Thieves steal turtle meat

| 24/06/2013

turtle meat (255x300).jpg(CNS): The police are on the hunt for thieves who reportedly stole an undisclosed but reportedly significant quantity of turtle meat from the Cayman Turtle Farm over the weekend. Officials from the farm said the theft was discovered early Monday morning (24 June) and reported to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, which is now conducting an investigation. The CTF said it remains the only legal source of turtle meat in the Cayman Islands but it made no further comment on the break-in. It is not clear how the thieves managed to gain entry to the meat storage areas or exactly when they broke in.

Anyone with information on the break-in or about people attempting to sell turtle meat is asked to contact the RCIPS West Bay Police Station at 949-3999 or Crime Stoppers on 800-TIPS (800-8477)

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Sorry I am a vegetarian.. Wasn’t me!!

  2. Anonymous says:

    What most people here seem ignorant of, but is well known in the fight business, is that if Roberto Durand had eaten turtle steaks before his last big fight, he'd still be what ever he was (world champ?) before he cried "NO MAS" like a little girl, cuz he had a tummy ache from eating cow steaks!

    Now people think a turtle slow so if goin to eat one I'm goin a be slow. NO! not true. Ask Charles Whitaker.  Ask anybody that eats turtle steaks. Then ask Roberto D!

    -Mr. Grumpy

  3. Anonymous says:

    The picture does not reflect turtle meat at all but in fcat that of a cow…could have at least put a turtle in there…. 

  4. Anonymous says:

    Stealing fron the turtle farm? Scumbags. And the thieves are not nice either.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Okay, question for the environmentalists; do you prefer they STEAL from the turtle farm.  Or POACH from the ocean?

  6. Anonymous says:

    When was the last logged inventory entry?  Is this one big theft, or many regular smaller thefts over time?  How many people have access and current keys?  How many pounds of meat are missing?  Are we looking for one petty thief or a gang of thieves with a trolley and a getaway vehicle?  What do the security tapes show?  Who was working security shifts?  We arespending tens of millions of dollars on this facility, if it can't be locked down from various abuses, or if nobody wants to fess up with what they know, then the turtles should be released into the ocean and the place should be closed permanently. 

    • Anonymous says:

      The thiefs know the ins and out of the facility. Do you not think they are told when and where checks are being done? Of course they are. Anyone can break into where the meat is. It’s in a far corner away from everything.

  7. Anonymous says:

    The immoral stealing from the immoral.

  8. anonymous says:

    There is a lot of hungry people in West Bay and when your politicians suppresses its people and turn them into a welfare society and loses his powers, these things will happen. Who is to know if the thieves did not take the meats right back to their Politicians too? Things that make you go Hmmmmm.  It will appear at the Politicians "Thank You" party and it did not appeared at the PPM Party.  Instead we had Goat, Fish and chicken with lots of cakes.

    • Isaac says:

      Would have been nice if you have used your time to make a constructive comment….oh well, Guess common sense not that commom any more.

      • Anonymous says:

        That’s the irony of common sense, my friend. It’s has never been common – but rather quite a rare gift.

  9. Bling Man says:

    Nah worry.  Govment gonna keep givin ya plenty money.

  10. Frank says:

    West Bay police station is willing to pay $18 per pound.

  11. Anonymous says:

    People hungry!

  12. Anonymous says:

    This must be one of the biggest heists in Cayman history. With a 10 million dollar annual loss, the production costs must be in the range of $1,000 per pound. 




  13. Anonymous says:

    Is this placed not manned around the clock? Does everyone go home for the weekend and leave the turtles and the property unwatched? 

  14. Anonymous says:

    Sell it?? No, no, no, it is the BIG COOK-UP they gonna have that the police need to look out for.

  15. Anonymous says:

    People hungry!!!

  16. tour guide says:

    I see it now:  The Cayman Islands Conservationist Farm – We conserve, raise, and protect turtles from the wildlife. We even show you how to kill them, store their flesh in refrigerators, and cook them!