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Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Governor George Fergusson announced today [Nov 19] that he had accepted the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee to appoint Sir Scott Baker, currently a Justice in the Bermuda Court of Appeal, as President of the Court, with effect from 1 January. He will succeed Justice Edward Zacca, who will be stepping down on 31 December. Mr... Read more of this article

Richardson Loses Appeal Against Conviction

Richardson Loses Appeal Against Conviction

Youth leader Milton Richardson — who was convicted of kissing an 11 year old boy — has lost his appeal, with Chief Justice Ian Kawaley ruling that “the Learned Magistrate’s Judgment convicting the Appellant of each of the four counts with which he was charged is unimpeachable. The appeal against conviction is dismissed.” The written ruling... Read more of this article

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

The police are reminding people to “remain vigilant” regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data, saying that one common scam involves unknown callers offering to help residents with alleged glitches reportedly affecting their home computers. A... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Robbery At Sandys Laundrette

Witness Appeal: Robbery At Sandys Laundrette

Police are appealing for witnesses to yesterday’s robbery of the laundrette in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are ongoing into a reported theft from a laundrette in the plaza adjacent to The Market Place in Sandys parish that occurred around 2:55pm Monday, November 17th. “Apparently two unarmed male offenders... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 14 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 14 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Nov 15/16] 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 14 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Rising Rate Of Motorcycle Theft

Police Advisory: Rising Rate Of Motorcycle Theft

Inspector Robert Cardwell, Officer in Charge of the Roads Policing Unit, is advising motorcycle owners to take steps to safeguard their motorcycles, saying the “rising rate of motorcycle theft is disproportionate to other recorded crimes which are trending down.” “To date there have been 728 such reports compared to 599 at the same... Read more of this article

Two Suspects Rob Launderette In Sandys

Two Suspects Rob Launderette In Sandys

Two individuals robbed a launderette in Sandys this afternoon [Nov 17], the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “At 2:55pm today, Police attended an incident that took place at Launderette in the plaza adjacent to The Market Place in Sandys parish. It appears that two individuals entered the premises, made demands of money and escaped... Read more of this article

Video: ‘I Will Lead By Example In My Community’

Video: ‘I Will Lead By Example In My Community’

A YouTuber going by the name ‘Sportin Sam’ has uploaded three videos in the last two days, encouraging young Bermudian men to turn away from the gang lifestyle and adopt a more positive mentality. The videos — which feature the young man offering words of advice while speaking directly into the camera — have attained over 6,000... Read more of this article