Just before 6AM on Saturday 13 October, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a vehicle that was caught on fire, along Watler’s Road in George Town.
Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Motorcycle and a Car, 12 October
The RCIPS informs the public of restrictions around the approval of the closure of main roads to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours.
On Sunday, 7 October, five packages were recovered by officers after members of the public had discovered them washed ashore in the vicinity of the South Sound dock. This morning, 12 October, the drugs, which had a total weight of 5.2kg (including packaging), were destroyed.
Yesterday morning officers in West Bay received a report of an assault of an elderly woman. Today, a woman, age 33 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH in relation to the same incident.
Officers attended an area in Walkers Road in response to public concerns about drug use in the area. Over the course of two days, five arrests were made on suspicion of possession and consumption of ganja.
A two-vehicle head-on collision occurred yesterday evening, 9 October, on Bodden Town Road in Bodden Town.
On 10 October, a portion of Harbour Drive and South Church Street (between Warwick Drive and Cardinal Avenue), and a portion of Goring Avenue, just east of South Church Street, will be closed until 6:00PM to facilitate a National Museum and DCFS Older Persons Month event.
Officers from Bodden Town CPD invited a young Caymanian professional, Doralee Wright, to speak to the girls currently residing at the Frances Bodden Children's Home. The officers later held a small ceremony for her at her workplace of Cayman national Bank, where they presented her with a token of their appreciation.
A man who died on Monday, 1 October, was revealed to have ingested several pellets containing a substance believed to be cocaine. The pellets were discovered during a post-mortem. The matter is currently under investigation by the Coroner's office.
The RCIPS FCU is advising the public of an ongoing online scam conducted using Facebook Messenger and possibly other social media, where victims have received text messages and phone calls through Facebook Messenger.
The police are currently investigating two incidents, a robbery and attempted robbery, which took place in the Bodden Town area overnight, 28-29 September. A man has been arrested and charged with the Robbery and appears in court on Friday, 5 October.
The RCIPS has received items which are believed to have been stolen, and are requesting public assistance in identifying them. The items, a Myers water pump and Makita chop saw, are believed to have been stolen during a theft or burglary sometime before December 2017.
Yesterday, 4 October, CPD officers recovered a stolen motorbike, an orange Zongshen, in West Bay.
Shortly before 4:00AM Wednesday, 3 October, officers responded to an incident at Banana’s Restaurant and Bar on Eastern Avenue where two men became involved in an altercation and one man received a broken nose. One of the men was arrested on suspicion of Assault ABH.
The police are requesting public assistance in identifying several items that are believed to have been stolen.
A man, age 21 of Bodden Town, has been formally charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property, in relation to an incident on Monday, 1 October.
On Friday, 28 September, a 60-year-old-woman of West Bay was arrested on suspicion of theft and false accounting, in connection with the theft of a large sum of money from the Cayman Islands Turtle Centre, amounting to over KYD$82,000 and over USD $288,000. The woman has been granted bail as the investigation continues.
On Tuesday, 2 October, police responded to reports of commercial burglaries along Eastern Avenue in George Town.
Shortly before 2:00AM today, 4 October, officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the parking lot of a bar on Smith Road near the intersection of Bobby Thompson Way. The matter is currently under investigation and police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information to contact George
Wanted man, Joseph Hurlston, age 36 of George Town, was located by officers this evening, 30 September, at an adress on West Bay Road, following a tip from a member of the public. He has been taken into police custody. Another man at the location was also arrested on suspicion of harbouring an offender.
The woman, age 54 of Cayman Brac, who was arrested on Saturday, 29 September, has been formally charged with Arson. She is appearing in court this morning, 2 October.
A man received a wound during an altercation outside a bar early Sunday morning. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. A woman at the scene was also arrested for assasulting police. She has been formally charged and bailed to appear in court this morning, 2 October.
On Saturday, 29 September, officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department joined with the community of Bright Court in Bodden Town to formally launch a Neighborhood Watch program as part of the RCIPS’ crime prevention strategy.
Schools across the Cayman Islands have just completed their first month of the fall term; most motorists have noticed a tremendous increase in traffic around the island, especially in the before- and after-school hours.
