Carol Winker

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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ARTICLES BY CAROL WINKER

Too Many conch taken too many times

A man with a suspended sentence hanging over his head for illegally taking conch had that sentence activated when he committed two more sets of offences of the same kind.

Charge withdrawn for Christmas morning murder

On Friday the Crown offered no evidence against William Isaac Ebanks Romero, who had been charged with the Christmas morning murder of 29-year-old man Darrington Ebanks in West Bay.

Son admits injuring mother

Jeffrey William Powery, 32, pleaded guilty on Friday to intentionally causing grievous bodily harm to his mother in an incident that occurred in West Bay between 11 and 14 Dec.

Mixed verdicts in prostitution trial

In Grand Court on Wednesday, Justice Marlene Carter found Wayne Carlos Myles guilty of six charges relating to prostitution and not guilty to five other charges.

Grand Court dates set; charges include firearms, burglary, wounding

Justice Roger Chapple presided in Grand Court on Friday when various trial dates were set, along with mentions for the sentencing of several defendants who pleaded guilty to charges against them.

No jail time for employee thefts

A woman who stole money from two different employers received sentences on Tuesday that included an 18-hour curfew, the wearing of an electronic monitor and a suspended term of imprisonment, but no immediate custody.

Five years for beach cocaine robbery; drugs never recovered

Marvin Gregory Grant, 36, was sentenced on Wednesday to five years imprisonment for a robbery on the beach at Morritt’s Resort in East End on Christmas Eve, 2017.

Burglary included cups of soup

Peter Elmer Ebanks, 22, appeared in Summary Court on Friday charged with a residential daytime burglary committed the day before.

Loaded gun found in oven, court hears

A loaded handgun was found by police in the oven of a kitchen stove last week, Magistrate Angelyn Hernandez heard on Friday.

Charge in burglary of Further Education Centre

A charge of burglary has been laid against Meshach Vernal Ebanks, 26, in connection with a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre on Walkers Road.
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Illegal landers sentenced, boat forfeited

Three men who admitted landing in Cayman illegally were sentenced on Wednesday to serve 76 days’ imprisonment. They had been in custody 79 days since their arrest in Breakers on 18 Feb.

Three admit illegal landing

Three men pleaded guilty in Summary Court on Tuesday to charges of illegal landing under the new Customs and Border Control Law.

Man charged for firearm, burglary conspiracy

Carlos Jameel Bustillo, 21, appeared in Summary Court on Monday, when three charges against him were transmitted to the Grand Court for mention on Friday, May 17.

Judge sets Grand Court trial dates

Justice Marlene Carter presided in Grand Court on Friday, when she set trial dates for several defendants who have pleaded not guilty to the various charges against them.

Business owner charged with unlawful gaming

The owner of a retail store in George Town appeared in Summary Court last Tuesday charged with unlawful gaming.

Man sentenced to 39 months in jail for sexual assault

After a Grand Court jury convicted him of indecent assault, Corey Robert Dodge was sentenced this week to three years, three months imprisonment.

NEW: Tennis club manager gets 6 years 8 months for thefts

Robert Todd Seward was sentenced to 6 years, 8 months' imprisonment after pleading guilty to thefts and other financial crimes against the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, where he had worked as general manager and tennis pro for over nine years.

3 months for indecently touching child

Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn imposed a sentence of 12 weeks’ immediate imprisonment after finding a man guilty of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 13.

Community service ordered for doctor’s road death

A driver whose taxi struck and killed an arriving passenger at the airport was sentenced on Friday to perform 240 hours of unpaid community service.

Suspended sentence for teen stabbing

A teenager who pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding was sentenced last week to 15 months’ imprisonment, but that term was suspended after Justice Michael Wood heard arguments based on the defendant’s age.
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