CRIME AND COURTS
A 22-year-old man arrested last week in connection with a stabbing in East End appeared in court Friday charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm.
A visitor with relatives in Cayman was released on bail with a curfew on Monday after spending the weekend in custody for charges that included driving under the influence of alcohol and assaulting police.
A jury of five women and two men returned unanimous guilty verdicts on Tuesday in the trial of Gerald Jaleel Bush, 21, and Rico Roy Walton, 29, on three charges alleging possession of unlicensed firearms.
Police are investigating a report of two men being stabbed during an altercation in George Town early Saturday morning.
A 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of DUI following a single vehicle collision in West Bay early Saturday was charged with assaulting police after he allegedly kicked an officer.
Grand Court jurors in the July 4-Oct. 2 session are advised that the report date of Aug. 14 has been changed. Jurors should now report for duty on Aug. 15 at 9:45 a.m.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has not managed to hire more than nine new cadets in any local recruitment effort since 2014, leaving the growth planned within the police service over the next few years mostly dependent on the hiring of non-Caymanian officers.
Justice Francis Belle was expected to address the jury on Monday morning in the trial of two men who have pleaded not guilty to possession of unlicensed firearms.
Rupert Junior Spence appeared in Grand Court on Friday, when he pleaded not guilty to two counts of arson and one count of attempted arson relating to an incident in George Town last year.
Jurors in the current Grand Court are advised that they should not report on Monday, Aug. 13, but should report on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 9:45 a.m.