Tag: gun possession

Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who was shot and wounded in the district around midnight on Sunday night-Monday morning should have been the prosecution’s key witness in a gun-related trial due to start Monday, CNS has learned. The victim was the complainant in the case against Aaron Crawford (26), also from West Bay, who is […]

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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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Man with learning difficulties convicted for illegal gun

Man with learning difficulties convicted for illegal gun

| 21/03/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Ruben Hydes (34) was found guilty Wednesday of possessing an illegal loaded handgun, following a trial earlier this year presided over by Justice Marlene Carter, who heard the case alone without a jury. Hydes has both learning difficulties and mental health problems, which his attorney said led him to make a false confession to […]

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Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

| 31/01/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A 35-year-old man from George Town has been sentenced to eight years in jail for the possession of a shotgun. But Kevin Curtis Bowen, aka ‘Plantain’, evaded what could have been a much longer time in jail after attempted murder charges were dropped against him when he admitted having the gun. Prosecutors had originally […]

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Illegal gun earns WB man 9 years in jail

Illegal gun earns WB man 9 years in jail

| 30/01/2018 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Kylan Hunter (34) was handed a nine-year jail sentence Tuesday when he appeared in Grand Court for a sentencing hearing, having pled guilty on the morning of his trial last year to having an illegal gun near a beach front bar. This is the second time that Hunter has received a lengthy term of […]

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Cops find illegal loaded gun in bedside drawer

Cops find illegal loaded gun in bedside drawer

| 30/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police officers told the court Tuesday how they found a loaded unlicensed handgun in a bedside drawer when they executed a search warrant at a home in Windsor Park in November 2016. Reuben Hydes, who was later charged with possessing the illegal gun, was not home when officers burst into his bedroom at his […]

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Man awaits sentencing for possessing imitation firearm

Man awaits sentencing for possessing imitation firearm

| 21/09/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Anatascio Terell Rankine, who was originally charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm – a modified signal pistol able to be loaded with 12 gauge cartridges – was in court Thursday, but the crown offered no evidence on that count and he was instead rearraigned on, and pled guilty to, one count of possession […]

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Four guns and ammo found at one WB home

Four guns and ammo found at one WB home

| 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 40-year-old man was arrested after police found two air-pistols, one revolver handgun, one semi-automatic handgun and several rounds of ammunition at his home in West Bay during a police raid at around 7:30 Thursday evening. The officers also found a large amount of ganja and a large amount of cash in both Cayman Islands […]

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Defendant admits illegal gun at courthouse door

Defendant admits illegal gun at courthouse door

| 04/07/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A local man due to stand trial before a jury this week for possession of an illegal gun came clean when he appeared in the dock Tuesday. Kylan Hunter, who was arrested last April near Calico Jack’s Beach Bar, initially denied having an unlicensed loaded semi-automatic 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol and 11 rounds […]

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