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Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

Court: Taxi Driver Banned For 18 Months

A taxi-driver has been banned from driving for 18 months after being caught behind the wheel while twice the legal limit. Cornell Bailey was observed swerving from one side of the road to the other on Middle Road in Warwick on the afternoon of June 13 by police officers in a private car. Bailey, 57, initially did not notice the police were trying to... Read more of this article

27-Year-Old Man Found Injured On Front Street

27-Year-Old Man Found Injured On Front Street

Around 3:20am on Saturday, police were alerted to an injured male in the motorcycle parking lot near Pier 6 on Front Street and “initial information suggested that the 27-year-old had been punched by another unknown man,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20am Saturday, July 7th police officers on mobile... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Altercation & Assault

Police Investigating Altercation & Assault

Police are investigating two incidents, an altercation which took place in St David’s “involving a group of men, some said to be brandishing bladed articles” in which two men were believed to have been hurt, and an assault in Sandys where a man was “attacked by several men brandishing blunt objects.” Two Men Believed Hurt... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

A 41-year-old Pembroke man has been banned from driving for 18 months. Lionel Roberts got on his motorbike while more than three times the limit and crashed into another motorcyclist in the early hours of July 7. Roberts and the rider of the other motorbike were both taken to hospital for treatment after the accident, which happened at 2am on Front... Read more of this article

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

Court: 72-Year-Old Man Admits Sex Assault

A 72-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a sexually assaulting a young girl in the early 1970s. This morning at Magistrates Court, Bernard Marshall admitted indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14 between January 1970 and September 1972 in Bermuda. The court heard that Marshall was between the age of 24 and 26 at the time of the offence. Marshall... Read more of this article

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Two drink-drivers have been banned from the roads for 18 months. Both Makeem Waldron and Barry Wilkes lost control of their vehicles in separate accidents earlier this year. Waldron, 28, of Devonshire collided with a wall at the junction of North Shore Road and Dock Hill in Devonshire on June 16 as he made his way home after a party. He initially claimed... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Assault

A Massachusetts woman has been fined $500 for assaulting a fellow-passenger on a cruise ship. Gina Martell launched an attack on a female passenger on board the ship at around 9.30pm yesterday, the court heard. Magistrates’ Court heard that the victim had been having dinner with her family in a restaurant when she left the table to use the bathroom. Martell,... Read more of this article

Police Investigate Burglary At Crawl Hill Station

Police Investigate Burglary At Crawl Hill Station

The police are investigating a burglary at the Crawl Hill Esso service station, in which the suspects removed a Digicel card sale machine, chicken tenders and bacon, with the machine subsequently recovered, having “apparently been moved by the suspects to another part of the premises.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are conducting... Read more of this article

BPS: Formal Complaints Required To Investigate

BPS: Formal Complaints Required To Investigate

Saying they are aware of recent allegations circulating about “alleged past inappropriate sexual behaviour,” the police have reminded people “that formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such allegations.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of recent... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined For Striking Pedestrian

Court: Driver Fined For Striking Pedestrian

A motorist who knocked down a pedestrian has been fined $800. Lisa Brewster pleaded guilty to careless driving at Magistrates Court this morning [July 2]. Brewster collided with the female pedestrian on March 6 at the junction of Victoria Street and King Street in Hamilton. The court heard that the victim suffered multiple contusions and soft tissue... Read more of this article

Court: Man Banned For Dangerous Driving

Court: Man Banned For Dangerous Driving

A motorcyclist who sped off from police and drove the wrong way down a one-way road has been banned from driving for 18 months. Ryan Fox, 49, of Pembroke was stopped by police after disobeying a traffic sign in Hamilton on June 30. Fox initially stopped and was spoken to by officers, but drove off when officers told him there was outstanding warrants... Read more of this article

Man Arrested After Threatening Residents

Man Arrested After Threatening Residents

A 34-year-old man was taken into custody after an incident in Hamilton parish in which he “had a bladed article and began to threaten residents.” Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police responded to a report of an incident that took place on Cottage Hill Road in Hamilton Parish at 5:22pm.“It appears that a 34-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Defendants Deny Damage, DUI Charges

Court: Defendants Deny Damage, DUI Charges

Two defendants will stand trial at Magistrates Court later this year after denying separate charges. Toledo Breary is accused of possessing a bladed article at the Esso Tiger Mart Garage in Hamilton as well as impaired driving at the same location. The offences are alleged to have taken place on April 28. Mr Breary, 46, of Hamilton parish denied both... Read more of this article