On Sunday afternoon, 30 September, the JMU assisted three vessels in distress.
Several cars were broken into overnight, 29-30 September.
Cayman Brac Police Officers will hold a Community Meeting this Wednesday, 3 October.
The RCIPS is aware of a motoring event this Sunday,at the Old Breakers Speedway in Bodden Town. We are reminding anyone who plans on attending the event that all participating vehicles not licensed for normal road use must be transported to and from the event using trailers. It is illegal to use such vehicles on public roads.
A man, age 19 of West Bay, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on 22 August where a residence in West Bay was broken into. He has also been charged with Handling Stolen Goods. He appeared in court this morning, 28 September.
This morning, 28 September, Bodden Town Community Officers attended the Clifton High School, for an event in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. While there, AC Pascal joined others who had their heads shaved in support of this worthy cause.
Early Wednesday morning, 26 September, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit received a request from the Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac to medically evacuate a premature baby. The police helicopter crew answered the emergency callout and transported the baby to the Cayman Islands Hospital in Grand Cayman where he is currently doing well.
The suspect in this matter, a 33 year-old-man from West Bay, has been formally charged with Assault ABH. He appeared in court on Wednesday, 26 September and was bailed with conditions.
Since June, the RCIPS has received a number of reports of attempted scams conducted using LinkedIn. These scams generally involve an account impersonating a public figure which initiates communication and eventually attempts to obtain sensitive information such as banking details, or to seek money directly.
Two women have been arrested in connection with this incident, where a man was assaulted during an altercation outside of a North Side Bar.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding, following an incident on Sunday, 23 September, outside a bar on Shedden Road. He has been formally charged and appears in court today, 25 September.
Shortly before 9:00AM on Monday, 24 September, officers in Cayman Brac responded to a report of a burglary which was discovered earlier that morning at an office belonging to the Department of Environment. The outside door to the office was breached, and spear gun parts along with three spear guns were stolen.
Persons who believe that they may be able to identify items on this list should contact DC Gomes at 926-2965 or DC Mendez at 916-1621.
A man, age 26 of George Town, has been formally charged with four counts of Burglary in relation to a series of incidents which all took place at an address on North Sound Road, on 20 July, 24 July, 10 September and 18 September. He has also been charged with drug-related offenses and is appearing in court this morning.
A man, age 43 of Bodden Town, has been formally charged with Rape in relation to an incident on Wednesday, 19 September, where the man is accused of approaching a woman known to him, driving her to a separate location, and raping her. He is appearing in court this morning.
On Saturday, 22 September, our West Bay Community Officers joined with young men from the Bonaventure Boys Home in West Bay for a day of fun and interaction.
Shortly after 10:00PM yesterday, 19 September, officers responded to a report that a man was robbed by two males at an address off Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay. A handgun was brandished and the culprits made off with a quantity of cash.
Police Responded to two motor vehicle collisions yesterday afternoon in George Town where person reported being injured. The details are below:
Shortly after 6:00AM this morning, 19 September, officers responded to a report of a burglary at a commercial business complex on Huldah Avenue. An office in the complex was broken into and ransacked. The culprits were also able to gain access to, and ransack, other offices at the location. A quantity of cash and other items was
Officers responded to reports of four vehicle break-ins yesterday morning, 17 September, all in the Fairbanks area of George Town. These incidents are currently under police investigation, and police are reminding the public to ensure that valuables are not left inside vehicles, especially overnight.
RCIPS traffic enforcement efforts over the weekend of 14-17 September resulted in 5 arrests for DUI. A man was also arrested on suspicion of consumption and possession of cocaine with intent along with possession and consumption of ganja, after being found with drugs at a traffic stop.
RCIPS Community Officers were at the Marriott Resort on Wednesday, 12 September, for the second annual ARMOUR EXPO, to support the launch of C@YKids (pronounced “cy-kids”), an initiative focused on helping to educate and protect children from online threats, while also supporting the positive opportunities cyberspace provides.
A man, age 18 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary in relation to an incident on Tuesday, 15 May, where a business on Birch Tree Hill Road in West Bay was broken into and several items stolen. He is appearing in court this morning, 17 September.
