Archive for April 10th, 2018

Jury makes quick decision in workplace ‘hammer’ case

Jury makes quick decision in workplace ‘hammer’ case

| 10/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): It took the jury less than one hour Tuesday to find Dain Damean McPherson (33) guilty of GBH following an attack on his supervisor at the supermarket where the men worked. The two men had engaged in an angry verbal altercation at the start of their shift at Foster’s Countryside last Se [...]

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Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

| 10/04/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A men fell victim to a gang of five or six muggers who made off with his cash and phone at around midnight on Sunday. Police responded to the report of the street robbery, which happened in the centre of George Town near to the junction of Rock Hole Road and Mary Street. During the [… [...]

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Pedestrian hit by car following crash in GT

Pedestrian hit by car following crash in GT

| 10/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A man who was walking along the pavement on Eastern Avenue Monday morning landed in hospital after he was hit by a car following the collision of a Honda CR-V and a Ford Truck. According to the police report, the man was struck near the School Road junction after the black Ford Sports Trac [& [...]

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Dozen defendants cram into dock for corruption case

Dozen defendants cram into dock for corruption case

| 10/04/2018
(CNS): Six public officers from the Department of Immigration and six of the department’s clients crammed into the dock Tuesday, when they made their first appearance in connection with a long-running anti-corruption conspiracy case. The dozen defendants face bribery and fraud charges related [...]

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Teens arrested for smoking ganja on boat

Teens arrested for smoking ganja on boat

| 10/04/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Two teenagers and an older man were all arrested on Sunday for smoking ganja on board a boat in Rum Point. The police said they boarded the boat after detecting a strong smell of weed coming from the vessel, which was anchored close to others at the popular weekend spot. A search of the boat [...]

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Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

| 10/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 36-year-old man from George Town following a report that a girl was indecently assaulted in the water at Smith Barcadere yesterday. The report was made to the police around  3:20pm and the man was arrested shortly afterwards. He remains in police custody while inquir [...]

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Masked armed man robs West Bay store

Masked armed man robs West Bay store

| 10/04/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for an armed robber, described as short with a dark complexion, following a stick-up at a local store in Batabano Plaza, West Bay, early Tuesday morning, less than a half mile from the local police station. As the store clerk was opening up the shop around 6:15 this [...]

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CIG needs to consider prison mental health

CIG needs to consider prison mental health

| 10/04/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Before the government embarks on a new prison project it will need to consider the future mental health of inmates. The new prison director, Steven Barrett, said that thought will need to be given on how the prison service is going to deal with prisoners suffering from mental health condition [...]

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