Tag: burglary

Burglar suspect charged 4 months after break-in

Burglar suspect charged 4 months after break-in

| 09/10/2019

(CNS): A 52-year-old man from George Town has been charged with burglary after he was arrested on Monday in connection with a break-in that happened in June. Police said the burglary was on Templeton Street in George Town, where the intruder had entered a private residence, caused damage to property and then made off with […]

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Burglar targets animal charity again

Burglar targets animal charity again

| 23/09/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (26) has admitted breaking into the Humane Society and stealing cash while he was serving a suspended sentence for a previous burglary at the same charity, where he once worked. Alvarado pleaded guilty Friday to one count of burglary in relation to a break-in at the animal shelter and offices on […]

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Resident catches suspect burglar

Resident catches suspect burglar

| 04/09/2019

(CNS): A 39-year-old man from George Town was discovered in a home off Smith Road, George Town, at around 3:00am on Tuesday morning by the occupants. According to the RCIPS, the man tried to get away but was caught and detained by one of the occupants, who held him until the officers arrived in response […]

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Victim nabs suspect in own home

Victim nabs suspect in own home

| 16/08/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man has been charged with burglary and was due to appear in court Friday, 16 August, after he was nabbed by the occupant of the home that he had allegedly broken into. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that just before 3:00 Wednesday morning the victim of the burglary called […]

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Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

| 12/07/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy was found not guilty on Friday of burglary and arson at a West Bay residence more than three years ago. Justice Roger Chapple, who heard the trial in Grand Court without a jury, said he could not be sure the youngster had actually stolen anything or set a bed on fire […]

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Cop arrested over bank break-in

Cop arrested over bank break-in

| 11/07/2019

(CNS): A 46-year-old man from George Town who is a serving police officer has been arrested in connection with a bank burglary that happened more than three years ago. The man has reportedly been suspended from duty but is currently on police bail. The investigation by Serious Crime Review Team into the break-in, which happened […]

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Serial burglar jailed for 2½ years for bar break-in

Serial burglar jailed for 2½ years for bar break-in

| 11/07/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): James Blair Ebanks was sent to jail Thursday for two and a half years for two break-ins at the Cobalt Coast resort bar in West Bay, where he stole sodas, juices, packets of sugar, jugs, cocktail shakers, plastic bowls and even ice. Ebanks was described by the judge as a “serial burglar” who has […]

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Tourists wake up to masked home-invaders

Tourists wake up to masked home-invaders

| 27/06/2019 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Visitors to the Cayman Islands who are staying at a home on the Queen’s Highway woke up in the early hours of this morning to find masked men (possibly three), one of whom may have been armed with a gun, in the residence. The men, who were dressed in dark clothing, were rummaging through […]

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Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Cops round up suspect burglars

Cops round up suspect burglars

| 21/06/2019

(CNS): The police arrested two suspected burglars this week for unrelated crimes. One of them, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was finally arrested on Thursday in relation to two break-ins on 8 and 14 April, after police spent two months tracking him down. And a 32-year-old man from George Town, whom police did not name, was arrested […]

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Jewel thief suspect charged with burglary

Jewel thief suspect charged with burglary

| 17/06/2019

A 38-year-old man from George Town has been has been charged with burglary in connection with a break-in on 12 April at a home off Walkers Road, where a quantity of jewellery was taken. He has also been charged with attempted burglary at a house on Coralstone Way, Bodden Town, earlier this month where a […]

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