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#TurksandCaicos, May 21, 2018 – Providenciales

MAN ROBBED AT SCOTIA BANK

At 12:10 p.m., on Friday, May 18th, 2018 a man was robbed at gunpoint while leaving the Scotia Bank on the Leeward Highway. The masked gunman stole a silver black faced iPhone s6 valued US$500, a Black Blackberry Z10 valued US$200 and US$300 in cash.

 

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR UTTERING FORGED DOCUMENTS

A 21-year-old woman is currently out on US$10,000 bail following an arrest on Friday, May 18th, 2018 on suspicion of Uttering Forged Documents in relation to a report made by Ministry of Border Control and Employment in 2017. The woman is scheduled to return to the Police Station on July 19th, 2018 to be further dealt with.

CAKE STORE BURGLED

On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 a woman reported to police that her place of business was burgled. According to the complainant, upon arrival employees discovered the store broken into and ransacked. Missing were a black Samsung 32inch Smart Television valued US$500, US$17 cash was stolen from the register, two cases of juice valued fifty dollars US$50, a six pack of ginger beer valued US$7 and two slices of banana bread value unknown. This is still under investigation.

WOMAN CHARGED FOR INDECENT LANGUAGE AND RESISTING ARREST

On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 a 30-year-old woman was arrested and charged following an altercation with Police at Sam’s Building on Thursday, May 17th, 2018.  The woman was charged with the offences of Cruelty to a juvenile, Indecent Language and Resisting Arrest. On Sunday, May 20th, 2018 she was given bail in the amount of US$3000 and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, June 4th, 2018.

STOP AND SEARCH ARREST

A 42-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 following a stop and search by Police. During the search of the vehicle, an amount of cannabis was found. The man is expected to face charges for Possession of Cannabis, Assault on a Police Officer and Obstruction. He is still in Police Custody.

GRAND TURK RIDGE HOME BURGLED

Police on Grand Turk are investigating a Burglary that took place on Saturday, May 19th, 2018. According to the complainant, upon returning home, she discovered it ransacked. Missing were one 32inch Black Television and 1 cell phone, value unknown.

BAR ROBBED OF CASH 

At 9:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 a woman reported to 911 that her bar was robbed by a gunman in the Bight, Providenciales. According to reports, the masked gunman stole an unknown amount of cash and made his escape in a vehicle. The description of the gunman and the vehicle is unknown.

STORAGE UNIT BURGLED

Police on Providenciales are investigating reports of the burglary of a storage unit. The unit that was last secured on Saturday, May 19th, was discovered ransacked on Monday, May 21st, 2018. Missing is one Champion generator, valued at US$600 and a second Generator valued at US$1000.00.

 

HIT AND RUN

Police on Providenciales are investigating a Hit and Run that occurred at 1:00 a.m., on Monday May 21st, 2018. According to reports, the male victim was crossing the road on the Airport Road when he was struck by an unknown vehicle that sped off. The 44-year-old man was taken to the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre where he was treated and later released.

 

The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force continue to appeal to the general public who may have any information that can assist in the detection of any crime to come forward, or contact the Chalk Sound Police Station at 338-5901, 941-8082, 911 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-8477.

 

Release: RTCIPF

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