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Tag: armed robbery

Guard shot in cash van robbery

Guard shot in cash van robbery

| 08/04/2017 | 116 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED SUNDAY: Police have now confirmed that the armed men who robbed a cash van outside Foster’s supermarket by the airport Saturday night did get away with a undisclosed quantity of cash after shooting a security guard in the arm and leg during the heist. The incident happened at the [...]

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Two men charged over violent bar robbery

Two men charged over violent bar robbery

| 24/03/2017
(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police have now charged two men in connection with a violent robbery outside a West Bay nightclub earlier this month in which a man was stabbed. The pair were due to appear in court Monday facing a catalogue of charges. The first suspect, a 21-year-old man from West Bay, was [...]

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Golden gun robbers’ appeal rejected

Golden gun robbers’ appeal rejected

| 10/03/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Three men involved in the armed robbery at the Blackbeard’s liquor store at Grand Harbour in December 2014 failed to have their convictions overturned or their sentences cut when they appeared before the appeal court this week. The bungling robbers had used one of their mother’s cars for [...]

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Teenager on trial for double robbery

Teenager on trial for double robbery

| 06/03/2017
(CNS): A 16-year-old boy appeared in Grand Court Monday accused of robbing the same West Bay convenience store twice in just over a month last year when he was just 15. The boy, who is from West Bay and cannot been named because of his age, allegedly held up Eddie’s Minimart No2 on Birch Tree [&he [...]

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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 that [...]

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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 cash f [...]

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Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 19 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 van [...]

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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 […] [...]

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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 Bar [...]

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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 all [...]

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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 the [...]

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