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Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

| 23/05/2017
(CNS Election): Local newspaper, The Cayman Reporter, made a number of errors in listing the polling stations in its printed supplement and the Elections Office is concerned that, as a result, people will go to the wrong place tomorrow to cast their vote. The locations of eleven polling stations are [...]

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Support cop accused of hit and run

Support cop accused of hit and run

| 23/05/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit is conducting an investigation alongside a criminal inquiry after an auxiliary constable was arrested following a hit-and-run Sunday. At around 12:30am Sunday morning, 21 May, officers were called out to the incident by Tropical Plaza on Smith Road, where [...]

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Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

| 23/05/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): British born Salman Abedi (22) has been confirmed by the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police as the suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a pop concert in the city last night, killing 22 people and wounding at least 59 others. As world leaders reacted to the terrorist attack, Ca [...]

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Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

| 23/05/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a suspected drug dealer found at a house during an RCIPS drug raid yesterday lunchtime on Marina Drive in George Town who fled law enforcement authorities after becoming violent, the authorities said today. One of two drug related operations conducted by a joint pol [...]

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Cash from reef destruction funds new moorings

Cash from reef destruction funds new moorings

| 23/05/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Cash received by the government from the settlement it agreed with billionaire Paul Allen after the anchor chain of his yacht crushed a section of coral off Seven Mile Beach last year is now being used to install permanent moorings. Environment Minister Wayne Panton said materials are now be [...]

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Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

| 23/05/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The death toll in the suicide bomber attack, at around 10:30 UK time Monday night, at the Manchester Arena rose to 22 and included children, British officials said Tuesday morning. Another 59 people have been injured in what is the worst terrorist atrocity in the north of England and the dea [...]

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Cayman spared in global ransomware attack

Cayman spared in global ransomware attack

| 22/05/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS):  The RCIPS has said that the Financial Crime Unit has not received any reports that anyone in the Cayman Islands has been affected by the recent global cyber attack. But the attackers behind the WannaCry Ransomware are still trying to solicit cash from victims in the unprecedented cyber on [...]

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Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

| 22/05/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested eight people, including three teenagers, for drug-related offences following a raid at an address in Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, on Friday evening. Officers went to the residency around 5pm in the evening and found around 8lbs of ganja hidden in different places on th [...]

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Police charge BT man over criminal damage

Police charge BT man over criminal damage

| 22/05/2017
(CNS): As police continue their clampdown in Bodden Town after a crime spike in the district, which included a surge of burglaries and car thefts, a 48-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage and is expected to appear in court Monday. The police have been increasing patrols in the distric [...]

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Teenager arrested on animal cruelty allegations

Teenager arrested on animal cruelty allegations

| 22/05/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested an 18-year-old boy from North Side Sunday on suspicion of animal cruelty in connection with an incident where a dog was set on fire at a property in the district. The RCIPS investigation began on 13 May after a pit bull cross-breed named Dora, who was pregnant, was burned on [...]

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PPM comes top in CNS reader poll

PPM comes top in CNS reader poll

| 22/05/2017
(CNS Election): With 1,966 responses so far, CNS readers believe the Progressives will be forming the next government, with over 52% saying they will be voting for a PPM candidate. Whule this is not a scientific poll, the reader survey has attracted the largest participation of any online straw poll [...]

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