Archive for September 16th, 2016

Card game turns violent, player stabbed in heart

Card game turns violent, player stabbed in heart

| 16/09/2016 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Orlando Graham (36), a Jamaican national from George Town, was found guilty on Friday of intentionally wounding a former friend following an argument over a card game that turned violent. Graham was remanded in custody after he was convicted of stabbing Prentice Brown in the heart following a game of Rummy in January, when […]

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LA to deal with over two dozen laws

LA to deal with over two dozen laws

| 16/09/2016 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The government has confirmed that the Legislative Assembly will meet on Tuesday 4 October and it will be dealing with a massive lists of bills, as well as reports and motions. In addition to the misuse of drugs law amendments to pave the way for the legal medicinal use of cannabis oil, among other […]

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Jewel thief gets six-month prison term

Jewel thief gets six-month prison term

| 16/09/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): A 38-year-old woman who admitted stealing several pieces of jewellery worth around $26,000 from a store on the West Bay Road in November last year was jailed for six months on Thursday by the Summary Court. Madeiny Rodrigues-Ebanks pleaded guilty earlier this year to stealing a diamond ring, a gold necklace, a diamond pendent […]

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260lbs ganja costs dealer two years jail

260lbs ganja costs dealer two years jail

| 16/09/2016 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Eduardo Swaby Gutierrez received a two-year jail term on Thursday after some 260lbs of ganja was found in his laundry room. The massive drug haul was discovered at Swaby’s house in Boatswain Bay when police officers from the RCIPS Drugs Task Force raided Gutierrez’ home on Monday, 5 September. But in what was one of […]

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Cops round up one suspect in recent GT robberies

Cops round up one suspect in recent GT robberies

| 16/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have arrested a 28-year-old man from Bodden Town in connection with two George Town street muggings last Friday night in which guns were involved. The man, who is currently in police custody, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of robbery. The first mugging took place at around 7:30pm in Tropical Gardens, where a man […]

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Cubans stranded at sea for four days

Cubans stranded at sea for four days

| 16/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A group of Cuban migrants were rescued Wednesday from a four-day ordeal at sea by a passing vessel and transported to Grand Cayman. The eight men on board the make-shift vessel said they had been stranded after their boat experienced engine problems. The men have now been taken into custody by immigration officials. The […]

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Firefighters back at West Bay station

Firefighters back at West Bay station

| 16/09/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Following $35,000 worth of repairs and renovations, the West Bay fire crew is back at base two months after work on mould problems in the air-conditioning system at the fire house drove them into temporary accommodation at the Ed Bush Sports Complex. The district fire station reopened Wednesday, when dignitaries from across government showed up […]

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