Tag: child abuse

LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

| 13/09/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Amendments to the Cayman Islands Penal Code that government steered through the Legislative Assembly on Thursday will add a number of sexual offences to the law, in particular grooming, to aid the prosecution of this type of predatory threat to children and vulnerable people. The attorney gen [...]

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Legal changes to help prosecute grooming

Legal changes to help prosecute grooming

| 20/08/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Amendments to the Penal Code that government hopes to steer through the Legislative Assembly at next month’s meeting on Cayman Brac have been welcomed by the police, as they say it will help them and prosecutors convict sexual predators and abusers who groom young victims. The Penal Cod [...]

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Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

| 20/04/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A 61-year-old George Town man who was accused by his teenage daughter of indecent assault on a single occasion when she was around ten years old was acquitted of the charges Friday, after a judge said he had some doubt about the evidence. The man, who is the father of several children and gra [...]

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Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

| 16/04/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Dr Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau (49), a former lecturer at the University College of the Cayman Islands, pleaded guilty to a dozen counts of possession of child pornography when he appeared in court Friday. Rameau, who is currently on remand, admitted having indecent images of children engaged [...]

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Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

Girl sexually assaulted in water at Smith Cove

| 10/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 36-year-old man from George Town following a report that a girl was indecently assaulted in the water at Smith Barcadere yesterday. The report was made to the police around  3:20pm and the man was arrested shortly afterwards. He remains in police custody while inquir [...]

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Stepfather jailed for indecent assault on child

Stepfather jailed for indecent assault on child

| 29/03/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): A Filipino national who admitted touching his 11-year-old stepdaughter’s breast is likely to be deported in a matter of days after he was given a six month prison term Thursday for three counts of indecent assault. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested after he wa [...]

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‘Sexting’ track star faces deportation

‘Sexting’ track star faces deportation

| 07/03/2018 | 87 Comments
(CNS): Cabinet has directed that Ato Modibo Stephens, a former international sprinter, should be deported from the Cayman Islands following his conviction last year for ‘sexting’ with one of his teenage athletes while he worked as a local coach. Stephens, who is married to Caymanian trac [...]

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Webster to serve 6 years for child sex crimes

Webster to serve 6 years for child sex crimes

| 06/03/2018 | 49 Comments
(CNS): Former firefighter and political hopeful, Errington Webster (55), has been handed a six-year prison term for the sexual offences he committed against a 13-year-old girl in 2016. Justice Charles Quin described Webster’s offences as “grave” and that his responsibility for the [...]

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Crown: Webster shows no remorse

Crown: Webster shows no remorse

| 01/03/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Errington Webster (55), who was convicted last June of sexually abusing a child, has still shown no remorse for his offending and continues to blame others, including the girl he groomed, for his predicament, the crown told the court Wednesday. Webster was back in the Grand Court dock for a s [...]

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Man faces trial for 4 counts of child rape

Man faces trial for 4 counts of child rape

| 26/02/2018
(CNS): A 27-year-old George Town man is to face trial over allegations that he raped a child some 14 years ago, when he was only 13 years old and his victim was just six years old. The man is facing four counts of rape that stretch over a 9 year period until 2013. The rapes […] [...]

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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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