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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 i [...]

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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 l [...]

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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 hand [...]

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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 defe [...]

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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 [...]

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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, i [...]

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Brothers to stand trial for murder in April

Brothers to stand trial for murder in April

| 29/02/2016
(CNS): Two George Town brothers charged with killing Jason Powery (20) in July last year will now face trial on 18 April after the case was adjourned over legal complications last month. Osbourne Douglas (28) and Justin Ramoon (24) are accused of the fatal shooting of the young West Bay man outsid [...]

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Murder trial delayed as judge dismisses jury pool

Murder trial delayed as judge dismisses jury pool

| 02/02/2016
(CNS): Two brothers from George Town charged with the murder of Jason Powery last year in what police said was a gang-related shooting were scheduled to face trial Monday in Grand Court but a legal challenge led to the dismissal of the entire jury pool. Justice Charles Quin released around 100 pote [...]

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Not guilty verdict in child murder case

Not guilty verdict in child murder case

| 19/01/2016 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin has been found not guilty for a second time for the murder of 4-year-old Jeremiah Barnes on 15 February 2010. After he delivered the verdict, Justice Charles Quin acknowledged the pain, suffering and grief of the child’s parents and that they and others in the community would b [...]

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Verdict in child killing to come in New Year

Verdict in child killing to come in New Year

| 14/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The man accused of shooting dead a 4-year-old child in 2010 will have to wait until January to learn his fate. Following the closure of the murder trial last week, the judge presiding over the case without a jury said he expected to deliver his written verdict in the case on 19 January. Devon [...]

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Anglin guilty or strikingly unfortunate

Anglin guilty or strikingly unfortunate

| 10/12/2015
(CNS): The crown prosecutor told Justice Charles Quin that Devon Anglin was either guilty of killing 4-year-old Jeremiah Barnes or he was facing misfortune of a “striking level”, given the circumstantial evidence against him as well as two eyewitnesses accounts. As Andrew Radcliffe QC su [...]

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