Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS PODCAST

Man in court for smashing bathroom sink

A 31-year-old St George's man admitted smashing a Bermuda Housing Corporation sink when he appeared in Magistrates' Court this morning.

Graison McCallan pleaded guilty to causing unlawful damage on the second floor bathroom of Langley House in St David's, on October 15.

The court heard that McCallan could be seen entering the building on video footage with a cricket bat.

Once inside the building he proceeded to the second floor bathroom, where he cracked a sink, causing damage in the amount of $975.

He then left the building but attended Southside Police Station upon hearing the police were seeking to locate him.

McCallan told the court that he believed a resident of Langley House had broken into his home.

He said: “My house had been broken into twice that week and I lost it.”

When Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo asked the defendant why he targeted the sink, McCallan replied that he thought it wiser to damage a sink than hurt a person.

Mr Tokunbo ordered McCallan to pay off the damages in weekly instalments of $100, starting January 5.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published December 18, 2014 at 1:07 pm (Updated December 18, 2014 at 1:29 pm)

Man in court for smashing bathroom sink

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon