Police hunting for suspect of serious crime

Police hunting for suspect of serious crime

| 25/08/2016 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Police are asking the public to help them track down a Jamaican man Christopher Green (32), who is believed to be in the Cayman Islands illegally and is suspected of being involved in serious criminal activity. The RCIPS said that Green also goes by the name Kevin Green and is known as “Indian” or […]

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Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

| 26/08/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Alex Adrian Ebanks (25) was jailed for six and a half years Thursday after he admitted a catalogue of drug related charges and street level dealing of cocaine. Ebanks was arrested last summer after a raid at his home in George Town, where police found over 100 grams of coke, several ounces of ganja […]

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Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): In a flurry of firearm-related arrests and charges over the last two weeks, the police have rounded up another suspect gunman, who was charged today in connection with a modified flare gun. The 22-year-old man from East End has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and was expected to appear in court […]

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East End man arrested over violent assault

East End man arrested over violent assault

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a serious and violent assault on a man, who underwent brain surgery and is currently in a coma as a result of severe head injuries sustained in the attack at the weekend. The 50-year-old victim was found […]

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Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): The police have arrested a female immigration officer and four others following a raid in Savannah Thursday morning, in which police recovered a gun, ammunition and drugs. The early morning bust was in connection with shots fired at a property in Omega Drive, Prospect, on Tuesday. Police said today’s 6am operation was conducted following “diligent […]

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Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): A 35-year-old man from Cayman Brac who works as a customs officer has been arrested for possession of an unlicensed firearm and is currently in police custody. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday at around 1:30pm after the gun was found by Brac officers following a search at the man’s home. Officials […]

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Consequences for horse assault ‘insufficient’

Consequences for horse assault ‘insufficient’

| 25/08/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Another riding school has expressed its solidarity with the Cayman Islands Equestrian Center after a pony was put down after a brutal sexual assault that caused such severe injuries. But a spokesperson from the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) said the punishment of a maximum $4,000 fine or five years in jail was “insufficient […]

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Independents want same-sex union ballot

Independents want same-sex union ballot

| 25/08/2016 | 105 Comments

(CNS): All of the independent MLAs sitting on the opposition benches have signed and supported a private members motion moved by Anthony Eden calling on government to hold a referendum on the recognition of same-sex unions in local law before the 2017 General Election. None of the five members are in support of lawful gay […]

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Iguana bounty chaos adds to challenges

Iguana bounty chaos adds to challenges

| 25/08/2016 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Fred Burton has described the recent green iguana cull experiments on Grand Cayman as “chaotic” and “discouraging”. The blue iguana expert, now working directly with the Department of the Environment on the invasive species project, said two of three professional hunters managed to kill 95% of the iguanas in target locations but within just […]

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Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

| 24/08/2016

(CNS Business): A former offshore banker who was based in the Cayman Islands before he blew the whistle on his former bosses at Julius Bäer, accusing them of assisting clients with tax evasion and leaking sensitive account information to Wikileaks, will not go to prison. Rudolf Elmer (60) was given a 14-month suspended sentence after […]

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Suspects charged after weekend of violence

Suspects charged after weekend of violence

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): James Douglas Ebanks (58) from West Bay was remanded in custody by the Summary Court on Tuesday after he was charged with grievous bodily harm in connection with a machete attack in a yard in Neon Close Saturday night. But in a separate case, Dez Kyshon Missick (23), a primary school chef, was bailed […]

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