Archive for January 24th, 2017

Garbage collectors save truck from fire

Garbage collectors save truck from fire

| 24/01/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): When local garbage collectors spotted a load smouldering in one of the Department of Environmental Health’s relativly new fleet of trucks around 7am this morning, the men were quick to dump out the burning waste and save the costly rig from damage. The fire was spotted Tuesday by workers soon after they collected commercial […]

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Assistant bank manager jailed for 20 months

Assistant bank manager jailed for 20 months

| 24/01/2017 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A local man who stole just under CI$20,000 over a three-year period when he was employed as an assistant manager at Cayman National Bank was handed a 20-month prison term on Tuesday in Summary Court. Dale Antonio Allen (29) pleaded guilty last year to more than two dozen counts of money laundering, obtaining property […]

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Father and son remanded in gun case

Father and son remanded in gun case

| 24/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Following their arrest at the weekend over an illegal gun, George and Jordan Powell, a father and son from West Bay, were both charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm Tuesday and appeared in Summary Court. The men, aged 47 and 24, were arrested early Saturday morning after the truck they were in hit a light […]

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Cops in Barret killing off gun duty

Cops in Barret killing off gun duty

| 24/01/2017 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The police officers who shot and killed a suspect in an early morning operation on 6 January have been given the option of taking personal leave or doing desk duties, RCIPS officials have said, as the investigation into the events surrounding the death of Norvell Barrett continues by independent officers from Bermuda. Barrett (34), […]

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Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

| 24/01/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): In yet another serious smash on Grand Cayman’s roads, a driver suffered a broken leg this weekend after the car he was driving flipped over at the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout on Shamrock Road around midnight on Saturday night. Police said that no other cars were involved in the crash involving a 2000 white Honda […]

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Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

| 24/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are searching for a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV which they believe was involved in a hit-and-run on the West Bay Road. A 69-year-old woman was badly injured when she was struck by the car as she walked on the pavement and has been flown overseas for treatment. The RCIPS revealed that the collision […]

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Rough seas close downtown George Town

Rough seas close downtown George Town

| 24/01/2017 | 25 Comments

(CNS): George Town’s tourist hotspot was virtually deserted Tuesday morning after high waves and debris from the ocean closed the roads leading to the waterfront. Police said the closures would be in place until further notice as the rough seas were expected to continue for a few more days. Harbour Drive was blocked and drivers […]

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Brac airport reopens to all aircraft

Brac airport reopens to all aircraft

| 24/01/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac is back to full capacity and the Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) jet service returned to its regular schedule on Sunday, now that the Cayman Islands Fire Service on the Brac once again has two fire trucks operating in its Aerodrome Unit, according to the Miguel Martin, […]

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