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Cayman will pay for inmate’s time in UK jail

Cayman will pay for inmate’s time in UK jail

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Officials have confirmed that the cost of housing Osbourne Douglas (30) in a British prison will be covered by the Cayman public purse and not by the UK government. Though the authorities have been tight-lipped about the transfer of Douglas to serve his 34-year term in England, CNS has learne [...]

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Burglary victims invited to view recovered loot

Burglary victims invited to view recovered loot

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The police are inviting people who have been the victims of break-ins to make an appointment to come and view the latest haul of stolen goods recovered after police carried out a search warrant last week and arrested a 47-year-old man. With a Grand Court judge recently describing burglary as [...]

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DoE urges caution over seaweed removal

DoE urges caution over seaweed removal

| 28/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Beachfront and tourism property owners are being urged to be cautious if they are removing Sargassum seaweed from the beach. According to the Department of the Environment, with the recent influx on Grand Cayman’s southern coasts, some owners are attempting to remove it but this can hav [...]

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Police catch suspected jewel thief

Police catch suspected jewel thief

| 28/06/2017
(CNS): Officers who responded to a report of a break-in at a North Church Street jewellery shop  just after midnight on Wednesday morning arrived just as the suspects were fleeing. As the police drove up to the George Town waterfront location, they saw three men running toward Rock Hole Road and a [...]

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Airport bid pushes out small businesses

Airport bid pushes out small businesses

| 28/06/2017
(CNS Business): Some of the small business owners that are currently running retail concessions at Owen Roberts International Airport believe they are being pushed out of the bids for the new space. The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has accused the airport authority of creating a [...]

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Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

Sellers need to transfer cars lawfully to avoid arrest

| 27/06/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): People selling vehicles are being warned that if they don’t properly transfer ownership, they could face arrest if the car is connected to a crime and their name is still on the papers. With the rise in stolen cars being used in burglaries and robberies, police recommend that once a sal [...]

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Cops track down stolen green honda

Cops track down stolen green honda

| 27/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The dark green Honda Civic that was stolen from Martin Drive in George Town was found by officers from Bodden Town Police Station Monday night. The police discovered the car in the area of Belford Estates just after 7:15pm. The RCIPS said the car is currently in police possession as they lo [...]

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Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

| 27/06/2017
(CNS Local Life): Jamal Walton has bagged Cayman’s first gold medal of the Island Games, after a comfortable win in the 200m, Monday, 26 June. The local sprinter crossed the line in 21:55, well clear of Tyler Johnson from Jersey, who took silver, and Jerai Torres from Gibraltar, who took bronze. T [...]

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Mother convicted over child beating

Mother convicted over child beating

| 27/06/2017 | 59 Comments
(CNS): A woman who beat her son so badly with a belt and a broom that she broke his arm was given a suspended sentence of sixteen months by a Grand Court judge, following her conviction Friday. Miriam Cruz de Jackson pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm but insisted she had not inten [...]

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‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

| 26/06/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): There is now an “insatiable appetite” for guns among those immersed in local gang culture, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton said after officers recovered two more handguns that were being smuggled onto the island at the weekend. Less than 48 hours after a judge locked up fou [...]

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$25 bribe buys local man 6 months in jail

$25 bribe buys local man 6 months in jail

| 26/06/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): A local man convicted of trying to bribe a police officer who was arresting him following a public altercation last year has been given a six-month jail term for the corruption offence. Although Ian Duffell offered the arresting officer just $25 to let him “go home to West Bay”, the judge [...]

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