Motor vehicle collision on Esterly Tibbetts highway. Southbound lanes have been reopened
Motor vehicle collision on Esterly Tibbetts highway. Southbound lanes have been reopened
The southbound lanes of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Cayman International School roundabout and the AL Thompsons roundabout, have been temporarily closed due to the fire at the George Town Landfill. The northbound lanes currently remain open but may also be closed if necessary.
Three persons, a woman and two men, have been arrested and charged with various drug offenses, following a search of a residence in George Town. They appeared in court on Friday, 24 January.
The Department of Children & Family Services is hosting a Windsor Park Community Fun Day on Saturday, 25 January, at the Windsor Park Park. In order to facilitate the event, Hawkins Drive will be closed between Mango Turn and the east side of the park, from 4:00PM to 6:30PM.
The Cayman Islands Government will be hosting National Heroes Day Celebrations in central George Town, on Monday, 27 January (Public Holiday) starting at 9:00AM. Due to this ceremony, there will be road closures on Fort Street and surrounding streets over the weekend from 24-27 January.
RCIPS traffic enforcement continues, with several prosecutions over the past four days. Officers also responded to a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, 19 January, where a car had subsequently caught fire.
Two men have been charged with several offenses following an incident on 30 December where a woman reported she had been threatened with a firearm and forced to perform sexual acts.
A 72-year-old visitor from the United States was pronounced dead on Saturday, 11 January, after experiencing difficulties while snorkeling off North Church Street, George Town.
The Commissioner of Police and colleagues from the RCIPS extend warmest congratulations to Auxiliary Constable Darren McLean, who has recently received his First Officer Bars as part of his training and development as a helicopter pilot with National Helicopters in Trinidad.
In order to facilitate roadworks, Shamrock Road, between Mahogany Drive and the Chrissy Thomlinson roundabout, will be closed to eastbound traffic daily from 9:00AM to 2:00PM, beginning on Thursday, 16 January. The road works are expected to last for seven days, through Wednesday, 22 January.
A man, age 21 of West Bay, has been arrested and charged with Abduction, Assault ABH, Threats to Kill, Damage to Property and Carrying an Offensive Weapon in relation to an incident on 9 January. He appears in court today, 14 January.
The RCIPS is reminding the public that the special firearms licenses issued to cullers registered with the 2018-2019 Green Iguana Cull Project have now expired. To renew, cullers will have to re-register with the DOE for the 2020 Cull and then reapply to the Security & Firearms Licensing Unit.
Shortly before 2:00PM yesterday, 9 January, officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on West Bay Road, south of Piper Way involving a Chevrolet Cruze and a Honda motorcycle.
Just before 5:45PM on Tuesday 7 January, a member of the public attended the George Town Police Station and handed over a container that with a significant sum of CI cash in several different denominations.
Just before 9:45AM this morning, 9 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre, to a motor vehicle collision that took place on the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town.
The Regional Recognition Awards Programme sponsored by Amalgamated Security Services, recognizes three police officers from Caribbean countries each year. The officers are recognized in the categories of “Top Caribbean Community Policing Officer”, “Top Caribbean Crime Fighter” and “Top Caribbean Career Move”.
Shortly after 7:00PM on Sunday, 5 January, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Bodden Town Road east of Lakeview Drive. The lone occupant of the vehicle was transported by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for serious injuries. He remains in critical condition.
Earlier this month the RCIPS hosted a two week seminar: the Online Child Sexual Assault and Exploitation (CSAE) Conference and Masters-Class. The seminar featured trainers from the National Crime Agency (NCA) as well as the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA).
Motesha Mothen, age 16 of Bodden Town, absconded on Friday, 3 January, and has not returned home or been located since.
The RCIPS carried out Operation Azurite Two (2) during the month of December which allowed for high visibility patrols and provide a focused approach to persons driving under the influence of alcohol as well as a host of other traffic related offenses.
The RCIPS is reminding the public that intensified holiday road enforcement operations continue through today, New Year’s Eve, and into New Year’s Day. Police will be conducting numerous traffic checks in addition to intensified vehicle and foot patrols across the island.
Shortly before 1:00AM on Monday, 30 December, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on the Queens Highway in East End. Thr sole occupant of the vehicle was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for serious injuries. He remains in critical but stable condition.
