Carol Winker

Journalist

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ARTICLES BY CAROL WINKER

Murder appeal begins via video link

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal began its session earlier than usual on Wednesday, when attorneys for Osbourne Douglas and Justin D’Angelo Ramoon began their submissions.

Woman admits possessing 1.77 pounds of ganja

A woman charged in connection with 1.77 pounds of ganja pleaded guilty on Tuesday to simple possession of the controlled drug, but not guilty to possession with intent to supply.

Alleged fake NRA workers’ case sent to Grand Court

Three men who appeared in Summary Court last week accused of pretending to be National Roads Authority workers were formally advised on Tuesday that the charge of personating a public officer can be dealt with only in Grand Court.

‘Half sentence’ was right for robber, 15

If an adult using an imitation firearm had robbed the same small store twice in 31 days, he would have received a sentence of 16 years’ imprisonment after being found guilty by a jury.

Coach gets nine months for indecent assaults

Former sports coach Steve Anthony Smith was sentenced on Monday to nine months’ imprisonment for indecent assault against two teenage girls.

Beautician’s client paid $4,000 to fix skin damage

Trial continued on Friday for Zunilda Anaya Baldovino, who has pleaded not guilty to two charges of doing reckless and negligent acts.

Judge: Force used in robbery was excessive

The level of violence inflicted on a man who was robbed outside his home was “out of proportion” to what may have been necessary to steal items from him, Justice Marlene Carter said in passing sentence last week.

Shedden Road incident goes to Grand Court

An incident that closed Shedden Road last Tuesday night resulted in charges against two men, who were granted bail after appearing in Summary Court on Friday afternoon. The matter was transmitted to Grand Court, where the defendants will next appear on Friday, Nov. 23.

Indecent exposure charge adjourned

A man accused of indecent assault and indecent exposure last week remained in custody after his second appearance in Summary Curt on Tuesday.

Man charged with indecent exposure on Seven Mile Beach

A man arrested for indecent exposure was granted bail after appearing in Summary Court before Magistrate Angelyn Hernandez on Monday afternoon.

North Side playfield shows district teamwork

North Siders came together on Saturday, just as their representative predicted they would, and completed the first phase of giving their primary school students a proper playfield.

Man denies indecent exposure, assault

A man named after video footage was circulated on social media appeared in Summary Court on Thursday charged with indecent exposure and indecent assault.

Man guilty of wounding brother

Following a judge-alone trial in Grand Court, Clayburn Willie Ebanks was found guilty of wounding his brother in a fight captured on CCTV.

Four plead guilty to possessing 450 pounds of ganja at sea

Four Jamaican men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to possession of ganja after 454.41 pounds of the drug were seized after police intercepted their boat at sea.

Champion House case adjourned again

The case of Champion House, charged with failing to make pension contributions for employees, was adjourned again on Monday after counsel updated the court on progress, or lack thereof.

Wounded teenager lost sight in one eye

A young man hit in the head with a tree branch lost his sight in one eye as a result, Justice Roger Chapple heard earlier this month.

Charges withdrawn against man in ‘romantic triangle’

A man allegedly involved in “some sort of romantic triangle” had all charges against him withdrawn when he appeared in Grand Court on Friday.

Cayman ‘nothing like Texas,’ magistrate says

Dealing with an American tourist on Friday afternoon, Magistrate Angelyn Hernandez accepted the woman’s explanation for having ammunition without a firearms license, but told her that Cayman’s laws are very strict. Possession of ammunition alone, without a firearms license, can land a person in jail, she warned.

Judge queries package contents in resort robbery

The housekeeping manager at Morritt’s Resort was the first witness called in the trial of three men charged in connection with a robbery there on Christmas Eve last year.

Woman jailed after carrying drugs on plane to Brac

A woman “under pressure” to carry cocaine from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac was sentenced to two years, eight months in prison on Monday.
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