Tag: theft

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 Pedro Castle Road in Bodden Town, and the other three […]

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Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

| 25/09/2018 | 20 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 access through the outside door to the office before stealing and […]

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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 to invite the public to take a look and recover their stolen […]

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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 light, officials said. He was […]

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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 reports at 6:00 this morning. In the first case the […]

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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, a 28-year-old man […]

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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 Tempest Way, behind the hospital, where the […]

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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 of Customs Charles Clifford said that, as a result of […]

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Port boat engine theft under investigation

Port boat engine theft under investigation

| 28/08/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Minutes from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) board meetings show that the RCIPS is investigating allegations that were made in an auditor general’s report in May about irregularities at the authority, including the theft of boat engines which belonged to the port that were taken from Harbour House Marine. Police have […]

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Elderly realtor avoids jail time for $65k theft

Elderly realtor avoids jail time for $65k theft

| 23/08/2018 | 39 Comments

(CNS): A real estate agent who stole cash from two of his clients has dodged a custodial sentence after a judge suspended the two-year prison term he imposed on Wednesday for two convictions of theft. Antonio Paolini, who is 79 years old and in poor health, stole around $51,000 from one client and about CI$14,000 from […]

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Thieves target cars in South Sound

Thieves target cars in South Sound

| 15/08/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The police are on the lookout for thieves who broke into vehicles in the South Sound area earlier this week, when the windows of two cars were smashed and the rims and tyres of another were stolen. On Monday police received two reports of cars being broken into overnight while parked on Sunrise Boulevard […]

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