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Video/Photos: Crashed Car Removed From Water

Video/Photos: Crashed Car Removed From Water

[Updated with video] A man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing a car through a wall on Harbour Road in Paget, ending up overboard in the harbour.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:48am on Saturday 24-October, Police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction of Lovers... Read more of this article

Driver Tells Court He Was Drinking Guinness

Driver Tells Court He Was Drinking Guinness

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 29], a 37-year-old man was fined $1,200 and  disqualified from driving after pleading guilty to driving with excess alcohol in his blood. Craig Canute Mullings pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol in his blood in Hamilton in the wee hours of Monday morning 28th September. The police alco-analyzer... Read more of this article

Court Hears Driver Struck Multiple Parked Cars

Court Hears Driver Struck Multiple Parked Cars

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 24] a 62-year-old man admitted driving while under the influence, with the Court hearing that bystanders intervened after he struck multiple parked cars in a supermarket parking lot. Antonio DaPonte Medeiros,  assisted by an interpreter, plead guilty to the incident, with the Court hearing it took... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty To DUI & Driving Violations

Man Pleads Guilty To DUI & Driving Violations

A 48-year-old American guest worker, who had been on the Island for only week at the time he was stopped by police, appeared in Plea Court this morning [Sept 10] and came away with $2,600 in fines after pleading guilty to having no driver’s licence, no vehicle licence, no third party insurance, and driving with excess alcohol in his blood. All four... Read more of this article

Teen Pleads Guilty: Causing GBH While Driving

Teen Pleads Guilty: Causing GBH While Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 9], 18-year-old Pembroke resident Anthony Cherrington pleaded guilty to giving a false statement to police and causing grievous bodily harm to another person by dangerous driving whilst the level of alcohol in his blood exceeded the legal limit. All the offences stemmed from a collision on Harbour Road in Paget... Read more of this article

Column: Undertaking, DUI, Crashes, Road Safety

Column: Undertaking, DUI, Crashes, Road Safety

[Opinion column written by Jeremy Deacon] We’ve all got a story to tell about the incredible stuff we’ve seen on the roads – the undertaking, the hair-raising overtaking, the drinking and driving, the crashes we’ve witnessed. There are those, though, who have other stories to tell – how only time can heal the loss of a loved one, the painful... Read more of this article

Woman Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

Woman Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 34 year old woman was arrested on Friday night [Aug 14] for suspicion of driving while impaired after the car she was driving collided with a motorcycle on Reid Street near the junction with Burnaby Street resulting in the rider being injured. A Police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45pm August 14th, police responded to a collision along Reid... Read more of this article

Top Runner Pleads Guilty: Driving While Impaired

Top Runner Pleads Guilty: Driving While Impaired

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Aug 14] 31-year-old Lamont Marshall plead guilty to driving whilst impaired on 3rd August 2015. He was fined $2,500, and Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo also disqualified Marshall from driving all vehicles for three years. Before being sentenced, Mr Marshall, who is one of the island’s top runners, told the... Read more of this article

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision early Monday morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2am on Monday, June 15th first responders attended a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire, near the junction with Barkers Hill. “The injured rider, a 34... Read more of this article

Visitor Fined $1,500 For Driving While Impaired

Visitor Fined $1,500 For Driving While Impaired

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [June 8], a visitor to Bermuda, John Charles Osborne, left an additional $1,500 in Bermuda after he pleaded guilty to driving whilst impaired in Warwick on 5th June 2015. That was the fine levied by Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe after he accepted the guilty plea and convicted Mr Osborne of the offence. The... Read more of this article

27 Year Old Man Fined & Disqualified For DUI

27 Year Old Man Fined & Disqualified For DUI

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 27-year-old Sergiu Cazacu pleaded guilty to driving whilst the level of alcohol in his blood exceeded the legal limit. He was fined $1,200 and disqualified from driving all vehicles for eighteen months. Crown Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that around 2:50am on 31st May, following a report of... Read more of this article

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 22-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Parsons Road on Monday evening, which saw a motorcyclist taken to KEMH for treatment.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Monday, May 25th first responders attended a reported collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons... Read more of this article

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Apr 21], 73-year-old taxi driver Neville Smith pleaded guilty to driving whilst the level of alcohol in his blood exceeded the legal limit. The Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that Mr Smith had been involved in a collision with another car on Camp Road in Warwick late night on 18th April. Police... Read more of this article