December 8, 2019

The Editor speaks: You MUST come forward

Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge, age 36, a Sri-Lankan national working in Cayman, died from injuries he had received during an incident at Bananas Bar in Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue early Saturday morning, 30 November. The RCIPS are appealing for witnesses. RCIPS detectives have been reviewing CCTV footage taken during the incident, and have determined […]

Cayman: Several packages of ganja recovered from vehicle

From RCIPS Shortly after 10:00PM on Saturday, 30 November, officers on patrol in George Town attended a restaurant on School Road. While at the location officers smelt a strong scent of ganja nearby. As a result a search was conducted with the assistance of police K-9 Shadow. The dog led officers to a vehicle at […]

Cayman: Collision involving police vehicle

From RCIPS Shortly after 7:30AM, 2 December, an RCIPS motorcycle, which was responding to an incident, was involved in a traffic collision with a private SUV. The RCIPS motorcycle had lights and sirens activated, and both vehicles were travelling westbound on the Linford Pierson Highway, when they collided. The officer received minor injuries and was […]

Cayman: Arrival of new RCIPS H145 helicopter

WHAT:                                   Arrival of new RCIPS H145 helicopter WHEN:                                   Friday, 6 December – please arrive between 2:30 – 2:45 p.m. at the latest so the Head of the Air Operations Unit can provide a safety brief before set up.   WHERE:                                 Air Operations Unit hangar PARTICIPANTS:                   H.E. Governor Martyn Roper, Hon. Premier Alden McLaughlin and RCIPS crew BACKGROUND:                   The […]

Florida police say a black Lab named Max drove doughnuts alone in a car, then jumped out, wagging his tail

By Associated Press and Michelle Mark From Business Insider Florida authorities say a Black Labrador named Max drove doughnuts by himself after his owner stepped away from the running car. The Port St. Lucie Police Department posted video of the bizarre incident to Facebook and said the pet knocked the car into reverse somehow. A […]

Cayman: Postal Service warns of fraud

The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) advises the public to be wary of a fraudulent notice that appears to be popping up on social media sites. The message uses the real CIPS logo, purports to be from Postmaster General Sheena Glasgow, and solicits personal information with the promise of an iPhone. It was reported to the […]

Dominica: Court rejects Opposition attempt to stop Election

From Dominica News Online On Monday night, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit addressed the nation and called on opposition leaders and supporters to stop trying to prevent Friday’s Elections From teleSUR Dominica’s High Court denied a request from the opposition for an injunction to stop Friday’s General election from going forward. Judge Bernie Stephenson ruled that since the president of Dominica, Charles Savarin had already issued a writ to hold the elections, the high court could not […]

Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight/Saint Lucian police deployed to Dominica ahead of General Election

AP From VOA News Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight ROSEAU, DOMINICA – Protesters trying to cancel national elections have blocked roads leading to the main airport on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Supporters of the opposition United Workers’ Party set up burning roadblocks on the two main roads leading to Douglas-Charles […]

Teenager absconds, RCIPS requests public assistance in locating her

From RCIPS Dec 4 2019 Motesha Mothen, age 16 of Bodden Town, absconded yesterday, 3 December, and has not returned home or been located since. She was last seen yesterday afternoon at about 2:50PM in the vicinity of the Cayman Islands Hospital. She was wearing a bright pink sweatshirt with the word “Minnesota” on the front, […]

Cayman: Appointment of Director of Public Prosecutions

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, OBE is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Moran as the Director of Public Prosecutions.  The Judicial and Legal Services Commission (the “JLSC”) recently carried out an open recruitment process advertising the post both locally and overseas. Following a short-listing process, an interview panel interviewed a number of […]