A man, age 28 of George Town, has been formally charged with Theft and Common Assault in relation to an incident on the morning of 25 August on Lawrence Boulevard. He is appearing in court this morning, 17 September.
Police received a report that a bus driver was robbed by a passenger on Sunday evening, 16 September, just as the culprit was being dropped off. The matter is currently under investigation and police are appealing for witnesses, especially passengers who were dropped off shortly before the incident, between 6:45 and 7:15PM.
Police have received a report of a stolen boat, a 19ft Ribeye A600 RIB (Rigid-Inflatable Boat), which was last seen docked at a residence on Canal Point Drive at about 6:00PM yesterday, 16 September. It was discovered missing this morning, 17 September, at about 11:00AM.
Two women were involved in an altercation at Crown Plaza on Eastern Avenue Yesterday, 11 September, during which one sustained a serious injury.
On Thursday, 13 September, RCIPS and DOE officers arrested two persons after a search of their vehicle resulted in the recovery of a quantity of whelks and ganja.
This morning, West Bay Community Officers on patrol at the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School observed a ferocious stray dog chasing students and jumping on cars. The officers contacted the Department of Agriculture and then secured the dog until they arrived and collected it.
The Esterly Tibbetts Road Way heading into West Bay is closed between Yacht Drive and Batabano Drive and motorist are being diverted to West Bay Road.
Three vehicles, including two passenger buses, were broken into Monday night, 10 September, in George Town (Beats 6 and 8).
The RCIPS and Department of Commerce and Investment have been working together to address complaints about noise and nuisance from in-licensed events in George Town. This past Saturday, 8 September, a joint patrol was conducted and several persons warned and informed on their legal requirements.
A man, age 49 of George Town, has been charged with Indecent Assault and Attempted Rape. The charges stem from an incident on 3 September, 2018 where he assaulted a woman known to him. He is appearing in court this morning, 10 September.
The four men who were arrested on Friday, 7 September, following the interdiction of a vessel east of Grand Cayman, have all been formally charged with Importation of Ganja. They are appearing in court this morning, 10 September.
The man, age 33 of George Town, who was arrested on Friday, 7 September, following a search in which a quantity of suspected cocaine was recovered, has now been formally charged with Possession and Consumption of Ganja, and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Supply.
Shortly after 11:00PM on Monday, 3 September, officers received a report of an incident which had taken place at an address on West End Road, in Cayman Brac, where a woman was raped by a man known to her. The man has now been formally charged with Rape. He is expected to appear in court this morning, 7 September.
The two men who were arrested on Wednesday, 5 September, on suspicion of theft from the Customs Warehouse, have been formally charged with two counts each of Theft . They have been bailed to appear in court on Tuesday, 11 September.
Roseanna Redden, age 16 of Bodden Town, absconded on Saturday, 1 September, and has not returned home or been located since. She was last seen at a residence in Frank Sound, North Side. Officers are appealing to the public for assistance. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220.
Police are currently investigating reports of a fraudulent investment company that is said to be based in the Cayman Islands, but is not registered by CIMA to conduct financial service business, and does not have a physical presence in Cayman. This company is reported to have been targeting investors in New Zealand.
Shortly before 7:30PM on Sunday, 2 September, officers responded to a report that a man was found unresponsive at an address on North Sound Road, George Town. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Over the past several months West Bay Police Officers and the Community Officer for Beat 11 have received a number of complaints from persons in their communities who have been attacked by ferocious dogs. The officers liaised with the DOA to speak to the owner of these dogs, who surrendered them to DOA custody.
On Thursday, 30 August, officers responded to a report of a man exposing himself and committing an indecent act at Cemetery Beach in West Bay. The man was arrested and has been charged with Committing an Act Outraging Public Decency and Carrying an Offensive Weapon.
At about 11:15PM yesterday, 30 August, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on West Bay Road south of Lime Tree Bay Avenue involving a cyclist and an SUV where the SUV left the scene. A woman subsequently surrendered to custody and was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident.
The roadway between the Red Bay Roundabout and the Chrissy Tomlinson Roundabout is currently closed and motorits are being asked to use shamrock Road when heading in the Bodden Town direction from George Town.
