Tag: gangs

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 Seven Mile Beach club, in the heart of […]

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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-related fatal shooting where a […]

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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 George Town at around 11:40am yesterday on […]

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Murdered man had dodged 3 serious charges

Murdered man had dodged 3 serious charges

| 29/11/2016 | 80 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 and robbery. Seymour left Cayman for the UK following […]

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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 central […]

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Gang violence increases in West Bay

Gang violence increases in West Bay

| 02/11/2016 | 86 Comments

(CNS) Updated with corrected location: Following a series of violent incidents in West Bay, the acting commissioner of police issued a warning to gang members Tuesday that the RCIPS is coming for them. Last night two gunmen indiscriminately opened fire on people at Super C’s Bar and Restaurant injuring at least two customers. The frightening incident happened […]

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WB man shot dead by 7MB shops

WB man shot dead by 7MB shops

| 01/10/2016 | 124 Comments

(CNS) Updated Saturday 12:20pm: Police launched a murder inquiry Saturday morning after a West Bay man, whom they have now identified as Justin Manderson (24), was found with fatal gunshot wounds near Seven Mile Shops, along the West Bay Road, at around 1:40am. He died at hospital about two hours later. The police are now searching […]

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Brothers convicted of GT murder

Brothers convicted of GT murder

| 26/05/2016 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Osbourne Douglas (29) and Justin Ramoon (24) were found guilty Thursday of killing Jason Powery following a judge alone trial last month. Justice Charles Quin said he was satisfied beyond all reasonable doubt that it was Ramoon who had shot the West Bay man in the face using a loaded 9mm handgun given to […]

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Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

| 29/04/2016

(CNS): The two George Town brothers charged with the murder of Jason Powery, who was gunned down outside a bar last summer, will not take the stand in their own defence. As the crown closed its case Thursday afternoon, attorneys representing Osbourne Douglas and Justin Ramoon told the court the defendants would not be giving […]

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Witness claims threats made him carry gun

Witness claims threats made him carry gun

| 23/04/2016

(CNS): The second of the crown’s eyewitnesses told the court Thursday that he was arrested with a loaded firearm in January because he needed a gun to protect himself because he was giving evidence about Jason Powery’s murder and threats had been made against him, his family and his friends. But Justin Ebanks denied that […]

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Witness says killer shot his friend in face

Witness says killer shot his friend in face

| 19/04/2016

(CNS): One of two eye-witnesses that reportedly saw the murder of Jason Powery behind a George Town bar last summer told the court Tuesday that he saw Justin Ramoon shoot his friend in the face. Jerome Hurlstone (24) said he saw both Ramoon and his brother, Osbourne Douglas, outside the Globe Bar, in Martin Lane, […]

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