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Cash taken in Doctors Express burglary

Burglars made off with an unspecified sum of cash from Doctors Express in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to a press release issued on behalf of the medical facility
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2 businesses burgled in Galleria Plaza

Police are investigating break-ins at two businesses in Galleria Plaza on West Bay Road.

One arrest as two medical facilities burgled

Police have arrested a 26-year old George Town man on suspicion of burglary, in connection to the break-in at one of two medical facilities targeted last week.

Sound equipment stolen from Bodden Town church

Police are investigating a burglary at a church on Hirst Road in Bodden Town in which thieves made off with sound equipment.

Multiple break-ins at shopping plaza

Multiple break-ins at shopping plaza

Man convicted of attempted rape, burglary

A 40-year-old man who broke into a woman's home while she was sleeping and tried to rape her was convicted Tuesday in the Grand Court.

George Town man charged with 2 burglaries

Police arrested and charged a 43-year-old-man in relation to two burglaries in George Town.
West Bay burglaries

Burglary suspect wanted

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Manuel Carter-Ramirez, who is wanted in connection with a series of burglaries.

2 arrested for trespassing

Police on Sunday arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of criminal trespass in East End.

Man denies home invasion

Shane Connor, of East End, on Monday abandoned his application to dismiss charges of aggravated burglary, robbery, possession of an unlicensed firearm, attempted burglary, theft and damage to property.

Man sentenced for burgling four homes

A West Bay man who ransacked four homes during a spate of drug-fuelled burglaries was sentenced to five years and four months behind bars.

Police seek help in identifying burglar

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing to the public to help identify a burglar who smashed exterior CCTV cameras at the Tiger Bay restaurant in Cayman Brac.

Paroled murderer jailed for burglary

A convicted murderer, paroled in 2013 after serving 24 years in prison for killing a female shopkeeper in West Bay, returned to jail Tuesday...

Homeowner detains armed burglar

The owner of a home that a man armed with a knife broke into in the early hours of Tuesday caught and detained him until police arrived.

Stolen goods lead to 18‑month prison sentence

A man connected with eight burglaries over a two-year period was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday in Grand Court.

Three masked men break into East End home

Three masked intruders, one armed with a gun, broke into a home on the Queens Highway in East End in the early hours of Thursday morning.

NEW: Man charged with attempted murder

A 21-year-old Bodden Town man has been charged with attempted murder in relation to a shooting that took place 26 April on South Church Street.

Man charged with burglary, other crimes

Royal Cayman Islands Police Service detectives arrested a 32-year-old George Town Man on Wednesday, following an investigation into recovered jewellery.

Police nab wanted man

Daniel Wallace Rankine, wanted in connection to burglaries in Bodden Town on 8 and 14 April, was taken into custody on Thursday, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Suspended sentence for Humane Society burglaries

A Grand Court judge handed down an 18-month suspended sentence to Ricky Johnny Alvarado on Wednesday for two burglaries at the Cayman Islands Humane Society, where the defendant had worked.

Man pleads guilty to three burglaries

A man pleaded guilty to three burglaries in Summary Court on Tuesday, including one charge in which he is alleged to have taken items worth $25,000.

Grand Court dates set; charges include firearms, burglary, wounding

Justice Roger Chapple presided in Grand Court on Friday when various trial dates were set, along with mentions for the sentencing of several defendants who pleaded guilty to charges against them.

Guilty plea in Further Education Centre burglary case

Meshach Vernon Ebanks pleaded guilty to a count of burglary Thursday for an incident involving a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

Burglary included cups of soup

Peter Elmer Ebanks, 22, appeared in Summary Court on Friday charged with a residential daytime burglary committed the day before.

Charge in burglary of Further Education Centre

A charge of burglary has been laid against Meshach Vernal Ebanks, 26, in connection with a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre on Walkers Road.

Burglary rate hits 18-year low

Police are crediting the arrest and imprisonment of a significant number of prolific offenders with causing a sharp drop in the burglary rate across the Cayman Islands.

