Tag: traffic offences

Road smashes average 225 per month

Road smashes average 225 per month

| 03/09/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is raising the alarm once again about the significant number of crashes happening on Cayman’s roads, many of which are due to mobile phone use. So far this year, around 225 motor vehicle collisions are being reported to the police each month. The vast majority of them were categorized as ‘damage only’, […]

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Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

| 16/08/2021

(CNS): A 67-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested for a number of offences, including possession of cocaine, after he was stopped by police in the district early Sunday morning. Police said they had cause to arrest the man over driving offences at around 6:15 in the morning but after searching him, they found […]

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Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

| 13/08/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend traffic cops arrested eight people on suspicion of DUI, one for being in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol and two for driving while disqualified. According to the police “just under 35 tickets” were issued, largely for speeding and illegal tint, and officers responded to almost 40 crashes […]

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Cops plan long-term traffic crackdown

Cops plan long-term traffic crackdown

| 09/07/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS say that its weekend road safety and enforcement campaign, Operation Quaker, is going to be replaced with a long-term targetted traffic crackdown informed by the data gathered and experienced gained during this operation. During the campaign over the last five weekends, which was in response to the increase in serious road smashes, […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Cops’ clampdown cuts crashes

Cops’ clampdown cuts crashes

| 09/06/2021 | 59 Comments

(CNS): Operation Quaker, an RCIPS campaign focused on traffic enforcement, is having results after just two weekends. Compared to the first weekend, when police began the clampdown on rogue drivers, the number of road smashes, drunk drivers and general traffic offences all fell during this second weekend. Police were called to just nine collisions between […]

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Traffic cops called to 20 crashes over weekend

Traffic cops called to 20 crashes over weekend

| 01/06/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): As a new police road safety campaign began this weekend, traffic officers were called to deal with twenty road collisions and issued over 30 tickets, mostly for speeding, and arrested nine people for drinking and driving. The RCIPS launched Operation Quaker on Friday, 28 May, in response to the recent road fatalities and serious […]

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Brac Police Station moves to Stake Bay

Brac Police Station moves to Stake Bay

| 31/05/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Brac Police Station has moved from its long-time location overlooking the Creek Dock to Stake Bay, opposite the District Administration Building. In a brief notice, the RCIPS said that as of Saturday, 22 May, until further notice the station is located at Units 5 and 6 of the Kirkconnell Building, on Kirkconnell Street. The […]

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Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

| 28/05/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is beginning a road safety and enforcement campaign this weekend to target the particularly bad driving at the weekends. Operation Quakers will focus on curbing reckless and dangerous driving when the worst incidents have been occurring. It will see an increased police presence and traffic enforcement during key hours, including speeding enforcement […]

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Fleeing driver faces long list of charges

Fleeing driver faces long list of charges

| 27/05/2021

(CNS): A 25-year-old man from Bodden Town was expected in court Thursday facing a long list of offences, including assaulting a police officer, after he left the scene of a road crash last week. In addition to the assault, he has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, careless driving, use of an […]

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