George Town police keep up pressure on criminals

| 11/02/2009

(CNS): Criminality will not be accepted in the islands’ capital the police have said following a number of arrests that were made by officers from George Town on Tuesday, 10 February as a result of proactive policing operations. “We won’t tolerate any criminal activity in George Town,” said George Town Inspector Bennard Ebanks.

“We have teams of dedicated officers committed to keeping the Cayman Islands safe which are working exceptionally hard and those involved in crime should be prepared to be caught.”

Those arrested included a 22-year-old woman on suspicion of assault; a 42-year-old man on suspicion of consuming a controlled drug; a 29-year-old man on suspicion of possession of ganja, consumption of ganja and resisting arrest; a 34-year-oldman on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and 17-year-old youth on suspicion of damage to property.

George Town police officers endeavour to work with the community on addressing issues around crime and disorder and ask that anyone with information about criminal activity come forward. Anyone with information can contact the police station on 494-4222 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    If this is proactive policing God help us, these arrests are more active than proactive. If drugs users were targeted we would have more of them in court than traffic offences and our public beach in Bodden Town would have less undesirables hanging around the rest rooms all day.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Pay Heed all you Man Woman….Your kind will not be tolerated!!!

    "Those arrested included a 22-year-old man woman on suspicion of assault"

    Does CaymannewsService need a proof-reader because I would be happy to relocate?!?! 

    CNS: Whoops! Now corrected.