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Men Injured In Altercation In St. George’s

Men Injured In Altercation In St. George’s

“One man was punched and kicked by several men, while an assailant brandishing a bladed article confronted two other men, injuring them” during an altercation at the RAA Club in St George’s early this morning [June 4] according to the police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:50am Sunday, June 4th police and first responders... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Court: Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 20-year-old woman who lives in Arizona denied importing cannabis. Ms Kyla Smith, who told police that she lived in Arizona, USA, was charged with two offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Ms Smith denied that on 21st May 2017, she possessed cannabis with the intent to supply; and that, on the same day, she had imported... Read more of this article

Court: 26-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 26-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 2], a 26-year-old man pleaded not guilty to the charge that on 13th February this year, he had sexually assaulted a woman. The Magistrate set Mention for 28th June, granted bail at $5,000 with one surety, and ordered that the man must have no contact with the woman. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Attempted Murder Charge

Court: Man Denies Attempted Murder Charge

Appearing in Court today [June 1], a 22-year-old man denied charges of attempting to murder a woman and, without lawful excuse, handling a firearm. Gavaska Lodge-Bascome was charged with offences alleged to have occurred on 1st May 2017 in Pembroke. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Lodge-Bascome must re-appear at the 3rd July Supreme Court Arraignments,... Read more of this article

Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Currency Circulating

Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Currency Circulating

The police are urging the public to “be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes currently in circulation.” A police spokesperson said, “Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the member of staff receiving the fake money should hold on to it, note the description of the individual... Read more of this article

Court: 26-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Court: 26-Year-Old Denies Assaulting Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 26-year-old Mikhail Butterfield denied that he had unlawfully assaulted a woman and had stolen her cellphone and wallet. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered that Butterfield was to be held in custody until 14th June when he will appear for mention. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

17-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

The 17-year-old male who was injured in a shooting on Friday night [May 19] in the North Shore/ Glebe Road area has been transferred from the ICU to a general ward at the hospital. Yesterday, police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [May 26th] the 17-year-old male shot and injured around 11:15pm Friday, May 19th in the North... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Denies Assault & Threat

Court: 36-Year-Old Denies Assault & Threat

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 36-year-old man denied uttering threatening words and assaulting a woman. Damany Burchall pleaded not guilty to uttering threatening words to a woman, with the Court hearing he allegedly said to her: “I’m going to f***** kill you. Just take me to jail.” Burchall also denied unlawfully assaulting the same woman. Burchall... Read more of this article

Court: 52-Year-Old Jailed For Assaulting Police

Court: 52-Year-Old Jailed For Assaulting Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court, Edmund Smith was convicted ofassaulting Inspector Scott Devine outside the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016. The 52-year-old was sentenced to one year imprisonment by Magistrate Archibald Warner for the offence. Related StoriesCourt: Ten People Appear For Arraignments Court: Hayward, Furbert, Tweed,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Court: Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [May 25], Troy Burgess was charged with attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. The alleged offences occurred on May 14, 2017 in Pembroke. As the case must be heard in the Supreme Court, he did not have to enter a plea and was remanded into custody by Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo. [Note:... Read more of this article

Three Females Injured While Avoiding Shooting

Three Females Injured While Avoiding Shooting

The 17-year-old young man that was shot on Friday night was “part of a gathering of individuals at a residence,” and “three females that were also part of that gathering avoided being shot but sustained non-life threatening, non-gun related injuries getting out of harm’s way,” the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Southside Track

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Southside Track

Two motocross bikes – 50cc and 65cc – have recently been stolen from the Southside Motocross Track in St. Davids, along with a street bike, with information sought on their whereabouts. The incident occurred after 8.00pm on Saturday evening [May 20], and according to a member of the Bermuda Motocross Club, all three bikes were stolen from... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Remains In ICU After Shooting

17-Year-Old Remains In ICU After Shooting

The 17-year-old male who was injured in a shooting on Friday night [May 19] in the North Shore Road, Glebe Road Devonshire area remains in stable condition in the ICU.A police spokesperson said, “At last check the 17-year-old male shot and injured around 11:15pm Friday, May 19th in the North Shore Road, Glebe Road Devonshire area remained in... Read more of this article