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Police Constable Charged, Suspended From Duty

Police Constable Charged, Suspended From Duty

A police constable was charged with offences including assault and allegations of intimidation, wilful damage and threatening behaviour, and remains suspended from duty. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service confirms a serving constable, Sean Kelly attended Bermuda Magistrates on 4th of August 2020 and was formally charged and... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Shooting, Firearm Offence

Man Charged With Shooting, Firearm Offence

[Written by Don Burgess] A man was charged today in Magistrates Court with attempting to unlawfully cause the death of another person. Taaj Muhammad, 25, from St George’s, was alleged to have attempted to unlawfully cause the death of Kenneth Wade on June 13 and for using a firearm while committing an indictable offence. Alternatively, he could... Read more of this article

Court: 20-Year-Old Sentenced To 18 Months

Court: 20-Year-Old Sentenced To 18 Months

20-year-old Chez Rogers was sentenced to 18 months in prison for unlawful carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons handed down an 18 month sentence for the unlawful carnal knowledge offence, and 12 months for one count of luring, with the sentences to run concurrently. The court also ordered that Rogers must be placed... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Killing Ronniko Burchall

Man Charged With Killing Ronniko Burchall

A man was charged in Magistrates Court today in connection with the murder of Ronniko Burchall, who was fatally shot in December 2018. Taaj Muhammad was charged with unlawfully killing Ronniko Burchall and with using a firearm to commit an indictable offense on the same date. Mr. Burchall, 30, was shot while outside of the St. Davids Cricket Club. Mr.... 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

Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Two men were charged in Magistrates Court today [July 2] in connection with the incident at a road checkpoint that resulted in two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers being injured. The police said, “Two men, Giovanni Saltus and Makhail Saltus, were this morning charged in Magistrate’s Court, in connection with Monday night’s serious road traffic... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing

Court: Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing

A Pembroke man will be tried in the Supreme Court in connection with the death of Henry Santucci. Appearing in Magistrates Court, David Grant did not have to enter a plea to the charge related to the death of Mr Santucci, who was fatally stabbed last month on Princess Street. Mr Grant was remanded into custody and will next be before the courts in July. Related... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Curfew

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Curfew

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded guilty to breaking curfew just one month after he pleaded guilty to violating shelter-in-place regulations. David Fubler admitted the charge of breaking curfew by being outside at 10:15 pm on May 25 at a Pembroke residence, not his own. He, however, pleaded not guilty to a count of prowling. He previously faced... Read more of this article

Court: Men Charged With Firearm Offences

Court: Men Charged With Firearm Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] Two men appeared in Plea Court, via Zoom, charged in connection with the daylight shooting and robbery in Warwick last Friday, May 8. Jukai Burgess, 20, and Grayson Swan, 19, were charged with robbery and were also charged with the use of a firearm, and the handling of a firearm. Yesterday, Daneko Cann-Hayward was accused of... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Firearm Offences

Court: Man Charged With Firearm Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A man appeared in Plea Court, via Zoom, charged in connection with the daylight shooting and robbery in Warwick last Friday, May 8. Daneko Cann-Hayward, 22, was charged with robbery, and was also charged with the use of a firearm and the handling of a firearm. Mr Cann-Hayward was not required to enter a plea as the case is scheduled... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Breaking Curfew & Theft

Court: Man Denies Breaking Curfew & Theft

A St George’s man denied breaking curfew as well as a burglary charge in plea court on Friday. Jeshon Sullivan, 27, pleaded not guilty to taking a bottle of Chivas from a St George’s property on Thursday, April 15. He also pleaded not guilty to disobeying shelter-in-place regulations on the same date. The Crown counsel said this was the “most... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Coughing On Police

Court: Man Denies Coughing On Police

A Pembroke man is out on bail after pleading not guilty to coughing on police officers. Taahir Augustus, 26, was charged with two counts of assault as well as driving while impaired, and failing to give an officer a sample of breath when asked. Mr Augustus was pulled over in Paget for suspicion of being impaired. The crown’s case was he refused the... Read more of this article

Court: Two Charged With Breaching Regulations

Court: Two Charged With Breaching Regulations

Two people were charged in Court today with breaching the Stay in Shelter Curfew Regulations, with both pleading not guilty. A Government spokesperson confirmed that, “two defendants appeared in Plea Court as follows: “The Defendant Raoul Simons was charged with breaching the Stay in Shelter Curfew Regulations as well as the use of offensive... Read more of this article