Tag: gun crime

Bodden Town man denies possession of illegal gun

Bodden Town man denies possession of illegal gun

| 20/08/2018
(CNS): Elton David Webster (31) will face trial next year over the possession of an illegal gun and ammunition found at his home in the Newlands area of Bodden Town after he denied the charges in Grand Court Friday. Webster was arrested in April after police executed a warrant at his residence, wher [...]

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Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

| 14/08/2018 | 81 Comments
(CNS): Emotions ran high in Grand Court on Tuesday when two local men were convicted of illegally possessing two handguns following a two-week trial. Gerald Jaleel Bush (21) and Rico Roy Walton (28) now face a minimum of ten years behind bars after a jury found them guilty of possessing a Colt 45 a [...]

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Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

| 06/08/2018
(CNS): Wayne Bellafonte (26) from North Side has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation gun in connection with a home invasion in the Crewe Road area last week. He was arrested on 1 August following a police operation in the district to find him, and remanded in custody after a co [...]

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Teenager admits role in crime spree

Teenager admits role in crime spree

| 23/07/2018
(CNS): Caine Demetree Thomas (18) has pleaded guilty to a catalog of offences committed overnight on 17/18 June last year that began with a car theft and ended with a home invasion in Prospect. Thomas was charged alongside Elmer Wright (24) and Nikel Thomas (22), who have both denied the charges an [...]

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Jamaicans deny smuggling cocaine or gun

Jamaicans deny smuggling cocaine or gun

| 23/07/2018
(CNS): Three Jamaican men have denied smuggling over 100 grammes of cocaine and a .38 Smith & Wesson revolver along with 49 rounds of ammunition. Fitzroy Ottey (41), Owen Reid (37) and Assad Walker (58) were arrested in March after the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Joint Marine Unit and th [...]

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Handgun and ammo found at Smith Cove

Handgun and ammo found at Smith Cove

| 12/07/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A member of the public spotted a handgun at the popular beach area of Smith Cove yesterday and alerted the police. The RCIPS said that officers received the report at around 1:00pm Wednesday and sent officers to recover the weapon, which contained a single round of ammunition. Police have not [...]

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Charging roadblock lands local man in dock

Charging roadblock lands local man in dock

| 05/07/2018
(CNS): LeShawn Shaheem Forrester (23) is facing trial in Grand Court this week for a catalog of offences that began when he charged through a police roadblock last June. The George Town man was charged with dangerous driving, the possession of an imitation firearm with intent and causing harassment [...]

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Fugitive blames health issues for absence

Fugitive blames health issues for absence

| 25/06/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): David Meadors (53), who was convicted of possession of an illegal gun but failed to appear in court last month for additional charges, is in the United States at his home in Hollywood, South Florida, according to a report in the local press. Meadors told the Sun Sentinel that he did not answe [...]

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Bodden Town man charged over illegal gun

Bodden Town man charged over illegal gun

| 18/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from Bodden Town was due to appear in court on Monday, charged with the possession of an unlicensed handgun and ammunition. The man was arrested last Thursday following a raid by police at a home in the Lower Valley area of the district. A 22-year-old woman who was also arre [...]

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Local man dodges jail over toy gun

Local man dodges jail over toy gun

| 08/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Charles Walton (20) was given a chance Thursday to turn his life around, when he was given a twelve-month suspended sentence for the possession of an imitation firearm with intent to assault, which he claimed was a plastic dart gun. Walton was charged after he was caught on CCTV riding around [...]

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Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

| 04/06/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): As the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service launched a firearms amnesty on Friday, police immediately received the first illegal weapon. They said a gun and a significant amount of ammunition was surrendered and, thanking the public for that first step in making the community safer, they encou [...]

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