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Judge ponders murder tariff for Butler

Judge ponders murder tariff for Butler

| 03/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge will deliver the first ever tariff for a murder case in the Cayman Islands on Friday when he decides the fate of Tamara Butler, who was convicted in March of killing her six-year-old daughter, Bethany, in October 2014. Justice Alastair Malcolm heard submissions Tuesday from both Director of Public Prosecutions […]

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Officials removed from Anti-Corruption Commission

Officials removed from Anti-Corruption Commission

| 03/05/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): An amendment to the Anti-Corruption Law, which passed unopposed through a second reading in the Legislative Assembly Monday, has removed the police commissioner, the auditor general and the complaints commissioner from the Anti-Corruption Commission, paving the way for the five-member panel to be made up of retired judges, lawyers, police officers, justices of the […]

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NS man arrested for attempted murder

NS man arrested for attempted murder

| 03/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 23-year-old man from North Side has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a stabbing incident on Wednesday, 20 April, on Lariat Road. Police said the suspect is currently in police custody, while the 36-year-old male victim is still in hospital in critical but stable condition and is due to […]

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Police civilian staff arrested for theft

Police civilian staff arrested for theft

| 03/05/2016

(CNS): Two civilian employees of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service have been arrested on suspicion of theft. The staff members, who are understood to work in the Financial Administration Unit handling accounts receivable/payable, are both women, aged 37 and 41. They were arrested on 31 March and 1 April but the police had not volunteered […]

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$11 thieves caught on Brac store’s CCTV

$11 thieves caught on Brac store’s CCTV

| 02/05/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS) Updated with CCTV footage: Burglars who broke into a shop on Cayman Brac in the early hours of Saturday morning stole around $11 in coins. Police said the two thieves, who both had their heads, arms and hands covered, entered the premises from the rear of Tibbetts Enterprises in Cotton Tree Bay at around […]

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Boy charged with grocery store stick-ups

Boy charged with grocery store stick-ups

| 02/05/2016

(CNS): A teenage boy from West Bay has been charged with armed robbery, police said. He was expected to appear in court Monday to answer charges regarding two hold-ups at a local grocery store in the district. The juvenile was arrested last Thursday, April 28, and charged Saturday with the robberies at Eddie’s Minimart No2 […]

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Savannah man killed in hit and run

Savannah man killed in hit and run

| 30/04/2016 | 116 Comments

(CNS) Updated Sunday afternoon: Police have now named the cyclist who was killed by a hit and run driver on Hirst Road in the vicinity of Butterfly Circle, in one of two road crashes early Saturday morning. He was Anthony David James Moore (34), of Newlands, Savannah. In a separate incident but shortly afterwards, just […]

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Cubans crammed on 25ft boat off Brac coast

Cubans crammed on 25ft boat off Brac coast

| 29/04/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A group of nineteen Cubans were in local waters Friday but continued on with their journey. Officials said that 18 men and one woman were packed aboard a 25-foot boat with no shade, which arrived off Cayman Brac around 7:00 this morning. They were met by the local authorities but left the island shortly […]

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Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

| 29/04/2016

(CNS): The two George Town brothers charged with the murder of Jason Powery, who was gunned down outside a bar last summer, will not take the stand in their own defence. As the crown closed its case Thursday afternoon, attorneys representing Osbourne Douglas and Justin Ramoon told the court the defendants would not be giving […]

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Drugs fuelled 43% of prisoner’s crimes

Drugs fuelled 43% of prisoner’s crimes

| 29/04/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Drug use was cited as the direct or indirect reason for a significant number of prisoners’ crimes, according to the results of a survey undertaken by the National Drug Council in 2013. At the time, just over a third of inmates (35%) were serving time for drug convictions but more than 43% of inmates […]

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Cayman under cyber-attack, says ICTA

Cayman under cyber-attack, says ICTA

| 29/04/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): As local telecommunications provider Flow issued another alert about phishing scams impacting its customers, the managing director of the Information & Communications Technology Authority warned that Cayman is being targeted by cyber criminals. Earlier this week Flow warned customers about an email purporting to be from LIME, its previous brand, regarding spam security issues […]

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