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Three years for sex with teen

Three years for sex with teen

| 27/01/2015 | 0 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 | 1 Comment

(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 | 1 Comment

(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 | 19 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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2nd West Bay man shot dead

2nd West Bay man shot dead

| 24/01/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Another young West Bay man has lost his life following a shooting Friday night close to a local bar in the district. According to the police, the 20-year-old was shot at about 11:30pm on Birch Tree Hill Road near to Undra’s Take Out, across from Kelly’s bar. A 911 report was made that a […]

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No jail for brother in tragic road death

No jail for brother in tragic road death

| 23/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A 27-year-old man from Bodden Town who was behind the wheel during a fatal road crash that killed his brother will not go to jail as a result of a number of the exceptional circumstances. Eduardo Robinson admitted careless driving in connection with the fatal collision on a chip and spray road in Prospect […]

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‘Chronic situation’ for young offenders

‘Chronic situation’ for young offenders

| 22/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge described the lack of suitable accommodation for young people in the criminal justice system as a “sad and chronic situation” when he was forced to remand another teenager in custody to HMP Northward because there was nowhere else for him to go.

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Dog attack victim says animals are still roaming street

Dog attack victim says animals are still roaming street

| 22/01/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A woman who was mauled by four bulldogs raised her concerns on social media this week that nothing is being done about the incident some two weeks after she and her own pet dog were attacked by the dogs, which had not been secured.  Although police claim to be investigating the incident, Nivedita Ghosh‎ said […]

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