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30% increase in speeding tickets

Despite Cayman's roads being practically deserted during lockdown last year, police issued 3,999 speeding tickets in 2020 – a 30% increase on the year before.
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Masked gunmen assault man in his home

Police are investigating a report of an aggravated burglary in George Town in which two masked men with handguns entered a home Tuesday night and assaulted the man living there after demanding money.

Police: COVID led to drop in crime in 2020

Cayman recorded a 12.8% drop in overall crime last year, partly due to the islands being under strict COVID-19 restrictions for three months and a corresponding increase in police presence, according to the 2020 crime statistics which were released today (12 May).

Drug dealer loses appeal

The Court of Appeal has upheld a drug conviction and prison sentence against Lynden Dwayne Walton.

New court date set for alleged quarantine breacher

Aaron Ronaldo Montemayor, 19, who is charged with two counts of breaching quarantine, appeared in Summary Court Monday where his case was adjourned until 24 May.

Police seize 900 pounds of ganja in two April busts

Five people appeared in court last month after police seized more 900 pounds of ganja in two separate investigations.
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Police investigate George Town shooting

Police are appealing for witnesses to a shooting in George Town early Monday in which one man was injured.

Man arrested for allegedly causing death by careless driving

A West Bay man, 38, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and driving whilst impaired in connection with a fatal accident on Sunday that claimed the life of a 31-year-old motorcyclist, also of West Bay.
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Former cop’s misconduct conviction upheld

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of former RCIPS Constable Daniel Ezra Meeks, who attempted to con a 71-year-old woman who could not read or write into adding his name to her property.

Convicted murderers challenge prison transfer to UK

A Grand Court judge has heard arguments on behalf of convicted murderers Osbourne Douglas and Justin Ramoon, who are challenging their transfer four years...