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Dealing with paedophilia

Dealing with paedophilia

| 22/06/2017 | 16 Comments
‘Reality Strikes’ writes: Errington Webster is the latest in a recent spate of paedophiles brought to justice, but we know from Marl Road gossip and knowledge of the wider world that there are many more out there. In every country there are adults, mostly men, who find children sexually [...]

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Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

| 21/06/2017 | 149 Comments
(CNS): A group of local activists are making a bid for a people-initiated referendum to stop government from granting permanent residency to the backlog of applicants until the more than 1,200 unemployed locals and the 600 new graduates expected to hit the job market this year have found work. Worri [...]

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Latest stolen car taken from school car park

Latest stolen car taken from school car park

| 22/06/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): With cars now being stolen on an almost daily basis, the latest report from the police is that a white 1999, four-door Honda Civic, registration 161 406, was taken sometime before 4am today (Thursday 22 June) from outside Cayman Prep and High School off Walkers Road, George Town. The police [...]

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Regulating the number of taxi drivers

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

| 22/06/2017
How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? [...]

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Police still looking for home invaders

Police still looking for home invaders

| 21/06/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Despite arresting three men, including a teenager, in the wake of a violent home invasion in Patrick’s Island early Saturday morning, police are appealing for more information after bailing those suspects. As the probe continues into the aggravated burglary, in which a man and a woman w [...]

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Cop patrols aim to stop burglars ahead of break-ins

Cop patrols aim to stop burglars ahead of break-ins

| 21/06/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): As the RCIPS continues efforts in the crime crackdown, another 26 people were arrested over the long weekend, several of whom were suspects attempting to break into various premises or equipped for burglary. Aiming to intercept would-be burglars before they get inside the targeted properties, [...]

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Cocaine haul washes up on BT beach

Cocaine haul washes up on BT beach

| 21/06/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Police have destroyed around 23 kilograms of cocaine after the drugs washed up on a Bodden Town beach on Sunday. The package that contained the drugs, which would have had a street value in excess of $2 million, was found by a resident at around 9:00 that morning as they visited the beach. O [...]

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Thieves take BMW marked ‘For Sale’

Thieves take BMW marked ‘For Sale’

| 21/06/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves helped themselves to a blue BMW yesterday afternoon that was parked near a George Town roundabout and advertised ‘For Sale’. The car was reported stolen just after 1:30pm Tuesday (20 June) from the Red Bay roundabout. The missing car is a 2007 Blue BMW 320 series, regi [...]

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Cayman’s first solar farm commissioned

Cayman’s first solar farm commissioned

| 20/06/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Calling the event historic, CUC president and CEO Richard Hew, along with project and government representatives, officially commissioned Cayman’s first solar farm Tuesday, 20 June at CUC’s facility in Bodden Town, which is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 800 ho [...]

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Webster guilty on all four counts

Webster guilty on all four counts

| 20/06/2017 | 92 Comments
(CNS): Errington Webster (55) was found guilty Tuesday on all four counts relating to a sexual assault on a teenage girl. The former firefighter and one-time political hopeful was remanded in custody immediately after the verdict, as Justice Charles Quin said the charges on which Webster was found g [...]

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BT man charged with grocery store stick-up

BT man charged with grocery store stick-up

| 20/06/2017
(CNS): The 25-year-old man who was arrested following an armed robbery at a grocery store in Bodden Town was expected in court Tuesday after police charged him over the weekend with robbery, possession of an imitation firearm, threats to kill and a reckless and negligent act. The man is accused of h [...]

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