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Two men, one apparently carrying a firearm, broke into a store in Party Lane in George Town Thursday night, police reported.
Javier Howell, 26, pleaded guilty on Friday to possession of an unlicensed firearm, six rounds of ammunition and 123 grams of cocaine with intent to supply.
Police seized a Walther .380 semiautomatic handgun during a search of a residence in West Bay Tuesday morning.
A husband and wife in custody since last Wednesday appeared in Summary Court Monday, when the woman was granted bail on firearm charges and the man was remanded in custody.
Kayla Powery Hewitt was given a suspended sentence Thursday on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm related to a shooting outside Fete Night Club in February of last year.
Four people have been arrested in the past week attempting to sneak illegal drugs past Cayman Islands customs officials, the agency reported Monday.
Kenneth Sitaram, 25, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm that was found in the car he was driving after police were called to an incident in George Town last week.
John Brandon Smith appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday, when he elected to have firearm charges against him tried in Grand Court. The unlicensed handgun and 12 rounds of ammunition were found by police in the South Sound home of a local businessman on May 2.
Police responded to Northward Prison after it was reported that a visitor brought a gun into a prison checkpoint area.
Police made two more arrests Friday in connection with a Feb. 4 shooting outside Fete Nightclub that resulted in two injuries. A 19-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, both from West Bay, were detained on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and attempted murder.
A modified flare gun was seized during a police search at an East End home Wednesday. Police said officers executed a search warrant on John McLean Drive in the district, recovering a modified flare gun along with one live round of ammunition.
A judge on Tuesday sentenced Jose Guadalupe Sanchez to 14 years in prison for two counts of gun possession.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service seized its 15th illegal firearm during an operation in George Town on Friday.
Osbourne Wilfred Douglas was sentenced to 34 years’ imprisonment and his brother, Justin D’Angelo Ramoon, was sentenced to 35 years for the execution-style murder of Jason Charles Powery, 20, in 2015.
Gun crime is the “scourge of the Caribbean,” a judge warned as she sentenced a 23-year-old man to six years’ imprisonment for pointing an imitation firearm at police officers.
Two people arrested in Windsor Park last Tuesday for possession of approximately 100 pounds of ganja appeared in Summary Court on Friday morning. At 4 p.m., another defendant arrived, facing the same charge plus possession an unlicensed firearm.
Justice Charles Quin found three men not guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and then sentenced them for the ganja in which the firearm had been found.
A witness who acquired a gun for protection after giving evidence in a murder trial was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for possessing an unlicensed firearm. Justin Alvin Ebanks was subject to the mandatory minimum sentence of seven years after pleading guilty to possessing an unlicensed pistol and ammunition.
A West Bay man and woman have been charged in connection with the robbery of Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry nearly a year ago. The man, 31, has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm. The woman, 38, has been charged with robbery.
Randy James Parchment pleaded guilty in Grand Court Friday to charges of possessing an unlicensed firearm and 50 rounds of ammunition.
Firearms charges against Randy James Parchment were committed to Grand Court on Monday after the defendant elected to have his matter heard in the higher court.
A senior Cayman Islands immigration officer, accused of harboring an illegal immigrant, was among five people arrested during a police raid Thursday morning in Savannah.
Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers arrested a Cayman Brac customs officer on suspicion of possessing an unlicensed firearm after a search of the man’s home Tuesday recovered the weapon, police said.
Royal Cayman Islands Police have made quick arrests in a string of violent incidents that occurred around Grand Cayman since the start of August.
Shots were fired at a George Town apartment early Tuesday, but no one was hurt, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
Two undocumented immigrant Jamaican nationals charged with robbing a money transfer business in Bodden Town earlier this month were being harbored at a local address, Royal Cayman Islands Police detectives confirmed Monday.
A Grand Court jury on Tuesday found Tonie Elford Bush, 46, not guilty of possessing a Remington shotgun for which he had no license.
A Grand Court jury began hearing evidence on Wednesday in the case of Tonie Elford Bush, who has pleaded not guilty to possession of an unlicensed firearm.