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BPS: Received Payment On Confiscation Order

BPS: Received Payment On Confiscation Order

[Updated - Officials now say it was part payment] The Bermuda Government received payment on the confiscation order made by the UK courts, the police said today in relation to the theft case which Jeffrey Bevan was convicted for his role in. A police spokesperson said, “In January 2011, Mr. Jeffrey Bevan, [a UK national], commenced temporary employment... Read more of this article

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

UK Court Orders Confiscation After Conviction

A court in the U.K. has confiscated thousands of pounds from Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron after they were convicted of drug charges. The report from Lincolnshire Live said that two brothers “have had thousands of pounds confiscated after selling drugs to university students in Lincoln by taxi.” Marcus Weeks and Dalji Waldron were jailed... Read more of this article

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

U.S. Officer Alleged To Be On Bermuda Cruise

An alleged cruise to Bermuda while on duty has an American police lieutenant facing criminal charges, with David Andrade “accused of stealing $11,538 in holiday pay for time off he wasn’t entitled to, including a stint he claimed pay for when he was allegedly on a cruise to Bermuda.” This is according to a report in the Boston Herald which said,... Read more of this article

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

UK Court: Swan Denies Assaulting Footballer

Damien Swan has pleaded not guilty in a British court to a charge of allegedly assaulting former footballer Gary McAllister, according to multiple reports from the British media. According to the West Yorkshire Police, “Damien Swan, aged 33, of Greenmount Terrace, Beeston, was charged by postal requisition with assault occasioning actual bodily... Read more of this article

Jeffrey Bevan Has Paid Back $394,307 So Far

Jeffrey Bevan Has Paid Back $394,307 So Far

Authorities in the UK have indicated that Jeffrey Bevan — who was convicted for his role in swindling over $1.5 million from the Bermuda Government — has paid just under £300,000 [$394,307] to date, a “sum which is able to be returned to Bermuda asap.” Bevan — who is serving time in prison in Wales – was previously... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Killing His Own Mother

Court: Man Charged With Killing His Own Mother

Alexander Deltoro has been charged in a Florida court, with the 28-year-old accused of fatally shooting his own mother. According to a report in the Sun Sentinel, “A Margate mom stepped in between her son and husband, trying to break up their fight. Now she’s dead and her son is in jail, accused of shooting her in the face. Photo via U.S. media:“Alexander... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 3.5 Years In U.S. Prison

An American man convicted in a U.S. court of sexually assaulting a minor on a seven-day cruise from Boston to Bermuda was sentenced to 3.5 years in a prison, according to the U.S Department of Justice. A statement from the U.S Department of Justice said, “A Mississippi man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for sexually assaulting... Read more of this article

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

Court: Shaketa Raynor Jailed In England

44-year-old Shaketa Raynor has reportedly been jailed for four years in the UK after being caught trying to smuggle cocaine. This is according to a report by the HullLive, which said, “Croydon Crown Court heard on Monday that Shaketa Raynor, 44, was found with over four kilogrammes of the Class A drug in her suitcase after a flight from Costa Rica... Read more of this article

Yuval Abraham Arrested In Athens, Greece

Yuval Abraham Arrested In Athens, Greece

Yuval Abraham was arrested in Greece and is “being held in custody pending a hearing on extradition to Bermuda,” the police have confirmed. Earlier this year, the police had said that following a complaint from Hiscox, they launched an investigation into allegations into Mr. Abraham, who is the former Chief Financial Officer. “The allegation... Read more of this article

Video: Mother Appeals For End To Violence

Video: Mother Appeals For End To Violence

Bermudian Keishaye Steede, whose 17-year-old son Lyrico was stabbed to death in the English city of Nottingham in 2017, is lending her voice to a national campaign aimed at reducing knife violence in the UK. The video was released as part of Operation Sceptre, the week-long coordinated initiative designed to help get knives and blades out of circulation... Read more of this article

Trial On Planned Terror Attack Begins In UK

Trial On Planned Terror Attack Begins In UK

The trial of Hisham Waheed Muhammad and Faisal Ibn al Hajj Muhammad Abu Ahmad began in the United Kingdom, with the pair accused of offences relating to allegedly planning to carry out a terror attack. This is according to a report in the Manchester Evening News, which said, “A takeaway worker plotted to carry out a ‘lone wolf’ terror... Read more of this article

Ramesh Dusoruth Apprehended In Netherlands

Ramesh Dusoruth Apprehended In Netherlands

Ramesh Dusoruth — who is wanted in Bermuda in connection with allegations involving the misuse of several million dollars of investors’ money — was taken into custody in the Netherlands today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can confirm that Ramesh Dusoruth was taken into custody in The Netherlands today... Read more of this article

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

After being found guilty of multiple charges including false imprisonment, bodily harm and rape, Tarik Hill, 35, was sentenced in a UK Court to a custodial term of 15 years and an extended licence period of five years. A statement from the UK Met Police said, “A man has been sentenced to jail after carrying out a sustained period of domestic... Read more of this article