Tag: armed robbery

Teenager charged over fast-food robbery

Teenager charged over fast-food robbery

| 13/07/2018
(CNS): A 17-year-old-boy from George Town was expected in court today, Friday, to face charges of attempted robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with an armed hold-up at the Captain’s Bakery fast-food restaurant on West Bay Road. The teenager was arrested shortly after [...]

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Suspect arrested after Captain’s Bakery robbed

Suspect arrested after Captain’s Bakery robbed

| 11/07/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have begun an investigation in to the fifth armed robbery in less than a week after a teenage gunman held up the Captain’s Bakery, the fast food restaurant on the West Bay Road in George Town, last night. CNS understands that at around 9pm a man armed with a handgun came [...]

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Police face new robbery spike

Police face new robbery spike

| 09/07/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Police were called to the scene of two more robberies over the weekend and are now investigating four armed stick-ups against individuals and businesses since Thursday night. For the second time in a matter of days, Al La Kebab fell victim to robbers when the restaurant on Lawrence Boulevard [...]

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Armed robbers strike Al La Kebab food truck

Armed robbers strike Al La Kebab food truck

| 06/07/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery at a food truck in Red Bay on Thursday night, during which two shots were fired before two masked men made off with cash and an employee’s handbag. The robbery at the Al La Kebab truck at the top of Selkirk Drive was reported to [&h [...]

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Machete-wielding robbers hold up barber shop

Machete-wielding robbers hold up barber shop

| 29/06/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS) Two masked men, one of whom was armed with a machete, made off with cash and personal belongings after robbing a George Town barber shop on Thursday evening. Police said that at about 7:40pm on 28 June they received a report of the commercial robbery on Eastern Avenue, close to the junction [...]

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Couple jailed for 12 years in jewel heist

Couple jailed for 12 years in jewel heist

| 25/06/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Madeinys Pol-Ebanks (39) and Adrian Adela Gea (33) were jailed for 12 years on Friday for robbery following a judge alone trial in March, where they were convicted of an armed hold-up at Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry store on the West Bay Road in 2015. The couple, who are both originally from Cub [...]

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Foiled robber flees empty handed from bakery

Foiled robber flees empty handed from bakery

| 04/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A would-be robber wearing an orange top fled empty-handed from the Caribbean Bakery in West Bay Thursday evening after staff refused his demands for cash. Police said they received the report of an attempted robbery at the local shop on Mount Pleasant Road at about 8:20pm. Two staff members r [...]

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Grocery store robber jailed for 9 years

Grocery store robber jailed for 9 years

| 30/04/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A local man who went on a crime rampage and, after they caught him, told police he wanted to go to prison got his wish Friday when he was jailed for nine years. Gerado George Conolly (26) used a modified, but unloaded, flare gun to hold up the Lookout Grocery Store in Bodden Town last [&hell [...]

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Younger robber gets jail time cut in nail-bar heist

Younger robber gets jail time cut in nail-bar heist

| 26/04/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has taken a year off the prison sentence given to Antonio Kelly for his part in an armed robbery at a nail bar in 2015 because he was so much younger than his co-conspirators in the crime and suffers from mental-health problems. Kelly, who was just 19 at [&h [...]

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Teenager arrested over WB robbery

Teenager arrested over WB robbery

| 19/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested an 18-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of robbery and the possession of an unlicensed firearm. Officers working on the case, which involved an armed masked man making off with cash from a store at Batabano Plaza at around 6am on Tuesday 10 April, took the suspect [...]

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Masked armed man robs West Bay store

Masked armed man robs West Bay store

| 10/04/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for an armed robber, described as short with a dark complexion, following a stick-up at a local store in Batabano Plaza, West Bay, early Tuesday morning, less than a half mile from the local police station. As the store clerk was opening up the shop around 6:15 this [...]

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