Arrests made in two killings
arrested a man in connection with the killing of a Jamaican security guard
during a Friday afternoon raid.
raid occurred just after 4pm at a home on Rennie Ebanks Road just off North
West Point Road in West Bay.
officers with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Uniform Support Group surrounded
the home and broke in both the front and back doors to make sure the location
team of plainclothes detectives later found the suspect while searching the
man was not identified, but he was arrested on suspicion of murder in
connection with Wednesday’s killing of 25-year-old Alrick Peddie.
raid was just one of several police made Friday afternoon in response to a
spate of violence that has left four dead and several others wounded in the district.
said two men were arrested on firearms charges near the West Bay fire station
earlier in the day. At least two other men were brought to the West Bay police
station on unspecified charges Friday afternoon.
By the end of the day, officers said they had arrested a second man in connection with Mr. Peddie’s death.
A third man, a 29-year-old, was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with Thursday’s shooting of Damion Ming.
Police also said charges had been filed in connection with another shooting that occurred outside a house on Templeton Avenue in George Town in early March. No one was hurt in that incident, but several cars and the house itself were peppered with bullets.
The three men charged with attempted murder in the shooting are: 27-year-old Luis Robert Verona, 29-year-old Sven Brett Connor, and 25-year-old Mark Anthony Seymour.
Verona and Connor were in police custody and expected to appear in court next week.
Seymour was charged in absentia and is actively being sought by police.