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23 rookie cops begin basic training

23 rookie cops begin basic training

| 21/01/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The first class of new Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recruits in 2019 got down to their studies Monday after the eight women and fifteen men, aged between 18 to 40, were all sworn in and began the classroom part of their basic training at the RCIPS centre on West Bay Road. This first […]

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Scam begs cash via premier’s Whatsapp account

Scam begs cash via premier’s Whatsapp account

| 21/01/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit are warning that scammers have been attempting to use Premier Alden McLaughlin’s WhatsApp account to con people out cash in the latest local online scam. Messages are being sent to other WhatsApp users from an account masquerading as the premier and soliciting cash for an investment deal with the […]

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Victim did not receive police update

Victim did not receive police update

| 18/01/2019

Some time ago I was seriously assaulted by someone known to me. The matter was reported to the police and I gave a statement giving details of the assault. Some short time later I became aware that the same person had been arrested for another crime. Since then I have not heard of any charges […]

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Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

| 15/01/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a street robbery around 8:30pm on Friday on Sound Way in George Town. A man who was walking along the road was approached from behind by another man, assaulted and robbed of his wallet and other personal items. The mugger, who was described as a dark skinned slim […]

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Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

| 15/01/2019 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Six drivers were arrested over the weekend after they were found to be drunk behind the wheel. Four of the six men and women were twice over the legal limit and one was arrested after a midnight collision on the West Bay Road involving another sober driver. The other drunk drivers were arrested after […]

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Scam uses bogus governor’s social media page

Scam uses bogus governor’s social media page

| 10/01/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The governor’s office has issued a statement about a bogus LinkedIn account pretending to be that of Governor Martyn Roper to con people out of cash. The public is urged to watch out for messages from the account entitled “Governor at Cayman Islands”, which is wholly fabricated and is contacting people requesting contributions to […]

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Police charge four suspects over break-ins

Police charge four suspects over break-ins

| 07/01/2019

(CNS): Three men and one woman were charged with a variety of dishonesty offences over the last few days after police rounded up suspects in relation to several separate crimes committed in West Bay, George Town and Spotts. A 19-year-old from West Bay was remanded in custody Friday after appearing in Summary Court charged with […]

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Son charged with attempted murder

Son charged with attempted murder

| 04/01/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Jeffery Powery (32) has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a serious assault on his mother at her home in West Bay last month and has been remanded in custody. Powery appeared in Summary Court on Friday where the charges were transmitted to the Grand Court. He was arrested on 14 […]

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Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

| 03/01/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service made 47 arrests for drinking and driving during the holiday season, but just four of them were on the morning of New Year’s Day. That so few people were caught over the limit and behind the wheel after the night of celebration may be because around 1,400 people made use […]

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GT woman arrested over bar-room violence

GT woman arrested over bar-room violence

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): A 47-year-old George Town woman was arrested early New Year’s Day as a result of two violent assaults at a West Bay Road bar, one of which was witnessed by police officers. At around 2:00am, the police were called to a bar just south of public beach, which CNS understands was the Jungle in Trafalgar […]

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West Bay woman still critical after attack

West Bay woman still critical after attack

| 02/01/2019

(CNS): A West Bay woman who was badly injured following an altercation with her son remains in the hospital in critical condition, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The 32-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of trying to kill her, is currently in custody relating to a separate matter, police have confirmed. […]

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