Tag: drinking and driving

Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

| 29/07/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 24-year-old man from North Side on suspicion of wounding with intent, as well as a number of traffic-related offences, including drinking and driving, after he smashed his car into the church on Frank Sound Road early Monday morning. The man was believed to have been involved in a stabbing less […]

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Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

| 25/07/2019

(CNS): The 28-year-old driver of a white Ford F-150 truck who careered into a wall and a chain-link fence belonging to two separate homes on Crewe Road late Thursday night was more than twice the legal alcohol limit, police have said. The single-vehicle crash happened around 11:20pm between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close in George […]

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77 road smashes in 10 days

77 road smashes in 10 days

| 11/07/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Crashes and traffic offences continue to plague Cayman’s roads, with 77 reported smashes in the first ten days of July, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit said it is doing its best to enforce the law to maintain safety, but after 270 speeding tickets were […]

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Drunk driver gets 6 years for killing cyclist

Drunk driver gets 6 years for killing cyclist

| 03/07/2019 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Wilfred Ellington Myles Jr (28) has been given a six-year prison term and a ten-year driving ban for killing Ignacio Kirzner (21) in April of this year in a drunken early morning collision. As Justice Roger Chapple handed down the sentence on Wednesday, he described Myles as a “menace on the roads” and said […]

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Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): After around two dozen road smashes between Sunday and Thursday this week, the police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking alcohol and to pay more attention even when sober. Three people were arrested for driving under the influence this week and the RCIPS raised […]

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Traffic cops round up seven drunk drivers

Traffic cops round up seven drunk drivers

| 12/04/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend officers from the RCIPS traffic department arrested seven drunk drivers on suspicion of DUI during ongoing traffic enforcement efforts. Two of the people arrested had a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit, police said, adding that all of the drunk drivers now face losing their licences for at least […]

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Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

| 29/01/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A police car was extensively damaged after it was hit by another car, which skidded into its path at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Officers in the RCIPS vehicle had just turned from Sticky Toffee Lane onto Batabano Road in West Bay when the civilian car travelling at high speed in the opposite direction crashed […]

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Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

| 15/01/2019 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Six drivers were arrested over the weekend after they were found to be drunk behind the wheel. Four of the six men and women were twice over the legal limit and one was arrested after a midnight collision on the West Bay Road involving another sober driver. The other drunk drivers were arrested after […]

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Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

| 03/01/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service made 47 arrests for drinking and driving during the holiday season, but just four of them were on the morning of New Year’s Day. That so few people were caught over the limit and behind the wheel after the night of celebration may be because around 1,400 people made use […]

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Cops warn drivers to stay sober in NYE crackdown

Cops warn drivers to stay sober in NYE crackdown

| 31/12/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are planning to intensify their traffic operations on New Year’s Eve to crackdown on drunk drivers. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that officers will be conducting numerous traffic checks and patrols around the islands tonight, as they warned of efforts to combat drunk driving and other dangerous behaviour on the road. During December, […]

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Police deal with 32 Christmas crashes

Police deal with 32 Christmas crashes

| 27/12/2018 | 78 Comments

(CNS): There were 32 crashes on the roads of Grand Cayman over the three-day Christmas holiday, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Between Monday, 24 December, and Thursday morning there were 20 smashes in George Town alone; at least a dozen of the 32 collisions were serious, with people being injured and in some […]

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