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History: Spy’s Life Included Time In Bermuda

History: Spy’s Life Included Time In Bermuda

A man who was once imprisoned in Bermuda went on to live an incredibly colourful life filled with drama, danger, and high adventure. Initially brought to Bermuda as a Boer prisoner after escaping from prison in Portugal, he ended up becoming a spy, faking his own death at the hands Amazonian natives, and escaping from another prison after pretending... Read more of this article

Court: Jamiko Bean Charged With 15 Offences

Court: Jamiko Bean Charged With 15 Offences

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Oct 21] 33-year-old Jamiko Bean faced 15 charges and since the charges were deemed to be indictable and must be heard in the Supreme Court, he was not required to plead. The fifteen charges included five counts of burglary  that were spread between houses in Southampton and Pembroke, and that allegedly took... Read more of this article

Video: Police Arrest Jamiko Bean After Escape

Video: Police Arrest Jamiko Bean After Escape

[Updated with video] 33 year old Jamiko Bean is now back in police custody after being captured this afternoon [Oct 17] in Southampton. Bean had escaped from police custody at around 1.30pm yesterday while apparently assisting members of the Criminal Investigations Department in identifying scenes of crimes he is suspected of committing.A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

33-Year-Old Man Escapes Police Custody

33-Year-Old Man Escapes Police Custody

[Updated] Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Jamiko Bean who escaped police custody whilst being transported, and was last seen in the Southampton area at 1:30pm. A police spokesperson said, “Police are appealing for the publics assistance in locating a 33 year old man, Jamiko Bean, who escaped police... Read more of this article

Ascento Sentenced To Four Months After Escape

Ascento Sentenced To Four Months After Escape

Hours after he was captured by police, Howard Ascento appeared in Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to escaping lawful custody and assaulting a Security Guard. The 25 year old was captured at around 8am this morning [Sept 25] after a joint Bermuda Police Service and Department of Corrections team executed a search warrant at a Spring Hill, Warwick... Read more of this article

Police: Howard Ascento Captured This Morning

Police: Howard Ascento Captured This Morning

[Updated] After over two weeks ‘on the run’, 25 year old Howard Ascento was captured this morning [Sept 25] in Warwick, the police have confirmed. Howard Ascento [pictured] sprinted out of Magistrates’ Court on September 6th after being sentenced for traffic offences. On Monday two people were arrested for harboring a fugitive after a... Read more of this article

Two People Arrested For Harboring A Fugitive

Two People Arrested For Harboring A Fugitive

Two people — a male and female — were arrested today [Sept 23] for harboring a fugitive as police continue the search for Howard Ascento, who sprinted out of Magistrates’ Court on September 6th after being sentenced for traffic offences. A police spokesperson said, “At 2:45pm the joint team of officers from Department of Corrections... Read more of this article

Man Remains At Large After Fleeing Courtroom

Man Remains At Large After Fleeing Courtroom

[Updated with photo] Police officers continue to search for 25 year old Howard Ascento, who fled Magistrates’ Court on foot 11 days ago after being sentenced for several traffic offences. A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Ascento has reportedly been seen in the central parishes since his escape and efforts are ongoing to apprehend him. “Anyone... Read more of this article

Police: Search Ongoing for Howard Ascento

Police: Search Ongoing for Howard Ascento

The police said they have searched various areas for Howard Ascento — who sprinted out of Magistrates’ Court on Friday [Sept 6] after being sentenced for traffic offences — however he remains at large. A police spokesperson said, “The search continues for 25 year old Howard Ascento, who fled Magistrates’ Court on foot Friday,... Read more of this article

Police: Search Continues For Howard Ascento

Police: Search Continues For Howard Ascento

The search continues for 25 year old Howard Ascento, who fled Magistrates’ Court on foot on Friday [Sept 6] after being sentenced for several traffic offences. A police spokesperson said, “So far search efforts have not located Mr. Ascento, who is not a threat to the public; however officers are continuing to actively look for him. “Anyone... Read more of this article

Man Sprints From Courtroom After Sentencing

Man Sprints From Courtroom After Sentencing

[Updated] Seconds after Senior Magistrate Archie Warner handed him a ten day prison sentence for riding whilst disqualified, Howard Ascento, 25, turned, walked towards the public gallery while indicating that he was going to collect something from the bench where he had been sitting; and then pushed through the doors and dashed from the Courtroom, evaded... Read more of this article

‘Rigid Checks’ After Inmate Saws Through Bar

‘Rigid Checks’ After Inmate Saws Through Bar

Following a prison inmate sawing his way out of his maximum security prison cell on Bermuda Day the Prison Commissioner has instituted “rigid internal checks” and modifications to the unit’s cells will be made, said Public Safety Minister Michael Dunkley today [May 31] in the House of Assembly. Minister Dunkley said the inmate was able... Read more of this article

U.S. Escapee Bragged About Bermuda Move

U.S. Escapee Bragged About Bermuda Move

Two convicted bank robbers have escaped from an Illinois prison, and one of them reportedly bragged about a plan he had to move to Bermuda. The escapees are Kenneth Conley, 38,  who was facing 20 years, and Jose Banks, 37, who was facing an 80-year sentence. Conley was the one who bragged about moving to Bermuda. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward... Read more of this article