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Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

Court: 30-Year-Old Denies Child Porn Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Devonshire man accused of accused seven counts of accessing child pornography images and videos saw his trial begin in front of an eight-woman, four-man jury. The prosecution claims that over 1,200 pictures and videos were accessed by the man. The 30-year old defendant has denied all the charges. The man allegedly accessed... Read more of this article

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 27-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 27-year-old man denied a count of sexual assault that allegedly occurred last month. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on February 14, 2019 in Southampton, and he is also charged with sexually assaulting the same woman on another date. The 27-year-old also... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into Armed Robbery

Investigation Continues Into Armed Robbery

The investigation continues regarding a reported armed robbery at the Ord Road Mini Market in Paget and police said they are “following very specific lines of inquiry.”A police spokesperson said, “The investigation continues regarding a reported armed robbery at the Ord Road Mini Market in Paget and police are following very specific... Read more of this article

Nine People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Nine People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Nine people were arrested for impaired driving from Friday night [March 8] until Sunday night [March 10]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of nine motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from Friday night [March 8th] until Sunday night [March 10th]. “While... Read more of this article

Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

Robbery At Business On Ord Road In Paget

A robbery took place at a business on Ord Road in Paget this morning [March 9] with a male brandishing a “bladed article” and demanding money, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to a report of a robbery that took place on Ord Road in Paget. “Details are still emerging but it appears that... Read more of this article

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

[Written by Don Burgess] Jurors saw a police video interview of a Czech Republic national accused of trying to smuggle over $8 million worth of heroin into Bermuda. The amount is believed to be the largest heroin seizure in Bermuda history. Josef Vleck was allegedly caught at the LF Wade International Airport on September 23, 2017. His trial has been... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

Court: Man Denies Multiple Drug Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A Hamilton Parish man denied multiple drug charges in the Supreme Court. Adam King, 39, pleads not guilty to charges of having a controlled drug with intent to supply and one charge of having drug equipment, which was alleged to be a digital scale. Mr King denied having cocaine, diamorphine, cannabis, and cannabis resin. His... Read more of this article

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 37-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] A 37-year-old man denied a charge of serious sexual assault. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, also pleaded not guilty to trespassing. The offences are alleged to have occurred on September 6, 2018. His trial is scheduled for June 10, 2019. Related StoriesCourt: Man Denies Charge Of... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

Court: Man Admits Multiple Drugs Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A St George’s man pleaded guilty to multiple drugs offences in the Supreme Court. Marvin Woolridge, 55, admitted to importing cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin, and also admitted to possessing those three drugs with an intent to supply on February 4, 2018. Social inquiry and other reports were ordered before he is brought... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening To Kill Someone

Court: Man Denies Threatening To Kill Someone

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Court, a 55-year-old Sandys man denied sending a letter to an MP threatening to kill someone. Perry Smith also pleaded not guilty to being in a public place with an offensive weapon. It is alleged that on or around August 10, 2018, Mr Smith sent a letter to MP and lawyer Michael Scott threatening to kill a person. He... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: 60-Year-Old Sandys Man Arrested

Police Confirm: 60-Year-Old Sandys Man Arrested

The police have confirmed the arrest of a 60-year-old Sandys man in “connection with a sexual assault.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the arrest of a 60-year-old Sandys man in connection with a sexual assault. “He was subsequently released on Police bail and an investigation into the matter is... Read more of this article

Court: Minors Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Court: Minors Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] “Please just leave the children alone.” That was the earnest plea from Supreme Court Justice Carlisle Greaves as he was sentencing sex offender David Minors to five years in prison for charges including sexual exploitation of a minor by a person in a position of trust and showing the boy pornographic material. Minors... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

Man Arrested In Connection With Stabbing

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 59-year-old man last night at a Warwick residence, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A 20-year-old Warwick man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 59-year-old Warwick man at a Random Lane, Warwick residence around 6:30pm Tuesday, February... Read more of this article