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Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearm

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearm

In this month’s Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session, Dion Cholmondeley pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing of prohibited weapon and a second charge of possessing ammunition, with the court hearing the weapon in question was a Glock firearm. Mr Cholmondeley’s sentencing date was set for next month, and the 33-year-old was remanded... Read more of this article

Court: Two Men Deny Attempted Murder Charge

Court: Two Men Deny Attempted Murder Charge

In today’s [Oct 2] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session, Jahmico Trott and Troy Burgess denied attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence, with the offences alleged to have occurred on May 14th. The defendants were given a trial date in February 2018, and were remanded in custody by Puisne Judge Charles-Etta... Read more of this article

Court: Simmons Denies Attempted Murder

Court: Simmons Denies Attempted Murder

In today’s [Oct 2] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session, Carlton Simmons pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted murder. Mr Simmons, a former Alderman with the Corporation of Hamilton, has been charged with the attempted murder of Jahkeil Samuels at Ambiance Lounge on Angle Street in Hamilton, with the incident allegedly occurring in... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Conspiracy To Import Drugs

Court: Man Denies Conspiracy To Import Drugs

In today’s [Oct 2] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session, Dwayne George Watson pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled drug and possession with intent to supply, with the Court hearing the drug was allegedly cocaine. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting on court stories, and as such comments... Read more of this article

‘Plant Material’ Seized From Unattended Cycle

‘Plant Material’ Seized From Unattended Cycle

A “small quantity of plant material” was seized from an unattended auxiliary cycle on the property of Mount Saint Agnes Academy earlier this month, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “On Friday the 22nd of September police attended the Mount Saint Agnes Academy as a result of information received. This led to a... Read more of this article

ID System To Help Police Firearm Investigations

ID System To Help Police Firearm Investigations

In conjunction with the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office, an Integrated Ballistic Identification System has “been devised to benefit police firearms investigations,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly today [Sept 22] Minister Caines said, “In December 2016, The UK Foreign & Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

The Government of Bermuda London Office has advised “Bermudians in the UK to remain vigilant of their surroundings” following the events in London yesterday morning. An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train, in which 30 people were injured after the explosion... Read more of this article

Police: Photo Of Guns & Ammo Not In Bermuda

Police: Photo Of Guns & Ammo Not In Bermuda

The police said they are “aware of a photo circulating on social media that shows an engine block containing a quantity of guns and ammunition,” saying that while it was “suggested that this contraband was discovered in Bermuda,” the photo is actually from Barbados. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Arrest In Connection With Counterfeit Money

Arrest In Connection With Counterfeit Money

The police are advising people to be “vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number MD36441997A,” adding that one of these notes was tendered at a gas station on Tuesday evening, and a 54-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the matter. A police spokesperson said, “Residents are advised to be vigilant... Read more of this article

Arrest: Burglaries & Attempted Handbag Snatch

Arrest: Burglaries & Attempted Handbag Snatch

A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries, and a 50-year-old man has also been arrested in connection with an attempted handbag snatch that occurred on Saturday afternoon. Man Arrested in Connection With Burglaries A police spokesperson said, “A 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a spate of... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: 29-Year-Old Man Arrested

Police Confirm: 29-Year-Old Man Arrested

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an incident that occurred at the Warwick Lanes bowling alley on Thursday evening. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a social media message circulating regarding an incident that occurred at Warwick Lanes bowling alley Thursday evening [September 7th] involving... Read more of this article

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

A recently stolen boat was reported abandoned and washed up close to Admiralty House on August 30, with the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre contacting the vessel’s owner. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Thursday, August 30 at 8.50am, Bermuda Radio received a call from a member of the public who reported that an... Read more of this article

Advisory: Scam Anti-Money Laundering Course

Advisory: Scam Anti-Money Laundering Course

The police are advising the public and local businesses of a fraudulent anti-money laundering course being promoted via e-mail. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to advise the general public and local businesses, particularly those in the financial services industry, of a fraudulent anti-money laundering... Read more of this article