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CAA Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

CAA Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a global theme of ‘Prevention is Possible When Everyone is Involved,’ with the Centre Against Abuse [CAA] inviting the community to take part. The month will culminate with the Arkley Side to Side 5K on April 30, with the CAA encouraging people on the island to “help with the prevention of sexual... Read more of this article

Court: 54-Year-Old Denies Sexual Exploitation

Court: 54-Year-Old Denies Sexual Exploitation

During this morning’s [April 1] Supreme Court Arraignments session,the 54-year-old man charged with sexually exploiting a young person, intruding on the privacy of a girl, and inducing the child to commit an indecent act him, denied all the charges. All three charges stem from an alleged incident in October 2015. Justice Charles-Etta Simmons... Read more of this article

Court: 21-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Court: 21-Year-Old Man Denies Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [March 10], a 21-year-old man denied that between a date unknown and 9th October 2015, he had communicated with a child intending to lure her into committing an unlawful sexual act. The defendant, who cannot be legally named at this stage, also denied that in October 2015 he had sexually assaulted a child. Magistrate... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 28] 38-year-old Kevin Rubaine* changed his earlier plea of not guilty to a plea of guilty to a charge of sexual assault in December 2015. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that in December, a female was seated on a bus when the man sitting next to her began making strange noises. She stood... Read more of this article

Court: Teenager Denies Sexual Assault Charge

Court: Teenager Denies Sexual Assault Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 18], a teenage male elected to be tried in Magistrate’s Court and then pleaded not guilty to a charge that in January 2015, in Sandys Parish, he sexually assaulted a teenage girl. The teenager, who cannot be legally named at this stage of the proceedings, was given a March trial date and was granted... Read more of this article

Court: 38-Year-Old Denies Sex Assault Charge

Court: 38-Year-Old Denies Sex Assault Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 6], a 38-year-old man denied sexually assaulting a woman in Pembroke on 4th December 2015. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set a mention date of 28th January and set bail in the amount of $5,000 and ordered that the man, who cannot be legally named at this stage of the proceedings, have no contact with the... Read more of this article

Column: Establishing A Sex Offender’s Registry

Column: Establishing A Sex Offender’s Registry

[Opinion column written by Sheelagh Cooper] The Coalition has been a strong advocate of the establishment of a sex offender’s registry for many years. While we can appreciate the need to protect the identity of victims, we also recognize the concern regarding to avoid further marginalizing offenders. Further, we acknowledge the varying levels of seriousness... Read more of this article

30-Year-Old Man Charged With Sexual Assault

30-Year-Old Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Oct 16], a 30-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge that in October 2015, he sexually assaulted a woman who the Crown Prosecutor said was a female tourist. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for December 2015, granted bail of $5,000, required the man, who is a contract worker on the island, to surrender... Read more of this article

56-Year-Old Man Charged With Touching Girl

56-Year-Old Man Charged With Touching Girl

In Magistrates Court this morning [Oct 8], a 56-year-old man faced charges that being a person in a position of trust, for sexual reasons, he touched a young girl and intruded on her privacy so as to alarm, insult, or offend her. All three allegations were alleged to have occurred earlier this month. After some discussion over whether the charges... Read more of this article

Special On Child Sexual Abuse Airs Tonight

Special On Child Sexual Abuse Airs Tonight

SCARS and Bermuda Broadcasting Company are partnering to present a series focused on child sexual abuse in Bermuda.  This three-part special begins tonight, September 28, at 7:30 pm on ZBM TV9. SCARS said, “Tonight’s episode features survivors of child sexual abuse, parents of abused children and two local psychologists. “The stories... Read more of this article

Court: Man Remanded On Sex Assault Charge

Court: Man Remanded On Sex Assault Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 21], a 31-year-old man pleaded not guilty to committing sexual assault on a female in Warwick earlier this month. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ruled that the man was to be remanded into custody until his trial in November 2015, which prompted an objection from the defendant. However the Magistrate did... Read more of this article

Bermudian Student Charged With Sex Assault

Bermudian Student Charged With Sex Assault

A 21-year-old Bermuda student has been charged with a sexual assault in Canada, according to multiple reports from the Canadian media. The CBC news report said, “An Acadia University student charged last week with a sexual assault on campus is now facing a second count of sexual assault related to another incident that allegedly took place almost... Read more of this article

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