Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A jury found a local woman guilty of damaging her former husband’s car with a potted plant and causing almost $7,000 worth of damage. Ava Glasgow, who was convicted of damage to property last week and is expected to be sentenced next month, is very unlikely to receive any kind of custodial sentence but […]

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New official takes over voting register in West Bay

New official takes over voting register in West Bay

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As the Elections Office immerses itself in preparations for the Cayman Islands’ first general election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies next year, a new registering officer has been appointed in West Bay. Bethany Powery-Ebanks has replaced 20-year election veteran Darlene Owens-Elliott. The new officer will need to […]

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Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

| 23/08/2016 | 7 Comments

(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 | 1 Comment

(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 | 23 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(1)Dislikes(1)

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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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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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Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

Man in coma as cops seek witnesses to attack

| 22/08/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 50-year-old man is currently in a coma fighting for his life after being “severely beaten” in an attack in East End. Police are appealing for witnesses to the brutal assault, which they said happened in the early hours of Saturday morning near to the Pirates Cove Bar. The man was found unconscious by […]

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