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Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

| 27/08/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The cost of financing his own house arrest in New York is driving Jeffrey Webb, the former CONCACAF president and FIFA Vice President broke, according to claims filed in the courts. Caught up in the massive FIFA corruption and bribery scandal, the Caymanian football boss was released by the US authorities on a $10 million […]

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Golden gun robbers all guilty

Golden gun robbers all guilty

| 27/08/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): It took the jury more than five hours to return a unanimous guilty verdict against all three men charged with an armed holdup at Blackbeard’s liquor store just before Christmas last year. Andrew Lopes, Bron Webb and Randy Connor were found guilty on two counts of robbery at the Grand Harbour store on 17 […]

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Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

| 27/08/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers who were the first on the scene at a medical emergency in North Side may have save a man’s life after using medical skills acquired through RCIPS training. At around 10:00am on Monday, Police Constables Zachary McLaughlin and Carlyle Nation were the first to arrive at a house in North Side […]

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Jury to decide fate of liquor store robbery suspects

Jury to decide fate of liquor store robbery suspects

| 26/08/2015

(CNS): The eleven men and women who have been hearing the case against three men accused of an armed liquor store hold-up just before Christmas last year are expected to begin their deliberations Thursday morning. After a full day on Wednesday of detailed directions and a summary of the evidence by the judge in the […]

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Cause of death still not revealed in gruesome boat find

Cause of death still not revealed in gruesome boat find

| 26/08/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The police have not yet determined how the two men found dead in a boat floating adrift off the coast of Little Cayman met their demise. The bodies have been taken to the morgue on Cayman Brac and police are making arrangements for a pathologist to conduct a post mortem. The men’s identities or […]

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Hospital corruption case stalled by evidence

Hospital corruption case stalled by evidence

| 26/08/2015

(CNS): The crown has signalled it could be seeking another delay to the trial schedule in the alleged CarePay hospital corruption case due to be heard in November. Canover Watson and Miriam Rodriguez, who are facing a catalogue of charges in the case, appeared in court Friday when Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran […]

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West Bay man denies having gun in BT Bar

West Bay man denies having gun in BT Bar

| 25/08/2015

(CNS): A West Bay man has denied being in possession of an illegal firearm at a bar in Bodden Town last month. Jose “Pito” Sanchez (28) pleaded not guilty last week to possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with charges arising out of an arrest on 7 July. Sanchez is accused of having a […]

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Prison keeps up fight in face of ‘cellfies’

Prison keeps up fight in face of ‘cellfies’

| 25/08/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The smuggling of cellphones into HMP Northward remains a constant battle for the prison management as inmates try various ways to stay in touch with the outside world. While smart phones pose a problem to prison security, as they can be used by inmates to organise drug drops and other crimes, such as witness […]

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80lbs ganja found at sea by weekend boaters

80lbs ganja found at sea by weekend boaters

| 25/08/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Ten packets of suspected ganja have been destroyed after the drug haul was discovered twelve miles off the coast of Seven Mile Beach this weekend, police say. According to the RCIPS, at around 10am on Saturday 23 August, marine officers responded to a call from a member of the public on board a boat near […]

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