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Jury discharged as gun trial halted

Jury discharged as gun trial halted

| 13/07/2017
(CNS): A jury was discharged by a Grand Court judge Thursday after an application was made to the courts to adjourn and start a new trial in the crown’s case against two couples charged with gun violence offences. As he dismissed them, Justice Micheal Wood told the jury members that he was una [...]

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Couples on trial over feud-fuelled violence

Couples on trial over feud-fuelled violence

| 11/07/2017
(CNS): A husband and his pregnant wife and another unmarried couple appeared in the dock Tuesday, as their trial for attempted murder and firearms related charges opened in Grand Court. As the case against Malik (35) and Tashika Mothen (29), Kashwayne Hewitt (20) and Daniella Tibbetts (24) opened fo [...]

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WB man charged in gang shooting

WB man charged in gang shooting

| 12/06/2017
(CNS): The police have charged Joshua “Patchy” Ebanks (25) from West Bay in connection with a shooting rampage in George Town in the early hours of 3 June. Although officers recovered shell casings from one of the scenes, he has been charged at this stage with possession of an imitation [...]

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Gunmen go on shooting rampage

Gunmen go on shooting rampage

| 06/06/2017 | 95 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man has been arrested in connection with fifteen shots that were fired at a home in George Town in the early hours of Saturday in what appears to be more gang-related violence, police revealed Tuesday. No one was hurt in the shooting rampage, in which three men reportedly fired at [...]

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Bananas gun suspect remanded in custody

Bananas gun suspect remanded in custody

| 04/05/2017
(CNS): A 21-year-old man from Newlands was remanded in custody Thursday after appearing in Summary Court charged with a list of serious offences. Luciano Estevan Jackson-Martinez was charged with attempted murder, wounding with intent and the possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with a [...]

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Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): Police have confirmed that a 21-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with a shooting outside the Bananas bar and night club in the centre of George Town last week and is currently in custody. In what is believed to be a gang-related attack in the early hours of last Thursday mor [...]

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Couple shot outside GT bar

Couple shot outside GT bar

| 27/04/2017 | 75 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Following reports of a shooting in George Town early this morning, police have now confirmed that a 20-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were shot outside Bananas Bar in the Dolphin Centre, Eastern Avenue, at around 3:30am. When police arrived at the scene after a report to 911 t [...]

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Rivers denies murder and gun possession

Rivers denies murder and gun possession

| 23/04/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (38) has pleaded not guilty to killing Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January. He has also denied having a gun or threatening another victim, despite being involved in a family hostage situation and a [...]

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West Bay murder suspect to face trial

West Bay murder suspect to face trial

| 28/03/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers, who is charged with the murder of Mark Travis ‘Hubba’ Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January, will face trial in July. Rivers (38), from West Bay, has not yet answered the charges of murder and possession of an unlicensed firear [...]

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Convicted gunman fails in appeal

Convicted gunman fails in appeal

| 07/03/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Representing himself before the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Tuesday, trying to get his conviction for gun possession and wounding overturned, Leighton Rankin was sent back to HMP Northward to continue serving his 13-year term when his appeal was dismissed. Rankine had argued that there wer [...]

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Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash van [...]

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