Shortly after 1:00AM today, 30 December, officers responded to a report of a serious single-vehicle collision on the East West Arterial, at the intersection with Doubletree Lane. The sole occupant of the vehicle, a man age 26 of Bodden Town, was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead.
The RCIPS is happy to report that over the Christmas period, from Christmas Eve through Boxing Day, there were no major incidents reported. We would like to thank the public for doing their part in following our laws, and helping to keep Cayman safe and peaceful.
The RCIPS Holiday Safety Campaign is ongoing this week, as the intensified road enforcement operations which began at the beginning of the month continue. CPD officers have also been conducting evening foot patrols this week in main commercial areas around the island to increase visibility and reassurance to the public.
On Thursday night, 19 December, officers responded to a report of a robbery at an address off Spruce Lane in George Town where two men were robbed by a man who had brandished a handgun. No shots were fired and neither of the victims were injured. The matter is currently under investigation.
The Red Bay Church of God Holiness is hosting their annual Christmas Caroling procession on Friday, 20 December, and Saturday, 21 December starting at 6:00PM and ending at 12:30AM both nights.
The RCIPS would like to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday season and for that reason, we would like to provide the public with the below holiday safety tips that will hopefully reduce the chances of you being a target of crime or putting yourself at risk for injury or worse.
Wednesday, 11 December, saw the opening of the RCIPS Digital Forensics Hub, a project co-funded by the UK’s National Crime Agency.
Just after 10:30AM on Sunday 15 December, officers of the RCIPS executed a search warrant at a liquor license premise located off Dorcy Drive, in George Town issued under the Gambling law.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident which resulted in the death of 36 year old Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge from Sri-Lanka. Dinesh died following an assault at Bananas Bar in Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue early Saturday morning, 30 November.
The new RCIPS Helicopter arrived on Island on Friday, 6 December. This second helicopter, another Airbus H145 model, will sit alongside the RCIPS Air Operations Unit’s existing H145, which arrived on island last March and was purchased as part of a joint deal between the UK and Cayman.
Kirk Freeport is hosting their annual Christmas on Cardinall Avenue event this Saturday, 14 December. To facilitate the event, Cardinall Avenue will be closed between Harbour Drive and Albert Panton Street from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
Shortly after 7:45 this morning officers were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle collision on Hirst Road in Bodden Town, near the intersection with Shamrock Road, where a Toyota Windom had left the roadway and overturned. Emergency services arrived on scene and attended to the driver who had sustained minor injuries.
The man, age 35 of George Town, who was arrested in relation to this incident, has been formally charged with 2 counts of Manslaughter and one count of Assault GBH. He appears in court this morning, 11 December.
Shortly before 6:00AM on Monday, 10 December, officers responded to a report of a collision at the intersection of Shamrock Road and Watershed Circle involving a silver Toyota sedan and silver Lincoln sedan.
Shortly before 7:00PM on Monday, 10 December, officers were dispatched to a traffic collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in the vicinity of the Yacht Club roundabout involving a Chevrolet Tahoe and Honda CR-V. The occupants of both vehicles were transported to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The East End Community Association is hosting a Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday, 14 December at 2:30PM. As part of this event there will be a procession along Sea View Road, Austin Conolly Drive and the Queens Highway.
Holiday traffic safety operations commenced this month with intensified road enforcement operations that will continue throughout the holiday season and into the new year. Click to read more about the work the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit is doing this holiday season to help keep our roads safe.
The 2019 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon takes place on Sunday, 8 December, from 5:00AM to 11:30AM. There will be several road closures along its route. Motorists travelling in these areas on Sunday should be mindful of the safety of participants and spectators. Police will be on hand to direct traffic along the route.
Officers on patrol in George Town on Saturday, 30 November, recovered over one hundred packages of ganja following searches conducted with the assistance of Police K-9 Shadow.
A man, age 48 of West Bay, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary, Damage to Property, Consumption of Cocaine and Consumption of Ganja in relation to an incident on 29 November, where an address on Boggy Sand Road, West Bay, was broken into, and items stolen. He was to appear in court this morning, 5 December.
