A woman has been arrested on suspicion of Assault GBH following an assault incident at a restaurant on School Road involving another woman who was wounded in the head.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of Assault GBH following an assault incident at a restaurant on School Road involving another woman who was wounded in the head.
The twenty-four new local recruits who make up the second RCIPS Recruit Class of 2019 are now six weeks into their initial recruit training. The new recruits were sworn in on Monday, 3 June, in a ceremony led by members of the RCIPS Senior Command Team.
Today, Thursday, 11 July, detectives with the Serious Crime Review Team of the RCIPS arrested a man, age 46 of George Town, in connection with the burglary of a bank, that occurred in June 2016. The man is a police officer with the RCIPS, and has been suspended from duty. He is currently on Police bail.
Just after 2:30PM yesterday, police and other emergency services responded to the Fish Market on North Church Street, George Town where it was reported that a man appeared to be having a medical emergency, which caused him to fall and hit his head.
Traffic violations continue to be a growing matter within the Cayman Islands and the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit has been doing their best at enforcing the violations in an effort to maintain safety and order on the roadways.
Yesterday, Monday, 8 July, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne and West Bay Area Commander Lloyd Marriott met with Mr. Wilson Mendoza on his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.
The police helicopter crew, along with Paramedic Shawn Kelly, responded to a report of a single vehicle collision that occurred while they had been deployed in the police helicopter conducting joint training.
Shortly after 10:00PM on Friday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Owen Roberts Drive which caused damage to a building on the airport site. The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and various other offenses and is now on police bail.
Just past 5PM last Friday, 5 July, police responded to report of a collision at the intersection of Mangrove Avenue and Orange Drive in Prospect.
Yesterday, Friday, 5 July, the Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, met with landowner, Mr. Mike Adam, at his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.
Last night, 4 July, the CoP chaired a community meeting in West Bay which heard residents' concerns and inputs about public safety issues in the district.
During the last two weeks of June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted a total of six medical evacuations to Grand Cayman from the Sister Islands using the police helicopter. This week, as part of the ongoing relationship between the RCIPS and the Health Services Authority, the AOU hosted a training session for EMS staff.
Shortly after 7:00AM today, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on Batabano Road near the intersection with Esterley Tibbetts Highway, involving a van and a bicycle, which resulted in the van overturning.
In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Mango Season event on Saturday, 6 July, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
Last week the West Bay Community Police Officers carried out their community clinics in different locations around the community, with several more anticipated throughout the summer.
The West Bay Police Station’s Area Commander, Police Inspector Lloyd Marriott, is inviting all members of the West Bay Community to come out to the John A Cumber Primary School tomorrow, 4th July at 7PM, for a Community Meeting.
As a result of a joint RCIPS and CBC investigation, a small private plane along with a large quantity of cash has been seized in Cayman, and four foreign nationals arrested. Two of those arrested have been formally charged with Smuggling, while the other two have been charged with Possession of Criminal Property.
Just after 12:00AM this morning, Friday, 28 June, officers on patrol noted suspicious activity onshore in Prospect Point. wo men have been formally charged with Importation of Ganja and related offenses.
Police have received a report of a stolen white 1998 Honda Civic.
Just after 5AM this morning, 27 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a residence on South Sound Road, George Town, where it was reported that two vehicles in a parking lot were on fire.
Just before 5AM this morning, 27 June, the 9-1-1 Communication Centre dispatched police to a report of a burglary-in-progress at a residence on Queens Highway in East End.
Effective last week, Inspector Dwayne Jones assumed the role of Head of the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit.
The Community Officers of the Bodden Town District would like to extend an invitation to all its residence to come out and meet their beat officers and share their community concerns.
Yesterday, 26 June, the Community Policing Department launched a round of summertime community clinics around the island with its first event at West Bay Public Beach.
In order to facilitate a Family Empowerment Rally on Monday, 1 July, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 6:00AM until about 9:00PM.
Road closures and traffic advisories pertaining to the Pre-JMC and Trade Summit and related Celebrate Cayman Events happening the week of 24 June.
A 21-year-old-man of Bodden Town was arrested on Thursday 20 June, on suspicion of attempted murder and other offenses. This was in relation to a shooting incident that took place on 26 April, 2019 where a man was shot on South Church Street.
Just before 5:15PM on Thursday 20 June, police responded to the hospital where it was reported that a man has been seriously assaulted by another man using a machete.
The RCIPS Criminal Records Office on Walkers Road in George Town will be closed this Wednesday afternoon from 1PM until closing to facilitate a staff meeting.
Cardinal Avenue between Albert Panton Street and Harbour Drive will be closed on 29 June to facilitate a concert event.
Wanted man, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was taken into custody yesterday, 20 June, by RCIPS officers. The RCIPS thanks the press and members of the public for their assistance in this matter.
A man has been formally charged with seven offences: Burglary, Theft, Handling Stolen Goods, Damage to Property, Cultivating Ganja, Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, and Refusing to Provide a Sample of Urine, following his arrest in connection with an investigation into recovered jewelry.