Just after 9PM yesterday, 21 August, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle where it was reported that a Honda CRV collided with a wall in the vicinity of Spice Drive off Shamrock Road.
This past Wednesday, 15 August, George Town Community Officers and officers from the DoA Animal and Welfare Unit seized 26 game birds found in poor condition at a Windsor Park address.
Yesterday, 16 August, officers responded to a report of a person who had been snorkeling when he encountered difficulties and became unresponsive. The man was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency services and was later pronounced dead.
Yesterday, 16 August, police received a report that a man had been confronted by two males holding handgun at a development just south of Seven Mile Public Beach. The man was not injured during the incident and no shots were fired.
RCIPS’ traffic enforcement efforts throughout the month of July have once again resulted in hundreds of tickets issued for tint and speeding, among other offenses. The police are also reminding road users of the regulations for tint on vehicles.
West Bay officers conducted inquiries in the vicinity of Bonaventure Road between Wednesday, 15 August and yesterday morning, 16 August, and recovered a quantity of suspected ganja, which was found concealed in the area, in 3 large glass jars. No arrests have been made, and the matter is under investigation.
The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August at 7:00PM in the East End Presbyterian Church Hall.
A an was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a single vehicle collision on the Esterley Tibbets Highway this morning.
The RCIPS is informing the public of three incidents involving theft or attempted theft from vehicles which were reported on Monday in George Town.
This past Friday, 10 August, officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department joined with the children and staff of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home for a BBQ and day of fun at the home. The event was put together by PC Norice Artwell and AC Tameka Joseph-Ricketts who organized food and activities for the children,
A man, age 32 of Bodden Town, has been charged with Taking a Conveyance Without Consent, Driving Without Being Licensed or Authorized, Driving Whilst Over the Prescribed Limit, Assaulting a Police Officer, and Careless Driving, following a traffic collision on 11 August. He is appearing in court this morning, 13 August.
Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday, 11 August, police received a report that two men had attended the emergency room of the Cayman Islands Hospital with stab wounds. It was reported that the injuries had been received during an altercation which took place at an event on Harbour Drive in George Town.
The RCIPS would like to inform the community of a trend where churches have become targets of burglaries in recent weeks. There have been 8 such reports received in the last two months, including two reported yesterday morning.
A 22-year-old-man of East End was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. (To see the previous press release click here).
The RCIPS has expanded its local recruitment deadline to 24 August.
On Friday, 3 August, a woman at the airport was found with a sum of US $9,500 strapped to her body, arrested by the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit, and later charged with Concealing Criminal Property, Possession of Criminal Property, and Removing Criminal Property from the Island, all of which are money laundering offenses.
A man led police on a pursuit before his arrest on drug-related offenses Friday night, 3 August.
We would like to remind the public that anyone who holds an event where the general public is invited and asked to pay a cover charge, that does not have a license for such event, commits an offense. Additionally, playing loud music after 12AM on a Sunday morning is also against the law. Such illegal events encourage anti-social
A man, age 26 of North Side, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in relation to an incident in Palm Dale, Crewe Road, on Saturday, 28 July.
A man, age 31 of West Bay, has been formally charged with two counts each of Taking and Driving Away a Conveyance without the Owner’s Consent, Driving without Insurance, and Theft, along with one count each of Damage to Property and Causing Fear or Provocation of Violence.
Just before 2:30AM today, police were dispatched to a report of a robbery that took place at the Esso Gas Station location on North Church Street where a man brandished a firearm and stole a cash register. No shots were fired and no one was injured.
The RCIPS has learned of a scam circulating on Facebook soliciting bank details to claim prizes in a "Coca Cola Lottery".
An accident occurred shortly after 11:00AM today blocking Bodden Town Road in both directions.
Police traffic enforcement has resulted in 13 DUI arrests since last Monday, 16 July. Ten of those arrests occurred over the weekend, between Friday morning, 20 July, and Monday morning, 23 July. Twenty-six traffic collisions were also reported during that same weekend.
A man was assaulted and threatened when walking along Portland Road in Industrial Park in the early hours of Saturday morning, 28 July.
