Tag: stabbing

Lawyer: HMP Northward a ‘scary place right now’

Lawyer: HMP Northward a ‘scary place right now’

| 25/11/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A defence attorney told a judge that HMP Northward is a “scary place right now”, given the pandemic, which is spreading through the prison and raising tensions among inmates, who are barely permitted to leave their cells, not allowed visitors and unable to take part in any of the usual activities, such as going […]

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Man stabbed multiple times in fight

Man stabbed multiple times in fight

| 11/10/2021

(CNS): A man sustained multiple stab wounds during a fight on Friday but none of them were life-threatening injuries and he has already been discharged from hospital. A 29-year-old man from East End was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault GBH but has since been bailed while police investigate what happened during the […]

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Man seriously wounded in stabbing

Man seriously wounded in stabbing

| 13/09/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Strand Plaza entertainment complex off the West Bay Road was the location of yet another violent incident this weekend, which resulted in a young man being taken to hospital with serious stab wounds. Police said they responded to a report at around 12.30am on Sunday, 12 September, and found a 25-year-old man from […]

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Johnson guilty of murder in Christmas Eve stabbing

Johnson guilty of murder in Christmas Eve stabbing

| 02/09/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (21) was found guilty on Thursday of the murder of Michael Aaron Bush (22) in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2020 at a nightclub complex in the Strand Plaza. Johnson had denied murdering Bush, claiming he had stabbed him in self-defence during an altercation outside the entertainment complex. […]

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Amputee jailed for 3 years for stabbing step-father

Amputee jailed for 3 years for stabbing step-father

| 05/08/2021 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Renaldo Keanua Taylor (20) has been jailed for three years for stabbing his step-father in an altercation at their North Side home in 2019 when he was just 18-years-old, in what the judge said was a “deeply tragic case” where dysfunction has continued in the family home. Taylor’s step-father, Damian Wellington, was the victim […]

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Man arrested after West Bay stabbing

Man arrested after West Bay stabbing

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): One man was arrested yesterday evening and another was taken to hospital to be treated for a stab wound after an altercation in West Bay between the two men turned violent. Police said they were called to an address on Powell Smith Road where two men who knew each other were involved in a […]

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Cops seek witnesses to holiday stabbing

Cops seek witnesses to holiday stabbing

| 06/07/2021

(CNS): The RCIPS is urging anyone who witnessed an altercation between two men in the vicinity of the South Sound Community Centre early Monday morning to come forward. Police say the men were walking together when they started arguing, which turned into a fight. A 37-year-old man from George Town was assaulted and the other […]

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Johnson disputes CCTV evidence in murder trial

Johnson disputes CCTV evidence in murder trial

| 28/06/2021

(CNS): During three days in the witness box giving evidence on his own behalf and attempting to explain the video evidence, Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (21) continued to claim that he killed Michael Aaron Bush (22) on the morning of Christmas Eve in self-defence and that he had sustained a neck injury during the fight. […]

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Woman gives emotional evidence in boyfriend’s trial

Woman gives emotional evidence in boyfriend’s trial

| 21/06/2021

(CNS): A 22-year-old woman from Bodden Town gave emotional but reluctant evidence on Monday at the trial of Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson, who is charged with the murder of Michael Aaron Bush (22) on Christmas Eve. The woman, who was dating Johnson at the time, wept as she explained that she was both “uncomfortable and […]

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Two men badly injured in fight at WB booze shop

Two men badly injured in fight at WB booze shop

| 01/06/2021

(CNS): Two West Bay men both ended up in hospital on Monday evening following a violent dispute outside Pop-A-Top liquor store on Powell Smith Road, literally yards from the local police station. One of the men was stabbed and the one hit with a glass bottle. Police said they both sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries […]

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Man stabbed in head at Coe Wood Beach

Man stabbed in head at Coe Wood Beach

| 20/04/2021

(CNS): A 39-year-old man from Boden Town has been arrested on suspicion of wounding after a fight at Coe Wood Beach at around 10:30 Sunday morning. The suspect was said to have stabbed the man he was brawling with in the head, according to the RCIPS. The victim was taken to hospital in a private […]

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