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65-Year-Old Man Faces Additional Sex Charges

65-Year-Old Man Faces Additional Sex Charges

Only 24 hours after he faced a set of charges alleging he sexually exploited a young girl, a 65-year-old man re-appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 11] facing additional charges related to a separate girl. The four new charges also alleged sexual exploitation of a young person, however this time related to different girl, with the Court... Read more of this article

65-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Exploitation

65-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Exploitation

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 10], a 65 year old man pleaded not guilty to seven counts of sexual exploitation of a young girl while he was in a position of trust. The seven charges covered the period between 2007 and 2012, and the young girl alleged to be the victim is now 14. The man was granted bail $10,000 and required to provide... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Man

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 9], 27-year-old Deonna Hill pleaded not guilty to unlawfully causing grievous bodily harm to a man earlier this week. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner set bail at $3,000, required a Surety, and set trial for July. A Police spokesperson previously said that they responded to a report of an assault that took... Read more of this article

Man Denies Unlawfully Employing Man At Garage

Man Denies Unlawfully Employing Man At Garage

A 51 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 9], where he denied charges alleging he illegally employed a Jamaican national. Ricky Johnson pleaded not guilty to unlawfully employing Owen Morrison on 18th March 2014, at Ricky’s Auto Garage in Wellbottom, Southampton. Mr Morrison had earlier pleaded not guilty to working without... Read more of this article

Man Injured After Being Assaulted By Woman

Man Injured After Being Assaulted By Woman

An altercation on Court Street resulted in a man being treated for a nasal bone fracture and other facial injuries after he was “head butted” twice by a female, the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of an assault that took place a few minutes before 12am on Monday night. “The victim a 34 year... Read more of this article

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy’s decision to deny an overseas film crew temporary work permits is now being carried by some overseas media outlets including those in Canada, Jamaica and even as far away as New Zealand. The news was distributed by the Associated Press, who began their report by saying, “Bermuda has denied temporary work... Read more of this article

39 Year Old Denies Dishonestly Obtaining Goods

39 Year Old Denies Dishonestly Obtaining Goods

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 7], a 39-year-old man pleaded not guilty to dishonestly obtaining goods from Audio-Visual on 30th May 2013 by unlawfully using a credit card. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set bail at $2,000, required a Surety, and ordered Salaam to report to Somerset Police Station on a regular basis until his trial date of 11th... Read more of this article

Man Denies Stealing A Lobster From Restaurant

Man Denies Stealing A Lobster From Restaurant

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 7], a 40-year-old man denied trespassing in a restaurant and stealing a lobster. Jevon Bean pleaded not guilty to trespassing in L’Oriental on 17th March 2014 and stealing a lobster said to be worth $30. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted Mr. Bean $1,000 bail and set trial for mid-July. Related... Read more of this article

Two Arrests: Suspicion Of Driving While Impaired

Two Arrests: Suspicion Of Driving While Impaired

Two people were arrested this past weekend on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, with one person spotted driving in Devonshire, while another was seen driving at high speeds in Hamilton Parish. A police spokesperson said, “On Saturday at 10:08 pm, police were stationery at the junction of Montpelier Road and Middle Road in Devonshire, when... Read more of this article

Police Continue Armed Robbery Investigation

Police Continue Armed Robbery Investigation

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area of Upland Street and Watlington Road in Devonshire on Friday night [Apr 4] around the time of the attempted armed robbery of Mr. Chicken Express, to contact‎ Central CIU on 2950011.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police are still investigating... Read more of this article