CRIME AND COURTS

Court of Appeal upholds 10-year sentence for serial burglar

The Court of Appeal has upheld a 10-year prison sentence for a serial burglar who broke into an elderly man’s home and then beat and robbed him, armed with a machete.

Woman 3 times over drink-drive limit absconds

A woman who was found to be three times over the legal blood-alcohol limit following a car crash on West Bay Road escaped from police custody on Sunday, but turned herself in the next day.

Woman slapped with 18 charges refused bail

A George Town woman charged with 18 offences, including a series of thefts, has been remanded into custody after being denied bail.

Thieves steal battery from Humane Society van

Thieves have again struck at the Cayman Islands Humane Society, this time making off with the battery of a van used by the shelter to rescue and transport sick animals.

Women injured following fight at laundromat

A fight involving two women at a George Town laundromat Monday ended with both people taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Brac man arrested after colliding with bicyclist

A man was arrested and a bicyclist hospitalised with serious injuries after a collision 14 Nov. on West End East Road, in Cayman Brac.

Man charged with indecent assault

A 43-year-old Bodden Town man was charged with indecent assault on a female following his arrest last week, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Man charged with 7 counts of indecent assault

A 39-year-old George Town man has been charged with seven counts of indecent assault on a female, according to a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service press release.

CMR’s Hill pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

Cayman Marl Road administrator Sandra Teresa Hill earlier this month pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a series of interactions between Hill and West Bay resident Wilson Mendoza.

Former government minister and sons accused of assault

Former government minister Mike Adam has denied assault charges after police say he punched his neighbour during an ongoing land-easement dispute, in an incident that took place on 12 Jan.