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Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] David Curley has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting to a charge of official corruption A ZBM report said, “The 55-year-old former Lieutenant-Colonel had pleaded guilty to a charge of official corruption last July. His sentence totals 18 months, with 12 months suspended... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with robbery at Ice Queen in Paget, with the police arresting the suspect and taking him to hospital for treatment of an injury he received after dropping the cash register and injuring himself. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:35 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, police officers responded... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two males have been arrested in connection with the “alleged assault of a 17-year-old male” yesterday in Pembroke, the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the alleged assault of a 17-year-old male, which reportedly took place around 10:20 a.m. yesterday, Monday 23rd January, 2023,... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Inappropriate Online Behaviour

Police Advisory: Inappropriate Online Behaviour

The police are reminding people “to be vigilant regarding inappropriate online behaviour by unknown individuals who aim to obtain nude personal images on social media.” A spokesperson said, “Local residents, especially parents, guardians and school aged children, are reminded to be vigilant regarding inappropriate online behaviour... Read more of this article

Four Separate Dog Biting Incidents Reported

Four Separate Dog Biting Incidents Reported

Police responded to four separate dog biting incidents on Friday [Jan 13]; two dogs were seized by the Animal Warden after biting a female senior citizen in Hamilton parish, a 76-year-old woman was bitten by a dog in Southampton, a 10-year-old girl was bitten by a dog in Pembroke and  police also responded to a report of a dog attacking another... Read more of this article

BBC: Bevan Facing Loss Of Pension In Court

BBC: Bevan Facing Loss Of Pension In Court

Former accountant Jeffrey Bevan, “who stole nearly £2m from the Bermuda government” is facing a hearing to determine if he will lose his pension. A BBC story said, “A former Welsh government and BBC accountant who stole nearly £2m from the Bermuda government faces a hearing to decide if he will lose his pension. “Jeffrey Bevan, 55,... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Online Sextortion Scam

Police Warn About Online Sextortion Scam

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] said they continue to “advise residents to be vigilant online, particularly when communicating with anyone only known to them through social media.” What is an online sextortion scam? A police spokesperson said, “Online sextortion scams are a form of sexual exploitation where an individual is usually... Read more of this article

Investigation Into Attempted Robbery In Sandys

Investigation Into Attempted Robbery In Sandys

A police investigation is underway into an “attempted robbery” which occurred on December 31 2022, at the Bargain Hunters store in Sandys. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can confirm an investigation is underway in relation to an attempted robbery which occurred shortly after 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, 31st December... Read more of this article

Robbery At Henry’s Pantry In Southampton

Robbery At Henry’s Pantry In Southampton

[Updated with video] Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Henry’s Pantry and Liquor Store in Southampton this evening [Jan 7] and confirmed that “early reports suggest that two men, one armed with a knife, entered the store and made demands for money.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 6:15pm on Saturday... Read more of this article

Police ‘Looking Into’ Altercation Shown On Videos

Police ‘Looking Into’ Altercation Shown On Videos

Noting they are “aware of video clips depicting an altercation involving individuals in traditional Bermuda Gombey costume being circulated,” the police confirmed the “matter is being looked into.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS], is aware of video clips depicting an altercation involving individuals... Read more of this article

Man’s Sentence Reduced Following Appeal

Man’s Sentence Reduced Following Appeal

Christopher Perinchief — who was convicted of possession of ammunition without a licence — had his 12 year sentence reduced to 8.5 years following an appeal. The Court’s ruling said, “The Appellant in this case, Christopher Perinchief, pleaded guilty to possession of ammunition without a licence, contrary to section 3[1][a] of the... Read more of this article

Rider Fails To Stop, Crashes & Has Knife

Rider Fails To Stop, Crashes & Has Knife

A motorcycle rider failed to stop for police then “lost control of his motorcycle and struck a wall in the opposite lane, before landing in nearby bushes” and “he was found to be in possession of a large knife” earlier today [Jan 1] in Sandys, the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:53pm on Sunday 1st... Read more of this article

Charlton Loses Appeal In Sexual Assault Case

Charlton Loses Appeal In Sexual Assault Case

The court has dismissed an appeal from Ray Charlton against his conviction for intrusion of privacy and sexual assault, with Charlton lodging an appeal claiming “involuntary intoxication”. The ruling noted, “This is an appeal against Magistrate Mr. Craig Attridge’s finding of guilt against the Appellant on Counts 1 and 3 of Information... Read more of this article