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Court: Two Men Deny Charge Relating To Video

Court: Two Men Deny Charge Relating To Video

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Magistrates Court today, Ezra Ararat, 34, of Devonshire, and Raymond Swan, 44, of Hamilton parish, pleaded not guilty to a charge related to allegedly threatening law enforcement officials by publishing a video advocating the shooting of police, prosecutors, and judges. Mr Ararat was remanded into custody by Senior... Read more of this article

Court: Two Bulgarian Men Deny Fraud Charges

Court: Two Bulgarian Men Deny Fraud Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] Two Bulgarian men were back in Magistrates Court this morning facing credit card fraud charges. Last week Nikola Aleksandrov, 40, and Vladimir Vasilev, 31, both denied separate charges concerning having plastic cards with magnetic strips for the purpose of making credit cards, and a machine to make phony credit cards, respectively. The... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

[Updated] One man has been taken into custody in connection with a ‘drill music’ video being circulated that promotes violence against police officers, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a local ‘Drill’ music video being circulated on social media promoting violence... Read more of this article

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

A 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket Club on Sunday evening was treated and discharged from hospital, while a 32-year-old man was “arrested for assault on police during the incident.” A police spokesperson said, “It has been confirmed that a 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Emergency services responded to St. George’s Cricket Club tonight [July 14] after a man was injured in an “altercation involving several individuals”, according to police. Police spokesperson Robin Simmons said, “Around 11pm Sunday, July 14th police and ambulance personnel responded to a reported disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

Another Burglary At Vera P. Card In St George’s

Another Burglary At Vera P. Card In St George’s

Marking the third burglary at Vera P. Card in St George’s in recent months, a burglary occurred at the store early this morning [July 11] with two males gaining entry into the store and stealing jewellery. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:45am today [July 11th] a burglary occurred at the Vera P. Card store on Water Street in St. George’s. “It... Read more of this article

Ramesh Dusoruth Apprehended In Netherlands

Ramesh Dusoruth Apprehended In Netherlands

Ramesh Dusoruth — who is wanted in Bermuda in connection with allegations involving the misuse of several million dollars of investors’ money — was taken into custody in the Netherlands today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can confirm that Ramesh Dusoruth was taken into custody in The Netherlands today... Read more of this article

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three people were arrested for impaired driving from Friday evening [July 5] until Sunday evening [July 7]. A police spokesperson said, “Three motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from the evening of Friday, July 5th until the evening of Sunday, July 7th. “There... Read more of this article

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

After being found guilty of multiple charges including false imprisonment, bodily harm and rape, Tarik Hill, 35, was sentenced in a UK Court to a custodial term of 15 years and an extended licence period of five years. A statement from the UK Met Police said, “A man has been sentenced to jail after carrying out a sustained period of domestic... Read more of this article

Court: Simmons To Be Sentenced In Jamaica

Court: Simmons To Be Sentenced In Jamaica

Bermudian Zharrin Simmons appeared in a Jamaican court in connection with charges of possession and attempting to export cannabis. According to a report from McKoy’s News, “The St. James Parish Court has deferred sentencing for Zharrin Simmons, the Bermudian born British woman who was nabbed at the Sangster International Airport in Montego... Read more of this article

Court: Bevan Ordered To Pay Back $820,000

Court: Bevan Ordered To Pay Back $820,000

Jeffrey Bevan — an accountant who is serving time in prison in Wales – will have to pay back around £654,757.19 [$820,316] to the Bermuda Government after his assets were seized, according to a report from South Wales Argus. Bevan was employed as Payments Manager for the Bermuda Government from 2011 to 2013, and in a previous court hearing... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Stealing From Bank

Court: Man Charged With Stealing From Bank

A man was remanded into custody after being charged with stealing or attempting to steal from local banks. Appearing in Magistrates’ Court, Twan Ngyuen was charged with stealing $6080 from Clarien Bank and attempting to steal $74,907 from the same bank between June and July this year. He is also charged with attempting to steal an unknown amount... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Information: Yuval Abraham

Police Appeal For Information: Yuval Abraham

Police have appealed for information on the whereabouts of Yuval Joshua Abraham — who is alleged to have defrauded Hiscox of approximately $1.8 million — saying that Mr. Abraham “left Bermuda before an arrest could be made.” Acting Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro [Crime Division] said, “Following a complaint from Hiscox... Read more of this article