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Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

| 21/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The latest victim to fall foul of the anti-corruption law is a West Bay man who offered a police officer a $25 bribe to let him “go home” after he was arrested last year on Laurence Boulevard for being disorderly and for possession of a small quantity of ganja. Justice Charles Quin fo [...]

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GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

| 21/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have said that a “raspy” voiced robber held up a store on Saturday afternoon while armed with a machete, but they have not stated which North Church Street business fell victim to the villain. The shop in question was held up around 4pm, when the man entered and demanded cas [...]

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Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash v [...]

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Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): A man has been arrested after a prison officer caught him throwing ganja over the prison fence. The suspect was said to be in possession of several pounds of ganja in two large bags when he was apprehended. A release from HM Cayman Islands Prison Service said that on Thursday, Prison Offic [...]

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Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): A George Town man was due in court Monday accused of hitting another man with a gun on Valentine’s Day night. Without evidence that the gun was real, the 20-year-old man has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm and common assault on a man sitting in a car. Police were [...]

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Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

| 20/02/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Among the massive amount of new bills and amendments that legislators will be debating when they return to parliament this week for the final meeting of this administration, MLAs will be debating a change to the Police Law (2014 Revision) that requires the police commissioner to fire offic [...]

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Syed claims he came back to clear name

Syed claims he came back to clear name

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, who was wanted by the Cayman authorities for many years before he was arrested in Switzerland, said he did not contest his extradition to the Cayman Islands because he wanted to clear his name. Continuing his evidence Fr [...]

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Home invader charged with attempted rape

Home invader charged with attempted rape

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): The 48-year-old man from West Bay who is accused of invading a woman’s bedroom and committing an indecent act has been charged with a catalogue of offences, including attempted rape. Ronnie Ebanks was arrested Wednesday and charged Friday morning in relation to the home invasion at [...]

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Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in relation to a major collision on the West Bay Road in the early hours of 14 September 2015, near Public Beach.  The crash claimed the life of Jessie Perry (21) , who was a passenger in the blac [...]

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Syed: I was not dishonest

Syed: I was not dishonest

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): When the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands took the stand on Thursday, he told the court he was not being dishonest when he used his college credit card for his own purchases. Hassan Syed (51) painted a picture of being incredibly busy and dedicating his time [...]

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Webster allowed back to Bodden Town for church

Webster allowed back to Bodden Town for church

| 16/02/2017

(CNS): One-time political candidate and local business man, Errington Webster (54), who is accused of a number of sex offences against a teenage girl, was given permission by the court Thursday to return to his home district of Bodden Town on Sundays in order to go to church. Webster, who is on b [...]

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