On Monday, 10 May, officers received a report of a robbery which had taken place at about 3:00AM the same morning on Martin Drive in George Town.
Note: The full RCIPS Media Policy is available for review here.
On Friday, 7 May, officers conducted a search of a residence on School Road in George Town, under the Misuse of Drugs Act. During the course of the search, officers recovered a quantity of ganja, a quantity of cocaine, and drug utensils.
Just after 9:50PM yesterday, 11 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of an aggravated burglary at a residence located on Anthony Drive in George Town.
Yesterday, 10 May, the RCIPS Welfare Football Club kicked off its annual football league, the Commissioner’s Cup. The theme of the event is “Working In The Community, Working For The Community.”
Just before 8:30PM yesterday, 6 May, police conducted a search of a residence in Cayman Brac, under the Cayman Islands Misuse of Drugs Act. During the search, officers recovered a quantity of ganja and a small quantity of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine.
On Saturday, 1 May, the RCIPS Community Policing Unit along with the residents of Windsor Park gathered at the Windsor Park Community Park in honour of the revitalization project that was organized by the Windsor Park Community Officer - PC Tamara Jackson.
Two drug incidents lead to charges in the month of April.
Last Monday, 26 April, officers from our Community Policing Unit joined staff from the Education Department’s Primary Inclusion Units, to assist in hosting a swimming session at the Lions Aquatic Centre, for the students in the programme.
on what it is like to be a female police officer. She told the girls about what her job entails and about her experience being a police officer in the Cayman Islands.
North West Point Road in the vicinity of Invicta Drive has been closed to the public as a result of the collision. The RCIPS apologises for any inconveniences caused and encourage motorist to avoid this are if possible.
Immediate action was taken by the police in order to safeguard the parties involved and the matter is currently being investigated.
Firearm officers responded after it was reported that a man was being treated for what is believed to be a gunshot wound. After further investigations, the police were led to believe that a shooting incident took place in the area of Seymour Road in George Town.
A 42-year-old-man of George Town has been charged in relation to a firearm incident that took place on 25 April
On Tuesday, 27 April, officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym on Olympic Way. A man at the location was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing fear or provocation of violence, damage to property, and for resisting arrest.
Shortly after 2:00AM today, 24 April, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Coral Bay Village.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Outstanding Service Awards for the Office of the Commissioner of Police (OCP).
On Sunday, 25 April, portions of Elgin Avenue and Shedden Road, in the vicinity of the RBC Building on Shedden Road, will be closed to facilitate works on the building.
Shortly before 4:30AM today, 22 April, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a convenience store on Eastern Avenue, where it was reported that a man had entered the store, brandished a handgun, and then made off on foot with a quantity of cash. No shots were fired and no one was injured during the incident.
Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Constitution Hall from 7:00PM this evening, Tuesday, 20 April, until 6:00AM Thursday, 22 April, in order to facilitate the swearing-in of the newly elected Members of Parliament.
On Sunday 18 April, Community Policing Officers (CPO) gathered at the Summerfield Place apartment complex in George Town to assist the residents in Launching their Neighbourhood Watch Program.
Shortly before 10:30AM on Sunday, 18 April, the 911 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of an assault involving a knife at Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town.
On Saturday, 17 April, a charity Auto Show will be taking place at the Island Air Hanger on Owen Roberts Drive, from 11:00AM to 4:00PM. Traffic in the area is expected to be busy during these times, and motorists are advised to exercise caution.
In order to accommodate the 300ft Rule as required by the Elections Law, several roads have been closed to the public.
Shortly after 5:00PM on Friday, 9 April, officers responded to a report of an assault involving a machete, at an address off Cumber Avenue in Bodden Town. A man has been formally charged with Assault GBH and Possession of an Offensive Weapon following the incident.
The roadway at the Frank Sound junction was made safe and was re-opened for regular use.
Shortly before 12:45AM today, 12 April, officers responded to a report of an incident leading to a single vehicle collision on Martin Road, George Town. It was reported that a vehicle had been travelling along Martin Road, when an unknown person approached the vehicle with a firearm and fired at it multiple times.
At about 7:10PM on Saturday, 10 April, police received a report of an incident on Sound Road in George Town, where two men were reported to have brandished firearms during an altercation. Shortly before 9:00PM that same night, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of Whitman Seymour Road in George Town.
Shortly after 5:20PM on Friday, 9 April, officers at the Bodden Town Police Station received a walk-in report of an incident that had occurred on Midnight Road in Bodden Town. It was reported that an alteration had occurred involving two men and a woman.
On Sunday, 4 April, the RCIPS and other emergency services were dispatched to two search and rescue incidents at sea.
Police Inspector Ian Yearwood has been appointed as the new Area Commander for the Sister Islands. He has succeeded Acting Inspector Kevin Bogle in this role, who has returned to uniform policing duties on Grand Cayman after successfully completing his two-year tenure.
In anticipation of the upcoming Easter holidays, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is reminding the public of some safety steps that can be taken to protect themselves and their property over this long weekend, whether you will be camping away from home or enjoying other festivities during the period.
On Saturday morning, 27 March, officers responded to a report that members of the public had located a package containing suspected drugs on the shore off Shamrock Road, some distance west of Spott's Dock.
Just after 6:10AM today, 30 March, police responded to West Bay Road, where it was report that two businesses located in the same plaza were burgled. Both businesses received structural damage and at a quantity of cash was stolen from one of the affected businesses.
