Tag: home invasion

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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North Side home invasion suspect charged

North Side home invasion suspect charged

| 06/05/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: A 54-year-old man from North Side who was arrested at the weekend has now been charged with burglary in connection with a home invasion in Frank Sound last week where a woman, who was at home with her children, fought off an intruder in the middle of the night. Police said the man […]

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Two men arrested after violent home invasion

Two men arrested after violent home invasion

| 12/03/2019

(CNS): Two West Bay men have been arrested in relation to a violent home invasion in the district last week in which the victim was chopped in the head with a machete. A 53-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Monday, 11 March) on suspicion of aggravated burglary, and a 40-year-old man was arrested today for unspecified […]

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Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

| 10/03/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a 911 call about a violent burglary at a home in the Batabano area of West Bay Saturday night, just three days after an unsuccessful home invasion by two men in the Birch Tree Hill area of the district. About 10:00pm on 9 March, a lone […]

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Men flee empty handed after home invasion

Men flee empty handed after home invasion

| 10/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone that may have information about a foiled aggravated burglary on Wednesday night at a home in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay. Two men, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other carrying a long metal object, entered the […]

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Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

| 20/09/2018 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for two men who committed a violent robbery at a home off Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay last night. At around 10pm on Wednesday a man who was in his yard was approached by two men he did not know. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded […]

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Rapist receives 20-year jail term

Rapist receives 20-year jail term

| 30/08/2018 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (25) from Bodden Town has received a prison sentence of 20 years and six months for rape during a home invasion in September 2017 and committing sexual assault during a separate burglary in 2015. Solomon committed the rape while on bail awaiting sentencing for the sexual assault; as a result Justice Marlene […]

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Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

Home invasion suspect remanded to jail

| 06/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Wayne Bellafonte (26) from North Side has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation gun in connection with a home invasion in the Crewe Road area last week. He was arrested on 1 August following a police operation in the district to find him, and remanded in custody after a court appearance on […]

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Three injured in home invasion and abduction

Three injured in home invasion and abduction

| 26/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested on suspicion of assault, abduction, aggravated burglary and car theft after an incident in the early hours of this morning in Prospect. The man, who is now in custody, reportedly broke into a home in Birch Avenue at around 3:00am on Thursday, where he confronted […]

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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 […]

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Woman beats off intruder with baseball bat

Woman beats off intruder with baseball bat

| 29/03/2018 | 83 Comments

(CNS): A Bodden Town woman who returned home at lunchtime Monday found a masked man in her bedroom but she managed to give him a couple of good whacks with a metal baseball bat and called 911, which caused him to run out of the house. The 44-year-old woman, who is just 5 foot, 2½ […]

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