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Court: Two Charged With Importing Fentanyl

Court: Two Charged With Importing Fentanyl

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 5], two people from Canada were remanded into custody after facing indictable charges relating to allegedly importing the drug Fentanyl. 25-year-old Ms Jacqueline Robinson and 35-year-old Craig Lawrence, both of Ontario Canada, were not required to plead. They were charged with, between a date unknown and December... Read more of this article

BPS: “No Significant Incidents” Over New Year’s

BPS: “No Significant Incidents” Over New Year’s

The New Year’s holiday weekend was “relatively uneventful, with no significant incidents of anti-social behaviour,” the police said today.A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their cooperation over the New Year’s holiday weekend which was relatively uneventful, with no significant... Read more of this article

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

Police: Counterfeit U.S. $100 Notes Circulating

The Bermuda Police Service is advising businesses and their staff as well as residents to “be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $100 notes currently in circulation.” “The forged U.S. $100 bills have the same serial number: H1413713,” a police spokesperson said. “Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash... Read more of this article

Robbery In Hamilton: Suspect Steals iPhone

Robbery In Hamilton: Suspect Steals iPhone

A suspect riding a motorcycle accosted an 18-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman in Hamilton yesterday [Dec 27], escaping with a blue iPhone. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:40am on Tuesday, December 27th police officers received a report of a robbery at the junction of Church Street and Burnaby Street in the City of Hamilton. “It... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Fentanyl Drug In Bermuda

Police Confirm Fentanyl Drug In Bermuda

The Bermuda Police Service said they have confirmed the presence of the controlled drug Fentanyl in Bermuda, adding that it is a “dangerous, powerful Schedule II narcotic responsible for an epidemic of overdose deaths within the United States.” “Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is associated with the misuse of heroin,” a police... Read more of this article

Police Advise Public Of Recent Burglaries

Police Advise Public Of Recent Burglaries

The Bermuda Police Service has noted an increase in burglaries during 2016, saying that the trend is a “cause for concern” and advising the public to be especially vigilant during the holiday season. Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “Good Afternoon. I’m here to deliver a holiday message regarding crime prevention, to... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 21], a 52-year-old man denied assaulting a police officer during the protest outside the House of Assembly on December 2nd. Edmund Smith was originally charged earlier this month, and the Court had ordered that he be evaluated to see if he was fit to stand trial. It was determined he was, so he re-appeared in... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Charged With Causing Death

Court: Woman Charged With Causing Death

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 13], Madeline Santucci was charged with causing the death of 14-year-old Dennikia Lambert by driving without due care and attention. Ms Santucci was not required to enter a plea because the matter can only be dealt with in the Supreme Court. Ms Santucci, 63, was charged with causing the death of Dennikia... Read more of this article

Court: Two Women Deny Importing Cannabis

Court: Two Women Deny Importing Cannabis

Two women from Canada appeared in Magistrates Court today [Dec 13] where they were charged with conspiring with others to import cannabis, which was said to be worth over $544,000. 29-year-old Amanda Huggins and 28-year-old Mekeela Lye were charged with conspiring with others to import cannabis, which was alleged to have been between a date unknown... Read more of this article

Police Encourage Victims To Report Abuse

Police Encourage Victims To Report Abuse

The Bermuda Police Service is urging victims to come forward to report child sexual abuse, saying “there is no time limit to reporting these matters and we have highly trained detectives who work in partnership with other agencies to ensure child safeguarding.” Detective Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said, “The protection of vulnerable... Read more of this article

Five Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Five Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Five men have been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murder of Deshaun Berkley, and all have been released on police bail pending further enquiries, the police said this afternoon. Speaking at a press conference today, Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith said, “Approximately 1:15 a.m. on Thursday the 8th day of December 2016,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Touching Young Girl

Court: Man Denies Touching Young Girl

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty to multiple charges involving sexual offences with a young girl. The charges alleged that between a date unknown in June 2014 and September 2014, he had shown offensive material of a sexual nature to the girl. That between June 2014 and August 2015, as a person in a position of trust,... Read more of this article

Two Found Guilty: Shooting Of Mardon In UK

Two Found Guilty: Shooting Of Mardon In UK

Two men have been found guilty of shooting and robbing millionaire businessman Timothy Mardon, who splits his time between Bermuda and the UK, in his Essex home. A Mirror article said, “The men targeted Timothy Mardon after mistakenly believing the insurance company president was using his Georgian, grade II-listed property as a large-scale cannabis... Read more of this article