Tag: arson

Arsonist strikes at Prospect Bar

Arsonist strikes at Prospect Bar

| 23/10/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for an arsonist who started a fire behind Da Station in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Police and emergency services received a report about the blaze around 1:00am this morning at the bar on Shamrock Road, in the Prospect area of George Town. It was reported that someone […]

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George Town car fire suspected arson

George Town car fire suspected arson

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have opened an investigation into a car fire on Watler’s Road in George Town early Saturday morning as it seems the blaze was started deliberately. The Cayman Islands Fire Service and police were called to the fire at around 6am 13 October, following the report to 911. Fire fighters put out the fire, which […]

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Prisoner hospitalised after setting cell on fire

Prisoner hospitalised after setting cell on fire

| 12/10/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS): An inmate from HMP Northward was taken to hospital on Thursday, suffering from smoke inhalation after setting a small fire in his cell, which he was occupying alone. The fire was quickly extinguished by prison staff but emergency services were called, according a release from government. Prison Director Steve Barrett commended his staff for their quick […]

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Bed set alight on Cayman Brac

Bed set alight on Cayman Brac

| 30/09/2018

(CNS): A 54-year-old woman was arrested on Cayman Brac on suspicion of arson Saturday night, Police said that shortly before 9:00pm on 29 September, the Cayman Islands Fire Service and police officers responded to a report of arson at a home on Frigate Drive, in which a bed had been set on fire. Fire officers extinguished […]

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Arson suspected in Prospect residential fire

Arson suspected in Prospect residential fire

| 23/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police have opened an arson investigation following a fire Tuesday evening at a property on Almond Avenue in the Prospect area of George Town. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported to the emergency services at around 8:25pm and put out by the Cayman Islands fire Service. However, several families […]

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Police charge suspect over WB house fire

Police charge suspect over WB house fire

| 05/07/2018

(CNS): UPDATED: The 32-year-old man from West Bay who was arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a home on North West Point Road on Tuesday lunchtime has now been charged. The West Bay man was formally charged with arson and was due to appear in court Thursday afternoon. Emergency personnel had responded to […]

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Police track down suspected arsonist and burglar

Police track down suspected arsonist and burglar

| 11/06/2018

(CNS): A 37-year-old man from East End was arrested last Wednesday on suspicion of burglary and arson in connection with a break-in last month at a home in North Side, where the furniture had been set on fire and the residence ransacked, though nothing was taken. The break-in happened on Old Robin Road, some time before […]

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Two separate arson cases reported over weekend

Two separate arson cases reported over weekend

| 28/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): One woman is in custody and police are on the lookout for a second suspect after two separate and unrelated arson attacks over the weekend. A 38-year-old woman has been arrested and remains in police custody as inquiries continue into a fire at a residence in West Lane, Bodden Town, on Sunday. The blaze was reported […]

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Two men arrested over BT house fire

Two men arrested over BT house fire

| 23/04/2018

(CNS): Two Bodden Town men are in police custody after they were arrested on Friday morning in the wake of a house fire in the district, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Just after 11am police and the Cayman Islands Fire Service responded to a report of a burning house on Nettie Levy […]

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Cop car blaze suspect charged in unrelated case

Cop car blaze suspect charged in unrelated case

| 20/04/2018

(CNS): Rupert Spence, who was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the arson attack on two brand new police cars this week, has been charged with arson in another unrelated case. The 32-year-old man from George Town appeared in Summary Court Friday and was remanded in custody in connection with setting fire to two cars […]

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Cops round up arson suspect

Cops round up arson suspect

| 18/04/2018

(CNS): Police have arrested a 32-year-old man from George Town in connection with the arson attack on two new RCIPS patrol cars at a garage on Walkers Road Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service stated in a short release that the suspect was arrested shortly before 3:00am today (Wednesday 18 […]

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