Archive for January 8th, 2018

Cops continue rounding up drunk drivers

Cops continue rounding up drunk drivers

| 08/01/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS) Although the Christmas and New Year celebrations are over, police said that drivers are still getting behind the wheel drunk and in the first weekend of 2018 they rounded up nine drivers during enforcement operations and during patrols because of too much booze. Two of the nine were arrested o [...]

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Police issue more warnings over online job scams

Police issue more warnings over online job scams

| 08/01/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): An online job scam, which police believe is being run from Jamaica and targeting expat workers, has expanded is con base from the hospitality to the health sector. The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is warning people not to send money or engage with these con artists and contact the police if th [...]

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Ministry denies Carter’s suspension

Ministry denies Carter’s suspension

| 08/01/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Despite widespread reports from multiple sources that Roydell Carter has been placed on required leave and is facing pressure to resign from his job as the director of the Department of Environmental Health, the ministry has denied that he has been suspended. The ministry’s chief office [...]

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Consultants and education in OAG sights

Consultants and education in OAG sights

| 08/01/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Auditor General Sue Winspear has revealed that the use of consultant services by government will be one of the first performance audits to be published this year and that her office will also be taking a look at education spending with a view to producing a report before the end of 2018. Spea [...]

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Suspect charged over car crimes

Suspect charged over car crimes

| 08/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Following his arrest last week, a 46-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with criminal trespass and interfering with a motor vehicle following an incident early Friday morning, when he was reportedly trespassing on private property and trying to get into a car. He has also been charg [...]

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October rain saves Cayman from another dry year

October rain saves Cayman from another dry year

| 08/01/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): With more than 15 inches of rain falling in October, the weather systems that crossed Cayman that month resulted in a total rainfall accumulation for 2017 of more than three inches above the 30-year average rainfall of 56.2, according to official figures. The wetter year, as a result of the O [...]

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West Bay man missing for more than week

West Bay man missing for more than week

| 08/01/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Police are currently investigating the disappearance of a West Bay man who has not been seen for nine days. The RCIPS said they received a missing person report for James Orville Ebanks (56) on Friday night. According to the report, Ebanks was last spotted in the Marl Crest Road area of West [...]

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