On 29 July the Air Operations Unit deployed to two marine incidents within minutes of each other off North West Point.
Just after 8:30PM yesterday, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Gerrard Smith Avenue, Cayman Brac where it was reported that there was a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist.
Just about 11:20PM last night, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to South Church Street, where it was reported that a man who was travelling home from work on his bicycle was robbed by three men.
Just after 3AM today, Thursday 26 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of assault and abduction.
Police are investigating a report of suspicious activity with a minor that took place on Monday 23 July about 8:45PM at the New Testament Church of God, located on Sound Road in George Town.
The RCIPS is informing the public that phone lines at the Bodden Town Police Station are down. Anyone needing to contact the station is advised to dial the alternate number at 916-5612. The station also remains open to walk-ins.
The three males who were arrested following a coordinated effort on 19 July, in response to a report of a burglary-in-progress in South Sound, have now been formally charged with Burglay.
The RCIPS is launching its annual local recruitment drive on 23rd July targeting Caymanians and Permanent Residents between the ages of 18-40 with no restrictions to work.
Over the past two weeks, officers have responded to a number of reports of thefts from beaches, Mostly in the Seven Mile Beach area, where persons have gone into the water and left belongings on the shore, which are then stolen. The RCIPS is strongly advising the public not to leave valuables unattended while on the beach.
A dog was discovered shot at a garage off Powell Smith Road.
All community police officers now have mobile phones; more officers have also been assigned to the Eastern Districts.
A 17-year-old male has now been formally charged in relation to the robbery which occurred at a business on West Bay Road on 10 July.
Since the relaunch of the RCIPS Community Policing Department in February, community police officers have been out in their communities getting to know their beats and the people within them. In two incidents over the last two weeks, officers were able to put this local knowledge to use in order to assist members of the public.
In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Mango Season event on Saturday, 14 July, a portion of Harbour Drive and South Church Street (between Warwick Drive and Cardinal Avenue) will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.
Yesterday, 11 July, shortly after 1:00PM, officers responded to a report that a member of the public had spotted a firearm in the vicinity of Smith Cove, George Town. Officers attended the scene and recovered the firearm, a handgun, which also contained a single round of ammunition.
During the month of June, RCIPS Officers have issued several hundred tickets for tint and speeding offenses alone
On Thursday, 28 June, and Friday, 29 June, officers conducted operations at an address on Watercourse Road West Bay, which resulted in a several packages of drugs being recovered, along with over $220,000 of cash. Three persons were also arrested as a result of the operation.
The RCIPS, along with the North Side District Council, will be holding a District Community Meeting in North Side on Thursday evening, 26 July. The meeting will be held at 8:00PM at the North Side Civic Centre.
A man who was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH and attempted murder following an incident where an elderly woman was assaulted and seriously injured, has now been charged with Attempted Murder and is appearing in court today, 9 July.
Portions of Raleigh Key and old West Bay Road closed during construction.
Over the past five days, police have received reports of three stolen vehicles, two of which were taken over the weekend. One of these vehicles has since been recovered.
Officers are currently investigating two armed robberies which occurred overnight, 7-8 July, in the George Town area.
A man, age 49 of George Town, has been charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, and Consumption and Possession of Ganja in connection with an incident at Morrits Tortuga in East End.
Over the past two weeks, operations conducted by the Joint Task Force, comprised of RCIPS and Customs officers, have resulted in the interdiction of almost 700lbs of ganja (with an estimated street value ranging from $250,000 to $560,000) along with several arrests.
This past Monday, 2 July, the Police Welfare Committee hosted the Football and Family Fun Day at the Field of Excellence next to the Prospect Primary School. The main event for the day was the Six-A-Side football competition.
A man was arrested on Tuesday, 3 July, after officers responded to a report of a structural fire at a residence on North West Point Road, West Bay. He has been charged with arson and is appearing in court this afternoon, 5 July
A man, age 23 of West Bay, has been charged with one count of Wounding and two counts of Common Assault. The charges are in relation to an incident in West Bay on Monday, 2 July, involving two men and two women, all known to each other.
