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‘Naming and shaming’ unfair, says local woman

‘Naming and shaming’ unfair, says local woman

| 18/02/2019

(CNS): A woman who says she was wrongly ‘named and shamed’ by a blogger is urging people not to rush to judgments when reading one side of a story on social media. Giselle Johnson was arrested last month following an altercation with her ex-boyfriend after he made what she said was a false allegation against […]

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Active drug bust underway in Breakers

Active drug bust underway in Breakers

| 18/02/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers were still on the scene of what appears to be an active drug bust in Breakers Monday lunchtime after a suspicious vessel was spotted in the area at around 6:45 this morning. As a crowd gathered at the scene, the police urged people to stay away so that they […]

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Prison investment plans too slow, says HRC

Prison investment plans too slow, says HRC

| 18/02/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): It is no secret that for many years conditions in Cayman Islands prisons have been dire and in desperate need of investment. But in a newly published document the Human Rights Commission detailed the human rights challenges, describing Cayman’s prison system as “overcrowded, chronically underfunded and in need of urgent investment”. The HRC warned […]

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400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

| 16/02/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Four men were arrested after police found a significant quantity of suspected ganja in the early hours of Thursday morning in George Town. Police said that shortly after 5:00am on 14 February, officers on patrol in the capital saw a Honda vehicle speeding along Walkers Road. The driver ignored police signals to stop and […]

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RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

| 15/02/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has purchased two new, fully-electric all-terrain vehicles to add to its fleet and provide officers with improved capabilities to conduct patrols along the beach and in off-road areas. The RCIPS said this week that police officers expect to test out the new machines this weekend. when they will […]

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Webb’s sentence postponed for ninth time

Webb’s sentence postponed for ninth time

| 14/02/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ one-time local football hero who fell spectacularly from grace almost four years ago in the massive global FIFA scandal has got another postponement in his sentencing hearing. Jeffrey Webb pleaded guilty in December 2015 but for the ninth time the New York court dealing with his case has agreed to push […]

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ACC arrests two people in mystery probe

ACC arrests two people in mystery probe

| 14/02/2019

(CNS): Anti-Corruption Commission investigators, supported by Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers, have arrested two people on suspicion of corruption offences in an unidentified probe. A 42-year-old man, whom the ACC described as a public officer without revealing where he is employed, and a 41-year-old woman were arrested on Wednesday, 13 February, on suspicion of […]

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Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

| 12/02/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): An armed masked man made off with a bag containing personal items after a doorstep robbery outside a George Town home early on Tuesday morning. The victim was outside his house on Greenwood Drive at around 12:30am when he was approached by the masked robber, who appeared to be carrying a gun. The robber demanded his phone, […]

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GT man charged with a dozen offences

GT man charged with a dozen offences

| 12/02/2019

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town, who allegedly began his crime spree in October, was charged on Monday with a total of twelve offences, including arson and assaulting a police officer. Police said in a press release that  he had been charged with two counts of causing fear or provocation of violence in relation to […]

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BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town on suspicion of animal cruelty. This followed a raid at an address in Brushwood Way on Friday, 8 February, involving the RCIPS and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture in response to community concerns about disturbances and potential illegal activities. During the operation, six roosters […]

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Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): A 24-year-old woman from East End was charged with drug dealing after a bust on Thursday off Sea View Road. And a 37-year-old-man from George Town was bailed after he was arrested in a separate drug operation in Prospect on Friday. In both cases a quantity of ganja, cash and drug paraphernalia were seized by the […]

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