Tag: traffic offences

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 in the trial committed perjury. Wong was convicted last […]

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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 finding drivers under the influence […]

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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 is no […]

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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 | 1 Comment

(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 scene north of Yacht Drive, where they […]

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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 ran […]

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West Bay man charged after petty crime spree

West Bay man charged after petty crime spree

| 03/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 bail. Then on […]

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Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

| 26/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The head of enforcement at the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration, Garfield Wong, was told Wednesday that Magistrate Grace Donalds will deliver a verdict next month in a DUI case against him that has dragged on for four and a half years. Wong was charged with careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and […]

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Police round up weekend drunk drivers

Police round up weekend drunk drivers

| 26/07/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit arrested ten drunk drivers over the weekend, half of whom were more than double the legal limit, and attended 26 road crashes. In one case the driver assaulted the police after they roused her from what appeared to be a drunken state of unconsciousness while […]

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Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

| 11/07/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Just ten days into July, the RCIPS said its officers have already arrested thirteen drunk drivers this month, after arresting 24 during the month of June as part of the continuing clampdown on rogue road users. Last month police also issued 152 tickets for illegal tint and 263 tickets for speeding, bringing the total for […]

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New system to detect uninsured drivers

New system to detect uninsured drivers

| 29/06/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Drivers who allow their motor insurance to lapse while still using their vehicles on the roads will soon be detected through the new electronic vehicle registration (EVR) system and a change in the traffic law that will allow insurance companies to update the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing database in real-time. Joey Hew, […]

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Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge ordered Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) to undertake 80 hours of community service work over the next 12 months for his conviction for dangerous driving ahead of a major crash in which his close friend Matthew Owens (31) was killed. Douglas was acquitted of causing Owen’s death following a trial earlier this year […]

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