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Gun & Ammo Seized, Two Males Arrested

Gun & Ammo Seized, Two Males Arrested

A gun and ammunition were seized and two males were arrested after the police executed a search warrant at a Sandys parish residence today [Apr 24]. A police spokesperson said, “Armed police officers executed a search warrant at a Sound View Road, Sandys parish residence today, April 24th. As a result, two male persons were taken into custody... Read more of this article

Duerr Charged With Firearm, Ammo Possession

Duerr Charged With Firearm, Ammo Possession

Chris Duerr appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 15], and was charged with a number of offences including possessing two firearms, ammunition and cannabis. The charges relate to offences alleged to have occurred on 28 January 2013. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Duerr, 25, was not required to enter a plea. He was... Read more of this article

Search Continues, Drugs & Ammunition Seized

Search Continues, Drugs & Ammunition Seized

[Updated] As of 9pm, Christopher Duerr remains at large, however the police said three other persons were arrested and a quantity of drugs and ammunition was seized from the house. Police have been searching for Duerr from approximately 11am this morning [Jan 28], and have stated they believe he is armed. A large amount of police personnel —... Read more of this article

Commissioner Addresses Recent Gun Violence

Commissioner Addresses Recent Gun Violence

Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva has responded to a ZBM news report suggesting a large shipment of ammunition recently arrived in Bermuda, and the price of ammunition on the streets may have dropped 50%. The past few weeks have seen an increased amount of firearm incidents. Last month there were two shootings with no injuries in Sandys, a shooting... Read more of this article

Ammunition Charges Dropped Against Washington

Ammunition Charges Dropped Against Washington

22-year-old Julian Washington, charged with handing ammunition, had the charges dropped this morning [June 22], with Senior Magistrate Archie Warner saying that “I am of the view that no reasonable jury could convict on such evidence.” The Senior Magistrate’s ruling was that after hearing the Prosecutor’s evidence and the submission... Read more of this article

Photos: Latvian Sailor’s $48 Million Drug Haul

Photos: Latvian Sailor’s $48 Million Drug Haul

Officials have released photos of the seized items after a Latvian sailor charged with being in possession of $48 million worth of cocaine, a gun and ammunition was found guilty yesterday [June 7].29-year-old Janis Zegelis sailed to Bermuda from Trinidad arriving in July 2011, and was arrested on August 1, after Customs officials searched his boat... Read more of this article

Latvian Sailor Guilty: $48 Million Cocaine Charge

Latvian Sailor Guilty: $48 Million Cocaine Charge

A Latvian sailor charged with being in possession of $48 million worth of cocaine, a gun and ammunition was found guilty this afternoon [June 7], with the jury returning a unanimous verdict. 29-year-old Janis Zegelis sailed to Bermuda from Trinidad arriving on July 21, 2011, and was arrested on August 1, after Customs officials searched his boat while... Read more of this article

22-Yr-Old Man Charged: Handling Ammunition

22-Yr-Old Man Charged: Handling Ammunition

22-year-old Julian Washington of Pembroke was remanded into custody this morning [May 14] to re-appear on Monday 28th May 2012. Mr Washington faced the charge of unlawfully handling a .45 calibre cartridge on 8th January 2012 in Pembroke Parish. The case must be tried in the Supreme Court so he was not required to enter a plea, and he was remanded... Read more of this article

18-Yr-Old Charged: Gun Possession

18-Yr-Old Charged: Gun Possession

In Magistrates Court this morning [Nov.21], before Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo, 18-year-old Darin Simons was charged with the indictable offence of being in unlawful possession of a 38 calibre Smith and Wesson revolver and five rounds of 38 calibre ammunition. These offences were alleged to have occurred on 5th November in Devonshire. Since the charges... Read more of this article

Two Guns, Ammunition & Drugs Recovered

Two Guns, Ammunition & Drugs Recovered

Earlier today [Sept. 8] Police recovered two guns and a quantity of ammunition after executing a search in a Devonshire home. A Police spokesman said, “Acting on intelligence, Bermuda Police Service officers executed a search warrant at 2:30pm today [Thursday, September 8th] at a residence on Friswells Road in Devonshire.” “As a result,... Read more of this article

Gun & Ammunition Also Seized From SailBoat

Gun & Ammunition Also Seized From SailBoat

The Bermuda Police confirmed today [Aug.2] that in addition to seizing a “substantial amount” of drugs from a sailboat yesterday, they also found a firearm and ammunition on the boat. Police said that the Latvian man they arrested had diverted to Bermuda after experiencing mechanical problems with his boat while traveling to Europe, and investigations... Read more of this article

Ammo & $10 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized

Ammo & $10 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized

[Updated] Police confirmed today [July 21] that yesterday’s drug bust in Warwick netted over $10 million worth of cocaine, heroin, cannabis, as well as 200 rounds of ammunition. There were 114 kilos of cannabis [251lbs], 1.5 kilos of heroin [3.3lbs], 1 kilo of cocaine [2.2lbs], 50 grams of hash, and four boxes of live ammunition [200 rounds]... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Passengers Found With Ammo

Cruise Ship Passengers Found With Ammo

[Updated] Two American tourists were detained this morning [June 11] after being found with 40 rounds of 9mm ammunition. Officials said as they determined the cruise ship visitors “inadvertently carried” the ammunition to Bermuda, they will not file charges. The tourists, a 26 year old man and a 29 year old female, were released from custody... Read more of this article