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Bishop Cline’s lighting store burglarised!

April 23rd, 2014 | Tags: Atlantis Solar John I. Cline Burglary LED lights
Bishop John I. Cline revealed today, April 23, 2014 that his store, Atlantis Solar was robbed sometime overnight but has expressed confidence that the perpetrator will soon be caught after making off with a quantity of specific lighting products. Photo: VINO/File
FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Bishop John I. Cline revealed to Virgin Islands News Online today, April 23, 2014 that his store, Atlantis Solar was robbed sometime overnight but has expressed confidence that the perpetrator will soon be caught after making off with $5,000 worth of specific lighting products.

“I came in this morning and realised that my store was broken into,” Bishop Cline said, “but I also realised that it was a very specific break in because they only took stuff that they knew and it had to be somebody who knew what they were looking for.”

He further disclosed that numerous other valuable items, remained lying on the shelves and walls on display as well as in a display case yet the culprits only stole several specific LED-type lighting fixtures including four-foot LED tubes, PAR 38 lights and high bay lights. The stolen items are estimated to be in the region of $5000.

Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force were informed of the incident and uplifted fingerprints as they conducted investigations on site at the Fish Bay store today. The suspect reportedly entered the store after prying their way through a window. There were no security cameras on site at the time.

Bishop Cline related that a specific suspect may be responsible for the intrusion and expressed confidence that the person will be apprehended soon.

He stated that there were very few people on the island who would deal on a regular basis with the type of lights stolen and said his store had only stocked the four-foot tubes last week.

The lights are used both for business and commercial purposes and are popular with persons switching to conserve on their electricity usage. All of the domestic type lights were left in the store, he said. Bishop Cline also urged persons to be on the look out for the stolen items. 



21 Responses to “Bishop Cline’s lighting store burglarised!”

  • dd (23/04/2014, 14:36) Like (13) Dislike (4) Reply
    The poor robbing from the rich
    • wize up (23/04/2014, 17:14) Like (4) Dislike (12) Reply
      i could live with the poor robbing the rich !!!!!! jesus say to forgive mr preach it sunday after sunday...Oh !!!! my bad, NOT when i come to money..just saying SO run quick to talk it
    • Purple Rain (24/04/2014, 03:30) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      The poor in spirit, and self worth choosing to remain in the lowness of life by selling out to the Devil.
      Karma and retribution drizzles down to dem children but Satan is the boss of heathens.
      That is why some of us will forever be wallowing in poverty,poor health and unfortunate offsprings by the dozen.
      We are our own enemies.
  • ooooo (23/04/2014, 14:42) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    no wonder we are going solar light crazy and the deal with the led bulbs that archie promised us
  • ??? (23/04/2014, 14:46) Like (7) Dislike (10) Reply
    Why go to the police when you can pray to god for help???
  • @oooooo (23/04/2014, 16:33) Like (12) Dislike (6) Reply
    Real talk. They all over the island. Wow these guys in everything. Is the bishop a electrician now. You telling me that the NDP couldn't find a hard working electrician to pull into some of this work? Is this some kinda pay back to the bishop?
    • you too contankerous (23/04/2014, 22:49) Like (7) Dislike (9) Reply
      HI wonder if Cline does beg you for anything. What business do you have? I never went to college but I have several kinds of businesses with trade licences approved by both governments. What does NDP have to do with it. You fool ever thought that tomorrow might be for you? Set the hate aside de man.
  • chad (23/04/2014, 16:38) Like (10) Dislike (7) Reply
    Do you see the trend here. Bishop store fish bay minister. So in order to get in on this work I need to rent a space in fish bay. It all make sense now. Good help us.
  • onlooker (23/04/2014, 19:48) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why no alarm system was installed? We need to catch these perpetrators.....Mr.Cline should know better.....
  • gees (23/04/2014, 20:20) Like (16) Dislike (9) Reply
    Why are we Tolians so hateful and cruel towards each other? What an evil community. Everyone has a right to enter into any legal business that they choose, no matter what your rank is. This young man is a business man, and may I say, a person who a lot of you bloggers run to for help when you broke. A crime was committed - tomorrow it might be you (or me, God forbid). Stop bringing down our brothers and sisters and stop being so negative. The same spirit you use to bring another one down in secret is going to backfire on you one day. Hate me too now!
  • 4real (23/04/2014, 21:22) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Now u know how the hospital worker feel cline. God don't like ugly.
  • Titan (24/04/2014, 09:33) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    We are a sick set of puppies on this island, no wonder we're going nowhere fast. The hatred, the jealousy is astounding. We would do much better channeling this negativity into something positive for ourselves. I hope the culprit is found irregardless of who the hell owns the light store, what his occupation is, and where his store is located.
  • wize up (24/04/2014, 13:08) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    may be the person or persons wanted to buy the lights but the price was to high !!!!!!
  • Truth (24/04/2014, 14:53) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    To be honest, the first thing that came to mind is WOW, the poor finally robbing the rich. I could not help it. I know what he has done to many and I saw this as pay back. But seriously this made the news, there are so many people out there hungry and cant send them children to school with food etc. Tortola soooo rich that we cant see people hurting and for those that ask for help they aint getting it and the church still askin them to give more and more to build up church and the congregation hurting.
  • wise up (25/04/2014, 09:44) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    SOME OF YOU ARE SO BLINDED BY DECEPTION N LIES...The good book states you cannot father the congregation n still run a business ones priority must be alligned...that day will come n it wudnt be me nor u dealin with the pastor,he has his own cross to bear
  • smdh (25/04/2014, 12:38) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    AT Wise up I don't know what book you reading where does it say you can't father a congregation and still own a business. You are the one that need to wise up. Jealousy and envy will keep a lot of us down.

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