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Washington Convicted Of Stefan Burgess Murder

Washington Convicted Of Stefan Burgess Murder

Following the conviction of Julian Washington for the murder of Stefan Burgess, the police have thanked “all the members of the public who had the courage to come forward and give evidence, without whom Bermuda would not be a safer place today.” Mr. Burgess was shot multiple times while at a residence in the Glebe Road, Pembroke area in... Read more of this article

Tyrone Pedro To Be Sentenced On May 21st

Tyrone Pedro To Be Sentenced On May 21st

Tyrone Pedro appeared in yesterday’s [May 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Session, where a sentencing date of 21st May 2014 was set. The 23-year-old has already pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Steven Jireh Iris who died as a result of a stabbing that took place outside of a residence of Glebe Road on August 23, 2013. He was taken to... Read more of this article

Man Denies Murder Of Garry ‘Fingas’ Cann

Man Denies Murder Of Garry ‘Fingas’ Cann

In this morning’s [May 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Session, Jermaine Simmons, 38, pleaded not guilty to the premeditated murder of Garry “Fingas” Cann on 15th December 2009 and to using a firearm to commit an indictable offence on the same date. The Crown indicated that they intend to join this case with the case against Zikai Cann, who... Read more of this article

Video: Police On Murder Of Erin Richardson

Video: Police On Murder Of Erin Richardson

The Police held a press conference today [Apr 24] to provide information on the murder of Erin Richardson, who was gunned down outside his Southampton home last night. At about 10.45pm last night, Mr. Richardson was outside his Riveria Crescent, Southampton residence when the assailant[s] started shooting at him. He ran into the house, and when the... Read more of this article

Police Identify Murder Victim As Erin Richardson

Police Identify Murder Victim As Erin Richardson

[Updating: Police have identified the murder victim as 29 year old Erin Richardson.] At sometime around 11.00pm on Wednesday evening [Apr 23] there was a shooting in the Southampton area and police — including Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro — can be seen in the area, and crime scene tape is also visible. Area residents are indicating... Read more of this article

Opinion: MP Jeff Sousa On Film Crew Refusal

Opinion: MP Jeff Sousa On Film Crew Refusal

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Jeff Sousa] I think some Bermudians are looking the wrong way at Minister Michael Fahy’s refusal to grant a Canadian team permission to film a program about the murder of Rebecca Middleton. There is some feeling in the community that this is an attack on freedom of expression. How could that possibly be? The story... Read more of this article

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Middleton Refusal Gains International Coverage

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy’s decision to deny an overseas film crew temporary work permits is now being carried by some overseas media outlets including those in Canada, Jamaica and even as far away as New Zealand. The news was distributed by the Associated Press, who began their report by saying, “Bermuda has denied temporary work... Read more of this article

Roban: Banning Crew Is ‘Affront To Freedom’

Roban: Banning Crew Is ‘Affront To Freedom’

“Minister Fahy’s decision to ban the overseas film crew is an affront to freedom of expression,” and the PLP encourages him to reverse his decision, Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Walter Roban said this evening [Apr 6]. Citing “potential reputational risks to Bermuda,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy denied work permits to... Read more of this article

Middleton Film Crew Denied Work Permits

Middleton Film Crew Denied Work Permits

[Updated] Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy has denied work permits to an overseas film crew — who planned to film a documentary on the Rebecca Middleton murder — citing “potential reputational risks to Bermuda.” When the matter first arose late last month the Minister had said, “”The Middleton film crew were not... Read more of this article

Zikai Cann’s Murder Trial Set For June 2nd

Zikai Cann’s Murder Trial Set For June 2nd

The trial for Zikai Cann — who is charged in connection with the 2009 murder of Garry “Fingas” Cann — has been set for June 2nd. This new date was set during yesterday’s [Apr 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Session. The defendant’s lawyer Charles Richardson asked that there should be no further delays in this... Read more of this article


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