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Watler admits killing boyfriend

Watler admits killing boyfriend

| 23/02/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Brianna Michelle Watler (25) has admitted killing her boyfriend, Azzan Sherieff (23), during a fight last September in North Side, where the couple lived. Watler pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter when the charge was put to her in Grand Court Friday. Director of Public Pr [...]

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Court boss tells PAC situation is ‘dire’

Court boss tells PAC situation is ‘dire’

| 21/02/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Court Administrator Suzanne Bothwell, appearing before the Public Accounts Committee Wednesday, told members that the situation at the court was dire. Called as a witness by the committee to talk about the qualifications for the audit of the judicial administration’s books, Bothwell was [...]

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Realtor makes eleventh hour confession

Realtor makes eleventh hour confession

| 21/02/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A real estate agent who was on trial for theft this week came clean Friday, just before his case was to go to the jury for deliberation. After admitting that he stole $43,000 from a client who was trying to buy a piece of land, Antonio “Toni” Paolini (77) will be sentenced in April [&hell [...]

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Suspect charged over fraudulent incorporation

Suspect charged over fraudulent incorporation

| 21/02/2018
(CNS): A Bodden Town man has been formally charged with forgery and uttering a false document, the police have said. The unidentified 42-year-old man is due to appear in court on 20 March after the charges were laid Monday in relation to documents submitted by the man in 2012 and 2013 to incorporate [...]

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Rapist jailed for 13 years

Rapist jailed for 13 years

| 20/02/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Marlon Porter, who was found guilty of raping a woman during a four-hour ordeal at a remote location in George Town in 2016, has been jailed for 13 years. The 37-year-old man was convicted last October by a jury of rape, assault and causing harassment and distress after he had also threatene [...]

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Police, fire service open another arson inquiry

Police, fire service open another arson inquiry

| 19/02/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Yet another car blaze which the authorities believe was an act of arson happened over the weekend in Bodden Town. Following a spate of recent vehicle fires, the police and fire service are seeking witnesses to the incident, which happened in the early hours of Saturday morning, as they begin [...]

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Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

| 19/02/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has now completed the allocation of tariffs for all the relevant prisoners serving mandatory life sentences for murder, defining the minimum time they must serve before they are eligible for release on licence. However, the appeal court is likely to be he [...]

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West Bay woman in custody after stabbing

West Bay woman in custody after stabbing

| 16/02/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: A 39-year-old woman from West Bay who was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH after she allegedly stabbed another woman from the same district during an altercation in the Birch Tree Hill Road area of West Bay early Friday has been charged. Police and emergency services were called t [...]

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Woman killed in East End smash

Woman killed in East End smash

| 16/02/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that  the woman killed in a single-vehicle road crash in East End at around 2:00 Thursday morning was Altameka Price (28), who lived in the district. The first person killed on Cayman’s roads this year, she was believed to be a passenger in a Subaru th [...]

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Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

Chief justice gives Estella’s killers longest life tariff

| 15/02/2018 | 84 Comments
(CNS): Kirkland Henry (37) and Larry Ricketts (33) will serve minimum life sentences of 40 years for the murder of Estella Scott-Roberts after Chief Justice Anthony Smellie handed down his ruling Thursday, following the recent conditional release hearings for the two killers. These are the longest t [...]

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Abuser jailed for 4¾ years for child sex abuse

Abuser jailed for 4¾ years for child sex abuse

| 15/02/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Devon Stewart (57), who was convicted last September for gross indecency on a 7-year-old child, received a prison sentence of four years and nine months Thursday from an acting Grand Court judge, who noted that social workers believed the child had been severely traumatized. In a disturbing c [...]

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