Tag: juvenile crime

Teenage boy admits armed burglary

Teenage boy admits armed burglary

| 30/07/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A 16-year-old boy who has been on tight bail conditions since being charged with aggravated burglary was urged by the judge to keep up the progress he was making, after pleading guilty on Friday. But Justice Roger Chapple made it clear that all sentencing options, including jail, were still on the table. The boy, […]

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Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): Two boys who are understood to be just 13 years old have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and damage to property after an alleged vandalism spree at the Webster’s Estates in the South Sound area of George Town. The boys are accused of a spray paint graffiti rampage on walls and signs, as […]

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Teenager dodges jail for serious attack

Teenager dodges jail for serious attack

| 28/09/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A local boy who pleaded guilty to indecent assault and robbery following an attack on a woman in South Sound in August 2016, when he was just 15 years old, has dodged a jail sentence because he turned his life around after a period at the Bonaventure Home. Despite attacking a woman who was […]

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Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

| 19/07/2018 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Former government social worker Michael Myles, who is a vociferous advocate for a more proactive approach to tackling the causes of crime at an earlier stage, is calling on the current administration to intervene with vulnerable children and young people before they go off the rails. In the face of rising crime, he is […]

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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an increase of 17% over 2016. In the latest arrest, […]

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Experts needed to help support troubled kids

Experts needed to help support troubled kids

| 03/04/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Judicial Administration is looking for people in the community who have wide knowledge and experience in child care or law to join an important court panel. The Children’s Law provides for the court to appoint individuals to this panel that safeguards the interests of youngsters involved in court proceedings that could lead to care or supervision orders. The guardians […]

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JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy from John Gray High School has been arrested following an altercation with a teacher at the school last week. Both the police and the school’s principal have confirmed that the incident occurred around 9:30 on Thursday morning. School officials said that a support teacher had been hit in the head with […]

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Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

| 22/12/2017 | 101 Comments

(CNS): A visitor to Cayman who was walking with a friend just south of the Seven Mile public beach was robbed by two masked teenagers, armed with a machete and a bat, at around 10:30pm Wednesday. In an unusual scenario, police said that the victim negotiated with the two suspects, who were described as “very […]

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Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

| 11/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three teenagers and a boy were arrested and bailed following a violent attack in a parking lot on Eastern Avenue near the Godfrey Nixon junction at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene, responding to a report of a wounding after a man and a woman got […]

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Armed cops called to school fight

Armed cops called to school fight

| 06/10/2017 | 79 Comments

(CNS): The head of John Gray High School has confirmed that there was a series of violent incidents at the school at the end of last week and the beginning of this that have resulted in arrests after armed police were called to the school. But he said the situation has been dealt with “firmly […]

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Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

| 17/09/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A young offender who pleaded guilty to one count of wounding in a knifing incident on Smith Road earlier this year was set free Friday after spending 5½ months on remand in HMP Northward. Justice Charles Quin handed down a six-month sentence suspended for 12 months, which included several strict conditions the juvenile must […]

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