The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee is hosting their annual Olympic Day 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, 22 June from 7:00AM to 9:00AM. The even will begin and end at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex and motorists traveling in surrounding areas on Saturday morning are advised to exercise caution.
The RCIPS is reminding the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without due care and attention after already twenty-three motor vehicle collisions this week so far, between Sunday 16 June and Thursday 20 June. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Today, 21 June, just before 1:30PM the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on North Sound Road near Compass Drive.
Police Constable Jonathan Parchment, has been on operational duty as a front line officer for just over a year. Learn more about PC Parchment's experiences over the past year in this latest RCIPS Police Profile.
A woman was arrested in Cayman Brac after she assaulted officers who had responded to a report of a theft of her bag, for making threats to kill, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assaulting police.
It is with great delight that the RCIPS Human Resources Department confirm the commencement of your Internship Program. Yesterday, 17 June, six (6) interns have been allocated to the following departments based on their interests and career aspirations.
Just after 10:30PM last night, Sunday 16 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a residence in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay where it was reported that four (4) persons known to each other had been stabbed during an altercation.
A man, age 38 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary and Attempted Burglary, in relation to two incidents. He appeared in court this morning, 14 June, and was remanded into custody.
Members of the community will be holding a March for Family on Saturday, 15 June at 6:00PM. The procession will begin on the lawn of the old Glass House and conclude on Fort Street in front of Heroes Square at 7:00PM. At Afterwards, Fort Street will remain closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, until 9:00PM.
The RCIPS informs the public of restrictions around the approval of the closure of main roads to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours.
There will be a funeral procession on Friday, 14 June, starting from Bodden Funeral Home on Walkers Road, and travelling via Walkers Road, Smith Road, Huldah Avenue, North Sound Road, Godfrey Nixon Way, and Eastern Avenue to St. George’s Anglican Church on Courts Road. The procession should take place between 12:00PM and 5:00PM.
Just after 10PM on Saturday 8 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a residence in the Prospect Area, where it was reported that a woman was assaulted by a man known to her.
West Bay beat officers continue to work alongside the community on development and beautification projects throughout the district.
Just after 11AM on Sunday, 2 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched to a residence in North Side, where it was reported that a man had received injuries after falling from the back of a pickup truck.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures happening in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday ceremonies on Saturday, 8 June.
On Sunday, 9 June, PAWS is hosting their annual PAWS on Wheels fundraiser, which begins at 7:00AM.
CTMH Doctors Hospital is hosting a walkathon on Sunday, 9 June, starting at 6:00AM.
Wind of Hope is hosting a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, 9 June, starting at 6:00AM. The participants will begin at Smith’s Barcadere and travel along South Sound Road, ending on South Sound Road just before The Avenue. The event is expected to finish at 9:30AM.
Just before 7:15PM lastnight, 2 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Poindexter Road, where it was reported that a motor vehicle collision had occurred involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.
On 20 May, during the week of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference, the RCIPS hosted an Introduction to Digital Evidence Collection Certification Course (IDECC).
A 49-year-old-man of Bodden Town has been charged with Assault GBH and 2 counts of Intentional Harassment, Alarm and Distress following an incident that took place at the Bodden Town Police Station on Wednesday 29 May just after 5:40PM.
Just after 1:25PM on Friday 31 May, officers from the RCIPS and the CBC conducted an operation at a bar on Shedden Road and the surrounding area based on information that there has been illegal gambling and drug activities at the location.
Just after 1:30AM today, Monday 3 June, police had cause to speak with and search three (3) men and the vehicle they were travelling in at a parking lot off Shedden Road, George Town. The men were observed behaving suspiciously and when the officers approached them, they smelt a strong scent of ganja coming from their direction.
On Friday, 24 May, a man in Cayman Brac was arrested on suspicion of illegal gaming and possession of criminal property, while another was warned for intended prosecution for illegal gaming. Several receipt books, other gambling paraphernalia, and a large sum of cash were also recovered following searches of the man's property.
On Wednesday, 29 May, following an operation conducted under the Misuse of Drugs Law at a location in the vicinity of Songbird Meadows, Cayman Brac, 47 mature ganja plants were recovered. As a result, a man, age 60 of Cayman Brac, was later arrested on suspicion of cultivating ganja.
In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists’ 125th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, 1 June, Seaview Road, East End, will be closed between Knot Street (near the East End Post Office) and Skipwith Link (east of the East End Seventh Day Adventist Church), from 7:00PM to 12:00AM.
On Friday 24 May, the RCIPS Community Policing Department was invited to attend the Bodden Town Primary School’s Career Day. The event was open to other schools in the Eastern Districts and the Savannah Primary School as well as the East End Primary School was in attendance.
Officers recovered 38 mature ganja plants at an address in Bodden Town on 22 May during an intelligence led operation.
