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Juvenile jailed for 2+ years for armed burglary

Juvenile jailed for 2+ years for armed burglary

| 20/12/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A teenager who broke into a family member’s home armed with a gun when he was just 16 years old was sent to prison this week to serve a 28-month sentence. The crown was unable to say whether or not the gun was real but the teenager used it to threaten the victim. However, […]

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Home-invasion suspect to wait 4 months for verdict

Home-invasion suspect to wait 4 months for verdict

| 28/11/2019

(CNS): Elmer Wright (25), who has been charged with a catalogue of crimes relating to a violent home invasion in Prospect in 2017, has to wait four months for a verdict after the crown and defence lawyers wrapped up the case Wednesday. Wright was the only one of four men accused of the crime who […]

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Threats drove witness into court

Threats drove witness into court

| 28/10/2019

(CNS): A man who has been charged with a catalogue of crimes relating to a home invasion that took place in Prospect in 2017 told the court that he was giving evidence because he had had enough of being threatened by one of his co-conspirators. Caine Thomas is believed to have been one of four […]

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Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

| 24/10/2019

(CNS): Security at the George Town courthouse was beefed up Thursday as a witness gave evidence in an ongoing case regarding a 2017 home invasion in Prospect. Caine Thomas (20), one of the men who has admitted being involved in the crime, began giving evidence against Elmer Wright (25), who is now the only man […]

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West Bay man denies violent home invasion

West Bay man denies violent home invasion

| 07/05/2019

(CNS): Ryan Ebanks (40) from West Bay has denied a list of serious charges in connection with a violent home invasion in the district earlier this year. In Grand Court Friday, he pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated burglary, robbery and wounding with intent at a house on Mona Lisa Way at around 10pm […]

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Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

| 10/03/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a 911 call about a violent burglary at a home in the Batabano area of West Bay Saturday night, just three days after an unsuccessful home invasion by two men in the Birch Tree Hill area of the district. About 10:00pm on 9 March, a lone […]

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Men flee empty handed after home invasion

Men flee empty handed after home invasion

| 10/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone that may have information about a foiled aggravated burglary on Wednesday night at a home in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay. Two men, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other carrying a long metal object, entered the […]

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NS man denies stealing CI$7k in GT robbery

NS man denies stealing CI$7k in GT robbery

| 16/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): In Grand Court 0n Friday Wayne Alphonso Bellafonte Jr (26) from North Side pleaded not guilty to charges of robbery and the possession of an imitation gun in connection with a home invasion in Palm Dale, George Town, last summer. He is expected to face trial in May. Bellafonte is accused of entering a residence […]

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Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

| 20/09/2018 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for two men who committed a violent robbery at a home off Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay last night. At around 10pm on Wednesday a man who was in his yard was approached by two men he did not know. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded […]

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Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

| 06/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Wayne Bellafonte (26) from North Side has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation gun in connection with a home invasion in the Crewe Road area last week. He was arrested on 1 August following a police operation in the district to find him, and remanded in custody after a court appearance on […]

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K9-Unit nets suspect in Palm Dale home invasion

K9-Unit nets suspect in Palm Dale home invasion

| 02/08/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from North Side has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and other offences in connection with an armed home invasion, which took place in Palm Dale early Saturday morning. During a police operation in North Side early on Wednesday morning to find the suspect, officers spotted him and he immediately fled. However, […]

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