The RCIPS is informing the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions taking place in order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Air Show Flying Display and Aircraft Exhibit, on Saturday, 3 December.
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The RCIPS is informing the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions taking place in order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Air Show Flying Display and Aircraft Exhibit, on Saturday, 3 December.
On Saturday, 26 November, wanted man Mitchum Wood was located and arrested by police officers, during an operation in North Side. He has since been charged in relation to a burglary earlier that day. Another man, age 21 of North Side, was also arrested on suspicion of robbery.
The man, age 24 of Bodden Town, who was arrested in relation to a serious sexual assault in George Town, has been formally charged with Aggravated Burglary, Wrongful Confinement, Indecent Assault, and three counts of Rape, in relation to the same incident.
Just after 9:25PM on Friday, 25 November, police officers who were on patrol in the Prospect area were stopped by a member of the public at a restaurant located in the area, who informed them of an attempted robbery at the location.
Officers have recovered a yellow kayak which was found by a member of the public at a location on Bodden Town Road on Monday, 21 November. The RCIPS is inviting the owner of the kayak to contact the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220 to arrange for collection, and to be prepared to provide evidence of ownership.
A man, age 38 of George Town, was formally charged on 16 November with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm. The charge stems from a video that was posted on social media earlier this year, where the man was seen holding a shotgun. Investigations determined that the man is not a licensed firearms holder.
Police are investigating a number of incidents of thefts from vehicles in recent weeks, and have arrested persons in connection with two such incidents. Police are issuing a reminder to the public about preventing such thefts, and advise against purchasing goods which may be stolen.
On Sunday, 20 November, a second man, age 53 of Bodden Town, was arrested on suspicion of Murder in relation to the fatal stabbing of George Ian Duffell, which occurred in West Bay on 14 October.
Three RCIPS women in leadership positions travelled to the UK to attend the Women in Policing Conference in London. The annual conference seeks to provide current and future female leaders in the field of policing with the skills needed to achieve success in their unique positions within the traditionally male-dominated field.
The RCIPS is currently investigating a report of illegal dumping in the Newlands area by an individual driving a white Nissan pickup truck. The person responsible will be prosecuted for illegal dumping, in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Health. The public is advised to refrain from illegal dumping.
Early yesterday morning, 19 November, officers located Jahsmine Ebanks, age 14 of Bodden Town, who was reported missing on Monday, 7 November, at an address in Prospect. A man at the location in Prospect, age 20 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of harbouring a young person, and further arrested for resisting arrest.
The public is advised that Seafarers Way has now been fully reopened to traffic.
On Wednesday, 16 November, officers arrested a man, age 58 of George Town, on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident, in relation to a collision involving a cyclist, which occurred on 9 November on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
Shortly after 10:00PM yesterday, 18 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a robbery at a restaurant on North Church Street.
Wanted man Luisto Hernandez, age 27, was located at a Bodden Town address by the police on Monday 14 November. Hernandez has since been formally charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm. He appeared before the court today, Thursday 17 November.
The CICG had reason to stop and search a vessel located in Cayman territory, and during the search, five kilos suspected of being cocaine were discovered.
The RCIPS has received reports that persons have received emails purporting to be from the RCIPS Criminal Records Office, but which are actually fraudulent messages being used to compromise the information of the recipients. These emails have been sent from an address ending “@rcips.com,” which is not a valid RCIPS email address
On Monday, 14 November, at 11.30pm officers received a report of a robbery that had occurred earlier that evening, at about 8:40PM, outside an address on North Side Road. It was reported that two men had been seated outside the location when they were approached by three masked men who brandished firearms and demanded cash.
Police were dispatched to two reports of armed robberies and one attempted robbery in George Town. All three incidents are being investigated by the RCIPS and detectives are encouraging anyone with information to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.
The RCIPS is advising the public that the northbound lane on Seafarers Way is currently closed, with traffic diverted onto Goring Avenue, in order to facilitate preparations for the Pirates Festival events this weekend.
Recently the RCIPS has received a number of reports of vehicle registration plates being stolen. In at least one instance, stolen registration plates have been placed on other vehicles which have then been used during the commission of other offenses.
A juvenile male was assaulted by three others in the Red Bay area. Two persons arrested so far.
A 2021 orange Changan CS15, registration number #204 895, which was reported stolen yesterday, 11 November, was recovered today by the RCIPS and is being forensically processed for further investigation. The RCIPS wishes to thank the public for their assistance in the matter.
Following the arrest and charge of wanted man Justin Kyle Jackson earlier this year, a second man, age 21 of George Town, has been arrested and charged with Murder and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm in relation to the fatal shooting of Harry Elliott, which occurred on Monday 25 April.
Just after 8:30AM today police were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery that took place at the Latin Taste Restaurant located at the junction of Shedden Road and Mary Street in George Town.
Four men have been charged with Being Concerned with the Importation of Ganja, following an incident where a boat with drugs was intercepted by the Coast Guard off West Bay.
Shortly after 8:40PM yesterday, 3 November, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a grocery store on Hirst Road in Bodden Town. It was reported that two masked men, one of whom appeared to have a firearm, robbed the store and then fled with a quantity of cash and cigarettes. No shots were fired and no one was injured.
The RCIPS is informing the public of the following road closure taking place on Sunday, 6 November, in order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Triathlon. A section of West Bay Road, between the Watermark Cayman and the Seven Mile Public Beach parking lot entrance, will be closed between 7:00AM and 11:00AM.
On Thursday, 27 October, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit and Cayman Island Coast Guard, partnered with Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control and the Cayman Islands Fire Service, to conduct a rescue of several migrants who were in distress at sea.
Shortly before 7:00PM yesterday, 31 October, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a robbery at a restaurant on Queens Highway in East End. It was reported that a masked man entered the restaurant, brandished a firearm and demanded cash from workers there.
During a search of an address off Frank Sound Road, North Side, officers recovered a plastic bag containing a significant quantity of suspected cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia. As a result, two men, ages 29 and 31 of North Side, were arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply.
A man, age 30 of Bodden Town, was arrested on Thursday, 27 October in relation to an incident where a man pointed a firearm at a police officer after being stopped in relation to a motor-vehicle collision.
