Tag: violent crime

Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

| 09/02/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Police were pelted with stones in West Bay yesterday and one officer was struck twice in the head and face during a drug operation carried out at a home in the Boatswain Bay area. Police, customs and agriculture officers raided a property where ganja was being cultivated. Several ganja plant [...]

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Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

| 02/02/2018
(CNS): A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of Omar Bailey on Saturday, 20 January, on Eastern Avenue in the central area of the capital, police have confirmed. The young man from George Town, who remains in custody, is the second person to be arrested in the first [...]

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QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

| 02/02/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin was “provoked and humiliated” by Carlos Webster and his friends just before he gunned down his gang rival in a West Bay Road nightclub in September 2009, John Ryder QC argued on his behalf at a Grand Court hearing to decide how long Anglin’s life tariff should b [...]

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Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

| 31/01/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from George Town has been sentenced to eight years in jail for the possession of a shotgun. But Kevin Curtis Bowen, aka ‘Plantain’, evaded what could have been a much longer time in jail after attempted murder charges were dropped against him when he admitted hav [...]

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Man admits raping victim in home invasion

Man admits raping victim in home invasion

| 29/01/2018 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (24) from Bodden Town has pleaded guilty to charges of rape, aggravated burglary and theft in connection with a home invasion in the Prospect area of George Town. Solomon admitted the violent sexual attack, at knife point, on the woman in her home in September and that [...]

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Musician angered by release of suspect shooter

Musician angered by release of suspect shooter

| 25/01/2018 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Dexter Bodden has said he is angry and disappointed that the man he believes shot him has not been charged after he made it clear to the police that he is willing to give evidence in court about what happened and who his attacker was. The popular local musician said that he knows the [&hellip [...]

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Murder suspect bailed by police

Murder suspect bailed by police

| 24/01/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the man who was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murdering Omar Bailey (28) on Saturday night has been released. The RCIPS raised concerns about reprisals after a man was identified on social media as the killer. The 27-year-old George Town man was bai [...]

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Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

| 23/01/2018
(CNS): A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Jamaican man on Saturday night on Eastern Avenue, George Town. The victim, who is the first person to be murdered in Cayman this year, was 28 years old and lived in Cayman. He has still not been identified by police, thoug [...]

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Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

| 17/01/2018 | 64 Comments
(CNS): A man was treated in hospital this morning for a head wound sustained during a robbery in a car park on the West Bay Road. Police said that four men were in a parking lot north of the Galleria Roundabout shortly before 3:30am when two vehicles, which appeared to have been a sedan and a [&hel [...]

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Local musician critical after shooting

Local musician critical after shooting

| 16/01/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Dexter Bodden, a well-known local musician, is in hospital in critical condition after he was shot by a lone gunman outside his home in George Town yesterday evening. The police said that Bodden, who is also known as the Calypso Cowboy, had arrived at his house at the junction of Avon Way and [...]

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Police on the scene of George Town shooting

Police on the scene of George Town shooting

| 15/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police are at the scene of a shooting that happened at around 6:30 this evening on Eastern Avenue near to the junction of Avon Way. One man has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, a spokesperson from the RCIPS confirmed in a brief alert about the shooting. Eastern Avenue was partial [...]

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