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Tag: Cayman Brac

US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

| 11/07/2017
(CNS): David Meadors (54), an American citizen who was arrested by customs officers after ammunition was found in a shipping container with his personal belongings and a search of his Brac residence led to the discovery of two unlicensed guns, has been bailed on an electronic tag. He appeared in co [...]

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US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

| 10/07/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, a 52-year-old American businessman who was arrested by customs officers after they found a large quantity of ammunition in a shipping container and two guns at his home has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. The man who is in the process of building a r [...]

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Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

| 04/05/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is taking a different approach on culling the pesky green iguanas on Cayman Brac to the one on Grand Cayman, after an intense cull on the Sister Island made a dent on the newly emerging population. Volunteers have agreed to work on suppressing the invasive specie [...]

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Police charge man in violent Brac assault

Police charge man in violent Brac assault

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): A 49-year-old local man who was arrested by police following a violent attack on Cayman Brac on Saturday night has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful wounding. He appeared in court on Grand Cayman on Tuesday and was remanded in custody. Two people were injured during the assault [...]

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Three suspects charged in Brac beating

Three suspects charged in Brac beating

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): Two teenagers and a man in his early 20’s have been charged six months after an elderly man on Cayman Brac was beaten in a bar. The 77-year-old victim was attacked and beaten at the Coral Isle bar during an altercation with a group of young men and suffered a broken wrist and broken fi [...]

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Cyclist remains in hospital as fire truck crash probe continues

Cyclist remains in hospital as fire truck crash probe continues

| 16/03/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The West Bay man who was injured when he was hit by a fire rescue truck during a collision on the West Bay Road is still being treated at the hospital in George Town and is in a stable condition. The fire truck hit the cyclist and a CUC light pole as it was […] [...]

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Veteran cop takes up top job in Sister Islands

Veteran cop takes up top job in Sister Islands

| 15/03/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Inspector Andre Tahal, who joined the RCIPS almost 20 years ago, has taken over as area commander of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Tahal signed up in 1997 and has worked in many different units in the police. He is no stranger to the Sister Islands, having lived on Cayman Brac when he move [ [...]

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Cayman dive instructor pulls knife from shark

Cayman dive instructor pulls knife from shark

| 10/03/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Reef Divers’ Brett Johnson has become an internet hero after footage of him pulling a kitchen knife out of a 3-ft nurse shark’s head on a dive with a group of visitors at the end of last month went viral. Johnson, who had spotted the knife sticking straight up from the poor shark’s head [...]

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Brac police face weekend crime spree

Brac police face weekend crime spree

| 06/03/2017
(CNS): Offenders from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman were keeping officers on the Sister Islands busy at the weekend with a flurry of crime. On Friday police carried out a drug raid at an address on Blazer Drive in the Brac, where they searched the house, residents and cars. Then on Saturday they deal [...]

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New fire truck for the Brac to replace crashed vehicle

New fire truck for the Brac to replace crashed vehicle

| 26/01/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Officials have found a fire truck in the US to replace the one that crashed on the runway at the Brac airport earlier this month and the replacement vehicle is currently being configured to meet the specific requirements of the Cayman Islands Fire Service. “The exact cost of the new veh [...]

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US visitor fined $8K over loaded gun

US visitor fined $8K over loaded gun

| 26/01/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): A licensed firearms holder from the state of Georgia in the US who arrived in Cayman Brac last week on a private jet with a loaded .22 Magnum pistol and extra ammunition has been fined $8,000. But Paul Arthur Grenier (54) avoided a mandatory jail term of seven years, despite not having an imp [...]

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