Earlier the afternoon of Tuesday, 30 March, an officer was assaulted while transporting a woman to the Cayman Islands Hospital.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is advising the public of a phishing email currently circulating, which purports to be from Butterfield Bank.
A single-vehicle collision that took place along Seaview Road, East End, in the vicinity of the blowholes. The roadway has been closed to the public since the arrival of emergency services to accommodate on-scene investigations, and remain closed at this time.
Man arrested and charged for Bodden Town burglary now remanded.
Just after 11:40AM yesterday, 23 March, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Bight Road, where it was reported that a white Honda Civic with one occupant was involved in a single vehicle collision.
Two men were arrested on Monday, 22 March, following the interdiction of approximately 770lbs of ganja at sea.
A man, age 39 of George Town, has been formally charged with Indecent Assault and Assault by Penetration, in relation to an incident on 28 June, 2019. He appears in Summary Court today, 23 March.
Just after 7:20 AM yesterday, 20 March, police had cause to make checks in the South Church Street area of George Town. During these area checks, officers found a number of black garbage bags containing a significant quantity of ganja.
Following a detailed investigation, the RCIPS can confirm that two persons, a man age 25 of East End and a woman age 36 of George Town, have both been charged with Robbery in relation to the robbery at the Tortuga Liquor store in Governor’s Square on 7 February, 2020. The male has been further charged with Assault ABH.
At about 10:00PM on Sunday, 14 March, officers responded to a report of suspicious activity on Ashgo Street in George Town. Whilst investigating, officers approached two men and a juvenile. One of the men violently resisted arrest and assaulted the officers, who deployed OC spray and were able to carry out the arrest.
Shortly after 9:00PM yesterday, 10 March, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a business in Plaza Venezia on North Sound Road, George Town. It was reported that two men entered the business, one brandishing a machete, and demanded cash from the employees there.
The RCIPS Business Centre will be closed on Thursday, 11 March, to facilitate an all-day training for staff. The Business Centre will resume normal service on Friday, 12 March at 9:00AM. The RCIPS apologizes for any inconvenience caused.
Four men have been charged with offense relating to the Importation of Ganja and will appear in court on Monday 8 March.
Just after 6 AM this morning, 6 March, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre where it was reported that a serious collision occurred along West Bay Road in the vicinity of the West Bay Fire Station.
Just before 4:15 PM today, 6 March, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving a dump truck and a pickup truck.
On Wednesday, 3 March officers from various units of the RCIPS, to include WBPS uniform officers, CID, K-9 Unit, and Community Policing Unit, had cause to execute two residential searches along Watercourse Road in West Bay.
Just after 5PM yesterday, 24 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Ashgo Street, George Town, where it was reported that a man fell from the second story of a storage building.
Just before 11 PM on Saturday 27 February, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a woman walking on the Esterly Tibbetts Highway. The woman was said to have appeared under the influence of drug and was said to have been throwing rocks at vehicles traversing the highway.
It was reported that a group friends were gathered at the location when a physical altercation developed amongst three of the men who were visiting the location . This resulted in two of men receiving stab wounds.
Three men, aged 35, 23 and 21, of George Town, were arrested in relation to drug related offences and a fourth man age 34, also of George Town was arrested on in relation to violation against his conditional release from HMP. All four arrests took place on McField Lane in George Town.
Police have now received and registered six charges against a second man in relation to a drug interdiction incident that took place on 21 May 2020 in the area of Spotts Beach on Shamrock Road.
Officers from the West Bay Police Station, Community Policing Unit and Traffic Roads Policing Unit have been carrying out increased traffic enforcement operations in the West Bay District in response to growing community concerns about speeding and unsafe driving practices.
Traffic officers will be extra vigilant during their patrols, especially at nights and weekends, as part of our continued efforts to deter persons from drinking and driving. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and seek alternative means of getting around when out drinking.
Shortly before 1:30AM today, 18 February, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Elgin Avenue in the vicinity Claude Hill Road, involving a Toyota Land Cruiser. The vehicle had left the roadway and overturned, coming to a rest on the property of the Government Administration Building.
On Friday morning, 12 February, officers responded to a report of a burglary at a medical facility on Smith Road in the vicinity of Pines Drive, and another report of a burglary at a medical facility on Earth Close, off West Bay Road, both of which occurred sometime between Thursday evening and Friday morning.
The Financial Crime Investigation Unit (FCIU) have recently received reports that a number of business owners have received letters in the mail informing them that they are the recipients of a sizeable inheritance from a distant relative.
The RCIPS Criminal Records Office (CRO) has been receiving a number of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) and Police Record applications that are primarily missing an updated or valid immigration status document. The CRO is reminding the public of the required information necessary when submitting a PCC application online.
On, 10 February, wanted man Mitchum Kenjo Wood was located and arrested by police officers in the North Side area. He is now in police custody. Otis Melbourne Myles remains at large (see below) and the RCIPS continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating him.
On Tuesday morning, 9 February, RCIPS officers in North Side conducted a proactive operation in the vicinity of Further Road, North Side. Officers conducted a search of a property under the Misuse of Drugs Law and recovered bags containing suspected ganja, as well as ganja plants.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is working in partnership with the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES) as part of the wider Cayman Islands National Energy Policy Initiative to transition to electric, hybrid and low carbon emission fleet vehicle resources and reduce dependency on fossil fuel.
The RCIPS is aware that there may be increased activities over the weekend, particularly this coming Sunday, and as such, we are reminding the drivers to practice safe driving habits while enjoying the festivities.
