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Tag: traffic offences

Rum Point calm as cops keep up pressure

Rum Point calm as cops keep up pressure

| 28/08/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The police said that things were calm and orderly in and around the Rum Point area this weekend and roadblocks turned up a lot less illegal activity on the roads than previous weekend operations in the Eastern Districts. Only eight tickets were issued at the roadblock and no one was arrested [...]

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Driver arrested after smash over ‘impairment’

Driver arrested after smash over ‘impairment’

| 25/08/2017
(CNS): A 31-year-old man from George Town who lost control of his car on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, flipping it several times, escaped injury but was arrested for driving while impaired. The police received a call about the smash at about 9:15pm Thursday, 24 August. Emergency personnel were disp [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force in and around Rum Point, Sunday, patrolling the area to clamp down on anti-social behaviour, they said. Officers also set up a roadblock near the Frank Sound Road-Bodden Town Road junction in an effort to address other issues such as drinking and driving, drug misuse, [...]

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Rogue rider narrowly misses beachgoers

Rogue rider narrowly misses beachgoers

| 15/08/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating an incident on Sunday (13 August) involving motorbike riders who were engaged in dangerous driving at Rum Point. One of the riders is accused of riding on the beach and narrowly missing beachgoers, including children, when the group of six bikers, described by police [...]

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Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): A driver who mowed down a pedestrian as she walked along the pavement near Lime Tree Bay appeared in court Friday, charged with causing grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident and having no insurance. The 69-year-old woman is understood to be paralysed from h [...]

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Teen was riding stolen bike

Teen was riding stolen bike

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): The 15-year-old boy who was badly injured in a smash near the Lighthouse Restaurant in the early hours of Saturday morning was riding one of two dirt bikes stolen from Frenchmans Drive, Bodden Town, not far from where the crash happened, police have said. The 2008 green Kawasaki KLX 450cc was [...]

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Police plan summer traffic clampdown

Police plan summer traffic clampdown

| 06/07/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging the community to use the new RCIPS ‘Bridge’ app to alert officers to any traffic infraction concerns they have, as they are planning a number of traffic operations this summer to clamp down on rogue drivers. The RCIPS issued 16 tickets Wednesday when they conduct [...]

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Rogue drivers on cops’ radar during weekend ops

Rogue drivers on cops’ radar during weekend ops

| 05/07/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS conducted traffic- and crime-related operations at the weekend on the hunt for rogue drivers. One targeted people coming and going from a legally organised motorbike event, on Saturday, 1 July, in Frank Sound. Police said the operation started at 1pm and lasted until 9pm at the junc [...]

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Top traffic cop in car smash arrested

Top traffic cop in car smash arrested

| 13/06/2017
(CNS) UPDATED: The senior police officer involved in a crash on Saturday near Hurley’s Roundabout who fled the scene has been tracked down and arrested. The RCIPS stated Tuesday that the 53-year-old police inspector, has been bailed and suspended from duty. CNS has learned that the officer is [...]

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Armed cops arrest WB man for dangerous driving

Armed cops arrest WB man for dangerous driving

| 12/06/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man is facing a list of traffic violations after he failed to stop for police when he was speeding along North West Point Road on Saturday at around 1:30pm. He was hailed to stop by armed officers but he failed to stop so they followed the vehicle, which eventually stopped further [...]

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Senior cop flees scene of crash

Senior cop flees scene of crash

| 12/06/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS said Monday that they were still looking for a serving police inspector who is believed to have fled the scene of a crash at Hurley’s Roundabout on Saturday. The smash happened just before 4:15pm at the junction of Crewe Road, and involved a white Pontiac SUV, which ran into t [...]

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