Tag: Magistrates and Supreme Court

Man Remanded Over Sexual Abuse Charges

Man Remanded Over Sexual Abuse Charges

A 33 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court where he faced seven counts, all indictable, relating to sexual contact with a young girl. The alleged incidents were said to occur between December 2013 and July 2014, and the defendant — who cannot be legally named at this stage of the proceedings — was said to be a person in a position of... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Man Charged With Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 21], a 20-year- old Pembroke man was charged with having unlawful carnal knowledge with a girl aged between 14 and 16. The charges were that on 9th August 2014, in Pembroke Parish, he had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl aged between 14 and 16; and, on the same date, using ‘What’s App’,... Read more of this article

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

29 Yr Old Woman Charged With Wounding Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 20], Aljelita Gibran of Paget parish was charged with unlawfully wounding a man with intent to do him grievous bodily harm. The incident was alleged to have occurred on 15th August 2014, in Hamilton Parish. As the charge is indictable and can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Ms Gibran, 29, did not... Read more of this article

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 20], Renee Tucker, 23 pleaded guilty to keeping a male and female pitbull and doing so without having a licence. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined her $500 on each count for a total fine of $1,000. Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told the Senior Magistrate that dog wardens had received complaints and,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Using False Betting Slip

Man Charged With Using False Betting Slip

Appearing in Magistrates Court this week,, Marco Davis pleaded not guilty to using a false betting slip in an attempt to defraud Sea Horses Betting Shop of $1,515 and attempting to dishonestly obtain $1,515 from the Betting Shop on 9th July 2014. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted Mr. Davis $2,000 bail and set trial for November. Related... Read more of this article

Visitor Fined For Cocaine, Ecstasy, Cannabis

Visitor Fined For Cocaine, Ecstasy, Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 15], a 36 year old American vistor who arrived in Bermuda on a cruise ship was fined almost $4,000 after being convicted, on his guilty plea, of possessing various controlled drugs on board the ship. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Daniel Grogan for possessing cocaine in powder form, Ecstasy pills, pills... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Cannabis

Cruise Ship Passenger Fined For Cannabis

Elizabeth Turk — a 55 year old American citizen who arrived in Bermuda on a cruise ship — pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court today [Aug 15] to possessing around 16 grams of cannabis in her cabin. She was fined $1,000. Crown Prosecutor Nicole Smith told the Magistrate that on the morning of 14th August, the cruise ship’s security staff... Read more of this article

39 Yr Old Man Charged With Attempted Murder

39 Yr Old Man Charged With Attempted Murder

In Magistrate’s Court this morning [Aug 14], a 39-year-old man was not required to plead to a charge of the attempted murder of Mr. Herbie Spencer in Pembroke on August 11, 2014. Garth Bell was informed that the charge was indictable and can only be tried in Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo acknowledged the Crown’s objection to... Read more of this article

Man Denies Assault, Admits Damaging Glasses

Man Denies Assault, Admits Damaging Glasses

A 37 year old Pembroke appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 13], where he denied assaulting another man while admitting destroying his glasses.. Psalms Kelvin Williams pleaded not guilty to unlawfully assaulting another man in Pembroke on 30th July 2014 and causing him bodily harm; but pleaded guilty to wilfully and unlawfully destroying... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Police

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Police

Appearing in front of Senior Magistrate Archie Warner this morning [Aug 11], forty nine year old Vincent Best elected to be tried in Magistrates Court when he faced charges of assaulting a police constable and violently resisting arrest by police in Pembroke on 8th August 2014. Mr Best pleaded not guilty to the charges and Senior Magistrate Warner set... Read more of this article


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