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Two Arrested In Connection With Animal Cruelty

Two Arrested In Connection With Animal Cruelty

A 19-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were arrested this afternoon [April 9] in connection with the appalling video circulating that shows lambs being abused in Sandys, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested this afternoon [April 9th] in connection with the appalling... Read more of this article

Five People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Five People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Five people were arrested for impaired driving from Friday night [April 5] until Sunday night [April 7]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of five motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from Friday night [April 5th] until Sunday night [April 7th]. “While... Read more of this article

Gunshots Fired In Khyber Heights, Warwick Area

Gunshots Fired In Khyber Heights, Warwick Area

Around 3:05pm today [April 7] police attended the Khyber Heights, Warwick area after “receiving several reports of gunshots being heard, with police confirming that a firearm had been discharged, however there are no reports of injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:05pm today, [Sunday April 7th] police attended the Khyber Heights... Read more of this article

Animal Cruelty Incident Being Investigated

Animal Cruelty Incident Being Investigated

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is aware of videos currently circulating on social media of persons committing acts of cruelty upon young sheep in the Somerset area, according to officials. A spokesperson said, “We are saddened by the depraved actions that are depicted on the video, which is suspected to have been made within... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Kadeem Abraham’s Appeal

Court Dismisses Kadeem Abraham’s Appeal

The court has dismissed an appeal from Kadeem Abraham — a Corrections Officer who was convicted of attempting to smuggle a cell phone to a prisoner inside of a mayonnaise packet — and remitted the matter to Magistrates Court for sentencing. In describing the background to the case, the ruling said, “The Appellant was convicted after a... Read more of this article

Court: Marques To Forfeit $179,240 In Assets

Court: Marques To Forfeit $179,240 In Assets

The Court has ruled that Roberto Marques — a former Customs Officer who was convicted of drug offences — had “realisable assets” of some $179,240.46, and has ruled that all be forfeited to the Crown. Police Acting Superintendent Pedro said, “In October 2017, Roberto Marques [a Customs officer at the time] was convicted with... Read more of this article

Court: 20-Year-Old Man Denies Wounding

Court: 20-Year-Old Man Denies Wounding

[Written by Don Burgess] A Warwick man denied wounding another man when appearing in the Supreme Court. Meshach Crichton, 20, was unrepresented and said he “had no funds” for a lawyer. Justice Carlisle Greaves recommended he seek legal aid. Mr Crichton then pleaded not guilty to unlawfully wounding a man in Warwick on February 26, 2019. His... Read more of this article

Court: 27-Year-Old Woman Denies Drug Charges

Court: 27-Year-Old Woman Denies Drug Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 27-year-old St George’s woman pleaded not guilty to six drug charges. In Supreme Court, Ranae Furbert denied three charges of importing a drug and three charges of possession with intent to supply. The three drugs allegedly brought into Bermuda on January 11, 2018, were cannabis, cannabis resin, and tetrahydrocannabinol. Her... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Never Returned After “Test Drive”

Motorcycle Never Returned After “Test Drive”

Two individuals asked to take a motorcycle that was listed for sale for a test drive, however they never came back, and one male has been arrested in connection with the incident. A police spokesperson said, “On Sunday March 31st a complainant reported putting their motorcycle up for sale on an online ‘sale site.’ This resulted in two... Read more of this article

‘Substantial’ Drugs Found & Four Men Arrested

‘Substantial’ Drugs Found & Four Men Arrested

Police executed warrants at residences resulting in a “substantial amount of drugs” being found, and four men being arrested. A police spokesperson said, “Police executed warrants at residences in Devonshire and Pembroke on Thursday and a substantial amount of drugs were found. As a result, 4 men have been arrested and an investigation... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Charge Of Sexual Assault

Court: Man Denies Charge Of Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Magistrates Court today [March 28], a man pleaded not guilty to sexual assault. The man, who is a police officer, cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons. The assault is alleged to have occurred on December 5, 2018, in Pembroke. The man was granted $5,000 bail, and his next court appearance is scheduled... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Gunshots In Spring Hill, Warwick

Police Confirm: Gunshots In Spring Hill, Warwick

Gunshots were fired last night [March 26] in the Spring Hill, Warwick area, the police have confirmed, adding that it does not appear that anyone was injured. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:40pm Tuesday, March 26th several 911 calls were received reporting gunshots in the Spring Hill, Warwick area. Police officers responded to the neighbourhood... Read more of this article

BPS: Fake ‘Home Affairs’ Message Circulating

BPS: Fake ‘Home Affairs’ Message Circulating

Following a viral message circulating that alleges a group is “going to homes and pretending to be officials from home affairs,” the police have advised that it is not “relevant for Bermuda” and asked people to “please think before you post.” A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised the below alert is... Read more of this article