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Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 18 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 18 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 24/25] police officers arrested three people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 18 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Report: “Citizen Of Bermuda” Arrested In Guyana

Report: “Citizen Of Bermuda” Arrested In Guyana

[Updated] According to a report from the Guyana press, a “female citizen of Bermuda” was arrested on Saturday [Jan 24] at the Guyana airport after she was suspected of having ingested narcotics, and she has so far “passed out a number of pellets” that contain cocaine. The report said, “A female citizen of Bermuda was arrested... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 22], a 20-year-old man admitted speeding, while denying other offences including assaulting a police office. Jokeem Richardson pleaded guilty to having no drivers license and speeding in August 2014; but pleaded not guilty to another set of alleged offences. Richardson pleaded not guilty to taking a Yamaha cycle... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 22], a 28-year-old woman was charged with importing over $500,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda. Maryam Rasheed was not required to enter a plea to the charge of importing the illegal drug diamorphine [heroin] into in June 2014 as the matter can only be heard in the Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article

Court Orders Man To Not Enter St George’s

Court Orders Man To Not Enter St George’s

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 21], a 29-year-old man denied prowling about a St George’s residence, with the Magistrate releasing him on bail and ordering that he not enter St. George’s parish. James Warren pleaded not guilty to four counts of prowling about a St George’s residence. The charges covered dates in January... Read more of this article

Man Remanded Into Custody On Stalking Charge

Man Remanded Into Custody On Stalking Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 21], a 25- year-old man was remanded into custody after pleading not guilty to allegedly stalking a woman. The charges alleged that he had intruded on the privacy of the woman and stalked her. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that the defendant — who cannot legally be named at this stage of... Read more of this article

Teen Admits Taking Motorcycle Without Consent

Teen Admits Taking Motorcycle Without Consent

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 20], a 19-year-old male admitted taking a motorcycle without the owner’s consent. Jervon Taylor pleaded guilty to taking a Honda motorcycle without the owner’s consent. He was ordered to return to Court on 12 March for sentencing and Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that a Social Inquiry... Read more of this article

30 Year Old Denies Using Threatening Words

30 Year Old Denies Using Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 20], a 30-year-old man denied using threatening words to another man late last year. David Trott pleaded not guilty to using threatening words to another man on 14 October 2014. The charge alleged that Mr Trott told the other man: “I’ll f*** you up if you f**** with my kids again. I’ll... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 6 For DUI, 12 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 6 For DUI, 12 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 17/18] police officers arrested six people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 12 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 19], a 24-year-old man pleading guilty to driving with excess alcohol in his blood and speeding at 79kph. Donahue Sousa was disqualified from driving all vehicles until 2018 and fined a total $2,400 for those two offences. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Mr Sousa $400 for the speeding offence and, because... Read more of this article


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