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Court dodger gets collared for burglary

Court dodger gets collared for burglary

| 27/07/2015

(CNS): A 46-year-old man from East End who not only failed to keep up with fine payments but failed to appear in court found himself in custody for burglary as well this weekend after police came across the wanted man in the early hours of Saturday morning. The RCIPS said the man was arrested in […]

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US teen hit by van in recovery, no charges yet

US teen hit by van in recovery, no charges yet

| 27/07/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A 16-year-old boy who was knocked down outside the Marriott hotel while visiting the Cayman Islands on spring break earlier this year has been discharged from hospital and returned home. The teenager remains in a wheelchair after receiving life threatening head injuries when he was hit by a local minibus on the West Bay […]

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Butt dialing adds to 911 workload

Butt dialing adds to 911 workload

| 27/07/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Calls to the emergency service centre in Grand Cayman increased by more than 20.5% in the last financial year, the Department of Public Safety Communications has revealed in their annual report, but officials say the increase is down to “abandoned or hang-up calls” as a result of people butt dialling 911 or letting the […]

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Lifers’ convictions stick in appeal cases

Lifers’ convictions stick in appeal cases

| 27/07/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Two killers and one serial rapist will all remain behind bars after the Court of Appeal upheld the convictions for murder against Raziel Jeffers and Chad Anglin, as well as a double rape conviction against Jeffrey Barnes. All three men are serving life sentences. Jeffers was convicted of gunning down gang rival Damion Ming […]

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Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

| 24/07/2015 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint in her West Bay home Thursday night. The police said that the intruder was a stranger to the victim, who was not only sexually assaulted but threatened and physically attacked by the unknown but armed man. The attack took […]

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Speaker may face ACC probe

Speaker may face ACC probe

| 24/07/2015 | 99 Comments

(CNS): The former minister for district administration and planning may be subject to an Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) investigation after the auditor general raised concerns again about her use of public money on Cayman Brac. In his latest report Alastair Swarbrick pointed to what could be a “breach of trust” by Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, who is currently the speaker […]

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West Bay man secures own acquittal

West Bay man secures own acquittal

| 23/07/2015 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A local man from West Bay who defended himself against burglary charges in the Grand Court without the assistance of an attorney walked away from court a free man this week after several months on remand after he was acquitted by the jury. 

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Cops net burglary and fence suspects

Cops net burglary and fence suspects

| 23/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two men were arrested in George Town Wednesday in connection with a burglary at an unoccupied apartment also in the capital sometime at the beginning of this week, as the RCIPS continues its battle against the rising tide of burglaries and break-ins across Grand Cayman. Police said a bicycle was stolen during the break-in and […]

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West Bay man denies burglary, mounts own defence

West Bay man denies burglary, mounts own defence

| 22/07/2015

(CNS): A local man has mounted his own defence to charges of trespassing and stealing a PlayStation 3 and its controller during a night-time break-in while the homeowner was asleep in his bed. Tonie Bush, who was charged with burglary at a home on Hell Road, West Bay, sometime between 10:30pm and 6:30am on 2 […]

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