A 45-year-old-woman of George Town has been arrested and charged with two offenses in relation to the CONCACAF investigation that was launched in 2014. A man, age 49 of George Town, has also now been charged in the same investigation. They are appearing in court on 7 January, 2020.
Police are investigating a report of a person impersonating the Hon. Deputy Premier Mr. Moses Kirkconnell and in so doing contacting members of the public requesting their personal and banking information.
The RCIPS Criminal Records Office wishes to advise the public that, effective immediately, the standard turnaround time for walk-in customers is now two working days. Applicants requiring same day or next day processing are still able to utilize the express service for a fee of $75.
Two men, aged 17 and 23 of George Town, have been charged with Theft, Attempted Burglary, Damage to Property, two counts of Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm with Intent to Commit an Offence, Aggravated Burglary, and Robbery. A third man, age 42 of GT, has now been charged and is appearing in court today, 29 November.
A man, age 31 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and formally charged with one count of Attempted Burglary, two counts of Damage to Property, and two counts of Burglary, in relation to three separate incidents. He is appearing in court this afternoon, 29 November.
A man has been arrested and charged with Assault GBH and other offenses following a serious assault which occurred during an altercation just after 8:15AM on Thursday, 21 November, on School Road, George Town.
Radio Cayman will be hosting the Cayman Brac leg of their annual Breeze Fusion 5K on Saturday, 30 November, at 6:00AM, beginning at the South Side Public Beach, travelling to Fosters Corner, and then returning to the Public Beach. The event is expected to be completed by 8:00AM.
The West Bay Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting their annual 5K walk/run on Sunday, 1 December, at 6:30AM, beginning at the Ed Bush Stadium. The event is expected to be completed by 7:30AM.
Anton Bodden Drive and Condor Drive closed for police investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision.
Bodden Town Road closed due to serious road collision.
Just before 2PM, yesterday 25 November, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a location on North Church Street, George Town, where it was reported that a man had experienced difficulties whilst diving and was being brought to shore by the boat he was out with.
A pedestrian remains in hospital after being struck by a car on Sunday night, 24 November in George Town. A man, age 37 of George Town was arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection with the incident.
The community of Windsor Park is hosting a Christmas Tree Lighting event on Saturday, 23 November. In order to facilitate this event, Hawkins Drive will be closed at the junction of Mango Turn from 6:00PM to 9:30PM. During this time, road users will be able to access Hawkins Drive via Anthony Drive and/or Williams Drive.
The Cayman Islands Football Association will be hosting a football match between the national men’s teams of Cuba and the USA this evening, 19 November at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. In order to facilitate this event, access for through traffic on Olympic Way will be limited between 5:30PM and 9:00PM.
Just after 1:20AM on Saturday 16 November, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Singh’s Roti Shop and Bar on Doctor Roy’s Drive, George Town, where it was reported that a fight was in progress and one man was injured as a result.
Since 9 February, 2019, police have been investigating a burglary that occurred at the Tiger Bay Restaurant on Cotton Tree Bay Road, Cayman Brac. During the incident, private CCTV footage was recovered showing the perpetrator smashing exterior cameras on the premise.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation into the death of the 24-year-old-man from West Bay who was found unresponsive in the area of Ms. Daisy Lane, West Bay,on Tuesday evening, 12 November, with several gunshot wounds. A man, age 44 of West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.
The Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh Day Adventists will be hosting their 30th Anniversary International 10K Run/Walk on Sunday, 17 November, beginning at 6:00AM and is expected to be completed by 8:00AM. A portion of the Linford Pierson Highway will be closed during the event.
On Sunday, 17 November, Cayman Water will be hosting their annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Bike Ride and Run, which begins at 6:30AM and ends at 8:30AM. Motorists traveling along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway and West Bay Road on Sunday morning are advised to exercise caution.
Cardinall Avenue will be closed between Harbour Drive and Edward Street, from 10:00AM to 11:00PM on Saturday, 16 September, in order to facilitate the George Town District Heritage Day.
Issues with submitting online applications for the post of police constable have now been resolved. Members of the public can once again submit applications via the website.
45-year-old-man from Cayman Brac was charged with Handing Stolen Goods.
The RCIPS is advising the public of road closures taking place on Friday and Sunday, 8 & 10 November, in order to facilitate the Opening of the Legislative Assembly and the Remembrance Day Parade respectively.