Woman confronts home intruder, retrieves handbag in Frank Sound

Police responded to a report of a burglary at about 2:30 a.m. this morning on Frank Sound Road. 

Police seeking burglary suspect

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing to the public to help track down a man they are looking for in relation to burglaries in Bodden Town this month.

Bail granted for residential burglary

Rory Rohanger Palmer, 24, was granted bail in Summary Court on Monday after being charged with burglary at a George Town apartment complex on Saturday, April 6.

Man charged with burglaries asks for drug court

A West Bay man appeared in Summary Court on Wednesday charged with two burglaries at a resort in the district.

Burglars caught on camera

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service on Friday released a security camera image of two burglars who tried to break into a property in the Fairbanks area of George Town in January.

Former employee admits to Humane Society burglaries

A former employee at the Cayman Islands Humane Society pleaded guilty in Grand Court on Monday to two counts of burglary at the organization’s compound on North Sound Road.

Man charged with four burglaries

A man facing four charges of burglary elected on Tuesday to have them all dealt with in Grand Court.

No leave to appeal for Treasure Island burglar

The Court of Appeal ruled earlier this month that Brandon Reno Liberal will receive no reduction in his five-year prison sentence for burgling Treasure Island Resort in the early hours of Sunday, May 6, 2012.

Court of appeal upholds 10-year sentence for assault on police

Justice Charles Quin was perfectly justified in sentencing Garfield Silburn Jr. to 10 years imprisonment in September 2017 for assaulting a police officer, the Court of Appeal determined in a judgment released earlier this month.

Repeat burglar sentenced to 5 years, 4 months

A man with 37 previous convictions was sentenced to five years and four months in prison Friday for a pair of burglaries that occurred in September 2017.

3 years for stealing first governor’s war medals

Mitchum Kenjo Wood was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday on a Grand Court burglary charge stemming from an incident in which the war medals of Cayman’s first governor, Athelstan Charles Long, were stolen in September last year.

Christmas crime warning after burglary spree

Police are warning homeowners not to leave Christmas presents under the tree until the last minute amid concerns over a spree of burglaries in the run up to the festive holiday.

Man sentenced in theft and burglary cases

Marty Dean Whittaker was sentenced to three years and eight months in Grand Court on Tuesday for a burglary charge.

Sentence handed down in burglary case

Othneil Hezekiah Williams was sentenced to three years on a burglary charge in Grand Court on Tuesday.

Man pleads not guilty to Humane Society burglaries

Former Cayman Islands Humane Society employee Ricky Johnny Alvarado, who is accused of four charges of burglary at the animal shelter’s property on North Sound Road, pleaded not guilty in Grand Court Friday.

Woman burgled friends’ apartment

Entering the home of friends as a trespasser with intent to steal is a breach of trust, Magistrate Valdis Foldats said on Monday when he sentenced Leidy Montero Gutierrez to 16 months’ imprisonment for burglary.

Bodden Town man charged with West Bay burglary

Dalton Benjamin Robinson Jr., a resident of Bodden Town, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday charged with burglary of a West Bay residence on Monday.
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Burglars break into Eastern Avenue businesses

Burglars broke into two adjacent businesses on Eastern Avenue early on Tuesday morning, and attempted to break into two others, according to police.

Employee charged with four Humane Society burglaries

A former employee of the Cayman Islands Humane Society was brought to Summary Court late Monday charged with four burglaries of the organization’s premises on North Sound Road.

More walls smashed in Cayman Academy burglary

Last Wednesday’s high-profile burglary at the Cayman Business Park entailed burglars who broke into four establishments by smashing through drywall and tiles early that morning.

​​Burglars smash through walls to rob four businesses

Cayman Police are looking for burglars who broke into four establishments in Cayman Business Park in George Town by smashing through drywall and tiles early Wednesday morning.

Man appears in court for Birch Tree Hill burglary

An 18-year-old George Town man was scheduled to appear in court on Monday, Sept. 17, after being charged with burglary in relation to an incident on May 15.