Police are currently in possession of a red two-seater kayak which was found by a member of the public yesterday, 4 July and are inviting anyone who believes the kayak belongs to them to contact the GTPS.
Shortly after 8:00AM this morning, 3 July, a man was found unresponsive at an address on Peace Lane in West Bay.
Today, 4 July 2018, the RCIPS announced the result of its 2018 Firearms Amnesty, which ran the entire month of June and concluded last Saturday night at 10PM. Throughout the month, 18 firearms and 896 rounds of ammunition were handed in as part of the amnesty program.
A man, age 35 of North Side, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Burglary in relation to an incident on the night of Saturday, 30 June, where an address on Old Robin Road in North Side was broken into.
A woman, age 52 of George Town, has been arrested and charged with two counts of Obtaining Property by Deception, in relation to two incidents where she is said to have accepted payments for items which she then refused to turn over. The total amount of money obtained is just over CI $4000.
Last night, Thursday 28 June, the RCIPS held its annual Outstanding Service Awards Ceremony at the Cayman Islands Government House (the Governor’s Residence).
This morning, 26 June, officers responded to a report that a silver 2001 Honda Integra, registration #105 987, was stolen from a residence in Watler’s Estate, Bodden Town.
In light of recent thefts of vehicles the RCIPS is reminding the public to ensure their vehicles are properly secured when left unattended. Vehicles should be locked, and valuables within them should not be visible to passersby. It is especially important not to leave keys of any sort in or around the vehicle.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is currently investigating scams being conducted using accounts impersonating Government Ministers and other high-ranking members of the Civil Service, including the Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin and the Attorney General, Hon. Samuel Bulgin.
As of today, Monday, 25 June, 3 handguns, 8 rifles, and 462 rounds of ammunition have been handed over to police as part of the 2018 Firearms Amnesty.
An arrest has been made in relation to an incident where it was reported a man had been interacting with two children inappropriately. The man was charged with Attempted Abduction and Criminal Trespass and appeared in court this morning.
A wounding occurred in the vicinity of Pirates Cove Bar last Friday, 15 June.
On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands.
The RCIPS would like to inform the public that since the start of June, the service has begun to transition the emergency lights on all police vehicles to an upgraded version. The public will be able to differentiate between and regular patrol and other police response as there are several response programs.
Motesha Mothen, age 15, of Bodden Town, has absconded from home. Meanwwhile Taj Yen, age 16 of West Bay, and Roseanna Redden, age 16 of Bodden Town, have still not been located.
A man, age 26 of George Town, has been charged by the Department of Agriculture with one count of Animal Cruelty in relation to an incident in December of 2017, during which it is alleged that the man delayed veterinary treatment to his pet dog after it had been struck by a car. The man is a police constable with the RCIPS.
A man, age 34 of George Town, has been formally charged with Burglary and Damage to Property following his arrest after a burglary at the office of a local non-profit on North Sound Road on the morning of Monday, 18 June.
5 males were arrested early morning on Tuesday, 19 June, on suspicion of importation of ganja, after police intercepted a vessel off-loading packages on the beach near Smith Barcadere.
At about 9:00AM this morning, police received a report of the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl in West Bay. The circumstances of the death are currently under police investigation. The RCIPS extends its condolences to the family of the deceased.
Shortly after 3:00PM on Tuesday, 19 June, police received a report of a robbery which occurred outside a business on Boatswain Bay Road in West Bay. Two 18-year-old males of West Bay turned themselves in and were arrested on suspicion of robbery.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is advising the public of a scam being distributed by regular mail: The FCU has received several reports of local persons receiving a letter claiming to be from the “Euro Lotto Commission” informing them they have won the lottery and asking them to provide bank details and other information.
This past Saturday, 16 June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, along with the other specialist units, the Joint Marine Unit and the K9 Unit, were able to play a key role during two incidents in order to help ensure the safety of members of the public and other police officers.
Motor Vehicle Accident involving CIFS vehicle at Shedden/North Sound Road Intersection
A man, age 45 of George Town, has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in relation to an incident reported on 11 April, where a residence on Palm Heights Drive in Snug Harbour, George Town, was broken into and several personal items taken.
