and was remanded into custody. A police spokesperson said, “Between the 30th of August 2022 and the 11th of October 2022, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] investigated the reported burglaries of several local businesses, namely: Price Rite in Warwick Robin Hood... Read more of this article

$10,000 In Court Fines For Traffic Offenders

$10,000 In Court Fines For Traffic Offenders

More than $10,000 will be “contributed to government’s coffers by traffic offenders following yesterday’s and today’s plea court sessions,” the police noted. In an online post, the police spokesperson said, “Slightly more than 10,000 dollars to be contributed to government’s coffers by traffic offenders, following yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Court: 19-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Court: 19-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

A 19-year-old man was charged in Magistrates Court today [Sept 14] in connection with the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Kanye Ford, which occurred in the car park of Horseshoe Bay on Friday September 9.  Eze Hart of Southampton parish was not required to enter a plea as the charge  must be heard in the Supreme Court, and he was remanded into custody. Related... Read more of this article

Two Men Charged With Attempted Murder In UK

Two Men Charged With Attempted Murder In UK

Roger Lightbourne and Gary Smith  have been charged with attempted murder in England, according to reports from the UK media and police. A statement from the Leicestershire Police said, “Two people have been charged with attempted murder after a man was found with stab wound injuries in Upperton Road, Leicester, last month. “Roger Lightbourne,... Read more of this article

Three Men Charged In Magistrates Court

Three Men Charged In Magistrates Court

Three men appeared in Magistrate’s Court today [Aug 26] charged in connection with the death of Marcus Wilson, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month in Warwick. Jaja DeSilva, Isiah Smith and Omari Williams were charged in connection with the matter. The defendants, who are aged from 18 to their mid 20s, were not required to enter a plea... Read more of this article

Appeal Dismissed In Attempted Murder Case

Appeal Dismissed In Attempted Murder Case

The court has dismissed an appeal by Jahmico Trott, who was convicted of offences including attempted murder. The ruling noted that “On 30 March 2021, following a retrial, Jahmico Trott [“the Appellant”] was convicted by a majority verdict [11-1] of a jury for the offences of: attempted murder; using a firearm to commit an indictable offence;... Read more of this article

Antoine Anderson Charged In Magistrates Court

Antoine Anderson Charged In Magistrates Court

44-year-old Antoine Anderson appeared in Magistrates Court charged with escaping lawful custody from the Prison Farm in St. George’s. It is related to an alleged incident earlier this week, and as it is an indictable offense he was not required to enter a plea. Anderson is due to reappear in the Supreme Court at the next arraignment session, and... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty

Court: 29-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty

A man appeared in the Supreme Court in connection with the murder of Daunte Woods, who was fatally stabbed in October 2020 in Sandys. 29-year-old Jahmari Beach pleaded not guilty to the unlawful killing of 27-year-old Daunte Woods, and he also denied a charge of carrying a knife in a public place. The matter was adjourned until October 3rd, 2022. Related... Read more of this article

Court: Fourth Man Charged With Murder

Court: Fourth Man Charged With Murder

A fourth man was charged in Magistrates Court today [July 26] in connection with the murder of Letrae Doeman, who was fatally shot earlier this month. 27-year-old Aaron Perinchief was charged with the murder of Letrae Doeman and with using a firearm to commit the offense. He was not required to enter a plea as the matter must be heard in the Supreme... Read more of this article