Tag: Kurt Walton

10 year old killing still active case

10 year old killing still active case

| 29/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for information in the murder of Courtney Spence (32), who was gunned down in an industrial area parking lot ten years ago. Despite a decade-long inquiry, officers on the case remain hopeful it will be solved as they continue the investigation. On Tuesday, the anniversary of his death, the RCIPS urged […]

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Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

| 10/05/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS): At least one small dog had to be euthanised and more may follow after the police, the departments of agriculture, environmental health and planning raided a house in Prospect on Monday. The officials found 53 dogs, all of which were small breeds, in crates and cages in a poorly ventilated room and an unsanitary […]

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Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

| 19/06/2018 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The police helicopter and the Joint Marine Unit were deployed Saturday afternoon to rescue a kite-surfer who found himself in trouble out at sea off the coast of Barkers. The police received a report from the surfer’s friends, who had lost sight of him when they were all out on the water at around […]

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Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

Nine illegal firearms handed to cops

| 18/06/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): As the RCIPS firearms amnesty reaches the half-way point, the police have already received nine illegal weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Since the ‘no questions asked’ campaign began at the start of this month, the police have received seven rifles and two handguns, as well as the ammunition. Despite the month-long clemency to […]

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Six guns and pile of ammo handed in to cops

Six guns and pile of ammo handed in to cops

| 11/06/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Senior police officers said they are really pleased with the results of the firearms amnesty so far, as after just one week two handguns, four rifles and over 290 rounds of ammunition have been handed in to the police. “We are pleased to see that these members of the public have taken advantage of this […]

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Pastors join police for gun amnesty

Pastors join police for gun amnesty

| 31/05/2018 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will launch a one-month firearms amnesty Friday, offering clemency on the possession of unlicensed and illegal weapons and ammunition that are handed in to the authorities as part of the continuing focus on getting guns off the streets of Cayman. This time the police have joined forces with […]

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Illegal bikers charge cop road block

Illegal bikers charge cop road block

| 27/11/2017 | 400 Comments

(CNS): As many as one hundred people riding motorbikes charged at a police road block Sunday, throwing bottles and steering towards officers, as the RCIPS attempted to stop an unsanctioned across-island bike event. Senior police said it was “pure luck that someone was not killed”, when the gang of bikers took to the roads, pulling […]

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RCIPS ‘visibility initiative’ nets 37

RCIPS ‘visibility initiative’ nets 37

| 03/09/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Police officers made 37 arrests Wednesday, 32 of which were for court warrants for failures to appear or defaults on traffic matters. The RCIPS said that in its second monthly “visibility initiative” on 30 August, “all officers throughout the RCIPS, both uniform and detective, donned the red stripes and hit the streets to serve warrants, […]

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Campaign urges all road users to to be nice

Campaign urges all road users to to be nice

| 13/07/2017 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Road users are being urged to be nicer and more courteous to each other and take a leaf from the tourism brand of ‘Caymankind’ as a way to reduce smashes and collisions. The government, police and all of Cayman’s Rotary clubs have joined forces to launch a new road safety campaign called “Share the […]

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‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

‘Insatiable appetite’ for guns in local gangs

| 26/06/2017 | 42 Comments

(CNS): There is now an “insatiable appetite” for guns among those immersed in local gang culture, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton said after officers recovered two more handguns that were being smuggled onto the island at the weekend. Less than 48 hours after a judge locked up four different men for long periods of time […]

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Gun seized as cops round up suspects

Gun seized as cops round up suspects

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police have arrested another West Bay couple over the shooting outside the Fete nightclub last weekend during an operation at a house in the district Friday morning, where a third Jamaican man was also arrested and a gun seized. Police said this was the fourth firearm they have taken off the streets this […]

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