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‘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

Man Denies Damaging Car, Escaping Custody

Man Denies Damaging Car, Escaping Custody

28-year-old Damien Martin appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Oct 8] where he pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that included causing willful damage to a police car and escaping lawful custody. Mr Martin was remanded in custody, and will stand trial later this month. Related StoriesCourt: Cannabis, Knife and Escaping Custody Court:... Read more of this article

Police Capture Prison Inmate Shane Todd

Police Capture Prison Inmate Shane Todd

[Updated] Police confirmed this morning that 36-year-old prison inmate Shane Todd was captured in Hamilton parish. Mr Todd — who has been convicted of a number of offences including sexual assault — had been on the loose for eight days. Police Media Relations Manager Dwayne Caines said that a few minutes after 11am this morning [July 7]... Read more of this article

Video: Police Appeal For Help Locating Prisoner

Video: Police Appeal For Help Locating Prisoner

Prison inmate Shane Todd — who has been convicted of sexual assault — has now been on the loose for seven days, the police said at a press conference this morning [July 6]. 36-year-old Shane Todd started serving a prison sentence in 2005, and was enrolled in a “re-entry programme” at the Prison Farm and was out on work release... Read more of this article

Prison Inmate Remains ‘Unlawfully At Large’

Prison Inmate Remains ‘Unlawfully At Large’

[Updated] The police are continuing to try and locate 36-year-old Shane Todd who recently failed to return to the Prison Farm while out on work release and remains “unlawfully at large.” The police have received calls with people reporting have Mr Todd, however have not been able to apprehend him as of yet. Acting Chief Inspector Andy Morgan... Read more of this article

36-Yr-Old Prisoner Absconds From Prison Farm

36-Yr-Old Prisoner Absconds From Prison Farm

[Updated] The police are seeking the whereabouts of 36-year-old Shane Todd, who failed to return to the Prison Farm at the designated time while on a work release programme. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the whereabouts of 36 year old Shane Todd. Mr. Todd recently failed to return to the Prison Farm at the... Read more of this article

Court: Cannabis, Knife and Escaping Custody

Court: Cannabis, Knife and Escaping Custody

Jahroy Simons, 25 and living in Southampton, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of two counts of possession of cannabis in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr.6] The first charge arose out of a police stop-n-search operation on Queen Street in Hamilton on 3rd October 2010. In this incident he was found to have 0.8 grams of cannabis. The second charge... Read more of this article

Police Statement on Man Briefly Escaping

Police Statement on Man Briefly Escaping

[Updated] As Bernews initially reported yesterday [Dec 1], a man escaped custody during the afternoon, however was quickly caught by Police officers. The Police have officially confirmed the incident, saying that suspect was a 19-year-old Devonshire man, and that he “was being processed at Hamilton Police Station when the teenager allegedly assaulted... Read more of this article

19-Year-Old Briefly Escapes Police Custody

19-Year-Old Briefly Escapes Police Custody

[Updated] A short while ago this afternoon (Dec 1) a person took off running and escaped from Police custody in Hamilton, however was quickly taken back into custody. An eyewitness told us the person “just took off“ and the Police gave chase until they ran out of his eye view. He then said additional Police officers responded, and there were Police... Read more of this article

Former Fugitive Omari Gordon Given 10 Years

Former Fugitive Omari Gordon Given 10 Years

Former fugitive Omari Gordon was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in the Supreme Court today [Nov 1]. Mr. Gordon discharged a firearm on 29th November, 2008 whilst frontline operational Police Officers were attempting to stop Mr. Gordon during a routine traffic patrol. Mr Gordon plead guilty to the charge of discharging a firearm in a public place... Read more of this article

Alvone Maybury Admits Escape

Alvone Maybury Admits Escape

Alvone Maybury, dubbed the Facebook Fugitive by the international media, admitted the escape in Supreme Court today (Sept 1), however denied the original firearm charges that he was facing when he escaped on July 13th. The 24 year old dramatically sprinted away from Prison Officer’s custody outside of Magistrates Court, an incident which was caught... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Aiding Escaped Prisoner

Man Charged With Aiding Escaped Prisoner

26-year-old Kim Knights of Secret Lane, Pembroke was yesterday [Aug 24] charged in Magistrates Court with helping escaped prisoner Alvone Maybury while he was on the run. Mr Knights was charged with harbouring the escaped prisoner in a shed and attempting to pervert the course of justice by giving false information to the Police. He elected to have... Read more of this article