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Easter rape suspect in police custody

Easter rape suspect in police custody

| 27/04/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old West Bay man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman he offered a ride to on Good Friday. Police said the 28-year-old victim was picked up in the early hours of 14 April by a stranger driving a truck on the West Bay Road. She was then subjected to a serious […] [...]

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Six acting judges added to Grand Court bench

Six acting judges added to Grand Court bench

| 27/04/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Following an open recruitment process by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission at the beginning of this year, six acting judges have now been appointed to the panel of available justices for general Grand Court cases. Justice Marlene Carter, Roger Chapple, Justice Carlisle Greaves, Mag [...]

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Brac customs officer denies having illegal gun

Brac customs officer denies having illegal gun

| 27/04/2017
(CNS): Claude Anthony Terry, a customs officer from Cayman Brac who is currently on required leave, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm. Terry appeared in court last week and denied having an illegal Smith & Wesson, eight rounds of .44 magnum cartridges an [...]

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Couple shot outside GT bar

Couple shot outside GT bar

| 27/04/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Following reports of a shooting in George Town early this morning, police have now confirmed that a 20-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were shot outside Bananas Bar in the Dolphin Centre, Eastern Avenue, at around 3:30am. When police arrived at the scene after a report to 911 t [...]

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BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

| 25/04/2017
(CNS): Noel Vaughan Douglas has denied causing the death of Matthew Owens (31) in September 2015 in a collision in the early hours of the morning on the Linford Pierson Highway. Vaughan (36) was driving a BMW 328i, while Owens, who died at the scene of the crash, was on a motorbike. Douglas appeared [...]

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Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

| 25/04/2017 | 96 Comments
(CNS): Theresa Chin, the former owner of 123 Travel, has been acquitted of more than a dozen deception offences in relation to her failed business. It took a jury just over a couple of hours to find Chin not guilty on 14 counts of obtaining and attempting to obtain property by deception in connecti [...]

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Cops concerned by booze fueled call-outs

Cops concerned by booze fueled call-outs

| 24/04/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Police have had another very busy weekend, with some twenty people arrested and over 100 calls for officers to attend incidents on Friday night alone, many of which involved drink. In one call-out early Saturday morning, a 37-year-old man from George Town was tasered and arrested after offic [...]

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Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

| 24/04/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A victim of a robbery in George Town at the weekend was lucky not to be injured when he was attacked by the two men outside a central restaurant. The man stepped outside of Singh’s Roti Shop and Bar on Shedden Road at around 11:30pm Friday to make a phone call, when two men ran […] [...]

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Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

| 23/04/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS) Updated with location details: Two bare-chested men robbed a woman of her handbag in Bodden Town on Friday evening and made off into the bushes on foot. Police said they received the report just before 7:00pm (21 April) that a 40-year-old woman from Bodden Town was getting out her car when t [...]

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Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

| 23/04/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): The theft of more than $420,000 from The Security Centre Ltd by its former financial controller over a three-year period has almost ruined the business, the court heard Friday when Patti Jane Ebanks (51) appeared for a sentencing hearing. The local woman, who is suffering from mental health p [...]

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Cops charge suspect six months after burglary

Cops charge suspect six months after burglary

| 23/04/2017
(CNS): A local man appeared in court on Friday charged with a burglary that happened six months ago. The 23-year-old from George Town was allegedly involved in a scuffle with the resident of the home he broke into after the victim interrupted the crime at his home on Templeton Street in George Town [...]

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