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Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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Community battles Beach Bay resort

Community battles Beach Bay resort

| 24/06/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Beach Bay residents in the area of St James Point are concerned that a proposed development in their quiet residential community is going to be rubber stamped, despite their objections and a lack of transparency around the project. Some of the residents have begun a petition opposing the development and the proposed road changes […]

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Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from Windsor Park, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been accused by his step-sister of raping her multiple times from when she was six years old until she was a teenager. The young woman first told an adult at her school in 2014 but for a variety of reasons […]

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Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

| 22/06/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman Bryce Merren, who was caught in a US bust five years ago, is back in Cayman. Following his conviction in 2014 for conspiracy to supply around 200kg of cocaine, he was sentenced to nine years in jail but he has returned home to serve what remains of his prison term at HMP […]

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Cuban migrant bill reaches $1.4 million

Cuban migrant bill reaches $1.4 million

| 22/06/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Government has said that in the first five months of this year it had already spent around $1.4 million holding Cuban migrants in and out of the detention centre, almost as much as the entire budget for 2018 of $1.6 million. Government closed the Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks six weeks ago as it […]

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US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED Monday: Police have now confirmed that the 77-year-old man believed to have drowned while swimming off Seven Mile Beach Friday was Gerald Doyle who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts in the United States. Police said the emergency services were alerted Friday afternoon to the incident at around 3:30pm. Although medical assistance […]

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Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): After around two dozen road smashes between Sunday and Thursday this week, the police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking alcohol and to pay more attention even when sober. Three people were arrested for driving under the influence this week and the RCIPS raised […]

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Cops round up suspect burglars

Cops round up suspect burglars

| 21/06/2019

(CNS): The police arrested two suspected burglars this week for unrelated crimes. One of them, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was finally arrested on Thursday in relation to two break-ins on 8 and 14 April, after police spent two months tracking him down. And a 32-year-old man from George Town, whom police did not name, was arrested […]

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Flipped car snarls up Friday traffic

Flipped car snarls up Friday traffic

| 21/06/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Two drivers were taken to hospital Friday, with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision on North Sound Road near Compass Drive at 1:30pm. A BMW heading northbound and a Subaru heading southbound crashed when the Subaru was making a right-hand turn by Kirk Office Supplies. The Subaru then overturned as a result of the smash.

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Elections Office urges petitioners to come on in

Elections Office urges petitioners to come on in

| 21/06/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): With Cabinet set on the Elections Office checking each and every signature on the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise berthing project, all of the more than 5,300 people who signed are being urged to go to the office as soon as possible to confirm their signature and help move the […]

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