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White-collar thief to pay back $500k+

White-collar thief to pay back $500k+

| 29/07/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Robert Aspinall pleaded guilty to charges of theft, forgery and transferring criminal property on Friday when he appeared in court to be sentenced, and formally admitted stealing half a million dollars from two funds he worked on when he was a director with Deloitte. The court also heard that the former financial executive has […]

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Bodden Town bar robbed at gun-point

Bodden Town bar robbed at gun-point

| 29/07/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The Everglo Bar on Bodden Town Road is the latest local establishment to become the subject of an armed robbery. Police said the bar room stick-up happened at around 1am Friday morning (29 July). When Police were called out to the scene following the robbery report, they learned that two men, one of whom […]

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Brac burglaries focus of RCIPS meeting

Brac burglaries focus of RCIPS meeting

| 28/07/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): There have been twelve burglaries on Cayman Brac since the beginning of the year, but at a well-attended community police meeting on the island last week Acting Police Commissioner Anthony Ennis pointed out two detectives who had come to the Brac specifically to work on those matters. “Crime is relative and numbers are relative, but […]

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Jury hung on six charges in government theft case

Jury hung on six charges in government theft case

| 27/07/2016

(CNS): After a two-week trial, former government clerk Atisha Ebanks walked away from court on Wednesday still on bail and still unsure whether she will be convicted of theft or fraud after a jury was unable to agree on six of the 30 counts the local woman faced. Ebanks was acquitted of 22 charges of […]

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Man dodges serious charge in drunken knife attack

Man dodges serious charge in drunken knife attack

| 27/07/2016 | 95 Comments

(CNS): Maurice Jackson escaped an attempted murder charge this week after the crown accepted his guilty plea to wounding in connection with a drunken knife attack in North Side earlier this year following a dominoes game. As the crown was unable to prove any intent behind an extremely serious attack, the 23-year-old admitted the lesser […]

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Child abuse trial opens with video evidence

Child abuse trial opens with video evidence

| 27/07/2016

(CNS): Two local men appeared in court Wednesday facing several charges relating to what the crown claims was the systematic abuse of a young female relative that could have started when she was as young as nine years old. In a sensitive case in which the men cannot be named because of the possible identification […]

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Police find no drunk drivers on Cayman Brac

Police find no drunk drivers on Cayman Brac

| 27/07/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS officers on Cayman Brac did not arrest a single person for drinking and driving during a weekend crackdown on traffic offences. Police said that over the past weekend (Friday 22 July through Sunday 24 July) several traffic operations were conducted at different locations around the island, though they did not indicate what time […]

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Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

| 26/07/2016

(CNS Business): A company owned by a man wanted by local police for a violent crime has been wound up by the Grand Court after a creditor in the British Virgin Islands tried and failed for more than six months to get back almost $1.7 million he had on account with B&C Capital Ltd. Ryan […]

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$1million theft trial at security firm delayed

$1million theft trial at security firm delayed

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): Although the courts are making some headway in the progress of criminal cases, there are still some major trial casualties as a result of the packed docket, limited space and shortage of judges. Patti Jane Ebanks, a former financial controller with a local security firm who was charged well over two years ago with stealing […]

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Couple in dock at odds over illegal gun

Couple in dock at odds over illegal gun

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): A local woman who was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm after being arrested outside Calico Jack’s beach bar on the West Bay Road in April has admitted the allegation but the man she was arrested with has denied the same charge. Kylan Hunter has pleaded not guilty to having a loaded semi-automatic […]

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Teenager denies robbing WB mini-mart twice

Teenager denies robbing WB mini-mart twice

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): A teenage boy pleaded not guilty on Friday to robbing a West Bay mini-mart over a period of five weeks earlier this year. The teenager, who is still a minor and cannot be named, was remanded in custody to Eagle House, the juvenile unit at HMP Northward, until his trial, which was scheduled for […]

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