Archive for December 11th, 2019

Judge suspects but unsure over guilt in gun case

Judge suspects but unsure over guilt in gun case

| 11/12/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Elton David Webster walked away from court on Wednesday, a free man after a judge acquitted him on firearms charges. Webster was facing a decade behind bars if he had been found guilty in connection with a hand-gun found at his home, which was hidden behind a microwave at the house he was renting. […]

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Another cop involved in traffic crash

Another cop involved in traffic crash

| 11/12/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): An off-duty police officer was one of two drivers taken to hospital following an early morning collision on Monday. Police said the smash involving a Toyota and a Lincoln sedan happened on Shamrock Road at the intersection of Water Shed Circle in Bodden Town at around 6am. Both drivers were treated for minor injuries […]

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Man stabbed in bar brawl

Man stabbed in bar brawl

| 11/12/2019

(CNS): A man is in hospital suffering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries following yet another stabbing outside a bar during a brawl. Police have arrested two West Bay men, aged 41 and 42, who are currently in custody. The fight was said to have happened at about 9pm Tuesday evening in the parking lot of […]

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Boat captain charged with manslaughter

Boat captain charged with manslaughter

| 11/12/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: A 36-year-old man from Prospect, who was captaining a boat that smashed into a smaller vessel in the North Sound this summer, killing two men and badly injuring a woman on board, has been charged. Sean McDonald who was behind the wheel of the Pepper Jelly, a white 32-foot Scarab centre console boat […]

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Cop accused of scamming elderly woman

Cop accused of scamming elderly woman

| 11/12/2019

(CNS): Daniel Ezra Meeks, a former police officer with the RCIPS, tried to con an elderly and vulnerable woman by getting her to put his name on her land ownership papers within a week of meeting her after attending her home on a call-out, the court heard Tuesday. Meeks is facing one charge of misconduct […]

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Court to hear beach access case

Court to hear beach access case

| 11/12/2019 | 73 Comments

(CNS): A group of ladies from West Bay who have been quietly but persistently fighting for government to register hundreds of access points and historic rights of way to the beach have finally been given a date for their case to be considered. On 9 January the Concerned Citizens Group, which has sought a judicial […]

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Pastor cleared of forgery

Pastor cleared of forgery

| 11/12/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Christopher Murray, a pastor at Bethel Refuge Apostolic Church in Prospect, who was charged with forging the signatures of founding members on documents relating to the church’s formation and registering it as a charity, was acquitted by a jury on Monday of one count of forgery, and one count of uttering a false document. […]

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Civil suits in the Cayman Islands

Civil suits in the Cayman Islands

| 11/12/2019 | 18 Comments

Anonymous writes: The bar is set astonishingly low to bring a case or claim in the Cayman Islands, and the statute of limitations means a vexatious claim can hang out there in the fog for over six years before getting to any type of evidentiary review, like a preliminary case management hearing.

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