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Cannabis: 19 Yr Old Given Conditional Discharge

Cannabis: 19 Yr Old Given Conditional Discharge

After pleading guilty to charges involving the possession of 15.38 grams of cannabis and a digital scale, a 19-year-old man was this morning [Apr 16] given a twelve month Conditional Discharge. The man’s lawyer told the Magistrate that the nineteen year old had been hired by a local company who were in the process of sending him to the UK for... Read more of this article

26 Year Old Man Admits Stealing Cell Phone

26 Year Old Man Admits Stealing Cell Phone

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 16], a 26-year-old man admitted stealing a cell phone from the mother of his child. Michael Wears initially pleaded not guilty then changed his plea to guilty, and admitted stealing a cellphone said to be worth $300 from a woman, who is the mother of his young child in February 2015. Mr Wears told Magistrate... Read more of this article

56-Year-Old Man Denies Stealing $2,300

56-Year-Old Man Denies Stealing $2,300

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 15], a 56-year-old man denied stealing $2,300, with Basil Stewart pleading not guilty to stealing $2,300 from another man on 13th February 2015. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set his trial for June and granted bail in the amount of $3,000. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting... Read more of this article

Man Denies Assaulting His 11-Year-Old Son

Man Denies Assaulting His 11-Year-Old Son

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 15], a 50-year-old man denied assaulting his 11-year-old son. The defendant, who we believe cannot be legally named at this time, pleaded not guilty to unlawfully assaulting the 11-year-old, with the Court hearing it allegedly occurred earlier this month. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for July,... Read more of this article

26-Year-Old Woman Denies Damaging Door

26-Year-Old Woman Denies Damaging Door

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 16], a 26-year-old woman denied damaging a door and causing some $600 worth of damage. Ms Trimiea Roland pleaded not guilty to unlawfully damaging a door and causing $600 worth of damage on 9th April 2015. Her trial was set for May and she was granted $1,000 bail by Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo. [Note:... Read more of this article

50 Year Old Man Denies Stealing Woman’s Purse

50 Year Old Man Denies Stealing Woman’s Purse

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 15], a 50-year-old man denied stealing a woman’s purse. Scott Martin pleaded not guilty to stealing a woman’s purse said to contain over $109 in cash on 12th April 2015 in Pembroke. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for June and bail at $1,000. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific... Read more of this article

‘We Take Incidents Of This Nature Very Seriously’

‘We Take Incidents Of This Nature Very Seriously’

Following the circulation of at least two videos showing teenagers fighting, the Department of Education said they “take incidents of this nature very seriously” and “any student found to be involved in any act of violence, or supporting bullying behaviours that bring harm or serious emotional distress to others, and posing a threat... Read more of this article

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Charged With Wounding

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Charged With Wounding

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 14], a 27-year-old man received bail in the amount of $10,000 after he was charged with wounding another man last month. Shirwin Smith was charged with the indictable offence of unlawfully wounding another man on 29th March 2015, with the Court hearing he allegedly stabbed the other man. Because the charge... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Not Guilty: Cheque Charges

Woman Pleads Not Guilty: Cheque Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 14], a 24-year-old woman denied charges involving alleged cheque fraud last month. Appearing in front of Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo, Ms Kevina Caesar pleaded not guilty to charges alleging she obtained $550 by using cheques. Ms Caesar was given a trial date in July 2015 and was granted bail at $3,000. [Note:... Read more of this article

Video Circulates, Police Probe Fight In Hamilton

Video Circulates, Police Probe Fight In Hamilton

Following the circulation of video showing two girls fighting in Hamilton, the police said they are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the fight to contact police on 295-0011, and also asked the public “not to pass on the disturbing video as the distribution only further magnifies the problem.” The video, which Bernews is not posting... Read more of this article

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