Tag: armed robbery

Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

| 31/07/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A lone robber wearing a cream-coloured hoodie, a black mask and a pair of gloves, and wielding a machete, made off with an undisclosed small quantity of cash from Liquor-for-Less, close to Foster’s Airport supermarket in George Town last night. Police said that shortly after 10pm the man burst into the booze shop, where […]

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Teenage armed robber jailed for 7 years

Teenage armed robber jailed for 7 years

| 25/07/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Tyrec Christopher Johnson (18) has been sent to prison for seven years, following his conviction for attempted armed robbery with an unlicensed firearm. As he delivered his ruling on Thursday, the judge acknowledged that the teenager, who was just 17 when he held up the Captain’s Bakery on the West Bay Road last summer […]

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Masked robber holds up food truck

Masked robber holds up food truck

| 27/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A masked man armed with a machete robbed a food truck on Crewe Road at around one o’clock Saturday morning, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The man, who was dressed all in black, brandished the machete and demanded cash from workers at the Burger Shack trailer close to the Grand Harbour […]

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Robber targets restaurant and food truck

Robber targets restaurant and food truck

| 15/04/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is currently investigating two armed robberies that happened on Saturday evening, both committed by a man dressed in dark clothing and brandishing a machete. The police have not said if they suspect the two cases are linked, however, in both cases the robber demanded and then escaped on […]

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Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

Czech Inn robber locked up for 14 years

| 12/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) was handed a 14-year jail term by a Grand Court judge Thursday for his part in an armed robbery at a Bodden Town bar and restaurant and for shooting at police officers during the getaway. Ebanks had denied being one of two armed masked men who held up the Czech Inn […]

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Tattooed armed robber assaults store clerk

Tattooed armed robber assaults store clerk

| 03/04/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for a distinctive looking armed robbery suspect, described as having tattoos near his eyes and dreadlocked hair. The man who held up a store in George Town Tuesday night was of slim build with brown complexion, police said. He was wearing dark clothing and had a black shirt wrapped […]

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Al La Kebab van robbed again

Al La Kebab van robbed again

| 29/03/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Al La Kebab truck located at the end of Selkirk Drive in the Red Bay area of George Town has been robbed for the third time in less than eight months. This time the mobile food bar was robbed in broad daylight by a machete wielding man wearing dark clothing. Police said that […]

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Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

| 12/02/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): An armed masked man made off with a bag containing personal items after a doorstep robbery outside a George Town home early on Tuesday morning. The victim was outside his house on Greenwood Drive at around 12:30am when he was approached by the masked robber, who appeared to be carrying a gun. The robber demanded his phone, […]

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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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One injured in BBQ stand robbery

One injured in BBQ stand robbery

| 15/12/2018 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating an armed robbery at Chef John’s BBQ stand on Crewe Road in George Town Friday evening. According to a brief release from the RCIPS, the armed heist happened sometime before 6:30pm, when one of two men approached staff brandishing a handgun and demanding cash. Both men then fled the scene with […]

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False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

| 28/11/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) is facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence of at least ten years, having been convicted on Wednesday of armed robbery, as a result of DNA evidence and a false alibi, which sealed his fate. Justice Marlene Carter found Ebanks guilty of several counts, including robbery, possession of a firearm with intent […]

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