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Mystery boat washes up in Bodden Town

Mystery boat washes up in Bodden Town

| 17/05/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The police are asking the public to help them with an investigation into the origins of a mystery vessel that washed ashore in Bodden Town early this morning. At around  6:00am Wednesday, the Joint Marine Unit responded to a report that an empty boat with no engines had washed ashore on th [...]

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Auto theft on the rise, 4 cars found in BT

Auto theft on the rise, 4 cars found in BT

| 16/05/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED – Police dealt with three more reports of stolen vehicles this weekend and recovered a car that was stolen from the Marriott car park last week. One car believed to have been stolen between Friday and Sunday in Northward was eventually recovered Tuesday evening in Sitwell Road b [...]

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Dog survives after being set on fire

Dog survives after being set on fire

| 16/05/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The police are investigating an incident of animal cruelty in North Side on Saturday that may have been committed by a child. A report was made to the RCIPS on the afternoon of 13 May that a dog had been set on fire at a house in Old Man Bay. Officers responded to the location and [… [...]

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Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

| 15/05/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two women have been arrested on suspicion of DUI following two separate and unrelated major crashes in George Town this weekend in which the drivers caused multiple car pile-ups. The first happened on Saturday night at around 9:30pm on South Church Street and Boilers Road and the second at a [...]

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Double killer gets 28-year life term

Double killer gets 28-year life term

| 12/05/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Trevino Bodden, who is serving a life sentence for killing two brothers in East End in 2006 after a fight in which he was badly beaten, was given a 28 year minimum tariff in a conditional release ruling by Justice Alex Henderson in court Friday. Bodden was just 21 years old when he murdered [...]

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Cops cleared in fatal shooting

Cops cleared in fatal shooting

| 12/05/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The police officers who shot and killed a suspect during an operation in George Town in January have been cleared and will not face any criminal charges following the conclusion of  an external investigation. Norvel Barrett (34), who was in Cayman illegally, was gunned down by armed officer [...]

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Gunman sticks up liquor store

Gunman sticks up liquor store

| 11/05/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a masked armed robber who escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash early Thursday morning after robbing Reflections Food 4 Less on MacLendon Drive in George Town. The RCIPS said that a man with his face covered and armed with what appeared to be a handgun entered the [...]

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Plateless car stolen from hotel car park

Plateless car stolen from hotel car park

| 11/05/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS) Police are asking the public to help them find yet another stolen car. A silver Honda Accord was stolen yesterday night or early this morning from the Marriott hotel car park on the West Bay Road. The owner parked the car at 7:00pm but when he returned to it at just past 1:00am, it […] [...]

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Premier commits to 60% cut in gun smuggling

Premier commits to 60% cut in gun smuggling

| 11/05/2017 | 156 Comments
(CNS): The premier has committed to investing “whatever it takes” into police resources and the creation of a national coast-guard to fight the rising gun crime in the Cayman Islands. Alden McLaughlin has said that if the Progressives are returned to office in two weeks time, one of the prioriti [...]

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Developer discharged in forgery case

Developer discharged in forgery case

| 10/05/2017
(CNS): A local developer who faced a forgery charge was cleared by the Grand Court this week ahead of a scheduled trial when the crown offered no evidence against him. Prosecutors told the court that the charges against Lewis Molson Ebanks should be discontinued because of difficulties the crown had [...]

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Political heckler flees crash scene

Political heckler flees crash scene

| 10/05/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed that they are investigating a collision Tuesday night on Crew Road at the intersection with Ella Mae Gardens involving a motorcycle and two cars. The smash happened just after the motorbike rider had been heckling and hurling abuse at the premier during a political m [...]

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