Tag: violent crime

Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

| 20/02/2017

(CNS): A George Town man was due in court Monday accused of hitting another man with a gun on Valentine’s Day night. Without evidence that the gun was real, the 20-year-old man has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm and common assault on a man sitting in a car. Police were [...]

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Police charge four in nightclub shooting

Police charge four in nightclub shooting

| 13/02/2017

(CNS): The police have now charged four people in connection with a shooting, believed to be a gang-related, outside a nightclub in the Seven Mile Beach area earlier this month. In what has been a successful investigation for the RCIPS in the ongoing gang violence, the courts remanded a West Bay [...]

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Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

| 09/02/2017

(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and assault GB in connection with the shooting outside the Fete nightclub on the West Bay Road at the weekend. The RCIPS said that a 29-year-old woman, also from West [...]

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Brothers charged in police assault case

Brothers charged in police assault case

| 09/02/2017

(CNS): Two brothers from East End involved in an alleged altercation with police on Monday have been charged with threatening and assaulting officers. Aaron and Jaron Solomon, aged 28 and 31, appeared in court Wednesday, facing several counts relating to an operation by police to recover an ille [...]

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Cops meet violence when seizing illegal bike

Cops meet violence when seizing illegal bike

| 07/02/2017

(CNS): Police officers executing a warrant at an East End address to seize a suspected illegal motorbike met with significant resistance from two men, who have now been arrested on a catalogue of charges. When officers arrived Monday with a search warrant at a house on John McLean Drive looking [...]

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Women punched in George Town street robbery

Women punched in George Town street robbery

| 30/01/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police have charged a 30-year-old man from Bodden Town with robbery and drug-related offences after a street mugging in George Town, in which a woman was punched in the early hours of Saturday morning. The robbery happened on Harbour Drive near Elmslie Memorial Church at around 1:15am a [...]

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Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

| 16/01/2017

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from East End has been charged with grievous bodily harm after he allegedly attacked a woman with a machete during a row over an iPad. Roland Welcome was remanded in custody after his case was transmitted to Grand Court following an appearance in Summary Court Monday. Wel [...]

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Suspect bites cop during arrest

Suspect bites cop during arrest

| 16/01/2017

(CNS): Police management raised concerns Monday about the abuse and violence police officers endured over the weekend while carrying out arrests in the wake of three separate incidents. Suspects accused of DUI, burglary and one wanted on a warrant were involved in assaults on five police officers [...]

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Woman fought off knife-wielding attacker

Woman fought off knife-wielding attacker

| 12/01/2017 | 30 Comments

(CNS): A woman was attacked by a person armed with a knife on Tuesday morning in the grounds of her own apartment complex. An RCIPS spokesperson said that patrols in the Shores area of West Bay, where the crime took place, have been increased and police are asking residents to be vigilant. Accor [...]

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Landlord threatens tenant with machete

Landlord threatens tenant with machete

| 12/01/2017

(CNS): A 45-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with causing fear or provocation of violence and possession of an offensive weapon after allegations that he threatened his tenants with a machete during a dispute about rent Monday night. Police said they were called to a disturbance on Get [...]

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Man wounded in 2nd Christmas shooting

Man wounded in 2nd Christmas shooting

| 27/12/2016 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS criminal investigation department has launched another investigation after a second man was shot this Christmas weekend. The 31-year-old West Bay man, who is now in the hospital in a critical but stable condition, was reportedly shot as he stood outside Super ‘C’s bar and res [...]

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