Tag: Ian Yearwood

Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

| 29/01/2019 | 21 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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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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Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

| 11/07/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Just ten days into July, the RCIPS said its officers have already arrested thirteen drunk drivers this month, after arresting 24 during the month of June as part of the continuing clampdown on rogue road users. Last month police also issued 152 tickets for illegal tint and 263 tickets for speeding, bringing the total for […]

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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 that the driver who […]

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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 being overturned. […]

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DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

| 02/11/2017 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are urging drivers in cars that are still displaying temporary plates to go to the DVDL to get their new and secure replacement plates.  Although the government unit is behind on the goal to replace all plates with the new secure registration plate system, it […]

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