A 34-year-old Pembroke man has denied committing a premeditated murder that occurred nearly a decade ago in 2010.

Jeremiah Dill, 34, pleaded not guilty in Supreme Court during the monthly arraignment session on Monday, to charges of premeditated murder and using a fire arm to commit murder.

He was remanded in custody for a further appearance next Monday, with his lawyer Charles Richardson.

Mr Puckering, 34, was shot in Hamilton Parish Workman’s Club in January 2010.

Also formally indicted yesterday, was a veteran policeman, Barry Richards, denied a charge of causing grievous bodily harm to Oronde Wilson in September last year, by driving without due care and attention.

He is due to appear for mention again on Monday.

And a 47-year man who is a resident of the Czech Republic, is due to appear for trial in March, in a case involving the importation of $8.5 million to the island on September 23 last year.

Josef Vleck, has denied importing the drug and possessing the drugs with intent to supply.

Darren Anglin, who faces a charge of aggravated burglary, will appear in court again next Monday for mention.

He is represented by lawyer Craig Attridge, Carrington Mahoney appeared for the Crown.