Just before 4PM on Friday, 24 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to South Church Street, where it was reported that a man was unresponsive after having experienced difficulties in the water.
After speaking with both parties regarding the incident, officers informed the 19-year-old-man of George Town, that he was under arrested on suspicion of assault, insulting the modesty of a woman, causing fear of provocation of violence and theft.
This year the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is hosting the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference. During each conference, a Gala is held in honor of the Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) and the Regional Recognition Awards Programme’s winners are chosen.
Today, 24 May, officers responded to a report of an assault on Olympic Way in George Town. A suspect was located and followed onto the John Gray High School campus and a search was conducted. He was later located and arrested at an address on Walkers Road.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority will be hosting their Charity Walk/Run on Sunday, 26 May, starting at 5:30AM. The RCIPS is informing the public of the planned route and road closures to facilitate the event.
Officers executed search warrants at the residences of 3 people on Friday 17 May. The searches were as a result of on-going investigations into Burglary and handling stolen goods, being carried out by detectives.
Shortly after 5:30AM yesterday, 15 May, a man attended the George Town Police Station to report that he had been robbed. The man had been asleep in a vehicle in the parking lot of a bar on Shedden Road when, sometime after 5:00AM, he was awoken by an unknown man who was armed with a knife.
Just after 1PM today the 9-1-1 Communication Centre received a report of a medical emergency at residential complex off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town. Police, Fire and EMS responded immediately to assist.
The RCIPS would like to notify the public that on Monday 20 May, we will be carrying out a scheduled accident reconstruction on North Sound Road between the Bank of Butterfield Roundabout and the North Sound Road - Shedden Road stoplight. Between 3PM and 7PM and as a result the roadway will be partially closed.
Shortly before 5:00PM yesterday, 15 May, officers responded to a report of a sudden death at the Cayman Islands Hospital. A man had been snorkeling south of Governor’s Beach, when he encountered difficulties and was brought to shore. He was later transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital and pronounced dead.
The RCIPS issues and advisory regarding this weekend's BRaccanal Cayman Brac Carnival events.
Police responded to a collision on Wednesday, 15 May, involving a motorcycle. The rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries. The rider's injuries are life-threatening.
In order to facilitate the National Museum’s celebration in observance of International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May, Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and the Louise Llewellyn Way, from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
Just before 4AM this morning, Friday, 22 March, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to a report of a man unresponsive in the street on Watering Place Road on Cayman Brac in the vicinity of the Esperanza Bar. A woman and man have been arrested in connection to the incident.
A man and woman were stabbed during an altercation early this morning on Mary Street. Both have been released from hospital and detectives are appealing for witnesses. Two men, both age 29 of Bodden Town, have been charged with two counts of wounding each, in relation to the incident.
Just before 8:55PM last night, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a motor vehicle collision that took place along the Esterly Tibbetts Highway.
On Saturday, 11 May, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle, a 1998 Grey Honda Accord, registration #123 125. It was last seen parked at an address on Woodlake Drive in George Town at about 8:00PM on Friday, 10 May, and discovered stolen at about 4:00AM on Saturday, 11 May.
The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place on Saturday, 18 May, in order to facilitate the CayMAS Carnival Street Parade.
A man and woman of George Town have been arrested and bailed following an incident where officers observed the woman riding a motorcycle without insurance or a license.
This past week police made several burglary arrests and several persons were also charged. They are expected to be in court today.
The RCIPS’ newest group of officers officially graduated from training to operational duty yesterday, 9 May.
On Monday, May 6, 2019, RCIPS officers, acting on information provided by the Department of Agriculture’s (DOA) Animal Welfare Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence in the Prospect Area of George Town, together with animal welfare and control officers from the Department of Agriculture (DOA), and representatives of the
Police are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collision in which a silver Honda Accord caught on fire on Lime Tree Bay Avenue in the vicinity of the Cost-U-Less roundabout.
The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit is reminding the public that operating vehicles carrying unsafe loads is against the law.
Just after 3PM today, 10 May, police officers had cause to stop a vehicle travelling along South Sound Road and made attempts to stop the vehicle using lights and sirens. The vehicle failed to stop and was followed by the officers.
Two men were stabbed during an altercation in George Town on Saturday, 4 May. A man, age 22 of George Town, has been arrested and charged with several offences in relation to the incident.
A who was arrested following a report of an attempted rape which occurred on Monday, 6 May, on Grackle Road in George Town, has been formally charged with Attempted Rape, Burglary, Assault ABH and two counts of Assault by Penetration. He appeared in court on 8 May and was remanded into custody.
Just past 9:30AM this morning, 9 May, a collision occurred involving a police vehicle on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Northward Road in Bodden Town.
Just before 10:30PM on Wednesday 6 March, police were dispatched to an address in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay, where it was reported that two persons, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other a long metal object, entered the residence. A juvenile, age 16 of West Bay, has since been arrested.
