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Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

| 10/01/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): The disgraced former local football hero, Jeffrey Webb, is about to lose his one-time home in Savannah after Fidelity Bank began legal proceedings to seize and sell the house to recover the near $300,000 that Webb reportedly owes on the property. In the first Government Gazette of the year, a [...]

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Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

| 10/01/2017
(CNS): Some six months after a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a silver Chevrolet Coronado on Shamrock Road, police have charged the Honda driver with a number of drug offences. The RCIPS said the 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged on 21 December with possession of cocai [...]

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Bermuda cops arrive for RCIPS shooting probe

Bermuda cops arrive for RCIPS shooting probe

| 09/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Two officers from the Bermuda Police Service have arrived on island and assumed control of the investigation into the circumstances of the death of Norval Maconia Barrett, who was shot and killed by police on Friday morning. The RCIPS confirmed Barrett’s identity Monday, though it was alrea [...]

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Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

| 09/01/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): One driver remains in hospital being treated for serious injuries and a second escaped with just minor injuries following two separate single-car crashes in Bodden Town on Sunday. The first happened at around 5am on 8 January near Walter’s Estates on Shamrock Road, when a white Kia sedan w [...]

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Woman cleared of arson due to mental health

Woman cleared of arson due to mental health

| 09/01/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): A Grand Court judge found a local woman from North Side not guilty of three arson-related charges because of mental health challenges that impaired her ability to understand or even remember her crimes. The 57-year-old woman was accused of setting fire to her own home in the district more tha [...]

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Harsher penalties for harbouring illegals needed

Harsher penalties for harbouring illegals needed

| 09/01/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, a declared candidate for George Town Central, close to the area where police shot and killed a Jamaican man thought to be here in the Cayman Islands illegally, says the penalties for whoever he was staying with while he was here need to be strictly enforced. There are two issue [...]

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Fatal police shooting in Windsor Park

Fatal police shooting in Windsor Park

| 06/01/2017 | 155 Comments
(CNS) Updated 2:40pm Friday: The RCIPS has confirmed that a man was shot and killed by police officers early this morning in the Windsor Park area of George Town. Police said the incident occurred during a pre-planned firearms operation, for which they had a search warrant to look for both a firearm [...]

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27 DUI arrests over the holidays

27 DUI arrests over the holidays

| 05/01/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): During Operation Ice Crystals, the RCIPS holiday safety campaign which ran from 7 December through 2 January, police officers made a total of 27 DUI arrests, issued 30 citations for speeding, 39 citations for using a mobile phone while driving, 32 citations for failing to wear seat belts and [...]

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Driver fled after breaking light pole

Driver fled after breaking light pole

| 04/01/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old driver of a car that flipped over and smashed into a CUC light pole on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway Tuesday afternoon emerged unhurt but he has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, driving while not qualified, driving without insurance, using a vehicle with expir [...]

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New CoP orders external review of child abuse cases

New CoP orders external review of child abuse cases

| 04/01/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Following an RCIPS internal audit of all open child abuse cases in the Cayman Islands, triggered by a recent court case where the failure by the police to investigate a serious complaint of child sex abuse became apparent, an external review has been commissioned by the new police commissione [...]

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Armed men try to rob bank cash van

Armed men try to rob bank cash van

| 02/01/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two armed men who tried to rob a cash transfer van at Cayman National Bank on New Year’s Eve. The robbers failed in their attempt, though police have not stated what happened to make the robbers run off before taking any cash. No shots were fired and no […] [...]

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