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BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town on suspicion of animal cruelty. This followed a raid at an address in Brushwood Way on Friday, 8 February, involving the RCIPS and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture in response to community concerns about disturbances and potential illegal activities. During the operation, six roosters […]

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Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): A 24-year-old woman from East End was charged with drug dealing after a bust on Thursday off Sea View Road. And a 37-year-old-man from George Town was bailed after he was arrested in a separate drug operation in Prospect on Friday. In both cases a quantity of ganja, cash and drug paraphernalia were seized by the […]

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Border patrol staffer arrested for real estate con

Border patrol staffer arrested for real estate con

| 09/02/2019

(CNS): A 26-year-old woman who is employed by the new Customs and Border Control Agency was arrested at the headquarters Thursday on suspicion of obtaining property by deception in connection with the transfer of real estate belonging to a vulnerable individual, the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit have reported. The woman’s 56-year-old mother has also been arrested […]

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RCIPS says it can tackle logistics of festival

RCIPS says it can tackle logistics of festival

| 08/02/2019 | 70 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has been working for some time in partnership with various other relevant agencies on the logistics of managing a music festival scheduled to go ahead next weekend, an RCIPS spokesperson said, but it will be a test for the police and its partners. The organisers of the KAABOO […]

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ACC chair says unit busier than ever

ACC chair says unit busier than ever

| 06/02/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission will need more investigators if the number of reports continues at current levels, according to ACC Chair Richard Coles, a former attorney general of the Cayman Islands. He told the Public Accounts Committee last week that the ACC could proceed with more cases if his team was doubled to match the doubling of […]

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WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

| 06/02/2019

(CNS): A 26-year-old woman from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of assault GBH after a stabbing at a George Town bar early Wednesday morning. Police said that a man was stabbed, sustaining a serious injury to his chest, during an altercation with a woman known to him at the Cotton Club on Shedden […]

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Immigration officer denies messages reveal corruption

Immigration officer denies messages reveal corruption

| 06/02/2019

(CNS): A senior immigration officer who is currently facing trial in a corruption case relating to bribes over the English Language Test at the department has emphatically denied that messages submitted as evidence against him show his involvement in that conspiracy. Taking the witness stand on Tuesday, he told the court that the messages related […]

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CBC and DoE round up island-hopping poachers

CBC and DoE round up island-hopping poachers

| 05/02/2019 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control Agency officers, assisted by Department of Environment conservation officers, recently netted several suspected poachers at Owen Roberts airport on their return from fishing trips to the Sister Islands. The DoE is warning people taking lobster and conch to stick to the take limits, as set out under the National Conservation Law […]

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Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

| 04/02/2019

(CNS): A 18-year-old-man from George Town, who was arrested on suspicion of a beach mugging close to the West Bay Cemetery last July, has now been charged with robbery and assault ABH. The police said today that the teenager appeared in court Thursday and has been bailed to re-appear on 8 February. During the mugging, […]

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Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: One man is in hospital and a second has now been charged after a fight at a home in George Town just before midnight on Wednesday. Police and the emergency medical services were dispatched to the residence on Watler’s Road following a report of an altercation between the two men, who were known […]

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Police bust gamblers and drug users

Police bust gamblers and drug users

| 31/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted two drug operations over the weekend, one in East End and one on Cayman Brac, and also busted an illegal gambling ring in Bodden Town, arresting a total of seven people. On Friday, 25 January, police and customs officers on Cayman Brac searched a home on Dantzler Drive […]

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