Tag: drinking and driving

Cops keep rounding up drunk drivers

Cops keep rounding up drunk drivers

| 06/02/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Police believe the ongoing traffic enforcement crackdown is deterring drivers from drinking and driving, speeding and other violations. But these offences continue and over the past week officers have arrested eleven drunk drivers, one of whom was three times over the limit, and attended 66 r [...]

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Upset by well-known person drinking and driving

Upset by well-known person drinking and driving

| 31/01/2018
On various occasions when I’m out at night, I’ve seen a very prominent person in a bar drinking heavily. I know he drives himself home. I think he’s clearly a danger to himself and others, not to mention he’s setting a terrible example as he’s someone who holds a high position. What should [...]

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Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

| 17/01/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested another ten drivers this weekend in their ongoing traffic enforcement operations aimed at cutting the amount of drunks driving on the roads. Once again, several drivers were found to be behind the wheel while being well over the legal alcohol limit after committing traffic [...]

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Cops continue rounding up drunk drivers

Cops continue rounding up drunk drivers

| 08/01/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS) Although the Christmas and New Year celebrations are over, police said that drivers are still getting behind the wheel drunk and in the first weekend of 2018 they rounded up nine drivers during enforcement operations and during patrols because of too much booze. Two of the nine were arrested o [...]

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Cops call out ‘unacceptable conduct’ of drivers

Cops call out ‘unacceptable conduct’ of drivers

| 03/01/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): With 55 drunk drivers arrested over the holiday period, the RCIPS has said it will continue the intensified enforcement operations in an effort to stop motorists who have been drinking from getting behind the wheel. There were several collisions over the New Year weekend, and though none were [...]

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Police chopper goes after drunk driver

Police chopper goes after drunk driver

| 22/12/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter landed on the beach in North Side yesterday evening in order to nab a drunk driver, the RCIPS said today in a press release. With drunk driving causing major concerns for the traffic unit, the police appear to be using everything they have got to clamp down this Christma [...]

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Police alarmed by number of drunks on road

Police alarmed by number of drunks on road

| 20/12/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): As the holiday season gets underway, the RCIPS says Cayman’s traffic troubles are already getting worse and over the past ten days enforcement has seen an increase in drunk drivers and motorists being caught breaking numerous road laws. There were 31 arrests during those ten days, 18 of [...]

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Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

| 12/12/2017
(CNS): Inspector Adrian Barnett (53), the former chief of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, has been charged with a list of offences in connection with a hit-and-run on Crewe Road in June. Barnett, who lives in George Town, is facing charges of dangerous driving, driving whilst impaired, leaving th [...]

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Operation Winter Guardian targeting drunk drivers

Operation Winter Guardian targeting drunk drivers

| 06/12/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Drunk drivers will be among the main targets of this year’s annual police holiday safety campaign. The crackdown on crime, particularly on the roads, will get underway this weekend with an increase in high-visibility RCIPS patrols and traffic stops on various roads around the Cayman Isl [...]

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Crashes, hit-and-runs and DUIs continue

Crashes, hit-and-runs and DUIs continue

| 04/12/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): With another 27 collisions over the weekend, including drunken smashes, out of control drivers and hit-and-runs, police were again raising concerns about rogue, drunk and unlicensed drivers on the roads. Following some of the smashes, several people landed in hospital, including a cyclist who [...]

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Judge’s DUI case in hands of DPP

Judge’s DUI case in hands of DPP

| 24/11/2017
(CNS): Following the arrest in early September of Ingrid Mangatal (52), a Cayman Islands Grand Court judge, the police have confirmed that the case is now in the hands of the director of public prosecutions for a ruling. Justice Mangatal, who works largely in the court’s financial division, w [...]

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