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Police appeal for help to locate wanted man

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a man believed to have been involved in a violent attack at a local gas station last year.

Nearly 250 car crashes recorded in December

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says almost 250 vehicle collisions were recorded during its month-long road safety campaign in December.

JPs stop signing search warrants

Several people who serve in the role of justice of the peace in the Cayman Islands say they have been advised not to sign any search warrants until the conclusion of a judicial review into the 2019 Customs and Border Control raid at Doctors Express facilities.

Police investigate mugging report

The RCIPS is investigating a reported mugging after an injured man entered a police station early Monday morning and said he'd been assaulted and...

Murder suspect turns himself in

Police arrested a 20-year-old man Saturday in connection with Thursday's stabbing death outside a nightclub, according to police.

Police hunt suspect after man stabbed to death

 A murder investigation has been launched into the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man who was West Bay man who was injured in the Parking lot of a West Bay Road bar.

Police launch holiday road safety campaign

Police have launched their annual road safety campaign, which will seek to crack down on drivers who try to run afoul of the law.

Police investigating shots fired in vicinity of George Town bar

A man is treated for minor injuries following an early morning shooting incident at a George Town bar.

Search called off for missing drug suspect

Police and the Cayman Islands Coast Guard have called off the search for a man who jumped overboard during a drug bust off the East End coast late last month.

Search under way for suspect who jumped overboard

Cayman's Coast Guard and Police Air Operations Unit have been combing local waters and along shorelines in search of a suspect who jumped overboard during an drug-interdiction encounter on Tuesday.

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.

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 records office reopens after arson, processing delays continue

After closing due to a fire last week, the Criminal Records Office is once again accepting applications for police clearance certificates, but the RCIPS warns the processing time is expected to be 14 business days.

Driver arrested after fatal accident in West Bay

A 31-year-old woman has been killed after being hit by a car at a West Bay condo carpark, police said on Sunday evening.

Police issue warning after spike in collisions

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says there has been an increase in the number of collisions over the past week, adding it appears the vast majority of these collisions occurred due to speeding and people driving under the influence of alcohol.

11 police recruits graduate

Eleven Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recruits were officially cleared to begin operational duty when they took part in a graduation ceremony on Monday afternoon.

Police launch ‘Operation Blade Runner’ to stop knife crimes

Police have launched ‘Operation Blade Runner’ in an attempt to crackdown on what they call a spike in violent knife attacks.

UPDATE: Missing teen found

A missing George Town teenager has been found. "14-year-old Jenecia Barnes, who was reported missing on Friday evening, 4 Sept., has been located and appears...

3 arrested in North Side anti-drugs operation

Three people were arrested Sunday for drug-related offences after police and Coast Guard officers carried out a joint operation in the Kaibo and Rum Point areas of North Side.

Man in serious condition after being stabbed several times

A man was stabbed multiple times during an altercation with another man at a premises on Sound Way, George Town, late on Monday afternoon.

Police release name of fatal stabbing victim

Police have named the man who was stabbed to death at The Strand early on Saturday morning as Recordo Lionel Pars, 27, from George Town.

Truck collides with police vehicle

An investigation has been launched into a collision Monday morning involving a police service vehicle and a van.

Man arrested, drugs recovered during police raid

A police raid in West Bay has resulted in the arrest of one man and the recovery of an undisclosed amount of drugs.

Three injured in two-vehicle collision on Crewe Road

Three people are reportedly hospitalised following a two-vehicle collision on Crewe Road in George Town on Saturday afternoon.
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Shot fired during attempted robbery in East End

A masked robber fired a shot from a handgun into the ceiling of a gas station store in East End during an attempted robbery on Tuesday night, police said.

Van ends up in water while towing jet-skis

Police were called to the waterfront by the Lobster Pot on Sunday, after a Toyota Hiace ended up in the sea while trying to tow two jet-skis out of the water.

Man charged for nightclub assault

A 28-year-old North Side man has been charged with assault after videos of a woman being punched were circulated on social media.

RCIPS investigates Facebook page showing girls in provocative poses

A suspected pedophile Facebook page claiming to be based out of Cayman Brac, is under investigated by police.

