Tag: drinking and driving

Cop arrested for drunk driving

Cop arrested for drunk driving

| 05/11/2019

(CNS): A 63-year-old police officer was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning on suspicion of drinking and driving following a single-vehicle collision in George Town. Police said that at 2:00am they were called to the crash scene on the Linford Pierson Highway, where they found that the off-duty officer, who was driving a […]

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Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

| 17/10/2019 | 103 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that it has received numerous complaints about rogue driving, which is increasing the current traffic chaos. The police also raised concerns yet again over drunk drivers, in particular, drivers who attend Sunday brunches, consuming “an exorbitant amount of alcoholic beverages” and then driving home. Drinking and driving is now a […]

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Senior cop alarmed by DUI increases

Senior cop alarmed by DUI increases

| 10/10/2019 | 84 Comments

(CNS): There is not sign of any reduction in the number of drivers getting behind the wheel drunk, according to the RCIPS, and Superintendent Robert Graham said he was alarmed by the amount of people consuming alcohol and then driving home. In September a total of 27 people were nabbed by officers for driving under […]

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Speed and drunks cause crashes

Speed and drunks cause crashes

| 16/09/2019 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Police Inspector Dwayne Jones, who is in charge of the Traffic and Road Policing Unit, has pointed to speeding and people getting behind the wheel drunk as the main causes of the significant number of crashes in Cayman. With six people having been killed on local roads so far this year and several critically […]

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Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

| 15/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police are appealing for witnesses to the serious smash in Bodden Town on Saturday night in which one man was seriously injured. Officers said he remains in hospital in a critical condition as they urged anyone with information to contact the traffic unit. A 31-year-old man has already been arrested on suspicion […]

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Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

| 04/09/2019

(CNS): A 23-year-old man involved in a single-vehicle crash near the Yacht Club Roundabout early Sunday morning was pepper sprayed by the police after he resisted arrest for drinking and driving. The RCIPS said that one of the police officers received minor injuries during the struggle, and both he and the driver were treated at […]

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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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