A man has been charged after a firearm and ammunition were recovered during a police operation in Lower Valley. Another woman, who was arrested, is currently on bail.
Yesterday, 14 June, nine new police officers graduated from training to operational duty.
Police ask the public to identify suspected stolen property
Over the first two weeks of the RCIPS Firearms Amnesty, 1-15 June, 2 handguns and 6 rifles have been handed over to police, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
The police helicopter conducted a medical evacuation of a pregnant woman to George Town.
On 11 June the police helicopter evacuated a crew member from a passing supertanker headed for Aruba.
Taj Yen, age 16 of West Bay, absconded from his home yesterday, 12 June, and has not returned or been located since. Meanwhile, 16-year-old Roseanna Redden of Bodden Town, who absconded on Saturday, 9 June, has also not been located.
Shortly after 11:00AM on Wednesday, 6 June, RCIPS community officers along with staff from the Department of Agriculture recovered about 40 roosters suspected to have been used for cock fighting and arrested a man on suspicion of cruelty to an animal and unlawful gaming.
RCIPS traffic enforcement operations continued throughout the month of May with numerous tickets being given for speeding, illegal tint, and other offenses.
Roseanna Redden, age 16, was last seen on 9 June
The RCIPS wishes to alert the public of a fake phishing email scam circulating in the Cayman Islands. The scam is being orchestrated by a criminal enterprise with the intention of defrauding (scamming) monies from innocent parties.
Just after 11:20 a.m. yesterday 8 June police and other emergency personnel were dispatch by the 911 Communication Center to a report of a man found unresponsive and bleeding at a location off Hutland Road, North Side.
Over the first week of the RCIPS Firearms Amnesty, 1-8 June, 2 handguns and 4 rifles have been handed over to police, along with over 290 rounds of ammunition.
The RCIPS is advising the public of road closures happening in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday ceremonies this weekend, 8-9 June.
Yesterday, 6 June, a man, age 37 of East End, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and arson in relation to an incident on Sunday, 27 May, where a residence in North Side was broken into and furniture set on fire.
The RCIPS is asking the public to assist in identifying several items which were recovered during the execution of a search warrant last week, and which are suspected to have been stolen.
On Saturday 2 June, the four (4) Law Enforcement Agencies of the Cayman Islands along with some two (2) corporate bodies participated in the Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull to raise funds for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands Athletes.
Shortly after 3AM this morning, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on the Esterly Tibbets Highway. The section of the Esterly Tibbets Highway between the Camana Bay and Butterfield roundabouts has been re-opened.
A juvenile male, age 17 of George Town, has been charged with Attempted Rape, Indecent Assault, and Robbery in relation to an incident which took place on South Church Street, George Town, on the night of Friday, 26 August, 2016.
Police can confirm that the pedestrian involved in the traffic collision on Shamrock Road on Monday, 28 May (see previous release), has died. He is Carlton William Farrell, age 68 of Bodden Town.
On Friday, 1 June, the RCIPS is launching a firearms amnesty during which illegal firearms can be turned in to police through any one of three proposed ways, with no criminal repercussions.
The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (LETR Cayman Islands) is excited to announce the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull, which takes place on Saturday, 2 June.
The RCIPS is advising the public that Elgin Avenue, between Humber Lane and Hospital Road, will be closed on Monday, 4 June, from 9:30AM to 11:00AM, in order to facilitate the launch ceremony for Celebrate Cayman.
The man, age 19, who was arrested over the weekend in connection with a robbery which took place on Prospect Point Road on Monday, 21 May, has been formally charged with Robbery.
The parking lot and beach area of Governor's Beach will be closed from 8:00AM on Thursday, 31 May, and reopen Friday afternoon, 1 June. This is to facilitate a disaster preparedness exercise with the visiting RFA Mounts Bay.
A broken down vehicle had blocked a portion of Bodden Town Road near Mostyn's Esso. The area has now been reopened to traffic.
Shamrock Road/Bodden Town Road between Condor Road and Anton Bodden Drive will be closed on Wednesday, 30 May, from 8:30AM until about 2:00PM. During this time eastbound and westbound traffic will be diverted onto Condor Road and Anton Bodden Drive.