A man was arrested on the afternoon of Wednesday, 6 November, after failing to comply with a traffic stop.
Shortly before 2:00AM this morning, officers responded to a single-vehicle collision on the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town. The driver, a man age 63 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI. The man was an off-duty police officer with the RCIPS.
The RCIPS has become aware of a website that has been posting ads and articles using the details of the Cayman Islands and fake interviews with the Honourable Premier, Mr. Alden McLaughlin.
The Traffic and Roads Policing Unit as well the as the Community Policing Department, would like to inform the public of a few traffic nuances that have been affecting the flow of traffic as well as the safety of road users over the past month. Road users are encouraged to follow the road rules and laws in an effort to make the
On 31st October, several neighbourhoods across the Cayman Islands will be celebrating Halloween and as such the RCIPS would like to remind the public to exercise caution during the times that children will be out an about to trick-or-treat, approximately between 5PM and 9PM.
On the morning of Friday, 1 November, North Church Street will be closed between Lobster Pot and Burger King in order to facilitate an Emergency Training Exercise. The closure will be in effect for a 30 minute period between 9:00AM and 10:00AM, however the exact time within this window is uncertain.
Radio Cayman will be hosting the Breeze Fusion 5/10K Walk/Run on Saturday, 2 November, beginning at 6:00AM. The event will begin at Smith’s Barcadere and is expected to conclude by 9:30AM.
The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association will be hosting the annual Cayman Islands Triathlon on Sunday, 3 November, from 6:00AM to 11:00AM. The event will begin and end at the Seven Mile Public Beach and traffic will be restricted on West Bay Road between Lime Tree Bay Avenue and the SMB roundabout during this time.
Shortly after 2:30PM on Monday, 21 October, officers responded to a report of a theft that had taken place at a jewelry store on Edward Street where two unarmed men had attempted to make off with several items of jewelry. Two men, ages 24 and 29 of West Bay have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Police are currently investigating two stabbing incidents which occurred early on the morning of Saturday, 26 October. Arrests have been made in one of the incidents.
The RCIPS is informing the public that the temporary closure of Anton Bodden Drive to westbound traffic during the morning hours will be resumed from Monday, 28 October.
Sinai Church Apostolic & Prophetic will be hosting a March for Jesus on Saturday, 26 October, beginning at 5:00PM and ending at 7:30PM. No roads will be closed for this event, however motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling along the route of the March on Saturday evening.
Community police officers in Bodden Town joined with residents of Belford Estates to launch a new neighbourhood watch this past Sunday, 20 October.
A man, age 40 of North Side, has been formally charged with Aggravated Burglary in relation to an incident on the morning of Saturday, 19 October, at an address in North Side, where the man broke into the residence of someone known to him while carrying a weapon. He appears in court today, 22 October.
Eleven new Community Safety Officers have joined the ranks of the RCIPS and will take to the streets beginning in November. Read more about the role of these new civilian officers here.
The RCIPS is informing the public that there will be a temporary traffic flow adjustment made to traffic entering the Hurley’s roundabout on weekday evenings, beginning next Monday, 28 October.
The Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Finance and Economics, and the RCIPS have issued a joint statement concerning a hoax circulating via WhatsApp about persons alleged to be committing robberies using fraudulent ID. The RCIPS has received no reports of any such incidents.
The Business & Professional Women’s Club is hosting their annual Silent Witness March today, 18 October, beginning at 3:30PM in front of the old Government Administration Building and ending at the Legislative Assembly Building. Motorists traveling in these areas this afternoon are advised to exercise caution.
The United Against Bullying Foundation is hosting their second annual “Be A Hero” 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, 20 October at 6:00AM. The event begins and ends at Heroes Square in George Town and will be completed by 9:30AM.
The RCIPS has received numerous complaints of motorists who have been driving in an inconsiderate manner on the roadway, and in doing so, violating a number of traffic laws and road code rules.
Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne can now read direct accounts of the actions of RCIPS officers, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands in 2017. He was presented with a copy of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force book, Irma, a RVIPF Perspective.
The RCIPS have added 4 new Chevrolet Tahoe purpose built, police specification Firearms Response Vehicles to its fleet. The new vehicles provide greatly enhanced tactical options with officer safety.
