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Armed man fires shots at gas station

Armed man fires shots at gas station

| 12/08/2020 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for an armed man after an attempted robbery at the Rubis gas station in East End on Tuesday evening. The man burst into the store wearing a dark coloured hoody and a black mask, brandishing a handgun, and demanded cash. He fired the gun into the ceiling of the […]

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Cops find sawn-off shotgun in car

Cops find sawn-off shotgun in car

| 12/08/2020

(CNS): The first illegal firearm found since the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions were lifted, was recovered by police last weekend. On Sunday at around 7:30am a loaded sawn-off shotgun was found in a vehicle that crashed into a tree on Fountain Road in West Bay. A 26-year-old man from George Town has since been charged with […]

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Man charged over nightspot parking lot assault

Man charged over nightspot parking lot assault

| 12/08/2020

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from North Side has been charged with assault ABH in connection with a violent attack on a woman outside Lillie’s nightclub in the Strand Plaza on Canal Point Drive last month that triggered a fight in which a man was stabbed. Police said that the suspect was arrested a week ago, […]

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Cop choppers ready for peak storm season

Cop choppers ready for peak storm season

| 11/08/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS) The RCIPS Air Operations Unit is back to full capacity after both of the helicopters have been serviced and spruced up ready for what is usually the busier part of the hurricane season. The newest H145 arrived back home last month and is now fitted with weather radar, daylight and thermal imaging camera, Nightsun […]

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The drudgery of drug smuggling

The drudgery of drug smuggling

| 10/08/2020 | 87 Comments

Book review by Wendy Ledger: When the news broke last weekend that the infamous drug smuggler Leigh Ritch had finally published a book about his life as one of the youngest ever ganja traders in the region, expectations were high. But $16.99 and 137 pages later, who knew that life in the drug business was […]

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Marl Road owner guilty of cyberbullying

Marl Road owner guilty of cyberbullying

| 06/08/2020 | 118 Comments

(CNS): Sandra Hill, the owner of the Cayman Marl Road (CMR) website, has been convicted of abusing and harassing on an ICT network in connection with a podcast on the site and related social media, where she accused local businessman Matthew Leslie of being a sexual predator. In the first case in which the ICT […]

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Webb sentence hearing postponed again

Webb sentence hearing postponed again

| 05/08/2020

(CNS): Jeff Webb, the former Cayman Islands Football Club and CONCACAF president who was charged in the 2015 FIFA scandal, has secured another delay in his sentencing hearing in New York for what is estimated to be the eleventh time. It is already clear that the one-time local football hero, who has handed over millions […]

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People damaging DoA traps to free dogs

People damaging DoA traps to free dogs

| 05/08/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Department of Agriculture dog traps have apparently been damaged by members of the public, and the police have issued a warning that anyone who damages government property, maliciously or recklessly, commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $5,000 or up to five years in jail. While the RCIPS did not state […]

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950lbs ganja found in boat

950lbs ganja found in boat

| 04/08/2020

(CNS): The RCIPS recovered around 950lbs of ganja inside a boat on Saturday night after officers pulled over a vehicle that was hauling the vessel on a trailer. Two men have now been charged with importing and intending to supply the drug and were expected in court on Tuesday. Police said they had cause to […]

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Man stabbed outside 7MB nightclub

Man stabbed outside 7MB nightclub

| 03/08/2020 | 73 Comments

(CNS): One man was stabbed and taken to hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning following a fight outside Lillie’s nightclub at The Strand Plaza in the Seven Mile Beach area. A woman also received minor injuries during the violent altercation at around 3am, which police said involved multiple people. Both of the injured […]

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56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

| 30/07/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Two different members of the public alerted the authorities yesterday to hauls of ganja they had found in local waters in two separate districts, which weighed a total of 56lbs. One person found a package in the water off Andresen Road in West Bay, while another found a package floating in the sea off […]

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