Archive for February 27th, 2017

Private eyes on tail of MLAs

Private eyes on tail of MLAs

| 27/02/2017 | 136 Comments
(CNS): MLA Alva Suckoo has claimed that private investigators from overseas are following him and the other independent members of the Legislative Assembly in what they believe is an attempt to find something that can be used to discredit or manipulate them because of their opposition to governmentâ [...]

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Major gaps in search & rescue revealed

Major gaps in search & rescue revealed

| 27/02/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Cash, people and better use of existing resources and agencies are all needed to improve the issues surrounding the search and rescue service in Cayman, according to a report made public Monday. The report by the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) found there are a “number of c [...]

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Public urged to look out for wanted man

Public urged to look out for wanted man

| 27/02/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is asking the public to call 911 or contact the police immediately if they see Martin Anthony Trench (31), of Jamaica, who may be in this jurisdiction illegally and is potentially armed and dangerous. Police said that Trench is believed to have arrived on Grand Cayman recently. They [...]

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Plan needed to replace aging fire service fleet

Plan needed to replace aging fire service fleet

| 27/02/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Chief Fire Officer David Hails has indicated that the Cayman Islands Fire Service may need to replace all its vehicles soon, following the completion of a recent fleet evaluation by two overseas experts. The fire boss said that the average life expectancy of fire vehicles is around ten years [...]

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Skills gap remains a challenge for RCIPS

Skills gap remains a challenge for RCIPS

| 27/02/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has become the latest leader of the RCIPS to point to the “skills gap” among officers working for the service. For more than a decade, almost every commissioner that has come from overseas has highlighted competency issues and the need to “professionalise [...]

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Man charged with New Year’s Day rape

Man charged with New Year’s Day rape

| 27/02/2017
(CNS): The police have charged Seigal Taylor (38), from West Bay, with rape and indecent assault in connection with an incident that happened on New Year’s Day but was not reported to police until more than a week later. Taylor was arrested Friday and charged Sunday. A 20-year-old woman from  [...]

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Suspect denies busy night of break-ins

Suspect denies busy night of break-ins

| 27/02/2017
(CNS): Gary Steven Oliver has pleaded not guilty to charges of trying to break into a car rental office and an office equipment shop in a burglary spree August 2015. When he appeared in court Friday, the Bodden Town man denied the attempted burglary at Marshall’s Rent-A-Car in George Town near [...]

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Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

| 27/02/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS) Updated 3:30pm Monday: Police have now confirmed that a large quantity of ganja was found aboard the boat discovered partially submerged about two to three miles off North West Point, West Bay, on Sunday morning. The police helicopter continued searches for anyone who may have been on board M [...]

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