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Archive for November 12th, 2015

Cyber-crime latest challenge for local cops

Cyber-crime latest challenge for local cops

| 12/11/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Email and internet scams, hacking and identity theft, as well as serious online financial fraud are just some of the challenges the local police now have to face, in addition to the more traditional home-grown criminality of burglars, robbers and gunmen. With cyber-crime becoming increasingl [...]

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Police say foul play not suspected in woman’s death

Police say foul play not suspected in woman’s death

| 12/11/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): A Savannah woman and mother of three children whose body was found near to Tiki Beach in the early hours of Sunday morning (8 November) appears to have taken an overdose and committed suicide. Police have said that they are not treating the death suspiciously, following a post mortem on Wedne [...]

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One man arrested, a second in hospital after WB stabbing

One man arrested, a second in hospital after WB stabbing

| 12/11/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in the district on Wednesday night (11 November), while the 26-year-old victim remains in hospital in stable condition. Police said they were called to the scene of the dispute at about 9:20pm yesterday at a home [...]

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Calling all swashbucklers: Pirates Week is landing

Calling all swashbucklers: Pirates Week is landing

| 12/11/2015
(CNS): The 38th annual Pirates Week festival kicks off tonight (Thursday, 12 November) with the CUC Pan in de City steel pan competition and a launch party with live music. A full calendar of events follows, but things begin at 7pm today with steel pan performances on the harbour front. The first p [...]

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Appeal court upholds rape conviction

Appeal court upholds rape conviction

| 12/11/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): A local man who was convicted in 2012 of raping his ex-lover multiple times has had his appeal against the conviction dismissed. Philip Rose (49) was found guilty of rape by the chief justice after he stalked, harassed, abused, assaulted, abducted and raped his former girlfriend, a Swiss nati [...]

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