Tag: animal cruelty

Footballer denies violent rampage against women

Footballer denies violent rampage against women

| 22/03/2021

(CNS): Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (32), a former player with the Cayman Islands national football team who has represented the country on the world stage including the World Cup, has pleaded not guilty to ten counts including GBH and other assault charges against three women that took place over the course of one Sunday night in […]

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Dogs poisoned in West Bay

Dogs poisoned in West Bay

| 14/12/2020 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The police have fallen short of stating that they are investigating the recent poisoning of at least five dogs in West Bay and more in other districts, but they have said they are aware of the reports that have circulated recently on social media. Officers said they are “monitoring the situation” and seeking “to […]

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Cockfighters arrested during curfew

Cockfighters arrested during curfew

| 19/04/2020

(CNS): A gathering of people spotted by the crew of the RCIPS helicopter during soft curfew in George Town Saturday (18 April) led police on the ground to break up a cockfighting ring in Fairlawn Road. When officers arrived at the scene they arrested two men, age 25 and 32, both from George Town, on […]

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Charity to get CI$900 for burned dog

Charity to get CI$900 for burned dog

| 23/08/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A North Side man has been ordered by a court to pay over $900 in compensation to the Cayman Islands Humane Society following his conviction for causing unnecessary suffering and failing to exercise proper care and supervision of a dog that was very badly burned on his property. James Challenger and his son Andrei […]

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Man charged in cockfighting case

Man charged in cockfighting case

| 23/07/2019

(CNS): A 45-year-old man from Bodden Town has been charged with cruelty to animals and dealing in a restricted pharmaceutical following his arrest earlier this year in a cockfighting case. The man had been arrested during a police and Department of Agriculture bust in February at an address on Brushwood Way in Bodden Town. During […]

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Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

| 17/05/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): An outbreak of a serious virus among some 50 small breed dogs seized by officials last week after a raid in Prospect has led to the animals being placed in quarantine at the Department of Agriculture’s animal shelter. Officials said that a host of private veterinarians and charities have been assisting and offering help […]

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Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

| 10/05/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS): At least one small dog had to be euthanised and more may follow after the police, the departments of agriculture, environmental health and planning raided a house in Prospect on Monday. The officials found 53 dogs, all of which were small breeds, in crates and cages in a poorly ventilated room and an unsanitary […]

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Marine offences increase over 60%

Marine offences increase over 60%

| 08/05/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands awaits the promised expansion of its marine park laws, the police have revealed that marine offences increased by 62% last year when compared to 2017. Although the police do not routinely record animal-related offences in their annual statistics, because of an increase in public interest surrounding these types of crimes […]

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BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town on suspicion of animal cruelty. This followed a raid at an address in Brushwood Way on Friday, 8 February, involving the RCIPS and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture in response to community concerns about disturbances and potential illegal activities. During the operation, six roosters […]

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Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police carrying out a drug bust at a home in Brushy Avenue, George Town, just before 11am on Tuesday also found 38 illegal gaming roosters as they searched the property. Officers seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja, utensils and a sum of cash. The birds were found when the police searched the outside of the […]

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Dog left for dead by school bus

Dog left for dead by school bus

| 06/11/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Animal lovers have been left reeling by a video circulating across social media showing a dog left for dead in the middle of the road after being hit by a school bus. The incident was caught on video by a Clifton Hunter High School student. On the short video clip (see below), a shocked student […]

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