July 12, 2020

RCIPS UPDATE: Brac swimmer dies, attempted burglary & Batabano road closures


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Swimming related death in Cayman Brac

 Fri May 3 2013 – A 75 year old American Tourist who was a visitor to the Brac was pronounced dead today at 11:30 am. The  deceased  and his wife were snorkeling in  the vicinity of the Fosters Road Stake Bay area where he collapsed on reaching the shore.
Emergency Services attended the scene and the victim was transported to the Faith Hospital by Ambulance.The couple were vacationing at the Brac Reef Resort. 

Attempted burglary at Paradise Desire Restaurant, Cayman Brac

On Wed May 1st 2013 around 7am the police received a report of an attempted burglary at Paradise Desire Restaurant in Cayman Brac.

The culprits attempted to enter the restaurant via a rear door. A tool was used in an attempt to dig out a portion of the concrete wall near the door lock. They were unsuccessful in damaging the lock , hence no entry was gained and no property was stolen.

Anyone with Information regarding this incident is urged to call the Cayman Brac Police at  948-0331 or CRIME STOPPERS  800-8477 (TIPS )


Batabano road closures

The following road closures will be put in place on Saturday, 4 May, to facilitate Batabano.

  • Lime Tree Avenue (both ends)
  • Safehaven @ West Bay Road
  • Canal Point Drive @ West Bay Road
  • Galleria Roundabout @ West Bay Road
  • Camana Way @ West Bay Road
  • Lawrence Blvd @ West Bay Road
  • Eastern Avenue @ West Bay Road
  • Exit to Kirks Market (Tricia’s flowers)
  • Bodden Road @ North Church Street
  • Mary Street @ North Church Street
  • Fort Street @ Harbour Drive
  • Fort Street @ Clock Tower
  • Edward Street @ Dr Roys Drive.
  • Shedden Road @ Mary Street.
  • Hospital Road @ Elgin Avenue
  • Shedden Road roundabout Elgin Ave (Royal Bank of Canada)
  • Goring Avenue @ Cayman Camera
  • South Church Street @ Warwick Drive
  • South Church Street @ Boilers Road

The parade is due to start from Lime Tree Avenue at approximately 2.00pm and will move along West Bay Road into George Town. The road closures on route will be implemented approximately 15 minutes prior to the parade passing those locations. The roads will reopen after the parade passes.

In addition Cardinal Avenue will close at 10.00am and Harbour Drive at noon to allow vendors to set up.

The waterfront area from Goring Avenue to Fort Street will remain closed until round 1.00am on Sunday to facilitate the street dance.

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