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Daylight armed robbery

Police are hunting a gunman who held up a bar during a broad daylight heist. The robbery took place just before 12.30 p.m. Monday at The Station Bar in Prospect. The man armed with a handgun threatened staff before making off with cash. A police spokeswoman said: “One fully masked …

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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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Police launch recruitment drive

The RCIPS launched its fourth successive recruitment drive on Monday targeting Caymanians. Although the RCIPS already began accepting applications for local officers on its website since February, the organisation is intensifying its efforts over the next month to begin training a class of at least ten recruits in early January …

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Police issue Irma water warning

Thinking of going in the water this weekend? Think again. Police have issued a warning to anyone planning ocean related activities such as boating, surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, diving or swimming.  Rough seas and strong currents are expected, and any activity on the water carries great risk. They are particularly concerned about …

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Judge arrested on suspicion of DUI

A Grand Court judge was arrested Monday night after a car crash on West Bay Road. The 52-year-old woman was alone in a vehicle which hit a wall close to Lime Tree Bay Road. A police spokeswoman said: “Just before 10.15 p.m. police and emergency services responded to a report of a …

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65lbs of ganja seized by cops

An early morning raid in West Bay netted a large amount of ganja. Police found the drugs outside in the Mount Pleasant area. Although no one was arrested, police are continue to investigate. A spokeswoman for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said: “Yesterday morning, Sunday, 27 August, joint operations …

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Woman bottled in the face during Bananas bar brawl

A bar fight between two women ended up with one struck in the face with a bottle Thursday morning. Police were called to Bananas on Eastern Avenue just after 3 a.m. after reports of a disturbance involving one man armed with a machete. A police spokeswoman said: “While on scene …

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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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Man stabbed at McField Square

A man has told police he was stabbed and assaulted by someone he knows at McField Square. Officers received reports of a fight at the Square in George Town in the early hours of Sunday morning. But when they arrived at the scene, there was no one there. A police …

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Armed police shoot aggressive dog

Armed police shot a dog that was attacking an officer.  Around 5 p.m. Saturday, police were looking for a man wanted on a court-issued warrant. While one of the officers was leaving the man’s house in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay, three unleashed pit-bull dogs ran at him. …

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