September 17, 2019

UPDATE – Boat crew found safe and well

Shortly before 10:00 am this morning, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit located the Renegade 56 nm north of Cayman Brac. A police spokeswoman said: “The helicopter crew made contact with the two men on board the vessel via radio. They are both well, but say they had been drifting since losing engine power yesterday. “Enforcer […]

Search for missing fishing boat

The RCIPS Marine and Air Operations Units, along with the US Coast Guard, have launched a search and rescue operation for the fishing vessel Renegade. The operation was launched after an automated GPS distress call was received from the boat earlier this morning. The boat, which is described as a 30-foot canoe type converted with […]

Appeal for occupants of car to come forward

Detectives investigating Thursday night’s robbery at the Casanova by the Sea restaurant in George Town are appealing for the occupants of a dark blue car which was seen in the area at the time of the incident to come forward. It is believed that following the robbery the two suspects ran from the premises and […]

Gunmen rob George Town restaurant

Just after 10pm on Thursday masked gunmen robbed a George Town restaurant. Two men threatened staff at the Casanova by The Sea Restaurant before escaping with a sum of money. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Two masked men had entered the premises, one brandishing a handgun, and demanded cash.. “The suspects then fled the […]

Anglin found not guilty of murder

Devon Anglin has been acquitted of killing 4 year old Jeremiah Barnes. Visiting Jamaican Justice Howard Cooke found 25-year-old Anglin not guilty of murder after a three week trial. He was also cleared of attempted murder, assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm and threatening violence. Despite not taking the stand, his defence argued that he […]

Fashion store robbed in George Town

Armed thieves threatened a member of staff at a George Town clothes store before making off with a quantity of cash.  The robbers struck at 7.15pm on Monday at Awescay Fashions in Shedden Road next to Funky Tangs. A RCIPS spokeswoman said: “The woman working saw two men  drive up to the store in a grey […]

Armed street robbery in George Town

Masked thieves armed with handguns robbed jewelry from a man in broad daylight.  Thieves struck just before 1pm on Sunday in  Heather Lane, off Eastern Ave., George Town. The 38 year old victim was confronted by two masked suspects, armed with what appeared to be handguns, at that location. The suspects stole a gold chain and […]

Woman “pistol whipped” during robbery

A woman was taken to hospital after she was pistol whipped during a robbery in Bodden Town. About 10 pm on Saturday the woman returned to her home address in South Cayman Palms, Bodden Town, after closing up her business premises in George Town. As she emerged from her car outside her home she was […]

Man arrested after stabbing

Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing on West Bay Road.  Following an operation in East End, officers arrested a 25 year old man on suspicion of attempted murder.  He is currently being held in police custody while enquiries continue.  The stabbing took place during the early hours of Saturday morning. A […]

Man stabbed and another shot

A man has been stabbed and another shot in two separate incidents. At 2.45am a man was stabbed several times in the neck and body at the Islander Hotel on West Bay Road.  Just after 5am a teenager was shot in his hip on Anderson Road in West Bay. The incidents are not thought to […]