CRIME AND COURTS
Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, the two men charged in an animal cruelty case involving a dog named Dora, pleaded not guilty to five assorted offenses in Summary Court on Tuesday.
Cayman Brac artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes was charged with obscene publication on Monday in relation to his July arrest for refusing to remove a series of nude sculptures displayed on his property, which is publicly visible.
Three Jamaican nationals charged with importing more than 400 pounds of ganja into the Cayman Islands made their second court appearance Monday via videolink from Northward Prison.
The coroner’s inquest into the untimely passing of Rhonda Azan concluded on Friday, when the jury ruled unanimously that the case was a “death by misadventure.”
Magistrate Grace Donalds is expected to give her verdict on Thursday after hearing evidence in the trial of Javonnie Silburn, who is accused of shining a laser at a police helicopter.
An American citizen building a retirement home in Cayman Brac appeared in Grand Court on Friday when his trial for firearms charges was scheduled for April.
Jose Gonzalez Almonte, 47, was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment on Wednesday for handling three laptops, a drill and a watch that all turned out to be stolen.
Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a 31-year-old woman from Bodden Town Thursday morning on suspicion of corruption offenses.
When two new attorneys join the ranks of 744 other attorneys, the net increase is less than three-tenths of 1 percent.
Police arrested a 29-year-old woman from George Town on suspicion of dangerous driving following a motor vehicle collision on Monday morning, Oct. 9.