Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun extradition proceedings to bring a sports coach back to the Cayman Islands to face charges regarding allegations of indecent assault with at least one of the teenage girls he coached when he was in Cayman, according to documents filed in a Florida court. The 37-year-old man, who lived in Bodden […]

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CPA chair behind controversial project

CPA chair behind controversial project

| 21/08/2016 | 91 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority chairman has received planning permission for a controversial South Sound development that has raised a number of environmental concerns. Although Al Thompson recused himself from the 3 August CPA meeting, his Coriander development was granted planning permission by his deputy Bob Watler, according to the minutes of the meeting. The […]

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Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

| 23/08/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The RCIPS is seeking information to help them catch the person who fired at an apartment in Prospect during the early hours of Tuesday morning. No one was injured by the shots, which were in the residential area of Omega Drive. The shooting was reported to the 911 emergency call centre just before 1:30am […]

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Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

| 23/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The local fire, prison and police services are joining forces this month to enhance their respective recruitment drives and encourage young Caymanians to start a career in law enforcement and public safety. Between them the uniformed services are looking for up to 32 local people to join any of the three services at the […]

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Are these our sons?

Are these our sons?

| 23/08/2016 | 8 Comments

MM writes: It is no secret that the Cayman Islands faces a dramatic situation with crime; many of us simply brush it off with the acknowledgment that the entire world faces this same issue. However, with a population of only 60,000 (of which we can estimate half to be children or elderly); I do believe […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

| 23/08/2016

(CNS Foodie): Any restaurant that includes “fish” in its name better serve goldgood seafood, and Da Fish Shack did not disappoint. We sat at the outdoor patio (there are only seats at the bar inside) for dinner and were lucky enough to enjoy a relatively pleasant summer evening, once the mosquitos disappeared. Likes(0)Dislikes(1)

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Man arrives at police station with stab wound

Man arrives at police station with stab wound

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): Officers at West Bay police station were confronted with a man bleeding profusely from a stab wound in his arm late Saturday night and rendered first aid as they waited for paramedics. But the blood pouring from the man’s arm helped police nab the suspect. The victim arrived at the station just before midnight […]

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Crown pursues remaining charges against ex-civil servant

Crown pursues remaining charges against ex-civil servant

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): The prosecution will re-present its case against Atisha Ebanks, a former clerk in the chief secretary’s office, after a jury acquitted her last month of 24 charges relating to allegations of sustained theft that amounted to around $50,000. But the jury was hung on six further counts of theft amounting to $2,500, which the […]

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Man denies wounding victim with knuckle-duster

Man denies wounding victim with knuckle-duster

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): Eduardo Gutierrez, from West Bay, will face trial in January in connection with a violent incident in the district earlier this year. Gutierrez pleaded not guilty on Friday to causing Kevin Brian grievous bodily harm during an altercation outside Eddie’s mini-mart on Birch Tree Hill Road in March using a knuckle-duster. Represented by defence […]

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Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

Cops round up suspect robbers in BT raids

| 22/08/2016

(CNS): Following police raids at two addresses early Friday morning, 19 August, in the district of Bodden Town, four men were arrested, two of whom have been charged with armed robbery. Officials said two Jamaican nationals, aged 21 and 28, who had landed illegally were arrested in connection with the stick-up at DND Accessories and […]

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Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

Teachers aide to face sex crime trial next year

| 22/08/2016

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from Bodden Town charged with indecently assaulting seven primary age girls when he worked as a teacher’s aide at a government primary school is scheduled to face trial in February next year. The man, who cannot be named in order to protect the identity of his young victims, faces a list of […]

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Woman denies arson charge in GT house fire

Woman denies arson charge in GT house fire

| 22/08/2016

(CNS): A 37-year-old woman from George Town pleaded not guilty to a charge of arson when she appeared in court Friday. Latecia Jarrett denied setting the fire which destroyed a wooden property on Cruz Lane in George Town at the end of last month, rendering an extended family, including children, homeless. Two police officers who were […]

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