Tag: armed robbery

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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Staff assaulted in stick-up at Al La Kebab

Staff assaulted in stick-up at Al La Kebab

| 24/11/2018 | 115 Comments

(CNS): Two members of staff working on the Al La Kebab truck in Red Bay were injured late Friday night when two masked, armed men robbed the food-stop at the top of Selkirk Drive. Police said that the stick-up happened just before midnight, when the men, who were dressed in black and carrying a firearm, […]

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KFC robbed by armed masked man

KFC robbed by armed masked man

| 03/11/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): A man wearing a dark hoodie and a cloth around his face armed with what was believed to be a handgun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash Friday night following a robbery at the KFC restaurant in downtown George Town on Shedden Road. Police said they received the report around 9pm about […]

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Robbers strike in Bodden Town

Robbers strike in Bodden Town

| 30/09/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a street robbery and attempted liquor stick-up, both of which happened in Bodden Town on Friday night-Saturday morning. In the first case, two masked men approached the front door of a liquor store on Hirst Road, near Countryside, just before 10pm and tried to force open the locked door but when they failed […]

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Robber escapes with cash from liquor store stick-up

Robber escapes with cash from liquor store stick-up

| 24/09/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A lone gunman made off with cash from a liquor store in the Seven Mile Beach shopping plaza around 9:40pm on Saturday night after threatening staff and customers. The man, who was wearing a long-sleeved white shirt, blue jeans and a baseball cap, was carrying what looked like a handgun, according to witnesses at […]

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Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

| 19/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The owner of the Czech Inn bar and restaurant in Bodden Town told the court on Wednesday that an armed masked robber pointed a 9mm beretta in his face during a stick-up of his business in March this year. Appearing as a crown witness in the trial of Odain Ebanks (23), Jeri “George” Zitterbart recounted […]

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Passenger robs bus driver at knife point

Passenger robs bus driver at knife point

| 17/09/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A public bus driver was stabbed and his takings were robbed at knife point by a passenger he picked up in West Bay on Sunday evening. Police said a tall, slim man in his early 20’s, wearing a white t-shirt and dark coloured shorts, who was sitting in the front of the bus pulled […]

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Bakery has no cash for would-be robber

Bakery has no cash for would-be robber

| 20/08/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A man armed with a knife tried to rob the Caribbean Bakery in the Batabano area of West Bay on Sunday evening but he ran off through the back door when the store cashier told him there was no cash in the register. Police said a tall man with light brown skin, dressed in […]

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