Police arrest two in Pizza Hut break in

Law enforcement at the scene of the crime
Law enforcement at the scene of the crime

Two men are in police custody as investigations continue into a break in at Pizza Hut in Roseau.

The men have not been charged and are being questioned by law enforcement.

The establishment was broken into in the early hours of June 2, 2014.

A number of cell phones, two laptop computers, a quantity of snacks and drinks and a safe containing a substantial amount of cash were stolen, according to the police.

Later that morning the safe was recovered on Hanover Street.

The police say the perpetrators tampered with the safe, however, were only able to access a minimal sum of money.


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  1. fORKIT
    July 5, 2014

    what is the diference between those guys and the ministers in government… now sue me

  2. # Dominican.#
    July 5, 2014

    Only in Dominica. Lord help us cause I am convinced you cannot fix “Stupid”. I am Dominican, Are You”.

  3. Anonymous
    July 4, 2014

    Yhe crime is not solved until there is a conviction in court.

    • July 7, 2014

      Anonymous .

      Hello and good afternoon my people. Hello you don’t understand how the Criminal Justice System works. If the defendant take a plea before trial or during trial then he wasn’t convicted. They can do that and get a lesser sentence or plead guilty to a lesser crime therefore the crime is solved without a conviction.

  4. Anonymous
    July 4, 2014

    The crime is not solved until there is a conviction in court.

  5. MeIandmyself
    July 4, 2014

    Great job officers. 2 less to worry about.

  6. Anonymous
    July 4, 2014

    they solve the crime because it happened in Roseau the ground is pavement. those police don”t investigated soiled places their nails will get dirty

  7. Dominica Justice
    July 4, 2014

    Excellent work

    Good job Officers

  8. Morihei Ueshiba
    July 4, 2014

    Only thing development dem fellas bring to Dominica is crime.

      July 5, 2014

      Your point is half, half.
      Dominica is still awaiting the DRAGON LAWS the Prime Minister promised her.

  9. Barbara Saunders
    July 4, 2014

    Hats off to the Police for quick work. I just hope they follow the procedures and if the guys are guilty ensure that they stay behind bars for a long time.

    When I read some of the comments, I am amazed at the country that we have become. Even trying to solve a break in must be relegated to “because is Pizza Hut”? What exactly are we saying for goodness sake?

    • I want to know 2
      July 4, 2014

      Barbs your opinion is being requested in Nick Francis case.

  10. Anonymous
    July 4, 2014

    Yes police solving crime for popularity is pizza hut, but they burglarize my home I got tips myself, up to now the police doh even hold the person for questioning.

  11. diva
    July 4, 2014

    Yes I

  12. wiket
    July 4, 2014

    They cannot even solve a murder case without give them info.is fingerprints theses group of men can use to find people stupes.u know the amount of unsolved murders it have in Dominica? ?

  13. Skerritite
    July 4, 2014

    boys and girls the red clinic is in the financial centre not by pizza hot… even though our colours are red, we not the same…lmao :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: … come next Wednesday we distributing $20.00 to buy bread, sugar ‘, milk and matches… :lol: :lol: :lol:

  14. Face the Facts
    July 3, 2014

    The devil never sleeps. Just as criminals he influences and helps them to commit crimes.
    Why do they not seek employment? Some of them may be employed. Yet will commit crimes.
    The VII – Seventh Commandment of God – Thou Shalt Not Steal.
    The X – Tenth Commandment of God – Thou Shall Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Goods.
    Are those who commit such crimes not afraid of going to Hell – forever?
    It is too bad they were not caught while committing the crime. Did Pizza Hut not have an alarm system? Was it an inside job? Police, I hope you investigate this thoroughly and ensure that you catch the real perpetrators so that, in a few years it will not be said that they have to be released due to insufficient evidence. Investigate all possible avenues, their relatives, friends and their cellular phones and other.
    This break-in and theft was obviously premeditated. How many were involved in this break-in? Where were they prior to the theft, where they went after the break-in, what happened to the stolen items and what they did with them, the latter if not found. This should keep the police very occupied, to get to the root of this break-in and arrests.
    A lie detector test would help catch them.

  15. jennifer
    July 3, 2014

    how come the police can find those thieves for pizza hut so quick and when i reported a burglary at my house, give them, names, addresses, all infor they did not make an arrest. i should be the owner of pizza hut.

    • July 3, 2014


      Hello and good evening my people. They didn’t say they arrest two perpetrators rather they are questioning two people. In regards to the Burglary at your residence and the name and address you gave the Police. Have it ever crossed your mind that this person didn’t burglarized your residence. Alway remember that the Police need Probable Cause to make an arrest. Do you think the Police want a Burglar out there to continue to victimize our citizens.

