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Man Granted Discharge For Christmas Tree Theft

Man Granted Discharge For Christmas Tree Theft

At his original appearance in Plea Court, Ezra Barnett pleaded not guilty to a charge that on 8th December 2014, he stole 23 Christmas trees that belonged to the Shelly Bay Marketplace store. Electing to be tried in Magistrate’s Court, Mr Barnett was given a trial date in late April 2015 at which time he plead guilty. A Social Inquiry Report was... Read more of this article

Court: Opposition Leader Has Trial Date Set

Court: Opposition Leader Has Trial Date Set

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 3], Opposition Leader Marc Bean appeared with his lawyer, Charles Richardson, who indicated to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that prior to going to trial, he would be making legal arguments, in a higher Court, dealing with freedom of expression and other Constitutional matters. The Magistrate set  a provisional... Read more of this article

Card Skimmers Given Conditional Discharges

Card Skimmers Given Conditional Discharges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 2], two young men were both given conditional discharges after both had plead guilty to a total of twenty offences involving the capturing of Bermuda credit and debit card account numbers; transferring those numbers to blank cards that had their own names on them; and then using the newly created cards... Read more of this article

Brothers Charged In Connection With Assault

Brothers Charged In Connection With Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [June 22], Melvin and Michael Brangman were charged in connection with an assault in Sandys on June 18th, 2015. The brothers were charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice by removing a motorcycle and attempting to interfere with a police investigation by washing blood off that cycle. 46-year-old... Read more of this article

Man Denies Hit & Run, Causing Senator Injury

Man Denies Hit & Run, Causing Senator Injury

Appearing in Magistrates Court this week, a 46-year-old Ryan Solien pleaded not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to Senator Diallo Rabain by driving his motorcycle without due care and attention on Front Street in January 2015. Mr Solien also plead not guilty to failing to stop at the scene of an accident. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted bail... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Re-appearing in Magistrate’s Plea Court this morning [June 19] wearing a neck-brace, Lorin Baxter, 36 plead not guilty to three charges that came out of an incident with police on Wednesday 17th June and also three other charges. Baxter told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that he was not guilty of using threatening words to a Police Inspector who was... Read more of this article

Court: Two Men Given Discharges After Fight

Court: Two Men Given Discharges After Fight

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [June 17], two young men, 21 and 22, were both given Conditional Discharges after pleading guilty to fighting in a public place, Admiralty House Park, on 15th June 2015. Both men had been arrested on the day. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that police had been called to a fight scene... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Magistrate’s Court Today

Man Arrested In Magistrate’s Court Today

This morning [June 17], there was an incident in Magistrate’s Court which involved a man having to be restrained by the police, who eventually handcuffed him and took him away. A man, dressed in a white tee shirt and red shorts, was in breach of Court rules that require people in the public gallery to be seated. A police officer asked the man... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Wounding, Having Knife

Man Charged With Wounding, Having Knife

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [June 16], a 30-year-old man was charged with wounding another man and being in possession of a knife. Sherwon Ible was not required to plead to two indictable charges, with both coming from an incident alleged to have occurred in the City of Hamilton on Saturday 13th June 2015. He was not required to plead... Read more of this article

Man Denies Threats, Attempting To Enter Home

Man Denies Threats, Attempting To Enter Home

In Magistrates Court this morning [June 16], a 39-year-old man denied attempting to enter a dwelling as a trespasser and using threatening words. Al-Ruell Simmons plead not guilty to a charge alleging that on 13th October 2013, he attempted to enter as a trespasser at a Devonshire residence in order to inflict actual bodily harm on a person within. Mr... Read more of this article

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