Tag: violent crime

Teenager denies WB beach mugging

Teenager denies WB beach mugging

| 26/03/2019

(CNS): Joshua Bush (18) pleaded not guilty to robbery on Friday, when he appeared in Grand Court in connection with a mugging at the West Bay Cemetery Beach last summer. Bush has denied being one of three people who attacked a man walking near the beach at around midnight on 7 July. The robbers reportedly […]

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Two men arrested after violent home invasion

Two men arrested after violent home invasion

| 12/03/2019

(CNS): Two West Bay men have been arrested in relation to a violent home invasion in the district last week in which the victim was chopped in the head with a machete. A 53-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Monday, 11 March) on suspicion of aggravated burglary, and a 40-year-old man was arrested today for unspecified […]

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Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

Charges in murder case challenged by lawyer

| 28/02/2019

(CNS): Charges against a young West Bay man for murder have been called into question by his defence attorney, who applied for a dismissal hearing after telling the court that the crown had presented “no evidence” to indicate his client was the killer. “I don’t know why we are here,” Crister Brady said when he […]

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GT men deny charges over violent attack

GT men deny charges over violent attack

| 27/02/2019

(CNS): Marvin Watson (39) and Ernie Ramoon (46) are scheduled to stand trial in June after denying serious assault charges in relation to a violent incident near a George Town bar in October, where one man was reportedly knocked over by a car and attacked with a machete. When they appeared in Grand Court Friday, […]

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Men stabbed in Saturday night brawl

Men stabbed in Saturday night brawl

| 25/02/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fight on Saturday night which resulted in both men being stabbed, one of whom sustained serious injuries. Police said that at around 10:30pm on 23 February police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call about a serious assault in which a man had been attacked […]

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Victim critical after argument turns violent

Victim critical after argument turns violent

| 25/02/2019

(CNS): One man is in hospital in critical condition with a serious head injury and a second man is in custody after an argument between the two men turned violent in the early hours of Sunday morning, police have said. A 24-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in […]

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WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

| 06/02/2019

(CNS): A 26-year-old woman from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of assault GBH after a stabbing at a George Town bar early Wednesday morning. Police said that a man was stabbed, sustaining a serious injury to his chest, during an altercation with a woman known to him at the Cotton Club on Shedden […]

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Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: One man is in hospital and a second has now been charged after a fight at a home in George Town just before midnight on Wednesday. Police and the emergency medical services were dispatched to the residence on Watler’s Road following a report of an altercation between the two men, who were known […]

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Offender dodges jail but must pay $8K for stabbing

Offender dodges jail but must pay $8K for stabbing

| 24/01/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Committing a violent stabbing did not cost Duvon Morris (27) any jail time after he was convicted Thursday but it has cost him $8,000 to meet a compensation order for his victim, who was left with some $10,000 in lost earnings and medical expenses after he sustained three stab wounds in March 2017. The court […]

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Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

| 15/01/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a street robbery around 8:30pm on Friday on Sound Way in George Town. A man who was walking along the road was approached from behind by another man, assaulted and robbed of his wallet and other personal items. The mugger, who was described as a dark skinned slim […]

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East End man admits serious stabbing

East End man admits serious stabbing

| 15/01/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Javonnie Jamal Silburn (22) was remanded in custody Friday until a scheduled sentencing hearing in March after he admitted stabbing another man during an altercation in East End last summer. Silburn pleaded guilty to wounding with intent and carrying a knife after an incident at a yard on Sea View Road on the evening […]

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