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30 Year Old Man Admits Importing Cannabis

30 Year Old Man Admits Importing Cannabis

A 30 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court today [Sept 30] and was remanded into custody after pleading guilty to importing cannabis. Joshua Stovell was remanded into custody after pleading guilty to importing 679 grams of cannabis and possessing a grinder fitted for use with the controlled drug. The Crown offered no evidence on a charge that he... Read more of this article

57 Year Old Man Charged With Sex Offences

57 Year Old Man Charged With Sex Offences

A 57 year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 26] where he faced charges alleging sexual offences involving children. The charges alleged that he touched a child for sexual purposes, invited a child to touch him, and intruded on the privacy of another child. The Court heard the children allegedly involved were under 12 years old,... Read more of this article

Suspended Prison Sentence For Third DUI

Suspended Prison Sentence For Third DUI

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 47 year old man received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to driving whilst impaired, marking the third time he has been convicted of the offense. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner handed down a three month prison sentence to Roger Spencer, levied a fine of $2,000, and disqualified Mr Spencer from driving... Read more of this article

Male Teacher Charged With Fifteen Offences

Male Teacher Charged With Fifteen Offences

[Updated] Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 25], a male teacher faced over a dozen charges related to intruding on the privacy of young people, as well as allegations of touching them for sexual purposes. He faced a total of 15 various counts, with five alleging intruding on the privacy of a young person and as well as ten charges alleging... Read more of this article

Lady Remanded For Trespass, Stealing Pizza

Lady Remanded For Trespass, Stealing Pizza

A 58 year old woman appeared in Magistrates Court, where she was remanded in custody after she admitting trespassing at Arnolds in Sandys in July 2014 and stealing pizza valued at $3.99. Karen Henderson was remanded in custody after she had pleaded guilty to three charges: stealing a pizza valued at $3.99 and trespassing on Arnold’s property on... Read more of this article

Police: Investigation Found No Criminal Conduct

Police: Investigation Found No Criminal Conduct

The police said they have  ”conducted a full and comprehensive investigation” into the complaint against the President of the Court of Appeal and the Registrar of the Supreme Court by the Civil Justice Advocacy Group [CJAG], and said their investigation “found no criminal conduct.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

47 Yr Old Man Denies Possessing Cocaine

47 Yr Old Man Denies Possessing Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 23], a 47 year old man denied possessing cocaine that was intended for supply, Trevor Simons plead not guilty to possessing cocaine freebase intended for supply, with the amount said to be worth $5,300; possessing cannabis, with the amount said to be worth $55; and possessing a metal grinder fitted for use... Read more of this article

Man Fined $1,000 For False Police Report

Man Fined $1,000 For False Police Report

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 23], William Bascome, 41, pleaded guilty to  making a false report to police on 19th July 2014. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined Mr Bascome $1,000 with thirty days in prison to be served in default of payment. Facts read in by Crown Prosecutor Susan Mulligan were that on 19th July 2014, Mr Bascome had... Read more of this article

Man Denies Prowling, Remanded In Custody

Man Denies Prowling, Remanded In Custody

A 53 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 22], where he was remanded into custody after denying a charge of prowling. David Fubler pleaded not guilty to prowling about a Euclid Avenue house on 21st September 2014. Prosecutor Susan Mulligan told Senior Magistrate Archie Warner that the Crown objected to bail, and Mr Fubler was... Read more of this article

Derek Spalding Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Derek Spalding Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Following an exchange of words in the Courtroom between convicted murderer Derek Spalding and Justice Carlisle Greaves, Spalding’s sentence was amended so that instead of being eligible for parole after 38 years, he is now eligible after 25 years. In 2012, Spalding was found guilty of the murder of Shaki Crockwell, a national level football player... Read more of this article