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Police officers arrested a man after finding a 'Jamaican-style canoe', along with packages of suspected ganja and two handguns, including live rounds of ammunition, in the Spotts Beach area on Thursday morning.
A man who pleaded guilty to theft from a tourist was sentenced on Thursday to six months imprisonment after Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn said such crimes could affect Cayman’s reputation as a first-class tourist destination.
Scores of privateers and marauders flooded the streets of downtown George Town in search of plunder and booty Saturday in the marquee event of Grand Cayman’s annual Pirates Week celebration.
Squeals of “Oh my gosh!” and “They’re so cute!” greeted a cluster of baby turtles emerging from a nest on Governors Beach Friday evening.
“Is there another?” Minister Freddie Creary calls out as he wades from the water at Spotts Beach with a newly baptized member of his flock.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a possible drowning off Spotts Beach. The incident occurred on Monday, Feb. 12.
Three people drowned in separate incidents after getting into difficulties while swimming or snorkeling in Cayman waters in a week – two on the same day.
A 65-year-old male from the United States died from an apparent drowning around 12:40 p.m. today near Spotts Beach. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service indicated that officers, paramedics and members of the public attempted unsuccessfully to revive the man, who was found unresponsive out of the water.
Police on Tuesday said marine unit officers responded to Spotts Beach to reports of people in distress after a kayak overturned near the reef around 2:30 p.m. A second kayak brought the people to shore, according to police. No one was injured.
A total of 17 people have died, or are presumed to have died, in water-related incidents in the Cayman Islands during 2016.