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Jogger killed in road smash

Jogger killed in road smash

| 25/04/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS) Updated: A woman who was out jogging in South Sound early this morning has been killed in a road collision and the driver of the car arrested for DUI and dangerous driving. Marcia Donaldson (46), from George Town, was hit by the car driven by a 25-year-old man just before 5am Saturday near to Cayman […]

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Cops release photo of machete robber

Cops release photo of machete robber

| 24/04/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The police are asking the public to help them identify the machete robber who was caught on CCTV during the latest liquor store hold-up last night. Detectives believe the man caught on camera may have been responsible for an armed robbery at Blackbeard’s in Grand Harbour Thursday, another booze store heist on Tuesday night […]

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Police hunt for silver car in fatal hit and run

Police hunt for silver car in fatal hit and run

| 23/04/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS Video) Updated Friday 4:30pm: Police are  appealing for the public’s help to find what they now believe was a silver car which killed Donnie Ray Connor when he was knocked from his bicycle in the early hours of Thursday morning. An RCIPS spokesperson said traffic investigators think the car has been damaged on the front nearside (left) fender, its front […]

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Machete booze shop robber strikes again

Machete booze shop robber strikes again

| 24/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Video): Police are on the hunt this morning for a booze shop robber after the machete wielding villain robbed a local liquor store for the second time in one week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that at around 8:47pm on Thursday 23rd April the police received a report of an armed robbery at Blackbeard Liquor Store at […]

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Machete wielding robber strikes at booze shop

Machete wielding robber strikes at booze shop

| 22/04/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A masked man armed with a machete escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash Tuesday night after robbing the Tortuga Liquor Store at the Strand on the West Bay Road, police revealed Wednesday. An RCIPS spokesperson said that around 9:20 yesterday evening (21 April) the man entered the liquor store and demanded cash from the […]

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Insurance firm agrees to cover medical bills

Insurance firm agrees to cover medical bills

| 22/04/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A local insurance firm has confirmed that it will be covering the medical bills of a man who was stabbed by a security guard and needed hospital treatment for very serious injuries. Jose Sanchez almost died when Kenroy Rowe stabbed him close to the heart during an altercation outside a George Town bar last year. […]

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West Bay men deny having gun following car crash

West Bay men deny having gun following car crash

| 21/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two 21-year-old men from the district of West Bay pleaded not guilty on Friday to two counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm. The charges relate to an automatic pistol and three rounds of ammunition that prosecutors claim was in the possession of both Austin Jackson and Jordan Manderson when they were arrested following […]

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JP regulations finally ready

JP regulations finally ready

| 21/04/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): More than five years after government first committed to address the issue of better regulation and training for justices of the peace, the deputy governor tabled the revised regulations for the regime Friday in the Legislative Assembly. Following the passage of amendments to the summary jurisdiction law last year, he said, the new regulations, which […]

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Robbers open fire on couple

Robbers open fire on couple

| 21/04/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Two local business owners escaped injury  after they were accosted and shot at by would-be robbers when they arrived at their Prospect home Monday night. Police said they received the report of an attempted robbery and the gunshot being fired at 10:13 last night (20 April). The couple were reportedly approached by masked armed […]

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Second ‘open’ verdict delivered in hanging case

Second ‘open’ verdict delivered in hanging case

| 21/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A jury has once again delivered an open verdict in a case that police had concluded was a suicide. Despite a cold case review of the previously bungled police probe, which also indicated suicide, the panel were still not certain that 43-year-old Lija Godenzi had killed herself. Godenzi was found hanging from her bedroom door […]

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Killer denied appeal and life term sticks

Killer denied appeal and life term sticks

| 21/04/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man convicted of murder in 2013 when he killed his former partner’s lover has been denied the chance to appeal the conviction and his mandatory life term. Tareek Ricketts was found guilty of the murder of Jackson Rainford, who was gunned down in George Town in December 2012. 

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Kidnapper’s sentence cut by appeal court

Kidnapper’s sentence cut by appeal court

| 20/04/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Court of Appeal has cut a ten year sentence given to a kidnapper in 2011 by two years, paving the way for the man to leave jail this summer. Allan Sywell Kelly (45), a Honduran national, was convicted of being part of a gang that abducted a local man and asked for a half-million […]

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GT man denies tourist bar robbery

GT man denies tourist bar robbery

| 19/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): James Whittaker (34) from George Town has denied being one of two masked armed men who held up a well-known tourist bar and restaurant on the West Bay Road last year. Via video link from HMP Northward, Whittaker pleaded not guilty Friday to four counts of robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection […]

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Police arrest suspect mugger

Police arrest suspect mugger

| 17/04/2015 | 7 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 | 13 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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