Archive for June 4th, 2015

$100 taken in ‘terrifying’ home invasion

$100 taken in ‘terrifying’ home invasion

| 04/06/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS): A 67-year-old woman and her five-year-old granddaughter were subjected to a terrifying ordeal when three masked men burst into a West Bay home and demanded cash at around 2:30pm Wednesday 3 June. As the three unarmed but violent and aggressive men entered the house on Billy Manderson Drive, they grabbed the woman by the neck […]

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Police reveal death of another visiting diver

Police reveal death of another visiting diver

| 04/06/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A 53-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Clearwater, Florida, died while diving in West Bay almost one week ago, police have now revealed. John Michael Killanin was in Grand Cayman participating in an annual dive event known as Inner Space, police said, when he got into difficulties on the morning of Friday 29 […]

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Judge throws out murder case

Judge throws out murder case

| 04/06/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Jose “Pito” Sanchez walked away from court a free man on Thursday after Justice Charles Quin threw out the case against him for the murder of Solomon “Solly” Webster in September last year. The judge said it would have been impossible for him to find beyond reasonable doubt that Sanchez was the killer because there […]

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Missing teen turns up in Lower Valley

Missing teen turns up in Lower Valley

| 04/06/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Sixteen-year-old Meggan Rankine, who was reported missing Monday evening, has turned up safe and well close to where she was last seen. Rankine, who is a resident of the Francis Boden Girls Home, was seen Monday morning when she left home for work at a Savannah restaurant but was not there at pick-up time around 4pm. Police […]

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Criminal tourist scams supermarket ATM machines

Criminal tourist scams supermarket ATM machines

| 04/06/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): An Eastern European national visiting the Cayman Islands has been jailed for 16 months after he was caught attempting to steal cash, having skimmed hundreds of Cayman National Bank customers cards. Using a swipe machine and mini-cameras at CNB’s well-used ATMs at the Strand and Airport branches of Foster’s, Andon Smilyanov (32) was caught […]

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FBI hopes FIFA officials will give up Blatter

FBI hopes FIFA officials will give up Blatter

| 04/06/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The president of the international football body, FIFA, is reportedly in the sights of the FBI as they continue their investigation into a $150 million bribery probe at the top of the sport. The US media has reported that law enforcement agencies are hoping football officials already arrested and indicted will help nail Sepp […]

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