One man in hospital after two-vehicle collision

One man is in hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries after a two-car collision on Walkers Road just before 9pm today (Saturday).

East End man dies in early morning accident

An early morning crash claimed the life of a 39-year-old North Side nan Saturday.

Nearly 1,000 pounds of ganja seized, 2 men arrested

Police seized 950 pounds of ganja and arrested two men after stopping a vehicle towing a boat behind it in George Town over the weekend.

Ombudsman clears backlog of police complaints

Among the more than 100 complaints made against police were those regarding a heavily pregnant woman arrested after failing to pay a $50 fine; a driver tasered in the back while fleeing from a DUI test; a police officer given special treatment by his colleagues over alleged domestic abuse; and a theft suspect who left the island even though CCTV caught his crime on camera.

Police pursuit ends in crash

A high-speed police pursuit on Sunday ended with the suspect crashing, and then fleeing on foot.

2 stabbed in fight

Police were called to a fight reportedly involving a large number of people in George Town in the early hours of Monday morning. Two men were stabbed in the incident, and a third man was also injured, police said.

750 pounds of ganja seized on West Bay beach

Royal Cayman Islands Police Service patrol officers recovered 750 of ganja on a beach on Conch Point Road in West Bay on Wednesday.

Driver hurt in Bodden Town crash

A man is in a serious, but stable condition in hospital following an early morning single-vehicle crash in Bodden Town.

Man hospitalised after ‘serious assault’

A man has been hospitalised following an assault turned violent at a service station on Shamrock Road Saturday morning.

Man charged after alleged stabbing

An 18-year-old man who is accused of livestreaming the aftermath of an apparent stabbing on Friday has been charged and is set to appear in court on Monday (29 June). 

Armed burglars break into George Town store

Two men, one apparently carrying a firearm, broke into a store in Party Lane in George Town Thursday night, police reported.

Police: Crime drops by a third during COVID-19 crisis

Overall crime in the Cayman Islands fell by nearly a third while COVID-19 hard and soft curfew restrictions were in place between the last week of March and the end of May, according to statistics released Friday by police.

Rotary Central to launch anti-speeding campaign

Rotary Central Grand Cayman is launching an anti-speeding campaign in response to reports of large numbers of people exceeding speeding cases.

Police arrest 3 in search for wanted man

Police officers arrested three people at a premises in George Town during a search for wanted man Simon Newball.

Wanted man offers to surrender

West Bay MLA Bernie Bush says he is willing to help bring about the end of a manhunt for a George Town man who allegedly pepper-sprayed police officers last month.

DPP: Insufficient evidence for conviction in curfew-breach case

Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran has explained his office's decision not to prosecute Tiffany Seymour, wife of Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, following allegations that she had breached soft-curfew regulations. “It

No curfew-breach prosecution for health minister’s wife

Police have confirmed that there will be no case against Tiffany Seymour, wife of Health Minister Dwayne Seymour.

Dealing with domestic violence

Global statistics show that a domestic violence survivor sustains an average of 33 assaults before seeking help, but those at the Family Resource Centre are equipping Cayman’s frontline staffers to provide a platform for local victims to come forward before getting to that stage of violence.

Police slam brakes on speeders

Since the start of May, police officers have issued more than 100 speeding tickets a week, as they tackle the increasing number of drivers breaking the speed limits.

UPDATE: Police hunt suspect who pepper-sprayed officers

Police have released the name and a photo of the man who allegedly pepper-sprayed police officers at a residence in George Town on Wednesday afternoon.

Two police officers test positive for COVID-19

Two police have officers have tested positive for COVID-19. Both officers are asymptomatic and are in isolation.

Navy helicopters to support police air operations

British Royal Navy helicopters from the RFA Argus ship will temporarily replace Cayman's two police helicopters next month.

Police recover stolen power tools

Police are inviting the public to view online what they believe are stolen electrical tools that were found during a search earlier this month. 
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Shots fired, machete attack in West Bay

A man's hand was "almost severed" in a machete attack in West Bay Thursday morning triggered by rising tensions among gang members, according to Police Commissioner Derek Byrne.

