Tag: gun possession

GT man refuses to answer gun, ganja charges

GT man refuses to answer gun, ganja charges

| 03/05/2021

(CNS): Dencle Vic Barnes (51) from George Town refused to answer charges in Grand Court Friday after claiming that his rights had been violated. Barnes is facing serious charges, including the possession of two unlicensed guns and 60 rounds of ammunition as well as importing around 70lbs of ganja, in relation to an incident in […]

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US man dodges jail, fined $30k for gun & ammo

US man dodges jail, fined $30k for gun & ammo

| 12/03/2021 | 84 Comments

(CNS): David Meadors (56), a US national who illegally imported a handgun and 240 rounds of ammunition into the Cayman Islands, has avoided the mandatory minimum sentence of seven years in jail for possession of an unlicensed firearm after the judge said he found there were exceptional circumstances. Meadors, who left the jurisdiction in 2018 […]

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Meadors makes final plea in illegal gun case

Meadors makes final plea in illegal gun case

| 01/02/2021 | 61 Comments

(CNS): David Dean Meadors (55), a US national who absconded while on bail for firearms charges more than three years ago, made a final plea in the long-running case when he appeared in court Friday via Zoom. Meadors is now expected to be sentenced in March but he is not expected to return. The Florida […]

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Guns found in bust over sex crime

Guns found in bust over sex crime

| 07/09/2020

(CNS): Police recovered a pistol, an adapted flare gun and ammunition during a search of a North Side home on Friday, which followed a man’s arrested for indecent assault. Officers also found 12lbs of suspected ganja, drug paraphernalia and some $2,000 in cash at the home of the 29-year-old man, who was first arrested on […]

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Suspect arrested for drug, robbery and gun crime

Suspect arrested for drug, robbery and gun crime

| 27/02/2020

(CNS): A driver who was stopped by police around noon on Tuesday, 25 February, along Academy Way in George Town was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as in relation to a robbery that took place at Shedden Road, George Town, on 21 February, police said Thursday.

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GT man arrested after gun found in raid

GT man arrested after gun found in raid

| 17/02/2020

(CNS): Police found and seized a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and nine rounds of ammunition last Thursday afternoon (13 February) during a raid in the Scranton area of George Town. A 26-year-old man from George Town was arrested and has since been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The man appeared in Summary […]

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Judge suspects but unsure over guilt in gun case

Judge suspects but unsure over guilt in gun case

| 11/12/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Elton David Webster walked away from court on Wednesday, a free man after a judge acquitted him on firearms charges. Webster was facing a decade behind bars if he had been found guilty in connection with a hand-gun found at his home, which was hidden behind a microwave at the house he was renting. […]

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GT man admits having illegal gun and ammo

GT man admits having illegal gun and ammo

| 20/05/2019

(CNS): Kemar Anthony Boothe pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal gun and 15 rounds of ammunition when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. The court heard that a 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol was found at his home in Outpost Street during a search, which it is understood was part of a wider investigation. Prosecutors […]

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US woman charged over gun dies suddenly

US woman charged over gun dies suddenly

| 24/04/2019 | 122 Comments

(CNS): An American woman facing retrial in the Cayman Islands over the possession of an unlicensed gun, which was found in luggage shipped here to meet a cruise ship on which she was a passenger, died Thursday, according to a US funeral home. Carol Ann McNeill-Skorupan (68) “passed away unexpectedly”, the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home in […]

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Absent US woman to be tried again

Absent US woman to be tried again

| 18/04/2019

(CNS): Carol Ann McNeil-Skorupan (68), from Wisconsin, will be tried for the second time in September, after a trial in her absence ended Wednesday as the jury was unable to come to a decision on the charges against her for the possession of an unlicensed firearm. McNeil-Skorupan had denied the charges and claimed that a […]

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Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

| 12/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) was handed a 14-year jail term by a Grand Court judge Thursday for his part in an armed robbery at a Bodden Town bar and restaurant and for shooting at police officers during the getaway. Ebanks had denied being one of two armed masked men who held up the Czech Inn […]

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