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Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

| 19/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The police helicopter and the Joint Marine Unit were deployed Saturday afternoon to rescue a kite-surfer who found himself in trouble out at sea off the coast of Barkers. The police received a report from the surfer’s friends, who had lost sight of him when they were all out on the wate [...]

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Rogue driver triggers police chase

Rogue driver triggers police chase

| 19/06/2018
(CNS): The police helicopter, the K9 Unit and police officers on patrol were all involved in a car chase in the early hours of Saturday morning, pursuing what they believed to be a drunk driver but who turned out to be in car he had “borrowed” without permission. At around 12:20am office [...]

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ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

| 19/06/2018
(CNS): Two public officials were arrested by police and anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, in what appears to be a new inquiry by the Anti-Corruption Commission, which is tasked with tackling graft and fraud within government and public authorities. There is no indication yet from the ACC as to [...]

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Witnesses wanted to East End bar fight

Witnesses wanted to East End bar fight

| 18/06/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a fight involving at least two men, one of whom was injured, on Friday night at around 10pm outside the Pirates Cove Bar in East End. Police said that one man had already been transported to Health City Cayman Islands by private car before they arrived at t [...]

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Bodden Town man charged over illegal gun

Bodden Town man charged over illegal gun

| 18/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from Bodden Town was due to appear in court on Monday, charged with the possession of an unlicensed handgun and ammunition. The man was arrested last Thursday following a raid by police at a home in the Lower Valley area of the district. A 22-year-old woman who was also arre [...]

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Canada’s legal weed sparks Cayman money laundering claims

Canada’s legal weed sparks Cayman money laundering claims

| 18/06/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): While the prospect of legal cannabis for recreational use in the Cayman Islands is not expected anytime soon, Canada is just a couple of months away from full legalisation. As that date approaches, legislators have raised concerns that the multi-billion dollar legal weed market could be taken [...]

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Cops aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

Cops aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

| 18/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police are hoping to track down the owners of an array of stolen goods that officers recovered following a raid in George Town last week. Pictures of all of the items, which include a watch, a distinctive silver ring and some stones believed to be diamonds, are on the RCIPS website and its [...]

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Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

| 18/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): As the RCIPS firearms amnesty reaches the half-way point, the police have already received nine illegal weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Since the ‘no questions asked’ campaign began at the start of this month, the police have received seven rifles and two handguns, [...]

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Teenager charged over weekend stabbing

Teenager charged over weekend stabbing

| 18/06/2018
(CNS): An 18-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an early morning stabbing in the car park of a George Town bar on Saturday, 16 June. Police were called to a report of a fight outside Margaritaville on Harbour Drive at around 1am. When they got to t [...]

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Minister off the hook in careless driving case

Minister off the hook in careless driving case

| 14/06/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The finance and economics minister, Roy McTaggart, was discharged by a traffic court magistrate Thursday, after prosecutors told the court that they had no evidence to pursue the case against him as the complainant was not willing to continue with the case. McTaggart had been charged with ca [...]

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Police nab repeat Snug Harbour suspect burglar

Police nab repeat Snug Harbour suspect burglar

| 14/06/2018
(CNS): A 45-year-old George Town man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in relation to a break-in on 11 April at a home on Palm Heights Drive in Snug Harbour, George Town, an area that has had a spate of burglaries recently. In this instance several personal items were taken by the burglar [...]

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