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Cox & Hewey Plead Not Guilty To Murder

Cox & Hewey Plead Not Guilty To Murder

In the Arraignment Session this morning, David Jahwell Cox and Devon Rohn Hewey were together charged with the premeditated murder of James Lawes, and the attempted murders of Maurice Martin and Robin Stovell. The pair were also charged with using a firearm to commit an indictable offence. All the charges stem from 19th March 2010 when Mr Lawes was... Read more of this article

Two Men Charged: Murder Of James Lawes

Two Men Charged: Murder Of James Lawes

David Jahwell Cox [32] and Devon Hewey [23] appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [June 7] charged with the murder of James Lawes in 2010. They were also charged with using a firearm, and the attempted murder of Robin Stovell and Maurice Martin, who were shot during the same incident. Just before 11pm on March 19, 2010, the three men were shot... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Vigil In Memory of James Lawes

Photos & Videos: Vigil In Memory of James Lawes

[Updated with videos] This evening [Mar.21] a vigil was held at Union Square on Dundonald Street, in memory of James “Junior” Lawes who was fatally shot in a triple shooting in the area one year ago. The gathering was also to support all families who have lost loved ones to gun violence, and to call for an end to the gang violence in Bermuda. Just... Read more of this article

Monday Evening Vigil For Murder Victim

Monday Evening Vigil For Murder Victim

This coming Monday [Mar.21] a candlelight vigil will be held at 6:00pm at Union Square on Dundonald Street. The vigil in being held in memory of James.Lawes who was murdered one year ago today, and also to gather and show support for ending all gun violence. Just before 11pm on March 19, 2010, three men were shot during a drive-by shooting in the parking... Read more of this article

Suspect in James Lawes Murder Released on Bail

Suspect in James Lawes Murder Released on Bail

The suspect who was arrested in connection with the March 19 murder of James Lawes is no longer in custody, having been released on bail. He has not been named, only confirmed to be a 30 year old Smith’s parish man. The drive by shooting on 26 year old Jamaican national James “Junior” Lawes dead, with 49 year old Bermudian Robin Stovell... Read more of this article

James Lawes Murder: 30 Yr Old Man Arrested

James Lawes Murder: 30 Yr Old Man Arrested

In a encouraging sign following the recent spate of gun incidents, the Bermuda Police have made an arrest in the case of the triple shooting on March 19. A 30 year old Smith’s Parish man is currently in custody. The drive by shooting on Friday night left 26 year old Jamaican national James “Junior” Lawes dead, with 49 year old Bermudian... Read more of this article

Police Maintaining Presence on Court Street

Police Maintaining Presence on Court Street

The Bermuda Police appear to have been maintaining a constant presence in the Court Street area since the Friday night [Mar 19] shooting of three men outside Place’s Place. The shooting injured Maurice Martin and Robin Stovell, and resulted in the death of 26 old Jamaican national James Lawes, the son-in-law of former UBP Senator Gina Spence Farmer. The... Read more of this article

Video: Chief Inspector Describes 3 Men Shooting

Video: Chief Inspector Describes 3 Men Shooting

Three senior members of the Bermuda Police force held a press conference today in reference to the Friday March 19 shooting of three men, where 24 yr old Jamaican national James Lawes tragically lost his life, and Robin Stovell and Maurice Martin were also shot. The murder victim, James Lawes is the son in law of former UBP senator Gina Spence Farmer. Below... Read more of this article

Triple Shooting Murder: Police Release Names

Triple Shooting Murder: Police Release Names

Bermuda has experienced the second murder of the year, with the death of 26 year old James Lawes following Friday night’s shooting of three men. The murder victim, James Lawes is the son in law of former UBP senator Gina Spence Farmer. The Jamaican national worked as a barber, and was married to Plush Salon owner Greashena Spence-Lawes. He died... Read more of this article

Murder: Man Dies from Friday Triple Shooting

Murder: Man Dies from Friday Triple Shooting

Police spokesman Dwayne Caines has confirmed that 26 year old James Lawes, a Jamaican national, has died as a result of his injuries sustained in the Friday night triple shooting. Speaking with those that knew the victim, he is described as being a “quiet type of guy”, who just “worked and hung out”. The murder victim James... Read more of this article

Eyewitness Account: Fri Night Shooting of 3 Men

Eyewitness Account: Fri Night Shooting of 3 Men

Bernews spoke with a young man who says he witnessed the shooting of three men on Friday night [March 19].  He details the sudden appearance of two men on a black motorcycle in the area, and the ‘ride by’ close range shooting of three men. Please note, this is not an official bulletin from the Police, and it should not be taken as fact. Update:... Read more of this article

5 Gun Incidents in a Week: 3 Men Shot On Friday

5 Gun Incidents in a Week: 3 Men Shot On Friday

In a week of unprecedented gun violence that has rocked Bermuda, three men were shot on Friday night. At around 10:55pm on Fri, March 19, three men were shot in the parking lot of Place’s Place located on the junction of Court and Dundonald Street. The men were taken to KEMH for treatment of their injuries, and their condition has not been released. Police... Read more of this article