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Court: Man Charged With Machete, Threatening

Court: Man Charged With Machete, Threatening

Appearing in Magistrates Court this week, a 38-year-old man was charged with possessing a machete, obstructing police and uttering threatening words to police. Mr Lorin Baxter elected to be tried in Supreme Court and was not therefore required to enter a plea in the Plea Court session. Baxter was charged with being in a public place, in Hamilton, in... Read more of this article

Both Shooting Victims In Stable Condition

Both Shooting Victims In Stable Condition

The two victims injured in the shooting last night [July 3] at Gombey’s in St. David’s are both in stable condition in the hospital, the police confirmed today. Last night the police confirmed that at approximately 11.45pm “a lone male gained entry into the premises and discharged his firearm” and then escaped on a motorcycle.A... Read more of this article

Two People In Custody After Sexual Assaults

Two People In Custody After Sexual Assaults

Police are investigating reports of two sexual assaults that took place in Hamilton and at a hotel property in the east end early on Sunday morning [July 3], and said “two persons are in police custody”. A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating reports of two sexual assaults that took place in the early hours of Sunday... Read more of this article

Police Impound Vessel, Investigation Underway

Police Impound Vessel, Investigation Underway

Early yesterday morning [July 3] the police — acting on information from Customs — impounded a boat “after noticing specific irregularities.” A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Police Service in the early hours of Sunday morning after acting on information received from HM Customs have impounded a marine vessel after... Read more of this article

Two Men Injured In Shooting At Gombeys

Two Men Injured In Shooting At Gombeys

[Updating] At around 11.45pm there was a shooting at Gombey’s in St David’s, with the suspect entering the premises. One victim was taken to hospital by ambulance, and the police subsequently confirmed that a second man was also injured in the incident, and was transported to hospital by a private vehicle.The police are currently on scene... Read more of this article

Twenty Years Since Rebecca Middleton’s Murder

Twenty Years Since Rebecca Middleton’s Murder

Today [July 3] marks 20 years since Rebecca Middleton was murdered, with her family recently taking time to reflect on her life on what would have been her 37th birthday, and saying that she may not be with them, but she’s “still part of the family.” The 17-year-old Canadian was raped and killed while vacationing on the island, and... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested & Gun Seized In St George’s

Two Males Arrested & Gun Seized In St George’s

Two males have been arrested and what is believed to be a firearm has been seized following a home invasion in St George’s this afternoon [July 1] in which the police said the homeowner “challenged” the suspects, hence they could not get on their “awaiting motorcycle.” Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At... Read more of this article

Court: Coltrane Ratteray Denies Burglary

Court: Coltrane Ratteray Denies Burglary

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Session today [July 1] Coltrane Ratteray pleaded not guilty to three counts of burglary, and one of prowling; with all alleged incidents allegedly occurring in Warwick between late April and mid-May. Ratteray was given a trial date in August and will remain on remand until. [Note: Due to legal reasons... Read more of this article

One Man Arrested After Altercation In Hamilton

One Man Arrested After Altercation In Hamilton

Around 12:05pm today [July 1] Police responded to an incident on Church Street in Hamilton, in which two two males were involved in an altercation, one brandishing a baseball bat and the other a machete, with one of the males being arrested, while the other man is “still outstanding.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:05pm today... Read more of this article

Police: Attempted Robbery At Hamilton Eatery

Police: Attempted Robbery At Hamilton Eatery

Police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Four Star Pizza on Angle Street tonight [June 30] but the suspect escaped without taking anything and no one was injured in the incident. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 10.20pm Police responded to report of an attempted robbery that took place at Four Star Pizza on Angle Street. “Upon... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 30], a 50-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge that in March 2015 he sexually assaulted a girl, with the Court hearing that he allegedly got the girl pregnant. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for September and granted bail at $5,000 with one surety. The Magistrate also ordered that the man must... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Sentenced To One Year in Jail

Court: Woman Sentenced To One Year in Jail

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 30], a 42-year-old woman was sentenced to one year in prison for stealing jewellery from residences. Ms Kylah Stowe was sentenced to a year in prison for burglary and and three months in prison for stealing jewellery from the residences; with the two prison sentences set to run concurrently. The Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

Appeal Of Man Charged With Brother Dismissed

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a man who was jointly charged with his brother, saying “clearly he put brotherly love and family solidarity ahead of self-preservation” and “the defence he elected to advance was fairly put to the jury by the trial judge.” In October 2015, Javon Weeks was sentenced to four years... Read more of this article