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Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

| 23/08/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican national who is on the run from the law in that country appeared in the local summary court, Tuesday, charged with illegal landing, and has been remanded in custody. OBrien Ellis, who is from Westmoreland, is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Jamaica as he is suspected of m [...]

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Running toilet led police to loaded gun

Running toilet led police to loaded gun

| 22/08/2017
(CNS): A jury heard that police found a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson revolver because of a running toilet cistern, during a bust in Savannah last year, as the crown opened its case against Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), Tuesday, for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The local man has pl [...]

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DoE officers save another turtle from poachers

DoE officers save another turtle from poachers

| 22/08/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two of the Department of Environment’s (DoE) conservation officers were in action again last week saving a female green sea turtle from poachers. The turtle was discovered by Chadd Bush tied up on her back in the bushes in the Sand Hole area of West Bay, on Wednesday night, the DoE stated. [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force in and around Rum Point, Sunday, patrolling the area to clamp down on anti-social behaviour, they said. Officers also set up a roadblock near the Frank Sound Road-Bodden Town Road junction in an effort to address other issues such as drinking and driving, drug misuse, [...]

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Local cancer data on men still falling short

Local cancer data on men still falling short

| 22/08/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is still battling to collect the data it needs to better understand the local prevalence rates to help develop strategies to mitigate the risks associated with the disease. Although the register has seen an impressive monthly increase of 50% in the number [...]

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GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

| 22/08/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): George Town Primary School’s PTA is still around $53,000 short of making their five-year project to create a performing arts centre for students a reality. The PTA and the school’s principal, Marie Martin, have been working with the education ministry and private sponsors on the c [...]

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Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 28-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and dangerous driving after he crashed his car into a pick-up truck on Bodden Town Road, Sunday evening, after he careered through a police roadblock. The man was driving a Jeep Wrangler and he had already had a minor [...]

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Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

| 21/08/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old local woman from West Bay admitted killing her friend in a North Side crash more than two years ago when she appeared in court, Monday, for trial. Anastasia Watson had pleaded not guilty to killing Kimberly Bush (23) as a result of dangerous driving in the early morning hours of [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which a Jamaican man, in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials said the arrest was a “successful joint tactical operation” after immigration officer [...]

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Case against indecent intruder hangs on DNA

Case against indecent intruder hangs on DNA

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): The crown’s case against a West Bay man who prosecutors say entered a Seven Mile Beach condo in the middle of the night and indecently assaulted a woman when he made her hold his penis as he masturbated by the side of her bed, depends on DNA. The woman, who was visiting the Cayman [&hel [...]

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