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Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

| 24/08/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A jury found a local woman guilty of damaging her former husband’s car with a potted plant and causing almost $7,000 worth of damage. Ava Glasgow, who was convicted of damage to property last week and is expected to be sentenced next month, is very unlikely to receive any kind of custodial sentence but […]

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US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

| 24/08/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Magistrate Voldis Foldats sent a message to US travellers that they should not only check their bags for stray bullets before travelling but should not use the same bags they carry guns in at home when going overseas. When the latest visitor from the US caught with a round of ammunition in her bag […]

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Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

| 23/08/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is seeking information to help them catch the person who fired at an apartment in Prospect during the early hours of Tuesday morning. No one was injured by the shots, which were in the residential area of Omega Drive. The shooting was reported to the 911 emergency call centre just before 1:30am […]

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Are these our sons?

Are these our sons?

| 23/08/2016 | 31 Comments

MM writes: It is no secret that the Cayman Islands faces a dramatic situation with crime; many of us simply brush it off with the acknowledgment that the entire world faces this same issue. However, with a population of only 60,000 (of which we can estimate half to be children or elderly); I do believe […]

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Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun extradition proceedings to bring a sports coach back to the Cayman Islands to face charges regarding allegations of indecent assault with at least one of the teenage girls he coached when he was in Cayman, according to documents filed in a Florida court. The 37-year-old man, who lived in Bodden […]

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Man arrives at police station with stab wound

Man arrives at police station with stab wound

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): Officers at West Bay police station were confronted with a man bleeding profusely from a stab wound in his arm late Saturday night and rendered first aid as they waited for paramedics. But the blood pouring from the man’s arm helped police nab the suspect. The victim arrived at the station just before midnight […]

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Crown pursues remaining charges against ex-civil servant

Crown pursues remaining charges against ex-civil servant

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): The prosecution will re-present its case against Atisha Ebanks, a former clerk in the chief secretary’s office, after a jury acquitted her last month of 24 charges relating to allegations of sustained theft that amounted to around $50,000. But the jury was hung on six further counts of theft amounting to $2,500, which the […]

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Man denies wounding victim with knuckle-duster

Man denies wounding victim with knuckle-duster

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): Eduardo Gutierrez, from West Bay, will face trial in January in connection with a violent incident in the district earlier this year. Gutierrez pleaded not guilty on Friday to causing Kevin Brian grievous bodily harm during an altercation outside Eddie’s mini-mart on Birch Tree Hill Road in March using a knuckle-duster. Represented by defence […]

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Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

| 22/08/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 50-year-old man is currently in a coma fighting for his life after being “severely beaten” in an attack in East End. Police are appealing for witnesses to the brutal assault, which they said happened in the early hours of Saturday morning near to the Pirates Cove Bar. The man was found unconscious by […]

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Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

| 22/08/2016

(CNS): Following police raids at two addresses early Friday morning, 19 August, in the district of Bodden Town, four men were arrested, two of whom have been charged with armed robbery. Officials said two Jamaican nationals, aged 21 and 28, who had landed illegally were arrested in connection with the stick-up at DND Accessories and […]

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Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

| 22/08/2016

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from Bodden Town charged with indecently assaulting seven primary age girls when he worked as a teacher’s aide at a government primary school is scheduled to face trial in February next year. The man, who cannot be named in order to protect the identity of his young victims, faces a list of […]

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