Tag: traffic offences

Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

| 28/01/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing to the public to help them find a driver who fled from the hospital in an attempt to evade police, after causing a head-on collision when he drove on the wrong side of the road Sunday night. At around 8:15pm, the man, who was driving a white Chevy Equinox, drove […]

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68 speeders nabbed in targeted checks

68 speeders nabbed in targeted checks

| 26/01/2021 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Over the course of one week, from 18 to 22 January, police clocked 68 people for excessive speeding in traffic checks around the four school zones in the Eastern Districts. In response to community concerns about speeding and unsafe driving practices, officers targeted morning and early afternoon drivers and prosecuted 74 of them. As […]

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Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

| 11/11/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking, after averting what could have been another tragic road smash this week. At 6:00 on Tuesday evening officers pulled over a driver who was driving in the wrong lane. Given his slurred speech and the strong smell […]

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Motorcyclist arrested over pedestrian’s death

Motorcyclist arrested over pedestrian’s death

| 10/11/2020

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from West Bay who was driving the motorcycle that struck and killed Chuck Elvis Ebanks (53), also from West Bay, on Saturday evening has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Ebanks died after he was knocked down on Powell Smith Road at around 7:30pm, just hours after […]

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Crashes return as traffic increases

Crashes return as traffic increases

| 30/09/2020 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Road collisions in Cayman were back to pre-COVID levels this past week, the RCIPS has said. Between 20 and 27 September officers responded to over 50 reports of crashes, more than ten of them involving injuries. The traffic unit said the majority of these crashes were due to speeding and people driving under the […]

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Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

Speeding fuels 2019 traffic trouble

| 11/06/2020 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The police issued 7,850 traffic tickets for various offences during 2019, compared to 7,525 the year before. But 40% of those tickets were for speeding, which continues to fuel Cayman’s traffic trouble. Officers doled out 3,094 tickets to drivers over the limit, a near 46% increase on 2018, and 88 of them were for […]

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Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

Police dish out tickets to rogue drivers

| 09/05/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops issued 15 speeding tickets on Friday alone as they moved to clamp down on the increasing number of reckless drivers on the road, despite the COVID-19 curfew. And a cyclist became the latest person to be injured on local roads when he was hit by a jeep in Newlands, Friday morning. The […]

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Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

| 23/04/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town was remanded in custody after he was charged with a long list of offences Monday, following an alleged assault on police officers, whom he spat at as they tried to arrest him claiming he was “infected”. The man came to police attention last week when he was reportedly […]

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WB man racks up offences after traffic stop

WB man racks up offences after traffic stop

| 17/04/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old West Bay was charged with ten offenses last Friday after just one traffic stop. Police revealed yesterday that the man was arrested just before 8am on 10 April after officers on patrol stopped the silver Honda Accord he was driving in the district and he began racking up the alleged crimes. He […]

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Second rogue biker charged

Second rogue biker charged

| 09/04/2020

(CNS): A 32-year-old George Town man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an incident of ‘rogue motorbike riders’ that began on Shamrock Road last Saturday afternoon. The man is the second of five riders who were pulling stunts and driving recklessly before being chased by police to be apprehended. This rider evaded officers on the […]

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CoP refers ‘rogue’ rider arrest to ombudsman

CoP refers ‘rogue’ rider arrest to ombudsman

| 06/04/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne revealed at Sunday’s press briefing that an arrest made by his officers has been referred to the ombudsman for investigation. The arrest was made on Saturday, 4 April, following a high-speed chase of one of five ‘rogue’ dirt bike riders. Byrne said that during a time like this, when the […]

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