Tag: violent crime

Man seriously wounded in stabbing

Man seriously wounded in stabbing

| 13/09/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Strand Plaza entertainment complex off the West Bay Road was the location of yet another violent incident this weekend, which resulted in a young man being taken to hospital with serious stab wounds. Police said they responded to a report at around 12.30am on Sunday, 12 September, and found a 25-year-old man from […]

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Man wounded in West Bay shooting

Man wounded in West Bay shooting

| 11/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS) Police are investigating a shooting that happened late last night in West Bay, after a month long reprieve in local gun violence. According to a short press release from the RCIPS, a 23-year-old man from the district was shot in the pelvis on Friday around 11pm. Police were called to the scene on Reverend […]

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Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

| 03/09/2021

(CNS): Ezekiel Carter (36) from George Town pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder, five charges of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed gun when he appeared in Grand Court Friday via video link from HMP Northward. Carter is accused of being one of two men involved in a mass shooting at […]

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Johnson guilty of murder in Christmas Eve stabbing

Johnson guilty of murder in Christmas Eve stabbing

| 02/09/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (21) was found guilty on Thursday of the murder of Michael Aaron Bush (22) in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2020 at a nightclub complex in the Strand Plaza. Johnson had denied murdering Bush, claiming he had stabbed him in self-defence during an altercation outside the entertainment complex. […]

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Ex-footballer found guilty of violent rampage

Ex-footballer found guilty of violent rampage

| 30/08/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (31), a former member of the Cayman Islands national football squad, was found guilty on Friday of a long list of charges relating to a violent, drunken rampage against three women last September. It took a jury just less than two hours to find him guilty of nine counts, which included […]

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CI footballer accused of violent attack on 3 women

CI footballer accused of violent attack on 3 women

| 23/08/2021

(CNS): Just before his trial opened in Grand Court on Thursday, Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (31), a former member of the Cayman Islands national football squad, pleaded not guilty to 13 charges relating to an alleged booze-fuelled, violent rampage against three women last September. Outlining the case against Ebanks, crown prosecutor Scott Wainwright told the jury […]

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Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

Two men arrested in Vic’s bar killing

| 17/07/2021

(CNS): Updated Monday: Police have revealed that a 35-year-old man from George Town had already been arrested on 15 July on suspicion of murder in relation to the fatal shooting incident at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive on 9 July. The RCIPS released the information at the weekend after the press release on Friday revealing […]

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Second GTC shooting victim dies

Second GTC shooting victim dies

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): Eldon Charles Walton, one of the victims in the Martin Drive shooting on 1 July, has died. Police confirmed that the 55-year-old George Town man was receiving treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital when he passed away suddenly Friday morning. While no one has yet been charged with murder in relation to either the […]

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Cops work on tracking down witnesses

Cops work on tracking down witnesses

| 14/07/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that “very few parties have voluntarily come forward with information” on the two recent murders in George Town, in which two men were killed and eight other people wounded in a spate of gun violence. But police are doing the work to track down those who were present at the […]

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Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

| 12/07/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has appealed to those responsible for the recent “shocking outbreak of gun violence” to stop the “bloodshed” and “senseless acts of violence”, as he spoke about the grief of those who have lost loved ones, calling on his own experience. In a televised address broadcast on CIGTV, he urged those who […]

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Police arrest one and step up armed patrols

Police arrest one and step up armed patrols

| 09/07/2021 | 121 Comments

(CNS): Police conducted an operation in Prospect Friday afternoon and arrested a 35-year old man from George Town on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with home invasion on Adonis Drive, West Bay, last month where a man was shot. Police have confirmed that no shots were fired, despite reports of this being widely circulated […]

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