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CIG spends $1M to learn it can’t afford court

CIG spends $1M to learn it can’t afford court

| 21/11/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The government has spent more than a $1 million over the last decade exploring the possibility of building a new courthouse, only to discover it can’t afford it. Court Administrator Suzanne Bothwell told Finance Committee last week that the much needed facility is still several years aw [...]

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ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

| 21/11/2017
(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission say that investigators have now made the thirteenth arrest in an ongoing case that began in January of this year. Officers arrested a 31-year-old woman from Prospect Tuesday morning on suspicion of bribery of a public officer, fraud on the government and breach [...]

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Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

| 20/11/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Police have once again highlighted the number of traffic infractions over the weekend, Friday to Sunday, with officers making multiple arrests on the roads, from driving without a licence to drunk drivers speeding and causing crashes. Six people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two for driv [...]

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3 Honda SUVs stolen in George Town in one day

3 Honda SUVs stolen in George Town in one day

| 20/11/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Between one o’clock in the morning on Sunday and 3:00pm the same day police dealt with three reports of stolen Honda CRV-SUVs from three different locations around George Town. In a bizarre coincidence, the first report of a stolen vehicle came into police at just after 1:00am on 19 Nov [...]

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Customs officer charged in cocaine conspiracy

Customs officer charged in cocaine conspiracy

| 20/11/2017
(CNS): David Lobo (32), who works as a customs officer, was remanded in custody Monday after appearing in court facing cocaine charges. The Bodden Town man was arrested in June in relation to a drug conspiracy alongside two Venezuelan nationals and a Colombian but he was not charged until today. Lob [...]

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George Town man charged with burglary

George Town man charged with burglary

| 20/11/2017
(CNS) A 30-year-old man from George Town who was arrested Friday has been charged with aggravated burglary and common assault and was due to appear in court Monday.  The local man was charged in connection with a daylight burglary on Friday 27 October in the Washington Boulevard area of George Town [...]

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Motorists urged to secure vehicles from thieves

Motorists urged to secure vehicles from thieves

| 20/11/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): A surge in thefts from cars has led the police to urge car owners to secure their vehicles. The police said that as the holiday season approaches, the public should be extra vigilant in ensuring that parked vehicles are properly secured and that valuables are not left inside, especially wher [...]

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Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

| 16/11/2017
(CNS): In what appears to be a classic case of drug mules being used to smuggle class A narcotics, the Customs Department arrested two people at Owen Roberts International Airport Saturday after finding around 2lbs of cocaine concealed in hair products bottles. Officers arrested a 25-year-old Jamaic [...]

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Cops seize gun and loaded magazine following call out

Cops seize gun and loaded magazine following call out

| 16/11/2017
(CNS): Police officers responding to a 911 call early this morning about a disturbance involving damage to property at a gas station off Walkers Road in George Town recovered a handgun and a loaded magazine from a car that left the scene. When police attended the gas station around 2:30am on Thursd [...]

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Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Investigators involved in the ongoing investigation into corruption at the immigration department made their twelfth arrest Thursday. In another brief and limited statement, officials said that a 26-year-old woman from George Town was taken into custody this morning, but there was no indicat [...]

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Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

| 16/11/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is investigating a violent assault at around 2:00 this morning, Thursday 16 November, near to Tropical Plaza, off Smith Road in George Town. Police said they were dispatched to the area following a 911 call to report an assault where bottles were being thrown at a man who was on the [...]

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