Archive for February 2nd, 2018

Serial rapist receives 35-year life term

Serial rapist receives 35-year life term

| 02/02/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Jeffery Barnes (38) was given a 35-year prison term Friday, in connection with the terrifying sexual attack on a woman in her George Town home in 2011. This was Barnes third rape conviction, in addition to sexual assaults and a long history of violent crime. Following his conviction in 2013 h [...]

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Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

| 02/02/2018
(CNS): A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of Omar Bailey on Saturday, 20 January, on Eastern Avenue in the central area of the capital, police have confirmed. The young man from George Town, who remains in custody, is the second person to be arrested in the first [...]

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Police deny tasering child at school event

Police deny tasering child at school event

| 02/02/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Police say that a child accidentally hit by probes from a police stun gun at a school career fair was not tasered as the electrical current was not activated when the mishap occurred. The RCIPS was at the Edna Moyle Primary School in North Side Friday conducting a demonstration of police equ [...]

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Man kills dog while under attack

Man kills dog while under attack

| 02/02/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): A Bodden Town man was attacked by two dogs that had escaped from a yard in the area of Crysdel Road as he walked home around 4pm on Wednesday afternoon. As the dogs attacked, the man, who received bites to both his arms and legs, “struck one of the dogs with a pocket knife”. [&hel [...]

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QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

| 02/02/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin was “provoked and humiliated” by Carlos Webster and his friends just before he gunned down his gang rival in a West Bay Road nightclub in September 2009, John Ryder QC argued on his behalf at a Grand Court hearing to decide how long Anglin’s life tariff should b [...]

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