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One firearm handed in halfway through gun amnesty

One firearm handed in halfway through gun amnesty

| 16/07/2024 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A single firearm and a significant amount of ammunition have been handed in at the halfway mark of the current National Gun Amnesty, which began on 1 July and ends on 31 July, the RCIPS has said. The police continue to encourage members of the community to take advantage of the amnesty by turning in […]

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Police ID victim, call for witnesses in fatal stabbing

Police ID victim, call for witnesses in fatal stabbing

| 16/07/2024 | 2 Comments

(CNS) Police are appealing for people who saw or have information about a murder that took place on Short Lane in Windsor Park, George Town, sometime on Sunday morning. Police were called to the scene at about 9:30am and found an unresponsive man with stab wounds to the abdomen. He has since been identified as […]

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Bush calls for public inquiry into DPP and CoP

Bush calls for public inquiry into DPP and CoP

| 16/07/2024 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Following his acquittal on historic rape charges on Monday, veteran politician McKeeva Bush MP called for a public commission of inquiry into the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and the Office of the Commissioner of Police. He said the inquiry was needed, not just because of the failed cases against him […]

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Victim stabbed on Cayman Brac Public Beach

Victim stabbed on Cayman Brac Public Beach

| 15/07/2024

(CNS): A man is in hospital recovering from multiple stab wounds while another is in police custody after a stabbing in the early hours of Sunday morning at the public beach on South Side West Road on Cayman Brac. Police said they were called to the scene at about 1:30am where they learned a man […]

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Armed robber flees on bicycle after restaurant stick-up

Armed robber flees on bicycle after restaurant stick-up

| 15/07/2024 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun an investigation into an armed robbery at a restaurant on Eastern Avenue, George Town, which took place early Monday. Just after 1am, the police received a report that a member of staff at the restaurant was preparing to close for the night when a masked robber appeared through the food […]

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One man stabbed and killed, suspect arrested

One man stabbed and killed, suspect arrested

| 15/07/2024

(CNS): The RCIPS has opened a murder investigation following a fatal stabbing in the Windsor Park area of George Town on Sunday morning. At around 9:30am, officers were called to the scene where a man had been fatally wounded. One man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the incident and remains […]

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One man arrested after business dispute stabbing

One man arrested after business dispute stabbing

| 10/07/2024

(CNS): Police have arrested a 23-year-old man from Bodden Town on suspicion of wounding after he was accused of stabbing another man following a business-related dispute. On Tuesday evening, the wounded man, who had multiple stab wounds to his leg and back, was transported in a private car to the hospital, where he was treated […]

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South Sound Road blocked and damaged by Beryl

South Sound Road blocked and damaged by Beryl

| 05/07/2024 | 20 Comments

(CNS): As the police began their post-hurricane patrols Thursday afternoon, officers reported that a stretch of South Sound Road, from the intersection at Old Crewe Road, is currently unsafe and impassable by motorists. That section of the roadway will be blocked until further notice due to the significant damage and excessive debris, the RCIPS has […]

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Woman stabbed in supermarket car park

Woman stabbed in supermarket car park

| 04/07/2024

(CNS): A woman was stabbed on Wednesday before the arrival of Hurricane Beryl, the RCIPS have confirmed noting that this was a domestic altercation and not a case of ‘panic shopping rage’, as had been rumoured on social media yesterday. The stabbing happened in the parking lot of Foster’s supermarket in the Airport Centre long […]

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Carnival goes off safely with only four arrests

Carnival goes off safely with only four arrests

| 02/07/2024 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police said the carnival weekend passed relatively safely this year, and officers made only four arrests on Saturday during the festivities. The RCIPS said that even though the events were busy and well attended, there were very few incidents. Officers responded to just two incidents over the course of the day. The first arrests […]

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RCIPS to host gun amnesty after six-year break

RCIPS to host gun amnesty after six-year break

| 25/06/2024 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is launching a National Gun Amnesty next month, the first one in six years, to remove some of the illegal weapons currently on the streets of Cayman. While the police have seized over 130 firearms over the last seven years, they know of more than 90 that have been used in different […]

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