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Police arrest suspect mugger

Police arrest suspect mugger

| 17/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman was mugged early this morning in the vicinity of the Cayman Reef Resort but the police already have a suspect in custody. The victim reported that she was walking alone along the West Bay Road, close to the resort, when a man armed with a machete jumped from the bushes. The mugger stole items from her handbag, […]

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Prison probe sends second employee home

Prison probe sends second employee home

| 17/04/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A second member of staff from HMP Northward has been placed on required leave as a result of the ongoing internal investigation at the country’s main jailhouse after a covert camera was discovered in one of the management team’s offices. As the investigation progresses, prison officials said they will only release limited information but […]

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Info boss warns PA’s not to hide behind confidentiality clauses

Info boss warns PA’s not to hide behind confidentiality clauses

| 17/04/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The information commissioner was forced to uphold the legal department’s refusal to release the amount of public money it spent to pay off three senior police officers in the fallout of Operation Tempura because of a court order. But in his latest appeal ruling Jan Liebaers urges public authorities not to hide information behind such […]

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Security guard jailed for six years

Security guard jailed for six years

| 16/04/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A security guard who stabbed a customer at a George Town bar with a flick knife during an altercation last year has received a six-year sentence following his conviction for wounding with intent last month. Justice Charles Quin said Kenroy Rowe was too quick to use the weapon and made a serious error of […]

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Thief avoids jail over stolen coins and cup of soda

Thief avoids jail over stolen coins and cup of soda

| 16/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A George Town man was given a three month suspended sentence for one year on Wednesday after he had admitted taking 85 cents and a cup of soda from a man at Delworths Esso last year. Logan Bodden had originally been charged with robbery as he had a knife when he approached begging for […]

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Bridger still not quizzed in latest Tempura probe

Bridger still not quizzed in latest Tempura probe

| 15/04/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The former lead investigator in the ill-fated Operation Tempura internal police corruption enquiry has still not been interviewed in connection with the latest fallout. Martin Bridger is alleged to be the subject of a related criminal complaint in the ongoing saga but the former Scotland Yard officer has not been approached by the RCIPS […]

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Ex-teacher jailed for 3 years for sex offences

Ex-teacher jailed for 3 years for sex offences

| 15/04/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A former drama teacher at a local school has been sentenced to a total of three years in jail by a Grand Court judge following his conviction for indecently assaulting three male teenage students at the school where he worked. Delroy James, who is a Jamaican national, will also be deported after he has […]

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Beach walkers find $350k of cocaine

Beach walkers find $350k of cocaine

| 14/04/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A couple who were walking along the beach in East End at the weekend stumbled across a significant drugs haul, according to the police. The residents came across a bag containing 23 packages of compressed cocain, which the RCIPS estimates has a street value of around $350,000. Having spotted the suspicious packages at around 4:00 […]

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Ex-minister faces another drunk behind the wheel charge

Ex-minister faces another drunk behind the wheel charge

| 13/04/2015

(CNS): The former education minister was in traffic court on Monday facing a single charge relating to drinking and getting behind the wheel of his car, but this time it appears that Rolston Anglin was netted by the cops before he made it onto the road. Anglin is charged with ‘being in charge of a […]

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Prison officer suspended over covert CCTV

Prison officer suspended over covert CCTV

| 13/04/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A prison officer has been suspended from his job in the early stages of an investigation into the discovery of a covert camera and audio equipment in a senior manager’s office at the  prison. In a short release, prison officials said that the camera was discovered last Thursday in the office at the men’s […]

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Suspect gunman dodges attempted murder charge

Suspect gunman dodges attempted murder charge

| 13/04/2015

(CNS): A 34-year-old man who is accused of shooting three women at a late night George Town session has been charged with wounding and possession of an unlicensed firearm but he is not facing an attempted murder charge, despite being accused of shooting one woman multiple times. Randy James Parchment was remanded in custody last […]

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Mother charged with murder awaits psychiatric review

Mother charged with murder awaits psychiatric review

| 13/04/2015

(CNS): A mother accused of murdering her 6-year-old daughter last October has still not answered the charge against her as the court heard she is still awaiting a psychiatric evaluation regarding her ability to plead to the allegations and the question of diminished responsibility. Tamara Butler, who is alleged to have killed her daughter, Bethany, […]

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BT man seriously injured following hit and run

BT man seriously injured following hit and run

| 11/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The police are appealing for witnesses to an early morning hit and run in Bodden Town Saturday which has left a 56-year-old man with serious injuries. Police said that the man, who lives in the district, was walking on the left side of Bodden Town Road heading east in the vicinity of Chester’s Heavy Equipment […]

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Ex-top cop drops suit against Tempura boss

Ex-top cop drops suit against Tempura boss

| 10/04/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The former RCIPS police commissioner, Stuart Kernohan, who recently settled his wrongful dismissal claim against the Cayman government out of court for an undisclosed but at least six figure sum, has dropped his related legal action against Martin Bridger, the former boss of the now notorious internal police probe, known as Operation Tempura.

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Security guard abused power, says crown lawyer

Security guard abused power, says crown lawyer

| 10/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A security guard who stabbed a customer with a flick knife during an altercation at a George Town bar “abused his power”, the prosecuting attorney told the court Thursday, when Kenroy Rowe appeared before the court for a sentencing hearing. The Jamaican national is waiting to hear how long he will serve in jail […]

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