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Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 30-year-old man pleaded guilty to refusing to take a breathalyzer test following a collision earlier this month. Bogdan-Dan Datcu pleaded not guilty to driving whilst impaired, but pleaded guilty to refusing to take the breathalyzer test. He was fined $1,200 and disqualified from driving all vehicles for the next 18... Read more of this article

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Tree

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Tree

[Updated] A 30-year-old Pembroke man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Sunday evening which resulted in the car crashing into a tree on Reid Street.A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:30pm on Sunday, November 20th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle crash on Reid Street... Read more of this article

Roadside Breath Testing & Speed Cameras

Roadside Breath Testing & Speed Cameras

The RSC is “very glad to see that Government remains committed to introducing roadside breath testing” and is “also pleased that Government is committed to installing speed cameras around the Island,” Bermuda Road Safety Council Chairwoman Erica Rance Mill said following the Throne Speech today.Throne Speech Extract The relevant... Read more of this article

41-Year-Old Arrested After Van Lands Overboard

41-Year-Old Arrested After Van Lands Overboard

A 41-year-old man has been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence after a van was found in the water off Mangrove Road in Sandys this morning. “This morning, Police responded to a report of a van found in the water off of Mangrove Road, in Sandys,” a police spokesperson said.“It appears that the driver of the van lost... Read more of this article

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Collision

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Collision

A 39-year-old Sandys parish man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision last night in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:45pm on Thursday, October 20th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on South Road in Devonshire near the junction with Melville Crescent. “Details... Read more of this article

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

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