Tag: gun possession

Absent US woman to be tried again after mistrial

Absent US woman to be tried again after mistrial

| 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 in a mistrial Wednesday. 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 […]

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Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

| 12/04/2019 | 67 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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BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

BT man confesses over illegal gun and bullets

| 11/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Justin Gregory (24) from Bodden Town is facing a seven-year mandatory minimum prison sentence for possessing an unlicensed handgun and ammunition, which was seized by police last year during a period when they were conducting a gun amnesty. Gregory pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in Grand Court Friday and was remanded […]

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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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