Tag: assaulting police

Newball charged with list of crimes

Newball charged with list of crimes

| 29/06/2020

(CNS): Simon Julio Newball (44) from George Town has been charged with a long list of crimes after being on the run from the law for a month. He was apprehended on Thursday and again resisted arrest more than four weeks after he had previously escaped the police, when he used pepper spray on officers […]

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Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

| 04/09/2019

(CNS): A 23-year-old man involved in a single-vehicle crash near the Yacht Club Roundabout early Sunday morning was pepper sprayed by the police after he resisted arrest for drinking and driving. The RCIPS said that one of the police officers received minor injuries during the struggle, and both he and the driver were treated at […]

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Suspect believed high on crack assaulted police

Suspect believed high on crack assaulted police

| 30/08/2019

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from West Bay who was arrested in George Town early Friday morning on suspicion of taking crack cocaine assaulted one of the arresting officers, breaking one of his fingers in the scuffle, the RCIPS said in a release. Police said that the officers, who were on patrol near Harbour Drive just […]

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Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

| 15/08/2019

(CNS): A driver was arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting police after an incident that began when a wheel fell off his car right outside the Bodden Town Police Station. The RCIPS said that during the scuffle as the 20-year-old man resisted arrest, one of the officer’s fingers was broken and his arm was cut, […]

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Cops pepper spray drunk woman

Cops pepper spray drunk woman

| 19/06/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Police officers on Cayman Brac deployed pepper spray on a 23-year-old woman, who “appeared to be highly intoxicated”, at a bar on Watering Place Road Tuesday evening after she assaulted the officers who responded to a report that her bag had been stolen. At around 8pm the police went to La Esperanza bar because […]

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Cops assaulted during GT arrest

Cops assaulted during GT arrest

| 27/05/2019

(CNS): Two Royal Cayman Island Police Service officers ended up in hospital Monday after they arrested a 19-year-old man who then became verbally and physically aggressive towards the officers and resisted arrest. During the struggle a watch that one of the officers was wearing was damaged and both officers received non-life-threatening-injuries. The police officers were […]

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Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

Badly injured cop sues RCIPS bosses

| 11/03/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A police officer who sustained a fractured skull while on duty and who is still struggling with a catalog of mental and physical health problems six years later is suing the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, as he says they were negligent in their failure to provide him with protective headgear. Police Constable Fitzroy […]

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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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WB woman detained after fight with police

WB woman detained after fight with police

| 01/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says they arrested a 30 year old West Bay woman early Sunday morning outside a George Town bar after she assaulted officers who had been called out to investigate a report of an altercation in the parking lot of Cotton Club on Shedden Road. The police arrived at around 2:30am […]

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Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

| 18/04/2018 | 133 Comments

(CNS): Seth O’Neil Watler broke down in court Wednesday and had to be assisted down the stairs to the cells after he was jailed by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal when the panel overturned a ten-month suspended sentence and replaced it with a year in prison. Watler pleaded guilty last October to assaulting a senior […]

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Police pepper spray drunk women during arrest

Police pepper spray drunk women during arrest

| 27/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police said that they used pepper spray to subdue two women on Saturday night who caused a drunken disturbance outside a West Bay bar. Officers were called to Kelly’s Bar on Birch Tree Hill Road around midnight, where they found a 22-year-old-woman from the district shouting expletives and fighting. Police said she was banging on […]

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