Tag: arson

Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

| 12/07/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy was found not guilty on Friday of burglary and arson at a West Bay residence more than three years ago. Justice Roger Chapple, who heard the trial in Grand Court without a jury, said he could not be sure the youngster had actually stolen anything or set a bed on fire […]

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Arson suspected in dual car fires

Arson suspected in dual car fires

| 27/06/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS and the Cayman Islands Fire Service have opened an investigation into a fire in a South Sound Road parking lot early this morning. The 911 centre was called at around 5:00am and was told that two vehicles were on fire and the flames were spreading to other areas of the property. Fire […]

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Local man admits burning down house

Local man admits burning down house

| 11/03/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A local man from West Bay has admitted that he set fire to a property on North West Point Road last year when he pleaded guilty to arson in court Friday, though he denied recklessly endangering life in regard to the blaze. Tommy Ebanks (33) was remanded in custody to allow time for prosecutors […]

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GT man charged with a dozen offences

GT man charged with a dozen offences

| 12/02/2019

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town, who allegedly began his crime spree in October, was charged on Monday with a total of twelve offences, including arson and assaulting a police officer. Police said in a press release that  he had been charged with two counts of causing fear or provocation of violence in relation to […]

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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 | 0 Comments

(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 | 0 Comments

(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 | 0 Comments

(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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