Andrel Harris

Andrel Harris

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ARTICLES BY ANDREL HARRIS

Gold smuggling trial begin

The first count of money laundering alleges that between 27 May and 31 May of this year, all five defendants played varying roles in laundering 140 pieces of gold ranging in various shapes and sizes. The gold had a combined weight of 240 pounds and an approximate value of $4 million.

Moss, Watson and Webb charged with fraud

Charmaine Moss, Jeffrey Webb and Canover Watson are all jointly charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud CONCACAF (Confederation, North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football).

Cop arrested in bank burglary no longer with RCIPS

A police officer arrested in connection with a 2016 Royal Bank of Canada burglary is no longer employed with the RCIPS, a spokesperson for the police service confirmed.

Wall goes up near Public Beach

The number of open areas that provide a glimpse of Cayman’s beautiful turquoise waters along West Bay Road continue to decline as a concrete wall is being built adjacent to Seven Mile Public Beach.

Hurricane season ends

Residents in Cayman breathe a deep sigh of relief on Sunday, 1 Dec. as the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended.

Pastor on trial for forgery and uttering false documents

The trial of a pastor accused of forging the signatures of his fellow church members and submitting fraudulent documents is under way in the Grand Court.

Nadia Powery sentenced for stealing $400K

Nadia Miranda Powery has been sentenced to six years behind bars for stealing $400,000 from two employers.

Mosquito numbers expected to drop over Christmas

The Christmas season could bring with it fewer mosquitoes. Cayman’s rainy season, which coincides with the hurricane season, concludes at the end of November. Fewer showers coupled with cooler temperatures reduce mosquito breeding.

Man jailed for chopping woman over iPad

An East End man who chopped a woman over an iPad was sentenced to one year and nine months in prison. At the time of the incident, Roland Murphy Welcome was 26 years old and in a relationship with the woman.

Bryan: The people should know their options on same-sex marriages

George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan said he believed Cayman is still a far way off from being ready for independence. Bryan, referencing an article published in the Cayman Compass on 25 Nov. on the issue, said, “I hope that previous articles did not give the misconception that I am against any kind of same-sex relations or that I would go for independence as a result.”

Man sentenced for burgling four homes

A West Bay man who ransacked four homes during a spate of drug-fuelled burglaries was sentenced to five years and four months behind bars.

Man cleared of burglary charge

A man accused of breaking into a Prospect home has been acquitted of the charge. This after the prosecution offered no evidence Monday in Grand Court.

Gold smuggling trial sees further delays

The trial for five men on accused laundering millions of dollars worth of gold through Cayman has been delayed yet again.

George Town MLAs spread Christmas cheer

Sitting under a star-strung sky while enjoying the gentle Christmas breeze, six dozen people who attended a special Christmas celebration in Windsor Park on Saturday night were treated to lively upbeat renditions of timeless classics such as ‘Silent Night’ and ‘Away in a Manger’.

Same-sex marriage or independence?

The polarising topic of same-sex marriage took another turn on Friday when George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan questioned whether lawmakers should explore the option of cutting ties with the UK in the event that same-sex marriages are imposed on Cayman by way of an Order in Council from the British Parliament.

Police seek new recruits

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service launched its third and final recruitment drive for 2019 over the weekend.

Gold smuggling trial set to begin

The trial of five men accused of playing varying roles in laundering millions of dollars’ worth of gold through Cayman is set to begin in the Grand Court Monday.

Cayman regiment makes progress

An initial scoping exercise aimed at creating the Cayman Islands Regiment has begun.

Serial burglar awaits sentencing

A West Bay man who committed a drug-fuelled spree of burglaries in South Sound will have to wait until next week to learn his fate.

Powell, Terry get community service for handling stolen goods

Levi Ambrose Powell, 28, and Toria Angella Terry, 27, have been given suspended sentences after pleading guilty to two counts of handling stolen goods.
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