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Third Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

Third Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall, marking the third person following the fatal shooting in St David’s on December 29th, 2018. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the arrest of a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall on 29th December,... Read more of this article

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A Czech man who has experienced problems getting trial date set because of a lack of interpreters apparently has issues getting a dentist appointment as well. Josef Vleck, from the Czech Republic, has been awaiting trial for over a year, since his arrest in September 2017, for allegedly importing $8.5 in heroin. Mr Vleck —... Read more of this article

Court: Burgess, Rogers Murder Trial Set For June

Court: Burgess, Rogers Murder Trial Set For June

[Written by Don Burgess] A brother and sister accused of the murder of Marcus Gibbings will go to trial in June. Katrina Burgess and her brother Cleveland Rogers have both denied being involved in the murder of Mr Gibbings. Their trial date has been set for June 4, 2019. Mr Gibbings was found stabbed to death in an apartment in Devonshire on or about... Read more of this article

Court: Bomb Hoaxer Given Time To Pay Fines

Court: Bomb Hoaxer Given Time To Pay Fines

[Written by Don Burgess] The man who last January phoned in a fake bomb threat to the Dame Lois Browne-Evans Building to avoid a court hearing was back before the bench for failing to pay his fines from that event as well as several cases. Robert Somner, 37, explained to the court how his life has fallen apart since the incident. “After last year’s... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Taking Two Vehicles

Court: Man Denies Taking Two Vehicles

[Written by Don Burgess] Tarik Ebbin, 21 denied two charges of taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission. Mr Ebbin, from Sandy’s parish, pled not guilty to taking a black SYM on December 19, and he also denied taking a blue Honda on December 20. Judge Anderson granted Mr Ebbin bail on the conditions he put up $2,000 for each offence... Read more of this article

Second Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

Second Man Arrested In Connection With Murder

Police have confirmed that a 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall, which marks the second person arrested following the fatal shooting in St David’s. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the arrest of a 24-year-old man in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall... Read more of this article

Ten People Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Ten People Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Ten motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving from December 28 2018 to January 1 2019 at road sobriety checkpoints. A police spokesperson said, “A total of 10 motorists were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving from Friday night [December 28th 2018] until Tuesday night [January 1st 2019]. “More than half of those arrested... Read more of this article

Video: Police On Murder Of Ronniko Burchall

Video: Police On Murder Of Ronniko Burchall

[Updated] The police are holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 30] on the shooting of a 30-year-old man in St David’s. We will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 5.09pm: The police have confirmed the shooting victim, 30-year old Ronniko Burchall, has died. The police also said “as... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

Police Confirm Shooting Victim Has Died

The 30-year-old man who was shot early Saturday morning [Dec 29] is still listed in “extremely critical condition” in the hospital, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “The 30-year-old man who was shot in an incident that took place at St. Davids Cricket Club at 1:40am on Saturday December 29th is still listen in extremely... Read more of this article

Minister ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Shooting

Minister ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Shooting

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said he is “deeply concerned to learn of today’s shooting,” and urged those “who were present at St. David’s Cricket Club and saw something to come forward and say something.” The Minister’s comments follow after a shooting early this morning [Dec 29] in St Davids, with... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Man Shot Outside St. David’s CC

Police Confirm Man Shot Outside St. David’s CC

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a shooting incident early this morning [Dec 29] at the St. David’s Cricket Club property, where Bernews unofficially understands, a man has been shot and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Multiple police vehicles and armed officers can be seen in the area. Further details are limited... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Arrested Following Police Pursuit

Motorcyclist Arrested Following Police Pursuit

A motorcyclist was arrested on Monday [Dec 24] after taking police on a chase in the Warwick and Paget area, before he ran and then gave up, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “On Monday at 5:15pm officers were stationary at Christ Church Warwick when a male on a blue and white unregistered motocross cycle was seen travelling westerly... Read more of this article

Two Men Arrested After Drugs And Guns Seized

Two Men Arrested After Drugs And Guns Seized

Two arrests have been made in connection with the recent seizure where three firearms were found along with a large quantity of drugs. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is continuing an active investigation into the the firearms and drugs incident that took place on Wednesday and Thursday last week where 3 firearms were found... Read more of this article