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CNB robbers get up to 14 years jail each

CNB robbers get up to 14 years jail each

| 01/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The four men recently convicted for Cayman’s biggest bank robbery faced their fate in court on Wednesday and received sentences that ranged between eight and fourteen years for their part in the daylight heist.  David Tamasa, George Mignot, Rennie Cole and Andre Burton were all found guilty last week for the second time by […]

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Pile of new evidence stalls Watson case

Pile of new evidence stalls Watson case

| 01/04/2015

(CNS): Police claim to have received around a trillion bytes of digital information in the corruption and money laundering case against Canover Watson, the former HSA chair, and his former personal assistant, Miriam Rodrigues. In a successful application Wednesday to postpone the trial scheduled for next month until November, the new deputy director of public […]

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Retrial in WB child killing delayed

Retrial in WB child killing delayed

| 01/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The courts have agreed to a more than ten month delay in the retrial of Devon Anglin (29) for the murder of four-year-old Jeremiah Barnes at a West Bay gas station in February 2010. The case has already been plagued with delays after Anglin was acquitted during the first trial and the crown appealed […]

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Romanian scammer could be Caribbean fugitive

Romanian scammer could be Caribbean fugitive

| 31/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A member of a Romanian gang of fraudsters who was recently convicted in a credit card scam on local retail banks may be a fugitive from the law in Sint Maarten in connection with a similar offence. Ianaca Vlismas, who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges, was scheduled to be sentenced […]

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Complaints about cops fall but cases drag on

Complaints about cops fall but cases drag on

| 31/03/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit received almost 400 complaints during 2012, 2013 and 2014, according to figures released under a freedom of information request. While new complaints fell in 2014 to 87 from 121 in 2013 and a whopping 171 in 2012, the police are still dealing with more than 100 complaints made in […]

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Three men arrested in wake of weekend shooting

Three men arrested in wake of weekend shooting

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three men were arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of attempted murder and firearm offenses in relation to the shooting of three women at a late night session at J’ahT’s in McField Square, George Town, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said the men were rounded up during two separate proactive operations […]

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Lawyer files corruption complaint against cop and JP

Lawyer files corruption complaint against cop and JP

| 31/03/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A local attorney whose client was subjected to an unlawful search of his home during a suspected drug bust by the RCIPS has filed a complaint to the Anti-Corruption Commission about one of the officers involved in the case, accusing him of misleading the courts, and against the JP who signed the illegal warrant. […]

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Hitchhiker reports attempted attack

Hitchhiker reports attempted attack

| 30/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A female hitchhiker who accepted a ride from the driver of a white Honda on Sunday evening reported an attempted attack by the man as they drove towards West Bay along the West Bay Road. The woman reported the incident to the RCIPS at 5:41 yesterday evening. She told the police that the driver attempted to […]

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Three women shot in GT

Three women shot in GT

| 28/03/2015 | 48 Comments

(CNS) Updated 7am Monday: Following the shooting of three women in George Town, police are appealing to anyone who was at, or near to, an after-hours session in McField Square early Saturday morning to come forward . The RCIPS has confirmed that the women have been treated for their injuries; two are recovering at the hospital […]

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Catron denies NBF fraud

Catron denies NBF fraud

| 27/03/2015

(CNS): Local outspoken activist Sandra Catron denied nine counts of fraud on government on Friday when she appeared in Grand Court in connection with allegations relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund scholarships. Catron pleaded not guilty to the charges of uttering false documents between 1 June and 31 August 2012 in relation to courses […]

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Suspect church burglar busted by cops

Suspect church burglar busted by cops

| 27/03/2015

(CNS): A 22-year-old local man from George Town was arrest by police on Friday (27 March) and charged with burglary in connection with a church break-in. An RCIPS spokesperson said the young man was suspected of a burglary at the First Assembly of God Church, on Old Crewe Road in George Town. The break-in was […]

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Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

| 26/03/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A local woman who was convicted of stealing from the National Drugs Council earlier this year failed to appear for her sentencing hearing Thursday. Kimberlee McLean-Bryan (29) had admitted one count of false accounting and two of theft during her time at the government drug agency in January and had been bailed to return […]

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RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

| 26/03/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): In a new effort to “Caymanize” the local police service, the RCIPS is launching a month-long campaign to hire fifteen new police officers and they are also hoping to attract more women into the force. At a police press briefing on Wednesday morning Commissioner of Police David Baines said this round of recruitment will […]

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Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

| 26/03/2015

(CNS): A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to abduction, robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a car-jacking last September on Shedden Road, close to Mango Tree in George Town. Kenoi Smith is accused of forcing his victim into his car when armed with a gun in his waistband and making […]

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Crown seeks cash from robbers

Crown seeks cash from robbers

| 25/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS) The director of public prosecutions is seeking to recover the missing cash which was stolen from the Buckingham Square branch of Cayman National Bank in June 2012 from the convicted robbers. The largest ever heist in Cayman and understood to be the biggest bank stick-up in the region, more than half a million dollars […]

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