Tag: traffic offences

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 42 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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GT man charged with killing cyclist

GT man charged with killing cyclist

| 17/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Wilfred Myles Jr (28) was remanded in custody after appearing in Summary Court Wednesday, charged with causing the death of Ignacio Kirzner (21) in a hit-and-run on Monday morning. Kirzner was riding to work along North Church Street on a bicycle at around 5:30am when he was hit by a car. Myles, who […]

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GT man charged with a dozen offences

GT man charged with a dozen offences

| 12/02/2019

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town, who allegedly began his crime spree in October, was charged on Monday with a total of twelve offences, including arson and assaulting a police officer. Police said in a press release that  he had been charged with two counts of causing fear or provocation of violence in relation to […]

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Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

| 15/01/2019 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Six drivers were arrested over the weekend after they were found to be drunk behind the wheel. Four of the six men and women were twice over the legal limit and one was arrested after a midnight collision on the West Bay Road involving another sober driver. The other drunk drivers were arrested after […]

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Stop obscuring licence plates

Stop obscuring licence plates

| 03/01/2019 | 0 Comments

I believe it is illegal and am certain that a car will not pass its inspection with tinted plastic over the number plates – can you confirm? If it is illegal, then why are so many drivers blatantly driving with their plates obscured? The only reason I can see for making your plates hard to read […]

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Cops warn drivers to stay sober in NYE crackdown

Cops warn drivers to stay sober in NYE crackdown

| 31/12/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are planning to intensify their traffic operations on New Year’s Eve to crackdown on drunk drivers. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that officers will be conducting numerous traffic checks and patrols around the islands tonight, as they warned of efforts to combat drunk driving and other dangerous behaviour on the road. During December, […]

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