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Businessman Injured In Shooting In Essex, UK

Businessman Injured In Shooting In Essex, UK

Two armed robbers were being hunted by British police after a man was shot at his home in Essex, with the British media identifying the victim as a businessman who divides his time between Bermuda and the UK. The Times reports, “Two armed robbers were being hunted last night after a man was shot through his bedroom door at his home. “A successful... Read more of this article

BFA:  “Let’s Work Towards Peace And Love”

BFA: “Let’s Work Towards Peace And Love”

Following the shooting last night at BAA field, the Bermuda Football Association [BFA] said they deplore the incident and encouraged anyone with information to contact the authorities. After the incident last night, the police said, “It appears that a football game between Ireland Rangers and BAA was in its final stages when a male discharged... Read more of this article

‘Criminal Acts Against Business Establishments’

‘Criminal Acts Against Business Establishments’

“The PLP supports all steps being taken by the retail industry to combat what appears to be a rise in criminal acts against business establishments in recent months,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said, adding that “we are all alarmed at the robbery attempts on a variety of businesses in the year 2015 and this has unfortunately... Read more of this article

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

[Updating: Police confirm that at around 10.50pm tonight, a male shot over the southern end of the wall at BAA however, no one was injured. This happened at the very end of a First Division game.]At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Feb 6] police attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at a football game being played at BAA field... Read more of this article

Court: Prisoner Admits Cannabis Possession

Court: Prisoner Admits Cannabis Possession

Already serving a prison sentence for his part in the double murder at the Belvin’s store on Happy Valley Road, LeVeck Roberts was sentenced to sixty days after being convicted of possessing cannabis. In this morning’s [Feb 5] Plea Court, Roberts plead guilty to being in possession of 0.78 grams of cannabis and doing so in the Increased... Read more of this article

Shooting Victim Not ‘Involved In Gang Activity’

Shooting Victim Not ‘Involved In Gang Activity’

The police have appealed for witnesses to the shooting that took place in Pembroke on January 22, and said “the victim, a 20-year-old man who we believe not to be involved in any gang activity, is making steady progress.” Following the shooting last month, the police said that “it appears that a 20-year-old Pembroke man was riding... Read more of this article

18-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Robbery

18-Yr-Old Arrested In Connection With Robbery

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the robbery that took place at the Tigermarket in Hamilton Parish on Monday night, the police confirmed today. Following the robbery, the police said the suspect got an undisclosed amount of cash, and as he was leaving he “ran over” the female cashier.A police spokesperson said, “Police... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Robbery

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Robbery

The police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery that took place last night at the Esso Tigermarket in Hamilton Parish, particularly anyone who may have “seen a male lurking” in the area of Radnor Road and North Shore Road between 7:30pm and 8pm. Last night the police said the suspect got an undisclosed amount of cash, and as he was... Read more of this article

Students Involved In ‘Melee’ On North Street

Students Involved In ‘Melee’ On North Street

On Monday police received several calls about a “large group of school age students fighting on North Street in Pembroke,” and the police said “some of the students that were involved in the melee appeared to be brandishing weapons such as bats and pipes.” A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 4pm on Monday police... Read more of this article

Court: 41-Year-Old Woman Denies Stealing

Court: 41-Year-Old Woman Denies Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 2], a 41-year-old woman denied stealing rings said to be valued at $2,000. Ms Kylah Stowe pleaded not guilty to the charge that in December 2015, being concerned with others not before the Court, she stole four rings with a total value of $2,000. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for April and granted... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Theft & Damaging Window

Court: Man Admits Theft & Damaging Window

Appearing in Magistrates Court, Darren Anglin pleaded guilty to entering the Sunshine League building, stealing food to the value of $12 and unlawfully damaging a window. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that on coming to work earlier this month, they noticed signs of a break in and that inside the building, uneaten food had been... Read more of this article

Court: 38-Year-Old Man Charged With Prowling

Court: 38-Year-Old Man Charged With Prowling

A 38-year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court where he denied charges of prowling and being in possession of a crowbar and bladed article. Kenneth Boyles pleaded not guilty to charges that in January 2016, he prowled about a house in Devonshire; not being at his place of abode was in possession of a crowbar; and that, without reasonable excuse, he... Read more of this article

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