Businesses and persons operating a Security Company or working as a technician or guard are reminded that it is an offence for any security business, technician, and guard to operate or work unless he/she is the holder of a licence authorising him/her to do so.
Just before 12:00PM on Friday, 5 February, an RCIPS service vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle collision with a Chevrolet Aveo at the roundabout at Anthony Drive and Smith Road. Both vehicles received minor damage, and no injuries were reported.
On Friday, 29 January, the RCIPS hosted a group of young Caymanians to provide an overview of the various career options within the Service followed by a tour.
Just after 1PM today, 4 February, police officers on mobile patrol on Godfrey Nixon Way in George Town observed a stolen vehicle exiting a gas station in the area. The unit attempted to stop the vehicle, however were unable to do so.
A man, age 27 of West Bay, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in relation to the fatal collision which occurred on 16 January on West Bay Road. He has been granted bail as investigations continue. The passenger of the vehicle remains in hospital.
Just before 12:50PM today 3 February, 2 RCIPS service vehicles were travelling along West Bay Road in the vicinity of the Four-Way-Stop in West Bay, responding to a report when a collision occurred involving both units and a third private vehicle.
Just before 8:15PM on Sunday 24 January, officers were carrying out patrols in the area of Yacht Drive roundabout when they observed a white Chevy Equinox travelling south in the north bound lane at a high speed towards oncoming traffic.
A man, age 44 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle. At the time of his arrest, he was in possession of a sum of foreign currency and jewellery. Police are appealing for anyone who may have had items stolen from their vehicles overnight between 29 and 30 January to contact the police.
Shortly before 7:00PM on Saturday, 30 January, officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving an SUV and a motorcycle on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Whistling Way. The rider of the motorcycle was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment for serious injuries, and remains in hospital.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit has commenced investigations based on complaints received of fraudulent activity reported across social media platforms where is it is alleged that a person has taken payment for shutter and screen installation works never completed.
The Cayman Islands Government, in conjunction with The Honourable Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP, Premier and The Honourable Dwayne Seymour, JP, MP, Minister for Culture will be hosting National Heroes Day Celebrations in central George Town, on Monday, 25 January 2021 (Public Holiday) starting at 9:00AM.
A portion of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Yacht Club Roundabout and the Batabano Roundabout (just south of Batabano Road), in West Bay, will be closed on Saturday, 23 January, between 3:30PM and 6:15PM. This is to facilitate a film production.
Shortly before 5:45PM on Wednesday, January 20, officers responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Frank Sound Road and Bodden Town Road, where a black Ford Edge had collided with a utility pole, entered the waters near the Frank Sound Boat Ramp, and overturned.
Over the course of this week, beginning Monday, 18 January, RCIPS uniform and traffic officers have been conducting traffic operations in Bodden Town, East End and North Side, in response to community concerns about speeding and unsafe driving practices in the Eastern Districts.
Just before 10PM yesterday, 19 January, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a robbery that took place along Town Hall Road, in West Bay.
On January 15, 2021, the RCIPS received an allegation of misuse of ICT in relation to a suggestive video which had been posted on social media. Officers investigated the matter and spoke to the suspect, who was warned about his conduct, in accordance with the wishes of the complainant. The matter is now closed.
Shortly after 4:20AM on Saturday, 16 January, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on South Sound Road, in the vicinity of Anne Bonny Crescent, where a black Honda Fit had collided with a tree and a utility pole.
A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a single-vehicle collision on Condor Road, Bodden Town on Sunday evening, 18 January, where the car involved caught fire as a result of the collision.
Today, Friday, 15 January, the RCIPS is requesting public assistance in identifying and locating a man who is currently wanted on suspicion of Assault GBH, in relation to an incident which took place at a service station on Shamrock Road in 2020.
A man, age 35 of George Town, has been arrested on suspicion of Assault ABH in relation to an assault incident outside a bar on Smith Road. He has been granted bail with conditions as investigations continue.
The RCIPS and members of the Special Constabulary carried out Operation Winter Guardian during the month of December up to and including the New Year’s holidays, which involved enhanced policing to ensure public safety during the increased activities involving the day and nighttime economies.
At about 6:00PM on Wednesday, 6 January, officers of the RCIPS and EMS staff responded to a report of a person in distress at a beach in West Bay. A juvenile male had begun experiencing difficulties while in the water and fell unconscious. He was assisted by persons nearby and is currently in hospital in stable condition.
Just after 8:30PM yesterday, Saturday 26 December, a 20-year-old-man of George Town surrendered to the Cayman Islands Detention Centre in relation to the fatal stabbing incident that took place on Thursday 24 December.
No more than 500 people may attend public gatherings, including hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, special events and other related businesses and events. Organisers and proprietors are encouraged to use a counting device to ensure they remain within the confines of the regulations.
Just before 2AM this morning, Monday 28 December, an injured man walked into the George Town Police Station and reported that he was assaulted and robbed by multiple persons, when he was walking in the area of Shedden Road in George Town. He reported that his cellphone and wallet was taken, along with all its contents.
The RCIPS wants to encourage everyone to stay safe over the holiday period as our Holiday Safety Operation is in full effect. As part of our enhanced public safety campaign throughout the holidays officers will continue conducting checks.
