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Thieves target cars in South Sound

Thieves target cars in South Sound

| 15/08/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The police are on the lookout for thieves who broke into vehicles in the South Sound area earlier this week, when the windows of two cars were smashed and the rims and tyres of another were stolen. On Monday police received two reports of cars being broken into overnight while parked on Sunri [...]

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Woman held in jail in illegal gambling inquiry

Woman held in jail in illegal gambling inquiry

| 15/08/2018
(CNS): A 49-year-old-woman is currently in police custody after she was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of illegal gambling. Customs officers apprehended the woman on Sound Way in George Town after a crowd raised their suspicions. When the officers approached the group of people, several of them sc [...]

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Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

| 14/08/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Emotions ran high in Grand Court on Tuesday when two local men were convicted of illegally possessing two handguns following a two-week trial. Gerald Jaleel Bush (21) and Rico Roy Walton (28) now face a minimum of ten years behind bars after a jury found them guilty of possessing a Colt 45 a [...]

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Ex-civil servant facing jail time for $30K theft

Ex-civil servant facing jail time for $30K theft

| 13/08/2018 | 59 Comments
(CNS): Trisha Marissa Jackson (39), a former facilities manager with the government who recently pleaded guilty to stealing around $30,000 from the public purse over a near five-year period while she worked as a civil servant, will be going to jail, the court warned on Monday. Following a sentencing [...]

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Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 32-year-old Honduran national appeared in court Monday after spending the weekend in jail as a result of a crash in the early hours of Saturday morning in West Bay, in which he was suspected of drinking and driving. Omar Banegas has been charged with a list of offences that began when he ra [...]

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Manderson backs CoP’s move to recruit residents

Manderson backs CoP’s move to recruit residents

| 13/08/2018 | 117 Comments
(CNS): Acting Governor Franz Manderson has backed a move by Police Commissioner Derek Byrne to recruit foreign residents for entry-level positions to the RCIPS after the opposition called on him to prevent the change in policy. Manderson said that locals would still be given priority, even though th [...]

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East End man facing attempted murder charge

East End man facing attempted murder charge

| 09/08/2018
(CNS): A 22-year-old-man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing at a yard in the district last month. Police said the man remains in police custody as investigations continue into the assault, in which the victim was seriously injured and remains in the [...]

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Burglars targeting churches, warn police

Burglars targeting churches, warn police

| 09/08/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has received reports of eight break-ins at churches across Grand Cayman over the last two months, two of which happened overnight Tuesday-Wednesday (one in Savannah and one in George Town), in what appears to be a spree of targeted break-ins at religiou [...]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is extending the current recruitment drive period and opening it up to applicants who have been legally resident on the islands for at least four years. Although the recruitment drive was originally for Caymanian and permanent residents only, Police Com [...]

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Cops shut down late-night illegal session

Cops shut down late-night illegal session

| 06/08/2018 | 66 Comments
(CNS): A late night illegal session, for which the organisers were charging men an admission fee, was closed down by the police in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers learned about the party from a poster advertising the late-night event after liquor licensing hours on Saturdays at a house i [...]

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Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

| 06/08/2018
(CNS): A 24-year-old man suspected of drug dealing was arrested Saturday night following a police chase, and later charged with a list of offences. Police said they responded to a report made around 9pm that the man was behaving suspiciously in a parking lot on Smith Road. When the officers arrived, [...]

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