Yesterday, 28 October police responded to an armed robbery that took place at a gas station in Bodden Town.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal single-vehicle collision which occurred on Friday morning, 21 October, on the Queens Highway in East End, involving a silver Honda Fit.
Police are investigating an assault incident that took place in the Belford Estates are of Bodden Town on Wednesday 26 October. Investigations are on-going.
Just after 11AM today, Friday 28 October, investigators with the RCIPS arrested a 31-year-old-man of North Side on suspicion of murder, relative to the Martin Drive shooting incident that took place on 1 July, 2021.
Shortly after 4:30AM this morning, 28 October, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a fire outside an address on Greenwood Drive in George Town, where three vehicles parked at the location were on fire. The incident is currently being investigated as an arson.
Detectives with the RCIPS are appealing for witnesses to come forward and assist with the investigation of a stabbing incident that led to the murder of Mr. Ian Duffell of West Bay.
The RCIPS is advising the public of potential road closures over the next several evenings to facilitate the Halloween Haunted House on Seafarers Way, near Fort Street.
Yesterday morning, 22 October, officers received a report of a robbery which had taken place at about 2:20AM the same day. It was reported that a male was in a vehicle outside a bar on Shedden Road, near North Sound Road, when he was approached by three masked men who assaulted him and stole jewellery.
Shortly after 2:00PM yesterday, 22 October, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery outside an address on Kennedy Drive in George Town. It was reported that two men approached a group of persons at the location, brandishing a firearm and robbed them of a bag containing cash.
Wanted man Noel Paul Manning was arrested in Bodden Town this afternoon, 20 October, on suspicion of indecent assault. He remains in custody as investigations continue.
Shortly after 11:00PM yesterday, 19 October, officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a robbery at a grocery store on Party Lane in the Prospect Area. It was reported that four masked men entered the store and brandished firearms at the workers there, demanding cash.
On Tuesday, 18 October, while on patrol off of East End, Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers observed a suspicious vessel entering the channel in East End. When the Coast Guard vessel attempted to stop the suspicious vessel, the vessel attempted to evade the CG vessel resulting in a short chase.
A woman, age 39 of George Town, has been formally charged with two counts of Obstructing the Course of Justice and one count of Conspiracy to Obstruct the Course of Justice, for the incidents, which took place on 8 and 9 October. A man, age 57 of Bodden Town, has also been arrested in relation to the same incident.
On Friday, 14 October, a man age 45 of George Town was formally charged with one count of Doing an Act to Obstruct, Prevent, Pervert, or Defeat Justice, and one count of Breach of Trust by a Public Officer, in relation to an incident on 17 November, 2019, at the Cayman Islands Police Detention Centre.
Police can now confirm the identity of the victim in the sudden death which occurred in Bodden Town on Wednesday, 12 October. He is 44-year-old Prashant Dhanji Revar, an Indian national residing in Cayman.
Police can now confirm the identity of the victim in the water-related death which occurred in West Bay on Friday, 14 October. She is 70-year-old Pamela Bartlett Wilson, a visitor from the United States.
In recent days, the Cayman Islands Government’s Cyber Security Office and the RCIPS Digital Forensics Hub have seen an up-turn in Phishing Emails (often referred to as Scam or Fake Emails) being reported in our local jurisdiction.
Packages of cocaine recovered in Cayman Brac on Saturday 8 October.
Police and other emergency services were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle collision that occurred on Shamrock Road, Bodden Town where it was reported that there was an explosion and a car caught fire.
Police continue to appeal for persons who may have witnessed the shooting incident which occurred just before 12:15AM on Saturday, 29 September, in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay. It was reported that several shots were fired at an address in the area and one man received a gunshot wound to the leg and a dog was killed.
Police continue to appeal for persons who may have witnessed the shooting incident which occurred just after 4:00AM on Saturday, 24 September, on West Bay Road just south of Lime Tree Bay Avenue, where it was reported that shots were fired from vehicles, and a man was injured.
UPDATE: Following a number of media enquiries on the matter, the Commissioner of Police confirms that the investigation file on the incident involving a senior politician on Tuesday, 13 September, is nearing completion, and will be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Shortly before 2:00AM today, 4 October, officers responded to a serious single-vehicle collision on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Impulse Close, involving a red Honda Integra. The lone occupant was extracted from the vehicle and transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital, where she remains in critical condition.
Police have arrested and charged three men in relation to an armed robbery which occurred at a service station on Dorcy Drive on Tuesday, 29 March.
A man, age 41 of Bodden Town, has been formally charged with Burglary, in relation to an incident reported on 28 September where a residence on Bodden Town Road was broken into, and power tools were taken. Police responded and conducted enquiries which led to the man being arrested later that day.
This evening, 30 September, the NRA was able to conduct repairs on the control unit for the traffic lights at the Bobby Thompson Way and Smith Road junction. As such, the lights are now currently operational, however, it is possible that the repair will only function temporarily.
At about 7:45PM yesterday, 28 September, officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery which had taken place outside a restaurant on North Church Street.
The public is being advised that the Bodden Town Police Station has now re-opened and our phone lines are functional and remain the same: 947-2220.
Due to flooding and debris on the roadway in the vicinity of the Red Bay Dock (dock located on South Sound), South Sound Road, between Crewe Road and the Red Bay Dock will be closed to the public at this time. The RCIPS is encouraging everyone to avoid traversing the roadways until an all clear has been given.
Due to wave activity and debris on the roadway, Seafarers Way, between Goring Avenue and Elmslie Memorial Church has been closed, with vehicles being diverted through Goring Avenue at this time. The roadway is also closed between Mary Street and Lobster Pot on North Church Street.
Between last night, Friday 23 September and early this morning Saturday 24 September, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to three firearm related incidents across Grand Cayman.
The Cayman Islands Coast Guard wishes to advise all members of the public to be on alert and stay informed. At this time, for your safety, we ask that you heed storm warnings, avoid the water and coastal waterways and start making preparations as Hurricane and Tropical storms may be life-threatening.
