Tag: Crime in Bermuda

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

30 Min. Video: 30 Lives/30 Minutes Of Solidarity

“30/30 Thursday: 30 Lives/30 Minutes of Solidarity: Die-In Event” was held on Thursday [Dec 18], bringing the community together in order to make a show of solidarity against gun violence in Bermuda. “Since 2003, Bermuda has lost 30 of our sons to gun violence. 87% of those senseless deaths have taken place since 2009, that’s in the... Read more of this article

29 Year Old Woman Remanded Into Custody

29 Year Old Woman Remanded Into Custody

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 19], a 29-year-old woman faced charges of handling $9,387 knowing the funds to be the proceeds of crime. Aided by an interpreter, Ms Eliana Medina — who is a Colombian national who was said to reside in Miami, Florida — was charged with handling $9,387 knowing the funds to be the proceeds of crime... Read more of this article

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Man Admits Possessing Over $20K Of Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], a 41-year-old man pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis which the court heard had a street value of over $20,000. Devonshire resident Ijah Richardson pleaded guilty to possessing 423 grams of cannabis said to have a street value of $21,150, with the Court also hearing he was in possession of scissors,... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Trespass & $41,000 Theft

Woman Charged With Trespass & $41,000 Theft

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 19], 55-year-old woman denied trespassing and stealing over $40,00 worth of jewellery. Ms Carla Hunte pleaded not guilty to a change that on a date unknown between 23 August and 31 October 2014, she trespassed in a residence and stole jewellery valued at $41,560. She also pleaded not guilty to handling... Read more of this article

Dion Hart Charged With Prince Edness Murder

Dion Hart Charged With Prince Edness Murder

[Updated: Charges dropped] Dion Hart was remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Prince Edness in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 16]. Hart, a Pembroke resident, was charged with five offences including the murder of Prince Edness, using a firearm to commit the offence, using a firearm during flight and possessing a firearm and... Read more of this article

Opinion: Sen. Daniels On Tackling Gang Violence

Opinion: Sen. Daniels On Tackling Gang Violence

[Opinion column written by Senator Marc Daniels] Recently OBA Senator and Junior Minister of National Security Jeff Baron stated that, in his view, “we are stronger than any gangs, stronger than any sub-communities, stronger than any root causes.” While I accept that the Senator’s contribution is filled with good intentions, I humbly... Read more of this article

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 15], a 51-year-old guest worker pleaded guilty to unlawfully using fireworks. Brian Lemmon — who just arrived on the island — pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully using fireworks in St Georges on 11th and 12th December 2014. Mr Lemmon admitted to setting off an aerial rocket on each... Read more of this article

41 Yr Old Man Injured In Front Street Altercation

41 Yr Old Man Injured In Front Street Altercation

On Friday evening [Dec 12], a 41-year-old man was injured during an altercation on Front Street, with members of the public providing first aid to the victim before he was taken to hospital via ambulance. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:50pm on Friday, December 12th first responders were dispatched to a report of an injured man on Front... Read more of this article

Working Together We Can Make Positive Change

Working Together We Can Make Positive Change

On behalf of the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Philip Trott, President of Epsilon Theta Lambda Chapter offered condolences to all families and loved ones who have ever been affected by gun violence in Bermuda. The Men of Alpha believe that every loss of life is tragic. Mr. Trott said, “We believe that every life has value. Each life... Read more of this article

Lawyer Charged: Perverting Course Of Justice

Lawyer Charged: Perverting Course Of Justice

In Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 8], three men – lawyer Kamal Worrell, Devon Hewey, and Dujon Reid-Anderson – were charged with perverting the course of justice in a Supreme Court attempted murder case involving Mr. Hewey and Cervio Cox. Mr. Worrell, 34, and Mr. Reid-Anderson had bail set at $10,000 each, while Mr. Hewey will remain... Read more of this article


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