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Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from Windsor Park, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been accused by his step-sister of raping her multiple times from when she was six years old until she was a teenager. The young woman first told an adult at her school in 2014 but for a variety of reasons […]

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Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

| 22/06/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman Bryce Merren, who was caught in a US bust five years ago, is back in Cayman. Following his conviction in 2014 for conspiracy to supply around 200kg of cocaine, he was sentenced to nine years in jail but he has returned home to serve what remains of his prison term at HMP […]

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Cops round up suspect burglars

Cops round up suspect burglars

| 21/06/2019

(CNS): The police arrested two suspected burglars this week for unrelated crimes. One of them, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was finally arrested on Thursday in relation to two break-ins on 8 and 14 April, after police spent two months tracking him down. And a 32-year-old man from George Town, whom police did not name, was arrested […]

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Cops pepper spray drunk woman

Cops pepper spray drunk woman

| 19/06/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Police officers on Cayman Brac deployed pepper spray on a 23-year-old woman, who “appeared to be highly intoxicated”, at a bar on Watering Place Road Tuesday evening after she assaulted the officers who responded to a report that her bag had been stolen. At around 8pm the police went to La Esperanza bar because […]

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Jewel thief suspect charged with burglary

Jewel thief suspect charged with burglary

| 17/06/2019

A 38-year-old man from George Town has been has been charged with burglary in connection with a break-in on 12 April at a home off Walkers Road, where a quantity of jewellery was taken. He has also been charged with attempted burglary at a house on Coralstone Way, Bodden Town, earlier this month where a […]

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Teenager stays in bed to dodge court hearing

Teenager stays in bed to dodge court hearing

| 13/06/2019

(CNS): A George Town teenager refused to leave his bed this week to appear in court to answer his bail, but after his arrest and enforced appearance a judge took pity and re-bailed the young man on stricter conditions. The 17-year-old boy is facing serious charges of wounding with intent and was due before the […]

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Local musician admits excessive self-defence

Local musician admits excessive self-defence

| 12/06/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Well-known local singer-songwriter Dexter Bodden pleaded guilty Tuesday, the morning of his trial, to wounding in a case of excessive self-defence, after discussions with prosecutors led them to agree on the facts and drop the more serious charge of wounding with intent. Bodden was accused of seriously wounding a man after he found him […]

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BT man charged with serious domestic violence

BT man charged with serious domestic violence

| 12/06/2019

(CNS): A woman sustained a serious laceration to her thigh during a domestic violence incident in Prospect on Saturday night, 8 June. Police and other emergency services were called to the incident around 10pm and found the injured woman, who said she knew her assailant. She was taken to the hospital and a 43-year-old man […]

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800lbs of ganja lands deck hands in jail

800lbs of ganja lands deck hands in jail

| 12/06/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Two Jamaica nationals who assisted in the smuggling of more than 800lbs of ganja were given around 2½ years jail time each by a magistrate on Tuesday. Xavier Shane Watson (40) and Malson Campbell (66) were arrested and charged in March after the boat they were on was chased, rammed and fired on by […]

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