Turks and Caicos, July 13, 2017, – Providenciales – 25 year old Jamal Missick Thompson and 24 year old Paul Missick have both sentenced to 5 years imprisonment each for the Burglary of a guest room at the Ocean Club East Resort in Gracebay. On Sunday 10th July 2016 at 1:30am, the visiting couple secured their room by locking the door and sliding doors and went to bed.
Around 3am they were awakened by noises inside their hotel room and saw two male persons inside. A chase ensued and one of the culprits was apprehended. A report was made and police were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, it was ascertained that the culprit was Paul Missick and was arrested.
Upon making checks in the room, it was discovered that a number of items including Jewelry, Credit Cards, Identifications cards and a large sum of cash were missing. Further enquiries made the police to know that the other culprit was Jamal Thompson, he was later arrested and both were charged for Burglary. At their first appearance in court they both plead not guilty hence a trial date was set. After the trial they were both found guilty.
Press Release: RTCIPF