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Security guard injured in supermarket assault

Security guard injured in supermarket assault

| 21/10/2017
(CNS): A 54-year-old man from George Town was arrested yesterday evening after an assault outside a supermarket in which a security guard received slight injuries. Police responded to a report around 6pm at Kirk’s Market and learned that two security guards had been speaking with a man on the [...]

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Sugar-glider posed serious eco-threat

Sugar-glider posed serious eco-threat

| 20/10/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The case against two people arrested by customs for attempting to smuggle a sugar-glider into the Cayman Islands appears stalled, but conservationists have raised concerns about the dangers posed by the importation of exotic alien species to the native and indigenous flora and fauna and what [...]

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Agencies join forces in illegal immigration clampdown

Agencies join forces in illegal immigration clampdown

| 20/10/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police joined forces again this week in an effort to clamp down on illegal immigration. Following an operation in George Town Thursday (19 October), a 21-year-old Jamaican national was arrested for overstaying for some 17 months. Officers from the three agencies raid [...]

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Society’s neglect of children in trouble

Society’s neglect of children in trouble

| 20/10/2017 | 68 Comments
MM writes: Reading the articles about Devon Anglin and how his life spiraled is always hurtful for me, and here is why: Many moons ago Devon was one of my best friends in high school, a super smart child in all the highest academic sets at the John Gray High School; he was particularly excellent [&h [...]

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Cops investigating two armed robberies

Cops investigating two armed robberies

| 18/10/2017 | 76 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that officers are investigating two new cases of armed robbery after a doorstep heist by a lone gunman on Mangrove Avenue in Prospect on Tuesday night and a stick-up at a well-known waterfront restaurant early Wednesday morning. The second incident happened around 2:30 [...]

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Ex-CIMA analyst charged with booze fueled abuse

Ex-CIMA analyst charged with booze fueled abuse

| 18/10/2017
(CNS): David Meyerhoff (30) denied eight charges of assault and disorderly conduct against police when the local man from George Town appeared in Summary Court Tuesday. Formerly an analyst with CIMA, Meyerhoff is accused of abusing several police officers while outside the Country and Western bar in [...]

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Father and son deny animal cruelty charges

Father and son deny animal cruelty charges

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Andrei James Challenger (18) and his father James Rolin Challenger (63) both denied a list of animal cruelty charges Tuesday. When the father and son appeared in Summary Court, they both pleaded not guilty to causing unnecessary suffering, failing to exercise proper care and supervision of a [...]

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Local men charged following police assault

Local men charged following police assault

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been charged in connection with the assault of a senior police officer at the weekend. Seth Watler (25) was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and Jason Wood (23) with threatening to cause serious harm and obstructing a police officer in the lawful execu [...]

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Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

| 17/10/2017 | 59 Comments
(CNS): A scheduled conditional release hearing for Devon Jermaine Anglin (31), who is serving a life-sentence for the murder of Carlos Webster at a West Bay Road nightclub in 2009, was adjourned Tuesday to allow the crown to seek relevant reports to put before the court for consideration. Legislatio [...]

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Police make arrests over illegal gambling

Police make arrests over illegal gambling

| 16/10/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): Several arrests were made in the Eastern Districts this weekend in relation to illegal gambling in areas of concern that members of the community had shared with the police. Reminding the public that gambling is illegal in the Cayman Islands, the police said they would continue to put a stop [...]

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Customs hand back massage toys to trader

Customs hand back massage toys to trader

| 16/10/2017 | 127 Comments
(CNS): Following reports that the Cayman Islands Customs Department had seized a number of massage tools from general store Reflections because officers were concerned that they were sex toys and fell foul of the law, Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said Monday that the items have been returne [...]

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