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Jury finds accused man guilty of rape

Jury finds accused man guilty of rape

| 11/10/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Marlon Ricardo Porter (37) was convicted Tuesday of rape, assault and causing harassment and distress, following a jury trial in which the court heard that his victim suffered a four-hour ordeal. The Jamaican national will be sentenced on 23 November in relation to the attack, which took plac [...]

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Woman describes four-hour rape ordeal

Woman describes four-hour rape ordeal

| 26/09/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican woman who lives in the Cayman Islands, testifying in court Monday, described details of what she said was a four-hour rape ordeal in January last year. The jury hearing the case against Marlon Ricardo Porter (37), who is charged with rape and wounding with intent, was told by the v [...]

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Man charged in home invasion rape case

Man charged in home invasion rape case

| 25/09/2017
(CNS): Okene Solomon (24) appeared in court Monday, charged with the rape of a woman at her Prospect home earlier this month. Solomon faces charges of rape, burglary, aggravated burglary and theft and was remanded in custody until he appears in Grand Court on 6 October. Solomon is accused of breakin [...]

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Prospect rape suspect arrested

Prospect rape suspect arrested

| 23/09/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS confirmed Saturday evening that a 24-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of rape and aggravated burglary in regards to an attack reported ten days previously at a residential complex on Shamrock Road in Prospect. On Wednesday, 13 September, police said that they responded to [...]

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Woman raped in Prospect

Woman raped in Prospect

| 13/09/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): In the early hours of Wednesday morning a man entered an apartment at a residential complex on Shamrock Road in Prospect and raped the woman who lived there. The suspect, whom the victim did not know, was brown-skinned and around 5’10” tall. After the rape, the man left the location in a [...]

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Local man denies raping baby-mother

Local man denies raping baby-mother

| 28/08/2017
(CNS): A George Town man has denied raping and assaulting his former girlfriend, who is the mother of one of his children, in April of this year and accused her of lying out of jealousy. Gary William Hurlston (45) was on trial Monday facing charges of rape, assault and abduction after his victim cla [...]

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Easter rape suspect in police custody

Easter rape suspect in police custody

| 27/04/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old West Bay man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman he offered a ride to on Good Friday. Police said the 28-year-old victim was picked up in the early hours of 14 April by a stranger driving a truck on the West Bay Road. She was then subjected to a serious […] [...]

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Man charged with rape due in court

Man charged with rape due in court

| 10/04/2017
(CNS): A 45-year-old George Town man has been charged with a list of serious offences in relation to an accusation of a violent rape on 3 April and was expected in court Monday. Police have given limited information about the incident but said the man has been charged with assault causing actual bod [...]

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Man charged with New Year’s Day rape

Man charged with New Year’s Day rape

| 27/02/2017
(CNS): The police have charged Seigal Taylor (38), from West Bay, with rape and indecent assault in connection with an incident that happened on New Year’s Day but was not reported to police until more than a week later. Taylor was arrested Friday and charged Sunday. A 20-year-old woman from  [...]

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Suspect remanded in custody in teen rape

Suspect remanded in custody in teen rape

| 17/12/2016
(CNS): A 32-year-old Jamaican man has been charged with the rape and indecent assault of a teenage girl at a home where he was staying as a guest. Police said that the man was remanded in custody to HMP Northward following a court appearance on Thursday and will next appear in Grand Court on 13 [&he [...]

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Crown challenges jail times in high-profile cases

Crown challenges jail times in high-profile cases

| 02/11/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): As the Court of Appeal opens this week, the prosecution is on the list for this winter sitting challenging the sentences handed down by judges in two high profile cases. While it is not uncommon for those convicted of crimes to appeal their sentences or convictions, the crown is taking advant [...]

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