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Court: Man Denies Charge Of Sexual Assault

Court: Man Denies Charge Of Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Magistrates Court today [March 28], a man pleaded not guilty to sexual assault. The man, who is a police officer, cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons. The assault is alleged to have occurred on December 5, 2018, in Pembroke. The man was granted $5,000 bail, and his next court appearance is scheduled... Read more of this article

Court: Rocha Found Guilty Of Child Porn Charges

Court: Rocha Found Guilty Of Child Porn Charges

Daniel Rocha has been found guilty of accessing child pornography, and has been remanded into custody pending his sentencing at a later date. During the trial the prosecution had said that 1,230 pictures and videos were accessed between April 2010 and March 2015. Screenshot from tonight’s ZBM news:The 30-year-old Devonshire man was found guilty... Read more of this article

Court: Trial Continues For Child Porn Charges

Court: Trial Continues For Child Porn Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Devonshire man said with a “clear conscience” that he did not access child pornography which was found on laptop under his bed. The Devonshire man is accused of seven counts of accessing child pornography images and videos. The prosecution claims that 1,230 pictures and videos were accessed. The 30-year old man has denied... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Czech Republic national Josef Vlcek has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for importing over $9.5 million worth of heroin. Vlcek was previously found guilty by a jury of importing the heroin, which the court heard marked the largest volume of heroin ever imported into Bermuda for which there has been a trial, according to ZBM news. Prosecutors had... Read more of this article

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Devonshire man accused of accused seven counts of accessing child pornography images and videos saw his trial begin in front of an eight-woman, four-man jury. The prosecution claims that over 1,200 pictures and videos were accessed by the man. The 30-year old defendant has denied all the charges. The man allegedly accessed... Read more of this article

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 27-year-old man denied a count of sexual assault that allegedly occurred last month. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on February 14, 2019 in Southampton, and he is also charged with sexually assaulting the same woman on another date. The 27-year-old also... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton Parish man denied multiple drug charges in the Supreme Court. Adam King, 39, pleads not guilty to charges of having a controlled drug with intent to supply and one charge of having drug equipment, which was alleged to be a digital scale. Mr King denied having cocaine, diamorphine, cannabis, and cannabis resin. His... Read more of this article

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 37-year-old man denied a charge of serious sexual assault. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, also pleaded not guilty to trespassing. The offences are alleged to have occurred on September 6, 2018. His trial is scheduled for June 10, 2019. Related StoriesCourt: Man Denies Charge Of... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A St George’s man pleaded guilty to multiple drugs offences in the Supreme Court. Marvin Woolridge, 55, admitted to importing cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin, and also admitted to possessing those three drugs with an intent to supply on February 4, 2018. Social inquiry and other reports were ordered before he is brought... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening To Kill Someone

Court: Man Denies Threatening To Kill Someone

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Court, a 55-year-old Sandys man denied sending a letter to an MP threatening to kill someone. Perry Smith also pleaded not guilty to being in a public place with an offensive weapon. It is alleged that on or around August 10, 2018, Mr Smith sent a letter to MP and lawyer Michael Scott threatening to kill a person. He... Read more of this article

Court: Minors Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Court: Minors Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] “Please just leave the children alone.” That was the earnest plea from Supreme Court Justice Carlisle Greaves as he was sentencing sex offender David Minors to five years in prison for charges including sexual exploitation of a minor by a person in a position of trust and showing the boy pornographic material. Minors... Read more of this article

Court: Man Brandishes BB Gun In England

Court: Man Brandishes BB Gun In England

A Bermudian man who walked down the road in England wearing a mask and “brandishing a BB gun has admitted his actions were ‘stupid’ but says he never intended to cause fear,” according to a report in the Hull Daily Mail. The report said, “Tyevon Bean, 29, was convicted at Hull Crown Court last week after it heard he went down one of Hull’s... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

Omar Davy – who was convicted of importing over $700,000 worth of heroin — has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Justice Carlise Greaves delivered the sentence this morning [Feb 20] in the Supreme Court, ZBM has reported. A jury previously found the 38-year-old Jamaican national guilty of importing heroin, possessing the drug with... Read more of this article