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CIG makes plans to take on ex-offenders

CIG makes plans to take on ex-offenders

| 31/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The government is working on a new policy that will set out guidelines on employing people with a criminal record. Although the Public Works Department and the Department of Environmental Health have historically employed former offenders, not many other core government departments, companies and statutory authorities have been so welcoming. But with the passage […]

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Woman mugged in entryway to home

Woman mugged in entryway to home

| 30/05/2016 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A woman was robbed outside her home in South Sound early Monday morning by two masked men, one of whom was armed with a knife. Police said that the mugging happened at about 2:00 this morning (30 May) on South Sound Road in the vicinity of Crewe Road. As the woman arrived home she was […]

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Man charged with corruption over $25 bung

Man charged with corruption over $25 bung

| 30/05/2016

(CNS): The latest person to fall foul of the Anti-corruption Law and end up in the Grand Court is a member of the public, who was arrested over a petty bribe. Ian Duffell appeared in the Grand Court Friday and denied one count of bribery in connection with an incident last September in which he […]

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Woman denies killing passenger in Rum Point crash

Woman denies killing passenger in Rum Point crash

| 30/05/2016

(CNS): Anastasia Watson (23) pleaded not guilty Friday to causing the death by dangerous driving of Kimberly Bush (23) in a crash in North Side last year. Watson was driving a silver BMW in the early morning hours of Wednesday 15 April on Rum Point Road when it came off the road and crashed into […]

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Three suspect drug dealers arrested in WB raid

Three suspect drug dealers arrested in WB raid

| 27/05/2016

(CNS): Police have arrested two men and one woman following a raid in West Bay early Friday morning. The RCIPS said that just after 6:30 this morning officers conducted a drug operation at an address on Mount Pleasant Road. During the search of the residence an undisclosed quantity of white powder resembling cocaine and vegetable […]

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Firefighter faces firearms related charges

Firefighter faces firearms related charges

| 27/05/2016

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from Bodden Town has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent, in connection with an incident in the district last January. Fabian Thompson, who is a firefighter with the Cayman Islands Fire Service, made his first appearance in court Tuesday, accused of fleeing while armed with a weapon […]

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Walton promoted to deputy top cop

Walton promoted to deputy top cop

| 26/05/2016 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Chief Superintendent Kurt Walton has been promoted to Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) after what officials described as a comprehensive local recruitment process. The senior Caymanian officer, who has been in the service since leaving school, will take up the new post after Deputy Commissioner Stephen Brougham, retires in […]

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Brothers convicted of GT murder

Brothers convicted of GT murder

| 26/05/2016 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Osbourne Douglas (28) and Justin Ramoon (24) were found guilty Thursday of killing Jason Powery following a judge alone trial last month. Justice Charles Quin said he was satisfied beyond all reasonable doubt that it was Ramoon who had shot the West Bay man in the face using a loaded 9mm handgun given to […]

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Police track down wanted woman in BT

Police track down wanted woman in BT

| 26/05/2016

(CNS): The RCIPS has located a woman who had been missing and wanted by police for more than six months. Before Jaesha Hendrix (22), also known as Jaesha Solomon and ‘Maliya’, was found in Bodden Town early Thursday morning, she had last been seen on 23 October at the Lakeside Apartments off the Esterly Tibbetts Highway. […]

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Local men walk free in bar brawl case

Local men walk free in bar brawl case

| 25/05/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Two men from North Side walked away from court free men Wednesday after they were found not guilty of grievous bodily harm in relation to a bar brawl last year in which the victim lost an eye. Eatton Brown (23) and Odain Ebanks (21) were acquitted after more than a week-long trial in which […]

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Travel agent acquitted of all charges

Travel agent acquitted of all charges

| 24/05/2016 | 53 Comments

(CNS): A former travel agent who faced 29 counts of deception after more than two dozen people bought flights from her but were unable to travel because she didn’t pay the ticket bill has been found not guilty of all charges. It took a jury of four women and two men just a few hours […]

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