A man, age 51 of West Bay, who was arrested on 1 July following a search where a bullet-proof vest was recovered, has now been formally charged with Possession of a Bullet-Proof Vest. He is appearing in court on Monday, 26 September.
Yesterday, 21 September, officers responded to a report that a man had attempted to use a counterfeit CI $100 note at a business in Cayman Brac on two separate occasions. The officers conducted enquiries and later located the man and arrested him on suspicion of uttering a forged note.
A contingent of six RCIPS officers have travelled to London for the funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, today, 19 September.
Police are investigating a serious assault that took place between the hours of 2:00AM and 2:30AM on Tuesday, 14 September, on Sound Way, George Town. One man was struck in the face with an object and seriously injured with potentially life-changing injuries
Between 9:00PM and 9:40PM last night, 10 September, officers responded to a report of an assault outside an address in the Prospect area. A lone woman had just parked outside the address when her vehicle was approached by an unknown man who opened her car door and attempted to rob her.
Following the passing of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions in order to facilitate the Proclamation of the New Sovereign on Sunday, 11 September, outside the Governor’s Residence, West Bay.
At about 8:30PM last night, 5 September, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a business on Finch Drive, in West Bay. It was reported that a man entered the store, brandishing a firearm, and demanded cash from the worker there. He then left the location on foot with a quantity of cash.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is investigating reports of persons attempting to unlawfully obtain funds by authorizing fraudulent transactions via email. Persons are advised to take precautions in order to avoid falling victim to this type of fraud.
Shortly after 4:30AM today, 2 September, officers responded to a report of shots fired at an address on Eastern Avenue, near the intersection with Godfrey Nixon Way. Officers attended the location and recovered a component of a firearm, which was taken to be forensically processed.
Three men appeared before the court this week, after being arrested over this past weekend, in relation to burglary incidents that took place this month, August, 2022.
Last Sunday, 28 August, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard reported seeing an increase in number of water related incidents.
Police can now confirm the identity of the deceased in the fatal vehicle collision which occurred on Sunday, 28 August at the Parkers Raceway in Bodden Town. He is 29-year-old Kashwayne Rohan Andre Mckenzie, of Bodden Town.
The RCIPS continues to remind drivers of the importance of engaging in safe driving practices and avoiding behaviours such as driving while under the influence of alcohol.
A man has been charged with two counts of Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm, two counts of Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition), and Possession of a Controlled Drug (Ganja), following a search at a residence on Kingfisher Street in Bodden Town.
On the afternoon of Tuesday, 16 August, officers conducted a search of an address in the North Sound Estates area of Bodden Town and recovered several packages of suspected cocaine, along with suspected ganja, drug paraphernalia, and a quantity of cash. Two men were arrested, one has since been charged.
Police are currently investigating a number of reports where persons attempted to use forged $100 bank notes. Since June 2022, five such reports have been received, with one incident taking place in Cayman Brac and the other four in Grand Cayman.
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 the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, West Bay.
A 33-year-old-man of North Side has been formally charged by the police for the offense of Burglary following his arrest on Monday 15 August for an incident that took place on 23 July.
The northbound lane of West Bay Road, between the Seven Mile Public Beach roundabout and Lime Tree Bay Avenue, which was partially closed to facilitate construction work beginning on 19 March, will fully reopen to vehicular traffic beginning on Friday, 19 August.
On Friday, 12 August, officers received a report of a serious assault that had occurred on Thursday, 11 August. It was reported that a man was at an address on Shedden Road, near Eastern Avenue, when he was approached by another man known to him who struck him with a machete, causing injuries to his arm.
The RCIPS’ investigation continues into an armed robbery which occurred on Saturday, 6 August, on Maclendon Drive, George Town. Police are requesting public assistance in identifying a man who was captured on CCTV footage taken during the incident.
On Tuesday, 9 August, officers conducted a proactive operation in Bodden Town under the Misuse of Drugs Act. During the operation, three separate premises were searched and over 300lbs of suspected ganja, along with drug utensils and a large quantity of cash, were recovered. Four persons have been charged as a result.
On Thursday, 11 August 2022, shortly before 1:30AM, emergency services responded to a two car motor vehicle collision on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Starapple Drive and Midway Close involving a Gold Honda and a Silver Toyota Vitz.
Officers have recovered a Remington shotgun and three cartridge cases which have since been confirmed as stolen during a burglary in North Side last month. No arrests have been made, however enquiries continue to identify the person(s) involved.
Yesterday, Wednesday 10 August, a 39-year-old female, of George Town was arrested on suspicion of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving in relation to the fatal collision that resulted in the death of 20-year-old Aleiny Reve Villegas.
On Thursday 4 August, the RCIPS received a report of a large blue bag found in the bushes, in the vicinity of a new development on Farm Road, East End.
Police arrested four men, including three men on island illegally. The three men, ages 27, 29, and 29, are Jamaican nationals. The fourth man, age 34, is a work permit holder, and also a Jamaican national.
Police can now confirm that the 77-year-old-woman who passed away on Sunday, 31 July, was Mrs. Margret Rose Garcia of Bodden Town. The two injured persons who were also involved in the collision have since been discharged from hospital.
Shortly after 1:50AM today, 6 August, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at a liquor store on Maclendon Drive, George Town. It was reported that a man entered the location, brandished a firearm and demanded cash from the staff there. The male then fled the location on foot with a quantity of cash.
The RCIPS wishes to confirm that the Office of the Ombudsman retains oversight of the independent investigation being conducted by the Department of Agriculture’s Animal Welfare and Control Unit.
On Saturday, 30 July, officers responded to a report of shots fired in an area of Frank Sound, North Side. A man was found in possession of shotgun rounds and subsequently arrested. He has since been formally charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition).
Just after 8:00PM yesterday, 31 July, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) and the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of an overturned vessel.
Police carried out an operation on Thursday 28 July, assisted by partners from the Customs and Boarder Control, Department of Commerce and Investment and the Public Lands Commission, in the area of the Seven Mile Public Beach.
A 27-year-old-man of George Town has been formally charged by the police on two counts of Robbery and one count of Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent.
