COUNTRY: Grenada LOCATION: Granada Clarke’s Court Bay EVENT: Attempted Theft

 
Security Matters - Caribbean Safety and Security NetDATE: 2014-09-22
COUNTRY: Grenada
LOCATION: Granada Clarke’s Court Bay
EVENT: Attempted Theft
Stolen Items: None. Attempted Theft of chained and locked dinghy. Would-be thief and accessory caught.
SECURED: Locked
DETAILS: About midnight, one man boarded via swim platform. Occupant of vessel entered cockpit with iPhone light and perpetrator jumped into the water and swam to a fishing boat, where accomplice was waiting for him. Fishing boat is called “SPOIL CHILD”. Securite’ call was put out over VHF channel 68, air horn was sounded and nearby cruisers lit up the cove with spotlights on the fishing boat. Fellow cruisers circled the fishing boat in their dinghies while spotlights were held, until the Grenada Coast Guard arrived and took the two men (one soaking wet from the sea) and their boat into custody. They were turned over to the police. Eyewitness reports were made with the GCG and the Grenada Police Dept. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Grenada chose not to charge them and released them.    Follow Us
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