George Roberto Ebanks, doing business as George Ebanks Consultancy and Bookkeeping, was sentenced on Monday to perform 120 hours of community service for the offenses of forgery and making a false representation.
The need for a trialwas averted on Friday when a former teacher’s aide pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting four girls who were students at a government primary school in 2014.At the time of the assaults, two of the girls were six years old, one was seven and one was 10.
A man accused of selling ganja to a cruise ship passenger has been temporarily banned from the waterfront in George Town. Devon Elmore Scott, 41, appeared in Summary Court on Wednesday before Magistrate Grace Donalds. He is charged with possession of 5.31 grams of ganja, selling 2.89 grams of the illegal substance and consuming ganja, all on Jan. 18.
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal concluded its spring session on Friday, dealing in two weeks with a list that included one civil matter and 17 criminal appeals. Two individuals abandoned their appeals, one had a case management hearing and one had his appeal against sentence allowed.
Leonard Antonio Ebanks, sentenced to 20 years for being an accessory after the fact to the 2008 murder of Frederic Bise, lost his appeal on Friday against that conviction and sentence. Ebanks had been charged with his cousin, Chad Anglin, for the murder of the Swiss banker.
A man who originally pleaded not guilty to charges of robbery in 2014 changed his mind on Friday and received a sentence of six years. The sentence is to be served concurrently with a term of eight years he is currently serving for a later offense.
Former Acting Fire Chief John Sidney Bodden was acquitted in January after trial on charges of careless driving and leaving the scene of the accident. Magistrate Philippa McFarlane later released her reasons for the decision, a copy of which the Cayman Compass has received.
When members of the Committee to Elect Edward Chisholm started their latest North Side beautification project, they found a pleasant surprise. Their project was the repainting of the concrete and wood fence that borders Jerald Smith Park on Hutland Road.
Cory Godfrey Bowen lost his appeal on Tuesday against a sentence of five years and three months for wounding with intent. The victim/complainant was a man with whom Bowen’s girlfriend had a relationship.
A man accused of rape and indecent assault had the charges transmitted to Grand Court when he appeared in Summary Court on Monday afternoon. The defendant, 38, of a West Bay address, is accused of committing the acts on Jan. 2.
Justice Paul Worsley ordered a woman to spend the night in Fairbanks Prison before placing her on probation last week for assault causing actual bodily harm to her 10-year-old son. The boy’s injuries included a fracture to his hand.
A Jamaican national who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import ganja into the Cayman Islands was sentenced last week to two-and-a-half years’ imprisonment. The time he has spent in custody since last August will be taken into account, Justice Paul Worsley directed.