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Woman raped in Prospect

Detectives are investigating claims a woman was raped at her home in Prospect. Police say in the early hours of Wednesday morning a man entered her apartment before sexual assaulting her. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 3 a.m.  on 13 September, police responded to a report of a …

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Security Matters: Personal safety and avoiding vehicle theft 

By Dean Clother-Sinclair, The Security Centre The Cayman Islands is a simply beautiful location. With warm sun and warmer people, it’s pretty close to paradise. It’s also a very safe place and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) do an excellent job to ensure we are all well protected. However, we as individuals can take steps to manage our own safety also. Two …

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Police seize guns, ammunition, ganja and cash

A semi-automatic handgun, revolver, two air pistols, along with several rounds of ammunition is the latest gun haul made by police. The guns were found by police during a search at a West Bay residence on Thursday evening, July 6, along with a large amount of ganja and cash. The …

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June saw wave of vehicles stolen

Thirteen vehicles were reported stolen during the month of June, all within the George Town district. According to a police report, eight of the vehicles have been recovered, and five are still missing. The missing vehicles are: 1. Light Green Hyundai, Reg. #113 161, last seen on Windsor Hill Crescent …

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Football chief Blake arrested

Bruce Blake, the lawyer and first vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, was arrested and released on bail without being charged by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission on June 29. Mr. Blake’s arrest was in connection of allegations of a secret commission and money laundering in relation to …

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71 break-ins during June, that’s 2 burglaries a day

    There were 71 break-ins at homes and businesses in Cayman during the month of June – that’s more than two each day. During one burglary, a couple planning on getting married later this year had their wedding and honeymoon savings taken. Police say it appears burglars are moving …

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Assault victims screams for help go unheard

Despite members of the public being nearby, no one came to the assistance of a woman who screamed repeatedly for help following a terrifying attack. During the assault, the attacker used a knife to cut the straps of her backpack. The incident happened Thursday, June 29, just before 9:30 p.m. …

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Two guns seized by police

  Police officers recovered two firearms along the shore in South Sound during a police investigation just before 1 a.m. Sunday, June 25. Two men, ages 20 and 27, both of Bodden Town, were arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and taken into police custody. One small …

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CITA worries over crime

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association is worried by the high rise recently in crime and safety. “The matter has escalated in priority for the organisation as it also should for the Cayman Islands Government,” said CITA president, Theresa Leacock-Broderick. “Undeniably, safety is a primary appeal of Cayman as a vacation …

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UPDATED: Couple tied up with duct tape, arrests made

UPDATED: Sunday, June 18  Police have arrested an additional two persons in connection with the violent home invasion in which a couple were threatened and tied up with duct tape. A juvenile was arrested following a car crash on School Road, Saturday. During a search of the vehicle he was driving …

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