Archive for January 2nd, 2019

Witnesses lied to cut their own jail time, says lawyer

Witnesses lied to cut their own jail time, says lawyer

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): Two men who have pleaded guilty to a cocaine smuggling conspiracy lied when they gave evidence in court last month, the lawyer representing customs officer David Lobo (33) told a jury Wednesday, as she urged them to look closely at the evidence when they deliberate the case. As Amelia Fosuhene summed up her client’s […]

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GT woman arrested over bar-room violence

GT woman arrested over bar-room violence

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): A 47-year-old George Town woman was arrested early New Year’s Day as a result of two violent assaults at a West Bay Road bar, one of which was witnessed by police officers. At around 2:00am, the police were called to a bar just south of public beach, which CNS understands was the Jungle in Trafalgar […]

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West Bay woman still critical after attack

West Bay woman still critical after attack

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): A West Bay woman who was badly injured following an altercation with her son remains in the hospital in critical condition, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The 32-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of trying to kill her, is currently in custody relating to a separate matter, police have confirmed. […]

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No let up on rubbish collection troubles

No let up on rubbish collection troubles

| 02/01/2019 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health issued notices over the holidays apologising to residents in parts of Bodden Town, East End and West Bay for delays in collection. The beleaguered department ended 2018 rather as it did 2017, with more challenges over the domestic pick-up, raising further concerns that 2019 is not going to be […]

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GT man charged with rape

GT man charged with rape

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): Police have charged a 46-year-old George Town man with rape and threats to kill following an assault on a woman known to him in Windsor Park late on Friday, 28 December. Police said they were called to the location at around 11:50pm, where the suspect was arrested. He was kept in custody as the […]

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