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Suspects Knock Man Down, Steal Motorcycle

Suspects Knock Man Down, Steal Motorcycle

A 24-year-old man was riding his motorcycle along St. David’s Road when he was accosted by two men on another motorcycle, with the suspects knocking him to the ground and stealing his jewellery and motorcycle. The suspects escaped, while the 24-year-old man was treated at the hospital for his injuries and later discharged. A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Stealing From Senior

Woman Charged With Stealing From Senior

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 52-year-old American woman faced charges alleging she used various methods to steal over $55,000 from a senior citizen. Ms Melissa Burton — said in Court to be a U.S. citizen with a Sag Harbor, NY address — faced multiple charges, and as they were deemed to be indictable, Ms Burton was not required to enter... Read more of this article

Caution Policy On Cannabis Issued To Police

Caution Policy On Cannabis Issued To Police

Director of Public Prosecutions Larry Mussenden issued the guidance for formal cautions for simple possession of cannabis to the Commissioner of Police today [Feb 23], with the Act that governs the policy having been brought into force yesterday by the Attorney-General. The weight of the cannabis must be under three grams and the person must not have... Read more of this article

Court: 41-Year-Old Man Denies Assault, Threats

Court: 41-Year-Old Man Denies Assault, Threats

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man denied charges of unlawful assault and using threatening words. Eli Hill pleaded not guilty to charges spanning July 2016 to February 2017, with all charges involving alleged interactions with the same person. The charges were unlawful assault, using threatening words and using a threatening gesture. Magistrate... Read more of this article

Police Caution Legislation To Come Into Force

Police Caution Legislation To Come Into Force

Attorney General Trevor Moniz said he is bringing the legislation into force which will allow the Director of Public Prosecution [DPP] to formally bring the police caution guidance into effect, with the DPP having already announced the guidance for a Police Caution for simple possession of cannabis weighing 3 grams or less. Attorney General Moniz said,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Stealing, Causing Damage

Court: Man Admits Stealing, Causing Damage

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 20-year-old man pleaded guilty to unlawfully entering a business, stealing items and causing damage. Kyajee Wilson pleaded guilty to entering an east end business, stealing items worth $450 and unlawfully causing damage to the building. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe that in November... Read more of this article

Two People Arrested After Cycle, Car Collisions

Two People Arrested After Cycle, Car Collisions

A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing a car into a tree in St George’s, while a 32-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing her cycle into a wall in Devonshire. Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In St. George’s A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30am on Saturday,... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal: Information On Message Circulating

BPS Appeal: Information On Message Circulating

The police said they are aware of an “anonymous message apparently being circulated” ‎suggesting that a “man driving a black taxi or minibus allegedly attempted to lure a boy with candy” in the Sandys area, and said that currently no reports have been received to substantiate it, however anyone who may have any relevant information... Read more of this article

Court: 30-Year-Old Man Denies Sex Offences

Court: 30-Year-Old Man Denies Sex Offences

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Feb 16], a 30-year-old man denied six charges of having unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl over the age of 14 and under the age of 16. The defendant also denied one charge of sexually assault, with the acts alleged to have taken place  between January 2016 and March 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe granted... Read more of this article

Police Respond To Devonshire Domestic Incident

Police Respond To Devonshire Domestic Incident

Police responded to an incident at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire on Wednesday afternoon [Feb 15] where a woman “apparently sought refuge at the premises after allegedly being assaulted,” according to police.A Police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Wednesday, February 15th police officers responded to a reported domestic incident... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into School Burglaries

Investigation Continues Into School Burglaries

The investigation continues regarding the 11 reported school burglaries in last month‎, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation continues regarding the 11 reported school burglaries in the last month‎ [from January 16th to February 13th], which took place at the following eight school premises.CedarBridge Academy Clearwater... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Sixteen Offences

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Sixteen Offences

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 51-year-old man pleaded guilty to over a dozen offences relating to stolen cheques and dishonestly obtaining money. Colin Landy Smith pleaded guilty to sixteen offences involving cheque fraud and dishonestly obtaining some $4,500 by means of fraud. The offences were committed between November 2016 and January... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Police

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 28-year-old man admitted offences including dangerous driving, riding whilst disqualified, and unlawfully assaulting a police officer. Stevon Lightbourne pleaded guilty to multiple offences which started from the first action of going through a police speed check at 75kph on Sunday 12th February. In addition to the... Read more of this article