Archive for December 27th, 2017

Fire suspected arson, say RCIPS

Fire suspected arson, say RCIPS

| 27/12/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The police have confirmed that they are treating the fire at a house in Central George Town as arson. Three people were injured in the early morning fire on Wednesday at a small residence on Shedden Road behind Archie’s Bar. Police said there were multiple occupants in the house wh [...]

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Police warn of messages seeking images of kids

Police warn of messages seeking images of kids

| 27/12/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The police are warning of a targeted attempt to solicit inappropriate images of children via social media. Last Thursday, 21 December, the RCIPS received a complaint from a parent on-island of suspicious Instagram posts and WhatsApp communications with minor children. An Instagram message had [...]

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Police deal with two suicides over holiday weekend

Police deal with two suicides over holiday weekend

| 27/12/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A local man who worked in tourism was found hanging from a tree in Windsor Park Saturday morning, and a well-known business owner who is also believed to have taken his own life was found dead at his home on Palm Heights Drive on Saturday evening, as the RCIPS dealt with two suspected holiday [...]

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Stolen car set on fire in Newlands

Stolen car set on fire in Newlands

| 27/12/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police have begun investigating a possible case of arson after a 1999 Red Honda Integra that was stolen back in November was set on fire on Hirst Road in Newland last Thursday night. Officers and fire crews were sent to the location not far from the Marine Base at around 9:00pm on 22 Decembe [...]

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Drug smugglers working over holidays

Drug smugglers working over holidays

| 27/12/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Three men are set to appear in court Wednesday after two separate incidents relating to drug smuggling around Grand Cayman. On Saturday, 23 December, officers from the RCIPS marine and air units intercepted a suspect blue and white drug canoe and seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja. Then [...]

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Queen reflects on tragedies in Christmas speech

Queen reflects on tragedies in Christmas speech

| 27/12/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): From The terrorist attacks in London and Manchester to the devastation in the Caribbean from hurricanes, Queen Elizabeth II recalled the tragedies of 2017 during her sixtieth televised Christmas speech. Alongside the bad news, however, the British and Commonwealth monarch also paid tribute to [...]

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Two hospitalised after Christmas Eve crash

Two hospitalised after Christmas Eve crash

| 27/12/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Two men landed in hospital for Christmas, one with serious injuries to his ear after a single vehicle collision in North Side in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police, fire and emergency personnel responded to the crash near Rossini Street, where the car had overturned and caught fire. Th [...]

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Support cop arrested after violent domestic assault

| 27/12/2017
(CNS): A 50-year-old auxiliary constable with the RCIPS was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning following a domestic disturbance at a residence in the Prospect area of George Town, where he also assaulted his colleagues. Police said he has been suspended from duty but has been bailed due t [...]

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McLaughlin ‘proud’ of Unity government

McLaughlin ‘proud’ of Unity government

| 27/12/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has stated that not only is he proud of the work of his previous administration but he is also proud of the people in his new National Unity team despite the fact that he is sharing power with his former arch political rival, McKeeva Bush, and that two of his key [&he [...]

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