Tag: traffic offences

Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

Two cops assaulted in scuffle with driver

| 15/08/2019

(CNS): A driver was arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting police after an incident that began when a wheel fell off his car right outside the Bodden Town Police Station. The RCIPS said that during the scuffle as the 20-year-old man resisted arrest, one of the officer’s fingers was broken and his arm was cut, […]

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Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

Suspect in stabbing crashes into church

| 29/07/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 24-year-old man from North Side on suspicion of wounding with intent, as well as a number of traffic-related offences, including drinking and driving, after he smashed his car into the church on Frank Sound Road early Monday morning. The man was believed to have been involved in a stabbing less […]

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Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

Drunk truck driver smashes into wall

| 25/07/2019

(CNS): The 28-year-old driver of a white Ford F-150 truck who careered into a wall and a chain-link fence belonging to two separate homes on Crewe Road late Thursday night was more than twice the legal alcohol limit, police have said. The single-vehicle crash happened around 11:20pm between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close in George […]

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77 road smashes in 10 days

77 road smashes in 10 days

| 11/07/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Crashes and traffic offences continue to plague Cayman’s roads, with 77 reported smashes in the first ten days of July, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit said it is doing its best to enforce the law to maintain safety, but after 270 speeding tickets were […]

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Driver smashes into airport building

Driver smashes into airport building

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): The driver of a grey Porsche SUV landed in hospital Sunday night after he smashed the car into a building on the airport site. Police said the SUV exited the road and collided with the building on Owen Roberts Drive at around 10:00pm Friday, one of many road smashes on Grand Cayman this weekend. […]

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Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): After around two dozen road smashes between Sunday and Thursday this week, the police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking alcohol and to pay more attention even when sober. Three people were arrested for driving under the influence this week and the RCIPS raised […]

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Motorcyclist injured, arrested after hitting pick-up

Motorcyclist injured, arrested after hitting pick-up

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): A 27-year-old motorcyclist from George Town landed in hospital on Sunday with serious but non-life-threatening injuries following a collision with a pick-up truck on Shamrock Road. The rider was also arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and other traffic-related violations. Police said that around 7:15pm the driver of the truck was travelling east after […]

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Police face altercation over illegal rider

Police face altercation over illegal rider

| 14/05/2019

(CNS): Two people were arrested on Wednesday evening in central George Town after a man became aggressive towards police officers when they tried to arrest a teenage woman who was riding an illegal bike without a helmet. The officers were called to Martin Drive, where they instructed a woman on a motorbike to pull over, […]

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West Bay man arrested after police pursuit

West Bay man arrested after police pursuit

| 10/05/2019

(CNS): A 38-year-old man from West Bay was arrested Friday on suspicion of dangerous driving and other traffic offences, following a police chase along South Sound Road around 3pm. Police said that officers tried to stop the vehicle using lights and sirens but the driver failed to stop, so he was followed by the officers. […]

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West Bay man charged in George Town shooting

West Bay man charged in George Town shooting

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from West Bay was due in court Monday to face a list of charges in connection with a shooting on South Church street last month in which a man was seriously wounded. The suspect has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, the possession of an unlicensed firearm, discharging a firearm […]

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Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

| 01/05/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Traffic statistics for 2018 released by the police Wednesday reflect a 14% drop in the actual number of reported crashes on Cayman Islands roads compared to 2017, but a stark increase in enforcement resulted in thousands of tickets being issued to rogue drivers. While the total number of collisions fell, the number of road […]

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