Tag: gun crime

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash v [...]

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Couples remanded in nightclub shooting

Couples remanded in nightclub shooting

| 13/02/2017

(CNS): Four people, including a married couple, who police believe were involved in the shooting outside a West Bay Road nightclub earlier this month have been remanded in custody after appearing in court on Saturday and Monday. Malik (35) and Tashika Mothen (29) from West Bay have been remanded [...]

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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 [...]

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Gun seized as cops round up suspects

Gun seized as cops round up suspects

| 10/02/2017

(CNS): The police have arrested another West Bay couple over the shooting outside the Fete nightclub last weekend during an operation at a house in the district Friday morning, where a third Jamaican man was also arrested and a gun seized. Police said this was the fourth firearm they have taken o [...]

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Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

| 09/02/2017

(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and assault GB in connection with the shooting outside the Fete nightclub on the West Bay Road at the weekend. The RCIPS said that a 29-year-old woman, also from West [...]

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Cops seize modified flare gun in East End operation

Cops seize modified flare gun in East End operation

| 09/02/2017

(CNS): The police recovered a flare gun that had been adapted to use live rounds of ammunition, which they also seized, during an operation in East End Monday. The RCIPS said two men and a woman were arrested at the McLean Drive address on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm. Police [...]

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Gun crime and punishment

Gun crime and punishment

| 07/02/2017 | 27 Comments

Blue Iguana writes: In all the media in the Cayman Islands one troubling theme emerging as a recurrent headline lately is the illegal possession of unlicensed firearms on our shores. What remains notably conclusive is that clearly civilians aren’t the only ones engaging in this particular crimi [...]

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Cruise passenger fined $1,000 over ammunition

Cruise passenger fined $1,000 over ammunition

| 06/02/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Narciso Barrios was fined $1,000 when he appeared in court Friday in connection with the discovery of three live rounds of .22 calibre ammunition in his bag at the cruise dock in George Town this week. Barrios, who is from Panama, was a passenger on the Monarch, which was here on Wednesda [...]

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One shot outside 7MB nightclub

One shot outside 7MB nightclub

| 04/02/2017 | 61 Comments

(CNS) Updated Monday:  The man who was shot outside a nightclub in the Seven Mile Beach tourist area early Saturday morning has now been released from hospital, police have said. The second man, who was struck with a gun and not shot as originally believed, discharged himself shortly after the i [...]

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Local man charged with West Bay murder

Local man charged with West Bay murder

| 30/01/2017

(CNS): A 38-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with killing Mark Travis ‘Hubba’ Seymour on Saturday at Super C’s on Watercourse Road, the RCIPS has reported. William Ian Rivers was arrested on Saturday night after a three-hour stand-off with the police, in which he took cover in h [...]

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Suspect arrested after killing and cop standoff

Suspect arrested after killing and cop standoff

| 28/01/2017

(CNS): A West Bay man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a major investigation is now underway after a local man was shot dead at Super C’s restaurant at around 3:00 Saturday afternoon. Soon after allegedly gunning down the victim, the suspect gunman fled to a nearby relative’s hou [...]

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