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NRA boss under investigation

NRA boss under investigation

| 25/04/2018
(CNS): The National Roads Authority board chairman has confirmed that it has commissioned an investigation into possible misuse of the authority’s resources by a senior employee, who has been suspended pending the completion of the probe. CNS has learned that the employee is NRA managing dire [...]

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Woman struggles during street mugging

Woman struggles during street mugging

| 25/04/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was the victim of a street robbery on Sunday night attempted to fight off her attacker when she was grabbed by a man who had his face covered, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, who said that they did not receive the report of the mugging until Tuesday, 24 [&hel [...]

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Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

| 25/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police are asking the public for help in tracking down diving equipment that was swiped Tuesday from a porch of a house on Uncle Bob Road in West Bay. Police said that received a report yesterday morning that two bags of dive gear, a pair of Mares Avanti Quattro fins and two pairs of [&hellip [...]

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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an incre [...]

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Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

| 24/04/2018
(CNS): Five months after a round-island motorbike event in which more than 200 riders, including several on illegal vehicles, took part, the police have arrested a 26-year-old man from George Town who police claim was one of the main participants. He was arrested Friday on suspicion of dangerous [...]

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Judge remains on bench following DUI conviction

Judge remains on bench following DUI conviction

| 24/04/2018 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has confirmed that Justice Ingrid Mangatal will remain on the bench in the wake of her conviction for drinking and driving. In a short statement about the judge following press enquiries, the chief justice said he was satisfied that no further action was required [...]

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Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

| 24/04/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that a judge had not given enough consideration to the personal mitigating circumstances of Anastasia Watson (24), who had killed her close friend in a road smash in 2015, when she had been handed a one-year prison term for causing death by careless dr [...]

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Drugs not cause of prison congestion

Drugs not cause of prison congestion

| 23/04/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): HMP Northward is currently at breaking point when it comes to inmate numbers but the police have dismissed the popular misconception that the jail is being filled up with large numbers of young men, in particular, who have been being convicted and jailed merely for smoking ganja. The RCIPS ha [...]

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Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): A Bodden Town man has been arrested on a number of serious charges including money laundering after he was collared by police Saturday in a joint operation by the RCIPS, customs and immigration, where he was suspected of illegal gambling. The RCIPS said the 47-year-old man was seen trying to [...]

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WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): Dorlin Allen Ebanks (64) from West Bay, who also goes by “Allan Barnett”, has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to supply and other drug offenses, as well as threats to kill, escaping lawful custody, possession of an offensive weapon and other offences following a recent [...]

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Two men arrested over BT house fire

Two men arrested over BT house fire

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): Two Bodden Town men are in police custody after they were arrested on Friday morning in the wake of a house fire in the district, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Just after 11am police and the Cayman Islands Fire Service responded to a report of a burning house on Nettie [...]

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