Tag: stabbing

Violent husband jailed for 14 years

Violent husband jailed for 14 years

| 19/12/2016 | 39 Comments

(CNS): An estranged husband who tried to kill his wife in a brutal, terrifying machete attack was handed a fourteen-year jail term last week after pleading guilty to attempted murder. George Vaughan lured his wife to the home they once shared when she believed he wouldn’t be there. But the man [...]

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Throat slasher jailed for three years

Throat slasher jailed for three years

| 29/09/2016 | 17 Comments

(CNS): David Andrew Bodden (39) has been jailed for three years for cutting the throat of Blake Burrell with a scalpel in broad daylight on a busy cruise ship day in downtown George Town last summer. Bodden was handed a three-year sentence by Justice Charles Quin Thursday, several months after he [...]

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Judge raises concerns over knife crime

Judge raises concerns over knife crime

| 23/09/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge said that knife crime was “worryingly prevalent” and raised his concerns about people claiming to carry the weapons as protection, as he handed down a sentence of five years and six months to a Jamaican man convicted of stabbing his one-time friend in the heart foll [...]

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School chef denies charges in car park stabbing

School chef denies charges in car park stabbing

| 19/09/2016

(CNS): A 21-year-old local man who works as a chef at a government primary school denied two charges of assault and wounding on two people when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. Desly Kyshon Missick pleaded not guilty to allegations that he stabbed and assaulted his victims in the car park of Fe [...]

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Card game turns violent, player stabbed in heart

Card game turns violent, player stabbed in heart

| 16/09/2016 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Orlando Graham (36), a Jamaican national from George Town, was found guilty on Friday of intentionally wounding a former friend following an argument over a card game that turned violent. Graham was remanded in custody after he was convicted of stabbing Prentice Brown in the heart followin [...]

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Inmate stabs fellow prisoner with light tube

Inmate stabs fellow prisoner with light tube

| 05/09/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): An inmate at HMP Northward will be serving two additional years for stabbing another prisoner with a broken glass light tube from his cell. Chadwick Dale (25) is already serving a six-year term for robbery and wounding, plus another year that was added in 2014 for escaping from the prison [...]

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Man dodges serious charge in drunken knife attack

Man dodges serious charge in drunken knife attack

| 27/07/2016 | 100 Comments

(CNS): Maurice Jackson escaped an attempted murder charge this week after the crown accepted his guilty plea to wounding in connection with a drunken knife attack in North Side earlier this year following a dominoes game. As the crown was unable to prove any intent behind an extremely serious at [...]

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Young man critical after stabbing on Seven Mile Beach

Young man critical after stabbing on Seven Mile Beach

| 20/07/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old man is currently in hospital in critical condition following a stabbing in the parking lot of the Seven Mile Public Beach in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The police learned about the incident, which happened at about 2am on 20 July, after emergency personnel at the [...]

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George Town man denies trying to kill bar owner

George Town man denies trying to kill bar owner

| 11/07/2016

(CNS): Travis Arlington Ebanks (26) from George Town pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of attempted murder in relation to a stabbing at a George Town bar. Ebanks has denied trying to kill the owner of the Dencle Bar on Mary Street, in the central area of the capital, last month. According [...]

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Victim critical after stabbing at GT bar

Victim critical after stabbing at GT bar

| 17/06/2016

(CNS) UPDATED: One man is in a critical condition at the George Town hospital after receiving multiple stab wounds and a second man has now been charged with attempted murder. Police said that the victim was stabbed at the Dencle Bar on Mary Street at around 11pm on Thursday night. When officers [...]

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Local men walk free in bar brawl case

Local men walk free in bar brawl case

| 25/05/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Two men from North Side walked away from court free men Wednesday after they were found not guilty of grievous bodily harm in relation to a bar brawl last year in which the victim lost an eye. Eatton Brown (23) and Odain Ebanks (21) were acquitted after more than a week-long trial in whic [...]

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