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Travel agent acquitted of all charges

Travel agent acquitted of all charges

| 24/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A former travel agent who faced 29 counts of deception after more than two dozen people bought flights from her but were unable to travel because she didn’t pay the ticket bill has been found not guilty of all charges. It took a jury of four women and two men just a few hours […]

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Suspect charged after 1000+ indecent images found

Suspect charged after 1000+ indecent images found

| 24/05/2016

(CNS): A 25-year-old Jamaican man has been remanded in custody to HMP Northward after he appeared in court Monday charged with possessing thousands of pornographic images of children and distributing images online. Trevorne Daley was arrested following an enquiry triggered by the US authorities when he befriended a boy on Facebook last December and began messaging […]

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UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

| 24/05/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A British police officer who was part of the controversial internal police enquiry, Operation Tempura, has revealed that an investigation of its lead officer, Martin Bridger, which held up an FOI request for years, was nothing more than a “scoping exercise”. After Bridger filed a number of complaints about how Tempura was handled and […]

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BT man robbed outside home

BT man robbed outside home

| 23/05/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A Bodden Town man was robbed virtually on his doorstep early Sunday morning (22 May) by two armed men. Police said the robbery at a residential address on Hirst Road was reported at about 1:30am, just after the man had arrived home. As he was getting out of his car, he was approached by […]

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Police round up one of three street muggers

Police round up one of three street muggers

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): A 20-year-old man from George Town who was arrested last Friday night has been charged with robbery in connection with a street mugging on Walkers Road earlier this month. The man has been accused of being one of three men who robbed a cyclist as he was riding close to Cayman Academy off Walker’s […]

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GT man charged over indecent images of children

GT man charged over indecent images of children

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town is expected in court Monday for a list of child pornography charges. Following his arrest last Wednesday, the man was charged with nine counts of possessing an indecent photograph of a child and one count of distributing child pornography. The police released few details about the case, stating […]

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Police find drugs in GT man’s car

Police find drugs in GT man’s car

| 23/05/2016

(CNS) Updated: Police have now charged a 27-year-old man arrested last week with dealing drugs. The man is due in court today (Monday 23 May) facing charges of consumption and possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as possession and consumption of ganja. Police have not revealed the quantity of drugs seized.  The man was […]

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Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): Two men from West Bay and two Cuban nationals were arrested in East End Thursday evening after the police intercepted what they believe was a smuggling operation Thursday night. Following a report of a suspicious vessel near East End heading to shore, the Joint Marine Unit and Air Operations Unit tracked the vessel to […]

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$500k of jewellery still missing after 2015 robbery

$500k of jewellery still missing after 2015 robbery

| 23/05/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A collection of distinctive jewellery stolen from a local designer during a robbery last November is still missing and police and the owner are appealing to the community to help find the pieces, which together are worth around half a million dollars. Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry on West Bay Road was robbed by an armed […]

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Cops round up suspect in 4 month old gun case

Cops round up suspect in 4 month old gun case

| 19/05/2016

(CNS): A local man has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm following an incident at the beginning of the year in Bodden Town. The 33-year-old man reportedly evaded police during an operation on 20 January in Kitty Lane, when he was believed to be in possession of a gun. The man is expected to […]

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Drug traffickers deny smuggling gun into Cayman

Drug traffickers deny smuggling gun into Cayman

| 19/05/2016

(CNS): Two men who have admitted smuggling almost 200lbs of ganja into the Cayman Islands have denied attempting to bring in an unlicensed gun at the same time. Clibland Swaby Powery (31) from George Town and Marlon Crowe (33) from Jamaica pleaded guilty on Friday to drug trafficking but not guilty to importing a Smith […]

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