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Footballer Russell fined for dog offence

Antwan Russell

Bermuda footballer Antwan Russell has been fined for having an unlicensed pit bull.

Russell, 28, and his brother Gladwin Russell, 32, both admitted the offence in Magistrates’ Court today.

The court heard that animal wardens seized the animals from their Cedar Hill, Warwick, home on March 4.

Asked if he had anything to say on sentencing, Antwan Russell told the court: “You killed my dog already. The worst has happened.”

His brother said: “They killed our babies. They were pets. They were well taken care of and loved.”

Both men were fined $200 by magistrate Archibald Warner.

Russell, a striker, has previously played for Bermuda Hogges as well as English non-League side Ilkeston. He now plays for Robin Hood.

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