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Archive for July 10th, 2017

British Navy lands on Cayman beach

British Navy lands on Cayman beach

| 10/07/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Engineers aboard the RFA Mounts Bay demonstrated how quickly and efficiently they can unload heavy equipment and supplies and set up a command post, if needed in the wake of a natural disaster, during a special exercise at the weekend. Military and other disaster equipment rolled up [...]

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UK Navy brings new rescue boat for fire service

UK Navy brings new rescue boat for fire service

| 10/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service has received a new life boat as well as waverunners with rescue boards to step up local search and rescue capabilities for inshore waters. British Navy vessel, RFA Mounts Bay, delivered the new rigid inflatable boat, which was procured by the local government [...]

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$200k of Tomlinson donations revealed

$200k of Tomlinson donations revealed

| 10/07/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Records held by the Elections Office of the full expense returns for all candidates have revealed that during the eight weeks before the May poll, former hospital boss and surgeon Dr Steve Tomlinson gave almost $200,000 in donations to ten independent candidates running in the election. This [...]

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West Bay man charged following raid

West Bay man charged following raid

| 10/07/2017
(CNS): The police have charged a local man with ten firearms and drugs offences following a raid last week at his West Bay home, where they recovered four firearms and ammunition as well as cash and drugs. The 40-year-old man was charged over the weekend with four counts of possessing an unlicensed [...]

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Stolen boat handed over to the police

Stolen boat handed over to the police

| 10/07/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS) Updated: A 29ft flat top boat stolen from the Lime Tree Bay area some time on Sunday, has been handed over to the police by a member of the public, the RCIPS said Tuesday. The boat which has a 150HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine was reportedly taken from a dock in the canal some time […] [...]

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Dive shop attacker faces long list of charges

Dive shop attacker faces long list of charges

| 10/07/2017
(CNS): Jaron Solomon, a 28-year-old man from East End has been charged with multiple offences after he allegedly stabbed a woman while she was at work in a dive shop in East End last week. The man was charged today with attempted murder, assault GBH with intent, assault ABH, common assault, defileme [...]

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Captain crashes boat into ironshore

Captain crashes boat into ironshore

| 10/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Several people were injured and a pleasure boat was extensively damaged Saturday night when the charter vessel’s captain slammed it into the ironshore. The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is now investigating what happened when the Mary Girl ran aground from the North Sound near Vista Del Mar. [...]

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Seymour tops election expenses

Seymour tops election expenses

| 10/07/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS) Dwayne “John-John” Seymour spent more than CI$38,000 to win his seat in Bodden Town East, the most spent by any of the 61 candidates who ran in the May 2017 General Election. The report detailing the expenses of all of the candidates and parties, which was published by the Election [...]

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US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

| 10/07/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, a 52-year-old American businessman who was arrested by customs officers after they found a large quantity of ammunition in a shipping container and two guns at his home has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. The man who is in the process of building a r [...]

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