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Brothers Jailed In England On Drug Charges

Brothers Jailed In England On Drug Charges

Marcus Weeks and his brother Dalji Waldron have been sentenced to over four years in jail in the UK after being convicted of charges of conspiracy to supply cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis. This is according to a story in the Lincolnite, which said, “Marcus Weeks and his younger brother Dalji Waldron, whose father Michael Weeks is the Minister of Social... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Happy Valley Lane Shooting

Witness Appeal: Happy Valley Lane Shooting

The investigation regarding Sunday night’s shooting in the Happy Valley Lane area of Pembroke continues, with the police appealing for witnesses. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives continue their appeal for witnesses regarding the confirmed firearm incident that took place around 11:45pm Sunday, October 21st outside a residence on Happy... Read more of this article

Court: Teenage Murder Suspects Met In A Car

Court: Teenage Murder Suspects Met In A Car

Teenage murder suspects are alleged to have met in a car as 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede lay critically injured in an English hospital, according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post. The report said, “Teenage murder suspects met in a car as Lyrico Steede lay dying in hospital from stab wounds, a court heard. There was discussion... Read more of this article

43-Year-Old In Intensive Care Unit After Stabbing

43-Year-Old In Intensive Care Unit After Stabbing

[Updated] A 43-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times early this morning [Oct 23], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of an incident that took place outside a residence on Harbour Road in the area of Valley Road in Paget around 2:53am this morning... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 22] regarding a shooting last night, as well as other recent shootings, with four shootings having taken place over the last four weeks, all within a 1.5 mile radius of each other. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update:... Read more of this article

33-Year-Old Woman Arrested After Collision

33-Year-Old Woman Arrested After Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision tonight [Oct 20] on North Shore Road in Smiths that involved two cars. Traffic is currently being diverted away from the area. A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Smiths in the area of... Read more of this article

14 Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

14 Arrests In Roadside Sobriety Checkpoints

[Updated] From Friday evening to Saturday morning, eight people were arrested due to roadside sobriety checkpoints, one person was arrested following a serious injury collision and one person was arrested for having care and control of a vehicle while under the influence, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Road sobriety checkpoints... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening A Police Officer

Court: Man Denies Threatening A Police Officer

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded not guilty to threatening to kill a police officer and two other charges. William Carlos Astwood, 53, was charged with contravening a Domestic Violence Protection Order on October 12, 2018, by entering a Keith Hall Road residence. He was also charged with using offensive words towards a police officer at the junction... Read more of this article

Court: Phone Linked To Teen Murder Suspect

Court: Phone Linked To Teen Murder Suspect

A phone left in a taxi on the night that 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede was fatally attacked in England has been linked one of the teenagers accused of his murder. This is according to a report by the Nottinghamshire Post, which said, “A lost phone was linked to a teenage murder suspect with odds of 1,000 million to one, a jury heard. “DNA... Read more of this article

Court: Four Teen Defendants Traveled Together

Court: Four Teen Defendants Traveled Together

Four teenagers accused of the murder of 17-year-old Bermudian Lyrico Steede travelled by taxi to the area where he was attacked, according to the latest report from the Nottingham Post. The story said, “Four teenagers accused of the murder of Lyrico Steede travelled by taxi to the area where he was knifed – but did not have the fare upfront. “His... Read more of this article

Court: Defendants Urged To Mind Their Manners

Court: Defendants Urged To Mind Their Manners

[Written by Don Burgess] Defendants had to mind their manners in plea court as several were reprimanded by Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe. When one defendant didn’t mind his manners in trying to work out how to pay his $340 fine, Mr Wolffe reminded him about proper protocol. The exchange went like this: “Can I have some time?” “Sorry?” “Can... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Stealing $200 Worth Of Meat

Court: Man Denies Stealing $200 Worth Of Meat

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $200 worth of meat two years, with some discussion around his appearance in Court, with George Wilson saying he never got a notice to appear in court in May, 2016. However in court today, Mr Wilson denied stealing $205.69 in meat from a local grocery store. His next court appearance... Read more of this article

Court: Man With Twenty Year Old Warrant

Court: Man With Twenty Year Old Warrant

[Written by Don Burgess] 20 years after a warrant was issued for his arrest, a man appeared in court this week. The man, who is in his 60s, was initially charged with a speeding offence. He told the court, “I was taken by surprise by this [his arrest]. Last night as I was sitting in my cell it came back to me.” The man told Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article