Full phone service has now been restored to the Cayman Brac Police Station. The station can now be contacted uses the general phone number: 948-0331
Since July 2019 police officers have made just over 70 citations for persons driving under the influence of alcohol, with the most recent figures showing that in the month of September alone, 27 citations were made for the offense.
Shortly after 4:30PM on 7 October, officers responded to a report of a man found unresponsive on Beckz Close in George Town. Emergency Services attended the location and the man was pronounced dead on the scene. Formal identification of the deceased man has not yet been established. The matter is currently under investigation.
The RCIPS’ newest group of officers officially graduated from training to operational duty on Thursday, 26 September. The new constables are embarking on a tutored phase of on-the-job training with an experienced officer, during which they will be assessed for their suitability for independent patrolling.
In order to facilitate a candlelight vigil this evening, 7 October, Boilers Road will be closed to through traffic from 7:00PM to 10:00PM. Boilers Road will be closed at South Church Street, however local access will be permitted via Walkers Road.
Anton Bodden Drive will be temporarily closed to westbound traffic between the hours of the 6:00AM and 8:00AM beginning on Monday, 7 October. Traffic travelling westward along Bodden Town Road, towards George Town, will not be permitted to turn onto Anton Bodden Drive during these hours; only local access will be permitted.
RCIPS Acting Police Inspector Roje Williams will be departing the Cayman Islands on Friday, 4 October to attend a 12 week intensive leadership development training program At the FBI National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia in the United States of America.
Yesterday, Wednesday, 2 October, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the RUBIS service station on Walkers Road, where two masked males entered the establishment, brandishing machetes, and demanded cash from a staff member there. The men made off with a quantity of cash and other items, no one was injured.
The Pirates Week Festival will be hosting the “To Hell and Back” 10K Walk/Run on Sunday, 6 October. The even will begin at Raleigh Quay, travel up to the Hell Post Office, and finish at Calico Jack's. The event is expected to be completed by 9:00AM.
The Police Business Centre on Walkers Road, which includes the Criminal Records Office and The Security and Firearms Licensing Unit, will be CLOSED for business on Thursday, 10 October for important staff training. The Centre will reopen for business as usual on Friday, 11 October at 8:30AM.
Just after 7:15PM yesterday, 1 October, police were informed of an incident that was said to have taken place on Kings Road, West Bay where an altercation between two females was said to have taken place in the area. This altercation resulted in one person receiving what appears to be a stab wound.
Shortly before 11:00PM on Tuesday, 1 October, officers responded to a report that a woman was assaulted by a man known to her and received knife wounds to the head. The incident took place at a parking lot of a business on Shedden Road, and is under police investigation.
Police and other emergency services are currently on location at a residence in Edge Water Way, George Town, after responding to a report of a man being found unresponsive at his residence.
CANCELLED: The RCIPS has cancelled the temporary traffic flow adjustments that were to be made in the Prospect, Linford Pierson Highway, and Crewe Road areas during the morning hours beginning 2 October.
On the 11 & 12 of September, representatives from several Cayman Islands agencies with stakes in financial investigation and international asset recovery participated in a Domestic and International Asset Recovery Workshop.
The annual DG’s 5K Challenge is taking place this Sunday, 29 September. In order to facilitate this event, Elgin Avenue, between Hospital Road and the former Humber Lane, will be closed from 6:00PM on Saturday, 28 September, until 12:00PM on Sunday, 29 September.
The RCIPS Human Resources Department recently participated in the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre’s (CIFEC) Career Fair on Friday 20 September with the goal of providing students with information on prospective internship opportunities.
Police and emergency services are currently on scene at a residence off Shedden Road in George Town where a man has been found unresponsive. The matter is under investigation.
Shortly before 10:20 this morning, police and emergency services responded to a report of a person in distress. A woman had been snorkeling in the waters off West Bay Road in the vicinity of Royal Palms, when she encountered difficulties. She was subsequently transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Shortly after 1:00PM today, 21 September, officers responded to a report of an incident on Valencia Drive in Bodden Town. A man had been injured after a vehicle collapsed on him and was found unresponsive. Police and emergency services attended the scene and the man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Shortly before 3:15PM today, 23 September, officers responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Sea View Road in East End involving a school bus and a private vehicle.
