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Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Goods

Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Goods

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 22], a 21-year-old man was charged with dishonestly receiving some $22,000 worth of goods. Bryce Daniels was not required to plead as his case will go to the Supreme Court for trial. The  charge against Daniels was that in June of this year, in St George’s, he dishonestly received goods, knowing... Read more of this article

Maxanne Anderson Appointed As Magistrate

Maxanne Anderson Appointed As Magistrate

The Governor, Mr George Fergusson, has today [July 18] announced the appointment of Ms Maxanne Anderson [pictured] as a Magistrate. It is anticipated that she will take up the full-time post in the near future. Mr Fergusson said, “I am very pleased to announce Ms Anderson’s appointment, following the recommendation of the Judicial & Legal... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Refusing To Leave & Threat

Court: Man Admits Refusing To Leave & Threat

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 18], a 27-year-old man admitted failing to leave a premise after he had been requested to do so and using threatening words. Alex McDonough pleaded not guilty to assaulting police; but admitted failing to leave a premise after he had been requested to do so, and using threatening words. The Crown offered... Read more of this article

Court: Two Women Charged With Stealing

Court: Two Women Charged With Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [July 15], two women were charged with theft, with both defendants denying the charges. Ms Tosha Simmons, 43, and Ms Britnii Hollis-Butterfield, 25, were charged with theft from the Phoenix Stores. Ms Simmons plead not guilty to stealing over $8,800 from the Phoenix Store. Ms Hollis-Butterfield plead not guilty... Read more of this article

Sir Christopher Clarke Appointed: Appeals Court

Sir Christopher Clarke Appointed: Appeals Court

Governor George Fergusson announced the appointment of Sir Christopher Clarke as a new Justice to the Court of Appeal of Bermuda with effect from 6 March 2017. Mr Fergusson said, “I am very pleased to announce Sir Christopher Clarke’s appointment to Bermuda’s Court of Appeal following the recommendation of the Judicial & Legal Services Committee. “It... Read more of this article

Man Admits Stealing Cycle, Liquor & Toothpaste

Man Admits Stealing Cycle, Liquor & Toothpaste

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 11], a 39-year-old man admitted stealing a motorcycle, liquor, and toothpaste. Jamaka Gibbons admitted that in May 2016, he stole liquor from a Paget property. He also admitted that on the same day, in Pembroke, he took a cycle without the owner’s permission. Gibbons admitted also that in April... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Importing Cannabis

Court: Man Charged With Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 11], a 39-year-old resident of Toronto, Canada, was remanded into custody after being charged with importing cannabis into Bermuda. Marcus Snow was remanded into custody after facing two charges that were deemed to be indictable. The charges were that on 8th July 2016 he imported cannabis into Bermuda;... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assault & Resisting Arrest

Court: Man Denies Assault & Resisting Arrest

Appearing in Magistrates Court today  [July 7], Jahmain Coddington pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawfully assaulting a woman and violently resisting arrest on 25th May 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe directed Coddington to return to Court later this month for Mention. Coddington was granted $3,000 bail with one surety and ordered to have no... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Assaulting Woman

Court: Man Charged With Assaulting Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [July 7], a 28-year-old man denied damaging the window of a house as well as unlawfully assaulting a woman. Howard Ascento pleaded not guilty to unlawfully damaging the bedroom window of a house in Southampton on 21st February and thereby causing damage of $177. He also denied unlawfully assaulting a woman on two... Read more of this article

Court: Two Charged After Armed Home Invasion

Court: Two Charged After Armed Home Invasion

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 5] two men were charged in connection with the armed home invasion that occurred in the Barracks Close, St George’s area last week. 21-year-old Wakeem Philpott and 23-year-old Detre Ford were charged with trespassing whilst possessing a firearm and also with being in possession of a firearm. Philpott,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Machete, Threatening

Court: Man Charged With Machete, Threatening

Appearing in Magistrates Court this week, a 38-year-old man was charged with possessing a machete, obstructing police and uttering threatening words to police. Mr Lorin Baxter elected to be tried in Supreme Court and was not therefore required to enter a plea in the Plea Court session. Baxter was charged with being in a public place, in Hamilton, in... Read more of this article

Court: Coltrane Ratteray Denies Burglary

Court: Coltrane Ratteray Denies Burglary

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignment Session today [July 1] Coltrane Ratteray pleaded not guilty to three counts of burglary, and one of prowling; with all alleged incidents allegedly occurring in Warwick between late April and mid-May. Ratteray was given a trial date in August and will remain on remand until. [Note: Due to legal reasons... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 50-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [June 30], a 50-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge that in March 2015 he sexually assaulted a girl, with the Court hearing that he allegedly got the girl pregnant. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for September and granted bail at $5,000 with one surety. The Magistrate also ordered that the man must... Read more of this article