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Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 40-year-old man was sentenced to thirty months in prison for burglary and using dishonestly obtained credit cards to acquire goods. Ernest Smith was handed down a thirty month prison sentence as a result of his two convictions, following a guilty plea, of burglary and using credit cards obtained from the burglary to... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 65-year-old man denied uttering threatening words to someone, with the charge alleging that the defendant had threatened to stick a pitchfork into the man. William Glasgow pleaded not guilty to uttering threatening words to another man in Sandys in April this year. The charge alleged that Glasgow had threatened to... Read more of this article

Court Grants $64,600 Forfeiture Application

Court Grants $64,600 Forfeiture Application

A forfeiture application made for $64,600 was granted in Court, with the monies having been seized from a Ugandan national who entered Bermuda illegally on what is believed to be a false passport, and later pleaded guilty to obtaining a UK passport by deception. Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro, Organised & Economic Crime Department said,... Read more of this article

Court: 24-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Court: 24-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 24-year-old man denied possessing cocaine and obstructing a police officer. Detre Ford pleaded not guilty to possessing cocaine in September 2016, and also pleaded not guilty to obstructing a police officer who was acting under the Misuse of Drugs Act, with this obstruction alleged to have also happened on the same... Read more of this article

Court: 20-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 20-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [April 18], a 20-year-old man denied sexually assaulting a teenage girl. He pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl in January this year, and elected to be tried in a Magistrate’s Court He was granted bail at $1,000 and required to provide a surety in a like amount, and was ordered to... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Robbing Another Man

Court: Man Denies Robbing Another Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 27-year-old man was remanded in custody after denying assaulting and robbing a man. Jahleel Crockwell pleaded not guilty and was remanded into custody until 1st May when he will re-appear in Court to have a trial date set. Crockwell was charged with robbing another man of a gold chain, watch, and wallet in a Hamilton... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Possessing Bladed Article

Court: Man Denies Possessing Bladed Article

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [April 17], a 23-year-old man denied possessing a bladed article Joshua Usher pleaded not guilty to possessing a bladed article in the form of a knife in April this year. Magistrate Dennis Chin set a Mention date for later this month, and granted Usher bail, with a surety, of $1,000. [Note: Due to legal reasons there... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Electricity, Cannabis Charges

Court: Man Denies Electricity, Cannabis Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 61-year-old man did not enter pleas to the charges he faced, so not guilty pleas entered on his behalf. Stuart Bean did not reply to any of the charges that he faced, with Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo interpreting his silence by recording not guilty pleas. The charges were that he had allegedly cultivated cannabis plants,... Read more of this article

Court: 33-Year-Old Admits Stealing Money

Court: 33-Year-Old Admits Stealing Money

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 33-year-old man pleaded guilty to stealing cash from a staff member’s handbag at school. Hamilton Parish resident Andre Castle  pleaded guilty, with the Court hearing that the teacher had the money in her handbag which was in a desk drawer in her primary school classroom. After school ended, she collected her... Read more of this article

Court: Hayward, Furbert, Tweed, Bulford Charged

Court: Hayward, Furbert, Tweed, Bulford Charged

Six people — including BIU President Chris Furbert, BPSU President Jason Hayward and Reverend Nicholas Tweed — appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [April 7], where they were charged in connection with alleged offences at the December 2nd protest. BIU 1st Vice President Glen Simmons, Lilymay Bulford and Neville Goddard were also charged,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Threatening Woman

Court: Man Charged With Threatening Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [April 5], a 29-year-old man was charged with sending a threatening message to a woman. Chae Foggo was not required to enter a plea, as the matter will be heard in the Supreme Court. He was charged with threatening to kill a woman and with using telecommunications to send a message that was threatening or offensive. Foggo... Read more of this article

Court: Men Deny Preventing Entry To Parliament

Court: Men Deny Preventing Entry To Parliament

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning, three people denied charges involving preventing entry to the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016, with all three granted bail. Arnold Smith, Alafia Henry, and David Saltus all pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they prevented a Minister’s entry at the House of Assembly on December 2, 2016. David... Read more of this article

Police Officers Outside Magistrates Court

Police Officers Outside Magistrates Court

[Updating] A few police officers can be seen outside the Magistrates Court building this morning [April 5], as the first defendants charged with alleged offences in relation to the protests on December 2, 2016 are expected to appear in Court. Yesterday the police said, “Summonses have been issued in relation to the protests at the House of Assembly... Read more of this article