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Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

| 15/05/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two women have been arrested on suspicion of DUI following two separate and unrelated major crashes in George Town this weekend in which the drivers caused multiple car pile-ups. The first happened on Saturday night at around 9:30pm on South Church Street and Boilers Road and the second at a [...]

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BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

| 25/04/2017
(CNS): Noel Vaughan Douglas has denied causing the death of Matthew Owens (31) in September 2015 in a collision in the early hours of the morning on the Linford Pierson Highway. Vaughan (36) was driving a BMW 328i, while Owens, who died at the scene of the crash, was on a motorbike. Douglas appeared [...]

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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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