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Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Two men were charged in Magistrates Court today [July 2] in connection with the incident at a road checkpoint that resulted in two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers being injured. The police said, “Two men, Giovanni Saltus and Makhail Saltus, were this morning charged in Magistrate’s Court, in connection with Monday night’s serious road traffic... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing

Court: Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing

A Pembroke man will be tried in the Supreme Court in connection with the death of Henry Santucci. Appearing in Magistrates Court, David Grant did not have to enter a plea to the charge related to the death of Mr Santucci, who was fatally stabbed last month on Princess Street. Mr Grant was remanded into custody and will next be before the courts in July. Related... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Curfew

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Curfew

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded guilty to breaking curfew just one month after he pleaded guilty to violating shelter-in-place regulations. David Fubler admitted the charge of breaking curfew by being outside at 10:15 pm on May 25 at a Pembroke residence, not his own. He, however, pleaded not guilty to a count of prowling. He previously faced... Read more of this article

Court: Men Charged With Firearm Offences

Court: Men Charged With Firearm Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] Two men appeared in Plea Court, via Zoom, charged in connection with the daylight shooting and robbery in Warwick last Friday, May 8. Jukai Burgess, 20, and Grayson Swan, 19, were charged with robbery and were also charged with the use of a firearm, and the handling of a firearm. Yesterday, Daneko Cann-Hayward was accused of... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Firearm Offences

Court: Man Charged With Firearm Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A man appeared in Plea Court, via Zoom, charged in connection with the daylight shooting and robbery in Warwick last Friday, May 8. Daneko Cann-Hayward, 22, was charged with robbery, and was also charged with the use of a firearm and the handling of a firearm. Mr Cann-Hayward was not required to enter a plea as the case is scheduled... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Breaking Curfew & Theft

Court: Man Denies Breaking Curfew & Theft

A St George’s man denied breaking curfew as well as a burglary charge in plea court on Friday. Jeshon Sullivan, 27, pleaded not guilty to taking a bottle of Chivas from a St George’s property on Thursday, April 15. He also pleaded not guilty to disobeying shelter-in-place regulations on the same date. The Crown counsel said this was the “most... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Coughing On Police

Court: Man Denies Coughing On Police

A Pembroke man is out on bail after pleading not guilty to coughing on police officers. Taahir Augustus, 26, was charged with two counts of assault as well as driving while impaired, and failing to give an officer a sample of breath when asked. Mr Augustus was pulled over in Paget for suspicion of being impaired. The crown’s case was he refused the... Read more of this article

Court: Two Charged With Breaching Regulations

Court: Two Charged With Breaching Regulations

Two people were charged in Court today with breaching the Stay in Shelter Curfew Regulations, with both pleading not guilty. A Government spokesperson confirmed that, “two defendants appeared in Plea Court as follows: “The Defendant Raoul Simons was charged with breaching the Stay in Shelter Curfew Regulations as well as the use of offensive... Read more of this article

Court: ‘Shelter In Place’ Precautionary Measures

Court: ‘Shelter In Place’ Precautionary Measures

In light of the ‘shelter in place’ mandate imposed by the Government commencing Saturday [April 4], the Registrar for the Courts of Bermuda will be implementing measures in relation to hearing dates along with the precautionary measures being taken concerning Covid-19. The full Circular No. 7 follows below [PDF here]As the island and... Read more of this article

Court: ‘The Order Of Extradition Is Confirmed’

Court: ‘The Order Of Extradition Is Confirmed’

A Bermudian man convicted of vehicular assault following a car crash in 2006 should be extradited to the United States, the Bermuda Supreme Court has ruled, stating: “The appeal is accordingly dismissed on all grounds and the order of extradition is confirmed.” The judgment against Paul Douglas Martin says, “The Appellant is a Bermudian... Read more of this article

Burgess And Rogers Found Guilty Of Murder

Burgess And Rogers Found Guilty Of Murder

Following a Supreme Court trial, Katrina Burgess and Cleveland Rogers were found guilty of the 2006 premeditated murder of Marcus Gibbings. Detective Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford said, “I thought it would be fitting to give a brief comment in relation to the proceedings in the court trial surrounding the murder, premeditated murder, of Marcus Gibbings. “This... Read more of this article

Video: Ceremonial Opening Of 2020 Legal Year

Video: Ceremonial Opening Of 2020 Legal Year

A special Court sitting was held today [Feb 14] to mark the Ceremonial Opening of Bermuda’s 2020 Legal Year, and you can watch the 45-minute video below. Related Stories2 Hour Video: Legal Year Ceremonial Opening Photos: Ceremonial Opening Of 2017 Legal Year Photos: Special Sitting Of The Supreme Court September Is National... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Dr Tucker’s Review Application

Court Dismisses Dr Tucker’s Review Application

The court has dismissed Dr. Gina Tucker’s application for Judicial Review, stating that “I do not find that a fair reasonably well informed person would conclude that there was a real possibility that the Permanent Secretary was biased based upon the affidavit evidence of what transpired.” In describing the background to the case, the... Read more of this article