On Tuesday, 26 July, shortly before 6:30AM police responded to a report of a burglary that took place at a business establishment located on School Road in George Town. At around 7:40AM the same morning, police responded to a report of a second burglary at a business establishment located on Shedden Road in George Town.
The RCIPS is informing the public about a road closure that will be taking place tomorrow, Saturday 30 July, along Shamrock Road, to facilitate the Kings Seventh Day Adventist Church promotional march for an up-coming event.
Police are carrying out a full investigation into the tragic death of a two year old child, and are approaching their investigations with an open mind. Five police investigators, supported by forensic specialists and a pathologist were sent to Cayman Brac yesterday, Wednesday 27 July, to support the local team with this case.
Police are requesting public assistance to locate missing person, Mr. Adrian Williamson, age 26 of George Town. Mr. Williamson was last seen at his home on Wednesday, 6 July and reported missing the following day, but hasn’t returned home or been located since.
The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 27-year-old Luisto Eusebio Hernandez, who was last known to be living in East End.
The public is being informed that today Thursday 21 July, Fort Street between the Town Clock and the junction of Seafarers Way as well as Albert Panton Street to the junction of Edward Street is now closed.
This past weekend, between Friday 15 July and Sunday 17 July, police and other emergency services responded to over 25 vehicle collisions, several of which were serious incidents that involved injuries.
On Friday 15 July, police executed a search warrant under the Firearm Law (2008 Revision) at a residence in the Tropical Gardens area of George Town which resulted in three persons being arrested.
On Thursday 7 July, Customs and Border Control (CBC) Officers assisted by the RCIPS, carried out an operation at the CBC transit shed (warehouse) located on Owen Roberts Drive, George Town. The joint operation resulted in the recovery of a significant amount of ganja (vegetable matter resembling ganja) and four persons arrested.
The RCIPS regretfully wishes to inform the public of the passing of RCIPS Police Constable Antonio Lopez Jackson, age 64 of George Town, who was killed during a shooting incident on Saturday, 9 July, while vacationing in Honduras with family. No one else was injured during the incident. PC Jackson served with the RCIPS for a tot
Police investigated two reports of shots fired in George Town on Saturday morning, 9 July. No injuries were reported as a result of either incident and both matters are currently under investigation. It is unknown at this time whether the incidents are connected.
Shortly after 7:30 PM yesterday, 10 July, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Seaview Road in East End involving a blue and black Suzuki motorcycle. The rider of the motor received serious and life-changing injuries and remains in hospital.
Police are investigating a burglary at a jewellery store on Goring Avenue. The culprits gained entry through the front entrance, smashing the front doors, and several glass cases containing jewellery within the store were broken into.
During an operation today, Friday 8 July, shortly before 12.30PM, police arrested Rudolph Almando Shaw, a 30 year old man who is wanted for murder in Jamaica, in the vicinity of Seymour Road, George Town. The authorities in Jamaica have been notified.
At about 2:40AM today, 7 July, police received a report of an aggravated burglary and assault which had taken place at an address off Birch Tree Hill Road in West Bay. It was reported that a man had broken into a residence while carrying a machete, attacked one of the occupants with the machete and then fled the scene.
Police can now confirm the identity of the victim of the fatal shooting on Gun Square Road, Bodden Town, on 1 July. He is 32-year-old Jovin Omar Fuentes, of Bodden Town.
Shortly before 2:30AM, Sunday 3 July, police received a report of a male intruder who entered a unit at a condominium complex, North of Earth Close, on West Bay Road, and touched a child inappropriately while she was asleep in a bedroom with her parent, startling her awake.
Shortly before 5:30PM yesterday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of a person in distress in the waters off West Bay Road, west of Marsh Road. A man had entered the water when he experienced difficulties and lost consciousness. He was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by ambulance and subsequently pronounced dead.
A man, age 29 of George Town, has been arrested and charged with three counts of Assault ABH and one count of Damage to Property, in relation to a series of domestic incidents which took place between 6 May and 16 June. He has also been charged with Breach of a Protection Order.
The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place on Saturday, 2 July, in order to facilitate the CayMAS Carnival street parade.
Information released yesterday by RCIPS reported that the CICG escorted a vessel in distress off the coast of the Brac, to safe harbor. It has since been established, that although this was the instruction dispatched by the Operation Rescue Coordination Centre (ORCC) to the CICG, by the time their boat reached the Brac, the ves
A man, age 31 of Bodden Town, has been arrested in relation to the stabbing incident which occurred outside a bar in Seven Mile Shops on West Bay Road on the morning of Friday, 24 June.
The RCIPS has seen an increase in the number of incidents that involve persons attending bars and nightclubs, while in possession of an offensive or restricted weapon.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit are currently investigating an incident involving counterfeit notes and advise the public to be on the lookout for such counterfeit notes, as there are suspected to be additional notes in circulation. The counterfeit notes are all KYD $100 notes bearing the serial number 292395.
A second man, age 27, of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm in relation to an firearm related incident that took place on 30 May in George Town.
On Wednesday, 22 June, officers arrested the man, age 53 of Cayman Brac, on suspicion of wounding, threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon, causing fear or provocation of violence, and breach of a probation order. He appears in court today, 23 June in relation to these offences.
A 25-year-old man of George Town was re-arrested on 17th June in relation to an incident that originally took place on 27 May where the man was arrested on suspicion of possession and consumption of ganja, causing fear or provocation of violence and other related offences.
A man, age 24 of Bodden Town, has been formally charged with Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent to Commit an Offence, following an incident on 19 June.
Shortly after 12:30AM on Saturday, 18 June, officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving firearms at an address on Eastland Drive in East End. The matter remains under investigation.
Police have now confirm the identity of the man who was found deceased yesterday, 21 June, in East End. The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
Just before 9:30PM yesterday, Sunday 19 June, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a motorcar, that took place on Crewe Road in the vicinity of Palm Dale.
Shortly after 4:00AM today, 20 June, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on Martin Drive, George Town. No shots were fired during the incident and no injuries were reported.
