Archive for August 20th, 2018

Cops bust another GT cockfighting operation

Cops bust another GT cockfighting operation

| 20/08/2018
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has seized another 26 birds believed to have been used in cockfighting. Police said that following a complaint from the community, RCIPS community officers and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture executed a search warrant under t [...]

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Bakery has no cash for would-be robber

Bakery has no cash for would-be robber

| 20/08/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): A man armed with a knife tried to rob the Caribbean Bakery in the Batabano area of West Bay on Sunday evening but he ran off through the back door when the store cashier told him there was no cash in the register. Police said a tall man with light brown skin, dressed in […] [...]

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Legal changes to help prosecute grooming

Legal changes to help prosecute grooming

| 20/08/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Amendments to the Penal Code that government hopes to steer through the Legislative Assembly at next month’s meeting on Cayman Brac have been welcomed by the police, as they say it will help them and prosecutors convict sexual predators and abusers who groom young victims. The Penal Cod [...]

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Women injured in after-hours bar room assault

Women injured in after-hours bar room assault

| 20/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Two women landed in hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning following an assault in a bar on Shamrock Road in Prospect. Police said Monday that one woman has been released but a second remains in hospital in serious but stable condition, and they confirmed that a 23-year-old man from [...]

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Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

| 20/08/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Traffic police issued 187 tickets for illegal tint last month as part of their ongoing efforts to clamp down on rogue drivers. After 28 tickets were issued for this offence in one day last week, police said that many people say they are unaware of the law regarding tint on windows, but that [...]

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NiCE workers to get certificates

NiCE workers to get certificates

| 20/08/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): The government plans to give workers who have signed up for the summer National Community Enhancement Project (NiCE) clean-up programme a training and participation certificate, suggesting that it will be a “valuable addition” to the resumes of permanent job seekers as they look [...]

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Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

| 20/08/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Police officers discovered three large glass jars hidden in the Bonaventure Road area of West Bay last week during the course of an undisclosed inquiry. No arrests have been made and the quantity of drugs found has not been disclosed. The find is now under investigation and anyone with info [...]

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Bodden Town man denies possession of illegal gun

Bodden Town man denies possession of illegal gun

| 20/08/2018
(CNS): Elton David Webster (31) will face trial next year over the possession of an illegal gun and ammunition found at his home in the Newlands area of Bodden Town after he denied the charges in Grand Court Friday. Webster was arrested in April after police executed a warrant at his residence, wher [...]

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