Entries tagged 'crime'
The following 34 entries have been tagged using the term crime. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.
Murders in Guernsey
Although murder is rare on Guernsey and in the Channel Islands in general, there have been several notable cases over the years, one of which led to the very last hanging for murder on Guernsey.
Guernsey Police makes the world’s first underwater arrest
A Guernsey Police diver arrested a man who was spotted collecting ormers while fully submerged near Castle Cornet
The court considered a Guernsey porn dealer’s testimony
A London porn dealer who lived in Guernsey testified against the police.
The papers were excited by a Guernsey execution
Guernsey carried out its first execution in almost 20 years in November 1830.
Sark’s vineyards were vandalised
Almost half of the 100,000 vines on Sark were damaged overnight.
A hospital worker stood accused of murder
When a man tried to kill his wife, a hospital worker who intervened ended up killing the culprit.
A man “disappeared” from a Guernsey ferry
James Pitt had been due to appear in court when he "went missing" on the ferry.
Missing girl, Jetta, was found on Guernsey
Jetta had been taken to Guernsey by her aunt who had said she was taking her to school
Oliver Reed was jailed in Guernsey
The actor had broken a window at the Duke of Normandie hotel
A royal visit… of sorts
The Royal Family had a habit of turning up in Guernsey unannounced during the reign of Queen Victoria.