Tag: theft

Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

| 30/04/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): A 30-year-old Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to stealing a visitor’s bag from the beach is to be deported after also admitting to overstaying in the Cayman Islands. The thief was tracked down last week after police officers on foot patrol along Seven Mile Beach were alerted to the theft, which happened while the […]

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Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

| 30/04/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Robert Todd Seward (48), the former general manager and tennis pro at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, was handed six years and eight months in prison by a Grand Court judge, who described his conviction for theft as a “grave breach of trust”. Seward had admitted several counts of theft totalling around $280,000, and […]

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Teen vandals also accused of school damage

Teen vandals also accused of school damage

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): Police now believe that the two young teenage boys involved in a spree of vandalism in the South Sound community of Webster’s Estates were also involved in a break-in on Wednesday evening at John Gray High School, where several computers and other property was smashed and a fire extinguisher was stolen. This was the […]

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Ex-tennis pro admits stealing over $280k from club

Ex-tennis pro admits stealing over $280k from club

| 11/04/2019 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Robert Todd Seward (47) pleaded guilty on Thursday to ten counts of theft and forgery and related offences in connection to cash he stole while managing the Cayman Islands Tennis Club over a three-year period. Seward is said to have stolen more than CI$280,000 in cash and forged cheques between June 2015 and January […]

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Woman’s appeal fails in $2M theft case

Woman’s appeal fails in $2M theft case

| 09/04/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Michelle Bouchard, who was convicted in April 2016 of more than two dozen counts of theft and other offences related to the theft of over $2 million from her elderly companion, James Handford, failed to have her appeal heard at the first hurdle on Tuesday. The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal denied her application, […]

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EX-tennis club boss surrenders to jail

EX-tennis club boss surrenders to jail

| 02/04/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The former general manager and head pro-trainer at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, Rob Seward (46), handed himself in to the authorities Tuesday, ahead of admissions he intends to make regarding allegations that he stole around $100,000 from the club. Seward volunteered to begin serving time for the inevitable custodial sentence when he is […]

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Owners urged to secure cars after five break-ins

Owners urged to secure cars after five break-ins

| 19/03/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Vehicle owners are being urged not to leave valuables in their cars and to park them in secure well-lit places after police received five reports of break-ins since Sunday. Two cars parked on Old Crewe Road were broken into on Sunday, and three more were broken into overnight Monday and early Tuesday in the […]

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Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

Crown: Woman stole $1.9M in PR scam

| 07/03/2019

(CNS): Crown prosecutor Toyin Salako told a jury on Thursday that Judith Douglas (53) stole almost CI$2 million from just one victim in a more than five-year scam where she falsely promised to secure the man permanent residency (PR), status and a Caymanian passport. The George Town woman managed to con Nathaniel Robb, an owner […]

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Man charged with stealing jewellery from car

Man charged with stealing jewellery from car

| 02/03/2019

(CNS): A 42-year-old man from George Town was remanded in custody after appearing in court this week accused of stealing from a car. The man was charged with theft following an incident on 22 February, where he is alleged to have broken into a parked vehicle at an address on Bel Air Drive in George […]

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Underwater scooter seized, cops seek owner

Underwater scooter seized, cops seek owner

| 21/02/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is looking for the owner of an orange underwater scooter recovered during a search of a house in George Town earlier this week that is believed to have been stolen. Detectives conducting the investigation say that if anyone recognises the scooter and wants to look at it in person, […]

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Car thief makes off with cash in multiple break-ins

Car thief makes off with cash in multiple break-ins

| 29/01/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is on the lookout for one or more thieves who made off with cash and personal items from five car break-ins around the Savannah Avenue area of Bodden Town this weekend. Police said they received the reports on Sunday from vehicle owners in Savannah Avenue, Jim Bodden Avenue, Lancelot Drive […]

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