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Lawyer’s ‘sexts’ lead to client’s successful appeal

Lawyer’s ‘sexts’ lead to client’s successful appeal

| 22/04/2024 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Jamaican woman who was convicted of wounding in 2022 following a brawl at the beauty parlour where she worked was acquitted by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal on Friday as a result of the behaviour of her defence lawyer. Aisha Jamilah English (33), who was found guilty of stabbing a colleague, appealed […]

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RCIPS warns owners of continuing car break-ins

RCIPS warns owners of continuing car break-ins

| 22/04/2024 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The police are seeing an increase in the number of reports of thefts from vehicles, either because they have been left insecure or because thieves smash vehicle windows and steal items left inside. Commonly stolen items include tools, jewellery, electronics and money. Chief Superintendent Brad Ebanks said such crimes were opportunistic, where unlocked vehicles […]

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Violence plagues East End over the weekend

Violence plagues East End over the weekend

| 22/04/2024

(CNS): Police officers in East End dealt with a stabbing and attempted arson in two separate incidences on Saturday evening, 20 April. Shortly before 8:20pm, a 52-year-old man from the district was arrested after the police received a report of attempted arson at a residence on John McLean Drive. The RCIPS said that officers on […]

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Numbers shop killers get 10 and 14 years jail time

Numbers shop killers get 10 and 14 years jail time

| 22/04/2024 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Justin Kyle Jackson (24) will serve 14 years and one month in prison while Eric Williams Soto (23) will serve ten years for the manslaughter of retired prison officer Harry Elliott and the possession of a loaded illegal gun during a botched robbery at a numbers shop, run by an ex-cop, on School Road […]

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Crown says man used Snapchat to groom teenage girl

Crown says man used Snapchat to groom teenage girl

| 19/04/2024

(CNS): George Martin Slijper (24) used the social media platform Snapchat, which deletes messages, pictures and videos within 24 hrs of them being viewed, to groom a 13-year-old girl whom he later raped in a hotel bathroom, according to the crown. As prosecutor Sarah Lewis opened the case against Slijper on Thursday, she told the […]

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Ex-NHDT chair acquitted in soil scandal case

Ex-NHDT chair acquitted in soil scandal case

| 19/04/2024 | 87 Comments

(CNS): After deliberating for more than eight hours over a two-day period, a jury of six women and one man found Geoffry William Ebanks not guilty of two corruption charges in relation to material cleared from the National Housing and Development Trust site in North Side that he directed to his own land and used as […]

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Woodhouse jailed for 13 years in bar room stabbing

Woodhouse jailed for 13 years in bar room stabbing

| 18/04/2024 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Jonathan Alexander Woodhouse (29) from Bodden Town has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for wounding with intent in regards to a violent attack at the Carib Cafe last year where one man was killed. Woodhouse was one of three men who were tried for the murder of Randy Kelsey Robinson, but he was […]

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Bodden Town man charged with drug dealing

Bodden Town man charged with drug dealing

| 17/04/2024

(CNS: A Bodden Town man who was arrested last week has been charged with various drug offences, including supplying ganja and cocaine, police said. He appeared in court on Monday and was bailed on strict conditions. The 29-year-old man was arrested after a raid at his home, where drugs and other related evidence were found.

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Court places media gag order on child rapist

Court places media gag order on child rapist

| 17/04/2024 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A 34-year-old resident of George Town who was sentenced to thirteen and a half years in jail last week for raping an 11-year-old girl twice in 2022 cannot be identified. Because the man is facing further similar charges, the court is protecting his identity to ensure that the jury at his next trial will […]

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Man charged with GBH after fight at Camana Bay

Man charged with GBH after fight at Camana Bay

| 16/04/2024

(CNS): An 18-year-old resident of North Side has now been formally charged with assault GBH in relation to a fight that took place on Market Street in Camana Bay on Saturday, 16 March. Patrick Campbell is accused of chopping the victim, who is said to have been known to him. He was due to appear […]

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Police still seeking witnesses in football shooting

Police still seeking witnesses in football shooting

| 16/04/2024 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Seven weeks after seven people were shot at the Ed Bush football stadium in West Bay, the police are still looking for information and for witnesses to come forward. Although there is a reward of up to $250,000 for anyone who helps police with the evidence needed for a conviction, no one has yet […]

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