Missing suspect gives himself up in Jamaica

| 26/06/2017 | 20 Comments
Cayman News Service

Garth Stewart (43)
Height: 6ft
Weight: 160 lbs

(CNS) Jerome Calbert (26) has turned himself into the Jamaican Authorities, police have said. Calbert, who was believed to have been in the Cayman Islands illegally, went on the run following a police drug bust in North Side on Sunday 18 June with another Jamaican national, Garth Stewart (43). Stewart, who was also said to be here illegally, is still missing but it is not clear whether he remains in Cayman or if he has also returned to Jamaica.

Cayman News Service

Jerome Calbert

The public has been urged not to approach Stewart, but if they see him they are asked to call 911 immediately. Anonymous tips regarding his whereabouts can be made to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or here.

 

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  1. Sharkey says:

    Do Cayman have a extradition treaty with Jamaica ? I know we have a importation treaty.

  2. Anonymous says:

    The Kearney Gomez radar station at High Rock is a weather radar station. It does not detect vessels or aircraft, therefore it has no purpose in border control or crime fighting.

  3. Anonymous says:

    they fishing for wahoo y mahi mahi man! wz wrlng with yuh??

  4. Anonymous says:

    Some people in CIG don’t want radars as they are the very people getting kick backs from the drug lords when they use Cayman to traffic up to North America of Europe. This and money laundering been they way for Cayman for decades and it has not changed.

  5. CrabClaw says:

    Remembering a comment made by a political hopeful, I say let’s go with that idea, request the UK government provide min 3-5 border coverage grade drones, post enough in the skies around Cayman 24/7 as one runs out of power more goes up, anything that moves near our borders would be covered.
    Let’s put the coverage of our borders into the UK’s partial responsibility, We need to start benefiting from all of the agreements we have signed away in the form of tax deals, all of those countries are recouping taxes because of our info, I say we get something back in return other than a thank you.

  6. Anonymous says:

    I guess our Customs Border Control Officer wasn’t doing his job

  7. scary says:

    what about worse?

  8. Anonymous says:

    Hahahahahahahahhaha. He called for a lift back to Jamaica and he got one!!! Hahahahhhhhahhaaa
    No boarder control in Cayman. He did just what they all do. What an embarrassment to CIG.

    So many unemployed Caymanians that all know the sea and ya can’t get them to work on border control????

    Hahahahahahahahhaha

  9. Anonymous says:

    so easy to get back to jamaica? surely he couldnt have gone by plane? so worrisome? sad!?

  10. Anonymous says:

    Why aren’t their radar stations on Grand Cayman? The solution to this problem is simple. Install radar and monitor it 24-7. Any vessel approaching our shores which doesn’t respond to radio calls should be intercepted by the police boats and helicopter.

    It’s so simple to fix the problem of illegal arrivals and drug shipments it makes you wonder; are the police/lawmakers benefiting from it?

    • Anonymous says:

      You think it’s so easy? You are so wrong. I guess you know nothing about a radar. Most of the time a radar cannot see these low lying canoes on the water unless they are very close to the radar itself. Close like within a mile or less. Soo they would just avoid coming close to the radar site to do the drop and never be seen by radar so a waste of money.

    • Anonymous says:

      We have a radar station, aptly named after Kearney Gomez, former chief officer. It provides minimum results at maximum costs.

    • Anonymous says:

      Actually there are wide area surveillance systems that would perfect for this island. 6 of the portable ones would cost the CI government around $1m but could be quickly and easily positioned in hot zones.

  11. Anonymous says:

    Scary how easy it is for them to come and go undetected. Who took him back?

    We are literally sitting ducks on this island. What is to stop the cartel from coming here and pulling off a major heist at a jewelry store and disappearing without a trace? Oh right… they already did that!

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