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Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Czech Republic national Josef Vlcek has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for importing over $9.5 million worth of heroin. Vlcek was previously found guilty by a jury of importing the heroin, which the court heard marked the largest volume of heroin ever imported into Bermuda for which there has been a trial, according to ZBM news. Prosecutors had... Read more of this article

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

Man Accused Of Importing Over $8M Of Heroin

[Written by Don Burgess] Jurors saw a police video interview of a Czech Republic national accused of trying to smuggle over $8 million worth of heroin into Bermuda. The amount is believed to be the largest heroin seizure in Bermuda history. Josef Vleck was allegedly caught at the LF Wade International Airport on September 23, 2017. His trial has been... Read more of this article

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

Court: Interpreters Needed To Proceed To Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A Czech man who has experienced problems getting trial date set because of a lack of interpreters apparently has issues getting a dentist appointment as well. Josef Vleck, from the Czech Republic, has been awaiting trial for over a year, since his arrest in September 2017, for allegedly importing $8.5 in heroin. Mr Vleck —... Read more of this article

Court: Czech Republic National Back In Court

Court: Czech Republic National Back In Court

[Written by Don Burgess] A lawyer for a man accused of being involved with Bermuda’s “biggest heroin seizure” asked the court for a trial date, noting that he has been in custody for over a year since his arrest. In September 2017, Josef Vleck, from the Czech Republic, is alleged to have been caught with nearly three kilograms of... Read more of this article

Court: Change Of Lawyer In $8.5M Heroin Case

Court: Change Of Lawyer In $8.5M Heroin Case

[Written by Don Burgess] A man accused of being involved with Bermuda’s “biggest heroin seizure” again switched lawyers. In September 2017, Josef Vleck, from the Czech Republic, is alleged to have been caught with nearly three kilograms of heroin, worth approximately $8.5 million. In Supreme Court, he requested and was granted a change... Read more of this article

Court: Translation Issues With Czech Defendant

Court: Translation Issues With Czech Defendant

[Written by Don Burgess] It was a case of “Who is your lawyer?” as a man with limited English speaking skills was shown photos of various barristers in an effort to find out who was representing him. Josef Vleck, 47, from the Czech Republic, was allegedly caught with almost three kilograms of heroin, worth approximately $8.5 million in September... Read more of this article

Court: Language Issue Delays $8.5M Heroin Case

Court: Language Issue Delays $8.5M Heroin Case

[Written by Don Burgess] A man accused of “the biggest heroin seizure” in Bermuda’s history had his case delayed, because there was no one available who speaks his language. It is alleged that Josef Vleck, 47, from the Czech Republic, in September was caught with almost three kilograms of heroin, worth approximately $8.5 million. Charles... Read more of this article