Tag: gun crime

Downtown club scene of double-trouble

Downtown club scene of double-trouble

| 13/11/2017 | 88 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with two separate and serious crimes at a downtown nightclub Friday, an assault and a shooting, but the suspects in both cases evaded arrest. Just before midnight a 19-year-old man from George Town was inside Margaritaville nightclub in George Town when he was hit in the face wit [...]

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East End man arrested over stolen rifle

East End man arrested over stolen rifle

| 06/11/2017
(CNS): The police have arrested a 23-year-old man from East End for possession of an unlicensed firearm and damage to property. The man is facing allegations relating to theft of a licensed rifle and several rounds of ammunition, which were stolen from the home of a licensed gun owner also in East [...]

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Bail rejected in George Town gang shooting

Bail rejected in George Town gang shooting

| 06/11/2017
(CNS): A man charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit a crime had his application for bail denied Friday, as the magistrate believed there was a “likelihood” he “might commit further offences”. Charles Walton III (20) was charged last week in connection w [...]

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No appeal for gun possession conviction

No appeal for gun possession conviction

| 02/11/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A Bodden Town man was denied leave to appeal his 6-year conviction for possession of an imitation weapon with intent to resist arrest. At the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Wednesday, it was found that Jonathan Welcome, who did not appear, had no grounds to appeal. Welcome, who was convicted [...]

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Police charge 2nd suspect in GT gang shooting

Police charge 2nd suspect in GT gang shooting

| 30/10/2017
(CNS): A 20-year-old-man has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit a crime, as a result of a reported gang related shooting in Mary Street, George Town, back in June. He is the second man to be arrested in connection with the incident that began at the Roof Top B [...]

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GT man charged over ammo and vest

GT man charged over ammo and vest

| 23/10/2017
(CNS): A George Town man was scheduled to appear in court Monday facing charges relating to the possession of unlicensed ammunition and a bullet-proof vest. The police said that the 24-year-old man was arrested on 18 October in relation to an incident at Admiral’s Landing, in the Red Bay area of [...]

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US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, an American citizen who is building a home on Cayman Brac, will face trial next year for the importation of 240 rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition and the possession of a BB gun. The 52-year-old man was charged earlier this year after customs officers discovered the am [...]

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Cops recover shell after reported explosion

Cops recover shell after reported explosion

| 02/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police investigating reports of a loud explosion near Margaritaville on Harbour Drive, George Town, late Friday night say they found a spent shell in the parking lot. The noise was reported around  11:25pm, and when they arrived officers established a cordon, conducted a search and found th [...]

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Ebanks free after timed served for ammo possession

Ebanks free after timed served for ammo possession

| 20/09/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), who pleaded guilty to possession of ten live rounds of ammunition and was previously acquitted of possession of a gun, was allowed to leave court a free man this week when he was sentenced to time served, which amounted to 382 days imprisonment. The gun in question wa [...]

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Ten years for gun and ammo possession

Ten years for gun and ammo possession

| 19/09/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson, who was found guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition after a jury trial in July, was sentenced to ten years in prison on Monday by Justice Charles Quin. During the trial the court was told that the police, acting on a search warrant, had found a [...]

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Duo suspects in both Red Bay and GT shootings

Duo suspects in both Red Bay and GT shootings

| 03/09/2017 | 110 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police suspect that the two men who robbed the jerk stand on Shamrock Road in Red Bay at gunpoint Saturday night also attacked a man near Linwood St, George Town, about an hour before that. Shots were fired at both incidents. In the first, a man received a blow to the head with a [&h [...]

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