      • Face the Facts
        July 3, 2014

        Tony, a complaint was lodged with the police who should have pursued it in the same manner, to question the suspects and also inform Jennifer of their conclusion. It appears that they were not interested in pursuing the case and ignored her complaints.
        If such is the case, it appears that D/ca is in dire need of police officers who will take their obligations seriously including when private citizens lodge complaints also for burglary and theft. It goes without saying that their complaints are as important as that of a business.
        When it is a business they are quick to respond enthusiastically. It goes to show.

      • Face the Facts
        July 3, 2014

        I suppose if it were a business they would not hesitate to follow-up your complaint and then contact you of their findings.

      • Toni Maco
        July 3, 2014

        Which Tony? Am Toni/Tony Too.

      • unbelievable
        July 4, 2014

        Some of us think because we suspect somebody then it must be that person and it cannot be another person so the police must arrest and take our suspect before the Court with no EVIDENCE but based on our suspicion. In the event the person you suspected is really the culprit they still need evidence , I repeat, evidence to PROVE he was the one and it could not have been anyone else. ok.

      • Me
        July 4, 2014

        So why wasn’t the person questioned like they are doing now in the case of pizza hut?

      • Dominica Justice
        July 5, 2014

        Well said Tony.

        Let me inform Face the Facts that Burglary and theft are serious offences that Investigations have to be done professionally and effectively and according to the Law of the Commonwealth of Dominica by the Police to bring the perpartrators to Justice.What u say is a 100% correct.But without evidence how are you going to prove the Burglary or the theft.

        There is an increasing trend among Investigators to charge based on minimal or insufficient evidence and the individual is convicted simple because he cant defend himself or the Judge is politically motivated for example a recent Judge here who has now been replaced was a so called government man doing things to suit him and not the taxpayers who were paying him.

        Even internally Investigators have no evidence and charge their own and convict there own.

        In the spectrum of Police Science there must be evidence to prove the offence.

        As it relates to the Investigations of reports.It depends on the Police Officer.If u have a excellent Investigator the complainant will get results for example, arrests,follow ups, witness statements,charges,etc..
        However if the Investigator is not interested in the case then you will see a different outcome.

        U have to understand that Pizza Hut is an international Brand.Solving a case like that will give the Police Force exposure and credibility so naturally the Investigator will be more inclined to investigate.U must remember that Dominica is small and when one gets a case such as this they must perform to give the Police department and Dominica excellent press.

        Remember there is a “OIC” who wants results and he has to answer to someone and the cycle contiues.

        Regardless of this burglaries or theft whether commercially or residencial have to be investigated.This is the only way to maintain the crime rate.

      • July 6, 2014

        Face the Facts.

        Hello and good afternoon my people. A burglary was reported to the Police and the complainant (Jennifer) provided a name and address of a possible perpetrator. Don’t you think that the Police investigated the alleged perpetrator and if their investigation is completed then they are satisfied that the person didn’t commit the burglary of Jennifer residence. She didn’t say she or someone else witness that person burglarizing her residence or how she know that person commit the crime. I do agree with you that if the Police Investigation is completed then they should inform Jennifer of the conclusion.

    • Natural Living
      July 3, 2014

      always playing the poor victim….did you have cameras watching like pizza hut did?

  16. concerned
    July 3, 2014

    D country so hard,no jobs for young plp to do so wat allu expect to happen?the citizens need to revolt more and cause more caios in the town for the government to open dr eyes.

    • Pooh Bear
      July 3, 2014

      Are you really “concerned”? Because that comment was really stupid!

    • Oh Come on.....
      July 3, 2014

      Shame on workers supporters….. my heart bleeds for dominica if your party ever wins.

      • Nac Vibes
        July 3, 2014

        Stop your nonsense, so is workers that stole the safe?
        Go and tell your god skerit to put back all that he has stolen from the country.
        No wonder people are turning to crime when stealing is the example your red party give to it’s people.

      • PAIN
        July 4, 2014

        You mean to tell me your heart is not bleeding right now?
        Well, my friend let not your heart be troubled when The New Team takes over in January 2015.

      • Skerritite
        July 4, 2014

        That’s a foolish labourite making that statement. workers supporters smarter than that…Endorsed by the committee to re-elect Skerrit :lol: :lol: :lol:

      • Ou ja konnet
        July 4, 2014

        @ oh come on
        This has nothing to do with workers supporters or labour supporters. Everything must not be political.

      • Megso
        July 4, 2014

        Why do you assume that the person with that comment is a Workers supporter?

