Archive for August 22nd, 2016

Riding pony dies after sexual assault

Riding pony dies after sexual assault

| 22/08/2016 | 105 Comments

(CNS): A pony stabled at a local riding school has been unlawfully killed as a result of internal injuries sustained in an attack earlier this month, which included a sexual assault on the animal. Charm, who was described as a “wonderful, gentle pony” by its owners at the Equestrian Center, was one of two horses subjected […]

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Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

| 22/08/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A 50-year-old man is currently in a coma fighting for his life after being “severely beaten” in an attack in East End. Police are appealing for witnesses to the brutal assault, which they said happened in the early hours of Saturday morning near to the Pirates Cove Bar. The man was found unconscious by […]

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Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Following police raids at two addresses early Friday morning, 19 August, in the district of Bodden Town, four men were arrested, two of whom have been charged with armed robbery. Officials said two Jamaican nationals, aged 21 and 28, who had landed illegally were arrested in connection with the stick-up at DND Accessories and […]

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Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from Bodden Town charged with indecently assaulting seven primary age girls when he worked as a teacher’s aide at a government primary school is scheduled to face trial in February next year. The man, who cannot be named in order to protect the identity of his young victims, faces a list of […]

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Woman denies arson charge in GT house fire

Woman denies arson charge in GT house fire

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 37-year-old woman from George Town pleaded not guilty to a charge of arson when she appeared in court Friday. Latecia Jarrett denied setting the fire which destroyed a wooden property on Cruz Lane in George Town at the end of last month, rendering an extended family, including children, homeless. Two police officers who were […]

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West Bay man arrested following multiple assault

West Bay man arrested following multiple assault

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that a West Bay was arrested on Sunday in connection with an assault in the early hours of Saturday morning (20 August) in the parking lot of a West Bay Road night club. Three people who were assaulted outside Fete nightclub, including two women, were taken to hospital and treated for […]

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UK fighter pilot to fly RCIPS chopper

UK fighter pilot to fly RCIPS chopper

| 22/08/2016 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The police have recruited a second pilot for the RCIPS Air Operations Unit (AOU). Richard Morcombe, who is currently flying with the UK National Police Air Service, is a former combat pilot with the British army. He actually flew the helicopter now operated by the RCIPS for four years when he was stationed at […]

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Drugs law draft allows for cannabis extracts

Drugs law draft allows for cannabis extracts

| 22/08/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Government has published the much-anticipated changes to the Misuse of Drugs Law to provide for the importation and dispensing of cannabis oil under prescription by a doctor for medical purposes. The public now has more than 21 days to comment on the amendment before it is excepted to be debated in the Legislative Assembly […]

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