DATE: 2018-10-30 03:00 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Linton Bay EVENT: Burglary HAND: 1 Stolen Items: Everything below deck including 2 TVs, tools dive gear, life jackets , etc. SECURED: Locked DETAILS: An unoccupied boat at anchor was burglarised. The owners had been absent for about 2 weeks and on their return discovered a pry bar had been used to defeat the companionway lock and gain entry. The thieves took many things from below (TV’s tools, dive gear, etc.) and would have needed considerable time to accomplish their thievery.
This burglary was the 4th incident in this bay during the last month, use CSSN’s Zoom -Tap, Know and Go ! interactive infographic to review the available information on these incidents. This incident was reported to the police (Aeronaval), and the marina. Nighttime patrols have been put in place recently.
DATE: 2018-09-16 19:50 Country Name: Trinidad/Tobago Location Detail: Trinidad Chaguaramas TTSA EVENT: Burglary HAND: 2 Stolen Items: dinghy/outboard SECURED: Locked DETAILS: A dinghy/outboard were stolen from an unoccupied yacht. The marina security patrol noticed the activity but were unable to intercept/intervene. Thieves were observed departing with the dinghy to the SE, and the CG advised.
DATE: 2018-09-15 00:00 Country Name: Trinidad/Tobago Location Detail: Trinidad Chaguaramas TTSA EVENT: Burglary HAND: 1 Stolen Items: 11 ft Apex dinghy with 8 HP Mariner outboard, GPS, flare kit, propane tank SECURED: Locked DETAILS: An unoccupied yacht was burgled overnight. The dinghy was raised on davits and locked to the yacht, thieves cut the locking cable. The sliding door lock was also compromised, the interior ransacked. Owner noted that a GPS and flare kit were taken from the interior as well as a propane tank from a cockpit locker. A report was made to TTSA management, the Coast Guard and police. Boats on adjacent moorings suffered similar consequences the same night. see next reports . (boat #1 of 7 burgled this same night)