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Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Canute Nairn walked free from court on Friday after a judge found him not guilty of drug conspiracy charges. Nairn was one of nine people caught up in the drug trafficking case and had been charged with conspiring to import cocaine with Alexander Adrian Ebanks (25), who recently admitted a [...]

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Judge raises concerns over knife crime

Judge raises concerns over knife crime

| 23/09/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A Grand Court judge said that knife crime was “worryingly prevalent” and raised his concerns about people claiming to carry the weapons as protection, as he handed down a sentence of five years and six months to a Jamaican man convicted of stabbing his one-time friend in the heart foll [...]

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Another suspect charged with underage sex crime

Another suspect charged with underage sex crime

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A local man has been charged with sex-related crimes and was expected in court Wednesday. The RCIPS said the 48-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged by police today with gross indecency with a minor and indecent assault on a minor. Police have moved quickly in the case regarding an i [...]

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Bodden Town teenager denies raping little boy

Bodden Town teenager denies raping little boy

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A local man who was a minor when he allegedly committed the sex-related crime has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and indecent assault on a little boy who was described by the court as being between four and six years old at the time of the assaults. The young man from Bodden Tow [...]

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Helper accuses boss and his friend of rape

Helper accuses boss and his friend of rape

| 22/09/2016

(CNS): A Jamaican woman who was working as an evening child-minder told the court Wednesday that she was raped by two men while she was completely intoxicated. The helper said that one of the men was her boss and the other was his friend, whom she barely knew. But only the second man appeared in [...]

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Suspect admits having 1000s of child-porn images

Suspect admits having 1000s of child-porn images

| 21/09/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): A 25-year-old Jamaican man admitted having thousands of indecent images of children when he pleaded guilty Tuesday to ten counts of possessing child pornography. Trevorne Daley was arrested and charged in May following an inquiry triggered by the US authorities when he befriended a boy on [...]

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Takkas seeks separate trial in FIFA corruption case

Takkas seeks separate trial in FIFA corruption case

| 19/09/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Former Cayman Islands football official Costas Takkas, who was netted in the massive FIFA corruption scandal alongside his former colleague, Jeffery Webb, and numerous other regional football officials, is attempting to get a separate trial. According to international sports media reports [...]

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Travel agent denies fraud charges in ticket conspiracy

Travel agent denies fraud charges in ticket conspiracy

| 19/09/2016

(CNS): A local travel agent has denied conspiracy to defraud charges over allegations she misused customers’ cash and used an unauthorised credit card to by airline tickets. Theresa Eleanor Chin pleaded not guilty to two counts relating to events that happened between December 2014 and May 2015 [...]

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Local man admits having illegal gun and ammunition

Local man admits having illegal gun and ammunition

| 19/09/2016

(CNS): A 35-year-old man from George Town pleaded guilty in Grand Court Friday to charges of possessing an unlicensed firearm and 50 rounds of ammunition. Randy James Parchment was arrested outside the Bananas Bar on Eastern Avenue after being tasered by police who were called after reports of a [...]

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School chef denies charges in car park stabbing

School chef denies charges in car park stabbing

| 19/09/2016

(CNS): A 21-year-old local man who works as a chef at a government primary school denied two charges of assault and wounding on two people when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. Desly Kyshon Missick pleaded not guilty to allegations that he stabbed and assaulted his victims in the car park of Fe [...]

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Cops come under rock fire during arrest

Cops come under rock fire during arrest

| 19/09/2016

(CNS): A group of people hurled rocks at police officers on Friday night when they arrested a West Bay man for possession of adapted flare guns and drugs. The incident began just after 11pm, when armed officers patrolling Watercourse Road spotted a man behaving suspiciously. Police said that as t [...]

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