Just before 5:50PM yesterday, Tuesday 7 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Unit to a location on North Sound Road, where it was reported that 6 vehicles were involved in a collision and several persons were complaining of injuries
Officers arrested a man, age 24 of George Town, on suspicion of burglary, after responding to a report of a burglary on Walkers Road and observing him acting suspiciously nearby.
A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident on 26 April where police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Unit to an address off South Church Street where it was reported that a man had been shot.
A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident on 1 May, where officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a burglary at an address on Frank Sound Road. An intruder was confronted by a woman living at the residence as he attempted to steal an item. He appears in court today, 6 May.
Just before 2:00AM early Saturday morning, 4 May, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a report of a stabbing outside Undra’s Take Out on Birch Tree Hill Road in West Bay.
The RCIPS is releasing CCTV footage and screenshots of 3 individuals involved in an attempted burglary on Sea View Road on Saturday, 6 April, in order to seek the assistance of the public in identifying them.
On Sunday, 5 May, Spartan is hosting Stage 1 of the May Cycling Classics. The 40 mile road race begins at 7:15AM and is expected to finish at 10:00AM. It begins and ends at the junction of Frank Sound Road and Bodden Town Road. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling in these areas on Sunday morning.
The Cayman Islands will be hosting the 34th Annual General Meeting & Conference of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort from 21-24 May 2019.
At the end of March, Community Police Officers in Beat 8 - Waterfront joined with the National Roads Authority to assist in installing pedestrian crossing signs and road markings at the intersection of North Church Street and Mary Street.
Shortly before 3:00PM yesterday, 30 April, officers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a person found unresponsive at an address of Frank Sound Road. Emergency services attended the scene and the man, age 63 of North Side, was subsequently pronounced dead.
During proactive foot patrols along SMB in recent weeks CPD officers were approached by a visitor whose bag had been stolen while she was in the water; a man behaving suspiciously in the area was seen and was pursued, but not apprehended.
On 26 April, CoP Byrne received the 2018 ICE Director's International Achievement Award from the US Department of Homeland Security. The award was presented at the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.
Just after 11AM this morning, Monday 29 April, police was dispatched to the hospital where they were informed that an 85-year-old-woman who was visiting from the Florida, USA was found unresponsive at the Smith Cove Beach, South Church Street, George Town.
On Saturday 27 April, police arrested 2 male youths on suspicion of burglary and damage to property.
police are asking that motors drive with extra due care and dilligence during this time and if possibl, avoid the Hirst Road and Pedro Castle are during the hours of 6:30AM and 8:30AM on Sunday 28 April, 2019.
Just after 11:50PM last night, 24 April, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a location on South Church Street, George Town, where it was reported that a vehicle hit a tree and had smoke coming from it.
On Saturday, 27 April, all of Sparky Drive in George Town will be closed, in order to facilitate the Cayman Carnival Batabano Event called J’ouvert Locale. These road closures will be in place from 3:00AM until 5:30AM and then again at 8AM until 9AM.
Just after 5:30PM yesterday, 22 April, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police to a residence in the Rock Hole neighbourhood of George Town where a man had cut two women known to him with a knife, and was holding a baby.
Around 10:30PM yesterday evening, 21 April, police responded to a report of a boat fire visible from the Rum Point area.
The CARIFTA games began this morning and will continue over the next three days in morning and afternoon shifts (with a break in the early afternoon hours) at Truman Bodden Sports Complex. We are providing basic traffic information here; See www.caymancarifta2019.ky for full details.
St. George’s Anglican Church is hosting a March of Witness on Saturday, 20 April at 4:30AM, travelling from Eastern Avenue to John Gray High School and then to Smith Cove. No roads will be closed for this event, but police are advising motorists to exercise caution if traveling in these areas on Saturday morning.
The John Gray High School Class of 2009 is hosting a fundraising walk run on Sunday, 21 April. The participants will begin at the school, travel down Walkers Road to Boilers Road, and return to the school via South Church Street. Police are advising motorists to exercise caution when traveling in the area on Sunday.
Earlier this month, several RCIPS officers participated in a Mass Casualty Incident Management and Instructor Course, along with some of Cayman’s other law enforcement and emergency service agencies.
Yesterday, 16 April, RCIPS Community Officers in West Bay conducted a walkthrough at the Seven Mile Public Beach. The officers spoke with beachgoers and visited vendors and businesses, in order to provide public reassurance, increase community engagement and address any violations of the law.
On Sunday, 14 April, officers executed a search warrant at an address on Prospect Drive in George Town, during which a firearm was recovered. The firearm, a .38 revolver, has been seized and the matter is currently under police investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.
Just before 5:30AM the 9-1-1 Communications center dispatched fire and emergency services to a report a male cyclist found unresponsive on North Church Street in the vicinity of Coral Sands. UPDATE: A man has been charged in connection with this incident and will be in court this morning, 17 April.
Just before 4:30PM on Saturday 13 April, a 48-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and suspicion of possession of ganja near a liquor-licensed establishment on Little Cayman.
