Tag: violent crime

Police seek help to find wanted man

Police seek help to find wanted man

| 15/01/2021 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is asking the public’s help to find a man caught on CCTV at the Esso gas station on Shamrock Road in Red Bay, where he is said to have assaulted another man in July last year. The unidentified man is wanted on suspicion of assault GBH in connection with an altercation during […]

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Christmas Eve murder suspect in jail

Christmas Eve murder suspect in jail

| 30/12/2020

(CNS): Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (20) from Prospect was remanded in custody by Magistrate Valdis Foldats on Tuesday, after making his first appearance in court following a charge for murder. Johnson is accused of killing Michael Aaron Bush (22) from West Bay during a fight outside a nightclub complex in the Strand Plaza in the […]

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Suspect charged in Christmas Eve killing

Suspect charged in Christmas Eve killing

| 29/12/2020

(CNS): A 20-year-old-man from George Town has been charged with the murder of Michael Aaron Bush (22) from West Bay following a fight outside a nightclub complex in the Strand Plaza in the early hours of Christmas Eve. He was arrested on suspicion of the killing at the weekend after he handed himself in to […]

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Man mugged by gang on George Town street

Man mugged by gang on George Town street

| 29/12/2020 | 47 Comments

(CNS): An elderly man was taken to hospital by police early Monday morning when he turned up at the George Town Police Station after falling victim to a street mugging. The man told officers that he had been assaulted and robbed by multiple men as he was walking in the Shedden Road area at around […]

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Police arrest suspect in Christmas Eve murder

Police arrest suspect in Christmas Eve murder

| 26/12/2020

(CNS) UPDATED SUNDAY: Police say that a man has been arrested on suspicion of the killing of 22-year-old Michael Aaron Bush, who was stabbed multiple times during a fight in the Strand Plaza car park on Christmas Eve. In a release early Sunday afternoon, the RCIPS said that at around 8:30 on Saturday evening, 26 […]

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Man killed in Christmas Eve stabbing

Man killed in Christmas Eve stabbing

| 24/12/2020

(CNS): Police have opened a murder inquiry after a 22-year-old man from West Bay died at the Cayman Islands Hospital this morning as a result of multiple stab wounds. The victim was found by emergency personnel, bleeding and unresponsive, in the parking lot of the Strand Plaza on Canal Point Road at around 2:20am on […]

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Speaker’s behaviour shameful, says magistrate

Speaker’s behaviour shameful, says magistrate

| 21/12/2020 | 180 Comments

(CNS): House Speaker McKeeva Bush is under home curfew after a magistrate suspended a short two month prison sentence and fined him $700 on Monday for his conviction for assault and disorderly conduct. Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn described his behaviour as reprehensible and said she needed to send a message to the community. Bush has also […]

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Cops tackle more street violence

Cops tackle more street violence

| 21/12/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Armed cops were caught on camera rounding up suspects in George Town early Saturday morning after more reports of fights and gun violence. Although the RCIPS has not revealed details of any specific arrests, officers were said to have responded to reports of gunfire at a bar on Dump Road and a serious brawl […]

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George Town man charged over gun assault

George Town man charged over gun assault

| 10/12/2020

(CNS): A 41-year-old man from George Town who is accused of pistol whipping another man near a bar in the industrial area early Sunday morning has been charged with a number of offences. The suspect, who was arrested Sunday, appeared in court Thursday charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an […]

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Protesters to call for MPs to oust speaker

Protesters to call for MPs to oust speaker

| 09/12/2020 | 167 Comments

(CNS): Protesters will gather outside the House of Parliament on Friday to demonstrate public outrage over the behaviour of Speaker McKeeva Bush and his failure to resign after admitting a violent assault on a female beach-bar manager. They will also be showing how they feel about MPs who have not held him to account. One […]

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Women stabbed in laundromat rumble

Women stabbed in laundromat rumble

| 17/11/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Two women were treated for serious stab wounds on Monday evening after a laundromat argument turned violent. Police are investigating the fight that took place at the facility on Kennedy Drive in George Town at around 7:45pm yesterday and resulted in both women, who are residents on the island, being badly injured. The women […]

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