Police briefs

Police officer hurt in collision 

An off-duty Royal Cayman Islands Police officer was injured following a vehicle collision in Lower Valley Wednesday night. 

According to police, the officer was on a motorcycle – his private vehicle – which collided with a car near the intersection of Shamrock Road and Will T. Drive in Bodden Town just before 8 p.m. 

The officer was hospitalized for injuries to his ankles. 

Courts arrest 

A man who police said tried to go through security at the George Town courthouse with ganja in his possession was arrested late Wednesday morning. The 21-year-old George Town resident was arrested at the courts building on suspicion of possessing and consuming a controlled substance.  

Police said the man was visiting the courthouse at the time and was arrested in the lobby at the security screening station. He was released on police bail later that day.