Son of Bermuda Police Deputy
Tuesday, February 03, 2004
HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC -- The son of Bermuda's Deputy Police Commissioner
George Jackson has been arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after
crashing his car into a wall near the U.S. Consulate building, officials
said on Tuesday. The accident
is understood to have happened at 6.15 a.m. on
Saturday near the US Consulate building on Middle Road, Devonshire.
Police said Andrew Jackson, 22, whose father
is from St. Vincent and the
Grenadines, apparently lost control of his car when he was driving along
Middle Road in Devonshire on the outskirts of Hamilton on Saturday morning
and collided with the near-side wall.
He was arrested at the scene, but police have
not yet indicated what charges
would be laid, if any, against Jackson.
Regiment Private caught with drugs
Regimental duties are proving to be a
welcome challenge for the majority but at least one recruit – Andrew Jackson,
the son of Deputy Police Commissioner George Jackson – is being punished for
cannabis possession, The Royal Gazette has learned.
The news comes after Premier Jennifer Smith toured Warwick Camp yesterday, along
with Home Affairs Minister Terry Lister, reviewing anti-riot training and other
The private is facing harsh military discipline after being caught with a
quantity of drugs as he returned to Warwick Camp Sunday night.
Regiment authorities would not release the name of the soldier but several
sources confirmed the young man’s identity and said he had been caught red
handed with cannabis as recruits returned from their mid camp break.
“A soldier was caught with drugs and it is being dealt with accordingly,” said
Regiment Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Edward Lamb, adding that it was in the best
interests of all concerned that his name not be released.
for the full Royal