Tag: bank robbery

Burglars steal cash during bank break-in

Burglars steal cash during bank break-in

| 23/06/2016 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Bank of Canada on Shedden Road was broken into and cash stolen sometime Wednesday night, police have confirmed, saying that bank staff discovered the break-in when they arrived for work this morning (Thursday, 23 June). Police said the thieves did not gain access to the vault but stole cash from the dispensing […]

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CNB robbers get up to 14 years jail each

CNB robbers get up to 14 years jail each

| 01/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The four men recently convicted for Cayman’s biggest bank robbery faced their fate in court on Wednesday and received sentences that ranged between eight and fourteen years for their part in the daylight heist.  David Tamasa, George Mignot, Rennie Cole and Andre Burton were all found guilty last week for the second time by […]

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Crown seeks cash from robbers

Crown seeks cash from robbers

| 25/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS) The director of public prosecutions is seeking to recover the missing cash which was stolen from the Buckingham Square branch of Cayman National Bank in June 2012 from the convicted robbers. The largest ever heist in Cayman and understood to be the biggest bank stick-up in the region, more than half a million dollars […]

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Robbers found guilty again

Robbers found guilty again

| 20/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Four men charged with the broad daylight heist at the Buckingham Square branch of Cayman National Bank in June 2012 were found guilty by a jury Friday after a six-week long retrial. David Tamasa, Rennie Cole, George Mignot and Andre Burton were all convicted of robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm for the […]

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Jury still deliberating in bank robbery trial

Jury still deliberating in bank robbery trial

| 19/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS) Updated: The jury trying four men accused of robbing Cayman National Bank did not reach a verdict by the time the courts were due to close Thursday evening and were ordered to return to continue their deliberations Friday morning.

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Dillon ‘dangerous’ say defence lawyers

Dillon ‘dangerous’ say defence lawyers

| 16/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Attorneys representing the men charged with the 2012 daylight robbery of Cayman National Bank all warned the jury that the crown’s witness, Marlon Dillon, was dangerous and they could not convict their clients based on his ever-changing evidence. As each lawyer tore into Dillon’s testimony, upon which the crown has based its case, they urged […]

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QC: Witness a ‘ratty corrupt liar’

QC: Witness a ‘ratty corrupt liar’

| 12/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The attorney representing David Tamasa (33) from West Bay said the crown witness accusing his client of being the mastermind behind the Cayman National Bank heist in June 2012 was a “discredited, totally corrupt and ratty witness”. James Curtis QC said that, on any view, Marlon Dillon, a twice convicted armed robber — in contrast to his […]

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Crown: Witness ‘flawed but courageous’

Crown: Witness ‘flawed but courageous’

| 11/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The director of public prosecutions described the crown’s key witness in the Cayman National Bank robbery as “flawed but courageous” as she delivered her closing speech in the case to the jury Wednesday. As the trial of David Tamasa, Rennie Cole, George Mignott and Andre Burton, who are all charged with robbery and firearms […]

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Defendants stay silent in CNB robbery case

Defendants stay silent in CNB robbery case

| 09/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Four men accused of robbing the Cayman National Bank almost three years ago passed up the opportunity to take the witness stand Monday after the crown closed its case against them. David Tamasa, Rennie Cole and George Mignott all chose to remain silent and offered no evidence in response to the charges. Andre Burton […]

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Supergrass faces uncertain future

Supergrass faces uncertain future

| 27/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Marlon Dillon walked out of the courtroom on Thursday after giving evidence for the crown for what is likely to be the last time, facing an uncertain future. Over the last three years Dillon has given evidence against a number of men he claims were his accomplices in two armed robberies and he has […]

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CNB key witness dodges answers

CNB key witness dodges answers

| 25/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The crown’s key witness in the Cayman National Bank robbery failed to answer most of the questions directed to him when he returned to the stand Wednesday. As Paul Keleher QC, the fourth defense attorney in the case, representing Andre Burton, began his cross-examination, Marlon Dillon, who has been labeled ‘supergrass’, dodged his way […]

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