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Cash and personal items taken in robbery at knifepoint

Police are investigating a robbery in George Town that took place early on Monday morning.
Plaza Venezia robbery

Two men net cash in George Town robbery

Two men, one brandishing a machete, made off with a quantity of cash in a robbery on North Sound Road on Wednesday.
Elemer ‘Elmer’ Wright

Prisoner transferred to UK

Convicted robber Elemer 'Elmer' Wright has been transferred to a United Kingdom prison.

Machete wielding robber turns himself in

A George Town man pleaded guilty to a single count of robbery in Grand Court on Friday. DeAnthony Russell, 22, admitted to using a machete to rob a woman of her handbag and cell phone.

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.
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Man mugged on West Bay Road

Police are investigating a robbery of a man on West Bay in the early hours of Saturday morning.
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2 robbed at gunpoint

Police are investigating a robbery in George Town in which two men were held up at gunpoint.

Man mugged in Rock Hole

A man was left nursing minor injuries following a robbery in Rock Hole on Sunday morning.

Police: man with machete robs liquor store

A lone male brandishing a machete reportedly entered a liquor store on Maclendon Drive in George Town on Tuesday night and stole cash from the register.

Man charged with robbery

Romario Desmond Brown, 19, was remanded in custody Monday when he appeared in Summary Court charged with robbery, following an incident in which a man was robbed of his cellphone at a hotel.

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Bodden Town

A woman was robbed as she returned to her home in Bodden Town from work on Sunday night.

Police investigating Shedden Road robbery

Police are investigating an alleged robbery that occurred on Shedden Road in George Town early last Wednesday morning.

Five years for beach cocaine robbery; drugs never recovered

Marvin Gregory Grant, 36, was sentenced on Wednesday to five years imprisonment for a robbery on the beach at Morritt’s Resort in East End on Christmas Eve, 2017.

Food truck, restaurant robbed in George Town Saturday

A food truck and a restaurant were the victims of robberies on Saturday, April 13, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. 
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Man with machete robs food truck

A man armed with a machete robbed the Al La Kebab food truck in Red Bay Friday afternoon.

Teen charged with robbery, imitation firearm

J’Dante Mark Ramoon, 18, appeared in Summary Court on Monday in connection with a robbery attempt that occurred at a George Town store on Monday, Feb. 18.

Man charged with New Year’s Eve robbery

A man accused of a robbery that took place on New Year’s Eve had charges against him transmitted to Grand Court, where he was scheduled to appear on Friday, March 22.

Store employee foils attempted robbery

A worker at a store on Godfrey Nixon Way thwarted an attempted robbery by a masked man Monday night.

Man robbed on Sound Way

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in George Town last Friday night.

‘Half sentence’ was right for robber, 15

If an adult using an imitation firearm had robbed the same small store twice in 31 days, he would have received a sentence of 16 years’ imprisonment after being found guilty by a jury.

Armed robbery at KFC

A masked gunman held up the KFC restaurant on Shedden Road in downtown George Town Friday night.

Judge: Force used in robbery was excessive

The level of violence inflicted on a man who was robbed outside his home was “out of proportion” to what may have been necessary to steal items from him, Justice Marlene Carter said in passing sentence last week.

All three defendants not guilty on drug charges

A jury found Marvin Gregory Grant guilty of robbery, but not guilty of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs in connection with a robbery on the beach at Morritt’s Resort on Christmas Eve.

Man pleads not guilty in West Bay robbery

Allan Lester Rodney McKenzie appeared in Grand Court on Friday when he pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge stemming from an incident that occurred in West Bay in May.

Man robbed of chain in West Bay

Two men armed with machetes struck another man on the head Monday and robbed him of the chain he was wearing, police said.

Judge queries package contents in resort robbery

The housekeeping manager at Morritt’s Resort was the first witness called in the trial of three men charged in connection with a robbery there on Christmas Eve last year.

Crown opens case in robbery/cocaine trial

Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran opened the Crown’s case on Tuesday against three men charged in connection with a robbery on the beach at Morritt’s Resort on Christmas Eve last year.

