Tag: gun crime

Gun pulled in argument at West Bay Road bar

Gun pulled in argument at West Bay Road bar

| 19/12/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a gun at a bar on the West Bay Road on Saturday night. Just after midnight police received a report that gunshots had been fired in the area earlier in the evening, and that sometime later a man had brandished a firearm during an argument […]

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Car shot up in West Bay, man arrested

Car shot up in West Bay, man arrested

| 05/12/2018

(CNS): RCIPS officers are currently investigating a report of shots being fired at an address on Adonis Drive, West Bay, overnight Monday/Tuesday, 3/4 December after a car was discovered to have been damaged by bullets. Police have arrested one man but it is not clear if he is connected to the shooting. Police said that […]

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False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

| 28/11/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) is facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence of at least ten years, having been convicted on Wednesday of armed robbery, as a result of DNA evidence and a false alibi, which sealed his fate. Justice Marlene Carter found Ebanks guilty of several counts, including robbery, possession of a firearm with intent […]

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Man wounded in midnight shooting

Man wounded in midnight shooting

| 26/11/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a shooting in West Bay at midnight on Sunday-Monday that landed one man in hospital. Police said that when they attended the scene in Birch Tree Hill Road following the report, they found a man had been shot in the side of his body. Emergency medical services also attended and […]

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Teenage suspects charged over ganja

Teenage suspects charged over ganja

| 15/11/2018

(CNS): Two teenagers who were arrested over the holiday weekend on suspicion of breaking into cars have been charged with possession of ganja and a restricted weapon as well as going equipped to steal. The young men, an 18-year-old man from Bodden Town and a 19-year-old from West Bay, appeared in court yesterday, police stated. They […]

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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, where a 9mm […]

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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 and a Trabzon 9mm as […]

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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 court appearance on […]

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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 and are scheduled to go […]

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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 the RCIPS helicopter intercepted the […]

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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 revealed any other details […]

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