Accused burglar faces court for East End crimes

| 20/01/2009

(CNS): Police said this morning that a 29-year-old man has been charged with burglary following two East End break-ins which happened in December. James Romano Whittaker will appear in court this morning (Tuesday, 20 January) accused of two counts of burglary. Whittaker was arrested by Bodden Town Detectives who were investigating two break-ins which occurred in the district on 26 and 31 December, said police.

Speaking about burglary in the area last month Inspector Ian Yearwood, second in charge of the Eastern Districts, said officers had been working hard with the community to tackle offences of burglary. “Aside from issuing burglary packs and spreading crime prevention messages, detectives have been diligently working on cases to identify those responsible and bring them to justice.”

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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