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Man mugged by machete-wielding duo

Man mugged by machete-wielding duo

| 26/10/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two men who mugged a victim on Sunday, with their faces covered and armed with a machete, in another daylight robbery in George Town. The two suspects approached a man on Eastern Avenue near Watlers Drive at around 3pm yesterday and demanded cash, as one of them brandished […]

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Men stabbed during dump road bar brawl

Men stabbed during dump road bar brawl

| 25/10/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Several men were injured, some seriously, after a brawl at a bar on Seymour Drive, aka Dump Road, in the industrial area of George Town on Friday evening at around 8:30pm. Police are now seeking witnesses to the fight, which involved multiple people. At least four men were stabbed and taken to hospital for […]

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Car thieves make off in favourite model

Car thieves make off in favourite model

| 23/10/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): After many months since police last reported on a stolen car, thieves have struck in Bodden Town, making off with one of the most common models to be stolen in the Cayman Islands. A white 2000 Honda Civic, registration #168 371, was last seen at about 10:30 last night parked at an address off […]

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West Bay man arrested for daylight robbery

West Bay man arrested for daylight robbery

| 22/10/2020

(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in relation to a daylight mugging in George Town this week. Police said the man remains in custody as the investigation continues into the stick-up on Eastern Avenue near the junction of Shedden Road on […]

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Man mugged in daylight robbery

Man mugged in daylight robbery

| 20/10/2020 | 26 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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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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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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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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