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Two Men Arrested, Released On Police Bail

Two Men Arrested, Released On Police Bail

The two men that were arrested in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Danshun Swann were released on police bail on Thursday evening, the police have confirmed. Mr Swann was fatally stabbed during a fight involving a group of males outside Southampton Rangers Sports Club on August 27th. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Two Teens Arrested In Connection With Prowling

Two Teens Arrested In Connection With Prowling

Two 15-year-old males have been arrested in connection with a “report of prowling” outside a Hamilton parish residence, with the incident having “been captured on the home’s security camera system and shared via social media,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A 15-year-old boy was arrested Thursday... Read more of this article

Images Circulate, Police Launch Investigation

Images Circulate, Police Launch Investigation

Following the circulation of video and images on social media that “show two males behaving suspiciously around a house,” the police have launched an investigation into the matter and have urged anyone who may know the identity of the males to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “Presently there are video images circulating... Read more of this article

Husband: Boat Crash Trial Outcome ‘Not Fair’

Husband: Boat Crash Trial Outcome ‘Not Fair’

“It’s not a fair outcome, it was – there was no justice involved in the whole process, I’m pretty disillusioned with the process,” the grieving widower of Mrs Mary McKee said according to a report from the New Zealand media. His comments follow after 27-year-old Andrew Lake was found not guilty of manslaughter following... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

Two Men Arrested In Connection With Murder

A 24-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were arrested today [Aug 28] “in connection with the murder of 25- year-old Danshun Swann,” the police have confirmed. Yesterday, the police confirmed that Mr Swann was stabbed during a “large fight involving a group of males outside Southampton Rangers Sports Club.” Video of the police press... Read more of this article

Court: Lake Receives Suspended Sentence

Court: Lake Receives Suspended Sentence

[Written by Don Burgess] Andrew Lake received a suspended sentence in connection with the boat collision death of Mary McKee, a visitor from New Zealand who was in Bermuda to attend the America’s Cup. The 27-year-old had been found not guilty of the charge of manslaughter, however he admitted to reckless driving. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons... Read more of this article

Video: Police Confirm Death Of Danshun Swann

Video: Police Confirm Death Of Danshun Swann

[Updated] The police held a press conference this afternoon [Aug 27] regarding the fatal stabbing of 25-year-old Danshun Swann early this morning in Southampton. Earlier today, Police Media Relations Manager Dwayne Caines said, “The Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of an incident that took place at 12:10am on Monday outside of Southampton... Read more of this article

Police: 25-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Stabbed

Police: 25-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Stabbed

[Updated] A man was rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital early this morning [Aug 27] after being stabbed during an incident in Southampton, according to police.Police Media Relations Manager Dwayne Caines said, “The Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of an incident that took place at 12:10am on Monday outside of Southampton Rangers... Read more of this article

Visitors On Cycle Robbed In Hamilton Parish

Visitors On Cycle Robbed In Hamilton Parish

Two visitors riding a rental scooter along Harrington Sound Road this afternoon [Aug 26] were approached by two men on a motorcycle when the pillion passenger attempted to remove a handbag from the scooter’s basket before brandishing a bladed article, according to police. Both cycles then came to a stop and the man was able to take the handbag before... Read more of this article

Court: Lake Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

Court: Lake Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

27-year-old Andrew Lake has been found not guilty of manslaughter following the death last year of Mary McKee in a boating accident. The jury returned its verdict late this afternoon [Aug 24] following a trial in the Supreme Court. Mary McKee, a visitor from New Zealand, was in a small, semi-inflatable vessel in June of last year, when the boat was... Read more of this article

Court: 42-Yr-Old Man Charged With Wounding

Court: 42-Yr-Old Man Charged With Wounding

[Written by Don Burgess] A 42-year-old Warwick man appeared in Magistrates Court charged in connection with an assault on a 29-year-old woman. Ivan Trott was charged with intent to do grievous bodily harm and unlawfully wounding a woman on August 21. He was not required to enter a plea, and his arraignment is scheduled for October 1. He was granted... Read more of this article

Six People Arrested In Connection With Robberies

Six People Arrested In Connection With Robberies

Over the past 24 hours six people have been arrested in connection with the recent spate of robberies, and the police have also recovered stolen property that they believe was taken in those robberies. This was announced by Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley at a press conference this afternoon, with Commissioner Corbishley also noting that the... Read more of this article

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

Court Quashes Conviction For Airline Incident

A man has successfully appealed his conviction for using threatening words and disorderly behaviour on an airline, arguing that a “Bermuda Court lacked jurisdiction” and was “incapable of proving that the conduct complained occurred in Bermuda.” Helder Paulo Vieira filed the appeal, and the Court ruled, “The appeal is accordingly... Read more of this article