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Court: 57-Yr-Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

Court: 57-Yr-Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A 57-year-old man pleaded not guilty to multiple sexual offences alleged to have taken place against a girl under the age of 14. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, denied touching a young person sexually while being in a position of trust on a date unknown between 2008 and 2012. He further denied... Read more of this article

CAA On Sex Offender Management Amendment

CAA On Sex Offender Management Amendment

Centre Against Abuse said they support the proposed Bill relating to supervision of sex offenders, but have requested it include a provision for victims to be notified via the same channel that the Minister is, as “often victims learn about the release of their sex offender after they have been released.” A spokesperson said, “Centre Against... Read more of this article

AG On Sex Offender Management Amendment

AG On Sex Offender Management Amendment

In the past, a sex offender could refuse to participate in any rehabilitative or therapeutic programs and a new Bill will require sex offenders to complete programs before being permitted to apply for parole or being released from prison on their early release date, Attorney General Kathy Simmons said today. The Attorney General said, “The tabling... Read more of this article

Sex Offender Management Bill Tabled In Senate

Sex Offender Management Bill Tabled In Senate

A Bill which seeks to “enhance the effective oversight and management of sex offenders” and “establish a sex offender register” was tabled in the Senate on Friday [Nov 9]. The Bill — officially titled the ‘Criminal Code [Sex Offender Management] Amendment Act 2018′ — “seeks to amend the Criminal... Read more of this article

‘Did Engage In Sexually Inappropriate Touching’

‘Did Engage In Sexually Inappropriate Touching’

Saltus School confirmed that its investigation into alumni allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour on the part of a teacher who left the school 40 years ago has concluded, and it confirmed that the teacher “did engage in sexually inappropriate touching.” “Saltus contracted with T&M Protection Resources, a US-based company... Read more of this article

Court: Minors Pleads Guilty To Sex Offences

Court: Minors Pleads Guilty To Sex Offences

[Written by Don Burgess] A 43-year-old man pleaded guilty to three sex offences involving a minor and will await sentencing in the new year after several reports have been conducted. David Minors, from Sandys Parish, admitted to three of six charges involving a minor under the age of 16. Mr Minors –  the former Government road safety officer... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Sex Assault On Minor

Court: Man Charged With Sex Assault On Minor

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court today [Oct 29], a 57-year-old man was charged with multiple sex offences relating to a minor while in a position of trust, with the offences said to have spanned a number of years, back to 2008. The man, who cannot be named at this stage due to legal reasons, is charged with touching the young girl. The... Read more of this article

Court: 53-Year-Old Man Denies Rape Charge

Court: 53-Year-Old Man Denies Rape Charge

[Written by Don Burgess] A 53-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a rape in 1988. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, allegedly committed the offence sometime between the dates of September 1988 and October 1988. His trial is scheduled to start in February 2019. His bail conditions remain the same from an earlier court appearance... Read more of this article

Videos: Open Mic On Sex Offenders Registry

Videos: Open Mic On Sex Offenders Registry

An Open Mic event was held last night [Sept 18] to “give the public an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns concerning a registry for sex offenders.” Hosted by Senator Robyn Swan, the scheduled panelists included Debi-Ray Rivers from SCARS, MP Craig Cannonier, Dany Pen and Shari Lynn Pringle, and the floor was also opened for... Read more of this article

Tuesday: ‘Open Mic’ On Sex Offenders Registry

Tuesday: ‘Open Mic’ On Sex Offenders Registry

An open mic event will be hosted this Tuesday evening [Sept 18] in order to “give the public an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns concerning a registry for sex offenders.” The event announcement said, “To give the public an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns concerning a registry for sex offenders, an open... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Passenger Seeks Speedy Trial

Court: Cruise Passenger Seeks Speedy Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] A cruise ship passenger who pled not guilty to sexual assault was back in court  hoping to get his trial pushed up to next week. The 27-year-old New Jersey man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, must remain in Bermuda until his case is heard. He is alleged to have committed the offence against a fellow cruise... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court today, a cruise ship passenger from New Jersey pled not guilty to a charge of sexual assault. The 27-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was alleged to have committed the crime against a fellow cruise ship passenger on August 10. His trial is scheduled to begin on August 29. He was granted... Read more of this article

Sex Offender May Be Transferred To UK Facility

Sex Offender May Be Transferred To UK Facility

Convicted child sex offender Merrick Seaman might be transferred to a specialized facility in the United Kingdom, however the decision must await a UK Court ruling. A Government spokesperson noted that the “man remains detained, under special powers of the Mental Health Act, to provide for the specialized monitoring that is required.” “An... Read more of this article