Tag: drinking and driving

Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

Traffic infractions cause cops continued concern

| 20/11/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Police have once again highlighted the number of traffic infractions over the weekend, Friday to Sunday, with officers making multiple arrests on the roads, from driving without a licence to drunk drivers speeding and causing crashes. Six people were arrested on suspicion of DUI, two for driv [...]

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Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

| 10/11/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured Thursday evening in a collision with a vehicle near to the Butterfield Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town in which a suspected drunk driver ended up in a five-car smash. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30pm yesterday and found [...]

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Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

| 06/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS had another busy weekend on the roads across Grand Cayman dealing with drivers attempting to evade road blocks, failing to stop when pulled over by police and major collisions involving drunk drivers. Police said they also chased a stolen car in George Town in the early hours of Mon [...]

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Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

| 03/11/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 35-year-old woman from George Town turned herself in yesterday, a day after she fled the scene of a crash at the Kings Sports Centre roundabout. The smash happened just before 9:00pm on Wednesday, 1 November, when a white Toyota IST and a blue Toyota RAV4 collided, which resulted in the IST [...]

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Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

| 30/10/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with 30 crashes on Cayman’s roads this weekend caused by a combination of wet conditions and drunk drivers. At least four people were arrested for drinking and driving and police are also on the lookout for a driver who fled the scene after mowing down a cyclist. “We saw [...]

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Rum Point calm as cops keep up pressure

Rum Point calm as cops keep up pressure

| 28/08/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The police said that things were calm and orderly in and around the Rum Point area this weekend and roadblocks turned up a lot less illegal activity on the roads than previous weekend operations in the Eastern Districts. Only eight tickets were issued at the roadblock and no one was arrested [...]

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Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

| 21/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence following an early morning smash on Frank Sound Road, north of the fire station by the junction of Rossini and Union Streets. Police were dispatched to the single-vehicle smash at around 1:15 this morning, whe [...]

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Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

| 15/05/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two women have been arrested on suspicion of DUI following two separate and unrelated major crashes in George Town this weekend in which the drivers caused multiple car pile-ups. The first happened on Saturday night at around 9:30pm on South Church Street and Boilers Road and the second at a [...]

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Cops arrest 11 drunk drivers over weekend

Cops arrest 11 drunk drivers over weekend

| 03/04/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS traffic unit was kept busy over the weekend arresting eleven people who were found to be drunk behind the wheel. The police said that the number of people caught drinking and driving was about twice the usual weekend average but that this was down to more proactive policing rather [...]

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Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

| 10/03/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, the former corporate lawyer convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton, appeared in the Cayman Islands court of Appeal Thursday. Courtney appealed his conviction and, if that fails, his sent [...]

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Police net five drunk drivers in clampdown

Police net five drunk drivers in clampdown

| 15/12/2016 | 32 Comments
(CNS): During the first week of the annual seasonal crackdown on drunk drivers and other offenders, spoiling the holidays for themselves and others, the police have revealed that five people were arrested for driving under the influence, two for driving while disqualified, and twenty-six traffic tic [...]

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