Evidence and arguments concluded last week in the trial of Odain Lloyd Ebanks, charged with robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm. Mr. Ebanks had elected to be tried by judge alone and Justice Marlene Carter said she would hand down her verdict on Friday, Oct. 12.
Mr. Ebanks pleaded not guilty to robbery at the Czech Inn in Bodden Town on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
He also pleaded not guilty to other charges related to incidents that night: possession of an unlicensed firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, and possession of a prohibited weapon (pepper spray).
He was represented by attorney Amelia Fosuhene. The Crown’s case was presented by Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran.
Careless driving case
In other cases recently sent to the Grand Court, no pleas have been entered.
Roy Clivey Tamasa, charged with causing death by careless/dangerous driving, has been scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Oct. 26. His matter concerns the death of a pedestrian, Dr. Vary Jones-Leslie, on Owen Roberts Drive in the vicinity of the airport, on July 17, 2017.
Mr. Tamasa’s matter first came to Summary Court in February this year, with subsequent committal to the higher court. He is represented by attorney Richard Barton.
Tennis Club theft
Robert Todd Seward, charged with theft from the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, was set for mention again on Friday, Oct. 12. Mr. Seward, former manager and head professional at the club, was accused of stealing more than $100,000 between March 16, 2017 and Jan. 15, 2018. Other charges include forgery and uttering a false document. He is represented by attorney Prathna Bodden.
William Lindberg Glasgow, charged with the attempted murder of his wife on the night of July 4, 2018, was expected to appear in Grand Court on Wednesday, Oct. 3. His attorney is Ms. Bodden.
Matters set for next year include the trial of Erbin Tibbetts Jr. He has pleaded not guilty to the charge of being reckless or negligent while in possession of ammunition on or before Sept. 20, 2017 in Cayman Brac.
Mr. Tibbetts elected trial by jury and the matter has been set to start on April 1.