In order to facilitate the LIVE Street Food Festival on Saturday, 21 September, Cardinall Avenue and Albert Panton Street will be closed from 7:00PM on Friday, 20 September to 12:00PM on Sunday, 22 September.
The Lions Club of Grand Cayman will be hosting its PACCE Walk/Run/Ride event on Sunday, 22 September at 6:00AM. The event will begin and end at the Jasmine Villa on West Bay Road and is expected to be completed by 9:00AM. Motorists are advised to exercise caution if travelling in these areas on Sunday morning.
On 28 August, 6 residents of the Cayman Islands were sworn in as Special Constables with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service after 11 weeks of training in various aspects of policing, including the various laws that govern the Cayman Islands.
Following multiple serious traffic collisions over the past few weeks, the RCIPS is issuing a warning and reminder to the public about the consequences of engaging in dangerous driving practices.
Just after 9 PM on Friday, 13 September, police were informed of a shooting incident that took place in the vicinity of Sound Way, George Town.
Just after 6:20 AM on Saturday, 14 September, the Joint Marine Unit along with the Air Operations Unit were conducting maritime boarder patrols on the northeast coast of Grand Cayman, on board the Motor Vessel M.Luke when they came across a vessell with two men onboard. The men were arrested and have since been charged.
Just after 8:30PM on Saturday, 14 September, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Center to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving three vehicles. The incident took place on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Brightview Drive, Bodden Town.
Shortly after 11:00PM on Sunday, 15 September, officers responded to a report of shots fired at an address off Selkirk Drive, George Town, where an unknown person had fired a shot at the house. No one was injured in the incident and the matter is currently under police investigation.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is warning the public and local retailers about an attempted fraud scheme being conducted using potentially stolen credit cards info.
Police can now confirm the identity of the woman who was found unresponsive at an address off Owen Roberts Drive on Monday, 9 September. She is 51-year-old Sheron Andrea Clarke-Smith, a Caymanian status-holder originally from Jamaica.
At about 9:30AM today, 12 September, an unmarked police vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle collision on Bodden Road in George Town. No one was injured in the collision and the matter is under investigation.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and Department of Environment are issuing a reminder to registered iguana cullers and members of the public regarding the requirements and responsibilities of iguana cullers participating in the DOE’s ongoing Green Iguana Cull.
Police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, where a motorcycle rider sustained serious injuries after leaving the roadway on West Bay Road in the vicinity of Willie Farrington Drive.
Police responded to a serious two-vehicle collision occurred on the morning of Saturday, 7 September, in East End. The two occupants of one vehicle have been confirmed dead while the driver of the other was uninjured.
A man, age 27 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on Sunday, 1 September, when a business on North Sound Road, at the intersection with Sound Way, was broken into and a quantity of cash stolen. He appears in court today, 9 September.
On Monday, 9 September, Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and the junction with Edward Street (Town Clock) in order to facilitate the Laying in State of the late John McLean, MLA. The closure will take place from 7:45AM to 8:30AM and again from 3:15PM to 4:00PM.
The Mercuryman Triathlon takes place on Sunday, 8 September, starting at 6:45AM at Eden Rock on South Church Street, George Town. The RCIPS is advising motorists to exercise caution if travel along the route of the event on Sunday morning. The event ends at 2:45PM.
A man, age 25 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 27 May, where an address on Shamrock Road, George Town, was broken into. He appears in court this morning, 5 September.
A man has been arrested and formally charged with Aggravated Burglary and drug offenses after having been detained on Tuesday morning, 3 September, by residents of a home he had entered illegally.
A man has been arrested for DUI, assaulting police, and other offenses, following an incident on Sunday morning, when he was breath tested following a single-vehicle collision, and resisted when officers attempted to arrest him.
Following a serious collision on 1 September, in the vicinity of Doubloon Drive, Bodden Town, one man has passed away as a result of his injuries. A second man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants is hosting a charity run walk to raise funds for the YMCA on Saturday, 31 August. The event begins at 6:00AM at KPMG in Cricket Square on Elgin Avenue.
