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First curfew breacher jailed

First curfew breacher jailed

| 03/04/2020 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The first person charged by police for breaching the COVID-19 nighttime hard curfew appeared in Summary Court on Friday, and after pleading guilty was jailed for four months. Police Commissioner Derek Byrne said the presiding magistrate had delivered a powerful and important message of the seriousness of this offence, warning that more were coming […]

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Occupant tackles home invader

Occupant tackles home invader

| 03/04/2020

(CNS): A resident of a home on South Church Street in George Town tackled a would-be burglar on Tuesday night after finding the intruder in his house. The home invader was confronted when he broke in at around 7:30pm; there was a struggle and the suspect ran off. Officers have since arrested a 39-year-old man […]

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Suspect school burglar charged

Suspect school burglar charged

| 31/03/2020

(CNS): Police have charged a 31-year-old man from George Town with burglary after he was arrested on Friday, 27 March, on suspicion of breaking into a school located on Crewe Road in George Town on Thursday, 26 March. The RCIPS have not given any details of the burglary or what, if anything, was taken. The […]

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Fugitive caught, charged with a dozen crimes

Fugitive caught, charged with a dozen crimes

| 31/03/2020

(CNS): Manuel Carter-Ramirez (40) from West Bay, who was on the run from police, was tracked down in the district on Saturday morning and now faces a long list of criminal charges. Carter was found by officers on patrol at around 2:45am after he had reportedly threatened someone with a machete near a local restaurant […]

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Brac man charged with rape

Brac man charged with rape

| 30/03/2020

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been charged with rape and three other related sex crimes. The alleged rape took place on Friday night at an undisclosed location on the island at around 9:15pm. Police have refused to state whether the victim and the alleged attacker were known to each other or whether […]

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CoP: Cayman complying with curfew

CoP: Cayman complying with curfew

| 27/03/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has said that, on the whole, the community is being compliant with the curfew and crime is also stable across the Cayman Islands with no spikes. Police are out in large numbers, making for high visibility, including support from the RCIPS helicopter. There were two burglaries on Wednesday night but […]

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Thieves fail to steal from ATM

Thieves fail to steal from ATM

| 25/03/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Would-be thieves tried in vain to get money from an ATM machine at the post office in East End this morning without using a card. Shortly after 1:00am on Wednesday, 25 March, police responded to a report that the machine had been vandalized. They carried out investigations at the scene and discovered that, despite […]

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Cops hunt for suspect burglar

Cops hunt for suspect burglar

| 24/03/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help track down Manuel Carter-Ramirez (40), who is wanted in connection with a spate of burglaries in West Bay between 16 and 19 March. Officers warned he is known to be violent so the public should not confront him. Carter-Ramirez is about 140lbs, between 5’5″ and 5’7″ […]

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Woman arrested over booze shop robbery

Woman arrested over booze shop robbery

| 24/03/2020

(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old West Bay woman in connection with an armed robbery at the Tortuga liquor store in Governor’s Square last month. However, she has not been charged and was granted bail following her arrest on Friday. CNS understands that the woman is a former employee at the store, which was robbed […]

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Family home becomes stage for assault

Family home becomes stage for assault

| 21/03/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who was the victim of a machete attack in the early hours of Saturday morning terrified a family whose home he tried to get into in an attempt to evade his attackers. The family woke to find the badly injured man trying to gain entry to their home. That was […]

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Man beaten up at Vic’s Bar

Man beaten up at Vic’s Bar

| 21/03/2020 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a violent assault at a George Town bar early Saturday morning in which several men beat up the victim. The brawl happened at Vic’s Bar, on Seymour Road, at around 12:50am on Saturday, 21 March. When the police arrived, they learned that an altercation had occurred between the victim and several […]

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