Tag: armed robbery

Police charge failed robber in cash van stick-up

Police charge failed robber in cash van stick-up

| 23/02/2017

(CNS): Jerome Cunningham (24), from George Town, was expected in court Thursday morning charged with attempted murder, wounding with intent, attempted robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with the failed robbery of a cash van in the capital on Monday night. Police said t [...]

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GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

GT store robbed by machete wielding suspect

| 21/02/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police have said that a “raspy” voiced robber held up a store on Saturday afternoon while armed with a machete, but they have not stated which North Church Street business fell victim to the villain. The shop in question was held up around 4pm, when the man entered and demanded cas [...]

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Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash v [...]

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Armed men try to rob bank cash van

Armed men try to rob bank cash van

| 02/01/2017 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two armed men who tried to rob a cash transfer van at Cayman National Bank on New Year’s Eve. The robbers failed in their attempt, though police have not stated what happened to make the robbers run off before taking any cash. No shots were fired and no one was [...]

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Convicted robber at large illegally in Cayman

Convicted robber at large illegally in Cayman

| 23/12/2016 | 104 Comments

(CNS): A 34-year-old Jamaican man who was convicted of robbery in the Cayman Islands several years ago and deported after serving his time is back on the island illegally. Police issued an alert Friday seeking the public’s help in tracking down Norval Maconia Barrett. “It is believed that Mr [...]

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Masked gunmen rob jerk stand

Masked gunmen rob jerk stand

| 19/12/2016 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Two masked men made off with an undisclosed quantity of cash on Saturday night, 17 December, after holding up a popular jerk stand on Shamrock Road in Red Bay. The men, who were said to be armed with what appeared to be a handguns, approached the jerk stand just before 11pm and demanded [...]

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Jamaican crime ‘visitors’ jailed for four years

Jamaican crime ‘visitors’ jailed for four years

| 15/12/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two Jamaican men who came to the Cayman Islands illegally and then committed an armed robbery at a variety store and cash transfer agent in Bodden Town received four years in jail Thursday. Romario Codner (22) and Paul Martin (26) arrived in Cayman illegally on a boat in August and claim [...]

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Former employee charged in $500k jewellery heist

Former employee charged in $500k jewellery heist

| 12/12/2016

(CNS): A woman who was an employed at Mitzi’s Fine Jewellery has been charged with a robbery in relation to a hold-up at the store last November. Madeiny Rodrigues-Ebanks-Pol (38) and Adrian Gea (32) are charged with stealing more than $500,000 worth of jewels during the daylight robbery at the [...]

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Courts face mounting gun cases

Courts face mounting gun cases

| 12/12/2016

(CNS): Four people appeared in court Friday facing firearms charges and other offences in a mounting list of gun cases reaching the courts. Although legislators introduced a ten-year mandatory minimum sentence more than a decade ago, gun crime has continued to increase. The Grand Court’s crimin [...]

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Former PA to MLAs guilty of salon robbery

Former PA to MLAs guilty of salon robbery

| 08/12/2016 | 40 Comments

(CNS): A woman who managed the George Town office of Winston Connolly and Roy McTaggart when they were both on the government benches as C4C representatives has been found guilty of three counts of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm. Christine Rae-Smith had denied the charges but was [...]

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Man gets 11 years for home invasion

Man gets 11 years for home invasion

| 01/12/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): William David McLaughlin Martinez (39) was sentenced to 11 years in jail Thursday, immediately after a jury found him guilty of robbery in relation to a brutal home invasion in North Side in January. The local man admitted being the lookout in what he claimed was meant to be a burglary at [...]

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