Tag: burglary

Cash register snatched at WB restaurant

Cash register snatched at WB restaurant

| 29/01/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Three masked burglars made off with an undisclosed quantity of cash Tuesday night, after running into Liberty’s Restaurant on Reverent Blackman Road, West Bay, and snatching the cash register before running away. Police said the burglary, which took place around 8:20pm, happened without any threats or violence to the staff members who were inside.

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Serial burglar suspect charged

Serial burglar suspect charged

| 01/12/2019

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from Bodden Town has been charged with attempted burglary, damage to property, and burglary in relation to three separate break-ins in Bodden Town and George Town. The man, who has not yet been identified, was due to appear in court Friday afternoon to face allegations of a residential burglary spree in […]

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Cops seek help in aging Brac burglary case

Cops seek help in aging Brac burglary case

| 18/11/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Nine months after a break-in at the Tiger Bay Restaurant on Cotton Tree Bay Road, Cayman Brac, police have released a CCTV footage image of the suspect from private security cameras to help identify the man. The break-in happened on 9 February and the recovered footage shows the burglar smashing exterior cameras on the […]

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Crack addiction led to charity break-in

Crack addiction led to charity break-in

| 05/11/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (26) was handed an 18-month jail term Tuesday for a third break-in at a George Town charity. The Nicaraguan national, who had a clean record until this year, went on a crime spree during the summer to feed his crack-cocaine addiction, the court heard. He was already serving a suspended sentence […]

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Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

| 24/10/2019

(CNS): Security at the George Town courthouse was beefed up Thursday as a witness gave evidence in an ongoing case regarding a 2017 home invasion in Prospect. Caine Thomas (20), one of the men who has admitted being involved in the crime, began giving evidence against Elmer Wright (25), who is now the only man […]

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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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