Archive for June 4th, 2018

West Bay MLA to undergo heart surgery

West Bay MLA to undergo heart surgery

| 04/06/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Bernie Bush, the Unity government back-bench representative for West Bay North, is currently in the Health City Cayman Islands hospital in East End awaiting a heart bypass operation on Wednesday. After feeling under the weather, Bush paid a visit to the doctors, where a minor blockage was pic [...]

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Retirement home needed for customs dog

Retirement home needed for customs dog

| 04/06/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): After many years in service in the United States and another four years sniffing out contraband here in the Cayman Islands, Blaze, a Customs Department dog, is now being retired from active service and needs a new home. A Beagle mix, Blaze arrived from the Sheriff’s Office in Maricopa Coun [...]

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Police release images of stolen jewellery

Police release images of stolen jewellery

| 04/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recovered a number of items of jewellery, which are suspected to have been stolen, during a raid last week, including several watches. Police are asking the public to assist in identifying the items, which were recovered during the execution of a search [...]

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Denial of theft leads to lengthy jail term

Denial of theft leads to lengthy jail term

| 04/06/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A woman who stole almost $58,000 from her employer was given a 45-month jail term Friday, when the court heard that she had shown no remorse for her crime and sought to blame others for a course of offending where she was stealing on a daily basis for more than five weeks while working [&hell [...]

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Third arrest in year-long CIFA probe

Third arrest in year-long CIFA probe

| 04/06/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): A 47-year-old man from George Town was arrested by investigators at the Anti-Corruption  Commission Monday on suspicion of committing several offences under Common Law, the Proceeds of Crime Law as well as the Anti-Corruption Law. The ACC said the arrest related to a corruption investigatio [...]

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Jersey’s former AG and UK appeal court judge join CICA

Jersey’s former AG and UK appeal court judge join CICA

| 04/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Following an open recruitment process earlier this year, the Judicial and Legal Services Commission identified two leading judges to join the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Governor Anwar Choudhury recently confirmed the appointment of Sir Michael Birt and Sir Jack Beatson, who will join t [...]

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GT man dodges jail after machete fight

GT man dodges jail after machete fight

| 04/06/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Randon Odell Davis (20), who originally faced attempted murder charges following a fight with his estranged wife’s ex-lover, walked away from court Friday after a judge handed down a nine-month suspended sentence. On hearing the full facts of the case and the admissions that had been m [...]

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Teenager faces sexual assault and robbery charges

Teenager faces sexual assault and robbery charges

| 04/06/2018
(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from George Town has been charged with attempted rape, indecent assault, and robbery in connection to an attack on a tourist almost two years ago, when the accused was just 15 years old.  The assault took place on South Church Street, George Town, on the night of Friday, 26 [...]

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UCCI urges silent victims to come forward

UCCI urges silent victims to come forward

| 04/06/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Following the conviction of maths professor Pavlov Rameau on multiple counts of possessing indecent images of children, his former employer, the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), released a statement Friday announcing a zero tolerance policy toward sexual harassment and any ot [...]

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Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

Cops receive first illegal gun as amnesty gets underway

| 04/06/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): As the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service launched a firearms amnesty on Friday, police immediately received the first illegal weapon. They said a gun and a significant amount of ammunition was surrendered and, thanking the public for that first step in making the community safer, they encou [...]

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