Update: The man, age 40 of West Bay, who was arrested on 12 March in relation to an aggravated burglary in West Bay on 9 March, has now been formally charged with Aggravated Burglary, Wounding, and Robbery. He is appearing in court this morning, 15 April.
About 5:30PM yesterday, 13 April, police was dispatched to a food truck located on Crewe Road, George Town where it was reported that a Roberry had occurred. Just after 9PM last night, 13 April, police was dispatched to a restaurant on West Bay Road, where it was reported that a robbery had occurred.
On Thursday, 4 April, members of the RCIPS Senior Command Team, including the Commissioner of Police, hosted a Community Meeting in Cayman Brac. The meeting was held at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre, and was well-attended by members of the community, ministers, government staff, teachers, and others.
This past weekend, 5 – 7 April, RCIPS officers arrested 7 persons on suspicion of DUI as a result of ongoing traffic enforcement efforts. Two of the persons arrested had a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit, and all of those arrested, if convicted, face the prospect of losing their license for at least a year.
Today the RCIP has launched an RCIPS Sister Islands Facebook page which will be used to highlight the activities of officers on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, and to strengthen the level of community engagement.
The police recovered a large number of items believed to be stolen during search warrants. The items recovered include jewelry, watches and electronics.
On Saturday, 13 April, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, and Albert Panton Street will be closed between Fort Street and the courthouse, in order to facilitate a demonstration in front of the Legislative Assembly. These road closures will be in place from 11:00AM to 9:00PM.
A 24-year-old-man of George Town has been charged with Burglary and is expected to be in the summary court today at about 10AM. The man was arrested just before 5:50AM on Saturday 6 April following a burglary incident that took place on Woodlake Drive, George Town, just more than an hour before.
Last Saturday, 6 April, the new police helicopter conducted its first medical evacuation from Cayman Brac.
Just before 4:40PM on 3 April, police attempted to stop silver Toyota Camry after observing the vehicle driving erratically along North Sound Road in George Town. The man will appear in court today, answering to charges on Dangerous Driving and Possession of Cocaine.
Last night, 4 April, just before midnight, a 33-year-old-man of Ivory Lane, Cayman Brac has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. This arrest is following an incident that took that in the early morning hours of 22 March.
Just after 6:35AM, today , 4 April, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist, in the vicinity of the CUC Roundabout on the Linford Pierson Highway.
A 54-year-old-man of West Bay has been charged with the offenses of Aggravated Burglary and Burglary, following two incidents at a resort in West Bay. He is expected to be in court today.
Shortly before 11:30PM yesterday, 2 April, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a business on Seymour Drive in George Town. A lone masked male entered the store, brandished a firearm at a worker inside, and physically struck the worker in the hand, before demanding cash. The male then fled the scene with cash.
On Saturday, 6 April, Guardians Alive will be hosting their Walk/Run beginning at 6:00AM beginning at the Seven Mile Public Beach and travelling along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Motorists are advised to exercise caution.
On Sunday, 7 April, Feed our Future will be hosting their Century Bike Ride, beginning at 5:00AM. The event will begin at the Pappagallo Restaurant in West Bay and the cyclists will be riding to North Side and then back to Pappagallo. The event is expected to end at 1:00PM.
Over the weekend, West Bay Community Officer PC Eugene Myles, in charge of Beat 11, organised for derelict vehicles throughout his beat to be collected by the Department of Environmental Heath.
The RCIPS is holding a Community Meeting in Cayman Brac this Thursday, 4 April, at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre at 7:00PM. The meeting will be chaired by Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, and all members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend.
Just before 1:45AM this morning, Monday 1 April, Police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to an area on Birch Tree Hill where it was reported that a car had collided into a tree and was badly damaged.
About 1:50PM today, Friday 29 March, police were dispatched to the entrance of Selkirk Drive in George Town where it was reported that a single man, armed with machete, attended the location of a local food truck and demanded money from the workers present.
On Wednesday and Thursday, 27 and 28 March, the RCIPS played a large part in facilitating the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
The RCIPS is informing the public that Harbour Drive will be closed between Fort Street and Goring Avenue on Saturday, 30 March, in order to facilitate the National Trust Glow Run. The closure will be in effect from 12:00PM to 10:00PM.
A man, age 54 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 9 January, where a business on North Church Street was broken into and several items stolen. He appears in court this morning, 25 March.
The RCIPS advises the public of traffic diversions and potential traffic delays for the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, on Wednesday, 27 March & Thursday, 28 March.
On Wednesday 20 March, Beat 12 officers PC Leslie Franklin and AC Andrew Grant, after being requested by the children of the Tiffany’s Pre-School in West Bay, attended the school and spent time with the children, telling them about the roles of police officers.
Recently the officer of Beat 1 and Beat 2 organized a Football Festival Fun Day with the Youths of North Side and East End. The event was held at the Ronald Forbes Playing Field in North Side and over a dozen children from the community attended, their ages ranging from 7 years old to 17 years old.
