Tag: dangerous driving

Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

| 08/04/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man was due in court today, Monday, charged with dangerous driving and drug offences after a police chase that ended in the North Sound. Officers ordered the driver of a silver Toyota Camry to pull over on Wednesday afternoon, 3 April, after they had spotted the car driving erratically along North […]

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Rogue rider charged with list of offences

Rogue rider charged with list of offences

| 13/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old-man found himself in police lock-up for most of the holiday weekend following his arrest on Saturday afternoon for a catalog of crimes, from stealing a motorbike to resisting arrest, after officers in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service chopper spotted him and another rider performing stunts on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Police […]

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Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

Cops say ignorance no excuse over illegal tint

| 20/08/2018 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Traffic police issued 187 tickets for illegal tint last month as part of their ongoing efforts to clamp down on rogue drivers. After 28 tickets were issued for this offence in one day last week, police said that many people say they are unaware of the law regarding tint on windows, but that is no […]

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Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

| 06/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 24-year-old man suspected of drug dealing was arrested Saturday night following a police chase, and later charged with a list of offences. Police said they responded to a report made around 9pm that the man was behaving suspiciously in a parking lot on Smith Road. When the officers arrived, the man drove off […]

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Charging roadblock lands local man in dock

Charging roadblock lands local man in dock

| 05/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): LeShawn Shaheem Forrester (23) is facing trial in Grand Court this week for a catalog of offences that began when he charged through a police roadblock last June. The George Town man was charged with dangerous driving, the possession of an imitation firearm with intent and causing harassment following a high-speed chase with police […]

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Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge ordered Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) to undertake 80 hours of community service work over the next 12 months for his conviction for dangerous driving ahead of a major crash in which his close friend Matthew Owens (31) was killed. Douglas was acquitted of causing Owen’s death following a trial earlier this year […]

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Rogue driver triggers police chase

Rogue driver triggers police chase

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police helicopter, the K9 Unit and police officers on patrol were all involved in a car chase in the early hours of Saturday morning, pursuing what they believed to be a drunk driver but who turned out to be in car he had “borrowed” without permission. At around 12:20am officers conducting road checks […]

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Fire fighter jailed for 18 months over serious crash

Fire fighter jailed for 18 months over serious crash

| 30/04/2018 | 105 Comments

(CNS): Colburn Martin (26), a fire officer from Cayman Brac, was sent to jail Monday after receiving an 18-month prison term for a drunken head-on collision on the Sister Islands in the summer of 2016, in which a high school vice-principal was very badly injured. In a rare case for the Grand Court to hear, Martin […]

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Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

| 24/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Five months after a round-island motorbike event in which more than 200 riders, including several on illegal vehicles, took part, the police have arrested a 26-year-old man from George Town who police claim was one of the main participants. He was arrested Friday on suspicion of dangerous driving and committing a reckless and negligent act. The event, […]

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Driver cleared of killing best friend in crash

Driver cleared of killing best friend in crash

| 15/03/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) was found guilty Thursday of dangerous driving, but acquitted of killing his best friend after a jury took more than four hours to come to a majority verdict in the case where Matthew Owens (31) died. Douglas, who had pleaded not guilty to causing his close friend’s death, gave what […]

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Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

| 02/03/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Adrian Barnett, a former head of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, was fined $1,500 and lost his licence for one year after he was sentenced this week in connection with his recent driving conviction. Barnett pleaded guilty last month to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving the scene of an accident in relation to […]

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