Carol Winker

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY CAROL WINKER

Dirt bike rider charged with reckless act

A man accused of “popping a wheelie” while riding a dirt bike has been charged with committing a reckless and negligent act.

Cashier stole from customer’s gift card

A young woman on a work permit asked that no conviction be recorded against her on Monday, but Magistrate Valdis Foldats decided that her offense was too serious for him to grant that request.

Man, 18, charged with attempted murder

Lyle Sampson Alexander Peart, 18, appeared in Summary Court on Monday charged with attempted murder, and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm as an alternative.

Bail withheld for firearm charges

Justin Gregory, 24, had bail withheld on Monday after he appeared in Summary Court for possession of unlicensed firearms.

Extradition ‘not unjust or oppressive,’ court finds

Rosemarie Bodden, formerly Delatorre, was bailed on Friday to await the governor’s decision to extradite her to Hawaii for trial on charges dating from 2006-2008.

Woman sentenced for killing boyfriend

Brianna Michelle Watler was sentenced on Thursday to four and a half years imprisonment for causing the death of her boyfriend, Azzan Sherieff, on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.

Minister’s careless driving charge dismissed

A charge of careless driving against Finance Minister Roy McTaggart was dismissed in Traffic Court on Thursday after the Crown offered no evidence.

Six years for hammer attack on co-worker

After a jury found him guilty of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, Dain Dameon McPherson was sentenced on Wednesday to six years’ imprisonment.

Brac man in court over ammunition

A Cayman Brac resident appeared in Summary Court in Grand Cayman Tuesday, accused of being reckless or negligent while in possession of ammunition.

Court fines visitor $3,000 for drugs

A man who planned to be in Cayman for one day ended up in custody for five days after he was charged with drug offenses at Owen Roberts International Airport.

Wife stabbed suspected rival

Amil Regina Cotes-Incinosa was sentenced last week to 12 months’ imprisonment after admitting that she had stabbed a woman whom she believed was “hitting on” her husband.

Addict admits residential burglaries

A woman addicted to cocaine was sentenced on Thursday to three and a half years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to two residential burglaries.

Trial set for Christmas Eve cocaine robbery

A September trial has been set for three men accused of involvement in the cocaine robbery at Morritt’s Tortuga Resort in East End on Dec. 24 last year.

Bail denied in robbery case

Bail was denied on Friday, June 8, for 19-year-old Azeem Delano Burton, who pleaded guilty in Grand Court to a charge of robbery, but denied stealing all of the items alleged.

Three and a half years for child pornography

Pierre Pavlov Rameau, former lecturer at University College of the Cayman Islands, was sentenced on Thursday to three and a half years imprisonment for possession of child pornography.

Coroner’s jury returns 4 verdicts of misadventure

Four people killed in a two-car collision in East End last year died by misadventure, a Coroner’s Court jury determined on Thursday after an inquest that lasted three days.

Jury hears excessive speed caused East End road fatalities

An inquest into four deaths began on Tuesday, with a Coroner’s Jury hearing evidence that excessive speed caused a collision in which three tourists and one resident were killed in East End last year.

Visitor’s ganja was not medicinal

A visitor to Cayman who told Customs officers that the ganja in his luggage was for medicinal purposes was ordered to pay $1,000 after entering guilty pleas in Summary Court on Monday.

Man falsely claims to have killed his wife

A man who called 911 and said he had killed his wife was sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty to making a false report of a commission of an offense.

Child pornography sentencing put off again

Former UCCI lecturer Pierre Pavlov Rameau had his sentencing adjourned again when he appeared in Grand Court on Thursday for possession of child pornography.
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