On Thursday 14 March, the RCIPS celebrated the service and dedication of seven officers who have retired from the service former Inspector Winsome Prendergast, former Inspector Livingston Bailey, former Sergeant Clesford Lumsden, PC Mary Reese, PC Leonora Yates, AC Lawrence Woods and AC Elaine Thomas.
This afternoon, 21 March, the new RCIPS helicopter, the Airbus H145, arrived at the Air Operations Unit.
Three men have been charged with various offenses following an incident on the morning of 18 March, when the Joint Marine Unit, while on patrol approximately eleven miles off the coast of East End, came across a suspicious vessel that refused to stop when challenged.
Yesterday, 18 March, the RCIPS and Department of Environment partnered to host a seminar on Turtle-Friendly Lighting for business owners and property managers in the Seven Mile Beach area.
Following reports of vehicle break-ins over the past few days the RCPS is reminding the public to avoid leaving any valuables in their vehicles, especially overnight, and where they are visible to passersby. People should also take extra care to park vehicles in well-lit areas with security cameras nearby, if at all possible.
On Thursday 3 January police received a report of a burglary in the Fairbanks area of George Town. Officers responded to the report and carried out investigations. The perpetrators were described to the police as two tall slim built males wearing light coloured shirts and long pants, who had attempted to gain entry to the p
A man, age 46, has been charged with Manslaughter and Cruelty to a Child in relation to an incident on 29 November, 2015, where a juvenile boy drowned.
On Saturday, 16 March, Esso will be hosting their 3-Mile Walk in support of the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association, beginning at 6:00AM. No roads will be closed for this event but motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling near BarCam Esso on Saturday morning.
RCIPS and DOA officers seized two dogs at a location on Watercourse Road, West Bay, on Thursday, following reports of people being attacked while travelling in the area.
Community Police Officers PC Byron Morgan and AC Calasia Burke of beat 8 – George Town, along with Officer Erik Bodden of the DOA, attended an area of Cox Road, George Town, where they saw several dogs that were not tethered with access to the public road.
The Bodden Town Community Officers PC Reynolds Matthews and and AC Lance Thomas of Beat 5 launched a community outreach program in the North Sound Gardens Playground.
Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducted a series of traffic operations last week, as part of continuing efforts to address excessive speeding, and in response to concerns from members of the public about speeding in certain areas. 98 speeding tickets were issued during the operations.
Yesterday, 6 March, RCIPS officers helped to facilitate the 52nd Agriculture Show at the grounds in Lower Valley.
The RCIPS is advising the public to anticipate traffic delays while travelling in the Lower Valley area tomorrow, 6 March, during the annual Agriculture Show which begins at 7:30AM. Motorists are advised to budget extra time for travel in the area, especially during the morning hours.
A man, age 18 of George Town, has been formally charged with Robbery and Possession of an Imitation Firearm in relation to an incident on Monday, 18 February, at a store on Godfrey Nixon Way. He has also been charged with possession and consumption of ganja.
A 23-year-old-man of West Bay, who was arrested on Friday, 1 March in relation to drug related offenses, has since been charged by the police. The man was charged with 5 offenses: Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine with intent to supply, Possession of Criminal Property etc.
A 31-year-old-man of George Town was arrested on suspicion of a Robbery that took place on 31 December, 2018 around 12:31AM. The man has since been charged with Robbery as well as Damage to Property and is expected to attend court today Monday 4 March.
A man, age 34 of Cayman Brac, has been arrested and formally charged with one count of Indecent Assault, in relation to an incident involving a juvenile. He appears in court today, 4 March.
The RCIPS participated in the John Gray High School Career Fair on Friday 1 March at the JGHS indoor Gymnasium.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has partnered with the Portfolio of the Civil Service to provide learning and development opportunities to its officers and civilian staff in the areas of customer service, leadership and management.
The RCIPS and DOA conducted another in their series of walkthroughs of local neighbourhoods to provide information and advice on responsible dog ownership on Wednesday, 27 February.
Just before 4:30PM today, 26 February, the police helicopter suffered an uncontrolled command failure while lifting off at ORIA on a routine deployment.
Just after 4AM, yesterday morning 24 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a serious assault on Kennedy Drive, in George Town. It was reported that two men known to each other were engaged in a verbal disagreement that escalated into one of the men striking the other.
Just after 10:30PM, police and other emergency services were dispatched to the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a serious assault. It was reported that a man was attacked by another man, while he was driving on North Sound Road searching for parking near a bar in the area.
Police officers responded to several ferocious dog reports over the weekend in different areas around Cayman.
On Sunday 17 February, the Little Savannah community as well as the community officers responsible for that area PS Pompey and PC Matthews gathered together to discuss their plans in maintaining a safe community and protecting it from crime and anti-social behavior.
Around 6PM, on Tuesday 19 February, a member of the public called the West Bay Police Station to inform police that two dogs were stranded in a well in the Shores area of West Bay. Two officers dispatched to the area where two black dogs, one with some brown colouring, were at the bottom of an uncovered well.
