September 17, 2019

Drug arrest in Spotts, Newlands area

On Tuesday afternoon 14th of August 2012 at around 15hrs officers from the Bodden Town Police Station, OSU and X-Ray 1 carried out an operation in the Spotts, Newlands area. One 32 year old male was arrested under the Misuse of Drugs Law for cultivation and possession of ganja as well as suspicion of consuming a […]

CNB robbery – Man arrested in Jamaica

A release from the RCIPS received today Wed (15) at 4:33 pm says: The RCIPS can confirm that a 36-year-old man has been arrested in Jamaica in connection with the robbery at Cayman National Bank which occurred on 28 June 2012. Officers from the RCIPS are working with the Jamaican authorities to secure his return […]

Police issue Olympic scam warning

Officers from the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit are warning people to be on the lookout for a new e-mail scam. The e-mail informs a ‘lucky winner’ that he/ she has just won 800,000 USD as part of a London Olympic international lottery programme.  The recipient is asked to call a number to claim their prize within […]

Hurlston denied bail

In Cayman’s Grand Court last Friday (10) Garry Hurlston was denied his bail application “because of the seriousness of the offence” and remanded to HMP Northward until 24 August. Hurlston is accused of stabbing a man in the neck whilst attending a party in Windsor Park in June. The victim is in critical condition on […]

Three killed in shooting near Texas campus

Three people – a police officer, a civilian and a gunman – have died in a shooting near a university in the US state of Texas, police say. Several others have been admitted to hospital after being wounded in the shooting in College Station city. The attack happened within two streets of Texas A&M University […]

Millions of dollars from Colombian drug cartel end up in Cayman Islands

From ICE. “ICE shares more than $166,000 with the Maryland National Guard. Maryland National Guard credited for their critical assistance in federal cases” AUG 8 2012: REISTERSTOWN, Md. — Earlier this week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) shared $166,707.41 in “asset sharing” funds with the Maryland National Guard. The funds […]

Six Persons Arrested Following police operation

In a RCIPS press release issued on Sat (11) it said: Six (6) males, ranging in age between 22 to 55, have been arrested, and a quantity of drugs (Ganja) recovered following a proactive operation Friday (10) night in the district of West Bay. The operation, which forms part of a series of proactive initiatives […]

Man charged – Murder

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of Robert Bush in West Bay last September. The man has been charged with murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm. It is anticipated that he will appear in court on Monday 13 August 2012. His arrest took place during a police operation in […]

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking

By Mat Honan In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast racist and homophobic messages. And worst of all, my AppleID account was broken into, and my hackers used […]

Cayman’s Court of Appeal overturns attempted murder conviction

Carlney Campbell had his conviction for the attempted murder of Jose Morales overturned on appeal and replaced with the offence of wounding with intent. Campbell at the age of 18 and disguised as a police officer in blue overalls was convicted of trying to murder Morales in an elevator at the Treasure Island Resort on […]