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Boat Operator To Appear In Magistrates Court

Boat Operator To Appear In Magistrates Court

The police have confirmed that the operator of the boat that spent two nights stranded at sea recently has been “issued with several summonses and will appear in Magistrates’ Court in the near future regarding the offences that were committed.” Two people onboard a 17ft boat were stranded at sea for two nights after their vessel suffered... Read more of this article

Gardner, Dickinson Receive Life Sentences

Gardner, Dickinson Receive Life Sentences

Following a trial where they were found guilty of the murder of George Lynch, Wolda Gardner and Rickai Dickinson were both sentenced in Supreme Court this morning [Sept 17], receiving life sentences, with the condition they must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. Mr Lynch, was shot and killed while standing outside a Midland Heights Crescent,... Read more of this article

21 Year Old Admits To Cocaine Possession

21 Year Old Admits To Cocaine Possession

21-year-old Ryan Furbert plead guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 16] to possessing 0.40 grams of cocaine in Pembroke. Crown Prosecutor Garrett Byrne told the Magistrate that Mr. Furbert had been stopped on 24th May near Chancery Lane in Hamilton; and that a police search had discovered some white powder in a plastic bag that police found... Read more of this article

Man Denies Indecent Acts In Hamilton Mall

Man Denies Indecent Acts In Hamilton Mall

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 16], a 26-year-old man denied five charges alleging indecent acts in public. The charges alleged that on 8th September 2014, in the Washington Mall in Hamilton, he committed an indecent act in public and did so in front of a child; and that he intruded on the privacy of a female. The defendant was faced... Read more of this article

Central Community Action Clinic Tomorrow

Central Community Action Clinic Tomorrow

The Central Community Action Team will be holding a ‘Meet Your Community Action Team [CAT] Officers’ Police Community Outreach Clinic tomorrow [Sept 17] from 12.00pm to 4.00pm at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire. This initiative is an avenue for members of the public to voice any concerns they may have about ongoing anti-social or criminal activity... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 4 For DUI, 15 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 4 For DUI, 15 For Warrants

Over this past weekend [Sept 13/14] police officers arrested four people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. “Officers also arrested 15 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island,” a police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Man Denies Damaging Clothes & Stealing

Man Denies Damaging Clothes & Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 15], a 30-year-old man denied damaging a woman’s clothing and possessions, as well as allegation of stealing thousands of dollars in jewellery from her. Derrick Simons plead not guilty to two charges involving alleged damage to clothing and possessions, and additional charges of stealing  jewellery belonging... Read more of this article

25 New Officers Join Bermuda Police Service

25 New Officers Join Bermuda Police Service

At 5:45pm on Thursday, September 11th 2014 the Passing Out Parade for Recruit Foundation Course #76 took place at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire. In attendance at the ceremony were several dignitaries including Governor George Fergusson, Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley, Senator Jeff Baron, Permanent Secretary... Read more of this article

31 Year Old Woman Charged With Murder

31 Year Old Woman Charged With Murder

[Updated: Defendant has been granted bail of $30,000 with two like sureties.] Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 12], a 31-year-old woman was charged the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal, which was alleged to have occurred in Warwick on 8th September 2014. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Kiahna Shaunee Trott... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates Newest BPS Recruits

Premier Congratulates Newest BPS Recruits

[Updated] Bermuda’s newest police officers, graduates of the Bermuda Police Recruit Foundation Course #76, were welcomed to their duties by Premier Michael Dunkley yesterday [Sept 11] following a 16 week training course. The Premier noted the many prior achievements of the new officers, acknowledged the birthday of the course’s youngest... Read more of this article