Norwegian Dawn Passenger Arrested After Attack – On Sunday, July 2, 2018, Norwegian Dawn cruise ship passenger Gina Martell, 36, from Kingston, Massachusetts, was arrested while the cruise ship was docked in Hamilton, Bermuda.
The attacked took place around 9:30 pm, when the victim had been having dinner with her family in a restaurant when she left the table to use the bathroom. Martell began yelling outside a restroom at victim Alexandra Thornton, who was a complete stranger, saying: “You got home so late last night, and were in the cigar bar.”
Prosecutor Carrington Mahoney told the court that Martell then attacked the victim “pulling her to the floor and repeatedly punching the back of the complainant’s head, and also pulling her hair”.
Police were called to the cruise ship and Martell was taken to Hamilton Police Station.
Martell was ordered to pay the $500 fine before she was released from police custody to reboard Norwegian Dawn. Norwegian Dawn is scheduled to depart Bermuda at 4:00 pm.
Norwegian Dawn embarked from Boston, Massachusetts on Friday June 29, 2018. The cruise ship spent Sunday and Monday in port, leaving at 0700 Hours on Tuesday.
Video: Boston to Bermuda – Norwegian Dawn, June 2018