Archive for July 18th, 2018

New seabed map to steer vessels to safety

New seabed map to steer vessels to safety

| 18/07/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Representatives of the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) are currently in the Cayman Islands delivering to the Lands and Survey Department the results of a seabed mapping programme that was undertaken last summer. The new map is expected to improve navigation safety in local waters and ensure the territory is fulfilling its international maritime safety obligations […]

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Elderly realtor awaits fate in theft case

Elderly realtor awaits fate in theft case

| 18/07/2018 | 43 Comments

(CNS): A real estate agent who stole cash from two of his clients who were trying to buy property was bailed on Wednesday to wait out the judge’s deliberations regarding his sentence. Antonio Paolini is 78 years old and in poor health but he is still facing a possible jail term after taking $51,000 from […]

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Seven cars broken into in one day in WB

Seven cars broken into in one day in WB

| 18/07/2018 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Police are warning car owners to lock their cars after officers in West Bay responded to seven reports of vehicle break-ins on Tuesday. Property was stolen in only one of the cases but all of the vehicles involved had their windows smashed. The first report came in just after 7:20am from Courtyard Drive in […]

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Dog shot dead in West Bay

Dog shot dead in West Bay

| 18/07/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find the person who shot and killed a dog in West Bay sometime before Tuesday afternoon. The brown, long-haired dog was found yesterday afternoon by its owner near a tree in the yard of a garage on Powell Smith Road with a fatal gunshot wound. […]

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Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 25-year-old man from Cayman Brac was arrested on Monday at the Owen Roberts International Airport after a search by customs officers turned up two packages of ganja taped to his legs. The body search took place before the man and a 22-year-old woman travelling with him, who was also arrested, boarded a Cayman Airways […]

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Why are parking spots blocked?

Why are parking spots blocked?

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments

I noticed in town on Edward Street opposite the post office what appears to be public parking spaces that were blocked by orange cones. I counted four free spaces blocked off in this manner. Presumably to ‘reserve’ these spaces, but is this not illegal? Can I remove the cones and park there?

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New beat cops join EE and NS teams

New beat cops join EE and NS teams

| 18/07/2018 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says that two new beat officers have joined their Community Policing Department to cover the districts of East End and North Side and that they will be based at the local sub-stations. Both MLAs in those districts have advocated for years to get permanent officers in the two […]

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