Man charged with robbery outside bar

Dalton Benjamin Robinson Jr., 21, was remanded in custody Monday after appearing in Summary Court charged with robbery.

Jury chosen for cocaine robbery trial

Jurors and alternates were chosen in Grand Court on Wednesday for the trial of three men who have pleaded not guilty to charges relating to a Christmas Eve robbery and possession of cocaine.

Grand Court cases adjourned

Evidence and arguments concluded last week in the trial of Odain Lloyd Ebanks, charged with robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm. Mr. Ebanks had elected to be tried by judge alone and Justice Marlene Carter said she would hand down her verdict on Friday, Oct. 12.

Man made false report of being robbed

A man who falsely reported to police that he had been assaulted and robbed was penalized $500 in Summary Court on Tuesday.

Liquor store robbed Saturday night

An armed robber held up a West Bay Road liquor store Saturday night.

Man robbed at gunpoint at West Bay home

Police are investigating an armed robbery of a man at his West Bay home Wednesday.

Attempted robbery at West Bay bakery

A masked man carrying a knife attempted to rob a bakery in West Bay on Sunday, police said.

Defendant on crutches charged with robbery

Wayne Bellafonte Jr., 26, appeared in Summary Court on crutches late Friday, charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offense.

Several robberies, assaults reported in past week

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has reported another string of robberies and assaults within the past week, the latest occurring at a George Town gas station early Wednesday morning.

Robbery, attempted robbery in George Town

Royal Cayman Islands Police are searching for suspects in an attempted robbery and a robbery last week in George Town.

Police respond to late night robbery

Police and other emergency services responded just after 11:20 p.m. Thursday night to a report about a man who had been biking home from work when he was robbed by three men.

7 vehicle break-ins reported in single day

Police responded to seven reports of cars being broken into in West Bay Tuesday.Property was stolen in only one instance, police said.

Police investigating drug connection in robberies

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is investigating whether a string of armed robberies is linked to a recent spate of drug seizures made on Grand Cayman.

Robberies spike in Cayman

A series of five armed robberies in six days earlier this month continued a trend of increasing robberies for the year, according to figures obtained by the Cayman Compass.

Teen’s charges sent to Grand Court

A teenaged male appeared in Summary Court on Friday morning charged with offenses arising from an incident Tuesday night, July 10, at Captain’s Bakery on West Bay Road. Magistrate Adam Roberts transmitted them to Grand Court.

Update: Armed robbers strike food vendor again

Two gun shots were fired during a robbery of a food truck overnight Thursday, police said.

12 years for robbery at Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry

Two people were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment on Friday after they were found guilty in March of robbing Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry, a store on West Bay Road that the owner has since closed.

Shot fired in Cayman National robbery

Two armed and masked men robbed a security guard transporting cash outside Cayman National Bank in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said a single shot was fired in the holdup.

Bail denied in robbery case

Bail was denied on Friday, June 8, for 19-year-old Azeem Delano Burton, who pleaded guilty in Grand Court to a charge of robbery, but denied stealing all of the items alleged.
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Four arrested for Prospect Point Road robbery

Four people, including three teenagers and a 35-year-old woman, were arrested over the weekend for a robbery that took place on Prospect Point Road on Monday, May 21.

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.

Robbery, firearm and damage add up to nine-year sentence

A modified flare gun was not loaded, but the victims of a daylight robbery did not know that, Justice Michael Wood pointed out on Friday.

12-year robbery sentence appeal denied

Christine Rae-Smith, found guilty in 2016 for her role in the robbery of a beauty salon, lost her appeal on Wednesday against a sentence of a 12-year prison term.

Delayed report in South Sound robbery

A woman was robbed walking along South Sound road late Sunday, but the incident apparently was not reported to police until two days later.

Gun seized at West Bay home

Police seized a Walther .380 semiautomatic handgun during a search of a residence in West Bay Tuesday morning.

Two guilty of robbery at Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry

Two people charged with the 2015 robbery of Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry were remanded in custody on Friday afternoon after Justice Stephen Hellman found them guilty.

