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Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Pig farmer Daniel Heaven, 37, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [July 16] to three charges involving pigs being kept on his farm in Paget. Mr Heaven pleaded guilty to keeping two or more pigs without the Public Health licence that is required; keeping pigs and causing a nuisance; and being the author of a nuisance by failing to comply... Read more of this article

Hemp Vap Kit Tests Positive For Cannabis

Hemp Vap Kit Tests Positive For Cannabis

The Department of Health has advised the public that recent analysis of a ‘Hemp Vap device’ revealed that the “liquid in the atomizer tested positive for the presence of the primary ingredient Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol [THC] of the controlled drug Cannabis. “THC is responsible for the ‘high’ felt after consumption and... Read more of this article

$2 Million Bail: Pair Accused Of Drug Charges

$2 Million Bail: Pair Accused Of Drug Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court, Joan D’Estelle-Roe, 27, and Nicky Tucker, 29, faced multiple counts involving the importation of drugs and ammunition, and both were granted bail of $2 million. The charges were indictable, meaning that they can only be tried in Supreme Court, so the defendants did not have to enter a plea. The charges against both... Read more of this article

28 Year Old Man Denies Threatening His Mother

28 Year Old Man Denies Threatening His Mother

A 28 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court where he faced charges of behaving in a threatening manner towards his own mother. Darren Anglin pleaded not guilty to stealing jewelry from and behaving in a threatening manner towards his mother, which was alleged to have happened earlier this month. Mr Anglin told Senior Magistrate Archie Warner that... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 1 For DUI, 16 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 1 For DUI, 16 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jul 12/13] police officers arrested one person on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme[STEP] continues. Officers also arrested 16 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island. Related PostsBermuda... Read more of this article

Court Orders 44-Year-Old To Forfeit $51,206

Court Orders 44-Year-Old To Forfeit $51,206

A 44 year old man was ordered to forfeit the $51,206 that he was discovered trying to carry out of Bermuda through LF Wade Airport, and also given a suspended prison sentence. Ricardo Walker was sentenced to twelve months in prison and ordered to forfeit the whole $51,206, however Senior Magistrate Archie Warner suspended the prison sentence for twenty-four... Read more of this article

Gunshots Fired In Devonshire, No Injuries

Gunshots Fired In Devonshire, No Injuries

[Updated] The police have confirmed that gunshots were fired in Devonshire last night, with the incident taking place in the area of the “Boat Club” on North Shore at around midnight. A police spokesperson said, “At 12:01am police responded to a report of gunshots being heard in the area of North Shore road in Devonshire [150 meters... Read more of this article

Man Admits Using Threatening Words To Police

Man Admits Using Threatening Words To Police

Jalal Leighton Rochester, 40, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court today [July 11] to using threatening words to two police constables after police had been called to a house in Hamilton Parish. The Court heard that the police responded and sought to eject Mr Rochester from the dwelling. During the course of this, Mr. Rochester had said to them: “F***... Read more of this article

Court: 46 Year Old Woman Denies Five Charges

Court: 46 Year Old Woman Denies Five Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 10], a 46-year-old woman pleaded not guilty to five counts stemming from an alleged confrontation with police on July 9, 2014 in Paget. Nicole Lambert told Senior Magistrate Archie Warner that she was not guilty on two charges of assaulting police, not guilty to a third charge of violently resisting... Read more of this article

19 Year Old Denies Violently Resisting Arrest

19 Year Old Denies Violently Resisting Arrest

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 9], a 19 year old denied obstructing police, violently resisting arrest, and unlawfully wounding a police constable. Tremayne Bean plead guilty to speeding, then plead not guilty to three other charges all allegedly stemming from his being stopped for speeding on 8th July. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner... Read more of this article