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Tag: gun crime

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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WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): A local man who was rounded up in a West Bay drug-and-firearms raid has denied possession of two unlicensed revolvers and ammunition but admitted having two air pistols and a component part when he appeared in court Friday. Chadwick Cameron Ebanks  (40) pleaded guilty to the possession of tw [...]

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Burglary suspect also charged over gun

Burglary suspect also charged over gun

| 04/08/2017
(CNS): The 29-year-old man arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with a burglary at a Seven Mile Beach condo has also been charged with a gun-related offence. The man was chased by cops when he and a second man, understood to be still on the run, were caught climbing out of a window in the [...]

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Bodden Town man denies prison gun allegations

Bodden Town man denies prison gun allegations

| 03/08/2017
(CNS): Matthew Whittaker (26) from Bodden Town, who was arrested just outside Northward prison in May after police recovered a handgun following a report, has been charged with possession of an imitation handgun with intent to resist arrest and possession of ammunition.  He pleaded not guilty to bo [...]

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Gunman comes clean over firearm

Gunman comes clean over firearm

| 02/08/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Kevin Bowen (34) from George Town pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of an unlicensed firearm, just before his trial was about to get under way. As a result of his courthouse door admission to possessing an illegal shotgun and issues relating to the crown’s evidence, Bowen dodged ch [...]

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Auto-mechanic found guilty over unlawful gun

Auto-mechanic found guilty over unlawful gun

| 26/07/2017 | 121 Comments
(CNS): A jury has found local auto-mechanic, Michael Fernandez Jefferson (24), guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, in connection with a gun found at his house under a bed. Jefferson has no criminal record, no known gang associations and the gun had not been used in a crime, no [...]

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Second man charged in WB gun bust

Second man charged in WB gun bust

| 20/07/2017
(CNS): A 41-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with various gun related offences following a raid at a home in the district earlier this month. He is the second man to face serious criminal charges in the wake of the bust on 6 July, in which four illegal guns, an undisclosed quantity of [&h [...]

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Jury discharged as gun trial halted

Jury discharged as gun trial halted

| 13/07/2017
(CNS): A jury was discharged by a Grand Court judge Thursday after an application was made to the courts to adjourn and start a new trial in the crown’s case against two couples charged with gun violence offences. As he dismissed them, Justice Micheal Wood told the jury members that he was una [...]

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US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

| 11/07/2017
(CNS): David Meadors (54), an American citizen who was arrested by customs officers after ammunition was found in a shipping container with his personal belongings and a search of his Brac residence led to the discovery of two unlicensed guns, has been bailed on an electronic tag. He appeared in co [...]

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Couples on trial over feud-fuelled violence

Couples on trial over feud-fuelled violence

| 11/07/2017
(CNS): A husband and his pregnant wife and another unmarried couple appeared in the dock Tuesday, as their trial for attempted murder and firearms related charges opened in Grand Court. As the case against Malik (35) and Tashika Mothen (29), Kashwayne Hewitt (20) and Daniella Tibbetts (24) opened fo [...]

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