Tag: home invasion

Home invader gets ‘life’ in jail

Home invader gets ‘life’ in jail

| 31/01/2020 | 116 Comments

(CNS): Elmer Wright (26) is now the second person in the Cayman Islands to be given an indeterminate ‘life’ sentence for a crime other than murder. Wright, who already has a serious criminal history, was told he would have to serve at least 18 years before he is eligible for a parole hearing, with no […]

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Wright guilty in violent home invasion

Wright guilty in violent home invasion

| 29/01/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Elmer Wright (26) has been found guilty of five out of six charges against him relating to a horrifying, violent home invasion that took place in Prospect in June 2017. As a result of this serious conviction for robbery, possession of a gun and related crimes, in addition to a guilty verdict against him […]

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Violent burglar jailed for 10 years

Violent burglar jailed for 10 years

| 19/12/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Ryan Elijah Ebanks has been given another lengthy jail term for a serious and violent crime after the serial offender was convicted of a home invasion in West Bay earlier this year. He was jailed for ten years Wednesday for an aggravated burglary in Mona Lisa Way, where he broke into the home of […]

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4th man unveiled, charged for home invasion

4th man unveiled, charged for home invasion

| 01/12/2019

(CNS): Police have charged a 42-year-old George Town man in connection with a violent home invasion in Patrick’s Island, Prospect, two and a half years ago. The man had been named in the trial of Elmer Wright for the same offences and the restriction on revealing his identity has been removed. Shane Conner was remanded […]

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Manhunt fails to find home intruder

Manhunt fails to find home intruder

| 31/10/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a report of a daylight home intruder after a resident of Palm Dale found a strange man in their house at around 10:40am on Wednesday. When the occupant of the home discovered the trespasser in their house, they called the police right away. But despite their immediate response, the man had […]

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Rapist’s 18-year sentence upheld

Rapist’s 18-year sentence upheld

| 03/09/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (26), who is currently serving a 20½-year sentence for rape, aggravated burglary, theft and sexual assault, had his appeal denied for reduction of his prison term. In a hearing held Monday, 2 September, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal rejected arguments to cut the sentence that covered two separate instances as […]

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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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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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