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Man mugged in daylight robbery

Man mugged in daylight robbery

| 20/10/2020 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a street robbery that took place this morning near a busy part of Eastern Avenue at the junction of Shedden Road in George Town. At around 10am on Tuesday, 20 October, a man was approached by the robber, who brandished what appeared to be a gun before taking […]

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Officials step up prison rehab efforts

Officials step up prison rehab efforts

| 20/10/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Inmates at HMP Northward are now training to fill some of Cayman’s major skills gaps for technical jobs that are in the highest demand, from air-conditioning repair to carpentry. One of the biggest problems with the criminal justice system is the recidivism of offenders, given the barriers they face finding work when they leave […]

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Police track down missing man

Police track down missing man

| 19/10/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: After opening a missing person inquiry on Friday, police have now tracked down Maroe Shaw (25). Just one day after he was reported missing, officers on patrol located and spoke with Shaw, who was said to be in good health when he was found. He was taken home by the police to his father’s […]

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Arrest made after home isolation breached

Arrest made after home isolation breached

| 08/10/2020 | 119 Comments

(CNS): One family in home isolation has been moved to government quarantine after a member of the household breached the isolation rules by meeting another person just outside the geofenced limit. Officials said the monitoring team responded rapidly and the visitor has also been detained as the authorities tackle this first threat under the new […]

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Appeal court orders new trial in status scam

Appeal court orders new trial in status scam

| 05/10/2020

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction of Judith Douglas for a status scam theft of almost $2 million. In a ruling delivered on Monday by Judge Cheryll Richards on behalf of the higher court, the panel found that Douglas did not get a fair trial because of comments made by […]

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Pedestrian killed in car park collision

Pedestrian killed in car park collision

| 05/10/2020

(CNS): A 31-year-old woman died after she was run down in the condominium car park where she lived in West Bay on Sunday evening, 4 October. A 48-year-old woman driving the blue Honda Fit that hit the pedestrian has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. The incident happened at a condo […]

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Student injured in high school fight

Student injured in high school fight

| 01/10/2020

(CNS) A student at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) was take to hospital Wednesday and treated for injuries to his face following a fight with another student. Police said the two teenage students were engaged in a physical altercation at the school. No other details have been released about the fight but offices […]

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Scammers working overtime in pandemic

Scammers working overtime in pandemic

| 30/09/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): There has been an increase in financial scams since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit has warned. The unit is urging people to be wary of any kind of ‘get rich quick’ scheme, or investments that promise a substantial financial return in a very short period of time. If something […]

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Customs seize ‘gift’ of ganja

Customs seize ‘gift’ of ganja

| 29/09/2020

(CNS): A 24-year-old Caymanian was arrested on suspicion of importing drugs after Customs and Border Control (CBC) discovered that a package marked as a gift destined for him contain a pound of ganja and a number of vape pens. The package arrived here from the United States and was inspected as part of the department’s […]

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Charges laid in bank burglary four years on

Charges laid in bank burglary four years on

| 28/09/2020

(CNS): Three men have been charged with a burglary at the Royal Bank of Canada, Shedden Road, that took place over four years ago. A 30-year-old man from West Bay and two Bodden Town men, aged 38 and 33, are expected to appear in court on Tuesday. A former police officer who was arrested last year […]

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980lbs ganja seized off North West Point

980lbs ganja seized off North West Point

| 28/09/2020

(CNS): Three men have been charged with importation of ganja and illegal landing after the Cayman Islands Coast Guard and RCIPS Air Operations Unit intercepted a drug canoe off North West Point in West Bay last Thursday. The open-water bust happened around 3:50am on 24 September, when the crew aboard the police helicopter on aerial […]

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