Tag: DUI

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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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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Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

| 21/12/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Since the beginning of December, when police began their Holiday Safety Campaign, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has already made 32 arrests for DUI, with six of those arrested having a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit and in one case over three times the limit. The RCIPS, which supports […]

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Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

| 19/09/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Following another weekend rounding up rogue drivers, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is warning the public that they could find themselves in serious trouble if they use alcohol or drugs and then get in their car. Police made five arrests for DUI alone over the weekend as well as finding drivers under the influence […]

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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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Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

| 15/08/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Following a single-vehicle crash early this morning on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, a 24-year-old man from West Bay was arrested on suspicion of DUI after giving a breathalyzer reading that was two times over the legal limit for alcohol. At about 1:20am Wednesday police were called to the scene north of Yacht Drive, where they […]

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Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 32-year-old Honduran national appeared in court Monday after spending the weekend in jail as a result of a crash in the early hours of Saturday morning in West Bay, in which he was suspected of drinking and driving. Omar Banegas has been charged with a list of offences that began when he ran […]

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Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

| 26/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The head of enforcement at the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration, Garfield Wong, was told Wednesday that Magistrate Grace Donalds will deliver a verdict next month in a DUI case against him that has dragged on for four and a half years. Wong was charged with careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and […]

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