Tag: armed robbery

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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Foiled cash van robber gets ten years in jail

Foiled cash van robber gets ten years in jail

| 03/04/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The man who tried but failed to rob a cash van in George Town in February 2017 has been given a total of ten years in prison following a guilty plea in the middle of his trial. Jerome Cunningham (25) tried to hold up a van on Eastern Avenue after a cash collection from […] [...]

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Cash security robbed at fast-food restaurant

Cash security robbed at fast-food restaurant

| 28/03/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Security staff collecting cash from Wendy’s in Savannah were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night. The RCIPS said that just before 11:40pm yesterday police officers were called to the scene following a report that the guards in a security van had been approached by two armed men with their [...]

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Couple convicted of jewellery store heist

Couple convicted of jewellery store heist

| 23/03/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Madeinys Ebanks-Pol (39) and Adrian Adela Gea (33) were found guilty of stealing $500,000 worth of jewellery from a West Bay Road store in 2015, when a judge delivered his ruling Friday, following a trial last month. The couple, who have ties to Cuba, were remanded in custody until their sent [...]

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Local man denies shoot-out with cops

Local man denies shoot-out with cops

| 23/03/2018
(CNS): Odain Ebanks denied a long list of offences when he appeared in Grand Court Friday to answer charges relating to a robbery and shooting at police. The local 24-year-old man pleaded not guilty to being one of two men who robbed the Czech Inn in Bodden Town earlier this month, where CI$700 was [...]

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