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Man Arrested & Court Appearance Expected

Man Arrested & Court Appearance Expected

[Updated] A man has been arrested in connection with a “number of incidents where a man confronts drivers of motorcars informing them they were involved in a phantom collision,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that a man has been arrested in connection... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Be Aware Of Motorcycle Bandit

Police Advisory: Be Aware Of Motorcycle Bandit

A male motorcyclist has been pursuing road users and fraudulently demanding money, according to police who have issued a warning to the motoring public. A police spokesperson said, “Members of the motoring public are advised to be vigilant for a male motorcyclist that is both pursuing and demanding money from road users. “Recently a number of incidents... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Threatening MP

Court: Man Charged With Threatening MP

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 10] a 55-year-old man was charged with stalking and threatening Michael Scott, who is the elected MP for Sandys North. Perry Smith faced multiple charges, including allegedly stalking Mr Scott and causing Mr. Scott to receive a written threat to kill him. Smith is charged with having a knife in a public place... Read more of this article

Court: U.S. Nationals Charged With Importing

Court: U.S. Nationals Charged With Importing

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 10], three U.S. nationals were charged with conspiring to import controlled drugs into Bermuda. 31-year-old Margil Mireles of Houston, Texas; 27-year-old Jahad Waldron of Brooklyn, New York and 22-year-old Julian Mendez of Brooklyn, New York were charged with conspiring to import controlled drugs between... Read more of this article

Pizza Delivery Man Robbed By Two Suspects

Pizza Delivery Man Robbed By Two Suspects

A pizza delivery man was robbed on Friday evening in Paget, with two male suspects, each brandishing a bladed article, approaching him and demanding money before escaping on foot. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10pm Friday, September 7th police officers responded to the reported robbery of a Four Star Pizza delivery man in the Bostock Hill... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Stabbing Incident

Police Investigating Stabbing Incident

Police are currently investigating a stabbing incident after a 20-year-old man “attended King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment of stab wounds.” A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are currently underway regarding a stabbing incident. “Details remain limited at this time – but the incident apparently took place in the... Read more of this article

Court: 47-Year-Old Woman Charged With Murder

Court: 47-Year-Old Woman Charged With Murder

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court, a 47-year-old St George’s woman was charged with the murder of Marcus Gibbings in 2006. Katrina Burgess is the second person to be charged, as back in July of this year, her brother Cleveland Rogers was charged with the premeditated murder of Marcus Gibbings, who was found stabbed to death on... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Charged With Boat Damage

Court: Woman Charged With Boat Damage

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hinson’s Island woman was charged with taking a boat and doing damage to it. Mary-Beth Sherwin, 53, was charged with unlawfully taking a 16-foot skiff  from Hinson’s Island. While she was in control of the boat, it is alleged that she did $8,000 worth of damage to it. She was released on $5,000 bail. Related... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Passenger Seeks Speedy Trial

Court: Cruise Passenger Seeks Speedy Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A cruise ship passenger who pled not guilty to sexual assault was back in court  hoping to get his trial pushed up to next week. The 27-year-old New Jersey man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, must remain in Bermuda until his case is heard. He is alleged to have committed the offence against a fellow cruise... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening Words & Assault

Court: Man Denies Threatening Words & Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 44-year-old man pled not guilty to allegedly using threatening words and assaulting his girlfriend. Desai Jones was charged with assault and also using offensive words, with the Court hearing he allegedly said “I will pour this hot coffee all over you.” He was granted $2000... Read more of this article

Court: Construction Firm Denies Charges

Court: Construction Firm Denies Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A company was today charged in Magistrates Court in connection with alleged health insurance offences. Ricky Sousa and RMS Construction Ltd pled not guilty to the charges. The company was charged with failing to effect and continue in force a contract of health insurance with a licensed insurer. They were also charged with... Read more of this article

Court: Four In Court Over PLV Loan Money

Court: Four In Court Over PLV Loan Money

[Written by Don Burgess] Four people were in Supreme Court this week in connection with the financial aspects of the failed Par-la-Ville hotel development. Former Mayor of Hamilton Graeme Outerbridge, Corporation of Hamilton Secretary Ed Benevides, developer Michael MacLean and his wife, Yasmin MacLean, were not required to enter a plea and their next... Read more of this article

Second 15-Year-Old Released On Police Bail

Second 15-Year-Old Released On Police Bail

A 15-year-old boy arrested on Friday [Aug 31] in connection with a report of prowling outside an Aubrey Road, Hamilton parish residence was “subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A 15-year-old boy arrested Friday [August 31st] in connection with a report... Read more of this article