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Ten years for gun and ammo possession

Ten years for gun and ammo possession

| 19/09/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson, who was found guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition after a jury trial in July, was sentenced to ten years in prison on Monday by Justice Charles Quin. During the trial the court was told that the police, acting on a search warrant, had found a [...]

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Brac-bound passengers arrested on drug charges

Brac-bound passengers arrested on drug charges

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Customs Officers arrested two people at Owen Roberts International Airport Friday evening, 15 September, on suspicion of a number of drug offences, including possession of cocaine and ganja with intent to supply. The pair, a male and a female, were destined for Cayman Brac when they were arre [...]

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Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Three Jamaican men who were caught by marine police last Thursday night on a canoe with a large quantity of ganja as well as a number of caged roosters on board have been charge under the Misuse of Drugs Law with importation and possession of a controlled drug. The men, aged 31, 37, 53, [&hel [...]

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Suspect flasher arrested in West Bay

Suspect flasher arrested in West Bay

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): A 48-year-old-West Bay man is appearing in court today, 18 September, charged with indecent exposure. Police said that on Tuesday, 12 September, they were called to a residence on Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, after receiving reports of a man indecently exposing himself in the public view i [...]

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Stabbing death in North Side

Stabbing death in North Side

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Police have now confirmed that a man who died after being stabbed in North Side yesterday evening was 23-year-old Azzan Sherieff. A 25-year-old woman from the district was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. According to official reports, when the emergency services arrived, the vic [...]

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Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

| 17/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young offender who pleaded guilty to one count of wounding in a knifing incident on Smith Road earlier this year was set free Friday after spending 5½ months on remand in HMP Northward. Justice Charles Quin handed down a six-month sentence suspended for 12 months, which included several st [...]

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Human remains found in Bodden Town

Human remains found in Bodden Town

| 15/09/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Police said Friday evening that earlier this week they were notified by a member of the public about some skeletal remains that had been found on a property in Bodden Town. “The RCIPS, assisted by customs, has carried out a search of the grounds and recovered additional bones; these wil [...]

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Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

| 15/09/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Marine police chased and intercepted a Jamaican canoe Thursday night and recovered a large quantity of drugs as well as a number of caged roosters that were on board the vessel. According to the RCIPS, just before 11:00pm on 14 September, officers from the Joint Marine Unit who were on patrol [...]

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RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

| 15/09/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): An operation run by British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands police officers, alongside British Royal Marines and 47 UK police officers, resulted in the capture of over 100 escaped criminals from the Balsam Ghut prison on Tortola, BVI Governor Gus Jaspert stated yesterday. It is not clear if [...]

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Watson’s appeal ‘wholly without merit’

Watson’s appeal ‘wholly without merit’

| 14/09/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): In rejecting Canover Watson’s appeal against his conviction in the CarePay corruption case, the Appeal Court of the Cayman Islands reinforced the trial judge’s assertion that, as a member of a statutory authority board, he was indeed a public officer and his position was within th [...]

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RCIPS seeks Caymanians to boost its ranks

RCIPS seeks Caymanians to boost its ranks

| 14/09/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Amid news that police officers from the Cayman Islands are tackling critical and challenging work on hurricane-ravaged islands, the RCIPS launched another recruitment drive, particularly targeting Caymanians between the ages of 18 and 40. The aim is for a class of at least ten recruits to be [...]

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