Six charged with gaming offences

Three men and three women appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday charged with various offences under the Gaming Law.

The alleged offences occurred on 16 July at a George Town residence.

Olga Celina Cardona, 22, was charged with using a place as a common gaming house; permitting a place of which she was the occupier to be used as a common gaming house; unlawful possession of lottery tickets; and unlawfully receiving, directly or indirectly, monies connected to a public lottery.

Ina Bernella Ramos, 50, was charged with permitting a place of which she was the owner to be used as a common gaming house; unlawful possession of lottery tickets and unlawful receiving of monies.

Dinia Urbina, 26, and Jorge Orlando Bodden-Padilla, 25, were charged with being found at a common gaming house.

Urbina faced additional charges of unlawful possession of lottery tickets and unlawful receiving of monies.

Kertis Saunders, 29, is accused of escaping a common gaming house on the occasion of it being entered by officers of the Royal Cayman Islands Police in the execution of their duties pursuant to the Gambling Law.

Tony Adolfo Carter, 26, is charged with committing an act of lawful gaming – betting (buying) in or at a common gaming house. He also faces a charge of unlawful possession of lottery tickets.

No details of the incident leading to the charges were given in court.

Magistrate Margaret Ramsay-Hale set the matters for mention again on 8 February.

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