Sunday 25 October, 2020

Cops continue ticketing spree with more DUI arrests

The RCIPS has been continuing high visibility patrols in search of persons driving under the influence of alcohol or committing a host of other traffic related offenses. These have lead to a large number of arrests and tickets.

Throughout the month of December, over 50 persons were arrested on suspicion of DUI. Just under 300 motor vehicle collisions were recorded including one fatality. Over 1300 tickets were issued in the month of December with offenses ranging from speeding, illegal tint, use of mobile phones and more.

No arrests for DUI were made on New Year’s Eve; however 2 persons were arrested on suspicion of DUI on the morning of New Year’s Day.

Over the holidays the RCIPS also partnered with the National Drug Council for their #ArriveAlive345 Campaign and did a host of joint media appearances to promote the use of the purple ribbon buses on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s morning as well as to educate the public on ways to enjoy the holidays without putting themselves at risk by driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances. 

According to the NDC, over 3300 person’s rode the purple ribbon buses in Grand Cayman and over 40 in Cayman Brac.

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