CBS News Boston reports that the Massachusetts State Police and FBI agents were called to the Norwegian Breakaway around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday while the NCL cruise ship was docked at the Black Falcon Terminal in Boston. The ship’s itinerary indicates that it previosly sailed from New York on September 11th and had left Rhode
Police: Disney Youth Counselor Molested 10-Year-Old Child on Disney Magic
A Disney crew member is heading toward trial in Miami-Dade County on multiple criminal charges that he engaged in lewd and lascivious molestation of a ten year old child aboard the Disney Magic.
The Miami-Dade County Police Department arrested 24 year old Oliver Lovatt on allegation that he sexually molested a young boy in…
Pacific Dawn Crew Member Sentenced to Over Five Years in Jail for Rape
A crew member from Vanuatu was sentenced to five years and eight months in jail on Tuesday after he was found guilty two months ago of raping a co-worker during their employment for P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn.
A court in Vanuatu sentenced former Pacific Dawn crew member Noel Isaac to a count of sexual intercourse…
Passenger Sexually Assaults 12 Year Old Girl During Cruise on the Carnival Conquest
A cruise passenger is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl during an eastern Caribbean cruise, according to a newspaper in West Virginia where the young man resides.
U.S. Federal prosecutors reportedly filed a motion for a guilty plea hearing in U.S. District Court in Charleston, West Virginia yesterday. Judge Joseph Goodwin scheduled the motion…
Grand Jury Indicts Passenger on Carnival Elation of Sexual Abuse
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) announced yesterday that a grand jury indicted a man from Jacksonville, Florida for aggravated sexual abuse by force of a young woman on Carnival cruise ship. The FBI announced the news via a press release.
The indictment arises out of a incident which occurred on February 27, 2018 on the…
Passenger on Carnival Spirit Assaulted After Wrongly Identified By Ship Security as a Pedophile
An Australian cruise passenger, Mr. Sun, sued Carnival Australia after the cruise line falsely accused him of exposing himself to two young girls on the Carnival Spirit.
According to an Australian new station, the incident occurred during a cruise from Sydney to New Caledonia in December 2016.
Ship security personnel were notified that a man…
Sexual Assault: Yet Another U.S. Warning for Nassau, Bahamas – Avoid Jet Ski Operators
The United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security issued another warning to U.S. tourists about the danger of sexual assault in Nassau , Bahamas yesterday. The warning states:
Avoid Jet ski operators: Jet ski operators continue to commit sexual assaults and other crimes against tourists. U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed not to …
18 Year Old Woman Sexually Assaulted on Carnival Elation
Yesterday, a male passenger aboard the Carnival Elation reportedly sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman with special needs during a cruise to the Bahamas. The incident occurred in a hot tub aboard the Carnival cruise ship.
A Jacksonville, Florida news station reported that that the mother of the victim said her “18-year-old daughter has the mental…
Lawsuit: Two Adult Cruise Passengers Assault Minor on Independence of the Seas
Surveillance video on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas shows an attack on a 13 year old boy by two adult passengers.
The men, identified by local Miami news station NBC 4 as Martinez and Lawson, corner the teenager in the ship’s library, before pinning him against the bookcase. The boy had apparently made an…
Do Cruise Lines Permit Registered Sexual Offenders to Cruise?
There are around 750,000 (some say the number is over 850,000) sexual offenders registered in the United States. Many thousands of these sexual offenders go on cruises each year. Some cruise lines do not permit registered offenders to cruise, but many if not most cruise lines do.
Another lawyer here in Miami recently wrote an…