Tag: Sandra Hill

CMR owner faces more criminal charges

CMR owner faces more criminal charges

| 27/08/2020

(CNS): Prosecutors are pursuing new criminal charges against the owner of the Cayman Marl Road website for complaints about the site that would normally be handled through the civil court. Using criminal laws instead, the crown has charged Sandra Hill (47) with disorderly conduct in connection with her on-the-spot reporting over a West Bay land […]

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Marl Road owner guilty of cyberbullying

Marl Road owner guilty of cyberbullying

| 06/08/2020 | 119 Comments

(CNS): Sandra Hill, the owner of the Cayman Marl Road (CMR) website, has been convicted of abusing and harassing on an ICT network in connection with a podcast on the site and related social media, where she accused local businessman Matthew Leslie of being a sexual predator. In the first case in which the ICT […]

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Truth ‘no defence’ to crime in CMR case

Truth ‘no defence’ to crime in CMR case

| 26/06/2020

(CNS): Prosecutor Darlene Oko said the truth of what Sandra Hill, the owner of the Cayman Marl Road website, published about former political candidate Matthew Leslie was “no defence” to the charges she faces. In her closing argument in the case against Hill, who has been charged under the ICT law for harassing and abusing […]

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‘I’m obsessed with the truth’ says CMR owner

‘I’m obsessed with the truth’ says CMR owner

| 18/06/2020

(CNS): Sandra Hill (née Catron), the owner of the mixed-media website Cayman Marl Road, returned to the dock Thursday to face harassment charges, when she told the court that her “obsession was with the truth” and not local businessman Matthew Leslie. Hill is accused of deliberately targeting Leslie with unpleasant allegations in a podcast and […]

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Cayman Marl Road owner’s trial goes off track

Cayman Marl Road owner’s trial goes off track

| 01/06/2020

(CNS): The criminal case against Sandra Hill, the owner of the Cayman Marl Road website, who has been accused of bullying local businessman Matthew Leslie after she accused him of being a paedophile and paying women for sex, appeared to go off track last week when a judge urged Hill’s attorney to stick to the […]

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Crown to ‘re-do’ charges against Marl Road owner

Crown to ‘re-do’ charges against Marl Road owner

| 13/02/2020

(CNS): Charges against Sandra Hill, who has found herself in criminal court over allegations that she “bullied” local businessman Matthew Leslie on her website, Cayman Marl Road, and Facebook vlog, will be redrawn, the crown said in court last week. When she appeared in court, Hill (née Catron) pointed out that the charges on the […]

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CMR creator in court over online bullying allegation

CMR creator in court over online bullying allegation

| 22/10/2019

(CNS): The founder of Cayman Marl Road, the online news and gossip blog, appeared in court Tuesday, facing charges of harassment on a communication network. Sandra Hill is accused of bullying local businessman and one-time political hopeful, Matthew Leslie, on her website and social media pages. The case was transferred to Grand Court, where Hill, […]

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Minister takes legal action against CMR

Minister takes legal action against CMR

| 27/08/2019

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, who represents the constituency of Bodden Town East, has filed a legal action against Cayman Marl Road and its owner, Sandra Hill, for libel over postings that do not actually name him. Although Seymour is alleging defamation, there are few details in the statement of claim, filed in the Grand […]

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Cops retain gun in contentious case

Cops retain gun in contentious case

| 14/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that they have retained a gun that was seized from a property in the Crystal Harbour area of West Bay in March in a case that has become particularly contentious. A wealthy US businessman in whose house the weapon was found was arrested and is now suing a local blogger for […]

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DPP denies wrongly influencing case

DPP denies wrongly influencing case

| 18/07/2019

(CNS): Patrick Moran, the acting director of public prosecutions, has denied that one of his prosecutors acted improperly over a criminal case that was recently heard in Summary Court, in which a Cayman Airways pilot dodged a conviction after she was charged with DUI and assaulting a police officer. The case stirred up some concerns […]

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‘Naming and shaming’ unfair, says local woman

‘Naming and shaming’ unfair, says local woman

| 18/02/2019

(CNS): A woman who says she was wrongly ‘named and shamed’ by a blogger is urging people not to rush to judgments when reading one side of a story on social media. Giselle Johnson was arrested last month following an altercation with her ex-boyfriend after he made what she said was a false allegation against […]

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