Uniformed Officers from the George Town Police Station removed another unlicensed firearm from the streets of Grand Cayman this week.
Information received by the 911 Emergency Call Centre on Wednesday, 29 June, led police officers to the vicinity of Eastern Avenue, George Town where initial enquiries prompted the subsequent search of a vehicle parked in the area.
During this search uniformed officers discovered a loaded handgun.
A 22-year-old male from East End was arrested at the scene and taken into police custody.
Officers from the RCIP Crime Squad are now investigating the matter.
RCIP Media Liaison Officer Maria Mc Lean would like to remind the Grand Cayman community that public information is a vital tool in the fight against criminal activity.
This week’s successful recovery of a loaded firearm is a fine example of the police service’s commitment to eradicating these weapons from our community.
Any person who wishes to provide information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers on 800 – 8477.
On Wednesday at 2.20pm police responded to a burglary on Courts Road, George Town.
There were four apartments broken into at the location.
The Criminal Investigation Department at George Town Police Station is investigating.
On Wednesday at 8.18am police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Dorcy Drive, George Town.
The head-on collision happened after one of the vehicles lost control on the wet road and hit the other vehicle.
There was extensive damage to one of the vehicles and the driver was taken to The Cayman Islands Hospital with a back injury.
The Traffic Department is dealing with the investigation.
Also Wednesday at 9.22am police and paramedics responded to an accident on Impulse Road, Bodden Town.
A vehicle was overtaking when it hit a passenger on the back of a garbage truck.
The passenger on the back of the truck received a serious cut to his left foot. The Traffic Department is dealing with the incident.
On Thursday at 3.25am police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of Kirk’s Home Centre on Eastern Avenue, George Town.
The vehicle was completely overturned after hitting a chain link fence.
The driver of the vehicle a 29-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
He was later charged with the offence at George Town Police Station and will appear in court at a later date.
A 26-year-old male is in custody on suspicion of Domestic Assault. He was arrested in the Crewe Road area at 1.28am Wednesday. Officers from the Family Support Unit are dealing with the matter.
A 29-year-old female and a 33-year-old male were arrested at 10.20am Wednesday behind the Hard Rock Café in George Town.
The two suspects are being investigated by the Traffic Department for Using a License Coupon with Intent to Deceive. They have both been granted bail whilst the investigation continues.