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Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

| 16/11/2017
(CNS): In what appears to be a classic case of drug mules being used to smuggle class A narcotics, the Customs Department arrested two people at Owen Roberts International Airport Saturday after finding around 2lbs of cocaine concealed in hair products bottles. Officers arrested a 25-year-old Jamaic [...]

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Cops seize gun and loaded magazine following call out

Cops seize gun and loaded magazine following call out

| 16/11/2017
(CNS): Police officers responding to a 911 call early this morning about a disturbance involving damage to property at a gas station off Walkers Road in George Town recovered a handgun and a loaded magazine from a car that left the scene. When police attended the gas station around 2:30am on Thursd [...]

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Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

Corruption probe reaches a dozen arrests

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Investigators involved in the ongoing investigation into corruption at the immigration department made their twelfth arrest Thursday. In another brief and limited statement, officials said that a 26-year-old woman from George Town was taken into custody this morning, but there was no indicat [...]

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Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

Victim attacked with bottles outside bar

| 16/11/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is investigating a violent assault at around 2:00 this morning, Thursday 16 November, near to Tropical Plaza, off Smith Road in George Town. Police said they were dispatched to the area following a 911 call to report an assault where bottles were being thrown at a man who was on the [...]

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No record of Florida fugitive in Cayman

No record of Florida fugitive in Cayman

| 16/11/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Local authorities say they have no record of a fugitive from Pasco County, Florida, being in the Cayman Islands, following news reports in the United States that Joseph Burke (53) may have fled here after scamming another man out of $100,000 in a house sale con. “Currently there is no [...]

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ACC makes 11th arrest in immigration probe

ACC makes 11th arrest in immigration probe

| 14/11/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Officers from the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a 57-year-old woman from George Town Tuesday in connection with a near year-long inquiry into corruption at the immigration department. The woman, who is the eleventh person to be arrested in this case, was described as a public official. [...]

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Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

| 13/11/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): A Coroners Court jury returned a verdict of lawful killing Friday in the 6 January 2017 shooting death by police of Norval Maconia Barrett (34), who was in Cayman illegally and suspected of involvement in a series of armed robberies. The shooting occurred when police went to a Windsor Park re [...]

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No budget for CIFA as troubles roll on

No budget for CIFA as troubles roll on

| 13/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The minister with responsibility for sports has confirmed that the Cayman Islands Football Association is still not receiving any money from government as the financial scandal surrounding the local sports organisation continues. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly told the Finance Committee that [...]

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Downtown club scene of double-trouble

Downtown club scene of double-trouble

| 13/11/2017 | 88 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with two separate and serious crimes at a downtown nightclub Friday, an assault and a shooting, but the suspects in both cases evaded arrest. Just before midnight a 19-year-old man from George Town was inside Margaritaville nightclub in George Town when he was hit in the face wit [...]

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Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

| 10/11/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured Thursday evening in a collision with a vehicle near to the Butterfield Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town in which a suspected drunk driver ended up in a five-car smash. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30pm yesterday and found [...]

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Criminal records can now be wiped clean

Criminal records can now be wiped clean

| 10/11/2017 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Caymanians who have minor drug convictions or who have had a crime free period of 15 years following a conviction for a non-serious offence can now wipe their criminal records clean. Officials have announced that the Criminal Records (Spent Convictions) Law, 2016, which replaced the Rehabili [...]

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