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Gariko Benjamin Charged With Double Murder

Gariko Benjamin Charged With Double Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 28], Gariko Benjamin faced multiple charges relating to the murders of Haile Outerbridge and Rico Furbert in January 2013 at Belvins. In addition to murder, the 23-year-old faced charges alleging use and handling of firearms and ammunition in connection with the charges of murder, and he is also charged... Read more of this article

Govt Satisfied With Court Ruling: MacLean Case

Govt Satisfied With Court Ruling: MacLean Case

The Government has today expressed its satisfaction with the recent Supreme Court decision involving developer Michael MacLean and the City waterfront lease. “The Chief Justice has struck out The Allied Trust’s and Allied Development Partners Limited’s claim made against the Minister of Home Affairs and the Attorney General that the voiding... Read more of this article

Woman Denies Indecent Act In Front Of Child

Woman Denies Indecent Act In Front Of Child

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 26], a 20-year-old woman pleaded not guilty to the charge that she committed an indecent act in the presence of a child intending it to be seen by that child. Magistrate Archie Warner set trial for November 2015, and granted bail at $6,000 with one surety. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific... Read more of this article

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — continued in the Supreme Court, with the jury hearing from Mr Mungal’s friend who was with him when the altercation allegedly took place. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder... Read more of this article

Man Sentenced To 30 Days: Assaulting Police

Man Sentenced To 30 Days: Assaulting Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court today  [Aug 25], 35-year-old Southampton resident Patrick Russell was given a thirty day prison sentence after he had plead guilty to assaulting a police officer in the Emporium building on Front Street in the early morning hours on August 15th. Mr Russell also plead guilty to urinating in a public place. The Crown Prosecutor... Read more of this article

Court: Foreign National Faces Cocaine Charge

Court: Foreign National Faces Cocaine Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 25], 65-year-old Italian national Giovanni Vimercati was charged with conspiring with others to import cocaine into Bermuda, with the Court hearing the cocaine was allegedly in liquid form and soaked into clothes and shoes. With the help of the interpreter, Mr Vimercati pleaded not guilty to a charge... Read more of this article

Man Denies Stealing T-Bone Steaks & Robbery

Man Denies Stealing T-Bone Steaks & Robbery

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 63-year-old Sandys resident denied stealing T-bone steaks from Marketplace as well as robbing a special person of the $440 in Financial Assistance that the person had just withdrawn from a cash machine. Eugene Anderson pleaded not guilty to stealing five trays of T-bone steaks valued at $75 from the Marketplace in... Read more of this article

Teacher Admits Assaulting Another Teacher

Teacher Admits Assaulting Another Teacher

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 25], 41-year-old schoolteacher Shanika Parfitt was given a Conditional Discharge after she plead guilty to a single charge of unlawfully assaulting another female teacher at East End Primary on 27th May 2015. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Archie Warner that Ms Parfitt had accosted the victim in... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing From School

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing From School

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 24], 26-year-old Malik Cann pleaded not guilty to trespassing in Prospect Primary School on 19th August 2015, and stealing a wooden toy gun, an undetermined number of coins, and other miscellaneous items. Magistrate Dennis Chin granted bail at $1,000, and ordered Cann to wear an electronic monitoring... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty: Assaulting Female Coworker

Man Pleads Guilty: Assaulting Female Coworker

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 21],a 43-year-old man pleaded guilty to wounding a female coworker earlier this month, with the Court hearing he struck her with a piece of wood. Omar Furquan pleaded guilty to unlawfully wounding a woman, a co-worker, on 5th August 2015. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Archie Warner that Mr Furquan... Read more of this article

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