Shortly after 12:00AM today, 19 December, officers responded to a report of an altercation involving several men at a bar on Martin Drive in George Town.. A male received injuries to his head, arm and back, and was transported by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment
At about 2:10AM today, 19 December, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of a bar on Seymour Road, George Town. Officers attended the location and recovered a number of spent shell casings in the vicinity. No persons appear to have been injured in the incident.
The RCIPS would like to inform the public of a number of road closures in George Town to facilitate the Lying In State ceremony of the late John Jefferson Snr., Cert. Hon, former member of the Legislative Assembly, on Friday, 18 December.
Shortly after 6:00PM yesterday, 16 December, officers responded to a report of a collision involving a white Toyota HiAce and a pedestrian on West Bay Road, in the vicinity of Ernest Jackson Drive. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital.
Shortly before 7:00PM on Tuesday, 15 December, officers responded to a report of a wounding at an address on North West Point Road in West Bay. Officers arrested a man, age 36 of West Bay, on suspicion of Wounding in relation to the incident. He remains in custody as investigations continue.
A man, age 25 of West Bay, and a woman, age 42 of George Town, were both arrested on suspicion of possession and consumption of ganja, and possession of cocaine with intent to supply, following a search of a vehicle in West Bay.
The RCIPS is aware of messages circulating on social media regarding the possible poisoning of dogs in certain areas of West Bay. We are also aware of an incident on 9 December, where three dogs were found to be ill by their owner and were taken for emergency veterinary care, resulting in two of the dogs having to be euthanized.
Just after 12AM today, Sunday 6 December, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of shots being fired in the vicinity of a bar located along Seymour's Rd, George Town. A man has since been formally charged in connection with the incident.
The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise is sponsoring officers from the RCIPS Family Support Unit in a diploma level training course in Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness.
Today, 4 December, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is delighted to announce that it has received a donation of 22 AED (Automated External Defibrillators) battery packs and 20 CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Kits from the Cayman Heart Fund.
The Experience Cayman LIVE event and the 2020 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will be taking place this weekend, 5-6 December. There are a number of road closures over the weekend to facilitate these events.
RCIPS’ holiday safety operations commence tomorrow, 4 December, with measures to amplify visible patrols and community support, along with increased road safety education and awareness campaigns supported by intensified road enforcement operations.
RCIPS and CICG continue with both sea and shoreline searches, in efforts to locate a male who jumped overboard from a vessel in the waters off the coast of East End. Three men have been charged with drug importation offenses in relation to the same incident.
On 9 November, officers recovered twenty-five (25) packages that were believed to have washed ashore in the Guy Banks Road area of Little Cayman. The packages that were recovered from the location were subsequently inspected and were found to have contained white powdery substances resembling cocaine.
The RCIPS would like to inform the public of a number of road closures in George Town to facilitate the ceremony of the State Opening and LA Retitling Celebrations.
Yesterday, Friday 27 November, at approximately 7:15PM, officers were informed that the pedestrian involved in the collision that took place on Thursday 26 November, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by the attending doctor at the hospital.
The RCIPS is taking this opportunity to urge the public not to drink and drive, but instead to make a plan for transportation if you decide to drink. If arrested and convicted for DUI, you will lose your license for a minimum of 12 months, in addition to paying a fine.
Just after 6PM yesterday 23 November, police and other emergency services were dispatched to the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of two vehicle collision that took place at the junction of Bobby Thompson Way and Smith Road.
A woman, age 34 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with several offenses in relation to a series of theft incidents in George Town.
The RCIPS Traffic & Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses to the single vehicle collision which occurred on West Bay Road in the vicinity of Genevieve Bodden Drive, on Sunday morning, 1 November, which remains under investigation.
Shortly before 2:20PM yesterday, 17 November, officers responded to a report of an incident at the UCCI campus on Olympic Way. It was reported that an altercation had taken place involving multiple persons, at least two of whom had brandished bladed weapons. No one was injured during the incident.
The RCIPS is encouraging any persons who have been affected by sexual assault, harassment or any other criminal actions to contact the RCIPS Family Support Unit at 649-9185 and submit a formal report.
Just before 7:45PM yesterday Monday 16 November, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a disturbance at a laundry mat located on Kennedy Drive in George Town.
UPDATE: The man, age 43 of Bodden Town, who was arrested in relation to a report of indecent assault at an address in Bodden Town on Wednesday, 11 November, has been formally charged with Indecent Assault on a Female.
A man, age 39 of George Town, has been formally charged with seven counts of Indecent Assault on a Female, in relation to a series of incidents taking place between 2015 and 2020 where it is reported that he indecently assaulted a juvenile female.
Shortly before 8:00PM on Saturday, 14 November, officers in Cayman Brac responded to a report of a collision on West End East Road, involving a Ford F150 and a pedal cyclist. The cyclist was transported to Faith Hospital by ambulance, and was later transported by air to the Cayman Islands Hospital, for treatment.
All persons who have applied for a Police Clearance Certificate or Police Report on or before 31 October, 2020, and have not yet received it, are asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222, between 9:00AM and 1:00PM, Monday through Friday, to arrange collection.
A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and other traffic offenses on Tuesday, 3 November, after he was observed by officers, driving in the wrong lane, on Bodden Town Road. Police are reminding the public of the dangers of drinking and driving, and the penalties for doing so.
The RCIPS can now confirm the identity of the victim in the fatal collision which took place on Saturday, 7 November, on Powell Smith Road, West Bay. The rider of the motorcycle which was involved in the collision has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and other traffic offenses.
