Two dozen people arrested in 24-hour period

| 18/12/2014

(CNS): Drugs, drinking and driving, jumping and breaching bail, disorderly behaviour, assault, indecent assault, burglary, credit card cons and robbery were some of the crimes that the police rounded up suspects for in a 24-hour period, starting on Wednesday when the arrests began with a crack-cocaine drug bust in West Bay. “The holiday season, which is in full swing, gave cause for members of the RCIPS to step up their vigilance in making this festive season safe,” a spokesperson said Thursday, as the list of arrests was revealed, including two Clifton Hunter High School students who were arrested on suspicion of possessing a small amount of ganja.

Overnight four people were taken into custody on warrants for failing to appear in court. Another two people were arrested for disorderly conduct at the George Town Police Station and assaulting police, and another man was arrested and taken into custody for failing to comply with his bail conditions, having been charged with the theft of a sail boat. Four men were arrested Wednesday night in connection with the liquor store robbery in Grand Harbour

In Bodden Town police arrested three drunk drivers, while in West Bay a 35-year-old male resident was arrested for assault occasioning actual bodily harm after an altercation with a family member. On Cayman Brac a 53-year-old man living in Creek was arrested by officers for the indecent assault on a young female.

The police also arrested four Romanians, who remain in custody, over the last two days for a credit card scam.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Seems that tis the season to be arrested

  2. Anonymous says:

    Why do we need a season for the police to be like this?

  3. ánonymous says:

    Catch and release petty crimes. The"robbers" wil be bailed by the time this is posted.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Too bad this is not always the case, obviously the pressure has caused them to actually do something. The sad reality is that it takes outside pressure to get the Police to do their job. So how many crimes go unsolved and unpunished because they do not always do their jobs?

  5. Anonymous says:

    How about thanking Baines for a change when the police perform like this..Thank you to the Chief of Police.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Can we make this a weekly occurence?

  7. paper American says:

    Are we talking about Detroit or Chicago?

    • Fred the Piemaker says:

      Talking about the CoP trying to show he is doing something about crime.