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Thefts increase at public beaches

Thefts increase at public beaches

| 20/07/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Police have been responding to an increase in thefts at some of the Cayman Islands’ most popular beaches over the past two weeks, and the RCIPS is urging people to pay attention to their belongings when enjoying themselves in the ocean. Officers responding to reports have found that the [...]

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Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

| 20/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Police rounded up three teenagers suspected of breaking into a home on Sandalwood Crescent in George Town on Thursday morning, after receiving a call that a burglary was in progress. When the officers arrived they spotted three boys, who fled the property by breaking through a rear glass door [...]

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Poachers smash police car, escape with nesting turtle

Poachers smash police car, escape with nesting turtle

| 20/07/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed that one of their patrol vehicles was damaged in a collision with suspected turtle poachers early Tuesday morning, after they were called to a report of a turtle in distress at Barkers. Police said the call came into them around 6am, and [...]

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Home invader uses spray on victim

Home invader uses spray on victim

| 19/07/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A woman who woke up to find a burglar in her house in the middle of night was reportedly sprayed with an unknown substance by the home invader before he fled with her purse, police have said. The substance turned out to be benign, possibly hairspray, as the victim was not hurt during the [&he [...]

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Seven cars broken into in one day in WB

Seven cars broken into in one day in WB

| 18/07/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Police are warning car owners to lock their cars after officers in West Bay responded to seven reports of vehicle break-ins on Tuesday. Property was stolen in only one of the cases but all of the vehicles involved had their windows smashed. The first report came in just after 7:20am from Cour [...]

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Dog shot dead in West Bay

Dog shot dead in West Bay

| 18/07/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find the person who shot and killed a dog in West Bay sometime before Tuesday afternoon. The brown, long-haired dog was found yesterday afternoon by its owner near a tree in the yard of a garage on Powell Smith Road with a fatal gunshot wound. [ [...]

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Handgun and ammo found at Smith Cove

Handgun and ammo found at Smith Cove

| 12/07/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A member of the public spotted a handgun at the popular beach area of Smith Cove yesterday and alerted the police. The RCIPS said that officers received the report at around 1:00pm Wednesday and sent officers to recover the weapon, which contained a single round of ammunition. Police have not [...]

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Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

| 11/07/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Just ten days into July, the RCIPS said its officers have already arrested thirteen drunk drivers this month, after arresting 24 during the month of June as part of the continuing clampdown on rogue road users. Last month police also issued 152 tickets for illegal tint and 263 tickets for sp [...]

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Suspect arrested after Captain’s Bakery robbed

Suspect arrested after Captain’s Bakery robbed

| 11/07/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have begun an investigation in to the fifth armed robbery in less than a week after a teenage gunman held up the Captain’s Bakery, the fast food restaurant on the West Bay Road in George Town, last night. CNS understands that at around 9pm a man armed with a handgun came [...]

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$220k cash seized in West Bay drug bust

$220k cash seized in West Bay drug bust

| 10/07/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Police and customs officers arrested three people and seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja and cocaine as well as CI$220,000 in cash following a raid which took place over two days at a West Bay house. The joint operation began at around 3:40pm on Thursday, 28 June, at an undisclosed addr [...]

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Two Hondas and a Mazda stolen in 5 days

Two Hondas and a Mazda stolen in 5 days

| 09/07/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves have made off with another three vehicles over the last five days, police reported on Monday, as they asked the public to help them track down a Mazda Demio, a Honda Civic and a Honda CR-V. The first of the cars taken was the black Mazda, registration #133 583, which was stolen o [...]

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