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Attorney-General: Landmark Cases Of 2014/15

Attorney-General: Landmark Cases Of 2014/15

While delivering the Ministry of Legal Affairs Budget Brief, Attorney-General Trevor Moniz provided an overview of what he said were “landmark cases” of 2014/2015, saying they “were of great public interest in that they involved high profile defendants and/or were complex both legally and factually.” The text below was extracted... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney, Sanchey Grant Launch Appeal

Jahmel Blakeney, Sanchey Grant Launch Appeal

Jahmel Blakeney [pictured/file photo] and Sanchey Grant have launched an appeal in the Court of Appeal today [Mar 5], with both men having been convicted of attempted murder in relation to a 2009 shooting which left two people injured. On November 13, 2009, Shaki Minors [then 26] and his girlfriend Renee Kuchler [then 24], were both shot multiple times... Read more of this article

Prisoner Denies Assaulting Two Prison Guards

Prisoner Denies Assaulting Two Prison Guards

Westgate prisoner Jahmel Blakeney appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [July 19] where he pleaded not guilty to two counts of assaulting prison officers, however he did admit to one charge of possession of cannabis inside Westgate.Mr Blakeney, 30, remained silent throughout the proceedings, and will stand trial on the assault charges in October... Read more of this article

Blakeney & Grant Sentenced To 30 Years

Blakeney & Grant Sentenced To 30 Years

[Updated with videos] Sanchey Winslow Grant and Jahmel Blakeney were today [Dec. 15] sentenced to 30 years in prison, and must serve at least half that time before being eligible for parole. Both men were given 15 years on both counts, which is to be served consecutively, meaning they stand to do a maximum of 30 years. They must serve half of both sentences... Read more of this article

Blakeney & Grant Found Guilty

Blakeney & Grant Found Guilty

Sanchey Grant and Jahmel Blakeney were found guilty of attempted murder by a Supreme Court jury this evening [Nov.22]. After telling them that they had to deal with both Blakeney and Grant together, Justice Carlyle Greaves sent the eleven person jury out at 12:50pm today to consider their verdict. The Judge said that the eight woman, three man jury... Read more of this article

Southside Shooting Trial Set To Begin

Southside Shooting Trial Set To Begin

According to court records, the trial of Sanchey Grant and Jahmel Blakeney is set to begin in Supreme Court this morning [Nov.2]. Both men are being charged in connection with a 2009 shooting in St David’s which left two people injured. File photo of Jahmel Blakeney:On November 13, 2009, Shaki Minors [then 26] and his girlfriend Renee Kuchler... Read more of this article

Set To Reappear: Southside Shooting Suspects

Set To Reappear: Southside Shooting Suspects

At this morning’s [May 2] Supreme Court arraignment session, it was decided that all three men who are charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm connected with the 2009 Southside Cinema shooting will return to court on Friday 6th May. On November 13, 2009, Shaki Minors [then 26] and his girlfriend Renee Kuchler [then 24], were... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney: Attempted Murder Charge

Jahmel Blakeney: Attempted Murder Charge

This morning [Apr.4] in Magistrates Court, Jahmel Glenn Blakeney – who was recently extradited to Bermuda – was charged in relation to the 2009 shooting outside the Southside Cinema which left two people injured. Escorted into Court under a heavy Police presence, Mr Blakeney was not required to enter a plea to the charge of attempted murder... Read more of this article

Shooting Suspect Arrives in Bermuda

Shooting Suspect Arrives in Bermuda

Jahmel Glenn Blakeney, a suspect in a 2009 shooting which wounded two people, was extradited to Bermuda this evening [Apr.1] from New York, arriving on the American Airlines flight from JFK airport. Approximately a dozen Police officers could be seen waiting at the airport prior to the flight’s arrival. Due to combination of the dark and rainy... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited Today

Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited Today

Jahmel Blakeney will be extradited to Bermuda to face attempted murder charges relating to the November 2009 shootings of two persons at the Southside Cinema from New York tonight [Apr.1]. Robert Welling from the DPP’s Office, during this morning’s monthly Supreme Court arraignment session, informed the Court that on 31st March, the US District... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited

Police Confirm Jahmel Blakeney To Be Extradited

The Police have confirmed that Jahmel Blakeney “will be extradited to Bermuda in the near future to face attempted murder charges relating to the November 2009 shootings of two persons at the Southside Cinema.” The charges relate to the November 13, 2009 shooting of both Shaki Minors [then 26] and Cedarbridge teacher Renee Kuchler [then... Read more of this article

Jahmel Blakeney Arrested In NY

Jahmel Blakeney Arrested In NY

The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed that Mr. Jahmel Glen Blakeney has been arrested in New York, USA , on charges of Attempted Murder and Firearms offences that occurred in Bermuda. The arrest is in relation to the attempted murder of Ms. Renee Kuchler and Mr. Shaki Minors, who were shot multiple times as they left a movie cinema at Southside,... Read more of this article