RCIPS advise the public to never share indecent images of yourself online. Over the last two months RCIPS has seen a rise in the number of reported “sextortion” cases, which are usually linked to the sharing of indecent images on social media platforms, such as Facebook.
At about 2:50AM today, 15 June, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on West End East Road in Cayman Brac involving a blue Honda Fit. The lone occupant of the vehicle was transported to Faith Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closure taking place to facilitate the National Museum’s Looky Ya! Her Majesty’s Jubilee Celebrations on Saturday, June 18, from 5:30AM to 2:00PM. Goring Avenue will be closed between South Church Street and Louise Llewellyn Way.
Shortly before 9:00PM yesterday, Tuesday, 14 June, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on the Linford Pierson Highway, in the vicinity of the Mangrove Pointe roundabout, involving a yellow Nissan March.
A second man, age 32 of George Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Assault ABH in relation to an assault which took place on Sunday, 20 February, outside the Power Supply Bar on Lawrence Boulevard.
Police can confirm that the 84-years-old woman that was involved in the serious collision in George Town on Saturday 11 June, passed away at the George Town Hospital on Thursday 16 June.
At about 6:10PM on Saturday, 11 June, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on North Side Road, involving a blue Mini Cooper. The driver of the vehicle was transported to hospital for treatment for what appear to be serious injuries. He remains in hospital in stable but critical condition.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following partial road closure taking place to facilitate trenching works associated with telecom utilities which commenced 8:00PM Friday 10 June, and will conclude 8:00PM Sunday 12 June.
Shortly after 6:00PM yesterday, 7 June, officers responded to a report of a wounding in the vicinity of Albert Panton Street in George Town. It was reported that two women and a man became involved in an altercation, during which one of the woman stabbed the man then left the location shortly afterward.
Yesterday, Wednesday 1 June, a 30 year old man employed with the RCIPS in a civilian support role was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation.
Since the beginning of the year, the RCIPS has noted an increase in incidents of theft and burglary of construction tools and equipment. As such, the RCIPS is advising persons involved in construction work of precautions they can take against such thefts.
In celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday, a fireworks display will commence from 8pm tonight, Monday 6 May, at the following five locations
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closure taking place to facilitate the LIVE Street Food Festival this weekend.
Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday will be celebrated on Monday, 6 June. The occasion will be marked by a ceremonial parade commencing at 5:30PM outside the Governor’s Residence. The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions happening in order to facilitate the parade and preparations.
Last Friday, 27 May, the RCIPS hosted the first meeting of a newly formed Independent Advisory Group (IAG).
Officers of the RCIPS Firearms Response Unit (FRU) will soon be more easily identifiable in their roles, as the unit introduces new specialist uniforms that will be rolled out this June.
Police have received reports from persons who have attempted to purchase a black Honda Fit, registration #189-455 from a man offering it ‘for sale’. These persons have paid over money as a deposit or full payment but have not received delivery of the car in return.
Shortly after 4:00AM today, 26 May, officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on West Bay Road, which resulted in a single fatality. The driver of one of the vehicles, a man, age 24 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Shortly after 12:30AM today, Sunday, 29 May, officers responded to a report of a stabbing incident, involving a firearm, at a residence in the Prospect area of George Town. A man age 28 and a woman age 20, both of George Town, were both arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm.
The man, age 54 of George Town, who was arrested following a search operation on Tuesday, 24 May, where a firearm and ammunition were recovered, has been formally charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition). He appears in court this morning, 27 May.
The RCIPS is advising the public that the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and RCIPS Family Support Unit (FSU) will be operating out of a new location on the second floor of Crown Square Plaza, Eastern Avenue, beginning on Monday, 30 May. FSU/MASH will remain at the current location through Friday, 27 May.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closure taking place to facilitate the Lying in State for the late Arley James Miller, tomorrow, Thursday, 26 May.
Over the last 10 years, digital crime has increasingly become a focus for the RCIPS. In particular the area of online child sexual exploitation, which unfortunately has become a growing concern worldwide – and the Cayman Islands is not immune.
Just after 10:20PM yesterday, 22 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Spotts Newlands Road, Bodden Town.
Just after 10:20PM yesterday, 22 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Spotts Newlands Road, Bodden Town.
The RCIPS is aware of an e-mail message currently circulating, which purports to be from the Cayman Islands Bureau of Financial Investigation. This e-mail was sent from the address rcips@rcips[.]com. This is not a legitimate e-mail address or domain associated with the RCIPS.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and diversions taking place to facilitate the Official Funeral Service for the Hon. Sybil Ione Mclaughlin, taking place today, Friday, 20 May, along with the estimated times.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is once again noting an increase in text-based scams and is reminding the public of the following information for community awareness.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures taking place to facilitate the Cayman Islands Charity Auto Show, part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, happening on Monday, 16 May, in Central George Town.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closure taking place to facilitate the National Museum’s annual Looky Ya! and Miss Annie Exhibition Opening on Saturday, May 14, from 6:30AM to 4:00PM.
On Tuesday 10 May, a 43 year old man of George Town, who is a police constable with the RCIPS, was convicted of Indecent Assault in relation to an incident that occurred on 23 April 2021.
On Wednesday 4 May, police arrested Justin Kyle Jackson, 23, of West Bay who has been wanted by police after having fled officers during the police pursuit on Friday night, 29 April.
On Monday night, 2 May, officers received a report of an attempted rape at an address off Tropical Gardens Road, George Town. Early the following morning, Tuesday, 3 May, officers arrested a man, age 40 of George Town, in relation to the incident. He has since been formally charged with Attempted Rape, and appears in court today
RCIPS Community Policing Officers have been working with Camana Bay Property Management to address escalating occurrences of anti-social behavior carried out predominantly by groups of youths at Camana Bay.
At about 10:45PM on Tuesday, 3 May, officers responded to a report that two persons had been struck by a vehicle at an address on Hillside Court, Bodden Town. Following inquiries, police later arrested a male, age 17 of North Side, in relation to the incident. He has since been granted bail.
The RCIPS is informing the public of the following traffic advisories and road closures taking place this weekend, 6 to 7 May, in order to facilitate events for Cayman Carnival Batabano. The police will also have increased presence at events and at targeted road locations over the course of the weekend.
