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Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

| 19/09/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Local attorney Dennis Brady, who has been representing the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong in a protracted careless driving case, asked the court for an adjournment at his client’s sentencing hearing this week, saying he believed he may have proof that one of the witnesses i [...]

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Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

| 19/09/2018
(CNS): The owner of the Czech Inn bar and restaurant in Bodden Town told the court on Wednesday that an armed masked robber pointed a 9mm beretta in his face during a stick-up of his business in March this year. Appearing as a crown witness in the trial of Odain Ebanks (23), Jeri “George̶ [...]

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Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

Rivers found guilty of murdering Seymour at Super C’s

| 17/09/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): It took a jury less than three hours on Monday to find William Ian Rivers (39) guilty of murdering Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour in January 2017 at a West Bay restaurant, after the local man had denied murder claiming diminished responsibility. Rivers had admitted shooting Seymour but claim [...]

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GT teenager charged with 4-month-old WB burglary

GT teenager charged with 4-month-old WB burglary

| 17/09/2018
(CNS): An 18-year-old man from George Town has been charged in connection with a burglary in West Bay back in May. The teenager is suspected of breaking into an undisclosed business on Birch Tree Hill Road on Tuesday, 15 May, and stealing several items. He was expected in court on Monday. Meanwhile, [...]

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GT man charged with sexual offences

GT man charged with sexual offences

| 10/09/2018
(CNS): A 49-year-old George Town man was expected in court Monday after he was charged with indecent assault and attempted rape.  The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the charges stem from an incident on 3 September, where he reportedly assaulted a woman known to him. No other details of t [...]

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Anglin admits killing victim in failed appeal

Anglin admits killing victim in failed appeal

| 07/09/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Nine years after he killed Carlos Webster in a West Bay Road nightclub, Devon Anglin has admitted that he was the gunman on that fatal night. In a recent application to re-open an appeal against the murder conviction, Anglin, who is serving a life sentence of 30 years for shooting Webster in [...]

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CIG buys former Scotia building for court

CIG buys former Scotia building for court

| 05/09/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Court officials have confirmed that the government has purchased the Scotia complex on Cardinal Avenue in downtown George Town. The sale was reportedly completed on Friday and is part of a larger scheme for new court facilities, but in the meantime it will facilitate the short-term needs of t [...]

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Armed flasher charged and jailed

Armed flasher charged and jailed

| 31/08/2018
(CNS): A 54-year-old man from George Town has been charged with committing an act outraging public decency and carrying an offensive weapon after he reportedly exposed himself at a West Bay beach on Thursday. Police were called to the popular Cemetery Beach at about 2:30pm following the report that [...]

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Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

| 30/08/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): An opportunist burglary in the early morning hours at a beachfront home last August has cost Tonie Elford Bush (49) four years in jail, even though he only took a bottle of beer and drank from a bottle of wine. Justice Marva McDonald-Bishop found that the West Bay man, who has a rap sheet [&h [...]

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Rapist receives 20-year jail term

Rapist receives 20-year jail term

| 30/08/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (25) from Bodden Town has received a prison sentence of 20 years and six months for rape during a home invasion in September 2017 and committing sexual assault during a separate burglary in 2015. Solomon committed the rape while on bail awaiting sentencing for the sexu [...]

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Gun conviction quashed by appeal court

Gun conviction quashed by appeal court

| 29/08/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson (25) walked away from court and jail on Wednesday, having served more than twelve months for possession of an unlicensed firearm, after the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal overturned the conviction. [...]

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