CRIME AND COURTS
Lead counsel Jacob Hallam set the tone for three other defense attorneys when he spoke on behalf of Malik Mothen and called the Crown’s case speculation and theory about what happened on the night of Feb. 3-4 when two men were assaulted and shots fired outside a West Bay Road nightclub.
Cayman Crime Stoppers will expand the subjects of its various crime “tips” to include things like illegal dumping, neighborhood nuisances, immigration offenses and even matters concerning illegal importation.
The Crown’s case against four people was summed up on Friday by Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran, who described events in which two men were assaulted and shots were fired outside a West Bay Road premises.
Patience. Persistence. The ability to talk to people, keep appointments and plan ahead. These are skills that can help anyone succeed in almost any aspect of their life.
Police announced that on Friday they will begin “Operation Winter Guardian,” their annual campaign to crack down on drunk driving and other traffic offenses.
Five bullets of unknown caliber were found in a bathroom in the Layman E. Scott High School in Cayman Brac Monday evening.
A man who was found covered in blood from his head to his torso Tuesday night had been assaulted by another man in central George Town, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.
An airline passenger traveling from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman was arrested with about two pounds of cocaine Monday morning, shortly after his arrival at Owen Roberts International Airport.
Former customs officer Floyd Vashni Bush received suspended sentences on Tuesday after pleading guilty earlier this year to unrelated charges of evading customs duty and assault.
Liquidators of a hedge fund that collapsed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis scored a major victory last month, when the London-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ruled that payments the fund made to investors after it was already insolvent were unlawful.