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Absent US woman to be tried again

Absent US woman to be tried again

| 18/04/2019

(CNS): Carol Ann McNeil-Skorupan (68), from Wisconsin, will be tried for the second time in September, after a trial in her absence ended in a mistrial Wednesday. The jury was unable to come to a decision on the charges against her for the possession of an unlicensed firearm. McNeil-Skorupan had denied the charges and claimed […]

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Police recover gun during house search

Police recover gun during house search

| 17/04/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The police seized a .38 revolver following a search at a house in Prospect on Sunday, 14 April. In a short release the RCIPS said that officers had executed a search warrant at an address on Prospect Drive, George Town, during which a firearm was recovered. No arrests have been made and police are […]

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Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

| 17/04/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A contingent of RCIPS community officers from West Bay spent part of the day on Tuesday mixing and mingling with business operators, vendors and beach goers on Seven Mile Beach. The group, led by West Bay Area Commander, Inspector Lloyd Marriott, aimed to reassure and engage with the community, as well as keep an […]

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GT man charged with killing cyclist

GT man charged with killing cyclist

| 17/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Wilfred Myles Jr (28) was remanded in custody after appearing in Summary Court Wednesday, charged with causing the death of Ignacio Kirzner (21) in a hit-and-run on Monday morning. Kirzner was riding to work along North Church Street on a bicycle at around 5:30am when he was hit by a car. Myles, who […]

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Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

| 17/04/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): With over $9 million added to law enforcement budgets for 2019 and a long list of future plans for the various agencies, such as the police and border control, government has committed to investing heavily in fighting crime over the next few years. Money has already been appropriated for this year to buy land […]

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Court tries missing US woman over gun

Court tries missing US woman over gun

| 16/04/2019

(CNS): An American woman who had a suitcase containing a loaded gun that was sent to Grand Cayman to meet a cruise ship last month, failed to appear for her trial this week. But the crown is pressing on with the charges against Carol Ann McNeil-Skorupan (68), from Wisconsin. Prosecutors said she knowingly directed the […]

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Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

| 16/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED WITH CLARIFICATION:  A 48-year-old-man has been bailed following his arrest on Saturday afternoon on suspicion of possessing cocaine and ganja. Police said the man was arrested after he was spotted “acting suspiciously” outside a bar where officers were making checks. When they approached the man they saw him throw something away.

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Man charged over violent WB home invasion

Man charged over violent WB home invasion

| 15/04/2019

(CNS): A 40-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with aggravated burglary, wounding and robbery in connection to a home invasion in the Batabano area of the district last month. He is the second person arrested in the violent incident and is expected in court today, Monday. In the wake of the crime, police […]

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Robber targets restaurant and food truck

Robber targets restaurant and food truck

| 15/04/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is currently investigating two armed robberies that happened on Saturday evening, both committed by a man dressed in dark clothing and brandishing a machete. The police have not said if they suspect the two cases are linked, however, in both cases the robber demanded and then escaped on […]

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Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

| 15/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have arrested a 28-year-old-man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving a vehicle whilst disqualified, driving a vehicle without insurance and leaving the scene of an accident after a cyclist was killed on the road this morning. An as yet unidentified man, who is a resident of Cayman from overseas, […]

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Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

| 12/04/2019 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) was handed a 14-year jail term by a Grand Court judge Thursday for his part in an armed robbery at a Bodden Town bar and restaurant and for shooting at police officers during the getaway. Ebanks had denied being one of two armed masked men who held up the Czech Inn […]

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