Archive for April 29th, 2019

Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

Man jailed for 39 months for sexual assault

| 29/04/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Corey Robert Dodge has been given a prison sentence of three years and three months following his conviction after trial in February of indecent assault on a woman at a neighbour’s house in South Sound last June. Dodge had denied the allegation of sexual assault, claiming he believed it was consensual, but the court […]

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Teen vandals also accused of school damage

Teen vandals also accused of school damage

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): Police now believe that the two young teenage boys involved in a spree of vandalism in the South Sound community of Webster’s Estates were also involved in a break-in on Wednesday evening at John Gray High School, where several computers and other property was smashed and a fire extinguisher was stolen. This was the […]

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Barmaid recalls ‘frightening’ robbery

Barmaid recalls ‘frightening’ robbery

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): A female employee at the Everglo Restaurant and Bar in Bodden Town who was robbed as she was leaving to go home in the early morning hours of 29 September last year told a jury she was frightened when the man approached her and demanded her purse. She said he appeared to have a […]

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Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

| 29/04/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): An 85-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from Florida drowned while swimming at Smith Cove on Monday morning. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the woman was taken to hospital from the popular beach spot on South Church Street in George Town by the emergency services at around 11:00am after she was […]

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Police hunting suspect over BT burglaries

Police hunting suspect over BT burglaries

| 29/04/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Detectives working on a number of burglaries in Bodden Town that were reported this month are appealing to the public to help them track down a wanted man who is a suspect in the case. Police said anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Daniel Wallace Rankine (left), who is known to frequent […]

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Cop, OC and Bush join premier in St Tropez ride

Cop, OC and Bush join premier in St Tropez ride

| 29/04/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Orrett “OC” Connor, host of Radio Cayman’s For the Record call-in show, will be bringing home the ‘Silver Pedal’ award for being the oldest cyclist to complete a charity bike ride in the South of France on Sunday. OC had joined his long-time cycling partner, Premier Alden McLaughlin, as well as Eric Bush, the […]

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Restaurant looking for would-be burglar

Restaurant looking for would-be burglar

| 29/04/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): CCTV cameras at the Grand Old House restaurant in the South Sound area of George Town captured a would-be burglar at the weekend. The management posted the footage on its Facebook page and is urging the public to call the police if they can identify the man who is caught on film wearing a […]

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Referendum campaign goes door to door in GTC

Referendum campaign goes door to door in GTC

| 29/04/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers with the Cruise Port Referendum campaign went door to door in George Town Central at the weekend accompanied by Kenneth Bryan, the constituency MLA, who helped them collect more names for the petition, which is now very close to verifying the 5,288 names of registered voters required to trigger a people’s vote on […]

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Developers get seats on NCL review board

Developers get seats on NCL review board

| 29/04/2019 | 99 Comments

(CNS): A board has been established to review the National Conservation Law, which government has signalled it wants to water down because some people think the legislation designed to protect the Cayman Islands’ threatened and dwindling natural resources is standing in the way of development. Premier Alden McLaughlin will be the chair of the committee […]

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Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): Two boys who are understood to be just 13 years old have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and damage to property after an alleged vandalism spree at the Webster’s Estates in the South Sound area of George Town. The boys are accused of a spray paint graffiti rampage on walls and signs, as […]

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Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Miller rails against licence fees waiver

| 29/04/2019 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has taken aim at the government for waiving what could be more than $6 million in outstanding vehicle registration fees owed to the public purse. He said the amnesty was “beyond unacceptable” when at the same time the Government of National Unity had engaged lawyers to pursue sick and elderly […]

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