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Son denies trying to kill his mother

Son denies trying to kill his mother

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Jeffrey William Powery (33) pleaded guilty on Friday to wounding with intent in connection with charges against him for an attack on his mother at her West Bay home. Powery has denied trying to kill her but has admitted a violent assault that left Jolene Powery (58) in a coma more than three months […]

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Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Three men who appeared in Grand Court on Friday accused of molesting young children in three separate and unrelated cases all denied the allegations and will now be tried later in the year. For legal reasons the men cannot be named at this stage, but each one is charged with offences that in some […]

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Man extradited from US charged with teen’s death

Man extradited from US charged with teen’s death

| 16/03/2019

(CNS): A former supervisor at a local boys home who was extradited from the United States appeared in court Friday charged with manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of 14-year-old Risco Batten, who drowned in South Sound in November 2015. Larry Levers (46) is one of two men charged in the case […]

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GT man denies GBH charges stemming from fight

GT man denies GBH charges stemming from fight

| 13/03/2019

(CNS): Courtney Ryan (25) appeared in Grand Court on Friday and pleaded not guilty to two GBH charges in connection with a serious stabbing that happened at a home in Watler’s Road earlier this year. Ryan is accused of puncturing the lung of an older man, whom he knew, during a fight just before midnight […]

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Judge stops trial in $2M status con case

Judge stops trial in $2M status con case

| 13/03/2019

(CNS): A Grand Court judge has dismissed a jury that had been hearing evidence since last week in the crown’s case against Judith Douglas (54) from George Town, who is accused of scamming a victim of over CI$1.9 million in a con where she had allegedly promised him Caymanian status. In court Tuesday, Justice Tim […]

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Ex-cop denies corruption allegation

Ex-cop denies corruption allegation

| 12/03/2019

(CNS): Daniel Meeks, a former police constable with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, denied being corrupt when he appeared in Grand Court Friday and pleaded not guilty to two charges. The ex-officer left the RCIPS more than a year ago, in December 2017, but he was recently charged with one count of misconduct in […]

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BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

| 11/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Justin Gregory (24) from Bodden Town is facing a seven-year mandatory minimum prison sentence for possessing an unlicensed handgun and ammunition, which was seized by police last year during a period when they were conducting a gun amnesty. Gregory pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in Grand Court Friday and was remanded […]

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Teen jailed for 44 months over serious stabbing

Teen jailed for 44 months over serious stabbing

| 11/03/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): An 18-year-old man from George Town was given a sentence of three years and eight months after he admitted stabbing Tyrell Smith multiple times outside Margaritaville on Harbour Drive last summer. Lyle Alexander Samson Peart was charged with both attempted murder and GBH wounding with intent in connection with a fight in the early […]

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Local man admits burning down house

Local man admits burning down house

| 11/03/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A local man from West Bay has admitted that he set fire to a property on North West Point Road last year when he pleaded guilty to arson in court Friday, though he denied recklessly endangering life in regard to the blaze. Tommy Ebanks (33) was remanded in custody to allow time for prosecutors […]

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Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

| 07/03/2019

(CNS): Crown prosecutor Toyin Salako told a jury on Thursday that Judith Douglas (53) stole almost CI$2 million from just one victim in a more than five-year scam where she falsely promised to secure the man permanent residency (PR), status and a Caymanian passport. The George Town woman managed to con Nathaniel Robb, an owner […]

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Suspected dealer facing five drug charges

Suspected dealer facing five drug charges

| 04/03/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man who was arrested on Friday was due to appear in Summary Court Monday facing five charges relating to cocaine. The 23-year-old suspected dealer has been charged with possession of cocaine and possession with intent to supply, the possession of criminal property and drug utensils as well as consumption of the […]

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