Officers are currently on the scene of a traffic collision involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Trumbach Drive.
On 25 May officers from RCIPS, Customs and Immigration conducted a police operation at a bar on Shedden Road.
On Tuesday, 15 May, a man was pronounced dead after falling unconscious while snorkeling at Stingray City.
Third Man Charged in Relation to Robbery on 24 December in East End
The man, age 26 of George Town, who was arrested on Friday, 20 April, in relation to reckless riding which took place during the illegal motorbike event, named “Ride of the Century,” last November (see previous release), has now been formally charged with several related offenses
After taking a picture of him escorting and elderly woman across the street in downtown George Town yesterday, 23 May, a member of the public has commended AC Murchison for his hard work, courtesy and kindness, saying that he serves as an example of what all RCIPS officers should strive for.
The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee (CI LETR) would like to inform the public the Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull has been postponed from this week Saturday 26th May, 2018 to next week Saturday 2 June.
A man was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine today at his place of work in Central George Town.
The Annual Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Outstanding Service Awards was established to recognise police officers, support staff, special constables and members of the public for outstanding and meritorious service that enhances public safety and police/public partnerships.
On Wednesday, 23 May, representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School, met at Camana Bay to unveil 10 new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the Lighthouse School as part of a joint project initiated by PC Jonathan Kern, community officer for Beat 9, Seven Mile Beach
Today, 21 May, just before 6:30PM a car collided with a CUC pole on NW Point Road.
Mr. Linvol Smith has been reported missing after going swimming Friday, 19 May, on Cayman Brac
In the past two weeks the Financial Crime Unit has obtained three court orders using both civil and criminal powers under the Proceeds of Crime Law, confiscating and forfeiting just over KYD $36,500 of criminal funds, as part of their efforts to take the profit out of crime
A five-car collision results in traffic delays along Shamrock Road on Wednesday, 16 May
A woman was pronounced dead on Thursday, 10 May, after encountering difficulties while snorkeling off South Church Street, George Town. The woman, age 64, was a visitor from the US.
Traffic enforcement operations this past week have resulted in a number of tickets issued for various offenses, in addition to several DUI arrests. From Monday, 7 May to Sunday, 13 May, officers have issued 66 speeding tickets, along with 36 tickets for illegal tint and another 36 for use of a mobile phone while driving.
A juvenile was arrested on Thursday, 10 May, on suspicion of assault GBH, in relation to a stabbing incident which occurred that evening.
Yesterday morning, 10 May, officers responded to three reports of vehicle break-ins that occurred overnight in the Prospect area.
A firearms operation in George Town on the morning of Friday, 11 May, results in the recovery of a loaded firearm and two persons being taken into custody.
Shortly after 5:00PM on Tuesday, 8 May, a Toyota HiAce and a Honda CR-V collided on the Esterley Tibbets Highway, south of Public Beach.
On May 4, 2018, PC Jonathan Kern of the Community Policing Department led a robbery prevention seminar for businesses.
The following notice from the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is being recirculated due to recent reports of fraudulent apartment rental advertisements being posted again on EcayTrade.com. As such, the FCU is reminding the public to bear in mind the included warnings and information when looking for any such rental property online.
A man, age 35 of George Town, and a man, age 20 of Bodden Town, have been charged with Burglary and Attempted Burglary, respectively, for two separate incidents. They appear in court today, 7 May.
Last week, the RCIPS and FedEx assisted a local taxi operator in reuniting a visitor with her lost handbag.
Shortly after 1:40AM today, 4 May, officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an establishment on Seven Mile Beach and subsequently arrested a man on suspicion of attempted burglary.
Traffic officers interested in speaking with the occupants of a red vehicle (make and model unknown) that may have been overtaken by the Honda Fit Aria which was involved in the fatal traffic collision in North Side on Sunday, 29 April.
On Thursday, 3 May, a man, age 46 of George Town, was charged with Theft, Forgery, Obtaining Property by Deception, Uttering a Forged Document, and other related offenses, in relation to moneys taken from accounts belonging to the Cayman Islands Tennis Club.
Community Officers and DEH Spearhead Community Cleanups
Communication has been restored at the West Bay Police Station.