On Saturday, 31 August, Cardinall Avenue will be closed between Edward Street and Albert Panton Street, from 10:00AM to 9:00PM, to facilitate the Penha Privilege Launch Party. Traffic entering Cardinall Avenue from Harbour Drive will be diverted left onto Albert Panton Street during this time.
Guardians Alive will be hosting a 10K Run on Sunday, 1 September, at 6:00AM, beginning and ending at the Seven Mile Public Beach. The event is expected to finish at 7:00AM.
Just before 3:45AM this morning, officers, while on patrol in the vicinity of Harbour Drive, George Town observed 3 males walking in the direction of South Church Street. The officers had cause to stop and speak with the 3 men and, after a short conversation, suspected that the men were under the influence of a controlled drug.
On Thursday, 29 August, the police helicopter again demonstrated its capability on being used to assist with an incident at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, and a medical evacuation from Cayman Brac, as well as being involved in several operations over the past week.
The Miss World Cayman Islands Motorcade takes place on Saturday, 31 August, beginning at 9:00AM at Andy’s Rent-A-Car off Roberts Drive in George Town and travelling to East End, North Side and West Bay. Motorists are advised to exercise caution on Saturday, and to expect slight delays if travelling behind the motorcade.
Our officers have noticed that there have been a large number of children travelling in vehicles, who have not been wearing their seatbelts. Not only is this a violation of the Traffic Laws and Regulations, but it is a danger to your child life in the event that your vehicle is involved in a collision.
Just after 12:30AM on Monday morning, 26 August, police observed a vessel attempting to be placed on a trailer at the Red Bay Dock, when the officers approached to investigate what was happening, the boat reverse off the trailer and made off, discarding packages along the way.
A man has been formally charged with Wounding and Carrying an Offensive Weapon, following an incident where a woman was found to have received stab wounds to the head.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of taking marine life without a license, and drug offenses, after officers discovered a turtle shell and turtle meat, following a drug-related search at an address in West Bay.
Just after 3:15AM on Sunday, 25 August, police was dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a robbery that was said to have taken place on School Road, George Town.
Just after 3:15PM on Wednesday 21 August, police were alerted to a report of a vehicle driving in a dangerous manner on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Country Side.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred on Sunday night, 18 August, at a business at the east end of North Sound Road. Where a group of males threw rocks at staff there and one man was struck by a vehicle and severely injured.
The man, age 20 of Bodden Town, who was arrested following an incident near the Bodden Town Police Station on Wednesday, 14 August, has now been formally charged with Assault ABH and Assaulting a Police Officer. He appears in court today, 16 August.
A man has been formally charged with Burglary following an incident where he was detained by the occupant of a residence after gaining entry, and subsequently arrested by police.
On Thursday, 8 August, CPD Officers together with staff from the NRA, and the owner of a landscaping company, conducted a clean-up of an area on North Church Street across from Bodden Road. The clean-up was conducted in response to concerns from members of the public about anti-social activity there.
The RCIPS is advising motorists that the Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place this Saturday, 17 August. Motorists are advised to exercise caution during the motorcade, and to expect slight delays if travelling behind it.
Aaliyah Johnson is honest about the fact that she had no idea what she wanted to do professionally when she first walked through the doors of RCIPS Headquarters seven years ago as a student intern from CIFEC. “At that point the most direction I had was a curiosity about working in forensics, but I also knew I could never handle
Yesterday, 13 August, a man, age 30 of Bodden Town, was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH and damage to property following an incident on 5 July, in the Belford Estates area of Bodden Town.
Police have concluded their search for a man who went missing following a boating collision in the North Sound on Sunday night, 11 August. The man was found unresponsive.
Just after 8:40AM on Friday, 8 August, police had cause to stop a vehicle at a residence on North West Point Road, West Bay. The male driver of the vehicle attempted to run from the officers but was apprehended. His actions aroused the suspicion of the officers who subsequently conducted a search of the man’s vehicle and person.
The RCIPS Financial Crimes Investigations Unit, have received three separate reports of counterfeit notes being circulated.
Just before 10PM on Tuesday 6 August, the Joint Marine Unit consisting of officers from the RCIPS and CBC , along with the Air Operations Unit were on border patrol duties.
Just before 1:50PM today, 6 August, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Shamrock Road, at the junction of Bueno Vista, where it was reported that a collision had taken place involving 2 vehicles and several persons received injuries.
