Tag: traffic offences

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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Police deal with 32 Christmas crashes

Police deal with 32 Christmas crashes

| 27/12/2018 | 78 Comments

(CNS): There were 32 crashes on the roads of Grand Cayman over the three-day Christmas holiday, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Between Monday, 24 December, and Thursday morning there were 20 smashes in George Town alone; at least a dozen of the 32 collisions were serious, with people being injured and in some […]

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Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

| 21/12/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Since the beginning of December, when police began their Holiday Safety Campaign, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has already made 32 arrests for DUI, with six of those arrested having a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit and in one case over three times the limit. The RCIPS, which supports […]

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RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

| 10/12/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the community for help in tracking down a driver who remains at large after hitting an on-duty police officer when he drove through a police road block last month. Officers from the West Bay Police Station are conducting the investigation into the incident, which they believe involved a dark Honda. The […]

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Rogue rider charged with list of offences

Rogue rider charged with list of offences

| 13/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 21-year-old-man found himself in police lock-up for most of the holiday weekend following his arrest on Saturday afternoon for a catalog of crimes, from stealing a motorbike to resisting arrest, after officers in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service chopper spotted him and another rider performing stunts on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Police […]

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