Tag: violent crime

Man stabbed during fight outside local shop

Man stabbed during fight outside local shop

| 15/01/2024

(CNS): One man has been treated for stab wounds to his back and chest, another has been arrested and a third is on the run following a fight outside a convenience store in Prospect over the weekend. At around 6:15pm on Sunday, the police were called to McRuss Grocery Store on Party Lane, where three […]

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Crime continued over Christmas weekend

Crime continued over Christmas weekend

| 27/12/2023 | 32 Comments

(CNS): There was no let up on the violence and street crime over the holiday weekend as police opened investigations into fights, shootings and robberies. The weekend trouble began in the early morning hours of Friday, 23 December, with a shooting in George Town resulting in a man being taken to hospital with multiple gunshot […]

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Crown: CCTV and DNA tie men to bank robbery

Crown: CCTV and DNA tie men to bank robbery

| 08/11/2023

(CNS): CCTV footage of Richard Andre Scott and Mark Alexander Beckett and DNA on the seats and handlebars of the bikes they used will leave the jury in no doubt that the pair are guilty of robbing customers at the Scotiabank branch in South Sound last June, the prosecution has said. As crown counsel Kenneth […]

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Armed muggers rob man at 7MB car park

Armed muggers rob man at 7MB car park

| 07/11/2023 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Two men, one armed with a gun and the other a knife, mugged a man in the Seven Mile Public Beach car park on Sunday night, the police have now confirmed. The street robbery topped a weekend of violent crime in which a couple were mugged and badly beaten on a street in West […]

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Man denies violent, threatening burglary

Man denies violent, threatening burglary

| 16/10/2023

(CNS): Michael Anthony Mendez (33) from George Town has pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated burglary and one of threatening to kill in connection with a violent break-in last month at the home of a woman he knew. Appearing in Grand Court on Friday morning, Mendez denied breaking into the home in Abbey […]

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Son gets 9½ years for brutal attack on mother

Son gets 9½ years for brutal attack on mother

| 06/10/2023 | 26 Comments

(CNS): In court on Friday, Jeffrey William Powery (39) received a sentence of nine and a half years for a brutal attack on his mother, Jolene Powery (57 at the time), at their West Bay home in December 2018. Powery had left his mother for dead after beating her into a coma when his undiagnosed […]

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Serial violent offender jailed for five years

Serial violent offender jailed for five years

| 15/08/2023 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man with a string of over 100 previous convictions who violently assaulted his nephew with a machete in January has been jailed for five years. Eladio Chesley Brown (54) badly wounded his nephew after the younger man came to the house to break up a violent argument between Brown and his […]

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Police seek witnesses to parking lot fight

Police seek witnesses to parking lot fight

| 14/08/2023 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A man underwent surgery early Sunday morning to treat a serious laceration to his arm that he sustained during a fight outside a bar on Shedden Road in George Town just after midnight. When police officers arrived at the scene, they found the injured man being helped in the parking lot outside the bar […]

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Court shows mercy to first time violent offender

Court shows mercy to first time violent offender

| 14/08/2023 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Jose Yamany Carter-Ramirez (25), who stabbed another man in the chest outside a George Town bar in December last year, was sentenced to just 15 months in jail after the court partially suspended a 23-month sentence. Carter-Ramirez, from West Bay, stabbed the victim after his girlfriend accused the man of an assault while they […]

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Son left mother for dead after psychotic episode

Son left mother for dead after psychotic episode

| 07/08/2023 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Jeffrey William Powery (39) appeared in court Friday for a long overdue sentencing hearing following his conviction for GBH wounding with intent in relation to a brutal attack on his mother in December 2018. Powery had left Jolene Powery for dead after beating her into a coma at her home in West Bay when […]

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Men accused of killing Robinson to go to trial

Men accused of killing Robinson to go to trial

| 26/06/2023

(CNS): Jonathan Alexander Woodhouse (28) from West Bay, Shaun Antonio Jackson (22) and Matthew Glasgow (26), both from Bodden Town, who are accused of murdering Randy Kelsey Robinson (37), will stand trial later this year. The three men have not yet formally pleaded guilty because of outstanding legal issues, but it was confirmed Friday that […]

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