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Appeal For Witnesses To Harassment Incident

Appeal For Witnesses To Harassment Incident

The police said they are aware of a social media post that describes an incident involving a man verbally harassing a teenage girl at the bus terminal on Thursday, and have urged any witnesses or people that may know the man’s identity to please contact the police. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a social... Read more of this article

Thefts From Boats At The Foot Of The Lane

Thefts From Boats At The Foot Of The Lane

The police said they are aware of thefts from vessels in the Foot of the Lane, Hamilton Harbour area recently and urge people with any information to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of thefts from vessels in the Foot of the Lane, Hamilton Harbour area recently and encourages members of the... Read more of this article

Burglary At Vera P. Card Store In St. George’s

Burglary At Vera P. Card Store In St. George’s

A police investigation is underway after a burglary at a St. George’s business on Saturday [May 11] resulted in a quantity of jewellery being stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Thieves gained entry to the Vera P. Card store on Water Street in St. George’s around 3am Saturday, May 11th and stole a quantity of jewellery. “The suspects, described... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Handbag Snatch

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Handbag Snatch

Police are appealing for witnesses to a handbag robbery that occurred on Thursday night [May 9] on Woodlands Road in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are continuing their inquiries regarding a reported robbery that occurred around 9pm Thursday, May 9th on Woodlands Road in Pembroke near the junction with Canal Road. “It... Read more of this article

38-Yr-Old Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

38-Yr-Old Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

A 38-year-old man was arrested early this morning [May 10] on suspicion of piloting or being at the helm of a boat while impaired, after a boat had run aground in waters off Spanish Point Pembroke, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4am today [May 10th] marine police responded to a maritime distress call regarding a boat that... Read more of this article

Court: 60-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 60-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [May 9], a Sandys man was charged with sexual assault. The 60-year-old man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, denied intruding on the privacy of a woman and sexually assaulting the same woman. The defendant was ordered to have no contact with the complainant and was granted $5,000 with a like surety. He... Read more of this article

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

The police are yet again reminding people to “remain vigilant” about scam emails, saying “don’t open them, don’t reply, don’t open attachments, don’t click any links contained in the emails and certainly don’t send any money.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is once again advising all residents... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Dangerous Driving In UK

Court: Man Admits Dangerous Driving In UK

A Bermudian man has reportedly been banned from the roads in England after he “roared” around at 80mph and “ignored stop signs,” according to a report in the Nottingham Post. The report said, “A Mercedes driver was banned from the roads after a court heard that he roared round Bestwood Park at 80mph one night. “City magistrates... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

[Written by Don Burgess] A 55-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison for six drug charges. Marvin Woolridge admitted to three charges of possession of cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin and charges of possession with intent to supply. Mr Woolridge was found with drugs when trying to clear customs at LF Wade International Airport in February... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Rape

Court: Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Rape

[Written by Don Burgess] A man was sentenced to eight years in prison for the rape of a teenage girl he committed 30 years ago. Morris O’Brien, 53, was convicted of the crime earlier this year. The crime occurred when O’Brien was 23, and the victim was 15. The court heard how O’Brien, who was known to the family, had knocked on the door of the... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 29-year-old woman denied handling two guns and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Tonae Perinchief-Leader pleaded not guilty to having a Taurus revolver and a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun in July 2015, and she also denied having ammunition. Ms Perinchief-Leader will have to report to the Hamilton Police Station three times a week... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

A 32-year-old Mississippi man pleaded guilty in a Boston federal court to sexually assaulting a minor during a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. An official statement from the Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts — which acknowledged the “valuable assistance” provided by the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Altercation Near Entrance To Horseshoe Bay

Altercation Near Entrance To Horseshoe Bay

Police officers responded to a reported disturbance near the entrance to Horseshoe Bay beach in Southampton yesterday afternoon [April 30]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4pm Tuesday, April 30th, police officers responded to a reported disturbance near the entrance to Horseshoe Bay beach in Southampton. “The participants in the altercation... Read more of this article