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Sleeping woman had narrow escape in shooting

Sleeping woman had narrow escape in shooting

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have revealed that a number of shots were fired by the gunman, or gunmen, on Friday night that killed 20-year-old David Ebanks and a sleeping woman had a very narrow escape. Detective Chief Inspector Malcolm Kay said that two stray bullets, fired when Ebanks was shot outside Undra’s jerk stand, hit a nearby […]

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US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A family from Pennsylvanian pursuing a civil case against the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, in which they claim their daughter was sexually assaulted in the hotel by an ex-employee, say they intend to appeal a US judge’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit on jurisdictional grounds. The judge found that because all of the primary witnesses, […]

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Brothers injured in hit and run

Brothers injured in hit and run

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 14-year-old boy from Savannah suffered serious head and leg injuries Monday evening in a hit-and-run on Shamrock Road. The teenager is currently in hospital in stable condition after he and his brother were both run down by what police believe was a light coloured sports car. The 21-year-old brother also received injuries but […]

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Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A Cayman Brac woman convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on the basis of excessive self-defence has received a 12 month probation order, 200 hours of community service and has been ordered to stay off the booze for the next twelve months. Katie Jo Powell (26) admitted stabbing Anthony de […]

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Three years for sex with teen

Three years for sex with teen

| 27/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from Cayman Brac was sentenced Tuesday to three years and seven months in jail, having been convicted earlier this month of the defilement of a teenage girl. Shankino William Ebanks admitted knowing that the girl was only 15 on the second occasion he had sex with her at Rebecca’s Cave when […]

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Syed trial in jeopardy

Syed trial in jeopardy

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A catalogue of problems regarding his defence could see the trial of the former UCCI president, who is accused of stealing around $250,000 from the public purse, delayed until next year. Hassan Syed is due to face trial in March but he has still not answered the charges against him and may still be […]

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Lawyer accuses fraud suspects of conning him

Lawyer accuses fraud suspects of conning him

| 27/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A local defence attorney who was called to the police station to represent two Romanian nationals from a group of four suspects accused of skimming local banks with cloned credit cards has accused the defendants of conning him. Steve McField told the Grand Court Friday that the couple have refused to pay his fees […]

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Silver-grey car spotted at murder scene

Silver-grey car spotted at murder scene

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Detectives working on the latest West Bay murder are asking people who saw a silver or grey Hyundai Accent car that they did not recognise in the neighbourhood on Friday 23 January to come forward. The police are trying to piece together the events surrounding the killing of 20-year-old David Reuben Ebanks, a resident of the district, […]

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Cops postpone public meetings after killings

Cops postpone public meetings after killings

| 27/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): With two unsolved murders in West Bay within the first month of the year to deal with, the RCIPS has postponed a series of public meetings in the eastern districts scheduled for this coming week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the meetings planned for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in Bodden Town, North Side and […]

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Murder victim was recent P2P graduate

Murder victim was recent P2P graduate

| 24/01/2015 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The latest victim of street violence in West Bay was a very recent graduate of the government’s Passport2Success training programme. David Ebanks, who turned 20 just a few weeks ago, graduated from the young people’s work-ready course at the end of last year. Many messages were posted Saturday on his Facebook page when the […]

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