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Court: Three People Charged With Conspiring

Court: Three People Charged With Conspiring

Three people — including a police officer — were charged in Magistrate’s Court today [June 12] with conspiring to defeat justice. 34-year-old Kyle Wheatley, 31-year-old Kenton Smith, 32-year-old Calshunto James were charged with conspiring to defeat the course of justice in connection with allegedly destroying or suppressing traffic... Read more of this article

Court: Khamisi Tokunbo Denies Offence

Court: Khamisi Tokunbo Denies Offence

Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo appeared in Magistrates Court, where he denied failing to give a breath sample to police following a single vehicle crash in Paget in January. According to ZBM, he pleaded not guilty to the charge, was granted bail in the amount of $1,000 and was ordered to appear back in court in June. In addition, Allen Robinson was also... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Belvin’s Robbery

Court: Man Charged With Belvin’s Robbery

[Written by Don Burgess] A 59-year-old man appeared in Magistrate’s Court charged in connection with the robbery of Belvin’s Variety Store in Flatts on May 21, 2019. The Crown alleged that Kevin Robinson stole $150 and had a three-inch pocket knife. Mr Robinson was not required to enter a plea as his case must be heard in Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

Court: ‘Detaining Of Minor Plaintiff Was Unlawful’

Court: ‘Detaining Of Minor Plaintiff Was Unlawful’

The detaining of the minor Plaintiff was “unlawful,” the Court has ruled in regards to a legal case brought by a 15-year-old boy, who was represented by litigation guardian Tiffanne Thomas. The ruling by Assistant Justice Mark Pettingill said, “The application was brought on an urgent basis given the detention of the Plaintiff aged 15... Read more of this article

Court: 60-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 60-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [May 9], a Sandys man was charged with sexual assault. The 60-year-old man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, denied intruding on the privacy of a woman and sexually assaulting the same woman. The defendant was ordered to have no contact with the complainant and was granted $5,000 with a like surety. He... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Dangerous Driving In UK

Court: Man Admits Dangerous Driving In UK

A Bermudian man has reportedly been banned from the roads in England after he “roared” around at 80mph and “ignored stop signs,” according to a report in the Nottingham Post. The report said, “A Mercedes driver was banned from the roads after a court heard that he roared round Bestwood Park at 80mph one night. “City magistrates... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

[Written by Don Burgess] A 55-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison for six drug charges. Marvin Woolridge admitted to three charges of possession of cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis resin and charges of possession with intent to supply. Mr Woolridge was found with drugs when trying to clear customs at LF Wade International Airport in February... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Rape

Court: Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Rape

[Written by Don Burgess] A man was sentenced to eight years in prison for the rape of a teenage girl he committed 30 years ago. Morris O’Brien, 53, was convicted of the crime earlier this year. The crime occurred when O’Brien was 23, and the victim was 15. The court heard how O’Brien, who was known to the family, had knocked on the door of the... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

Court: 29-Year-Old Woman Denies Gun Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 29-year-old woman denied handling two guns and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Tonae Perinchief-Leader pleaded not guilty to having a Taurus revolver and a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun in July 2015, and she also denied having ammunition. Ms Perinchief-Leader will have to report to the Hamilton Police Station three times a week... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

A 32-year-old Mississippi man pleaded guilty in a Boston federal court to sexually assaulting a minor during a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. An official statement from the Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts — which acknowledged the “valuable assistance” provided by the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Visitor Fined $2,000 For Possessing Cannabis

Visitor Fined $2,000 For Possessing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court, an American cruise ship visitor was fined $2,000 for possessing cannabis on board a cruise ship in Dockyard. 26-year old Daniel Diaz pleaded guilty to importing cannabis, with the Court hearing the defendant’s cabin was searched after they were alerted to a ‘funny smell’. Diaz he wasn’t aware... Read more of this article

Court: 31-Year-Old Man Denies Assaulting Police

Court: 31-Year-Old Man Denies Assaulting Police

[Written by Don Burgess] A 31-year-old Pembroke man was charged with assaulting a police officer at a football club. Cecoy Robinson, a well known local footballer, denied the offence. A police sergeant was at the club grounds on April 20 when it is alleged that Robinson attacked him. His next court appearance is scheduled for May 13. On a related note,... Read more of this article

Court: Pernell Brangman Guilty Of Sex Offences

Court: Pernell Brangman Guilty Of Sex Offences

A Supreme Court jury unanimously found Pernell Brangman guilty of sexual offenses against a young girl in the late 1990s. Brangman, who is in his early 50s, was found guilty on all three counts of sexual exploitation and having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 10-year-old girl between 1997 and 1998, ZBM has reported. Screenshot courtesy of ZBM: Related... Read more of this article