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Tag: dangerous driving

Driver charged in 2016 road death

Driver charged in 2016 road death

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): A man was charged yesterday with causing death by dangerous driving and DUI in relation to a fatal road collision 14 months ago on Shamrock Road, Savannah, near to Countryside Shopping Village. The 54-year-old man was arrested at the scene where Denvil Mitchell (40) from West Bay died in the [...]

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All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

| 06/04/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has rejected all eight grounds of appeal submitted by former corporate lawyer Simon Courtney (51) in relation to his convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton. In a writt [...]

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Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

| 10/03/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, the former corporate lawyer convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton, appeared in the Cayman Islands court of Appeal Thursday. Courtney appealed his conviction and, if that fails, his sent [...]

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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 black [& [...]

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No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

| 15/02/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): A former immigration officer who was recently convicted of causing the death of Donnie Ray Connor in a hit-and-run collision on the Linford Pierson Highway in April 2015 was discharged by the Summary Court Tuesday for leaving the scene in connection with the case. Nicholas Tibbetts (25) was [...]

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Speeding lawyer lied to court again

Speeding lawyer lied to court again

| 18/01/2017 | 70 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, a corporate lawyer jailed last year for mowing down two tourists walking along the West Bay Road while he was driving a souped-up sports car after a champagne brunch, was accused of lying to the court again in another case of dangerous driving. Magistrate Valdis Foldats descri [...]

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Convicted lawyer back in court for old DUI

Convicted lawyer back in court for old DUI

| 06/12/2016
(CNS): Simon Courtney, a corporate attorney jailed this summer after mowing down and seriously injuring two tourists in his powerful sports car after a champagne brunch at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman in January 2015, was back in court this week. Courtney appeared for the final leg of a case rela [...]

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Driver jailed for two years for killing jogger

Driver jailed for two years for killing jogger

| 13/10/2016 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Donovan Kellyman (26) was jailed Thursday after he received a two-year sentence for causing the death of Marcia Donaldson in April 2015 following an early morning collision in South Sound. The George Town man, who pleaded guilty in July to causing death while driving under the influence and c [...]

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Drivers admit killing jogger and cyclist

Drivers admit killing jogger and cyclist

| 25/07/2016 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Two local men have both admitted causing the death of their victims as a result of careless driving in two separate collisions last April. When they appeared in court Friday in their respective trials, Nicholas Tibbetts (25) pleaded guilty to the charge in relation to the death of Donnie Ray [...]

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Crash lawyer jailed for 3 years

Crash lawyer jailed for 3 years

| 07/07/2016 | 136 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney (50) was jailed for three years and banned from driving for five years after visiting Grand Court judge, Justice Malcolm Swift, condemned the corporate lawyer for what he said was his cynical attempts to avoid responsibility for the serious harm he caused his victims when he pl [...]

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Crash lawyer bailed as judge considers sentence

Crash lawyer bailed as judge considers sentence

| 06/07/2016 | 34 Comments
(CNS): The defence attorney for a corporate lawyer convicted of reckless driving and causing grievous bodily harm urged a judge not to send him to jail Wednesday. Simon Courtney (50), who ploughed into two tourists after a champagne brunch at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman in January 2015, was baile [...]

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