Tag: theft

Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

| 16/10/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Two men armed with machetes and dressed all in black struck a victim on the head in West Bay yesterday night before making off with his chain necklace, police have said. Shortly after 10pm officers responded to the robbery report at an address on West Church Street. The injured man said he ha [...]

Continue Reading

Police recover hauls of stolen goods

Police recover hauls of stolen goods

| 06/10/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The police are trying to reunite owners with their stolen property recovered during investigations at home and abroad. Some of the stolen items, including a number of power tools taken sometime before December 2017, were found in Honduras last November on a boat originating in the Cayman Isl [...]

Continue Reading

Woman accused of stealing US$386k from Turtle Centre

Woman accused of stealing US$386k from Turtle Centre

| 04/10/2018
(CNS): Following the recent revelations from the Cayman Turtle Centre that two significant thefts and fraud had been uncovered during the 2016/17 audit of the facility’s books and staff had been fired and suspended, the police have said that a 60-year-old-woman from West Bay was arrested on F [...]

Continue Reading

Police urge vigilance as thieves target parked cars

Police urge vigilance as thieves target parked cars

| 02/10/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging car owners not to leave valuables visible in their vehicles after they received seven reports of thieves targetting parked cars overnight on Saturday-Sunday at two separate locations while the owners attended events nearby. Four of the reports involved vehicles parked on Ped [...]

Continue Reading

Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

| 25/09/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police on Cayman Brac are investigating a burglary at the Department of Environment’s office on Creek Road in which three spear guns and spear-gun parts were stolen. The break-in was discovered early Monday morning and reported to the police around 9am.  The robbers reportedly gained [...]

Continue Reading

Police aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

Police aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

| 24/09/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The police have published a number of pictures of construction gear, power tools and electronic equipment that officers have seized during their investigations which they believe have been stolen. The various items have already been forensically examined and photographed, enabling the police [...]

Continue Reading

Jack-hammer thief fired from fire service

Jack-hammer thief fired from fire service

| 24/09/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A local man who was convicted of stealing a jack-hammer from the Cayman Islands Fire Service was employed as a maintenance technician when he stole the equipment and was never a fire officer, officials from the ministry have said. Dwayne Glasgow (54) was dismissed after the theft came to ligh [...]

Continue Reading

Thieves target four GT cars in overnight break-ins

Thieves target four GT cars in overnight break-ins

| 18/09/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Thieves broke into four cars overnight in the Fairbanks area of George Town, police said Tuesday morning after officers were called out to reports of belongings being stolen and cars ransacked. All four break-ins happened in Outpost Street and Fairbanks Road. The police began receiving repor [...]

Continue Reading

GT teenager charged with 4-month-old WB burglary

GT teenager charged with 4-month-old WB burglary

| 17/09/2018
(CNS): An 18-year-old man from George Town has been charged in connection with a burglary in West Bay back in May. The teenager is suspected of breaking into an undisclosed business on Birch Tree Hill Road on Tuesday, 15 May, and stealing several items. He was expected in court on Monday. Meanwhile, [...]

Continue Reading

Thieves ransack buses in GT break-ins

Thieves ransack buses in GT break-ins

| 12/09/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Thieves made off with cash and some personal items after breaking into two passenger buses and a car, which were parked at two different locations in George Town, overnight between Monday 10 September and Tuesday 11 September. Police said a Toyota Hiace passenger bus was broken into in Tempe [...]

Continue Reading

Customs warehouse workers accused of theft

Customs warehouse workers accused of theft

| 06/09/2018
(CNS): UPDATED The two civilian employees of the Customs Department who work in the warehouse arrested on suspicion of theft on Wednesday have now been charged are expected in court next Tuesday. The men were arrested following a joint RCIPS-led operation of customs and police officers. Collector [...]

Continue Reading

Cayman News Service