Police can now confirm the identity of the man who was pronounced deceased after experiencing difficulties in the water at Smith Cove on Saturday, 30 April. He is 75-year-old Eldon Leroy Nixon, of George Town.
The man, age 20 of Bodden Town, who was arrested on Friday night, 29 April, after being stopped in a vehicle, has been formally charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition) in relation to the incident.
Three women, ages 19, 51, and 37 of George Town, arrested on suspicion of illegal gambling on Shedden Road in George Town.
Three men who were arrested late last week in relation to burglary and criminal trespass have now been formally charged. Two of the men are also the subjects of several additional matters which remain under investigation. All three men appear in court today, 2 May.
The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Justin Kyle Jackson, who was last known to be living in the West Bay area, in relation to last night’s police pursuit.
Earlier this month, instructors from the RCIPS Training and Development Unit hosted a group of Compliance Officers from Workforce Opportunities Cayman, along with a Customs Officer from CI Customs and Border Control, for a week-long course on Interview Technique Skills.
This morning, Friday 29 April, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) took possession of two new custom built Ford F550 trucks to support their operations.
A man, age 25 of George Town, has been arrested in relation to the murder which took place on Monday 25 April at a commercial premises on School Road in George Town. The man had previously been wanted by police in relation to a number of other matters, including domestic and traffic matters.
As part of the RCIPS’ ongoing investigations into recent violent crime, including armed robberies and murder, two of the main suspects in the investigation have been arrested this afternoon, 28 April, following a high speed pursuit and interception by the Firearms Response Unit in North Side.
The RCIPS have seen a recent increase in the number of Honda vehicles stolen on Grand Cayman, specifically; CRV, Civic and Accord models. The majority of these stolen vehicles are registered pre 2002.
A man has ben arrested following a burglary incident which took place in West Bay on Monday, 26 April.
CICG and RCIPS search operations have transitioned from search and rescue to search and recovery for the persons who went overboard from a vessel on Friday, 22 April. The packages recovered previously have been determined to contain ganja. A man has been arrested and formally charged as a result.
A man was arrested following a report of sexual assault in East End. The matter is under investigation.
Shortly after 8:45PM, Sunday 24 April, police responded to a report of an armed robbery outside a premises on Shedden Road, George Town, just west of Eastern Avenue. A woman had just exited the premises when she was approached by a silver Honda CRV with tinted windows.
The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 23-year-old Justin Kyle Jackson, who was last known to be living in the West Bay area, and Gail Michelle Ross, age 45, who was last known to be living in the West Bay Area.
Police were dispatched to a report of a shooting incident that was said to have taken place on Oakland Close in Windsor Park, George Town where one man was reported to have received gunshot wounds.
Shortly after 3:15PM on Friday, 15 April, officers responded to a report of a person in distress at an address on West Bay Road, across from Earth Close. A man had been in the water snorkeling when he lost consciousness. He was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital via ambulance where he was subsequently pronounced dead.
Over this past weekend, 15 – 18 April, the RCIPS conducted its yearly Easter operations across the island, beginning with issuing tips to the public on how to stay safe, increasing police presence on the roadways, as well as visiting various camp sites and residential areas.
The RCIPS is advising the public that there will be a series of temporary short-term road closures affecting portions of Conch Point Road, Powery Road, and Andreson Road in West Bay, between 1:00PM tomorrow, 21 April, and 2:00AM on Friday, 22 April.
Police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of an armed robbery along Homestead Crescent in the Savannah area.
A man, age 30 of George Town, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery, in relation to the several recent robbery incidents; and on suspicion of aggravated burglary, in relation to a historic burglary; following a police operation in the vicinity of Boilers Road, George Town.
To facilitate the continued installation of underground Electrical ducts in the area between Claude Hill Road and the CNB Roundabout, a section of Elgin Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6:30AM Friday, 15 April, until 8:00PM Sunday, 18 April.
The RCIPS would like to remind the public of some safety steps they can take to reduce their chances of becoming victims of crime and stay safe while enjoying their festivities and family time.
RCIPS officers in the Eastern Districts carried out an operation where over 20 court-issued warrants were executed.
Shortly after 7:30PM on Monday, 11 April, a report was received of a vessel which was said to have been having engine trouble and drifting with one person aboard, while two other persons had entered the water. The Cayman Islands Coast Guard responded and all three persons were later accounted for, having reached shore safely.
Shortly after 9:30PM yesterday, 8 April, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a liquor store on Bodden Town Road, just east of Monument Road.
To facilitate the installation of underground electrical ducts in the area between Claude Hill Road and the CNB Roundabout, a section of Elgin Avenue will be partially blocked from 6:30AM Saturday, 9 April, until 8:00PM Sunday, 10 April.
Police are investigating reports of two stolen boats and a report of a stolen boat trailer, received over the past two weeks along with other vehicles which have been reported stolen since the beginning of the year.
The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and diversions taking place to facilitate the Lying in State and Funeral Service for the late Benson O. Ebanks, taking place Thursday, 7 April, and Friday, 8 April, respectively.
The RCIPS has received information that video footage and photos taken from the scene of the fatal MVA that occurred on Sunday 3 April, resulting in the death of a father and his infant daughter are being shared on a number of social media platforms and via digital messaging services.
The new RCIPS Eastern Districts Road Policing Unit commenced duty on Monday 28 March, and spent their first week focusing on traffic movement through the districts' school zones. This included static officers monitoring the zones and issuing warnings and tickets where appropriate.
Just after 7PM today, 3 April, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision that occurred on West Church Street, West Bay, near the junction of Henning Lane.
Just after 9PM yesterday, 1 April police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a robbery that took place at a business establishment on Homestead Crescent in Savannah.
At 10:55AM yesterday, Thursday 31 March, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a robbery that took place at a business establishment on Roberts Drive in George Town.
A section of Albert Panton Street, from the Cardinall Avenue intersection to just past the Scotia Building, will be closed tomorrow, 1 April, from 9:00AM, to facilitate set-up for the Night Mas event taking place that evening. Access to properties along Albert Panton Street will remain permitted from Fort Street.
