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RCIPS’ holiday safety operation, Winter Guardian, commences today, 1 December, and will see increased community foot patrols and intensified road enforcement operations, supported by road safety education and awareness campaigns. The operation continues throughout the holiday season and into the New Year.
The 2021 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon takes place this Sunday, 5 December, from 4:30AM to 11:30AM. The following road closures will be in place between 4 and 5 December, in order to facilitate the event.
This morning, Wednesday 1 December, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit (AOU) deployed one of their H145 helicopters and crew to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI).
On 10 November, a man age 63 of Cayman Brac was arrested in relation to a social media video, in which the man made threats against government officials and members of the uniformed services. The man has now been charged with Dangerous Transmission, and Use of an ICT Service to Defraud, Abuse, Annoy, Threaten or Harass.
The public may now disregard the wanted notice for Michael Lopez Watler. The wanted man turned himself into the Cayman Islands Detention Centre today, 2 November, where he was subsequently arrested by the police.
Isabella May Grant, age 16 of Bodden Town, who absconded from home on Monday, 18 October, has been located and appears to be in good health.
Wanted man Charles Leonard Walton III, has now been arrested by the police after surrendering to the CDC.
Missing teens Brianna Ebanks, age 13 of Bodden Town, and Anniya Stewart, age 14 of Bodden Town have been located by police and safely returned home.
Police can now confirm the identity of the deceased in the fatal collision which occurred on Saturday evening, 16 October, on South Church Street, George Town. He is 37-year-old Carlos Luyang Patricio of the Philippines, who resided in Cayman.
Since 11 August, officers have been targeting motorists using mobile phones while driving, and in the month of September issued over 150 tickets for this offense. Officers will also be targeting illegal tint during October and anyone found to be in contravention of the law will be ticketed.
Over this past weekend, from 24 September through 26 September, officers responded to 25 motor vehicle collisions on Cayman’s roads. As such, the RCIPS is taking this opportunity to remind the public about the importance of always practicing safe driving behaviours.
A man, age 27 of West Bay, has been formally charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving and Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm, in relation to a fatal collision which occurred on 16 January, 2021, on West Bay Road.