Rapist jailed for 20.5 years

Okeno Nicholas Solomon, 25, was sentenced on Thursday to 20 and a half years in prison for three sets of offenses that began with burglary, escalated to burglary and indecent assault, and ended with aggravated burglary, theft and rape.

Hotel burglary charge sent to Grand Court for sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to burglary in Summary Court has been sent to Grand Court for sentencing because a magistrate’s sentencing power is limited to four years for this offense.

Police: Eight church break-ins since June

Eight church burglaries have been reported within the past two months around Grand Cayman, including two that occurred Wednesday morning, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed this week.

Man admits burglary, theft of ‘medals and awards’

A case involving a burglary of a downtown office where Cayman’s first governor kept his war medals came before the Grand Court Thursday, when Mitchum Kenjo Wood admitted committing the offense.

North Side meeting highlights burglaries

Anyone who reports an incident to the police has the right to receive updates on that report, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne said Thursday night during a public meeting at the Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre in North Side.

Officers respond to aggravated burglary

Officers responded to a report of an aggravated burglary off Crewe Road just after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Two suspects entered a home on Palm Dale and demanded money from the residents. One of the alleged burglars appeared to be carrying a gun. Both suspects had their faces covered.

Three teens in court for George Town burglary

Three male teenagers, apprehended last Thursday at Smith Barcadere, appeared in Summary Court this week charged with a daytime residential burglary in the vicinity of South Church Street.

Man admits to burglary at East End resort

A man accused of burglary at Morritt’s Tortuga Resort in East End pleaded guilty in Summary Court on Tuesday.

Three burglary suspects apprehended at Smith Cove

Police officers converged on Smith Cove Thursday afternoon, bringing multiple cars, a helicopter, the K-9 unit and a boat from the Joint Marine Unit in pursuit of three burglary suspects.
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Burglar sprays hair spray at victim’s face

A burglar sprayed a woman in the face with hair spray after she woke up to find him in her North Side home early Thursday morning.

Bail refused in burglary of Humane Society

Charges of burglary and damage to property were laid against a George Town resident after the Humane Society building on North Sound Road was broken into earlier this week.

Man arrested in connection to Snug Harbour burglary

A man who was charged earlier this month for a burglary in Snug Harbour has been charged again in relation to another burglary in that neighborhood.

Man arrested for Snug Harbour burglary

A man who was charged earlier this month for a burglary in Snug Harbour has been arrested again for another burglary in that neighborhood.

Addict admits residential burglaries

A woman addicted to cocaine was sentenced on Thursday to three and a half years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to two residential burglaries.

Aggravated burglary in George Town

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary in Spruce Lane in George Town on Tuesday night, in which a man threatened the occupants with what they believed to be a firearm.

West Bay man remanded for business burglary

A West Bay man has been remanded in custody following a charge of burglary at a business premises in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay.

Fingerprint leads to burglary charge

A fingerprint found outside a Prospect residence led to the arrest of a man who was subsequently charged with burglary and appeared in Summary Court on Monday.

Bail refused for burglary attempt

Dalton Robinson Jr. appeared in Summary Court on Monday, when bail was refused on two new charges.

Robbery, burglary attempts fail

Attempts to rob or burgle two Grand Cayman businesses during the overnight period between Wednesday and Thursday last week both failed, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Two arrested for Savannah burglary

A 27-year-old woman, of Bodden Town, and a 30-year-old man, of George Town, were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of burglary.

East End man pleads guilty to burglary

A man arrested for burglary on Tuesday pleaded guilty Thursday when he appeared in Summary Court.

Man says he was framed for burglary with his own blood

A young man charged with burglary at a commercial premises told police he was “framed” with his own blood, Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn heard when the matter came before her on Friday.

NEW: After four-year decline, burglaries back on rise

Burglaries at homes and businesses rose nearly 20 percent last year while attempted break-ins went up more than 30 percent, according to new statistics released by Cayman police.

Community fights back after burglary spree

An alarming spike in burglaries has sparked police and community action in one Grand Cayman neighborhood.

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