Tag: theft

Cops seek to reunite stolen jewels with owners

Cops seek to reunite stolen jewels with owners

| 25/06/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A collection of rings, bracelets, chains, pendents and watches recovered by police officers during burglary investigations that are believed to have been stolen are on display on the RCIPS website. Officers are hoping to reunite these pieces of jewellery with the rightful owners. Anyone who believes their property may be held by police is […]

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Suspect accused of two GT break-ins

Suspect accused of two GT break-ins

| 26/05/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A 43-year-old man from George Town has been charged with two burglaries, theft, damage to property and breach of curfew in relation to a break-in at a bar on Mary Street on Sunday, 17 May, and at a restaurant on Eastern Avenue on Thursday, 21 May, both in central George Town. He was arrested […]

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Stolen tools seized during police search

Stolen tools seized during police search

| 11/05/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Police are hoping to find the owners of a number of electrical tools they believe were stolen, which were recovered by officers during a search earlier this month. The RCIPS is inviting members of the public to view the items on its website here. Anyone who has been the victim of a power tool […]

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Thieves fail to steal from ATM

Thieves fail to steal from ATM

| 25/03/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Would-be thieves tried in vain to get money from an ATM machine at the post office in East End this morning without using a card. Shortly after 1:00am on Wednesday, 25 March, police responded to a report that the machine had been vandalized. They carried out investigations at the scene and discovered that, despite […]

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Car stolen from Spotts Beach

Car stolen from Spotts Beach

| 05/02/2020 | 33 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that patrols and periodic checks are being increased in the Spotts area after it appears the beach is being targeted by thieves. A gold 2018 KIA Sportage, registration number 181-756, was stolen from the parking lot at Spotts Beach on Monday, just days after a number of valuable items […]

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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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Woman gets 6 years for $390k theft from bosses

Woman gets 6 years for $390k theft from bosses

| 27/11/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Nadia Miranda Powery (34), who has admitted stealing more than $390,000 from two employers, was given a six-year jail term on Wednesday and taken into custody. The mother of five, who admitted the offences earlier this year, had been on bail as she awaited her fate but following the delivery of the lengthy jail […]

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HSA staff deny false overtime claims

HSA staff deny false overtime claims

| 01/11/2019

(CNS): Two employees of the Health Services Authority have denied allegations that they made false overtime claims to the hospital and were paid for work they never did. Nick Romano Smith and Dominic Fernando Dacres both pleaded not guilty to various criminal and anti-corruption charges relating to the overtime accusations, when they appeared in Grand […]

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2nd suspect arrested, 1st bailed in foiled jewel theft

2nd suspect arrested, 1st bailed in foiled jewel theft

| 28/10/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a second man in connection with an attempted jewel heist at a downtown jewellery store last week in George Town. The suspect, who is from West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of theft and is currently in custody as investigations continue. But a 24-year-old man, also from West Bay, who was […]

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Woman stole $390k from bosses

Woman stole $390k from bosses

| 28/10/2019 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Nadia Powery (35) stole around US$370,000 in less than one year from a vacation rental firm where she worked, before going on to steal another $19,000 from a new employer after she was fired and on police bail in relation the first theft. Crown counsel Toyin Salako told a court Friday that Powery was […]

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Suspect jewel thief arrested

Suspect jewel thief arrested

| 25/10/2019

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of theft in connection with the attempted jewel heist at a store in downtown George Town on Monday. Police said the man is currently in police custody as their investigations continue into the incident. He is accused of being one of two men […]

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