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Drugs not cause of prison congestion

Drugs not cause of prison congestion

| 23/04/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): HMP Northward is currently at breaking point when it comes to inmate numbers but the police have dismissed the popular misconception that the jail is being filled up with a large numbers of young men, in particular, who have been being convicted and jailed merely for smoking ganja. The RCIPS [...]

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Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): A Bodden Town man has been arrested on a number of serious charges including money laundering after he was collared by police Saturday in a joint operation by the RCIPS, customs and immigration, where he was suspected of illegal gambling. The RCIPS said the 47-year-old man was seen trying to [...]

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WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): Dorlin Allen Ebanks (64) from West Bay, who also goes by “Allan Barnett”, has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to supply and other drug offenses, as well as threats to kill, escaping lawful custody, possession of an offensive weapon and other offences following a recent [...]

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Two men arrested over BT house fire

Two men arrested over BT house fire

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): Two Bodden Town men are in police custody after they were arrested on Friday morning in the wake of a house fire in the district, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Just after 11am police and the Cayman Islands Fire Service responded to a report of a burning house on Nettie [...]

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Road crashes more than doubled in 2017

Road crashes more than doubled in 2017

| 23/04/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recorded more than double the number of crashes on the roads in 2017 compared to the previous year, and although the number of fatal accidents dropped from seven to three, only one less person lost their lives compared to 2016. With 2,725 collisions, in [...]

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Cop car blaze suspect charged in unrelated case

Cop car blaze suspect charged in unrelated case

| 20/04/2018
(CNS): Rupert Spence, who was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the arson attack on two brand new police cars this week, has been charged with arson in another unrelated case. The 32-year-old man from George Town appeared in Summary Court Friday and was remanded in custody in connection with [...]

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Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

Father acquitted in historic sex-abuse case

| 20/04/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A 61-year-old George Town man who was accused by his teenage daughter of indecent assault on a single occasion when she was around ten years old was acquitted of the charges Friday, after a judge said he had some doubt about the evidence. The man, who is the father of several children and gra [...]

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Safe thief suspect charged with burglary

Safe thief suspect charged with burglary

| 20/04/2018
(CNS): A 21-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of burglary Wednesday has now been charged over a commercial break-in last month, where he is accused of making off with a safe containing an undisclosed amount of cash. The break-in happened on Friday, 9 March, at a store in West Shore Center, [...]

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Bigamist jailed for two months ahead of deportation

Bigamist jailed for two months ahead of deportation

| 20/04/2018 | 53 Comments
(CNS): A Honduran woman who married a Caymanian man almost three years ago while she was still married to another man she had wedded when she was just 16 years old was jailed for two months by a Grand Court judge Friday. Kenia Yadira Alonzo Solis (29) will be deported on completion of the sentence [ [...]

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WB fugitive turns himself in to cops

WB fugitive turns himself in to cops

| 20/04/2018
(CNS): Dorlin Allen Ebanks (aka “Allan Barnett”)  has turned himself in to local police after going on the run in the wake of an incident where he pulled a knife on community beat officers. The police had attempted to arrest the 64-year-old on suspicion of drug charges but when he became aggres [...]

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$2.2 million scammer ordered to pay back cash

$2.2 million scammer ordered to pay back cash

| 20/04/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Michelle Bouchard (57) has been ordered to pay back the money she stole from James Bruce Handford, an octogenarian whom she scammed out of millions of dollars while she shared his home. The Canadian national, who is serving a ten-year term, reduced from 12 by the Cayman Islands Court of Appe [...]

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