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Artist charged over controversial work

Artist charged over controversial work

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): An artist based on Cayman Brac who was arrested over what some residents on the Sister Islands have found offensive artwork displayed on his property on the South Side of the island has now been charged. Ronald “Foots” Kynes (63) has been charged with displaying an obscene object for pub [...]

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Teenage prisoners build their own basketball court

Teenage prisoners build their own basketball court

| 16/10/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): A group of young offenders who are currently locked up in the juvenile unit at HMP Northward have started work constructing their own basketball court, which the prison director said was not just about providing a new way for them to exercise but was also an opportunity for the boys to learn [...]

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US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, an American citizen who is building a home on Cayman Brac, will face trial next year for the importation of 240 rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition and the possession of a BB gun. The 52-year-old man was charged earlier this year after customs officers discovered the am [...]

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Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

| 15/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been arrested following a serious assault against a senior police officer who attended the scene of a collision in George Town on Saturday night. An RCIPS spokesperson confirmed that the injured officer is Detective Superintendent Peter Lansdown. The senior cop, who was in [...]

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Thieves make off with valuables from beachbag

Thieves make off with valuables from beachbag

| 13/10/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging people not to leave valuables unattended when they go to the beach after a number of valuable items stolen from a couple’s bag while they were swimming at Governor’s Beach yesterday lunchtime around 1:00pm, Thursday 12 October.  The woman and the man had left a [...]

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Five robbed by armed men outside bar

Five robbed by armed men outside bar

| 12/10/2017 | 130 Comments
(CNS): Five people who were sitting outside Salty’s bar in Grand Harbour, George Town, just after it closed early this morning were robbed by three men, two of whom were said to have been armed with handguns that may have been fired. The outdoor bar stick-up happened around 1:00am Thursday, [...]

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Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

| 12/10/2017
(CNS): A 31-year-old woman from Bodden Town has been arrested by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, assisted by the RCIPS, in connection with an ongoing investigation. Officials from the commission stated in a brief press release Thursday that the woman was detained this morning on s [...]

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Police accountant admits breach of trust

Police accountant admits breach of trust

| 11/10/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): A police accountant pleaded guilty Wednesday to breach of trust in connection with the abuse of a Kirk’s Supermarket charge card given to the RCIPS on which she is accused of charging more than $7,000 of unauthorised spending, over $4,000 of which was never paid back. Sara Connor (39) [...]

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Jury finds accused man guilty of rape

Jury finds accused man guilty of rape

| 11/10/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Marlon Ricardo Porter (37) was convicted Tuesday of rape, assault and causing harassment and distress, following a jury trial in which the court heard that his victim suffered a four-hour ordeal. The Jamaican national will be sentenced on 23 November in relation to the attack, which took plac [...]

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Driver arrested over Town Hall Road crash

Driver arrested over Town Hall Road crash

| 11/10/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested a 29-year-old woman from George Town on suspicion of dangerous driving following the crash on Town Hall Road, West Bay, on Monday morning. The woman has been granted bail while police continue their investigations into what happened. No details have been released by the [...]

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Webb to learn his fate in January

Webb to learn his fate in January

| 11/10/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The former Cayman Islands and regional football boss, Jeffery Webb, is now due to be sentenced for his part in the global FIFA scandal in January, according to listings from a New York court. Webb fell far from grace when he was arrested in Switzerland in a US probe into football corruption w [...]

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