Community Police Officer, APS Jonathan Kern, assisted in delivering a Bicycle Safety Training session to employees of the Ritz-Carlton on Wednesday, 20 February.
Just around 5:40PM, yesterday 19 February, officers were on patrol in the area of Cumber Avenue, Bodden Town, when they had cause to stop and speak with a man who was behaving suspiciously in the area.
On 13 February, detectives had cause to search a George Town address and during the search, the below orange, underwater scooter was recovered and is believed to be a stolen item.
Police are investigating two vehicle fires which occurred on Tuesday, 19 February, on Theresa Drive and Anthony Drive respectively.
Just before 6:45 AM this morning, Monday 18 February, police had cause to launch an operation in the breakers area. Officers attended the location and saw a vessel in the water. Three men were also located in area acting suspiciously. The men were subsequently arrested on suspicion of illegal landing.
During the walk through of the North West Point area, a dog was observed roaming the streets without supervision and the animal was collected by the DOA officers. The owner of the dog was identified and spoken to about the dog and after being informed of their responsibility as dog owners, voluntarily surrendered their dog to th
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the importation of ganja following a vehicle stop in George Town on Thursday morning, 14 February.
The RCIPS is informing the public that traffic diversions for the KAABOO Festival will be implemented starting tomorrow, Friday, 15 February. However, the reduction of the speed limit from 40mph to 25mph along the Esterley Tibbetts, between the Cost-U-Less and Yacht Club roundabouts, is in effect as of this morning, 14 February.
This afternoon, 14 February, just past 3PM, a two-car collision occurred on Bodden Town Road near the cemetery in Bodden Town.
Today, 13 February, the RCIPS is adding two new, fully-electric All Terrain Vehicles to its fleet, which will provide officers with improved capabilities to conduct patrols along the beach and in off-road areas.
A woman from East End has been formally charged with Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply and Possession of Criminal Property following a search at an address off Sea View Road, East End. She is appearing in court this morning, 11 February.
A man, age 21 of George Town, has been formally charged with 12 offenses including: Arson, in relation to an incident on 13 October where the above-mentioned vehicle was set on fire;
On Friday 8 February, police and animal welfare and control officers from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) conducted an operation at an address on Brushwood Way in Bodden Town.
On Friday, 8 February, Joint Task Force officers from the RCIPS and Customs and Border Control conducted a search at an address on Mahogany Way in Prospect.
This week, RCIPS Community Police Officers, along with Department of Agriculture Staff, visited neighbourhoods in West Bay and East End to spread information and advice about responsible dog ownership. During Monday and Wednesday's walkthroughs, 4 dogs were seized and 9 previously unlicensed dogs were licensed.
The RCIPS notes the coverage on Cayman Marl Road regarding an arrest made by the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit yesterday, 7 February.
Race Caribbean will be hosting their annual Valentine’s Mile road race on Sunday, 10 February from 4:00-4:30PM. Participants will start at Goring Avenue and travel south onto Walkers Road then West onto Memorial Avenue, north onto South Church Street and end at Bayshore Mall via Warwick Drive.
Just before 2AM this morning, 6 February, police were informed that a man had attended the Hospital for treatment, after sustaining a stab wound to the chest.
A 25-year-old-man of George Town who was arrested on Wednesday, 30 January in relation to an assault incident, has since been charged with Assault GBH and will be appearing in summary court this morning.
A 18-year-old-man of George Town, who was arrested on suspicion of robbery regarding an incident that took place on 7 July, in the vicinity of the West Bay Cemetery, has since been charged with Robbery and Assault ABH.
Police are requesting public assistance to locate Eral Keith Whitely, age 72 of George Town, who was last confirmed seen on Boxing Day, 26 December, 2018, in the vicinity of Brushy Avenue in George Town, which is located in the area off Godfrey Nixon Way.
Community Policing Officers in the Bodden Town District (Beats 3, 4 and 5) came together in the North Sound Gardens community last Sunday, 27 January, to talk about neighbourhood security with residents during one of the Community Policing Department’s first crime prevention workshops of 2019.
Just after 1PM today, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a car and a cyclist. The incident took place on Thomas Russell Avenue, George Town, in the vicinity of the CNB Roundabout.
Officers in West Bay and the Joint Marine Unit assisted two persons in distress who had been paddle boarding and were drifting out to sea, on Thursday, 31 January. They were located and brought safely to shore by the JMU.
Just before midnight last night, Wednesday 30 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a residence on Watler’s Road, George Town, where it was reported that two (2) men who are known to each other had an altercation, resulting in one of the men receiving a knife wound.
The RCIPS is advising the public of road closures and traffic diversions along West Bay Road and the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in order to facilitate the KAABOO Music & Arts Festival. These road closures and diversions will be in place from Thursday, 14 February at 12:00PM until Sunday, 17 February at 6:00AM.