      • July 5, 2014

        What haspolitic have to do with this?Did the politicians ask them to do it?if so mention their names.

    • ME
      July 3, 2014


    • Face the Facts
      July 3, 2014

      What type of comment is that? Are you one of those who were involved in the break-in? Are you sending a message to the authorities? Are you a radical?
      Then everyone in the country or any country for that matter, who is unemployed should do likewise. Not a smart idea. Some unruly country you would have.
      You better not consider what you have stated for you know the repercussion of your action.
      Thank God some disciplined and considerate people who are unemployed will not resort to break-ins and theft. They believe in seeking employment, working and being patient if they are unemployed. There are still some good people in D/ca and in the rest of the world.
      There are some who preferred living a leisure life. They did not take their schooling seriously or did not take a job seriously. As they grow older, it became more difficult for them to obtain employment..
      Look to yourself and those who claim there are no jobs. What type of job are you educated to perform?
      We cannot feel sorry for you. Do not blame the government. The government is not responsible for you. You are responsible for yourself. This is something you should learn. As a national, if you took your obligations seriously, you would not have made such comments. You go and find a job to do and inform your contemporaries about this that they may do likewise.

    • Anonymous
      July 4, 2014

      Your coment is rediculous.lazyness is the cause.

        July 5, 2014

        in dominica crime pays, just look at the people with the most money now

  17. hmm
    July 3, 2014

    AA !!!! CSI In Dominica ..lol

    • jdog
      July 3, 2014

      Lol law and order that der man, see dem boys dusting for finger prints lol high sin in d place lololololol

      • Face the Facts
        July 3, 2014

        Pray for them that they may change. Pray for Dominica to be rid of criminals..

      • MEEEEEE
        July 4, 2014

        Let me see how far them finger prints will go? Do they even have a database to run fingerprints?

        July 5, 2014

        lol, they do de same thing at my home and yet to catch the thieves

  18. garvin charles
    July 3, 2014

    Funny how they dust for finger prints but you dont have a finger print database. We need to get serious with crimes in Dominica.

    • C
      July 3, 2014

      Who says they don’t have a fingerprint database? with the new ID card system everybody will have their fingerprint taken.

    • Anonymous
      July 3, 2014

      What you know?

    • Informed
      July 3, 2014

      You are ignorant to the fact that there is in fact a criminal database with over 13,000 Criminal Demographic/Tenprint data records… the CDPF has the AFIS for digital fingerprinting.

      • @dotish informed
        July 4, 2014

        If that was directed then your not only ig that’s idiotic on ur part. I responded to the previous writer and under such a notion and followed up with some fun.
        BOZO must be a cop.

    • Just 4 Laughs
      July 3, 2014

      Nice one! LMAO. No database!
      That reminds me of an Instru Joke I read here on DNO .When he became a lawyer.Starting off any business service takes time. So the story goes . Instru’s phone was cut. So a guy walks into his office and he wanted to impress the guy who he thought came in with a case.
      Hear Instru.” When I present your case they will have to pay you top $ is 1/2 a million I going for.” Then he hangs up turning to the guy he said” Dem guys playing with the wrong lawyer. How can I help you sir?”
      The guy said” I am from LIME I came to pick up your phones sir.”

      • Face the Facts
        July 4, 2014

        I read this on a Toronto ethnic newspaper. Every week this specific newspaper has a joke which I look forward to reading. Readers could also submit jokes.
        It was stated that that the man is a Trinidadian who recently returned home. No doubt posing as a big shot and that he has a career. It was really funny. I had a good laugh. :lol:

    • July 4, 2014

      Garvin Charles.

      Hello and good morning my people. They are using the same method any Police Department would to look for fingerprints at a crime scene. If they find a fingerprint then it will be photograph and then lifted. Once it’s lifted then it will be placed on an index card where it will be examined by a fingerprint technician. Many large Police Department have electronic databases where they scan and compare the print to their database but a technician must still confirm the hit from the database. Yes we must get serious about crime and that’s why the Officers are dusting for prints. Only fifteen years ago NYPD moved to an electronic database but any hit must be confirm by a fingerprint technician and they are still using a Ten Card Index System.

      • hehe
        July 4, 2014

        to much t.v fooling allu

    • Princess
      July 4, 2014

      Speak on what you know PLEASE…We do have a fingerprint database .

      • WOW
        July 5, 2014

        REally!!! Please enlighten us!!!

      July 4, 2014

      My exact thoughts!!!!

    • niceness
      July 4, 2014

      i wondering what or who they gonna match the finger print to ..lololol

  19. July 3, 2014

    Waypapa,I hope they have the right guys.

  20. Mastermind
    July 3, 2014

    Good job!

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