I took a thief out of circulation today.
I was in my office at 10.30am and I had left my black razor Motorola phone in my car. It was there for one hour.
When I went to get it, it was gone. I went down to Cable and Wireless and reported the phone stolen and was able to get certain information that led me to conclude who the thief was.
I then went to the police station and reported the theft. I then got the thief to come back to my office and had two police officers waiting for him.
I confronted him with the evidence in front of the police officers and the policemen ordered him to hand over the phone.
The thief went to his car and took my phone out of the glove compartment and removed his sim card from the phone and put mine back in.
The policemen then asked me what I would like to do.
I said I would like to have that man locked up for as long as possible. I shall prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law.
This took four hours of my time and will probably take many more hours before it is done.
My fellow Caymanians and residents of the Cayman Islands, it is our job and duty to provide maximum support to our police and the justice department to weed out the miscreants among us.
We have to knock them off one at a time.
If we do this, we will be able to have the peaceful and safe islands we know and love.