Dangerous driving arrest in death of Matthew Owens

A 35-year-old Bodden Town man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the road collision that led to the death of young father Matthew Owens on Saturday. 

The man, who was initially arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, returned to George Town police station on Tuesday where he was also arrested on suspicion of the second offense. He was bailed to return to the police station on Sept. 23. 

Mr. Owens, who worked at Atlantic clothing store in George Town, was killed after he was knocked from his motorcycle in a collision that also involved a Toyota Mark II and a BMW on the Linford Pierson Highway around 1 a.m. 

The man arrested was the driver of the BMW, police said. 

Anyone with information can call police on 949-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS). 


  1. Was he arrested twice, or hit with two charges?
    Also, what is his name, now that someone is being held accountable? All other alleged wrongdoers are usually named.

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