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Man charged with arson following fire at RCIPS office

Rupert Spence of George Town appeared before the Summary Court on Tuesday on charges of arson.

Police investigate fire, two cars damaged

Police and the fire services have launched a joint investigation after two cars were found on fire in South Sound Road on Thursday morning.

Car fire charges sent to Grand Court

Charges arising from a car fire were transmitted to Grand Court on Tuesday, when Wayne David Wright Jr. appeared in Summary Court on 12 charges, including two for arson.

Man charged with arson, assaulting police

A 21-year-old George Town man has been charged with arson and assaulting police, as well as 10 other charges.

Arson attack at Prospect bar

Police are investigating a reported arson at a bar in Prospect where a person poured gasoline behind the bar and set items alight.

Arson suspected in car fire

Police are investigating a Saturday morning arson of a car in George Town.

Brac arson charge sent to Grand Court

Susie Diane McKinley, 54, appeared in Summary Court in Grand Cayman on Tuesday afternoon after being brought over from Cayman Brac on Monday on a charge of arson.
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Police make arson arrest in Cayman Brac

A 54-year-old woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of arson at a home in Frigate Drive on Cayman Brac.

Police: Prospect house fire ‘arson’

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is investigating a suspected arson in Prospect, George Town Tuesday night.

Date set for arson trial

Rupert Junior Spence appeared in Grand Court on Friday, when he pleaded not guilty to two counts of arson and one count of attempted arson relating to an incident in George Town last year.
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Arrest in North Side arson

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an arson attack in North Side.
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Police investigate two Sunday house fires

Two homes in Grand Cayman’s eastern districts were set on fire Sunday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported Monday.

Historic home damaged by fire

A historic Bodden Town home that was at one time visited by Queen Elizabeth was damaged by fire on Friday morning.

Arson totals police cars, bill is $95,000

Two police patrol cars that were set on fire last week cannot be repaired and will have to be replaced by new vehicles, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne said Friday.

Arson charges sent to Grand Court

Rupert Junior Spence, 32, appeared in Summary court on Friday charged with two counts of arson and one count of attempted arson relating to an incident in George Town last year.

NEW: After four-year decline, burglaries back on rise

Burglaries at homes and businesses rose nearly 20 percent last year while attempted break-ins went up more than 30 percent, according to new statistics released by Cayman police.

Man arrested in police car arson

A George Town man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson in connection with Tuesday’s fire involving two police vehicles.

Update: Arrest made in police car arson

Police make a quick arrest in connection with an arson involving two patrol vehicles.
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EDITORIAL – A heinous attack on all law-abiding Cayman citizens

Last Sunday’s arson targeting a senior member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service was far more than a crime. It is a symptom of an unacceptable fraying of respect for law enforcement.
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Officer fears for ‘life of my family’

An intentionally set fire outside a George Town home early Sunday destroyed two vehicles and damaged part of a house belonging to a senior member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Senior police officer’s cars set alight

Police and the Cayman Islands Fire Service are investigating an early morning fire Sunday outside a home in Ryan’s Retreat in George Town that engulfed three cars, two of which belonged to a senior police officer.

12 left homeless, three injured in arson

Twelve people were left homeless in a fire in which three were injured Wednesday morning at a small, nine-bedroom residence on Shedden Road. Police say they are investigating the case as an act of arson.

Stolen Honda torched

A Honda Integra, stolen in early November, was set alight on Hirst Road, Bodden Town, on Thursday, Dec. 22, police reported.

Police investigate three Windsor Park car arsons

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is investigating three car arsons in the Windsor Park area of George Town.

Insanity verdict for woman who set fire to own house twice

A woman who set fire to her own house twice was found to have been insane at the time. Justice Charles Quin delivered a “special verdict” of not guilty against the defendant. saying she was “not responsible according to law for her actions at the time when the act was done … but was insane, as aforesaid, at the time.”

Woman pleads not guilty to Cruz Ln. arson

Latecia Jarrett pleaded not guilty to a charge of arson on Friday and her attorney advised that the trial would be by jury rather than judge alone.

Arson charge sent to Grand Court

A woman accused of setting a fire that destroyed a number of buildings while their occupants, including two children, slept inside, had her application for bail denied Friday.

Woman charged with arson after GT house fire

Letecia Jarrett, 37, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday, charged with arson in connection with a house fire in George Town late last month.

Adventist church assists fire victims

The Kings Seventh-day Adventist Church has come to the aid of a family whose Cruz Lane home was destroyed by fire late last month.
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Police: Arson caused East End house fire

Police and fire investigators say a fire that destroyed a home on Seaview Road in East End in March was caused by arson.

Auxiliary constable commended by court

Police Auxiliary Constable Curtis Ebanks was publicly thanked in Grand Court on Friday for his assistance with a case that had been going on for over three years, but has now been discontinued.

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