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Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

Local man convicted over $25 bung to cops

| 21/02/2017 | 5 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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GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

| 21/02/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police have said that a “raspy” voiced robber held up a store on Saturday afternoon while armed with a machete, but they have not stated which North Church Street business fell victim to the villain. The shop in question was held up around 4pm, when the man entered and demanded cas [...]

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Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash v [...]

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Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

| 20/02/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Among the massive amount of new bills and amendments that legislators will be debating when they return to parliament this week for the final meeting of this administration, MLAs will be debating a change to the Police Law (2014 Revision) that requires the police commissioner to fire offic [...]

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Home invader charged with attempted rape

Home invader charged with attempted rape

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): The 48-year-old man from West Bay who is accused of invading a woman’s bedroom and committing an indecent act has been charged with a catalogue of offences, including attempted rape. Ronnie Ebanks was arrested Wednesday and charged Friday morning in relation to the home invasion at [...]

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Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in relation to a major collision on the West Bay Road in the early hours of 14 September 2015, near Public Beach.  The crash claimed the life of Jessie Perry (21) , who was a passenger in the blac [...]

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Suspected home invading sex predator arrested

Suspected home invading sex predator arrested

| 16/02/2017

(CNS): Police have arrested a 48-year-old man from West Bay in connection with a home invasion last week. The RCIPS said the suspect was arrested yesterday on suspicion of indecent assault at a woman’s home on the West Bay Road, when she awoke to find a man in her bedroom committing an inde [...]

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Sex predator invades woman’s bedroom

Sex predator invades woman’s bedroom

| 13/02/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police are hunting a sex-offender who broke into an apartment and entered a woman’s bedroom on the West Bay Road in the early hours of this morning and committed a sex-offence. The RCIPS said the man, described as about 5’7”, aged between 18 to 30, with a slim but muscular build, [...]

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Police charge four in nightclub shooting

Police charge four in nightclub shooting

| 13/02/2017

(CNS): The police have now charged four people in connection with a shooting, believed to be a gang-related, outside a nightclub in the Seven Mile Beach area earlier this month. In what has been a successful investigation for the RCIPS in the ongoing gang violence, the courts remanded a West Bay [...]

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Gun seized as cops round up suspects

Gun seized as cops round up suspects

| 10/02/2017

(CNS): The police have arrested another West Bay couple over the shooting outside the Fete nightclub last weekend during an operation at a house in the district Friday morning, where a third Jamaican man was also arrested and a gun seized. Police said this was the fourth firearm they have taken o [...]

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Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

| 09/02/2017

(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and assault GB in connection with the shooting outside the Fete nightclub on the West Bay Road at the weekend. The RCIPS said that a 29-year-old woman, also from West [...]

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