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Suspect charged in dive-shop break-in

Suspect charged in dive-shop break-in

| 25/07/2017
(CNS): Police have charged a 48-year-old man from West Bay with burglary following a break-in at a dive shop in the district last month. The burglar gained access through a side window on Sunday 16 June and is alleged to have taken some sports equipment as well as cash. The man was charged yesterday [...]

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George Town drunk accused of assaulting cops

George Town drunk accused of assaulting cops

| 25/07/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from George Town has been charged with four counts of disorderly conduct and four of common assault after he fought with police outside a Crewe Road Bar on Saturday night and resisted arrest. The police were called to a disturbance at Country and Western just after 9:30pm, [...]

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Teen was riding stolen bike

Teen was riding stolen bike

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): The 15-year-old boy who was badly injured in a smash near the Lighthouse Restaurant in the early hours of Saturday morning was riding one of two dirt bikes stolen from Frenchmans Drive, Bodden Town, not far from where the crash happened, police have said. The 2008 green Kawasaki KLX 450cc was [...]

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Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

| 21/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence following an early morning smash on Frank Sound Road, north of the fire station by the junction of Rossini and Union Streets. Police were dispatched to the single-vehicle smash at around 1:15 this morning, whe [...]

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Second man charged in WB gun bust

Second man charged in WB gun bust

| 20/07/2017
(CNS): A 41-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with various gun related offences following a raid at a home in the district earlier this month. He is the second man to face serious criminal charges in the wake of the bust on 6 July, in which four illegal guns, an undisclosed quantity of [&h [...]

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Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

| 19/07/2017
(CNS): A 69-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the fatal collision that killed Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62). The taxi driver was arrested yesterday evening, 18 July, just before 7:00pm and has since been released on bail, pol [...]

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Artist arrested under obscenity law

Artist arrested under obscenity law

| 18/07/2017
(CNS): Well known local Cayman Brac artist, Ron “Foots” Kynes, has been arrested under a little used section of the Penal Code relating to obscenities. Foots is by no means the first Caymanian artist to stir up controversy with his work, but the public display of his latest sculpture, wh [...]

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Witnesses sought to violent attack on woman

Witnesses sought to violent attack on woman

| 18/07/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a violent attack on a woman in a George Town bar, Sunday night. The victim was reportedly approached by a man she did not know, who had a clear complexion and was possibly Hispanic, in Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive (a.k.a. Dump Road). Police said th [...]

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Woman hit by taxi at airport

Woman hit by taxi at airport

| 17/07/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A female pedestrian was seriously injured this morning when she was mowed down by a taxi near to Andy’s Rent-a-Car and the long-term car park at the airport. Police said the woman was knocked down at around 10am Monday and she was rushed to the George Town hospital. RCIPS officers are i [...]

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Parking rules don’t apply to cops on job

Parking rules don’t apply to cops on job

| 17/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS); Officials from the RCIPS have made it clear that the usual parking rules do not apply to the police when they are responding to a 911 call out. Noting that officers are allowed to park in the safest closest space to the scene of any potential crime, the RCIPS hit back at accusations on [&hell [...]

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Forged US and local cash in circulation

Forged US and local cash in circulation

| 14/07/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is warning the public that forged currency is circulating in Cayman and asking people to keep their eye on the cash they are giving and receiving. Police have received one local CI$5 counterfeit bill and have seized several different denominations of US dollars [...]

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