Tag: traffic offences

Police looking for rogue school bus driver

Police looking for rogue school bus driver

| 28/11/2022 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The driver of a school bus who was caught on camera driving on the wrong side of the road in order to beat the morning traffic in Red Bay last week has not only angered commuters and worried parents but has also caught the attention of the police. (See video below.) A spokesperson for […]

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Driver’s failed forgery turns ban into crime

Driver’s failed forgery turns ban into crime

| 10/10/2022 | 28 Comments

(CNS): A driver who was stopped for speeding in West Bay last year landed himself a criminal conviction after he produced a forged insurance certificate for the court in an effort to dodge a driving ban. Theodore O’Neil Morgan had been given tickets for speeding and driving without an inspection certificate, vehicle licence or insurance, […]

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Alarming number of speeders on local roads

Alarming number of speeders on local roads

| 15/08/2022 | 178 Comments

(CNS): As Cayman marks the grim milestone of a dozen road deaths this year, the police are appealing to drivers to slow down and stop drinking. The RCIPS is urging motorists to engage in safe driving over weekends and in bad weather, as the number of fatal collisions this year climbs. Aleiny Reve Villegas (20) […]

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Speed camera ticketing test underway, says ministry

Speed camera ticketing test underway, says ministry

| 11/05/2022 | 114 Comments

(CNS): Five years after rolling out the electronic vehicle registration system, government is now in the process of exploring the introduction of speed cameras that can read the new high-tech registration plates. This would allow the authorities to issue e-fines to drivers breaking the speed limit. Video circulating on social media recently of technicians fitting […]

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Cops attend 20 crashes over Easter weekend

Cops attend 20 crashes over Easter weekend

| 21/04/2022 | 16 Comments

(CNS): While police reported a relatively quiet weekend for crime over the Easter holiday, road collisions continued and the traffic unit attended twenty between Friday and Monday, though none of them were serious. They also dealt with 209 traffic offences, including five drunk drivers and 80 speeders. Tint offences, expired registrations and careless drivers also […]

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Cops round up traffic ticket dodgers in raid

Cops round up traffic ticket dodgers in raid

| 12/04/2022 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police in the Eastern Districts conducted a coordinated raid last Wednesday and rounded up 17 people over 20 outstanding warrants, largely related to unpaid traffic tickets or fines. The RCIPS said it has just under 200 active warrants still to be executed. Around 70 are related to residents in George Town, another 60 in […]

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New traffic unit issues 62 tickets in first week

New traffic unit issues 62 tickets in first week

| 06/04/2022 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS Eastern Districts Road Policing Unit (EDRPU) issued 62 tickets to drivers in its first week after focusing on school zones in the districts.  Forty-six people were pulled over for speeding, including seven drivers who were travelling at more than double the school zone speed limit. This is 15mph during school drop-off […]

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Traffic cops say excessive speeding continues

Traffic cops say excessive speeding continues

| 31/01/2022 | 91 Comments

(CNS): Drivers in Cayman are still causing a major headache for the traffic police, especially in the Eastern Districts, after another targeted operation by the RCIPS found drivers doing double the speed limit even in 50mph zones. Between 14 and 24 January, police were out in East End and North Side as a result of […]

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Police report decline in NYE crime and crashes

Police report decline in NYE crime and crashes

| 10/01/2022 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS reported a decrease in serious incidents over the holidays this year compared to the same period last year, and although one person was killed on the road during the first week of the year, there were no traffic deaths over the New Year weekend, as drivers found other ways to get home […]

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Robbers, burglars and car thief keep cops busy

Robbers, burglars and car thief keep cops busy

| 30/12/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Police officers were called to the first of two commercial burglaries over the holiday weekend at around 9am Christmas Day. A Nissan Skyliner was then reported stolen on Monday, before the most serious crime over the weekend took place just after midnight Tuesday, when a man was assaulted and robbed on the street in […]

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West Bay man admits having illegal gun in car

West Bay man admits having illegal gun in car

| 10/12/2021 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Michael Conrad Ebanks (36), from West Bay, has admitted having a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson revolver in a car he was not insured for and not qualified to drive when he was stopped in George Town by RCIPS officers from the Firearms Response Unit. He has also admitted possessing two and a half ounces […]

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