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Murder Trial: Jury Hears About Music Video

Murder Trial: Jury Hears About Music Video

A jury in the trial of five teenagers charged in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede heard how a music video mirrored the crime, according to the latest report from Nottingham Post. The report said, “A murder jury heard that a music video mirrored the knife killing of teenager Lyrico Steede, who was chased from a Bulwell... Read more of this article

Bermudian Jailed In USA For Cocaine Charge

Bermudian Jailed In USA For Cocaine Charge

Micah Daniel Jimenez has been sentenced to one year and one day imprisonment in an American prison in connection with importing cocaine into the United States en route to Bermuda from the Dominican Republic. According to documents from the Florida Southern District Court, Jimenez’s sentence will be followed by one year of supervised release, as... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Court: Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Appearing in in Magistrates’ Court, a 41-year-old-man was charged with sexually assaulting two girls. According to ZBM, the man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, is charged with allegedly committing the offences after trespassing into the Brangman Care Home in Devonshire on November 24, 2018. The defendant was not required... Read more of this article

Court: Teen Denies Playing Any Part In Attack

Court: Teen Denies Playing Any Part In Attack

A teenage male denied playing any part in the fatal attack on 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede, according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post. The story said, “A 17-year-old boy among a group of young people on trial for the murder of Lyrico Steede has denied playing any part in the attack. “The teenager – who is too... Read more of this article

Court: 57-Yr-Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

Court: 57-Yr-Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A 57-year-old man pleaded not guilty to multiple sexual offences alleged to have taken place against a girl under the age of 14. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, denied touching a young person sexually while being in a position of trust on a date unknown between 2008 and 2012. He further denied... Read more of this article

Court: Teen Alleged To Have Admitted Stabbing

Court: Teen Alleged To Have Admitted Stabbing

Jurors in a murder trial of five teenagers accused of killing 17-year-old Lyrico Steede in England heard one of the accused allegedly admitted to stabbing the Bermudian teenager, according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post. The story said, “One of five people accused of the murder of Lyrico Steede claimed co-accused Kasharn Campbell... Read more of this article

Court: Bevan Stole $63,000 From His Mother

Court: Bevan Stole $63,000 From His Mother

A 51-year-old Welsh man who was jailed in Wales for his role in swindling over $1.8 million from the Bermuda Government has been sentenced to additional jail time for stealing £50,000 [$63,894] from his own mother. Jeffrey Bevan, an accountant from Wales, was employed as Payments Manager for the Bermuda Government from 2011 to 2013, and in a previous... Read more of this article

‘$5,750 Does Seem To Be Unreasonably Low’

‘$5,750 Does Seem To Be Unreasonably Low’

An award of $5,750 to a shooting victim from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board seemed “unreasonably low,” the Court of Appeal has said, with the Court substituting an award of $10,000, as well as $1,500 for the victim’s legal costs. The ruling said, “The Appellant in this case, Lionel Thomas was the victim of a firearm attack... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested After Last Night’s Shootings

Two Men Arrested After Last Night’s Shootings

Two men have now been arrested in connection with last night’s shootings, which saw two males on a motorcycle shoot at home in Warwick, and then two males on a motorcycle shoot at a 58-year-old man walking in Pembroke 20 minutes later. No one was injured in either incident, and the police noted that the man who was shot at while he was out walking... Read more of this article

Two Shootings Tonight, One Person Arrested

Two Shootings Tonight, One Person Arrested

One person has been arrested after police responded to two shootings this evening [Nov 28], the first involving two men on a motorcycle shooting at a residence in Warwick, and then 20 minutes later two men on a motorcycle shot at a man walking in the Happy Valley Road area – with the police confirming that there are no reported injuries from... Read more of this article

Armed Robbery At Coco Reef Hotel In Paget

Armed Robbery At Coco Reef Hotel In Paget

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Coco Reef Hotel in Paget at 2:24am this morning, with two males “brandishing bladed articles” entering the hotel, demanding cash and leaving after being “given an undisclosed amount of money.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of... Read more of this article

Court Upholds Sentence For Gun Possession

Court Upholds Sentence For Gun Possession

The Court of Appeal has upheld the 10 year sentence handed down to Dion Cholmondeley, who was convicted of having a loaded gun, with the Crown having argued that the sentence was “manifestly inadequate” and seeking a 12 year sentence. The ruling said, “On the 4th December, 2017 following an earlier plea of guilty, Mr Cholmondeley  was... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Appeal For Drug/Gun Sentence

Court Dismisses Appeal For Drug/Gun Sentence

The court has dismissed an appeal from a ship crew member who was convicted of charges including importing drugs and a firearm. In June 2015, Romonito Adlawan, a national of the Philippines, pleaded guilty to importation of a prohibited weapon, importation of a controlled drug, and money laundering. The ruling said that “taking into account... Read more of this article