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A look back at the year that was

The year 2018 was an eventful one for the Cayman Islands.

Wong fined $500 for car crash, fleeing scene

After 15 hearings in a case that spanned nearly five years, senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong was fined $500 and his driver’s license was suspended for two months on Wednesday for careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

Wong sentencing delayed again

The sentencing of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong was delayed again on Wednesday for one week.

Perjury claim delays Wong case

Senior Immigration Officer Garfield (Gary) Wong was scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday in relation to his convictions last month for careless driving and leaving the scene of the accident in the early hours of Dec. 27, 2013, after his truck was in a collision with a car on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Hibiscus Gardens.

Ministry: Wong stays in job after conviction

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Garfield “Gary” Wong will remain in his job for now, following two convictions on traffic-related offenses last week.

Wong guilty of leaving accident scene

Four years and eight months after Garfield (Gary) Wong was arrested on traffic charges, he was found guilty of careless driving and leaving the scene of the accident, but not guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Garfield Wong verdict expected Aug. 22

Senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong appeared in Summary Court on Wednesday, when Magistrate Grace Donalds heard closing submissions in his trial for charges arising from a traffic accident on Dec. 27, 2013.

Garfield Wong trial adjourned again

Senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong had his trial adjourned again this week because the Crown counsel prosecuting his case had a matter in Grand Court.

Evidence concludes in immigration officer’s DUI trial

Evidence in the trial of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong concluded on Tuesday, with closing speeches scheduled for May 23.

Immigration officer’s DUI trial adjourned

The trial of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong continued on Tuesday, but had to be adjourned until April when a police officer did not attend, although a summons had been issued for him.

Wong challenges officer’s truthfulness

Senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong told the court on Wednesday that the police officer who gave evidence in his trial about a breathalyzer test was not the officer who administered the test to him after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Wong trial: Attorney claims ‘selective prosecution’

The trial of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong was adjourned on Thursday after defense attorney asked the Crown for further information and questioned why his client had been charged with traffic offenses when an accident reconstructionist had said that Wong was not at fault.

Senior immigration officer’s trial adjourned again

Senior immigration officer Garfield "Gary" Wong has had his Traffic Court trial adjourned again, this time until Aug. 29.

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