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Police charge failed robber in cash van stick-up

Police charge failed robber in cash van stick-up

| 23/02/2017

(CNS): Jerome Cunningham (24), from George Town, was expected in court Thursday morning charged with attempted murder, wounding with intent, attempted robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with the failed robbery of a cash van in the capital on Monday night. Police said t [...]

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Syed claims he did classified work in US

Syed claims he did classified work in US

| 22/02/2017

(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands told the court that he couldn’t talk about the work he had done in the United States because it was classified, as he faced questions from the deputy director of public prosecutions about his CV. Hassan Syed said he [...]

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Syed case to resume after legal wrangling resolved

Syed case to resume after legal wrangling resolved

| 21/02/2017

(CNS): The case against Hassan Syed is expected to be back on track Wednesday morning, with the former university president back in the dock and facing questions from prosecutors. After almost three days of legal wrangling, the issues have been resolved and the crown is expected to begin its cros [...]

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Olympic athlete extradited in sex-crime case

Olympic athlete extradited in sex-crime case

| 21/02/2017

(CNS): Ato Modibo Stephens has been extradited from the United States to the Cayman Islands to face allegations of sexual abuse while he worked as a coach here. The 37-year-old Olympic athlete, who is married to Cayman’s track star Cydonie Mothersill, is charged with indecent assault, gross in [...]

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Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

| 21/02/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The latest victim to fall foul of the anti-corruption law is a West Bay man who offered a police officer a $25 bribe to let him “go home” after he was arrested last year on Laurence Boulevard for being disorderly and for possession of a small quantity of ganja. Justice Charles Quin fo [...]

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Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): A George Town man was due in court Monday accused of hitting another man with a gun on Valentine’s Day night. Without evidence that the gun was real, the 20-year-old man has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm and common assault on a man sitting in a car. Police were [...]

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Syed claims he came back to clear name

Syed claims he came back to clear name

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, who was wanted by the Cayman authorities for many years before he was arrested in Switzerland, said he did not contest his extradition to the Cayman Islands because he wanted to clear his name. Continuing his evidence Fr [...]

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Syed: I was not dishonest

Syed: I was not dishonest

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): When the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands took the stand on Thursday, he told the court he was not being dishonest when he used his college credit card for his own purchases. Hassan Syed (51) painted a picture of being incredibly busy and dedicating his time [...]

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Webster allowed back to Bodden Town for church

Webster allowed back to Bodden Town for church

| 16/02/2017

(CNS): One-time political candidate and local business man, Errington Webster (54), who is accused of a number of sex offences against a teenage girl, was given permission by the court Thursday to return to his home district of Bodden Town on Sundays in order to go to church. Webster, who is on b [...]

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Local man denies ‘pimp’ charges

Local man denies ‘pimp’ charges

| 16/02/2017

(CNS): Wayne Carlos Myles (37) has pleaded not guilty to eight charges relating to prostitution and acting as a pimp. Appearing in court Thursday, he denied one count of living off the immoral earnings of a prostitute and seven counts of attempting to live off the earnings of a prostitute. Althou [...]

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Man caught with suspected stolen goods

Man caught with suspected stolen goods

| 16/02/2017

(CNS): Officers rounded up a suspect burglar in the early hours of Wednesday morning in West Bay as they patrolled the area where an indecent assault took place last week. Just before 3:3oam yesterday, the police spotted a man behaving suspiciously. When they spoke to him, he became uncooperativ [...]

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