Tag: gangs

Prison targets specialist areas to help inmates

Prison targets specialist areas to help inmates

| 28/08/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Senior prison staff from HMP Northward will be heading off to the UK soon to take part in specialist training relating to gang violence. The prison service clinical team, forensic psychologist Nina Welsh and correctional counsellor Rachel Whitlock will be undertaking a course on managing gang [...]

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‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

| 26/06/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): There is now an “insatiable appetite” for guns among those immersed in local gang culture, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton said after officers recovered two more handguns that were being smuggled onto the island at the weekend. Less than 48 hours after a judge locked up fou [...]

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‘Lifer’ sent to UK under 19th century law

‘Lifer’ sent to UK under 19th century law

| 23/06/2017 | 72 Comments
(CNS): A man serving a 34-year life term for the murder of Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting outside a George Town bar in 2015 has been transfered from HMP Northward to an undisclosed prison in the UK. Osbourne Douglas (30), who was convicted in May last year alongside his younger brother Just [...]

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Gunmen go on shooting rampage

Gunmen go on shooting rampage

| 06/06/2017 | 95 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man has been arrested in connection with fifteen shots that were fired at a home in George Town in the early hours of Saturday in what appears to be more gang-related violence, police revealed Tuesday. No one was hurt in the shooting rampage, in which three men reportedly fired at [...]

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Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): Police have confirmed that a 21-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with a shooting outside the Bananas bar and night club in the centre of George Town last week and is currently in custody. In what is believed to be a gang-related attack in the early hours of last Thursday mor [...]

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Police charge four in nightclub shooting

Police charge four in nightclub shooting

| 13/02/2017
(CNS): The police have now charged four people in connection with a shooting, believed to be a gang-related, outside a nightclub in the Seven Mile Beach area earlier this month. In what has been a successful investigation for the RCIPS in the ongoing gang violence, the courts remanded a West Bay cou [...]

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Shootings gang related, say investigators

Shootings gang related, say investigators

| 28/12/2016 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating the shootings over the Christmas weekend in which two men were seriously wounded said they believed the violence was gang related. Both victims were shot outside licensed premises on Monday. The first was in the early hours of the Christmas holiday morning outside a Sev [...]

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Sibling killers to serve over 30 years in jail

Sibling killers to serve over 30 years in jail

| 20/12/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Justin D’Angelo Ramoon (25) was given a 35-year life sentence tariff Monday for the execution style killing of Jason Powery in 2015. His older brother,  Osbourne Wilfred Douglas (30), who supplied the gun and drove the getaway car, was handed a 34-year term in the first case of a gang-rela [...]

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CCTV reveals suspect in GT murder

CCTV reveals suspect in GT murder

| 29/11/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Police investigating the murder of Damean Dwayne Seymour are looking for a suspect wearing a long-sleeved, white shirt and dark pants who was spotted on CCTV running from the scene on Monday. In an appeal for witnesses following the daylight shooting of Seymour, a.k.a ‘Deebo’, in central [...]

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Murdered man had dodged 3 serious charges

Murdered man had dodged 3 serious charges

| 29/11/2016 | 79 Comments
(CNS): The man who was gunned down in broad daylight on the streets of the capital yesterday was 34-year-old Damean Dwayne Seymour, a.k.a. ‘Deebo’. The local man, originally from George Town, had been acquitted by the courts of three serious criminal charges, including murder, attempted murder a [...]

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Cops on scene of daylight gang killing

Cops on scene of daylight gang killing

| 28/11/2016 | 77 Comments
(CNS): A local man has been shot and killed in what is believed to be a gang-related murder on the streets of George Town in broad daylight. Police have confirmed that the fatal shooting happened at around 11:45am near to the Globe Bar and the junction of Tigris Street and Martin Drive, in the centr [...]

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