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Court: 31-Year-Old Woman Fined For Assault

Court: 31-Year-Old Woman Fined For Assault

A woman has been fined $1500 for punching and biting another woman at a Mother’s Day Party. Magistrates’ Court heard thatĀ Diante Trimm had earlier been escorted off the premises after getting into an altercation with the victim’s friendĀ in the early hours of May 14 at the National Stadium. Trimm, 31, of Pembroke then returned to... Read more of this article

Court: 18-Year-Old Fined $1,000 For Fighting

Court: 18-Year-Old Fined $1,000 For Fighting

A teenager has been fined $1000 for fighting on Front Street in Hamilton. Psalm Darrell was seen in CCTV outside the Front Street establishment in an altercation with another man in the early hours of July 12. Darrell, 18, of Pembroke then proceeded to punch the victim who fell to the ground. When officers arrived at the scene both Darrell and the victim... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned For 12 Months

Court: Driver Fined & Banned For 12 Months

A motorcyclist has been banned from the roads for a year after failing to provide police officers with a sample of breath when she was stopped. Samantha Hill was initially seen by police officers looking “unsteady on her feet” as she walked along Front Street in the early hours of June 18. Police followed the 31-year-old after she got on... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $1,300

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $1,300

A cruise ship passenger has been fined $1,300 for importing a cannabinoid oil and what she apparently thought were ecstasy tablets into Bermuda. Rene Rosengart was stopped by customs officers on July 11 as she got off the cruise ship in Dockyard. The 41-year-old was found to be in possession an electric cigarette containing a banned cannabinoid oil. Customs... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assault, Threatening Charges

Court: Man Denies Assault, Threatening Charges

A 32-year-old Pembroke man has appeared in court accused of threatening and assaulting police officers. Jamal Bascome pleaded not guilty to multiple charges relating to an incident that allegedly occurred on the afternoon of July 14 in Hamilton. Mr Bascome denied assaulting another man, by pushing him and spitting in his face. He denied a further two... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Importing Heroin

Court: Man Charged With Importing Heroin

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to import over $600,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda. Omar Davy is charged with importing diamorphine into Bermuda on July 10, this year. The 37-year-old is also charged with having diamorphine in his possession on the same date that was intended for supply. Mr Davy, a Jamaican national, did not enter pleas... Read more of this article

Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

A taxi-driver has been banned from driving for 18 months after being caught behind the wheel while twice the legal limit. Cornell Bailey was observed swerving from one side of the road to the other on Middle Road in Warwick on the afternoon of June 13 by police officers in a private car. Bailey, 57, initially did not notice the police were trying to... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

A 41-year-old Pembroke man has been banned from driving for 18 months. Lionel Roberts got on his motorbike while more than three times the limit and crashed into another motorcyclist in the early hours of July 7. Roberts and the rider of the other motorbike were both taken to hospital for treatment after the accident, which happened at 2am on Front... Read more of this article

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

A 72-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a sexually assaulting a young girl in the early 1970s. This morning at Magistrates Court, Bernard Marshall admitted indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 between January 1970 and September 1972 in Bermuda. The court heard that Marshall was between the age of 24 and 26 at the time of the offence. Marshall... Read more of this article

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Two drink-drivers have been banned from the roads for 18 months. Both Makeem Waldron and Barry Wilkes lost control of their vehicles in separate accidents earlier this year. Waldron, 28, of Devonshire collided with a wall at the junction of North Shore Road and Dock Hill in Devonshire on June 16 as he made his way home after a party. He initially claimed... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

A Massachusetts woman has been fined $500 for assaulting a fellow-passenger on a cruise ship. Gina Martell launched an attack on a female passenger on board the ship at around 9.30pm yesterday, the court heard. Magistrates’ Court heard that the victim had been having dinner with her family in a restaurant when she left the table to use the bathroom. Martell,... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined For Striking Pedestrian

Court: Driver Fined For Striking Pedestrian

A motorist who knocked down a pedestrian has been fined $800. Lisa Brewster pleaded guilty to careless driving at Magistrates Court this morning [July 2]. Brewster collided with the female pedestrian on March 6 at the junction of Victoria Street and King Street in Hamilton. The court heard that the victim suffered multiple contusions and soft tissue... Read more of this article

Court: Man Banned For Dangerous Driving

Court: Man Banned For Dangerous Driving

A motorcyclist who sped off from police and drove the wrong way down a one-way road has been banned from driving for 18 months. Ryan Fox, 49, of Pembroke was stopped by police after disobeying a traffic sign in Hamilton on June 30. Fox initially stopped and was spoken to by officers, but drove off when officers told him there was outstanding warrants... Read more of this article