Name: McKeeva Bush
District: West Bay West
Affiliation: Cayman Democratic Party
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
The Florida battery case against Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush was dropped last week due to insufficient evidence, according to documents obtained through the state’s open records law. Mr. Bush, 62, was arrested following a July 17 incident at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino in South Florida.
Three weeks after he was arrested at a Florida casino, House Speaker McKeeva Bush’s name has been cleared. This is welcome news, of course, for Mr. Bush and his family — but also for our country. And yet, we are certain there are those among us who are not cheering, who were hoping for a different outcome.
No charges will be filed against Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush in relation to allegations that he inappropriately touched a Florida casino waitress last month. Prosecutors in the State Attorney’s Office confirmed statements by Mr. Bush’s attorney Friday that no charges would be filed.
Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush will not have a misdemeanor battery charge brought against him following a July 17 incident involving a waitress at a Florida casino.
A Florida casino waitress told Seminole Police during an interview that she wanted to press charges against Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush because Mr. Bush “touched [her] body against her will,” records obtained by the Cayman Compass reveal.
Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush said late Friday that his arrest last week at a Florida casino was “wrongful,” but he apologized to the country for all the uproar it caused.