A man, age 35 of George Town, has been formally charged with Arson, in relation to the fire which occurred at the RCIPS Business Centre at Windjammer Plaza on Monday, 26 October.
A man, age 23 of George Town, has been formally charged with eight offenses in relation to several incidents occurring between 24 October and 4 November.
Shortly before 7:30AM yesterday, 5 November, officers responded to a report of multiple burglaries at a shopping plaza on North Sound Road, near the Butterfield Roundabout. Four businesses at the location had been broken into overnight and cash stolen from registers.
Shortly after 9:00AM on Thursday, 5 November, officers responded to a report of a Burglary at a church on Hirst Road, Bodden Town. The church had been broken into and sound equipment stolen, sometime between the evening of Saturday, 31 October, and Thursday morning.
The RCIPS Community Policing Unit is celebrating the completion of their fundraising car wash campaign, which began in August and concluded last month, and saw the officers donating money from car washes conducted at government primary schools in Grand Cayman, back to the schools.
Just after 10:15PM yesterday, 3 November, police were dispatched to a medical facility located off Smith Road, near Maple Road, where it was reported that two males tried to rob a man while he was leaving the location.
A 35-year-old-woman of George Town has been charged with Assault GBH with intent following an incident that took place on Sunday, 1 November, where it was reported that she stabbed a man known to her at a residence in George Town. The man sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital.
The RCIPS wishes to advise the public that the online application process for Police Clearance Certificates is now back online. Applications for Police Clearance Certificates can be submitted online at www.eservices.gov.ky.
Police and other emergency services have been dispatched to a structural fire on Hirst Road, near the junction of Rex Crighton Boulevard. As a result of the fire on Hirst Road, the roadway has been closed to the public while the CIFS works to extinguish the fire.
Just before 12:15AM today, Thursday 29 October 2020, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a single vehicle collision in the vicinity of Tibbetts Turn and Watering Place in Cayman Brac.
At about 8:40PM Monday, 26 October, officers responded to a report of a fire at the RCIPS Business Center located at Windjammer Plaza on Walkers Road. The Cayman Islands Fire Service attended the location and extinguished the fire. No one was injured in the incident.
The RCIPS wishes to advise the public that the online application process for Police Clearance Certificates is now back online. Applications for Police Clearance Certificates can be submitted online at www.eservices.gov.ky.
Shortly before 3:00PM on Sunday, 25 October, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Eastern Avenue, in the vicinity of Watlers Drive. A man was approached by two other men, one of whom brandished a machete and demanded cash. The men robbed the victim of cash, then fled on foot in the direction of Watlers Drive.
Shortly after 8:30PM yesterday, 23 October, officers responded to a report of an altercation involving multiple persons at a bar on Seymour Drive. Four persons who were injured as a result of the altercation attended the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Police have received a report of a stolen white 2000 Honda Civic, registration #168 371 which was last seen at about 10:30PM on Thursday, 22 October, and discovered missing at about 6:20AM this morning, 23 October. The vehicle had been parked at an address off Shamrock Road, Bodden Town.
Shortly after 10:00AM on Tuesday, 20 October, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Eastern Avenue, in the vicinity of Shedden Road. A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in relation to the incident.
Just after 1PM yesterday, 16 October, 25-year-old Mr. Maroe Shaw of George Town was reported missing to the police.
Just before 12:15AM today, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision along Seaview Road, In East End. The collision involved a green Honda Civic and as a result of the collision a light pole, along with power lines fell into the street.
As a result of road works scheduled for this weekend, the eastbound lane of Mary Street will be closed to traffic, between North Church Street and Fort Street, from 7:00AM on Saturday, 17 October, through Sunday, 18 October, and is expected to re-open by early Monday morning, 19 October.
Just after 8:15AM today, Monday, 12 October, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a blue Toyota Fortuna and a female pedestrian in the area of Cemetery Road and West End Road in Cayman Brac.
At about 6:40PM on 10 October, officers responded to a collision on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Poindexter Road, involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The rider of the motorcycle received serious but non-life-threatening injuries, including a serious injury to the leg, and was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital
UPDATE: Harbour Drive has now fully re-opened to traffic. Cleaning of the roadway is in progress and wave action in the area continues. The public is therefore advised to exercise caution, and proper driving etiquette, when travelling in the area.
Just after 6:30PM today, 4 October, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian.
Just after 11:30AM on 30 September police received a report of an assault that had taken place at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC). The matter is under investigation.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is aware that there has been an increase in financial scams since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The FCIU is reminding the public to be cautious in order to avoid falling victim to any such scams.
The RCIPS has noticed an increase in the number of collisions over the past week, and it appears that the vast majority of these collisions occurred due to speeding and persons driving under the influence of alcohol.
Three men have been charged in relation to a burglary incident that took place at the Royal Bank of Canada, Shedden Road Branch, on 23 June, 2016
On Friday, 25 September, three men were charged with Importation of Ganja and Illegal Landing. One was also charged with Contravention of a Deportation Order. This follows an incident on Thursday, 24 September, where a vessel carrying drugs was interdicted by the RCIPS and CICG.
A portion of Crewe Road, west of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, will be closed for a brief period of time on Saturday, 26 September. The closure will take place for about 30 minutes, sometime between 12:00PM and 1:00PM, on the portion of Crewe Road between the roundabouts at Smith Road and Printer Way.
On Friday September 18th, officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Senior Command Team, including Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, met with representatives from the LGBTQ+ community, including Colours Cayman and Cayman LGBTQ Foundation to discuss concerns affecting the LGBTQ+ Community.
