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.
Sentencing was adjourned on Monday for a former civil servant who pleaded guilty to theft and obtaining property by deception while serving as facilities administrator between 2011 and 2016. The total theft involved was more than $30,800.
Parents of students at the Edna M. Moyle Primary School met with members of the PTA executive committee on Thursday night to hear about plans for developing the school playing field after MLA Ezzard Miller complained government had not earmarked any funds for the project.
The second of two defendants charged with possession of unlicensed firearms told the court on Wednesday he denied putting guns under the “flip-flop” or “shoe” tree in South Sound, where two handguns were found shortly after midnight on June 25, 2017.
Gerald Jaleel Bush, on trial with Rico Roy Walton for possession of unlicensed firearms, continued giving evidence on Tuesday about events on the night of June 24-25, 2017, when the alleged offense took place.
A judge directed a jury to return not-guilty verdicts on two brothers charged with assaulting police after finding that police officers’ testimonies in the case were contradictory and that one of the defendants had not been arrested.
Trial began in Grand Court this week for two men charged with possession of firearms. Gerald Jaleel Bush and Rico Roy Walton are accused of being in possession of a Colt .45 loaded with six rounds of ammunition and a Trabzon 9mm handgun.
Anyone who reports an incident to the police has the right to receive updates on that report, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne said Thursday night during a public meeting at the Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre in North Side.