Trial begins for jewelry store robbery

Trial began on Monday for two West Bay residents charged with the 2015 robbery of Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry in which over half a million dollars worth of jewelry was reported stolen.

Man admits Bodden Town store robbery

Gerado George Conolly pleaded guilty in Grand Court last week to charges including robbery, theft, possession of an unlicensed firearm and damage to property, all arising from the same incident.

3 years for church parking lot robbery

Terrence Tex Bryan was sentenced to three years imprisonment on Friday after pleading guilty to a robbery that occurred in the Elmslie Memorial Church parking lot in downtown George Town in the early hours of Jan. 28, 2017.

Three nighttime armed robberies in past week

An after-hours heist at the Wharf, one of Cayman’s longest serving restaurants, early Wednesday followed last week’s robbery of patrons outside a local bar.

Woman sentenced to 12 years for robbery

Christine Rae-Smith, a former personal assistant to two MLAs, was sentenced on Tuesday to 12 years’ imprisonment for her role in the armed robbery of a George Town beauty salon in July 2015.

Arrest made in gas station robbery

A 32-year-old George Town man was arrested late Thursday in connection with a robbery at an Industrial Park gas station.

Youth found guilty of West Bay robberies

A Grand Court jury found a young person guilty of two robberies of a neighborhood store after the trial concluded on Thursday.The defendant was 15 at the time of the incidents. By law young persons may not be identified.

UPDATED: Would-be armored vehicle robber charged with attempted murder

A George Town man who allegedly opened fire on an armored vehicle driver during a robbery attempt is scheduled to appear in court today.

Police: Would-be robber shot security guard

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said Monday that a gunman opened fire on an armored vehicle driver during a robbery attempt. The guard was struck when shots were fired around 6:30 p.m. along Eastern Avenue, where the vehicle was picking up cash from a nearby money transfer business.

Armed men sought in attempted robbery

Two armed men tried to rob a money transfer vehicle Saturday night outside Cayman National Bank on Elgin Avenue, according to police. Shortly after 7:30 p.m. armed officers responded to the bank following the failed robbery attempt.

Police looking for armed robbers

Police are on the lookout for two people who attempted to rob a money transfer vehicle Saturday night outside Cayman National Bank on Elgin Avenue.

Illegal landers jailed for robbery

Two men who held up a store in Savannah after arriving in the Cayman Islands illegally from Jamaica have been jailed for four years.

Former personal assistant to MLAs ‘orchestrated’ robbery

The former personal assistant to two George Town MLAs was found guilty on Wednesday of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offense. Christine Rae Smith was charged with three counts of robbery relating to an incident at Elegant Nails & More in George Town.

Woman guilty of robbery, remanded in custody

Christine Rae Smith was found guilty of charges relating to the robbery at a George Town beauty salon on the night of Friday, July 10, 2015. The defendant was in Elegant Nails and More when two men entered the premises and stole money, cell phones and other items from the owner and two other women.

Rum Point home robbery breach of trust, court says

The robbery of a home where the defendant had earlier been hired to carry out some work was a breach of trust, acting Grand Court judge Dame Linda Dobbs said in handing down a sentence of 11 years imprisonment on Thursday.

11 year sentence for Rum Point home invasion

William David McLaughlin-Martinez, 39, was sentenced to 11 years for robbery after being found guilty by a unanimous jury verdict Thursday in relation to a home invasion in Rum Point in which elderly tourists were robbed.

Robbers arrived in Cayman by boat, court hears

Two men who pleaded guilty to the Aug. 12 robbery of a Savannah store came to Cayman on a boat that was not supposed to land, Dame Linda Dobbs, acting judge of the Grand Court, heard on Wednesday.

Woman denies planning GT salon robbery

Defendant Christine Rae-Smith told the court on Monday that she did not help plan the armed robbery of a George Town beauty salon last year, saying instead she was one of the victims.

Two men plead guilty to Bodden Town robbery

Two men pleaded guilty on Friday to the Aug. 12 robbery in Bodden Town that involved the theft of $2,136. Romario Jerome Codner, 21, and Paul Martin, 28, admitted stealing the money, the property of JN Money Transfer, at D and D Accessories & Things.

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