Tag: violent crime

Ex-soccer star jailed for 44 months for violent rampage

Ex-soccer star jailed for 44 months for violent rampage

| 03/12/2021 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (32) was sentenced on Thursday to three years and eight months in jail, having been convicted this summer of several charges relating to a violent, drunken rampage against three women last September. Ebanks had been bailed following his conviction by a jury in August and therefore began serving his prison term […]

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Man arrested in Martin Drive killings

Man arrested in Martin Drive killings

| 28/10/2021

(CNS): Police have arrested a West Bay man on suspicion of two counts of murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm in relation to the killings on Martin Drive, George Town, on 1 July. Mark Andre Ebanks (36) died at the scene and Eldon Charles Walton (55) died in hospital two weeks later. Two other men […]

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Connor found guilty in home invasion case

Connor found guilty in home invasion case

| 29/09/2021 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Shane Connor (44) from George Town has been convicted in connection with a home robbery, aggravated burglary and a number of other related crimes that took place more than four years ago. It took a jury of four women and two men four hours on Wednesday to decide that Connor was the third man, […]

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Man wounded in another West Bay shooting

Man wounded in another West Bay shooting

| 27/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating yet another incident of gun violence after two men were shot at off Bankers Road in West Bay during the early hours of Sunday morning. A report of shots being fired was made to 911 around 3am, and when officers and emergency services arrived they found one of the men had […]

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Connor accuses police of fabricating evidence

Connor accuses police of fabricating evidence

| 24/09/2021

(CNS): During his second day of testimony, Shane Connor (44) doubled down on his allegations that the police not only botched the investigation into the home invasion, for which he is charged with a catalogue of crimes, but have framed him by fabricating telephone evidence. Connor is charged with a violent aggravated burglary and a […]

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Connor denies home invasion allegations

Connor denies home invasion allegations

| 23/09/2021

(CNS): Shane Connor (44), from George Town, told a jury yesterday that he was completely innocent of the charges against him relating to a violent home invasion in Prospect more than four years ago. Taking the stand in his own defence on Wednesday, Connor alleged a conspiracy by the police against him and said they […]

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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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Man wounded in West Bay shooting

Man wounded in West Bay shooting

| 11/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS) Police are investigating a shooting that happened late last night in West Bay, after a month long reprieve in local gun violence. According to a short press release from the RCIPS, a 23-year-old man from the district was shot in the pelvis on Friday around 11pm. Police were called to the scene on Reverend […]

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Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

| 03/09/2021

(CNS): Ezekiel Carter (36) from George Town pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder, five charges of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed gun when he appeared in Grand Court Friday via video link from HMP Northward. Carter is accused of being one of two men involved in a mass shooting at […]

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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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Ex-footballer found guilty of violent rampage

Ex-footballer found guilty of violent rampage

| 30/08/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (31), a former member of the Cayman Islands national football squad, was found guilty on Friday of a long list of charges relating to a violent, drunken rampage against three women last September. It took a jury just less than two hours to find him guilty of nine counts, which included […]

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