Archive for December 9th, 2022

Three more robberies committed in one night

Three more robberies committed in one night

| 09/12/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As the current robbery spike continues to escalate, there were three more armed robberies on Thursday night in a period of just an hour, the first in Prospect, the second on Boilers Road and the third on Smith Road. The first victim was a woman who was robbed at gunpoint outside a residence where […]

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Armed mugger jailed for over four years

Armed mugger jailed for over four years

| 09/12/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man who mugged two men in one night, taking valuable jewellery at gunpoint to pay off a drug dealer, was jailed Friday for four years and one month. Charles Leonard Walton III (25) robbed both of his victims in the early hours of 29 March on Eastern Avenue just after they […]

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Local gambling connected to foreign crime syndicates

Local gambling connected to foreign crime syndicates

| 09/12/2022 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Attorney General Sam Bulgin have all stressed that law enforcement agencies in the Cayman Islands are increasingly concerned that illegal gambling here is directly connected to international and organised crime syndicates and is generating as much as $50 million each year in illicit earnings.

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British ambassador to succeed Roper

British ambassador to succeed Roper

| 09/12/2022 | 51 Comments

(CNS)): Jane Owen (59), a career diplomat, has been appointed as the Cayman Islands’ next governor when Martyn Roper leaves next year. Owen, who will be Cayman’s second woman in the job, will be coming from her current post as the British ambassador for Switzerland and the non-resident ambassador to the neighbouring principality of Liechtenstein. […]

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Cops seize ganja hauls found in GT and Brac

Cops seize ganja hauls found in GT and Brac

| 09/12/2022 | 4 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS officers have seized over 165lbs of ganja after finding two separate hidden hauls, one on Grand Cayman and the other on Cayman Brac. The police were called out to South Church Street in George Town around 6:15pm Sunday after some suspicious packages were found at the location. On arrival, police recovered several large […]

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