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Chopper could have crashed in kite entanglement

Chopper could have crashed in kite entanglement

| 27/03/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter could have been brought down as a result of its recent entanglement with a kite, as it is now known the line tangled in the rotor blades, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Island, which described the kite encounter as a “serious incident” and is [...]

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Lawyers donate $8,000 for animal care education

Lawyers donate $8,000 for animal care education

| 27/03/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Following what may have been one of the first ever successful prosecutions of someone charged with animal abuse in Cayman, local law firm Ogier has donated US$8,000 to help produce PetZone magazine, which teaches Cayman children about the care of and compassion for pets. The kidsCARE Educati [...]

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Three arrested in drug raid

Three arrested in drug raid

| 24/03/2017
(CNS): Police arrested three people during a targeted, pre-planned operation in George Town Friday. The RCIPS said the raid happened at around 10:00 this morning in the School Road area of the capital. The men were all arrested on suspicion of drug related offences. “The arrests were made with [...]

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Two men charged over violent bar robbery

Two men charged over violent bar robbery

| 24/03/2017
(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police have now charged two men in connection with a violent robbery outside a West Bay nightclub earlier this month in which a man was stabbed. The pair were due to appear in court Monday facing a catalogue of charges. The first suspect, a 21-year-old man from West Bay, was [...]

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First treated sex offender released from jail

First treated sex offender released from jail

| 23/03/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The rehabilitation of offenders has become of significant importance at the prison since the change in the law that now requires all inmates to demonstrate that they have changed before they are released early. But one of the most challenging issues for the prison is dealing with sex-offender [...]

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Escaped suspect on the run in cuffs

Escaped suspect on the run in cuffs

| 22/03/2017 | 51 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for 22-year-old Travis Alexander Ebanks, who escaped from a police patrol car yesterday outside the West Bay Police Station. Ebanks was in custody, having been charged with burglary and theft of a motor vehicle, when he managed to get away from officers Tuesday while st [...]

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Four killed in London terror attack

Four killed in London terror attack

| 22/03/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The Metropolitan Police Service has confirmed that a police officer, a terror suspect and two members of the public have been killed during an attack around the seat of government in the UK. At least 20 more people have been injured in the attack which took place today in London on Westminste [...]

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Boat stolen from Snug Harbour

Boat stolen from Snug Harbour

| 22/03/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police are asking the public for help to locate a stolen Twin Vee boat, which is 14 feet in length, with a blue Bimini canvas top and a 60hp Suzuki engine. It was taken from a dock at the rear of a residence on Canal Point Drive in the Snug Harbour area of George […] [...]

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West Bay man denies being sexual prowler

West Bay man denies being sexual prowler

| 21/03/2017
(CNS): Josh Alexander Bodden has denied “being on the prowl” as he rode around West Bay in the early morning hours on the day the crown says he committed a sexual assault. Questioned by crown prosecutor Nicole Petite Tuesday after taking the stand in his own defence, the West Bay man told the co [...]

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Teenager wounded in GT knife attack

Teenager wounded in GT knife attack

| 21/03/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A teenager was stabbed in his right side on Monday evening as he walked along Smith Road, close to Smith Road Plaza, according to police. They said the victim knew his attacker, who is also a juvenile, but gave no indication that he had been arrested. Officers were called to the hospital afte [...]

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Cops and social workers unite to tackle child abuse

Cops and social workers unite to tackle child abuse

| 20/03/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has joined forces with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to create a dedicated unit to deal with the issue of child abuse from the moment of reporting through preparing a case for court. HSA counseling services are also involved in the new Multi-Agency Safeguard [...]

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