Tag: violent crime

Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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Two people mugged in WB hours apart

Two people mugged in WB hours apart

| 07/06/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating two separate street robberies that happened in West Bay less than ten hours apart but appear to have been perpetrated by different people. The first of the two muggings happened off Rosett Close in the Mount Pleasant area at about 4:45pm Thursday, when a lone robber took a woman’s bag at […]

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Crown accepts plea from man who attacked mother

Crown accepts plea from man who attacked mother

| 04/06/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Prosecutors have accepted an admission by Jeffrey William Powery (33) that he seriously assaulted his mother with intent to do her harm in a violent incident in December at her West Bay home. The crown had originally charged Powery with attempted murder but he had denied trying to kill Jolene Powery, while admitting GBH […]

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Cops assaulted during GT arrest

Cops assaulted during GT arrest

| 27/05/2019

(CNS): Two Royal Cayman Island Police Service officers ended up in hospital Monday after they arrested a 19-year-old man who then became verbally and physically aggressive towards the officers and resisted arrest. During the struggle a watch that one of the officers was wearing was damaged and both officers received non-life-threatening-injuries. The police officers were […]

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Man attacked with machete on home doorstep

Man attacked with machete on home doorstep

| 21/05/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man who answered a knock on the door of his home Sunday evening was assaulted with what he believed was a machete by a masked man on the other side of the door. Police responded to the report of the attack at around 9pm and learned that as the victim opened […]

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West Bay woman denies stabbing charges

West Bay woman denies stabbing charges

| 20/05/2019

(CNS): Arthurlyn Diane Ebanks (49) from West Bay has denied stabbing another woman during a violent encounter in the district earlier this month. When she appeared in Grand Court Friday, Ebanks pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent in connection with an altercation at around 2:00am on Saturday, 4 May, close to Kelly’s Bar on […]

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West Bay man denies violent home invasion

West Bay man denies violent home invasion

| 07/05/2019

(CNS): Ryan Ebanks (40) from West Bay has denied a list of serious charges in connection with a violent home invasion in the district earlier this year. In Grand Court Friday, he pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated burglary, robbery and wounding with intent at a house on Mona Lisa Way at around 10pm […]

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Two men stabbed during Saturday night fight

Two men stabbed during Saturday night fight

| 05/05/2019

(CNS): Two men were stabbed during a fight on Saturday evening in downtown George Town. The Royal Cayman Island Police Service said Sunday morning that the men were both recovering in hospital and that two other men were in police custody, having been arrested in connection with the incident. Police said the altercation took place […]

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Teenage girl dodges jail in stabbing case

Teenage girl dodges jail in stabbing case

| 29/04/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old girl was given a second chance by a Grand Court judge on Friday when he suspended a 15-month jail term in connection with a violent altercation with another woman whom she stabbed last September. The court heard how the teenager, who cannot be named because of a court order, was threatened several times […]

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Dive shop attacker jailed for 9 years

Dive shop attacker jailed for 9 years

| 22/04/2019 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Jaron Solomon (29), from East End, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for a violent attack on his girlfriend at a dive shop in the district in the summer of 2017. Solomon had initially denied charges of attempted murder in connection with the frenzied assault in July 2017 at Ocean Frontiers, where […]

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