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Archive for March 10th, 2017

Politicians to pow-wow over lawyers’ law

Politicians to pow-wow over lawyers’ law

| 10/03/2017 | 75 Comments
(CNS): The premier has extended an olive branch to the opposition benches and asked them to sit down in private on Monday to try and reach consensus on the key provisions of the Legal Practitioners Bill before resuming the debate on the law in parliament on Tuesday, and he said all members had agree [...]

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Taser cops back on active duty

Taser cops back on active duty

| 10/03/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Two police constables who were on desk duty until their trial and then suspended after they were found guilty of using excessive force during an arrest and tasering a suspect twice have been placed back on active duty, officials from the RCIPS confirmed Friday. Although Austin Etienne and Car [...]

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Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

| 10/03/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, the former corporate lawyer convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton, appeared in the Cayman Islands court of Appeal Thursday. Courtney appealed his conviction and, if that fails, his sent [...]

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Elderly visitor from Arizona drowns during snorkel trip

Elderly visitor from Arizona drowns during snorkel trip

| 10/03/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police have now named the 71-year-old visitor who died Thursday after a snorkel trip in the George Town Harbour around Eden Rock. She was Gail Ann Moss from Scottsdale, Arizona. Police and the emergency services were called to the area at around 11:30am yesterday (9 March) following the repor [...]

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Cayman dive instructor pulls knife from shark

Cayman dive instructor pulls knife from shark

| 10/03/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Reef Divers’ Brett Johnson has become an internet hero after footage of him pulling a kitchen knife out of a 3-ft nurse shark’s head on a dive with a group of visitors at the end of last month went viral. Johnson, who had spotted the knife sticking straight up from the poor shark’s head [...]

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Golden gun robbers’ appeal rejected

Golden gun robbers’ appeal rejected

| 10/03/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Three men involved in the armed robbery at the Blackbeard’s liquor store at Grand Harbour in December 2014 failed to have their convictions overturned or their sentences cut when they appeared before the appeal court this week. The bungling robbers had used one of their mother’s cars for [...]

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