Tag: violent crime

Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

| 18/04/2018 | 132 Comments
(CNS): Seth O’Neil Watler broke down in court Wednesday and had to be assisted down the stairs to the cells after he was jailed by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal when the panel overturned a ten-month suspended sentence and replaced it with a year in prison. Watler pleaded guilty last October [...]

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Woman admits stabbing victim in WB assault

Woman admits stabbing victim in WB assault

| 16/04/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Amil Regina Cotes-Incinosa (40) admitted wounding a local woman during an altercation in West Bay on Birch Tree Hill Road in February. Cotes-Incinosa, who is currently on remand, pleaded guilty to wounding and carrying an offensive weapon when she appeared in Grand Court Friday. The crown ha [...]

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Jury makes quick decision in workplace ‘hammer’ case

Jury makes quick decision in workplace ‘hammer’ case

| 10/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): It took the jury less than one hour Tuesday to find Dain Damean McPherson (33) guilty of GBH following an attack on his supervisor at the supermarket where the men worked. The two men had engaged in an angry verbal altercation at the start of their shift at Foster’s Countryside last Se [...]

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Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

| 10/04/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A men fell victim to a gang of five or six muggers who made off with his cash and phone at around midnight on Sunday. Police responded to the report of the street robbery, which happened in the centre of George Town near to the junction of Rock Hole Road and Mary Street. During the [… [...]

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Man dodges jail following drunken assault

Man dodges jail following drunken assault

| 06/04/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A 23-year-old man from George Town has avoided going to jail despite hitting a woman in the face with a bottle during a drunken brawl. Hector Latrell Whittaker pleaded guilty to wounding on the morning of his trial in February and received a 17-month jail sentence Thursday, which was suspen [...]

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Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

| 08/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The police have now identified the victim of a fatal shooting Tuesday night. Dougmore Leroy Wright (44) from George Town was found dead in the street on Prospect Drive around 10pm after he was shot in what was believed to be a drive-by shooting. Police have not yet confirmed any of the detai [...]

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Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

| 09/02/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Police were pelted with stones in West Bay yesterday and one officer was struck twice in the head and face during a drug operation carried out at a home in the Boatswain Bay area. Police, customs and agriculture officers raided a property where ganja was being cultivated. Several ganja plant [...]

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Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

Cops make second arrest in George Town murder

| 02/02/2018
(CNS): A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the murder of Omar Bailey on Saturday, 20 January, on Eastern Avenue in the central area of the capital, police have confirmed. The young man from George Town, who remains in custody, is the second person to be arrested in the first [...]

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QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

QC: Gunman provoked in nightclub killing

| 02/02/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Devon Anglin was “provoked and humiliated” by Carlos Webster and his friends just before he gunned down his gang rival in a West Bay Road nightclub in September 2009, John Ryder QC argued on his behalf at a Grand Court hearing to decide how long Anglin’s life tariff should b [...]

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Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

Gunman evades harsher charge with guilty plea

| 31/01/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from George Town has been sentenced to eight years in jail for the possession of a shotgun. But Kevin Curtis Bowen, aka ‘Plantain’, evaded what could have been a much longer time in jail after attempted murder charges were dropped against him when he admitted hav [...]

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Man admits raping victim in home invasion

Man admits raping victim in home invasion

| 29/01/2018 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (24) from Bodden Town has pleaded guilty to charges of rape, aggravated burglary and theft in connection with a home invasion in the Prospect area of George Town. Solomon admitted the violent sexual attack, at knife point, on the woman in her home in September and that [...]

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