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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.
An immigration officer was sentenced to three-and-a-half months in prison Friday for a hit-and-run incident which caused the death of a 59-year-old cyclist.
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.
A 44-year-old man who hacked his estranged wife with a machete and then tried to poison her with weed killer was sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment on Thursday.
The Cayman Islands chiropractor who was sentenced last week for indecently assaulting nine female patients over a three-year period was allowed to operate a separate healthcare practice in the months after he was arrested and criminal charges were filed against him.
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear arguments next week concerning the sentences of Michelle Bouchard and Robert Aspinall, who are serving terms of imprisonment for theft.
Justice Alexander Henderson, whose retirement was announced in 2015, has returned to Grand Court. He is hearing arguments in cases where he was the presiding judge when a defendant was found guilty of murder.
A card game that erupted into violence led to a jail sentence of five and a half years for one of the players on Friday.
A prison term of seven years was reduced to five-and-a-half years following an appeal to the Grand Court on Friday by Donald Calvin Hooker.
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal reduced from 12 years to 10 the sentence imposed on Kenecia Melissa Millwood after she was found guilty of importing over six pounds of cocaine in 2014. Attorney Amelia Fosuhene argued successfully on Thursday that 12 years was manifestly excessive.
After admitting three residential burglaries in West Bay over a five-week period, Kenoi McCarval Smith was sentenced Monday to serve 41 months in prison.
Justice Alistair Malcolm sent out a warning on Friday when he sentenced Cory Godfrey Bowen to five years and three months’ imprisonment for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Tamara Olita Butler was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday for the October 2014 murder of her daughter Bethany, who was six years old. However, under new legislation, she may be eligible to apply for release in 26 years and 191 days.
A defendant who made a threat against a magistrate while in court cells was sentenced Monday to four months in prison, with a further 12 months’ suspended sentence.
A burglar who reached through a house window to steal a mobile phone in the middle of the night assaulted two women after he was caught in the act, a court heard.
For a robbery he committed when he was 17 years and eight months old, Michael Aaron Bush was sentenced last week to three years’ imprisonment.
A man with eight previous convictions for burglary was sentenced last week to a total of seven years, nine months for burglaries number nine, 10 and 11. Number nine was at a George Town home; the other two were at non-residential premises.
Two young men who pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary were sentenced to two years’ imprisonment last week.
The trial of Justin Ramoon and Osbourne Douglas for murder has been confirmed to start on April 18.
Convicted prisoners released on license after serving 60 percent of their sentence generally will be required to register with Cayman’s National Workforce Development Agency if they are not already employed upon their parole date.
A new system governing prison sentences in the Cayman Islands comes into effect Monday, replacing the former sentencing and parole guidelines. The changes were expected to take effect earlier this month, but were pushed back two weeks until Feb. 15.
The last of four men involved in the 2012 robbery of a courier outside BritCay House was sentenced last week. Tarrick Kevin Crawford was given a 12 months’ sentence, which the judge suspended for 12 months.