Tag: assault

Men charged in gun point rape

Men charged in gun point rape

| 15/01/2020

(CNS): Two men from East End are facing a list of serious charges over allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman on 30 December at gunpoint. The men, aged 29 and 26, are said to have used a firearm to threaten their victim and force her to perform sexual acts. Police have not revealed the […]

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Man abducts woman at knife-point

Man abducts woman at knife-point

| 14/01/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old man has been charged with a list of offences, including abduction, after he forced a woman into his vehicle at knife-point last Thursday, 9 January, and drove off with her to the Morgan’s Harbour area of West Bay. Police say that the victim had left work at another location when she was […]

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Boat captain charged with manslaughter

Boat captain charged with manslaughter

| 11/12/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: A 36-year-old man from Prospect, who was captaining a boat that smashed into a smaller vessel in the North Sound this summer, killing two men and badly injuring a woman on board, has been charged. Sean McDonald who was behind the wheel of the Pepper Jelly, a white 32-foot Scarab centre console boat […]

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Man charged with GBH after GT fight

Man charged with GBH after GT fight

| 27/11/2019

(CNS): A 58-year-old man from George Town has been charged with assault GBH and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon, and is expected in court later today. The charges arise from an altercation on Sunday, 24 November, in which another man was seriously injured. The suspect was arrested shortly after a fight on […]

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Sentence suspended for local musician

Sentence suspended for local musician

| 25/10/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS); Popular country music performer Dexter Bodden (61) will not be going to prison after a judge suspended the 20-month sentence he received for a conviction for wounding. The local entertainer had pleaded guilty to the charge following an incident back in 2016, when he woke up and found a man in his truck outside […]

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Kitchen tool assault lands mother in jail

Kitchen tool assault lands mother in jail

| 09/10/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Lelieth Monique Welcome (36), a small restaurant owner from George Town and a mother of eight children, was given a 19-month prison sentence on Wednesday in connection with an assault on another woman at her restaurant with a kitchen implement, causing her a severe head injury. Welcome attacked the younger woman after her husband […]

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Man charged after woman stabbed in head

Man charged after woman stabbed in head

| 26/08/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: A 29-year-old man from Bodden Town has now been charged with assault GBH after a woman he was travelling in a car with sustained stab wounds to her head. A report was made to 911 at around 2:00 Sunday morning that a man had been overheard threatening to stab a woman he was […]

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Bodden Town man arrested for GBH

Bodden Town man arrested for GBH

| 14/08/2019

(CNS): A 30-year-old man from Bodden Town was taken into police custody Wednesday, having been arrested over allegations of a serious assault as well as damage to property in relation to an incident last month in Belford Estates. The man was arrested after his victim turned out to have sustained a serious injury after he […]

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Woman sustains head injury in fight

Woman sustains head injury in fight

| 15/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman received a head injury in the early hours of Sunday morning during a brawl at a restaurant off School Road in George Town. The police said they had arrested a 36-year-old woman from George Town, on suspicion of assault GBH. She remains in custody as the investigation into what happened continues. The […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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BT man charged with serious domestic violence

BT man charged with serious domestic violence

| 12/06/2019

(CNS): A woman sustained a serious laceration to her thigh during a domestic violence incident in Prospect on Saturday night, 8 June. Police and other emergency services were called to the incident around 10pm and found the injured woman, who said she knew her assailant. She was taken to the hospital and a 43-year-old man […]

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