Tag: Magistrates and Supreme Court

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Baker Replaces Zacca As President Of Court

Governor George Fergusson announced today [Nov 19] that he had accepted the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee to appoint Sir Scott Baker, currently a Justice in the Bermuda Court of Appeal, as President of the Court, with effect from 1 January. He will succeed Justice Edward Zacca, who will be stepping down on 31 December. Mr... Read more of this article

Richardson Loses Appeal Against Conviction

Richardson Loses Appeal Against Conviction

Youth leader Milton Richardson — who was convicted of kissing an 11 year old boy — has lost his appeal, with Chief Justice Ian Kawaley ruling that “the Learned Magistrate’s Judgment convicting the Appellant of each of the four counts with which he was charged is unimpeachable. The appeal against conviction is dismissed.” The written ruling... Read more of this article

57 Yr Old Charged With Grievous Bodily Harm

57 Yr Old Charged With Grievous Bodily Harm

Arthur Douglas was remanded into custody after being charged with causing grievous bodily harm to Cannoth Roberts on 8th November 2014. Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe that the 57-year-old had allegedly beaten Mr Roberts, who subsequently required treatment in the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital. As the charges must... Read more of this article

Court: Correia Construction & Health Insurance

Court: Correia Construction & Health Insurance

In Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 12], Dennis Correia, on behalf of Correia Construction Co Ltd, pleaded not guilty to two charges. The first charge alleged that, between August 1st and November 9th 2013, Correia Construction Co Ltd had not provided minimum health insurance coverage from a licensed insurer to a person, and the second charge was... Read more of this article

LeShore & Simons Sentenced To Life For Murder

LeShore & Simons Sentenced To Life For Murder

In Supreme Court yesterday [Nov 5], Jahkeo LeShore and Darrion Simons both received a sentence of life in prison with each being required to serve a minimum of 25 years before being considered as eligible for any parole. Justice Charles-Etta Simmons handed down this sentence following the pair’s conviction for the murder of David Clarke. Each... Read more of this article

Patrick Stamp Charged In Magistrates Court

Patrick Stamp Charged In Magistrates Court

30 year old Patrick Stamp appeared in Magistrates’ Court today [Nov 5] facing charges in connection with the murder of Malcolm Augustus. A police spokesperson said, “30 year old Patrick Newton Stamp appeared in Magistrates’ Court today facing charges regarding the premeditated murder of 20 year old Malcolm Augustus that took place on December... Read more of this article

Two Men Cleared Of Attempted Murder Charge

Two Men Cleared Of Attempted Murder Charge

The two men accused of attempted murder following a March 2012 shooting in Hamilton have been found not guilty following a Supreme Court trial. The men, Devon Hewey and Cervio Cox, were charged with attempting to murder Levon Thomas following the incident, which occurred at around 3.45am on Reid Street Extension in the City of Hamilton. File photo of... Read more of this article

Roberts, Duerr Plead Not Guilty: Double Murder

Roberts, Duerr Plead Not Guilty: Double Murder

LeVeck Roberts and Christoph Duerr denied a string of charges in today’s [Nov 3] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments session, with both men accused of the murder of Haile Outerbridge and Ricco Furbert at Belvin’s Variety store last year. Mr Outerbridge, 34, and Mr Furbert, 25, both sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple times while... Read more of this article


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