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Man Arrested In Connection With Banana Theft

Man Arrested In Connection With Banana Theft

A man has been arrested in connection with stealing banana trees from a Paget residence, and the bananas have been recovered. A post by the police on social media said, “Roads Policing Unit had to stop speed checks for a minute to respond to a man stealing banana trees from a Paget residence. Bananas recovered, man arrested.” Related... Read more of this article

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

[Updated] A large quantity of corn and broccoli was stolen from fields in Devonshire and Smith’s, with an Agricultural Officer saying that the quantity that was stolen indicates the “perpetrator[s] are looking to sell the stolen produce.” An email was sent out by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to store managers and others... Read more of this article

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

After their community garden was hit by thieves over the Bermuda Day holiday – a garden tended by children and intended to raise funds for an enrichment programme – the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation is finding itself the beneficiary of an $800 donation from local MPs, covering the estimated value of the lost corn crop. The primary school... Read more of this article

Thieves Strike Non-Profit’s Garden Over Holiday

Thieves Strike Non-Profit’s Garden Over Holiday

[Updated] While thousands of people were celebrating the Bermuda Day holiday, a thief [or thieves] made off with a crop of corn from the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation – corn that was being tended to by young children and was expected to raise about $800 to help fund the registered charity’s programmes. The theft occurred from the garden of... Read more of this article

800 Ears Of Corn Stolen From Amaral Farms

800 Ears Of Corn Stolen From Amaral Farms

Over 800 ears of corn and several heads of broccoli were stolen from the Amaral Farms fields on Somers Hill Road in Hamilton Parish, with thieves hitting the family-owned farm yet again on Thursday [May 15]. The Farm has been having repeated issues with theft, with some 150lbs of sweet potatoes and 30lbs of broccoli already having been stolen from the... Read more of this article

Man Sentenced To 30 Days For Stealing Broccoli

Man Sentenced To 30 Days For Stealing Broccoli

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30] a 39 year old man was sentenced to 30 days in prison after admitting stealing almost 10lbs of broccoli from a farm in Southampton. Vernon Symonds thanked Senior Magistrate Archie Warner for sending him to jail, saying: “Thank you. I’m glad this happened. I asked you last week to send me to jail... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Stealing 24 Ears Of Corn

Man Charged With Stealing 24 Ears Of Corn

58-year-old Southampton resident Norman Dowling pleaded not guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 17] to stealing 24 ears of corn and trespassing on the land on which the corn was growing. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner set Mr Dowling’s bail at $2,000 and trial for 9th November. Related StoriesLarge Quantity Of Corn &... Read more of this article

Government Warns of Stolen Fruit & Veg

Government Warns of Stolen Fruit & Veg

The Department of Conservation Services has advised that what they term “large quantities” of local fruits and vegetables are being stolen from farm fields and private residences around the Island and are being sold to unsuspecting buyers. Officials say the main items being stolen at this time of year include citrus [Bermuda oranges and... Read more of this article