Cops arrest five for drink and drug offences

| 11/08/2009

(CNS): Police from the police station in West Bay said they arrested four people aged between 30 and 53 for possession and consumption of drugs offences this past weekend as well as a 54 year old on suspicious of DUI. They also arrested a 46-year-old man for assault ABH and a 29-year-old on warrant. The only teenager arrested this weekend was a 19-year-old man who was arrested for driving whilst disqualified.

Despite the more serious crimes of late in West Baya nd other districts Area Commander Chief Inspector Angelique Howell said these arrests demonstratethe Police’s commitment to tackling crime in the district and she encouraged residents to remain vigilant at all times.

Howell also said that reports of thefts are on the increase with seven items reported stolen during the previous week including a Yamaha engine; a Zongshem motorcycle; license plate; Blackberry cell phone; Cannon camera; and a wallet containing cash.

“Drivers should also be aware that cars are being targeted by thieves. When leaving vehicles drivers must take precautionary measures to remove belongings from plain view and ensure that vehicles are locked,” Howell added.  

Anyone who has information on the stolen items or on any criminal activity in the district should contact West Bay Police Station on 949-3990.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station 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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