September 19, 2019

Cayman: Shot fired on Selkirk Drive

From RCIPS hortly after 11:00PM yesterday, 15 September, officers responded to a report of shots fired at an address off Selkirk Drive, George Town, where an unknown person had fired a shot at the house. No one was injured in the incident. It is suspected that the culprit then fled the location in a vehicle. […]

Cayman: Three vehicle collision with injury in Bodden Town – UPDATE

From RCIPS UPDATE – 16 Sep 2019: The man injured in the collision on Saturday, 14 September (see below), remains in hospital in critical condition. The collision remains under investigation and police are appealing for any who may have witnessed it to contact the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254. Just after 8:30PM last night, 14 […]

Cayman: RCIPS FCU warns retailers of potential Credit Card Fraud

From RCIPS The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit is warning the public and local retailers about an attempted fraud scheme being conducted using potentially stolen credit card info. Several local liquor outlets have recently received separate requests to place a large order of wine, spirits, and champagne, to be shipped to the USA, with payment to […]

Belize: 4 foreigners remanded for drug plane landing

By Rowland A. Parks From Amandala BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 12, 2019– On Sunday night, September 8, Belize’s national security apparatus swung into high gear as police and soldiers acted upon intelligence that a drug plane had left Venezuela and that it might be landing somewhere in the country. The resulting police operations resulted in […]

White House: Osama Bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

From Newsmax The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in President Donald Trump’s name gave no further details, such as […]

Thieves steal $5M gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace

From Newsmax A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born. The toilet, valued at roughly 1 million pounds ($1.25 million), was the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. It had been installed only […]

The people most likely to scam seniors are….

From Newsmax As people age and their mental capacities decline, they can often be targeted by scammers seeking easy cash. But more often than not, this “financial abuse” comes not from a stranger, but from a trusted family member, research from the University of Southern California (USC) shows. “Despite the high rates of financial exploitation […]

Ganja recovered during drug interdiction by the JMU – UPDATE

From RCIPS UPDATE: Mon Sep 16 2018 The men, age 34 of West Bay and 33 of George Town, who were arrested following a drug interdiction on Saturday morning, 14 September, have both been formally charged with Importation of Ganja and Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply. The men appeared in court this morning, […]

Cayman: Report of Shots Fired in George Town

From RCIPS Sep 13 2019 10:40PM Just after 9 PM tonight, Friday 13 September police were informed of a shooting incident that took place in the vicinity of Sound Way, George Town.  So far, one man has reported injuries as a result of the incident and is currently receiving medical treatment for what is believed […]

Trinidad: Teachers SBA case dismissed

From T&T Guardian High court Judge Vasheist Kokaram has dis­missed the case in­volv­ing the teach­ers union and the Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry, over the mark­ing of SBA pa­pers by teach­ers. The T&T Uni­fied Teach­ers As­so­ci­a­tion (TTUTA) sued the State over its fail­ure to pay its mem­bers ex­tra for mark­ing Caribbean Ex­am­i­na­tion Coun­cil (CXC) school-based as­sess­ments (SBAs). In […]