The man, age 30 of George Town, who was arrested in relation to a serious stabbing incident which took place at the Everglo Bar on 2 January, has now been formally charged with Wounding with Intent. He has been bailed to appear in court on Tuesday, 5 April.
Shortly after 3:00AM this morning, Thursday 24 March, emergency services responded to a single vehicle collision on Mangrove Avenue, Prospect. A single male occupant has sustained serious injuries and has been transported to George Town Hospital where he is undergoing treatment.
Today, 30 March, the RCIPS released its 2021 Crime and Traffic Statistics Report, and members of the Senior Command Team held a press conference to discuss the main developments and trends described in the statistics with the media.
On Thursday, 24 March, 22 police recruits graduated from training to begin operational duty with the RCIPS, along with a trainee of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) who was part of the class.
On Monday 28 March, the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit was officially expanded to include a new unit of seven police officers. The unit is being led by one sergeant, PS Joleta Wolliston, and she will have six constables working alongside her to meet the needs of Road Policing in the Eastern Districts.
The man, age 37 of George Town, who was arrested on Saturday, 26 March, following an incident where one man was struck by another with a machete, has now been formally charged with one count of Wounding with Intent, two counts of Carrying an Offensive Weapon, and one count of Carrying a Prohibited Weapon.
On Sunday, March 27th officers from the Eastern Districts had cause to attend a residence located on John McLean Drive. On arrival they observed the gathering of a crowd and what appeared to be illegal sale of liquor and illegal animals (fowls) fighting matches.
Police are investigating two armed robberies which occurred on Eastern Avenue, early this morning, 29 March.
Over this past weekend, 25 – 27 March, RCIPS officers responded to multiple incidents where persons brandished machetes during altercations or confrontations, three of which resulted in persons being injured.
On Wednesday 30 March, from 6:30PM the RCIPS will be hosting a community meeting at the Aston Rutty Centre in Cayman Brac.
A man, age 48 of George Town, has been arrested in Cayman Brac on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods and further arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting police.
On 1 February 2022, Inspector Andre Tahal commenced the role of Head of the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit (TRPU). He succeeds Inspector Dwayne Jones, who has moved to uniform operation duties within the Service.
At about 8:30PM last night, 21 March, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a food truck on Crewe Road. It was reported that a masked man wearing dark clothes and riding a bicycle approached the business, brandished a firearm and demanded cash from the staff. He then fled the location on the bicycle.
This afternoon, Monday 21 March, shortly before 12.30pm, police officers attended an incident on North Side Road, in the vicinity of Old Man Bay, involving a man who was acting erratically on the roadway and endangering himself and others.
Just after 1PM on Friday, 18th March, a joint operation between RCIPS & CBC was conducted at a bar and other establishments near the junction of Shedden Road and Eastern Avenue.
Tonight, Friday 18th March, detectives along with uniform officers, will be attending the Strand Complex on West Bay Road in search of witnesses to the shooting incident that took place last Saturday morning, 12 March, just after 3AM.
The RCIPS is aware of a video that has been posted to social media that includes explicit and harmful content including claims of sexual assault. Police are investigating this incident, and have identified the individual responsible. Police are working with agency partners to provide appropriate intervention.
The last few months have seen the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conduct two overseas deployments to the Turks and Caicos Islands, the promotion of one of the Unit’s key staff members, and the continued training of the Unit’s first aspiring Caymanian pilot. Read more about these developments here
In order to facilitate the installation of underground CUC ducts in the area, a section of the eastbound lane of Elgin Avenue, between Claude Hill Road and the CNB Roundabout, will be closed on Thursday, 17 March, from 9:30AM 3:30PM.
Shortly before 9:30PM on Friday, 11 March, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on West Bay Road, north of the Yacht Club Roundabout. The driver of one of the vehicles received injuries which appear to be serious but non-life-threatening, and was transported to hospital.
Just after 7AM on Saturday, 12 March, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Destiny Drive in Savannah, where it was reported that explosive sounds were heard in the area. After a brief search in the area, the officers from the Firearm Response Unit attend the location to investigate the report.
Shortly after 9:30PM yesterday, 10 March, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision in George Town, at the intersection of Walkers Road and Melmac Avenue.
The RCIPS is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two men shown in the provided footage, who were present during a serious assault which occurred outside a bar in the Marquee Plaza on Lawrence Boulevard, George Town, on Sunday, 20 February.
As the Cayman Islands continue to ease restrictions on entry as part of the Border Reopening Plan, the coming weeks will see the return of the familiar faces of RCIPS Community Police officers assisting with managing vehicle and pedestrian traffic in the waterfront area of George Town.
Police can now confirm that the 45-year-old-woman that was found unresponsive at her George Town home address, was pronounced deceased by the attending doctor at the location after which she was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
Due to ongoing construction in the Cricket Square area of Elgin Avenue George Town, a section of the eastbound lane between the CNB Roundabout and Claude Hill Road will be closed, from today 6.30 pm Thursday 10th March until 6.30 am Friday 11th March.
UPDATE: Police can now confirm the identity of the man who was found deceased on Friday, 4 March, on Eastern Avenue (see below). He is 53-year-old David Samuel Bodden, of George Town.
Bluff Road in South Side West, Cayman Brac has now been re-opened to the public following an extensive on scene investigation that was carried out by the accident re-constructionists who attended from Grand Cayman, along with the CIFS Fire Investigators; both were assisted by officers of Cayman Brac Police Station.
The month of March is celebrated worldwide as International Women’s month and today, Tuesday 8th March, is recognised as International Women’s Day. In light of this the RCIPS would like to highlight the first ever all-women-parade that took place on Sunday 6th February in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
A man, age 35 of George Town, has been charged with Resisting a Police Officer, Dangerous Driving, Attempted GBH, Production of Ganja, and Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, following an incident in Bodden Town on Wednesday, 2 March.
Just after 2AM, on Sunday 6 March, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a collision that took place at the traffic light located at Shedden Road and North Sound Road.
Just before 1:30PM today, police and other emergency services were dispatched to Mangrove Avenue in the Prospect area to a single vehicle collision involving a black Honda motor car.
