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Cayman Islands: 5 vehicle break-ins in the Savannah area over the holiday weekend

From RCIPS Jan 29 2019

This past Sunday, 27 January, the RCIPS received several reports of thefts from vehicles in the vicinity of Savannah Avenue, in Bodden Town. Five vehicles were reported to have been broken into, and all had last been seen intact on the evening of Saturday, 26 January. The break-ins occurred on Savannah Avenue, Jim Bodden Avenue, Lancelot Drive and Harvest Avenue, with various quantities of cash and personal items taken. Two of the vehicles had a window smashed and the locking mechanism on the door of one of the vehicles was damaged. The other two vehicles had been left unlocked.

The incidents are currently under police investigation and the RCIPS is reminding the public to avoid leaving any valuables in their vehicles, especially overnight and where they are visible to passersby.

“We have increased our patrols in the area in response to these incidents, which we are actively investigating,” said Acting Inspector Fernando Soto, Area Commander for the Eastern Districts. “We ask those in the community to report any suspicious persons or activity, especially during overnight hours.”

Anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the Savannah area is asked to contact the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220. 

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.



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