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Armed robbers hold up GT mini-mart

Armed robbers hold up GT mini-mart

| 10/07/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Two men wearing masks and dark clothing and armed with a handgun held up a mini-mart in George Town Thursday night in the first armed robbery in Cayman since the lockdown. The stick-up happened at around 9:30pm yesterday at a convenience store on Mary Street. The men were said to have entered the shop, […]

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Bar owners ignore COVID-19 rules

Bar owners ignore COVID-19 rules

| 08/07/2020 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Police have warned a number of bar owners and managers that they will be prosecuted after a weekend in which the COVID-19 protection measures appear to have been ignored in many places. Over the holiday weekend the Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 Regulations currently in place were flouted and officers met with hostility […]

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Newball charged with list of crimes

Newball charged with list of crimes

| 29/06/2020

(CNS): Simon Julio Newball (44) from George Town has been charged with a long list of crimes after being on the run from the law for a month. He was apprehended on Thursday and again resisted arrest more than four weeks after he had previously escaped the police, when he used pepper spray on officers […]

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Suspect live streams crime scene

Suspect live streams crime scene

| 27/06/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: An 18-year-old man from North Side who was arrested at the weekend has been charged with GBH over a violent assault at his home Friday night. The teenager live streamed the scene on social media after allegedly assaulting his step- father with a machete, claiming in the video that he was defending himself […]

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Armed burglars make off with cash

Armed burglars make off with cash

| 26/06/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Two men who broke through the front door of a local business on Party Lane in George Town last night made off on foot with an undisclosed sum of cash from a register. Police said the suspects broke into the business premises around 10:30pm on Thursday night when the store was closed but one […]

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Newball caught after month on run

Newball caught after month on run

| 25/06/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: Detectives looking for Simon Julio Newball (43) confirmed that the local fugitive was captured in George Town Thursday afternoon, but not without a fight. A month after he evaded police at an incident in May, when they tracked him down on Eastern Avenue today, Newball again resisted arrest, deployed pepper spray and assaulted […]

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Cops seek to reunite stolen jewels with owners

Cops seek to reunite stolen jewels with owners

| 25/06/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A collection of rings, bracelets, chains, pendents and watches recovered by police officers during burglary investigations that are believed to have been stolen are on display on the RCIPS website. Officers are hoping to reunite these pieces of jewellery with the rightful owners. Anyone who believes their property may be held by police is […]

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British Navy ship leaves as cop choppers return

British Navy ship leaves as cop choppers return

| 24/06/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS helicopters are back in the air and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship Argus is back at sea, after the UK navy had stepped in to support the local police while the choppers were undergoing maintenance. Equipped with both a Merlin and a Wildcat helicopter, during its two-week stay the Argus provided air […]

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Local cop to take over ‘super’ role

Local cop to take over ‘super’ role

| 22/06/2020 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Superintendent Robert “Robbie” Graham returned to the UK and his family this weekend after four years in the job heading up all of the Uniform Services across the islands. And with succession planning finally working in the RCIPS, he has handed the baton to local senior police officer Brad Ebanks, who becomes the acting […]

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Dog owners must pick up poop in public places

Dog owners must pick up poop in public places

| 22/06/2020 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Following complaints about dogs being walked on beaches and public areas that are not on leashes, the RCIPS and the Department of Agriculture’s Animal Welfare Unit have issued a reminder to pet owners about keeping dogs under control. They have also said that dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets if […]

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Curfews curbed rising crime trend

Curfews curbed rising crime trend

| 12/06/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A summary of crime in Cayman over the first five months of this year has revealed that the islands were on a trend of rising crime before the COVID-19 lockdown reduced the opportunity for criminality. The release earlier this week of the crime statistics report for 2019 largely identified a downward trend for most […]

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