The RCIPS has released screenshots of a man who is a suspect in a stabbing incident which occurred on Monday morning, 24 August, in order to seek the assistance of the public in identifying him.
Just after 9:25AM today, Monday 21 September, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision between a silver Honda Accord sedan and a white Cement Mixer Truck.
The RCIPS have been receiving reports from members of the public regarding messages on WhatsApp, which claim that they have won One Million US Dollars, and request them to provide their personal information to an email address – firstname.lastname@example.org. An example of the message is attached for your viewing.
The West Bay Police Station is currently experiencing technical difficulties and as a result the phone lines are currently down.
The RCIPS continue to carry out operations in an effort to reduce drug activities and antisocial behaviour in our communities.
On Monday, 14 September, eleven recruits, comprising of eight women and three men, were introduced by Superintendent Adrian Seales, Head of the Training and Development Unit, after successfully completing the RCIPS Recruitment Training Course, in a ceremony held the Harquail Theatre.
The RCIPS Criminal Records Office is advising the public that there have been some adjustments made to the processing of applications, as we continue to strive to ensure we provide efficient and timely service to our customers.
Two men have been charged with multiple counts of burglary for a series of incidents where businesses in George Town were broken into. They appear in court on Friday, 11 September.
In a recent article published by a local media publication on 9th September 2020, the published headline referring to the Commissioner of Police’s position on “hate speech” was incorrectly represented and distorted.
Shortly before 6:00AM on Sunday, 6 September, officers responded to a report of an assault at an address near the junction of West Bay Road and Eastern Avenue in George Town. A man, age 24 of George Town, has been formally charged with Wounding, Common Assault, and Damage to Property, in relation to the incident.
Shortly before 5:00PM yesterday, 31 August, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at an address on Sound Way, in George Town. A man has been charged with Wounding in relation to the incident.
A man has been arrested and charged with 4 drug-related offenses following a search of his address in North Side. Approximately 12lbs of suspected ganja, along with drug paraphernalia, cash, and two firearms and ammunition were recovered. 4 other persons were also arrested and have been granted bail as investigations continue.
A man was arrested on Tuesday, 1 September, following a search of an address off Bight Road, where several containers of suspected ganja were recovered.
Just after 3:30AM today, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a stabbing incident that took place at the at a night club located at the Strand on Canal Point Road. A man, age 27 of George Town, has now been formally charged with murder in relation to the incident.
The RCIPS is increasingly concerned with the number of violent crimes involving bladed weapons that have occurred over the past month on Grand Cayman. We want to caution the public that it is illegal for any person to carry concealed weapons including knives, which is a serious criminal offense.
A man, age 28 of George Town, has been formally charged with Wounding in relation to an assault on Canal Point Road, on the morning of Saturday, 29 August, which took place shortly before the fatal stabbing which occurred the same morning.
Concerns from the community regarding drug activity and other anti-social behaviour has lead the RCIPS to organize a joint operation in the Kaibo and Rum Point area of North Side, which took place yesterday, Sunday 30 August.
Police can now confirm the identity of the victim in the fatal stabbing which occurred at the Strand on Canal Point Road, on Saturday morning, 29 August. He is Recordo Lionel Pars, age 27 of George Town. Detectives are urgently appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
Just after 11:15AM today, 31 August, the Firearm Response Unit was travelling along West bay Road in the vicinity of Marsh Road, West Bay, when they received an emergency call to attend a report at an establishment located at Governor’s Square.
Just before 5:45AM today, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a vehicle collision involving two cars and one scooter.
Shortly after 1AM Monday morning, 24 August, officers responded to a report of an altercation at a bar on Seymour Road, George Town. A female and male received stab wounds. The male was discharged and the female remains in hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.
The Police Clearance Certificate Application on eservices.gov.ky is temporarily down for maintenance at this time. The service is expected to be back up and running within the next two days.
The driver of the black pickup truck failed to stop following the collision and made off before the arrival of the police. The matter has been under investigation, however, police have been unable to locate the vehicle or identify the driver who caused the collision. A picture of the pickup truck is attached.
Just after 8AM today, 20 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to an address off Old Crewe Road in George Town , where it was reported that a 3-year-old child had been found in a swimming pool at the location and was unresponsive.
Earlier today, 20 August, officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Sea View Road, East End, in the High Rock area.
This Saturday, 15 August, the RCIPS Community Policing Unit began a series of fundraising efforts for Primary Schools across the Cayman Islands, starting with George Town Primary School.
The RCIPS Community Policing Unit delivered the first Crime Prevention Workshop for 2020 to Security Officers at National Security Services Limited last week.
Just after 12 noon today, 15 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a two-vehicle collision that took place along Crewe Road, in the vicinity of Canal Lane.
As of Monday 10th August, the RCIPS has commenced the 2020 RCIPS Bi-annual Internship Programme which once again sees several interns being placed based on their academic interests in various operational and support services roles.
A 26-year-old-man from George Town was charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (sawn-off shotgun) and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition) yesterday 11 August, following his arrest on Sunday 9 August in the Fountain Road area of West Bay.
It was reported that a male wearing a dark coloured hoody and a black mask entered the Gas Station’s store with a hand gun and demanded cash, after which he discharged the weapon into the ceiling of the store and made off without any cash or items being stolen.
Just after 4:30AM this morning, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a white Subaru Sunbar. The incident took place along Bodden Town Road in the vicinity of Long Fellow Circle, Bodden Town.
