December 9, 2019

UK: Essex lorry deaths – 39 bodies found in shipping container

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From BBC The bodies of 39 people have been found in a lorry container in Essex. The vehicle was found shortly before 01:40 BST at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, police said. Essex Police said the trailer has been moved to a secure location where the bodies of those inside – a teenager and 38 […]

France Lyon: Police arrest suspects in parcel bomb attack

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From BBC French police have arrested four people after a suspected parcel bomb exploded in Lyon last week, injuring 13 people. The device, packed with screws and ball bearings, detonated outside a bakery on Friday afternoon. One of those arrested, a 24-year-old man, is the suspected bomber, prosecutors say. Another man and a woman were also […]

Cayman Islands police seek public assistance in locating wanted man/& to Identify Burglars, 6 May

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From RCIPS Burglars 6th May At about 6:30AM on Saturday, 6 April, officers responded to a report of an attempted burglary at an address on Sea View Road, East End. The homeowner provided CCTV footage to the officers, which shows three males unsuccessfully attempting to break into the residence before fleeing. The faces of two […]

Cairo station fire: Train driver ‘left brakes off’

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From BBC The deadly fire at Cairo’s main railway station on Wednesday happened because the train driver left the cabin without putting the brakes on, Egypt’s public prosecutors believe. They say a preliminary investigation indicates the driver stepped off the train to argue with a colleague. But the driver, who has been arrested, blames corroded […]

Several Jamaican resorts have allegedly covered up years of sexual assault

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By Lisa Dunn From Uproxx A disturbing new report from the Detroit Free Press has revealed what appears to be a long-standing pattern of sexual assault cover-ups by Jamaican resorts, including Sandals, in order to protect their businesses. Multiple resorts are being accused of offering refunds, cash payouts, free vacations, ignoring complaints altogether, and/or manipulating guests into not reporting […]

Crew Member missing from Adventure of the Seas

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By Jim Walker on November 23, 2018 From Cruise Law News A number of cruise passengers on the Adventure of the Seas inform Cruise Law News that the captain announced to the cruise ship yesterday that a crew member disappeared from the ship. The Adventure of the Seas was in Cozumel when the captain made an […]

Trinidad: Obeah outside PoS Magistrates Court

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From NewsDayTT OBEAH: A chicken’s severed head, tied to a black mini coffin was found at the entrance gate to the Port of Spain Magistrates Court prompting talk of obeah outside the courthouse. COURT and Process police are reviewing CCTV footage in an effort to locate the person who left the severed head of a […]

Jamaican man imprisoned in Cayman Islands for beating boss with hammer

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From Jamaica Gleaner A Jamaican man has been sentenced to six years in prison in the Cayman Islands after he was convicted of wounding with intent for hitting his supervisor on the head with a hammer. According to a report from the Cayman News Service, 33-year-old Dain Damean McPherson was going about his usual work routine […]

Chinese police are using smart glasses to identify potential suspects

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By Jon Russell From TechCrunch China already operates the world’s largest surveillance state with some 170 million CCTV cameras at work, but its line of sight is about to get a new angle thanks to new smart eyewear that is being piloted by police officers. The smart specs look a lot like Google Glass, but […]

Cayman Islands:Man charged for Criminal Trespasses over weekend, in court Tue (2 Jan) morning

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From RCIPS Tue 2 Jan 2018 A man, age 41 of George Town, has been charged with two counts of Criminal Trespass in connection with two incidents that took place early Saturday morning, 30 December. That morning, the man had been seen behaving suspiciously near a residence in Patrick’s Island around 2:30AM by an officer […]