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Driver crashes after gunman opens fire

Driver crashes after gunman opens fire

| 12/04/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS: Police dealt with yet another serious firearms case Monday after a driver crashed his car when a gunman shot at him in the very early hours of the morning. According to a brief police report, the man was driving along Martin Road in central George Town at around 12:45am on 12 April when an […]

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Police investigate fights between gunmen

Police investigate fights between gunmen

| 12/04/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding reports of at least two fights involving at least two men armed with guns on Saturday night, that the RCIPS believes are linked. At about 7:10 that evening officers were called to Welly’s Cool Spot, on Sound Road in George Town, where two men were reported to have […]

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Captain insists Cuban migrants must get off his ship

Captain insists Cuban migrants must get off his ship

| 08/04/2021 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The captain of the MV Bulk Freedom has indicated that he is unwilling to take the Cuban migrants currently occupying a communications room aboard his vessel to any other port and has insisted that the group must disembark here in the Cayman Islands, according to the latest official update on the impasse. Customs and […]

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Baby falls ill as Cuban Facebook stream cuts off

Baby falls ill as Cuban Facebook stream cuts off

| 08/04/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Social media posts by Cuban refugees and migrants aboard the Bulk Freedom show that Jouz Javier Freites’ phone was cut off at around 8:00 Thursday morning and he is no longer able to live-stream the situation on the cargo ship. Meanwhile, his baby is believed to be very unwell and in need of medical […]

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Veteran cop heads for Sister Islands

Veteran cop heads for Sister Islands

| 07/04/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Inspector Ian Yearwood has been appointed as the new area commander for the Sister Islands, taking over from Acting Inspector Kevin Bogle, who has returned to uniform policing in Grand Cayman after his two-year rotation at the helm of policing in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Yearwood, who took up the post this week, […]

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SUV seized after jewellery shop robbery

SUV seized after jewellery shop robbery

| 07/04/2021 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police have seized an SUV that they suspect was used in the jewellery store robbery along the George Town Harbour front on Saturday morning. No one has been arrested yet in connected with the armed hold-up and police are still looking for a man spotted in the area of Courts Road at about 10:30am […]

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Elections Office refers complaints to cops

Elections Office refers complaints to cops

| 06/04/2021

(CNS): The supervisor of elections has confirmed that he has referred a number of complaints relating to the campaign to the police, explaining that they are the agency tasked with investigating public concerns about the election. Wesley Howell told CNS that he is not able to comment on the specifics of any investigations but that […]

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Waterfront jewellery store robbed

Waterfront jewellery store robbed

| 04/04/2021 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A lone robber armed with a knife made off with an undisclosed amount of jewellery from Rocky’s Diamond Gallery on Harbour Drive on the George Town waterfront on Saturday morning. Police said they received the report of the stick-up at around 10:30am yesterday after a man entered the jewelry store brandishing a knife and […]

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Bar hit by burglars in West Bay Road plaza

Bar hit by burglars in West Bay Road plaza

| 31/03/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Two businesses at the Galleria Plaza on the West Bay Road were the victims of break-ins on Monday night, including PD’s Sports Bar. Police have not identified the premises involved but were caught on camera yesterday attending the bar location. Both businesses received structural damage and at a quantity of cash was stolen from […]

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Distressed woman accused of assaulting cop

Distressed woman accused of assaulting cop

| 31/03/2021

(CNS): A woman who was being transported to the hospital in a police vehicle assaulting one of the officers en route after breaching the vehicle’s divider, according to an RCIPS press release. The police had responded to a call on Eastern Avenue, near Godfrey Nixon Way, where a woman was found to be in distress […]

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Beachgoers find ganja and wrecked boat

Beachgoers find ganja and wrecked boat

| 30/03/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Members of the public walking along the shoreline west of Spotts Dock on Saturday morning came across a wrecked boat containing a package of ganja. RCIPS officers responded to the report and recovered the drugs and the vessel, which police said had received extensive damage. Police said, “There was also no sign that persons […]

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