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Tag: gun crime

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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Cops seize gun after truck chase

Cops seize gun after truck chase

| 23/01/2017
(CNS): Two men have been arrested and detained by police after a firearm was found in a pick-up truck which crashed on Saturday following a police chase. The RCIPS said that officers had attempted to stop the truck on Shamrock Road at around 2am on Saturday morning, but when the driver failed to sto [...]

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Bermuda cops arrive for RCIPS shooting probe

Bermuda cops arrive for RCIPS shooting probe

| 09/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Two officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived on island and assumed control of the investigation into the circumstances of the death of Norval Maconia Barrett, who was shot and killed by police on Friday morning. The RCIPS confirmed Barrett’s identity Monday, though it was alrea [...]

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Shootings gang related, say investigators

Shootings gang related, say investigators

| 28/12/2016 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating the shootings over the Christmas weekend in which two men were seriously wounded said they believed the violence was gang related. Both victims were shot outside licensed premises on Monday. The first was in the early hours of the Christmas holiday morning outside a Sev [...]

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Man wounded in 2nd Christmas shooting

Man wounded in 2nd Christmas shooting

| 27/12/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS criminal investigation department has launched another investigation after a second man was shot this Christmas weekend. The 31-year-old West Bay man, who is now in the hospital in a critical but stable condition, was reportedly shot as he stood outside Super ‘C’s bar and restau [...]

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Teenager shot outside 7MB nightclub

Teenager shot outside 7MB nightclub

| 26/12/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): An 18-year-old boy was in a critical condition at the George Town hospital Monday after being shot outside the Fete night club in the early morning hours. The incident combined two of the country’s rising crime concerns of gun violence and young men tearing up the roads on illegal motorbike [...]

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