Tag: gun crime

GT man charged over ammo and vest

GT man charged over ammo and vest

| 23/10/2017
(CNS): A George Town man was scheduled to appear in court Monday facing charges relating to the possession of unlicensed ammunition and a bullet-proof vest. The police said that the 24-year-old man was arrested on 18 October in relation to an incident at Admiral’s Landing, in the Red Bay area of [...]

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US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, an American citizen who is building a home on Cayman Brac, will face trial next year for the importation of 240 rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition and the possession of a BB gun. The 52-year-old man was charged earlier this year after customs officers discovered the am [...]

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Cops recover shell after reported explosion

Cops recover shell after reported explosion

| 02/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police investigating reports of a loud explosion near Margaritaville on Harbour Drive, George Town, late Friday night say they found a spent shell in the parking lot. The noise was reported around  11:25pm, and when they arrived officers established a cordon, conducted a search and found th [...]

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Ebanks free after timed served for ammo possession

Ebanks free after timed served for ammo possession

| 20/09/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), who pleaded guilty to possession of ten live rounds of ammunition and was previously acquitted of possession of a gun, was allowed to leave court a free man this week when he was sentenced to time served, which amounted to 382 days imprisonment. The gun in question wa [...]

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Ten years for gun and ammo possession

Ten years for gun and ammo possession

| 19/09/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson, who was found guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition after a jury trial in July, was sentenced to ten years in prison on Monday by Justice Charles Quin. During the trial the court was told that the police, acting on a search warrant, had found a [...]

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Duo suspects in both Red Bay and GT shootings

Duo suspects in both Red Bay and GT shootings

| 03/09/2017 | 109 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police suspect that the two men who robbed the jerk stand on Shamrock Road in Red Bay at gunpoint Saturday night also attacked a man near Linwood St, George Town, about an hour before that. Shots were fired at both incidents. In the first, a man received a blow to the head with a [&h [...]

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WB man admits illegal guns but denies drug charges

WB man admits illegal guns but denies drug charges

| 30/08/2017
(CNS): A West Bay man who was arrested after a drug bust at a Mount Pleasant house last month has admitted possessing two illegal guns and ammunition but has denied drug dealing offences. Ralstan Ebanks (41) is looking at a minimum seven-year term in jail after pleading guilty Friday to possessing a [...]

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Ebanks acquitted over gun, real owner went free

Ebanks acquitted over gun, real owner went free

| 28/08/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): It took a jury just over two hours on Friday to find Jay Calvert Ebanks (23) not guilty of possessing a loaded unlicensed .38 Smith & Wesson revolver that was found in a toilet cistern at his home. Ebanks had indicated to police when first arrested that he would take responsibility for it [...]

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WB man charged over gun and threats to woman

WB man charged over gun and threats to woman

| 24/08/2017
(CNS): A 32-year-old man from West Bay was due in court Thursday morning, having been charged Wednesday with possessing an imitation gun and threatening offences, following an incident on Sunday in the district. The RCIPS said that the man is accused of slapping a woman he knew while make threats an [...]

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Running toilet led police to loaded gun

Running toilet led police to loaded gun

| 22/08/2017
(CNS): A jury heard that police found a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson revolver because of a running toilet cistern, during a bust in Savannah last year, as the crown opened its case against Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), Tuesday, for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The local man has pl [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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