Tag: Magistrates and Supreme Court

Woman Denies Importing 4.85lbs Cannabis

Woman Denies Importing 4.85lbs Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 30], a 27-year-old woman denied importing and possessing cannabis which the Court said had a value of up to $112,000. Ms Tahiyyah Muwwakkil pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing cannabis with intent to supply, with the offences alleged to have occurred in August 2014. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo was... Read more of this article

Man Charged: Inciting People To Kill Politicians

Man Charged: Inciting People To Kill Politicians

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30], a 37-year-old man faced charges related to allegedly posting a message on Facebook calling  on gun owners to kill a politician. Jahmain Coddington, who was wearing a W&E uniform in Court today, was released on $10,000 bail after pleading not guilty. The charge alleged that earlier this week,... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Importing $268K Of Cannabis

Man Charged With Importing $268K Of Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30], a 25-year-old man was charged with importing over $260,000 worth of cannabis. Zico Pearman — – who the court heard was employed as an airport security guard  –  was not required to enter a plea to the charge of importing and possessing cannabis at L F Wade airport in July 2014... Read more of this article

Court: 44 Year Old Man Remanded Into Custody

Court: 44 Year Old Man Remanded Into Custody

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 29], a 44 year old  man was remanded into custody and sent to the Drug Treatment Court. Alexander Christopher was remanded into custody and sent to the Drug Treatment Court for follow up and a Social Inquiry Report was also ordered. This happened after Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo heard the evidence supporting... Read more of this article

Son Denies Trespassing At His Mother’s House

Son Denies Trespassing At His Mother’s House

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 29], a 49-year-old man was told to stay away from his mother’s house after he denied a charge of trespassing at the residence. Brian Faries was granted bail of $1,000 on a charge of trespassing at his mother’s house, with the Court ordering that he stay away from the residence. Mr Faries... Read more of this article

Lawyers Meet With Chief Justice After Walkout

Lawyers Meet With Chief Justice After Walkout

Following the walkout by some lawyers during the Special Court Sitting last week, representatives of the Criminal Defence Bar said they met with Chief Justice Ian Kawaley and “both parties reaffirmed their shared commitment to promoting the efficient and collaborative operation of Bermuda’s Criminal Justice System in a spirit of mutual respect... Read more of this article

Costa Rican National Jailed On Money Charge

Costa Rican National Jailed On Money Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 28], two Costa Rican nationals appeared on charges of unlawfully possessing money while knowing it to be the proceeds of crime, with one receiving an 18 month jail sentence. 27-year-old Carlos Eduardo Menendez Jiminez, plead guilty to unlawfully possessing over $142,000 while knowing it to be the proceeds... Read more of this article

Man Admits Fleeing Airport, Jumping Overboard

Man Admits Fleeing Airport, Jumping Overboard

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 27], a 21-year-old man admitted running away from Customs and jumping overboard. Hamilton Parish resident Luke Lindo pleaded guilty and admitted that in December 2014 he had run from a Customs officer, out of the airport building, jumped overboard, and swam to the area of Grotto Bay Hotel. Mr Lindo hid... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

20 Year Old Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 22], a 20-year-old man admitted speeding, while denying other offences including assaulting a police office. Jokeem Richardson pleaded guilty to having no drivers license and speeding in August 2014; but pleaded not guilty to another set of alleged offences. Richardson pleaded not guilty to taking a Yamaha cycle... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Woman Charged With Importing $500K Of Heroin

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 22], a 28-year-old woman was charged with importing over $500,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda. Maryam Rasheed was not required to enter a plea to the charge of importing the illegal drug diamorphine [heroin] into in June 2014 as the matter can only be heard in the Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article


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