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Tag: Cayman Brac

Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

| 07/01/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Following the accident Thursday on the Cayman Brac runway, in which one of the fire trucks overturned during a routine speed test, authorities say that the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport reopened for the smaller Cayman Airways Limited aircraft Thursday evening, though the jet servi [...]

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Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

| 05/01/2017 | 95 Comments
(CNS) Updated 5:26pm: The police helicopter has transported both fire officers involved in today’s fire truck accident on the Brac airport runway to Grand Cayman for further medical assessment. Officials reported earlier that the truck they were driving flipped while they were conducting a man [...]

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Booze board extends opening hours for all

Booze board extends opening hours for all

| 21/12/2016 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The acting chair of the Liquor Licensing Board said holders of liquor licences can now open longer if they choose. Woody DaCosta said that during its quarterly meeting earlier this month the board agreed to a blanket extension on licenses to allow clubs, bars and restaurants to stay open late [...]

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Cubans run aground on Little Cayman reef

Cubans run aground on Little Cayman reef

| 07/12/2016 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Immigration authorities have detained twenty-two Cuban migrants at a government home on Cayman Brac after the group’s makeshift vessel ran aground on the reef in the Point of Sand area of Little Cayman on Tuesday evening, 6 December. Officials said the men and women are awaiting transfer to [...]

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Teenagers arrested over Brac bar beating

Teenagers arrested over Brac bar beating

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have arrested two boys, aged 16 and 18, in connection with a violent attack on a man in a bar in Cayman Brac last week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the teenagers, who both live on the Brac, have since been bailed but officers in the Sister Islands expect to make more arrests [&hell [...]

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Gang beat up man in Brac bar

Gang beat up man in Brac bar

| 20/10/2016 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Police are seeking information from the public after a man was beaten up by a gang of five young men at a Cayman Brac bar on Monday night, although the victim made no report about the beating at the time. Officers who are investigating the altercation that happened at the Coral Isle Bar off [ [...]

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Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

Brac customs officer arrested over illegal gun

| 25/08/2016
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from Cayman Brac who works as a customs officer has been arrested for possession of an unlicensed firearm and is currently in police custody. Police said the man was arrested on Tuesday at around 1:30pm after the gun was found by Brac officers following a search at the man†[...]

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Brac burglaries focus of RCIPS meeting

Brac burglaries focus of RCIPS meeting

| 28/07/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): There have been twelve burglaries on Cayman Brac since the beginning of the year, but at a well-attended community police meeting on the island last week Acting Police Commissioner Anthony Ennis pointed out two detectives who had come to the Brac specifically to work on those matters. “Cri [...]

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Jewels stolen from Brac store in weekend break-in

Jewels stolen from Brac store in weekend break-in

| 05/07/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): A police officer on patrol on Cayman Brac Tuesday morning discovered that the Kirk Freeport store in Stake Bay had been broken into over the weekend. The officer found that the side door of the store had been forced open and the culprits had made off with a quantity of jewellery. The RCIPS sa [...]

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Brac smash victim cut from wreck

Brac smash victim cut from wreck

| 05/07/2016 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A 52-year-old woman who was driving a Suzuki Cultus was trapped in her car Saturday evening following a head-on collision on Cayman Brac. The smash happened at around 7:30pm, when a Chevy Silverado and the Suzuki crashed on South Side Road. The woman, a teacher on the island, was cut from the [...]

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Single-car accident on Cayman Brac

Single-car accident on Cayman Brac

| 30/05/2016 | 46 Comments
(CNS): A driver on Cayman Brac crashed into a liquor store near the airport Saturday night, destroying the pirate statue that has been outside for many years. Police said that around 8:30pm on 28 May, the man driving the vehicle lost control of the car after turning onto Cross Road from West End Wes [...]

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