Tag: traffic offences

RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

| 10/12/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing to the community for help in tracking down a driver who remains at large after hitting an on-duty police officer when he drove through a police road block last month. Officers from the West Bay Police Station are conducting the investigation into the incident, which they [...]

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Rogue rider charged with list of offences

Rogue rider charged with list of offences

| 13/11/2018
(CNS): A 21-year-old-man found himself in police lock-up for most of the holiday weekend following his arrest on Saturday afternoon for a catalog of crimes, from stealing a motorbike to resisting arrest, after officers in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service chopper spotted him and another rider [...]

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Drivers need to turn off their high beams

Drivers need to turn off their high beams

| 24/10/2018
What are the laws regarding the use of high beam lights in vehicles? I’m constantly blinded by at least 35% of vehicles driving around with high beam lights for no real reason. Maybe you can ask RCIPS as well if this is not enforceable or should I just have a spotlight to beam back into […] [...]

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Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

| 23/10/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are warning owners who sell their vehicles that they are responsible for ensuring the transfer of ownership to the buyer, otherwise they could still be liable for any criminal or traffic offences [...]

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Drivers urged to follow rules around schools

Drivers urged to follow rules around schools

| 02/10/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is imploring drivers to adhere to the rules of the road, especially when it comes to driving in and around school zones and when close to school buses. Police in the traffic unit said that since the return to school, they have seen a tremendous increase in traffic, especially befor [...]

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Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

| 19/09/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Local attorney Dennis Brady, who has been representing the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong in a protracted careless driving case, asked the court for an adjournment at his client’s sentencing hearing this week, saying he believed he may have proof that one of the witnesses i [...]

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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 fin [...]

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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 [...]

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Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

| 15/08/2018
(CNS): Following a single-vehicle crash early this morning on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, a 24-year-old man from West Bay was arrested on suspicion of DUI after giving a breathalyzer reading that was two times over the legal limit for alcohol. At about 1:20am Wednesday police were called to the [...]

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Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 32-year-old Honduran national appeared in court Monday after spending the weekend in jail as a result of a crash in the early hours of Saturday morning in West Bay, in which he was suspected of drinking and driving. Omar Banegas has been charged with a list of offences that began when he ra [...]

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West Bay man charged after petty crime spree

West Bay man charged after petty crime spree

| 03/08/2018
(CNS): A 31-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with a number of offences, including taking a car without permission and theft, after a series of incidents this week. He was arrested on 30 July after it was reported he had taken a vehicle without the owner’s consent, but was later granted [...]

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