Just after 2:20PM yesterday, 5 August, two officers on patrol in the Bodden Town District had cause to stop and speak with a man walking in the area of Caskwell Drive in Bodden Town. The man was behaving suspiciously when speaking with the officers and so the officer requested a search of his person.
Just after 6pm yesterday, Sunday, 4 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision in West Bay involving a dirt bike.
The Miss Cayman Universe Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 10 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal.
Just before 3:25PM, police and other emergency were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a location on Bodden Town Road, in vicinity of Lakeview Road, where it was reported that a pedestrian was stuck by a car, and received injuries.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is issuing a warning to the public regarding scams being run under the guise of mystery shopping promotions.
The National Hurricane Search & Rescue Emergency Support Team is seeking to register the details of all small boats owners who would be in a position to assist in the aftermath of a Hurricane, or other national disaster.
A man, age 36 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 17 July, where several items were stolen from a warehouse on Industrial Way.
The RCIPS is issuing a traffic and road closure advisory regarding events that will be taking place in George Town this weekend, 2 & 3 August.
Tiffany Rankine was confirmed in rank as a full Scenes of Crime Officer in the RCIPS’ Crime Scene Investigation Unit after two years and four months of work as a Trainee in the Unit. Learn more about Tiffany and how she took her love of science and turned it into a career, in this latest RCIPS Police Profile.
Around 10:10PM last night, 30 July, police officers were dispatched to a liquor store located on McClendon Drive, George Town, where it was reported that a single male entered the store with a machete and stole cash from the cash register at the location.
Police can confirm that a report was received in early July of an indecent assault late one evening in June of a woman passenger in a taxi by a man purporting to be a taxi driver.
Shortly after 8:30AM this morning, 31 July, officers responded to a report of an incident in the canal off Prospect Drive. A man had been aboard a wave runner when it exploded, injuring him. No fire was caused as a result of the explosion and the man was transported to the hospital and subsequently discharged.
Detectives with the Serious Crime Review Team have reactivated the investigation into Kerran’s disappearance in recent months, and are treating it as a murder inquiry. They are now appealing for any information, however small, someone may have about what happened to Kerran.
Just before 1:45AM today, 29 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report that two men had been engaged in a dispute at Vic’s Bar located off North Sound Road, which led to one of the men being seriously injured.
On Wednesday, 24 July, the RCIPS was alerted to a vessel adrift some miles off the coast of Grand Cayman. Officers from the Joint Marine Unit supported by the Air Operations Unit were able to locate the vessel, which was found to have over 1000lbs of ganja on board. 2 Jamaican nationals aboard the vessel were arrested.
As of this week the RCIPS has established a new office dedicated to improving the Service’s communication with victims of crime, which has been a longstanding request of the community and an objective of RCIPS management.
This past Friday, 19 July, RCIPS officers joined with staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment and the Cayman Islands Fire Service to conduct checks of liquor-licensed premises in George Town.
Just after 5:30AM this morning, Thursday, 25 July, police were informed of an incident that took place in the parking lot of a liquor licensed premise located on Mary Street, near the intersection with McField Lane. Several people were engaged in a brawl in the parking lot that later resulted in two men sustaining stab wounds.
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. One man was arrested and has been formally charged with Cruelty to Animals and Dealing in a Restricted Pharmaceutical.
On Saturday, 20 July, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted two medical evacuations from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman using the police helicopter. One of a woman who had suffered from possible heart failure and one of a man who had been seriously injured in a singe vehicle collision.
In May of this year the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control (CBC) commenced a joint investigation into suspected money laundering and the smuggling of doré gold by international organized crime networks through the Cayman Islands and other jurisdictions to Europe.
On Saturday, 20 July, officers responded to a robbery report, making an arrest and recovering the stolen property. The man arrested has been charged with Robbery.
Four persons were arrested on cocaine offenses on Friday, 19 July, following a proactive operation at an address off Town Hall Road, West Bay, where a quantity of cocaine and drug paraphernalia were recovered.
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.
Last Wednesday, 10 July, RCIPS officers, members of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, and owners and managers of businesses in the Seven Mile Beach area, came together for another meeting of the Seven Mile Beach Business Watch.
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.
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.