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Tag: gun crime

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 Bay [...]

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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 hav [...]

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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 criminal [...]

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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 Wednesday. H [...]

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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 inci [...]

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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 his f [...]

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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 house, [...]

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Gunman has hostage after West Bay killing

Gunman has hostage after West Bay killing

| 28/01/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Armed police are swarming the Watercourse Road and Boatswain Bay Road area in West Bay by Super C’s restaurant after a local man was shot and killed. At around 5pm, CNS received unofficial reports from the scene that the gunman was believed to be inside a nearby house with one female ho [...]

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US visitor fined $8K over loaded gun

US visitor fined $8K over loaded gun

| 26/01/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): A licensed firearms holder from the state of Georgia in the US who arrived in Cayman Brac last week on a private jet with a loaded .22 Magnum pistol and extra ammunition has been fined $8,000. But Paul Arthur Grenier (54) avoided a mandatory jail term of seven years, despite not having an imp [...]

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Judge saves crown gun case despite dodgy warrant

Judge saves crown gun case despite dodgy warrant

| 25/01/2017
(CNS): A Grand Court judge has ruled that an unlicensed gun and several rounds of ammunition recovered by police during a targeted operation in Savannah last year can be used as evidence in the case against Jay Ebanks (22), despite a less than perfect warrant. The Bodden Town man, who was arrested i [...]

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Father and son remanded in gun case

Father and son remanded in gun case

| 24/01/2017
(CNS): Following their arrest at the weekend over an illegal gun, George and Jordan Powell, a father and son from West Bay, were both charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm Tuesday and appeared in Summary Court. The men, aged 47 and 24, were arrested early Saturday morning after the truc [...]

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