Package of ganja washes up on Brac

Police searched the shoreline along South Side East Road on Cayman Brac today (6 May) after a 2-pound parcel of ganja was found washed up on shore.

RFA choppers put on display over Grand Cayman

UK Naval ship RFA Argus and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Air Ops Unit conducted a reconnaissance exercise over Grand Cayman on Tuesday.
Cocaine packages that washed up on the beach

$350K of cocaine washes up in East End

More than 50 pounds of cocaine, estimated to be worth $350,000, washed up on shore in East End earlier this week, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service revealed on Friday.
Wanted man Joseph Hurlston.

Update: Wanted man Joseph Hurlston arrested

Police are seeking the public's help in locating Joseph Vandell Hurlston. 

McKeeva Bush charged with common assault, disorderly conduct

House Speaker McKeeva Bush has been charged with assault arising out of an incident at a West Bay Road bar.
white bus crashed into the wall of the A-Z Minimart on Godfrey Nixon Way following a police chase on Monday afternoon

Man charged in mini-mart crash case

A 43-year-old man from Bodden Town who was arrested on 13 April, in relation to an incident in which a driver allegedly deliberately struck a police car, has been charged with DUI, committing a reckless and negligent act, dangerous driving, driving without insurance, and breach of curfew.
A police officer writes up a ticket, which is issued to a motorist who broke the soft curfew

Roadblocks to continue

All across Cayman, residents who venture out on their assigned shopping days are almost certainly going to encounter police checkpoints and roadblocks.
white bus crashed into the wall of the A-Z Minimart on Godfrey Nixon Way following a police chase on Monday afternoon

Driver trying to evade cops crashes into police car and building

A 43-year-old man from Bodden Town was arrested late Monday afternoon after he crashed his vehicle into a police car and a building in George Town while trying to flee from officers.
Police Commissioner Derek Byrne

Police: 24-hour curfew met with ‘almost complete compliance’

A 5am on Saturday a 24-hour curfew expired, and residents of Cayman were once again permitted to venture out of their homes to make trips to gather essential supplies.
The crumpled SUV lies at the side of Rex Crighton Boulevard Friday.

Man dies in road accident

A man was killed Friday after the SUV he was traveling in flipped over.
Police officers carry out a road block to catch people who break curfew hours.

COVID-19 curfew lands arrests

Two people were arrested and at least 97 vehicles were stopped by police on Wednesday and Thursday as they enforced Cayman’s 24-hour curfew.
House Speaker McKeeva Bush

Coral Beach assault file with DPP

The police file on the alleged assault involving House Speaker McKeeva Bush has been handed over to the Director of Public Prosecutions for a legal ruling.

Two men assaulted in separate incidents

A police investigation has been launched into a serious wounding incident in West Bay, during which a man was assaulted with a machete. 
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Police respond to report of gunshot

Police officers responded to reports of a gunshot being fired on the outskirts of the Rock Hole community on Monday night.
Police on high visibility patrol outside Fosters supermarket in George Town

High-visibility patrols as Cayman prepares for lockdown

Cayman police are at full capacity and on high alert to deal with any and all offences as the island prepares to go on lockdown amid the global coronavirus crisis.

Woman arrested after fatal stabbing in North Side

A man found with stab wounds was pronounced dead early Sunday after police were called to an address in North Side.

Two teens arrested in stabbing case

Two nineteen-year-olds are in police custody after being arrested in relation to a stabbing incident, which took place at The Strand, West Bay Road on Saturday morning.
McKeeva Bush

Police: West Bay Road bar assault probe ‘active’

Police have declined to share any further information on the investigation of an assault allegedly involving House Speaker McKeeva Bush, only saying that it was “active”.

Motorcyclist killed in crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday morning in a collision in George Town.

Judge slams police internal disciplinary protocol

The “drawn-out” seven-year civil court battle came to an end on 28 Feb., when Justice Richard Williams ruled that Chief Inspector Frank Owens assaulted Police Constable Cardiff Robinson. The civil case centred around two alleged assaults, the first of which occurred nearly nine years ago, on 1 June 2011, when Owen threw an outdated police-car logbook at Robinson, hitting him in the face and the chest, and shouted at him to get it updated.

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