|Crime corner: Suspect charged in mini-golf burglary|
|Friday, 21 May 2010 07:03|
Police have charged a Haitian man in connection with an attempted burglary at a miniature golf course May 11 during which one other suspect was shot and killed by the business owner.
Frantz Fenelus, 28, has been charged with burglary and malicious injuries to property at Funworld on Leeward Highway in Providenciales, police said.
Business owner David Been received an alert early May 11 that his burglar alarm was set off, so he went to Funworld to investigate, police said. When he entered the building, Been found three men in the act of robbing his business and shot two of them with a licensed firearm, police said. Been called police at 4:42 a.m.
Stenneth Forbes, a Turks and Caicos Islander and resident of Discovery Bay, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police took Fenelus into custody at the scene and later apprehended Lorrand Prospere, also a Haitian national, who had been wounded.
93 illegal immigrants caught, being repatriated
Police have rounded up 93 illegal immigrants in two operations during the past two weeks.
On Friday, May 7, police in Grand Turk apprehended 46 immigrants, including 30 Haitian nationals and 16 Dominican nationals. They were processed and later repatriated.
On Thursday, May 13, police in Providenciales apprehended 47 immigrants, including 29 male Haitians, eight female Haitians, three male Jamaicans, one female Jamaican, two male Dominicans and four female Dominicans. They will be processed and repatriated.
Police charge five with possession of cannabis
Four Jamaicans and one local man have been charged with possession of cannabis in Providenciales.
Jamaicans Henry Pennant, 53, Damian Palmer, 24, Jeremy Christie, 25, and Vaughn Hunter, 41, and Turks and Caicos Islander William Outten, 37, were charged May 14 with possession of cannabis, police said.Police seek help recovering stolen car, computer
Police in Providenciales and Grand Turk are seeking the public’s assistance in locating stolen goods in two separate incidents.
On Providenciales, police are trying to locate a stolen white Toyota Corolla car, license number 09767. Any person seeing or knowing the whereabouts of this vehicle should contact police at 946-4259, 999, 911, or call Crime Stoppers at 800-TIPS (8477).
Police in Grand Turk are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen HP laptop computer. This is a special computer using Braille for a blind person.
Any person having information about this computer should call the Grand Turk Police Station at 946-2299.
|Last Updated on Monday, 16 August 2010 13:33|
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