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Ex-cop and lover jailed for sexual assault

Ex-cop and lover jailed for sexual assault

| 30/09/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): A woman who offered up a close friend to her lover as a birthday present has been jailed for four and a half years while her boyfriend, a former RCIPS officer, has been jailed for five years for sexually assaulting the woman while she was trapped in their vehicle. Antonio O’Neal Marshall (43) and […]

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Bush found guilty of murdering his son

Bush found guilty of murdering his son

| 28/09/2022 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Roger Deward Bush (47) has been convicted of murdering his son, Shaquille Demario Bush (24), following a judge-alone trial that took place in June. Bush, dressed in a clean white polo shirt and khaki pants, arrived at court ahead of the verdict with a backpack, looking hopeful about his release. But Justice Marlene Carter […]

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Ramsay-Hale to take over as chief justice

Ramsay-Hale to take over as chief justice

| 21/09/2022 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has appointed Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale as the chief justice based on the recommendations of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC), who recently undertook the formal recruitment exercise for the job to take over when Chief Justice Sir Anthony Smellie retires next month. As head of the judiciary, the chief justice […]

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Court rejects claim man found gun in porta-potty

Court rejects claim man found gun in porta-potty

| 16/09/2022 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Adwen Anthony Simpson (37) is facing at least seven years behind bars after the court rejected his argument that there were exceptional circumstance relating to his admitted possession of a loaded .38 revolver found in his car when he was stopped by police last October on Shedden Road. Simpson had claimed that he had […]

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Cop and girlfriend face jail for sexual assault

Cop and girlfriend face jail for sexual assault

| 15/09/2022 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Antonio O’Neal Marshall, a former officer with the RCIPS and his girlfriend, Ericka McFarlane Lynch, who were convicted earlier this year of indecent assault, are both facing jail time after appearing in court on Thursday for sentencing. The prosecution argued that their offending fell into the highest category. Marshall and Lynch were found guilty […]

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Auditors flagged $1.2M unsecured CIFA ‘loans’

Auditors flagged $1.2M unsecured CIFA ‘loans’

| 01/09/2022

(CNS): A director with Rankin Berkower, which conducted the Cayman Islands Football Association’s audits, explained to a jury this week how he spotted red flags in the 2014 annual review of CIFA’s books and reported his concerns to the Anti-Corruption Commission. As the trial of Canover Watson and Bruce Blake on charges of fraud and […]

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Man gets 16 years for part in deadly gunfight

Man gets 16 years for part in deadly gunfight

| 24/08/2022 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Mikkyle Brandon Leslie (36) was handed a 16-year prison term on Wednesday for his part in a gang-related shoot-out at a bar in Central George Town last summer in which two men lost their lives and two others were wounded. When the unknown killer had begun shooting outside the Globe Bar on Martin Drive […]

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Burglar who handed himself in jailed for three years

Burglar who handed himself in jailed for three years

| 23/08/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A man who called 911 to report his own crime immediately after he broke into a Bodden Town home earlier this year was sentenced on Friday to three years and one month in jail, even though he had left the scene empty-handed. When he made the emergency call to hand himself in, Shimarona Anthony […]

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Watson’s sports company partner denies taking cash

Watson’s sports company partner denies taking cash

| 22/08/2022

(CNS): A football equipment salesman involved in a complex business partnership with Canover Watson between 2013 and 2015 denied wrongfully taking money from the sale of sports equipment or being involved in any of the fraud that Watson is accused of perpetrating on the regional football body, CONCACAF. Shakeel Khawaja, a representative for Forward Sports, […]

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Woman denies wounding in beauty salon brawl

Woman denies wounding in beauty salon brawl

| 22/08/2022

(CNS): Aisha Jamilah English pleaded not guilty to wounding on Friday when she appeared in Grand Court in connection with a stabbing at a beauty parlour in March. English, who is from Jamaica, worked at the salon on North Sound Road and is accused of wounding one of her colleagues during an altercation over money. […]

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Suspect burglar charged for residential break-in

Suspect burglar charged for residential break-in

| 18/08/2022

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from North Side has been charged with burglary after his arrest on Monday in connection with a break-in on 23 July at a house off Bodden Town Road. The burglar was said to have entered the home and stolen a quantity of cash, an electronic device, as well as jewellery and […]

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