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Public purse to pay for Watson’s appeal

Public purse to pay for Watson’s appeal

| 27/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): With all of his own funds frozen in anticipation of forfeiture, Canover Watson (46) has been granted legal aid to fund his appeal, his defence team has confirmed. The local businessman and former chair of the Health Services Authority, who was convicted last year on a number of corruption cha [...]

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Judge eyes prison tab with deportation order

Judge eyes prison tab with deportation order

| 27/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A Grand Court judge sent a foreign national convicted of burglary to jail for a shorter time than would otherwise have been the case but ordered his deportation immediately after release. As he jailed Theo Kuldani Samy for one year for breaking into his neighbour’s apartment on Christma [...]

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Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

| 27/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): People selling vehicles are being warned that if they don’t properly transfer ownership, they could face arrest if the car is connected to a crime and their name is still on the papers. With the rise in stolen cars being used in burglaries and robberies, police recommend that once a sal [...]

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Cops track down stolen green honda

Cops track down stolen green honda

| 27/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The dark green Honda Civic that was stolen from Martin Drive in George Town was found by officers from Bodden Town Police Station Monday night. The police discovered the car in the area of Belford Estates just after 7:15pm. The RCIPS said the car is currently in police possession as they lo [...]

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Mother convicted over child beating

Mother convicted over child beating

| 27/06/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A woman who beat her son so badly with a belt and a broom that she broke his arm was given a suspended sentence of sixteen months by a Grand Court judge, following her conviction Friday. Miriam Cruz de Jackson pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm but insisted she had not inten [...]

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‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

| 26/06/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): There is now an “insatiable appetite” for guns among those immersed in local gang culture, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton said after officers recovered two more handguns that were being smuggled onto the island at the weekend. Less than 48 hours after a judge locked up fou [...]

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$25 bribe buys local man 6 months in jail

$25 bribe buys local man 6 months in jail

| 26/06/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): A local man convicted of trying to bribe a police officer who was arresting him following a public altercation last year has been given a six-month jail term for the corruption offence. Although Ian Duffell offered the arresting officer just $25 to let him “go home to West Bay”, the judge [...]

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Cayman joins regional anti-terrorist security plan

Cayman joins regional anti-terrorist security plan

| 26/06/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands took part in a CARICOM-EU conference earlier this month aimed at developing a Counter-Terrorism Strategy for the region. Michael Ebanks, the chief officer at the home affairs ministry, led the local delegation of law enforcement officials, where a joint strategy to guide th [...]

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Chef dodges prison time in stabbing case

Chef dodges prison time in stabbing case

| 26/06/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Delsey Kyshon Missick (24) was described in court as “over-reacting” after a traffic dispute in a nightclub car park last year, when he attacked two women with a kitchen knife. The local chef, who had a clean record until this incident, wounded the women after one of them slammed [...]

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Missing suspect gives himself up in Jamaica

Missing suspect gives himself up in Jamaica

| 26/06/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS) Jerome Calbert (26) has turned himself into the Jamaican Authorities, police have said. Calbert, who was believed to have been in the Cayman Islands illegally, went on the run following a police drug bust in North Side on Sunday 18 June with another Jamaican national, Garth Stewart (43). Stewa [...]

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Cops help in medical incidents alongside crime fight

Cops help in medical incidents alongside crime fight

| 26/06/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Police officers went to the rescue in two unrelated cases last week, even as they continued their patrols fighting crime. On 22 June, an auxiliary officer was first on the scene after an elderly woman fell through a glass door and was bleeding heavily outside Casanova’s on North Church [...]

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