CRIME AND COURTS
Two people were ordered this week to pay $300 each in fines and costs after pleading guilty to unlawful gaming.
Police officers arrested two Bodden Town men on Tuesday for offenses involving ganja and gambling.
A woman who performed at KAABOO Cayman over the past weekend appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday, when she pleaded guilty to possession of a small quantity of ganja.
Three Jamaican nationals were found guilty on Friday after trial for importing 555.95 pounds of ganja into the Cayman Islands on Jan. 25, 2018.
Police seized a boat and arrested three men in the Breakers area Monday morning on suspicion of landing illegally in the Cayman Islands.
A man who pleaded guilty to overstaying 35 days was fined $205, the cost of a one-way ticket to his home country.
Evidence concluded late Friday in the trial of five immigration officers and two civilians charged with conspiracy to commit fraud against the government.
A cruise ship passenger arrested earlier this month in Grand Cayman had charges against her aired in Summary Court on Thursday afternoon. Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn ruled that the matter should go to Grand Court.
There was a time when wife-beating was rarely spoken of, rarely reported and rarely punished, but spouses and domestic partners are entitled to protection from violence just as strangers are, Magistrate Valdis Foldats said in a recent sentencing hearing.
A man facing four charges of burglary elected on Tuesday to have them all dealt with in Grand Court.