Just before 9PM today, 8 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a two vehicle collision that took place along Walkers Road, in the vicinity of Academy Way.
Police Respond to report that a man attended the location seeking assistance for a serious laceration to one of his hands.
As of Monday, 10 August, the West Bay Police Station will be returning to its usual location at 242 West Church Street, West Bay. This is following the completion of the necessary repairs conducted on the West Bay Police Station building.
Just about 10PM on Saturday 1 August, police had cause to stop a vehicle that was travelling with a trailered vessel attached. The vessel appeared to have recently been retrieved from a launching ramp on North Church Street in George Town.
The RCIPS and the Department of Agriculture Animal Control & Welfare Unit continue to promote responsible dog ownership initiatives in an effort to reduce the number of reports received. This continued collaborative effort includes initiatives to remove stray or roaming dogs from the public.
A 27-year-old-man of George Town has been charged with Assault GBH following an incident that took place on Thursday 30 July, when officers on patrol heard a person in distress at a residence on Pedro Castle Road in Bodden Town and rendered assistance to the parties involved.
Just after 8PM, yesterday 29 July, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre, to the junction of Shedden Road and Eastern Avenue, where it was reported that a robbery was taking place at the public transport bus stop involving three men.
Just after 9:30PM on Saturday 25 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision located on Shamrock Road near Pointdexter Road involving a black Audi A4 and a Gray Honda Civic with a trailer attached at the rear.
Just before 2AM today, Monday 27 July, police was dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to the Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue, George Town, to a fight in progress where it was reported that a large group was involved in the incident.
Just after 2:15AM this morning, police were informed of a collision that took place on Spots Bay Road, Little Cayman where a pick-up truck is believed to have veered off the roadway and collided with a tree. The vehicle was occupied by two persons at the time.
In recent months the RCIPS has become aware of at least two possible scams circulating inviting Cayman residents to apply for Government grants, while requesting a cash deposit of approximately CI $100-125, along with personal ID details, to process these claims.
Shortly before 5:00AM this morning, 20 July, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at a service station on Walkers Road, near the intersection of Boilers Road. A man at the location was approached by another man who stabbed him and then left the location in a vehicle.
On Wednesday, 22 July, RCIPS officers on patrol in West bay recovered a number of packages of ganja from a beach in the vicinity of Conch Point Road. Thirty packages, containing approximately 750lbs of ganja were recovered, and have been examined.
Shortly before 12:40AM today, 22 July, officers responded to a single-vehicle collision on Bodden Town Road, in the vicinity of Anton Bodden Drive. A silver Honda Civic had been travelling westbound when it left the roadway and collided with a concrete garbage receptacle on the roadside, receiving extensive damage.
A man and woman have been charged with several offenses following a search and recovery of over 240lbs of ganja on Friday, 17 July. They appear in court today, 20 July.
Shortly after 3:30AM today, 18 July, officers responded to a report of a serious assault at a service station on Shamrock Road, near Selkirk Drive. A man was assaulted following an altercation with another man not known to him, who struck him with an unknown object.
On Thursday, 9 July, officers arrested two men, both age 26 of George Town, on suspicion of obtaining property by deception. Yesterday, 15 July, a third man, age 27 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of the same offense. The arrests stem from a series of fraudulent credit card transactions.
A man, age 53 of George Town, has been arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply and suspicion of consumption of a controlled drug, following an operation at an address on Rock Hole Road, where officers recovered cocaine and cash. He has been granted bail as investigations continue.
Acting Superintendent Brad Ebanks, who is currently in charge of Special Operations, has now been appointed to oversee the entire RCIPS Uniform Operations, following the departure of Superintendent Robert Graham.
A man, age 41 of George Town, has been formally charged with Assault GBH, along with Consumption of Ganja, and Refusal to Provide a Sample of Urine, in relation to an incident on Saturday, 27 June. He remains in custody and is appearing in court tomorrow, 14 July.
Shortly before 9:30PM yesterday, 9 July, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a business premises on Mary Street in George Town. Two men entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded cash. The men then took a quantity of cash from the register and fled on foot. No one was injured during the incident.
Over this past weekend, 3-6 July, the RCIPS has encountered several instances of patrons and staff at liquor licensed establishments breaching the Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 Regulations that are currently in place.
Shortly before 9:30PM last night, 26 June, officers responded to a report at an address in North Side, where a man was stabbed by another man known to him. EMS attended the location and transported the victim to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment. A man has been arrested and charged in relation to the incident.
Shortly after 10:00PM on Sunday, 28 June, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Hell Road in West Bay. A grey Daihatsu had been travelling westbound along Hell Road when it left the roadway and collided with a fence in the vicinity of Miss Daisy Lane. The vehicle overturned as a result.
Shortly before 10:30PM yesterday, 25 June, officers responded to a report of an aggravated burglary at a business premises on Party Lane in George Town. The store was closed at the time. Two males broke in through the front entrance, broke into the cash register and then fled on foot with a quantity of cash.
As of 6 April, the Training and Development Unit began training twelve (12) recruits, who are on their journey to become Police Constables within the RCIPS. The prospective officers were sworn in on 6 April, however due to the COVID-19 situation they were provided with essential basic level training.
Officers, during the course of their burglary investigations, have recovered several items of jewellery that were believed to be stolen, while conducting search warrants. The items, including watches, bracelets, rings and chains, are currently being held in police custody pending further investigations.
