Tag: burglary

Burglars targeting churches, warn police

Burglars targeting churches, warn police

| 09/08/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has received reports of eight break-ins at churches across Grand Cayman over the last two months, two of which happened overnight Tuesday-Wednesday (one in Savannah and one in George Town), in what appears to be a spree of targeted break-ins at religiou [...]

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Home invader uses spray on victim

Home invader uses spray on victim

| 19/07/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A woman who woke up to find a burglar in her house in the middle of night was reportedly sprayed with an unknown substance by the home invader before he fled with her purse, police have said. The substance turned out to be benign, possibly hairspray, as the victim was not hurt during the [&he [...]

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GT man charged over EE resort burglary

GT man charged over EE resort burglary

| 06/07/2018
(CNS): Police have charged a 49-year-old man from George Town with burglary, criminal trespass, and consumption and possession of ganja after he was found in a room at a holiday resort in East End trying to make off with tourists’ personal possessions. The man was arrested early Wednesday m [...]

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Police nab Humane Society suspect burglar

Police nab Humane Society suspect burglar

| 20/06/2018
(CNS): A 34-year-old man from George Town was expected in court on Wednesday, after he was charged with breaking into the Humane Society’s office on North Sound Road sometime in the early morning hours of Monday, 18 June. The suspect smashed the front glass door of the charity. Facebook posts [...]

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Police nab repeat Snug Harbour suspect burglar

Police nab repeat Snug Harbour suspect burglar

| 14/06/2018
(CNS): A 45-year-old George Town man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary in relation to a break-in on 11 April at a home on Palm Heights Drive in Snug Harbour, George Town, an area that has had a spate of burglaries recently. In this instance several personal items were taken by the burglar [...]

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Police track down suspected arsonist and burglar

Police track down suspected arsonist and burglar

| 11/06/2018
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from East End was arrested last Wednesday on suspicion of burglary and arson in connection with a break-in last month at a home in North Side, where the furniture had been set on fire and the residence ransacked, though nothing was taken. The break-in happened on Old Robin [...]

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Suspect in antique jewellery theft to face trial

Suspect in antique jewellery theft to face trial

| 30/04/2018
(CNS): A North Side man pleaded not guilty Friday to allegations that he broke into an office in downtown George Town last September and stole a collection of antique jewellery, medals and coins, other personal possessions and cash. Mitchum Kenjo Wood will be tried in Grand Court on one charge of bu [...]

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Police round up another teen suspect burglar

Police round up another teen suspect burglar

| 30/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested and charged yet another teenager on suspicion of burglary in connection with a more than six-month old case. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that the 19-year-old man from George Town was due to appear in court Monday, 30 April, in relation to a break-in at a [...]

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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an incre [...]

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Safe thief suspect charged with burglary

Safe thief suspect charged with burglary

| 20/04/2018
(CNS): A 21-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of burglary Wednesday has now been charged over a commercial break-in last month, where he is accused of making off with a safe containing an undisclosed amount of cash. The break-in happened on Friday, 9 March, at a store in West Shore Center, [...]

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Suspected safe thief arrested over store break-in

Suspected safe thief arrested over store break-in

| 18/04/2018
(CNS): A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary today in connection with a commercial break-in last month where the perpetrator made off with a safe. Police said a store in West Shore Center, on the West Bay Road, was broken into on Friday, 9 March, where a safe containing an undiscl [...]

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