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Brothers challenge judge in murder appeal

Brothers challenge judge in murder appeal

| 07/11/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Osbourne Douglas (32) and Justin Ramoon (27), who are in prison in the UK serving life sentences of 34 and 35 years for the murder of Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting in George Town in 2015, argued that their convictions were not safe during an appeal hearing via phone and video link [...]

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Top court rejects criminal appeals

Top court rejects criminal appeals

| 05/11/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Almost all of the criminal applications to overturn convictions and cut sentences that have come before the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal so far this session have been rejected, with no prisoners succeeding in their applications. On Monday the court rejected appeals on both convictions and s [...]

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Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

| 05/11/2018
(CNS): A Colombian woman who believed she was getting vitamin shots for dry skin around her eyes told a court on Friday how she later realised that it was probably some kind of silicone that was injected into her face when weeks after what was supposed to be a beauty treatment she was still in [&hel [...]

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Driver admits drinking rum before fatal crash

Driver admits drinking rum before fatal crash

| 03/11/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Warren Samuel Hogarth (55) from North Side admitted having three and a half glasses of strong Nicaraguan rum along with cold and flu medication hours before he was involved in a major crash in Savannah in which Denvil Mitchell (40) was killed. The court heard the details on Friday when Hoga [...]

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Violent mugging lands GT man over two years in jail

Violent mugging lands GT man over two years in jail

| 01/11/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Azeem Delano Burton (20) was given a 25-month prison sentence on Thursday, following his conviction for a street mugging in Prospect earlier this year, when he made off with a wallet, jewellery and an Apple iPhone after he and another unknown mugger violently attacked the victim. Justice Mar [...]

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Two acquitted in mixed verdict over EE robbery

Two acquitted in mixed verdict over EE robbery

| 30/10/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Fred Allon McLaughlin and Al Elford McLaughlin walked away from court on Tuesday, free men after a jury of five women and two men took less than four hours to reach a mixed verdict in a robbery conspiracy case involving cocaine that washed up on to the beach in East End last Christmas Eve. W [...]

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Teen faces lengthy sentence over barroom brawl

Teen faces lengthy sentence over barroom brawl

| 30/10/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Lyle Alexander Samson Peart (18), from George Town, is facing a lengthy custodial sentence after pleading guilty on Friday to GBH, despite having a previous clean record. When he appeared in Grand Court, Peart admitted wounding Tyrell Smith with intent outside Margaritaville in George Town th [...]

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Crown’s case a ‘shambles’ in EE drug robbery, says lawyer

Crown’s case a ‘shambles’ in EE drug robbery, says lawyer

| 29/10/2018
(CNS): One lawyer called the crown’s case a “shambles” Friday as he presented his closing argument to the jury for one of three men accused of being involved in a robbery and drug dealing conspiracy following an incident at an East End beach last Christmas Eve. Marvin Gregory Gran [...]

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Son accused of trying to sell elderly father’s property

Son accused of trying to sell elderly father’s property

| 17/10/2018
(CNS): A George Town man appeared in Grand Court on Wednesday, accused of trying to sell his elderly father’s land and property without permission. Admiral ‘Andy’ Anderson Jr is facing 13 forgery charges relating to his alleged attempts to dispose of the family’s assets and p [...]

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Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): A local man walked free from court Friday after a catalog of charges against him were dropped when the crown revealed that the witnesses in the case had refused to testify. Kurt Stevenson Carter (28) was charged a few months ago with assault ABH, damage to property and aggravated burglary, a [...]

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Christmas robbery was drug conspiracy, says crown

Christmas robbery was drug conspiracy, says crown

| 09/10/2018
(CNS): Three local men from East End appeared in the dock on Tuesday, as the prosecution laid out the case against them for a robbery and drug conspiracy that took place last Christmas Eve at the Morritt’s Resort. Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran told a jury that Fred Ollen [...]

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