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New police chopper touches down at ORIA

New police chopper touches down at ORIA

| 21/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS helicopter, an Airbus 145, arrived at Owen Roberts International Airport Thursday afternoon. It was fast-tracked after the existing police chopper was taken out of service and sent for maintenance, having been damaged in a crash landing due to a technical fault last month. The new machine will not only fill the […]

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Owners urged to secure cars after five break-ins

Owners urged to secure cars after five break-ins

| 19/03/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Vehicle owners are being urged not to leave valuables in their cars and to park them in secure well-lit places after police received five reports of break-ins since Sunday. Two cars parked on Old Crewe Road were broken into on Sunday, and three more were broken into overnight Monday and early Tuesday in the […]

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900lbs of ganja seized from armed smugglers

900lbs of ganja seized from armed smugglers

| 19/03/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Three Jamaican men have been charged with importation of ganja and other serious offences after an ocean chase and a massive drug haul seizure, Monday. One of the men has also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent, and a reckless and negligent Act, while another has been charged with […]

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Police seek public’s help to track down burglars

Police seek public’s help to track down burglars

| 16/03/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for help tracking down two suspected burglars caught on camera trying to break into a home in the Fairbanks area of George Town back in January. The attempted burglary was reported to police on Thursday, 3 January, and officers began an inquiry, but so far the suspects have not been found. […]

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Couple stabbed in George Town brawl

Couple stabbed in George Town brawl

| 16/03/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): A man and a woman were both treated in hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning following what police described as an altercation as they left a bar on Mary Street in downtown George Town. At around 4am the couple became involved in a brawl with a group of men in which they […]

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New chopper expected in days

New chopper expected in days

| 13/03/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have said that the new Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter is being fast-tracked to arrive in the Cayman Islands sooner than expected, after the existing machine was damaged recently in a crash landing at the airport. The new chopper, which is being jointly funded by the Cayman and UK governments and […]

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Two men arrested after violent home invasion

Two men arrested after violent home invasion

| 12/03/2019

(CNS): Two West Bay men have been arrested in relation to a violent home invasion in the district last week in which the victim was chopped in the head with a machete. A 53-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Monday, 11 March) on suspicion of aggravated burglary, and a 40-year-old man was arrested today for unspecified […]

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Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

| 10/03/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a 911 call about a violent burglary at a home in the Batabano area of West Bay Saturday night, just three days after an unsuccessful home invasion by two men in the Birch Tree Hill area of the district. About 10:00pm on 9 March, a lone […]

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Men flee empty handed after home invasion

Men flee empty handed after home invasion

| 10/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone that may have information about a foiled aggravated burglary on Wednesday night at a home in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay. Two men, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other carrying a long metal object, entered the […]

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Cops clock drivers doing over 80mph

Cops clock drivers doing over 80mph

| 07/03/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Drivers are being warned by police to slow down after almost a hundred speeding tickets were issued last week. Some drivers were clocked doing more than 80mph, although the top speed anywhere in the Cayman Islands is 50mph. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducted a series of traffic operations as part […]

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Police on lookout for stolen white Honda

Police on lookout for stolen white Honda

| 04/03/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a car thief after a white 1998 Honda Civic, registration #126 541, was stolen from outside a condo complex on the West Bay Road on Friday evening. The car had been parked at Sunset Cove beside Margaritaville, and was last seen at about 8:30pm on 1 March being […]

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