Archive for August 25th, 2016

Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

| 25/08/2016
(CNS): In a flurry of firearm-related arrests and charges over the last two weeks, the police have rounded up another suspect gunman, who was charged today in connection with a modified flare gun. The 22-year-old man from East End has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and was exp [...]

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Police find suspect after manhunt

Police find suspect after manhunt

| 25/08/2016
(CNS) Updated Sunday: Police say they have found Jamaican national Christopher Green (32). Last week the RCIPS asked the public for help in tracking him down but now say that he was arrested Saturday by police without incident and remains in custody. Police said Thursday that Green was believed to b [...]

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East End man arrested over violent assault

East End man arrested over violent assault

| 25/08/2016
(CNS): A 22-year-old man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a serious and violent assault on a man, who underwent brain surgery and is currently in a coma as a result of severe head injuries sustained in the attack at the weekend. The 50-year-old vict [...]

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Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

| 25/08/2016
(CNS): The police have arrested a female immigration officer and four others following a raid in Savannah Thursday morning, in which police recovered a gun, ammunition and drugs. The early morning bust was in connection with shots fired at a property in Omega Drive, Prospect, on Tuesday. Police sai [...]

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Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

| 25/08/2016
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from Cayman Brac who works as a customs officer has been arrested for possession of an unlicensed firearm and is currently in police custody. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday at around 1:30pm after the gun was found by Brac officers following a search at the man†[...]

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Consequences for horse assault ‘insufficient’

Consequences for horse assault ‘insufficient’

| 25/08/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Another riding school has expressed its solidarity with the Cayman Islands Equestrian Center after a pony was put down after a brutal sexual assault that caused such severe injuries. But a spokesperson from the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) said the punishment of a maximum $4,00 [...]

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Independents want same-sex union ballot

Independents want same-sex union ballot

| 25/08/2016 | 150 Comments
(CNS): All of the independent MLAs sitting on the opposition benches have signed and supported a private members motion moved by Anthony Eden calling on government to hold a referendum on the recognition of same-sex unions in local law before the 2017 General Election. None of the five members are i [...]

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Iguana bounty chaos adds to challenges

Iguana bounty chaos adds to challenges

| 25/08/2016 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Fred Burton has described the recent green iguana cull experiments on Grand Cayman as “chaotic” and “discouraging”. The blue iguana expert, now working directly with the Department of the Environment on the invasive species project, said two of three professional hunters managed to ki [...]

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