Tag: juvenile crime

Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

| 19/07/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Former government social worker Michael Myles, who is a vociferous advocate for a more proactive approach to tackling the causes of crime at an earlier stage, is calling on the current administration to intervene with vulnerable children and young people before they go off the rails. In the f [...]

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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an incre [...]

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Experts needed to help support troubled kids

Experts needed to help support troubled kids

| 03/04/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Judicial Administration is looking for people in the community who have wide knowledge and experience in child care or law to join an important court panel. The Children’s Law provides for the court to appoint individuals to this panel that safeguards the interests of youngsters inv [...]

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JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A teenage boy from John Gray High School has been arrested following an altercation with a teacher at the school last week. Both the police and the school’s principal have confirmed that the incident occurred around 9:30 on Thursday morning. School officials said that a support teacher [...]

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Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

| 22/12/2017 | 101 Comments
(CNS): A visitor to Cayman who was walking with a friend just south of the Seven Mile public beach was robbed by two masked teenagers, armed with a machete and a bat, at around 10:30pm Wednesday. In an unusual scenario, police said that the victim negotiated with the two suspects, who were described [...]

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Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

| 11/12/2017
(CNS): Three teenagers and a boy were arrested and bailed following a violent attack in a parking lot on Eastern Avenue near the Godfrey Nixon junction at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene, responding to a report of a wounding after a man [...]

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Armed cops called to school fight

Armed cops called to school fight

| 06/10/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): The head of John Gray High School has confirmed that there was a series of violent incidents at the school at the end of last week and the beginning of this that have resulted in arrests after armed police were called to the school. But he said the situation has been dealt with “firmly [...]

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Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

| 17/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young offender who pleaded guilty to one count of wounding in a knifing incident on Smith Road earlier this year was set free Friday after spending 5½ months on remand in HMP Northward. Justice Charles Quin handed down a six-month sentence suspended for 12 months, which included several st [...]

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Juvenile pleads guilty to wounding

Juvenile pleads guilty to wounding

| 13/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young person pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wounding in an incident dating back two years. The crown offered no evidence against the other two defendants, who were then discharged. Due to the age of the minor, Justice Tim Owen placed restrictions on the press about what can be rep [...]

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West Bay teen charged over stabbing

West Bay teen charged over stabbing

| 12/06/2017
(CNS): A 15-year-old boy from West Bay has been charged with stabbing another teenager in an incident on the West Bay Road area outside a fast food restaurant at around 9pm on 3 June. The boy was arrested on Sunday and was due to appear in court Monday after he was charged with wounding with intent [...]

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Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

| 01/05/2017
(CNS): Police said that they took four boys into custody at the weekend following reports of children smoking ganja in West Bay. One of those youngsters was just seven years old, a senior police officer stated in a report about another busy weekend for the RCIPS. The child was arrested after police [...]

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