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UPDATED: Man charged with murder of Wayne McLean

A 36-year-old Bodden Town man has been charged with murder in relation to the fatal shooting of Wayne Eron McLean earlier this month.

Report: Police stop suspect from swallowing cocaine

Following a complaint by a man who claimed police unnecessarily used force to restrain him, the Ombudsman has found that the officers had restrained him to prevent him from swallowing cocaine found during a search.

Three arrested for alleged theft of jet ski

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of taking a conveyance without authority after a jet ski was reported stolen over the weekend.

Walton: Time to say ‘enough is enough’ on gun crime

Four out of the seven shooting incidents that have occurred since April, in which two people were killed and 14 wounded, were gang-related, Deputy Police Commissioner Kurt Walton has confirmed.

Grieving mum pleads: ‘End the gun violence’

Cayman’s recent spate of gun violence has brought back painful memories for grieving mother and gun-attack survivor Dorlisa Ebanks, who is calling for it to end before more innocent lives, like her 4-year-old son Jeremiah Barnes, are lost.

Anti-gang committee set up

Authorities have set up a committee to address gang violence in the Cayman Islands, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne told Members of Parliament Monday.

Man arrested after knife fight in West Bay

Police arrested a 27-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of assault and possession of ganja on 15 July.  

Update: Second man arrested in Vic’s Bar shooting case

Police have arrested a second man on suspicion of murder in connection with the multiple shooting incident at Vic’s Bar in George Town.

Crew of Cayman-registered superyacht sues for unpaid wages

The 115-metre-long Cayman-registered Pelorus was detained by authorities in Montenegro in March after the superyacht's owner allegedly failed to settle all financial obligations to the crew, suppliers and the local marina.

Expungement applications drop in 2020

The number of people seeking to clear their criminal records dropped by almost half last year, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson told Parliament Thursday as he tabled the Cayman Islands Expungement Board's 2020 annual report.