The RCIPS says farewell to Superintendent Robert “Robbie” Graham after 4 years of service to the Cayman Islands. Superintendent Graham was in charge of Uniform Services throughout the islands, encompassing Service Delivery, the Community Police Department, the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit, the Police Detention Centre and all
The Cayman Islands Government reusable cloth mask distribution is almost complete. RCIPS Community Police Officers and Community Safety Officers are conducting the final distribution in various communities across Grand Cayman.
RCIPS FCIU Highlights Increases in Fraud and Cybercrime Due to COVID-19 The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is highlighting findings by the international Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that fraud and cybercrime has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with criminals taking advantage of the pandemic to lure their
The Department of Agriculture’s Animal Welfare Unit along with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service would like to remind the public that all dog owners must have their animals on a lead and under control when travelling with them in public.
Following the release of the 2019 Crime and Traffic Statistics report, the RCIPS has released a Summary Interim Crime Report reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on crime in the Cayman Islands.
Since last month, the RCIPS has been assisting the Department of Environment with their monitoring of turtle nesting sites during the sea turtle nesting season, which began on 1 May across all three islands.
Two men , ages 33 of and 36 of West Bay, were arrested and have now been charged with Being Concerned in the Importation of Ganja, after they were spotted in a vessel by Coast Guard officers and attempted to throw several packages of suspected ganja overboard.
Yesterday, 10 June, RCIPS Community Police Officers and officers from the Department of Agriculture visited an area on Shedden Road in response to reports from members of the public who had encounters with bees swarming in the area.
Shortly after 1:30PM today, officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Crewe Road, west of the Grand Harbour roundabout. Following the collision, eastbound traffic in the area was temporarily reduced to a single lane. The road has since been fully re-opened.
Just before 4:30PM on Wednesday, 3 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched to an address on South Sound Road, where it was reported that a woman was found unresponsive in a pool at the location. Police have now confirmed the identity of the deceased.
On Friday, 5 June, officers executed a search warrant at an address in George Town in search of wanted man Simon Newball. During the search, officers found parcels of ganja and drug paraphernalia and three persons were arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja with intent to supply and other related offenses.
The RCIPS has received reports of a female individual allegedly scamming members of the public for donations to support infants in her care. The matter is currently under investigation by the RCIPS Family Support Unit and the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub.
A 43-year-old-man of George Town has been charged with Burglary, Theft, Damage to Property and Breach of Curfew following his arrest on Friday 22 May. The man was arrested in relation to a burglary incident that took place at a bar located on Mary Street, George Town on Sunday 17 May.
CayMAS Carnival Ltd, with the approval of the Competent Authority and the RCIPS, will be conducting a food collection drive on Saturday, 16 May, from 12:00PM to 6:00PM.
Police are investigating a report of shots fired in West Bay on the evening of 6 May, and an incident where a man was wounded with a machete in the same area the next day, 7 May. A man, age 34 of West Bay, has been arrested in relation to the assault.
Just before 8PM on Friday 8 May, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of burglary in progress at a church hall located on Bodden Town Road.
Police have recovered a number of electrical tools during a search earlier this month that are believed to be stolen properties. Pictures of these items have been provided in this press release and members of the public are invited to view these items and attempt to identify them if you have been victims of theft related crimes.
Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit have notice a significant increase in the number of vehicles that are not only exceeding the speed limits but also driving in a reckless manner on the roadways.
Shortly before 11:30AM today, 8 May, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision at the intersection of Hirst Road and the East West Arterial involving a Jeep and a bicycle. The bicycle had been travelling along the East West Arterial and the Jeep had been travelling north along Hirst Road, when they collided.
A 27-year-old man of West Bay was formally charged by the police yesterday in relation to 2 separate incidents.
Just before 7PM on Tuesday 5 May, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles, which took place along Bodden Town Road in the vicinity of Cherry Tree Drive.
Shortly after 8:00AM today, 6 May, the RCIPS was alerted by Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control officers on patrol on South Side East Road in Cayman Brac, that they had come upon a parcel of suspected ganja, weighing about 2lbs, which had washed up on the shoreline.
Just after 3:30PM on Wednesday, 29 April, officers from the Community Policing Department, along with Special Constables, were on patrol in the central George Town area when officers approached a man sitting outside a residence. When officers approached the man he ran from the officers, which aroused their suspicion.
On Tuesday, 28 April, DOE officers came across a duffle bag containing packages of suspected cocaine. Police took possession of the packages, believed to have a value of $350,000 CI, which were subsequently destroyed with the assistance of the DEH.
Just before 5PM on Sunday 26 April, officers were on patrol in the area of Sound Way, George Town, when they observed a male and female apparently in breach of the hard curfew. The officers stopped and spoke with them, and whilst doing so, smelt a strong sent of ganja.
On Friday 21 February, 2020, RCIPS responded to an incident that took place at Coral Beach located on West Bay Road.
Just after 2AM on Thursday, 23 April, officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance at an address in George Town, between a man and a woman who are known to each other.
Just before 12:15PM on Wednesday, 22 April, police and emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a collision on Bodden Town Road in the Pease Bay area. The collision involved a dump truck which was travelling westbound towards George Town, and a sedan heading eastbound in the opposite direction.
A man, age 21 of George Town, was arrested and has subsequently been charged with several offenses following an incident on 16 April when he was observed recklessly riding an illegal motorbike and subsequently resisted arrest and assaulted officers. He appeared in court and was remanded into custody until 30 April.