Last Friday, 25 January, police and customs officers on Cayman Brac conducted an operation at a residence on Dantzler Drive following information and complaints from the community regarding drug activity in the area.
The Cayman Islands Hash House Harriers are hosting their annual Cross Island Relay on Sunday, 3 February from 6:00AM to 10:00AM. The relay will begin in Gun Bay, East End, and end at Smiths Barcadere. South Church Street will be closed between Thompson Drive and Antoinette Avenue during the race.
This past weekend, on 25 and 27 January, officers in the Eastern Districts conducted two operations in response to concerns from members of the community about anti-social behavior and illegal activity, which resulted in several arrests for gambling and drug offenses.
A man has been pronounced dead this afternoon after having encountered difficulties while snorkeling in the water off Cemetery Beach. The man, age 63, is a visitor from Canada.
The RCIPS is currently investigating reports of five vehicle break-ins in the Savannah area which were received on Sunday, 27 January.
On Friday and Saturday nights, 25 and 26 January, collisions occurred in which both drivers left the scene.
Shortly after 1:00AM today, 25 January, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a single vehicle collision which had taken place on Bodden Town Road in the Breakers area. A white Toyota Corolla left the roadway and collided with a fence, causing serious injury to the driver.
The RCIPS would like to advise the public of road closures taking place this weekend, 25 - 28 January to celebrate the 2019 Heroes Day Celebrations in Central George Town.
Shortly after 1:15PM today, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of an accident that had taken place at a construction site on South Sound Road, where two men received injuries. Emergency Services attended the location and the men were transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment.
The eastbound lanes of Shamrock Road are blocked in the vicinity of Spotts Beach due to a two-vehicle collision.
The annual Stride Aainst Cancer takes place on Sunday, 27 January from 6:00AM-9:00AM and begins and ends at the Seven Mile Public Beach. There will be barricades placed on West Bay Road at the entrance to Seven Mile Beach, and on South Sound Road directly in front of Caribbean Paradise. Motorists are asked to exercise caution.
Yesterday, 22 January, police received two reports of thefts at two construction sites on Yacht Drive in West Bay.
Last week Acting Police Inspector Kevin Bogle began his new duties as Area Commander for the Sister Islands.
Yesterday, 22 January, RCIPS K-9 officers and police dogs received official certification after having completed a three-week intensive training course focusing on general purpose and narcotics work.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit has received reports of an attempted scam being conducted via WhatsApp, where persons have received messages from an account impersonating Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin.
On Friday, 18 January, the RCIPS welcomed Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr. Coleridge Minto, of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. Asst. Supt. Minto served as the keynote speaker for the Planning for Youth Success Conference which was held at UCCI as part of Support Our Youth Month.
A postmortem examination carried out in this case has confirmed drowning as the cause of death.
Police have made a total of six arrests for DUI since Friday, with four persons having a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit.
Around 1:45PM yesterday, Sunday, 13 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a water-related incident near Breakers, in Bodden Town.
The vehicle was described as being an orange 2015 Hyundai Accent GL, registration number 162-723. The vehicle was left in the parking lot overnight when the owner of the vehicle returned to collect the vehicle it was missing. A photograph of a similar vehicle is attached.
Tactical Flight Officer, Auxiliary Constable Darren McLean, of the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, begins a secondment to a helicopter pilot training program in Trinidad and Tobago on 14 January. Learn more about Darren's journey with the RCIPS AOU and his path to becoming a pilot, in this latest RCIPS Police Profile.
On Sunday, 13 January, Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of God) will be hosting a family fun run, from 9:00AM to 11:00AM, beginning and ending at Smith Cove and traveling on South Church Street, Memorial Avenue, Walkers Road, Denham Thompson Way. Motorists traveling in these areas on Sunday morning are advised to exercise caution.
A 60-year-old man died on Thursday, 3 January, after experiencing difficulties in the water off Seven Mile Beach during a snorkeling trip.
Two men have been separately charged with Burglary and Resisting Arrest in relation to two separate incidents in George Town and West Bay respectively. One of the men, who was also charged with Disorderly Conduct, appeared in court on Friday, 4 January, and was remanded.
A man has been charged with Theft Damage to Property, Obtaining Property by Deception and Attempting to Gain Property by Deception in relation to an incident on 31 December where a car was broken into and items stolen, and several purchases made using stolen bank cards.
The man who was arrested in relation to a serious assault which is suspected to have taken place on Wednesday, 12 December, between 11:00PM and 12:00AM, at an address on North West Point Road, West Bay, has now been formally charged with attempted murder.
Just before 7AM this morning, Friday 4 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Center to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving three (3) vehicles, one of which was an ambulance that was in the process of responding to an emergency call with its blue lights and siren on.
A major collision on North Sound Road this morning blocked the road; it is now re-opened to traffic.
This past Monday, 31 December, the RCIPS conducted intensified traffic enforcement operations aimed at combatting drunk driving and other dangerous behavior on the road during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. As a result of these operations, there were four arrests made for DUI on the morning of 1 January.