Motorists are being advised that due to public complaints regarding safety, poor driving practices and traffic congestion between Anton Bodden Drive and Condor Road in Bodden Town, access to Anton Bodden Drive (located next to the Bodden Town Police Station), will be closed to the public.
The RCIPS is informing the public that there will be work conducted on the pedestrian crossings adjacent to Heroes Square in George Town, on Thursday, 3 March, between 10:00AM and 3:00PM. As a result, motorists can expect delays in the area during these times.
On Monday 21 February, Stephany Clarke, a 29 year old woman from Jamaica, was sentenced to four months imprisonment for failing to comply with Cayman Islands Public Health Regulations, when she flew into Grand Cayman on 9 September with a positive PCR test.
The black 2016 Jeep Wrangler, which was reported stolen on Thursday, 17 February (see below), was recovered yesterday, 22 February.
Yesterday, Friday 18 February, at approximately 3:30PM, officers were informed that Seamard Green, a 43 year old male from Bodden Town, who was involved in the collision that took place on 16 February, succumbed to his injuries yesterday morning and was pronounced dead at 10:15AM by the attending doctor at the hospital.
The RCIPS Senior Command Team recognised the need for a strong and experienced officer at the helm for the Sister Islands and so, after great consideration RCIPS Chief Inspector, Malcolm Kay was selected as the new Area Commander for the Sister Islands, based in Cayman Brac.
On Tuesday, 1st of February 2022, 34 officers successfully advanced in the RCIPS promotion process to the rank of Inspector and Sergeant at a ceremony held at the Westin Resort on Seven Mile Beach.
The RCIPS is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 54-year-old Allen Ronald McLean, who was last known to be living in the George Town area. Mr. McLean is wanted by the police for drug-related offences.
On Tuesday, 8 February, police arrested a 21 year old man in relation to an aggravated burglary that took place on Tuesday, 1 February, at a residence located on Anne Bonny Crescent, South Sound.
On Wednesday, 9 February, at about 9:30AM, officers from various units in the RCIPS conducted a search of an address in George Town, under the Misuse of Drugs Law. During the search, officers recovered a large quantity of suspected cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash.
The man, age 26 of George Town, who was arrested on Monday, 3 January, in relation to an attack on a female jogger on South Sound Road which took place earlier the same morning, was formally charged yesterday with Assault ABH in relation to the incident.
With the Superbowl taking place this coming Sunday, 13 February, the RCIPS is reminding members of the public and owners of establishments, of the Public Health Regulations currently in force.
Shortly after 6:45PM yesterday, Tuesday, 8 February, police responded to a report of a female teenager found unresponsive at a residential address on Water Street, Bodden Town.
Police are investigating a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian, that took place at approximately 5:15PM on Thursday, 3 February at the Grand Harbour Roundabout in George Town.
Just after 8:40AM, Wednesday 2 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Kentsville Drive in George Town where it was reported that two men were fighting on a work site and one of the men was struck in the head with an object by the other, and badly injured
Just after 6AM on Saturday, 29 January, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision on Dennis Foster Road in Cayman Brac.
Yesterday, Thursday, 27 January, a man, age 33 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH in relation to the assault incident which took place at The Strand complex on West Bay Road on Monday, 3 January.
Shortly after 2:00AM today, 28 January, officers responded to a report of a stabbing on Hirst Road, Bodden Town, in the vicinity of Butterfly Circle. It was reported that two men at the location were involved in an altercation with each other and both had received multiple stab wounds.
Over the past two weekends, 14 – 16 and 21 – 24 January, the RCIPS has been conducting targeted traffic operations in the Eastern Districts in response to concerns from members of the public of excessive speeding and other unsafe driving in East End and North Side, particularly during the weekend.
The prison officer, a man age 39 of West Bay, who was arrested on 9 June, 2021, on suspicion of drug offenses, was formally charged with one count of Smuggling and two counts of Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, on 23 September, 2021.
The prison officer, a man age 40 of Bodden Town, who was arrested on 15 July, 2021, on suspicion of drug offenses, has been formally charged with 2 counts each of Smuggling, Possession of Ganja, Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, and 1 count each of Breach of Trust by a Public Officer, and Giving a False Address.
The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is continuing to note an increase in scams and is reminding the public of the following information for community awareness.
The RCIPS is bidding farewell to recently-retired Special Constabulary Commandant Chris Duggan, after 22 years of service as a member of the RCIPS Special Constabulary, and welcoming former Deputy Commandant, Arthur McTaggart, a Special Constable with over 20 years of service, as the new Commandant for the Specials.
Just after 9:45PM on Sunday 23 January, police and other emergency service responded to a report of a wounding incident that took place on Mary Street, George Town.
Police are seeking public assistance in locating 14-years-old Jaden Lawrence.
In order to facilitate the National Heroes Day Celebrations which are taking place on Monday, 24 January, the following road closures will be in place from Friday, 21 January at 6:00PM to Monday, 24 January, at 9:00PM. The roads will be temporarily re-opened during business hours on Saturday, 22 January, from 8:00AM to 4:00PM:
Just after 3:15PM yesterday, 18 January, a number of RCIPS Units attended a residence on Duxies Lane in West Bay to execute a search warrant. The officers were accompanied by officers from the Animal Welfare Unit of the DOA.
In preparation for the National Heroes Day Celebrations which are taking place on Monday, 24 January, the following road closures will be in place on Saturday, 15 January, from 7:00AM to 9:00AM.
Just before 1AM yesterday, 12 January, officers of the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) were conducting border patrols when they had cause to stop a local vessel in Cayman Islands territorial waters. A quantity of ganja was recovered and two men arrested.
At about 12:00PM yesterday, 12 January, officers responded to a collision on North Sound Road north of the Shedden Road intersection, involving a silver Honda SUV and a blue motorcycle. Emergency services attended the location and the rider of the motorcycle was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by ambulance.
The woman, age 51 of George Town, who was arrested on Thursday, 6 January, has now been formally charged with Idle & Disorderly Person, in relation to acts committed outside the Cayman Islands Government Administration Building.