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Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

| 05/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find a 2011 Zodiac Bayrunner PRO 550 that was stolen from the Ritz-Carlton hotel’s beach. Resort staff reported the theft of the hotel boat on Saturday morning, 3 December, when just after 8am they learned that it was missing from where it [...]

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Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

| 05/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Police confirmed Monday that a child at the centre of domestic violence situation has not been abducted, quashing rumours that the youngster may have been taken overseas. Speculation mounted and caused a stir on social media when pictures were posted on Facebook of a man in the Red Bay are [...]

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Man wounded at weekend concert

Man wounded at weekend concert

| 05/12/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses following an assault in the early hours of Saturday morning following a George Town music concert. Officers were called out to a report around 2am of a man being attacked on Cardinal Avenue near to where the Popcan concert had been held.  But after the p [...]

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‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

| 05/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A court heard Friday that a group of men serving life sentences in HMP Northward may be mounting a legal challenge to the introduction of a minimum tariff for prisoners serving life sentences under the Conditional Release Law. The legislation, which was enacted last year to meet the requir [...]

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Man arrested in teen water death

Man arrested in teen water death

| 02/12/2016

(CNS): A 63-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and child cruelty in connection with the death of 14-year-old Risco Batten, who drowned while on a swimming trip last November. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday and has since been bailed. No other [...]

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Owners urged not to leave boat fuel tanks full

Owners urged not to leave boat fuel tanks full

| 02/12/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Boat owners are being urged by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit to take extra security measures with their boats to avoid what the police described as “opportunistic thefts”. Officers warned owners not to leave too much fuel in the tanks aboard their boats to make them less attract [...]

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Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

| 02/12/2016

(CNS): A senior officer with the Cayman Islands Fire Service appeared in court this week in connection with a Heroes Day hit and run in January 2015, when a 14-year-old boy was badly injured. Almost two years after John Bodden was alleged to have hit two brothers riding a bicycle, his trial for  [...]

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Man gets 11 years for home invasion

Man gets 11 years for home invasion

| 01/12/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): William David McLaughlin Martinez (39) was sentenced to 11 years in jail Thursday, immediately after a jury found him guilty of robbery in relation to a brutal home invasion in North Side in January. The local man admitted being the lookout in what he claimed was meant to be a burglary at [...]

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Marine cops warn captains not to overload boats

Marine cops warn captains not to overload boats

| 30/11/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands moves into the peak season, the marine police are warning boat captains that they will be enforcing passenger limits. The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit (JMU) said tour boat operators are obligated to keep weight and passenger limits within those specified on their operators [...]

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Police to clamp down on motorbike mayhem

Police to clamp down on motorbike mayhem

| 30/11/2016 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The motorbike mayhem that led to a significant number of complaints to the RCIPS this weekend is a priority for the police, the new commissioner has stated. He said that although the police are dealing with two murder inquiries, the traffic department would not neglect this issue because t [...]

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Police chief to make case for more cash

Police chief to make case for more cash

| 30/11/2016 | 82 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is under-resourced, the new police commissioner has said after three weeks on the job, and he plans to make his case to government for more cash for local policing. Meeting the press Wednesday for the first time since he arrived in Cayman earlier this month, Derek Byrne told rep [...]

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