Tag: theft

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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Theft case delayed over claims of double counting

Theft case delayed over claims of double counting

| 28/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The case against Nadia Miranda Powery, who has admitted stealing more than US$400,000 from her former employer, was stalled Friday after the court heard that prosecutors are still pursuing a particular charge against her that she says is already accounted for in one of the eight charges she pleaded guilty to last week. Defence attorney […]

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Tool thieves strike West Bay construction sites

Tool thieves strike West Bay construction sites

| 23/01/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Thieves have made off with a number of valuable construction tools after break-ins at containers on two construction sites in Yacht Drive, West Bay, overnight Monday-Tuesday. Police said the thefts were reported to them after they were discovered yesterday morning. After processing the scenes, the police are now investigating the thefts. But they are also urging owners […]

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Woman admits stealing $400k from employers

Woman admits stealing $400k from employers

| 13/01/2019 | 125 Comments

(CNS): Nadia Miranda Powery pleaded guilty Friday to stealing over US$400,000 from her former employer, Cayman Villas, between November 2015 and December 2016, when she worked there as an accountant. Powery was charged with several counts of theft as well as obtaining property by deception and forgery relating to cheques she paid to herself. Despite […]

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Police charge four suspects over break-ins

Police charge four suspects over break-ins

| 07/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three men and one woman were charged with a variety of dishonesty offences over the last few days after police rounded up suspects in relation to several separate crimes committed in West Bay, George Town and Spotts. A 19-year-old from West Bay was remanded in custody Friday after appearing in Summary Court charged with […]

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Police report George Town crime spike

Police report George Town crime spike

| 13/12/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police in George Town are urging residents to take extra care of their homes and cars after a spike in both residential burglaries and vehicle break-ins around the capital. The RCIPS has received reports of and is now investigating seven house break-ins, five of which were in Windsor Park, and six thefts from cars […]

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Man due in court for attempting to steal from cars

Man due in court for attempting to steal from cars

| 05/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 42-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Wednesday after police formally charged him with criminal trespass and attempted theft following an incident on Sunday off the West Bay Road. Police said that a report had been made that an intruder had entered private property at an address on Parkside Close, where he […]

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Claimed stolen goods help cops nab burglars

Claimed stolen goods help cops nab burglars

| 21/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police have laid charges in at least two old burglary cases going back to 2016 after members of the public responded to a call to identify stolen property shown on the RCIPS website this month. Several people came forward to identify their property, helping the police tie the items to specific burglaries. But police […]

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Suspect charged over resort break-in and car theft

Suspect charged over resort break-in and car theft

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have charged a 28-year-old man from East End in connection with a break-in and theft of a car at a resort in the district in September. The police were called to the hotel on the morning of Saturday, 8 September, after the visitors discovered their room had been broken into and keys for […]

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Police catch teenage suspect car thieves

Police catch teenage suspect car thieves

| 13/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service dealt with several break-ins to cars parked in downtown George Town this weekend during the Pirates Week festivities but also managed to round up two teenage suspects and seize a substantial amount of property. The teens were arrested for going equipped for stealing, theft, and possession and consumption […]

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