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Court: Man & Woman Deny Cannabis Charges

Court: Man & Woman Deny Cannabis Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 16], Maxine Simmons, 58, and Michael Denbrook , 60, pleaded not guilty to charges involving alleged cannabis possession. Ms Simmons pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis and having items, such as digital scales, for use with with illegal substances. Mr Denbrook pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis. Magistrate... Read more of this article

Opinion: Sen. Daniels On Tackling Gang Violence

Opinion: Sen. Daniels On Tackling Gang Violence

[Opinion column written by Senator Marc Daniels] Recently OBA Senator and Junior Minister of National Security Jeff Baron stated that, in his view, “we are stronger than any gangs, stronger than any sub-communities, stronger than any root causes.” While I accept that the Senator’s contribution is filled with good intentions, I humbly... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 5 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 5 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Dec 13/14] police officers arrested five people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 21 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Currency

Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Currency

The Bermuda Police Service said they have “noticed an increase in the number of counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes being reported to police recently. The most recent is A1498951.” “With the holiday season upon us, businesses are asked to remind their staff to be especially vigilant when accepting larger denominations, in particular the... Read more of this article

Man Remanded On Trespass, Prowling Charges

Man Remanded On Trespass, Prowling Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 15], a 48-year-old man was remanded in custody after facing charges involving trespassing, prowling, and stealing. Stanley Davis faced four charges, alleging that on one occasion Mr Davis was armed with a knife and that on another he stole items to the value of $450. The cases relate to alleged acts... Read more of this article

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 15], a 51-year-old guest worker pleaded guilty to unlawfully using fireworks. Brian Lemmon — who just arrived on the island — pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully using fireworks in St Georges on 11th and 12th December 2014. Mr Lemmon admitted to setting off an aerial rocket on each... Read more of this article

Video: HMS Argyll Makes Big Cocaine Seizure

Video: HMS Argyll Makes Big Cocaine Seizure

The HMS Argyll — which recently assisting with the clean-up following Hurricane Gonzalo — has made another big drug bust, this time shooting out the engines of a boat carrying 215 kilos of cocaine. The snipers took aim from a Lynx helicopter after the boat refused to stop, successfully disabling all three engines in seconds and bringing... Read more of this article

41 Yr Old Man Injured In Front Street Altercation

41 Yr Old Man Injured In Front Street Altercation

On Friday evening [Dec 12], a 41-year-old man was injured during an altercation on Front Street, with members of the public providing first aid to the victim before he was taken to hospital via ambulance. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:50pm on Friday, December 12th first responders were dispatched to a report of an injured man on Front... Read more of this article

Police: Gunshot Reports Attributed To Fireworks

Police: Gunshot Reports Attributed To Fireworks

[Updated] For the last two nights there have been reports of gun shots being heard in the eastern end of the island, and the police said it has now been “ascertained that a 51 year old male” has been setting off fireworks. A police spokesperson said, “For the last two nights there have been reports of gun shots being heard in the eastern... Read more of this article

Woman Ordered To Pay $6K In Fines Today

Woman Ordered To Pay $6K In Fines Today

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 12], Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered a 24-year-old woman to pay approximately $6,000 in outstanding fines today or serve 100 days in prison in default. The Magistrate gave Courtney Lambert until 31st March 2015 to pay $3,500 in new fines that were imposed today. The old fines were for multiple traffic... Read more of this article


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