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Court: Impaired Driving Appeal Dismissed

Court: Impaired Driving Appeal Dismissed

The court has dismissed an appeal by Mark Wilson, who was convicted of driving while impaired, refusing a breathalyzer, and behaving in a threatening manner towards a police officer The Court’s ruling said, “The Appellant was tried and convicted by the learned Magistrate, Mr. Khamisi Tokunbo, on 14 November 2017 in respect of offences which were... Read more of this article

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Two drink-drivers have been banned from the road for 18 months. Lino Nanud and Wayne Broadley-Samuels appeared at Magistrates’ Court this morning and admitted driving when the proportion of alcohol in their blood was over the prescribed limit. Nanud, 34, of Pembroke was stopped by officers at 8.15pm on March 30 on Middle Road in Warwick. When questioned... Read more of this article

Drivers Arrested After Collisions In Paget, Sandys

Drivers Arrested After Collisions In Paget, Sandys

Two drivers have been arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after two separate collisions, one involved a female pedestrian being injured in Sandys, while the other was a collision involving two cars in Paget. Man Arrested After Female Pedestrian Injured in Sandys A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:15pm Wednesday, October 11th a 59-year-old... Read more of this article

Two People Arrested After Cycle, Car Collisions

Two People Arrested After Cycle, Car Collisions

A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing a car into a tree in St George’s, while a 32-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing her cycle into a wall in Devonshire. Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In St. George’s A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30am on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Column: 7 Words That Could Make A Difference

Column: 7 Words That Could Make A Difference

[Opinion column written by Erica Rance Mill] The Bermuda Road Safety council would like to take this time to wish everyone a very safe and joyous Christmas and all the best for the New Year. We would also like for everyone to read and think about the following message. It is the season to be merry, but how many of us will take that too far this year... Read more of this article

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