Tag: attempted murder

Police nab attempted murder suspect at airport

Police nab attempted murder suspect at airport

| 25/02/2020

(CNS): Police officers arrested a 34-year-old-man from George Town yesterday evening in connection with a shooting on Shedden Road on Friday night. The man was at the Owen Roberts International Airport preparing to leave the island when he was arrested around 5:00pm Monday, according to an RCIPS release.

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Docs agree Webb insane but court to decide verdict

Docs agree Webb insane but court to decide verdict

| 20/02/2020

(CNS): Travis Webb (27), who was charged with attempted murder after he buried a 3-year-old child alive in a shallow grave in a family yard in November 2018, has been ruled insane by psychiatrists instructed by both the crown and the defence.

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West Bay gunman jailed for 24 years

West Bay gunman jailed for 24 years

| 05/02/2020 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who has long been associated with armed gangs has been handed a 24-year prison sentence, having been convicted of trying to murder his former girlfriend and her lover in 2015. Aaron Crawford (27) was convicted several weeks ago but details of the case were under wraps because he had several […]

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Baby burial trial stalls over health reports

Baby burial trial stalls over health reports

| 07/10/2019

(CNS): Psychiatrists instructed by defence attorneys representing a man accused of trying to bury a toddler alive have said he is suffering from serious mental health problems that affected his awareness of his own actions. Travis Webb (26) was arrested last November and later charged with attempted murder, which he has since denied. His trial […]

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Child burial case put off over mental health issues

Child burial case put off over mental health issues

| 26/07/2019

(CNS): The crown’s case against Travis Webb (26), who is charged with the attempted murder of a child after he had allegedly tried to bury the toddler alive, has stalled after a new psychiatric report called his mental health into question. The trial was supposed to begin on 5 August but on Friday prosecutors asked […]

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Two men face attempted murder charges

Two men face attempted murder charges

| 29/06/2019

(CNS): Two 21-year-old men have both been charged with attempted murder and other offences in relation to a shooting at a home in South Church Street in April. Daniel Wallace Rankine from Bodden Town and Carlos Jameel Bustillo from West Bay are both accused of trying to kill another man who received two gun shot […]

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Bodden Town man denies trying to kill toddler

Bodden Town man denies trying to kill toddler

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): Travis Jarrell Webb (26) pleaded not guilty on Friday to attempted murder and cruelty to a child, after reports cleared the man as being fit to plead. The case will now be tried in August, though defence counsel for the Bodden Town man said there would still be an issue regarding his client’s mental […]

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Son denies trying to kill his mother

Son denies trying to kill his mother

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Jeffrey William Powery (33) pleaded guilty on Friday to wounding with intent in connection with charges against him for an attack on his mother at her West Bay home. Powery has denied trying to kill her but has admitted a violent assault that left Jolene Powery (58) in a coma more than three months […]

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Teen jailed for 44 months over serious stabbing

Teen jailed for 44 months over serious stabbing

| 11/03/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): An 18-year-old man from George Town was given a sentence of three years and eight months after he admitted stabbing Tyrell Smith multiple times outside Margaritaville on Harbour Drive last summer. Lyle Alexander Samson Peart was charged with both attempted murder and GBH wounding with intent in connection with a fight in the early […]

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Octogenarian’s ability to face charges in question

Octogenarian’s ability to face charges in question

| 21/02/2019

(CNS): The ability of an 84-year-old man who is accused of trying to kill his wife to answer the charges and stand trial is in question. William Glasgow is facing one count of attempted murder following an incident last summer at the couple’s home in Tropical Gardens, George Town, where prosecutors say he attacked his […]

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Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

| 14/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Travis Jarrel Webb’s ability to answer charges of attempted murder and cruelty to a child was questioned in Grand Court Friday as a result of possible mental health problems. Webb (26), who is currently on remand at HMP Northward, was arrested and charged after a shocking incident in November, and now stands accused of […]

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