Tag: violent crime

Five on trial over violent gun fuelled feud

Five on trial over violent gun fuelled feud

| 21/11/2017
(CNS): Five people from West Bay crammed into the dock in the Grand Court Monday, as the crown opened its case against the group in relation to an attempted murder outside a West Bay Road nightclub earlier this year. Malik Mothen (35), Tashika Mothen (29), Kashwayne Hewitt (20), Daniella Tibbetts (2 [...]

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Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

| 16/11/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is investigating a violent assault at around 2:00 this morning, Thursday 16 November, near to Tropical Plaza, off Smith Road in George Town. Police said they were dispatched to the area following a 911 call to report an assault where bottles were being thrown at a man who was on the [...]

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Downtown club scene of double-trouble

Downtown club scene of double-trouble

| 13/11/2017 | 88 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with two separate and serious crimes at a downtown nightclub Friday, an assault and a shooting, but the suspects in both cases evaded arrest. Just before midnight a 19-year-old man from George Town was inside Margaritaville nightclub in George Town when he was hit in the face wit [...]

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Appeal denied in Rum Point robbery case

Appeal denied in Rum Point robbery case

| 08/11/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): David McLaughlin-Martinez, who was convicted of robbery in connection with a Rum Point home invasion of an elderly couple last year, was this week refused leave to appeal his conviction and 11-year sentence. The Court of Appeal rejected the defendant’s arguments, put forth by attorney Jona [...]

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Victim stabbed in one of two violent robbery attempts

Victim stabbed in one of two violent robbery attempts

| 06/11/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating two separate violent attempted robberies that happened over the weekend. The first attack took place in the early hours of Saturday morning and resulted in the victim being stabbed in his leg and his arm. Police said that just before 1:00am on 4 November, officers w [...]

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Security guard injured in supermarket assault

Security guard injured in supermarket assault

| 21/10/2017
(CNS): A 54-year-old man from George Town was arrested yesterday evening after an assault outside a supermarket in which a security guard received slight injuries. Police responded to a report around 6pm at Kirk Market and learned that two security guards had been speaking with a man on the premises [...]

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Local men charged following police assault

Local men charged following police assault

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been charged in connection with the assault of a senior police officer at the weekend. Seth Watler (25) was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and Jason Wood (23) with threatening to cause serious harm and obstructing a police officer in the lawful execu [...]

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Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

| 15/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been arrested following a serious assault against a senior police officer who attended the scene of a collision in George Town on Saturday night. An RCIPS spokesperson confirmed that the injured officer is Detective Superintendent Peter Lansdown. The senior cop, who was in [...]

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Five robbed by armed men outside bar

Five robbed by armed men outside bar

| 12/10/2017 | 130 Comments
(CNS): Five people who were sitting outside Salty’s bar in Grand Harbour, George Town, just after it closed early this morning were robbed by three men, two of whom were said to have been armed with handguns that may have been fired. The outdoor bar stick-up happened around 1:00am Thursday, [...]

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Cops face weekend of violence

Cops face weekend of violence

| 09/10/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested 34 people over the weekend for various offences, from violent assaults to outstanding warrants. A teenage girl and a 49-year-old man are two of the suspects who remain in police custody after two particularly violent but separate incidents on Friday and Saturday night in West [...]

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Police investigate baseball bat assault at Welly’s

Police investigate baseball bat assault at Welly’s

| 06/10/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The police are appealing for information about an early morning assault at Welly’s Cool Spot on Sound Way, George Town, Friday. At around 2:30 this morning the emergency services were called to the parking lot at the local bar and restaurant. Police learned that an unidentified man had hit [...]

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