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Lobo gets 16 years for drug smuggling

Lobo gets 16 years for drug smuggling

| 30/03/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Former customs officer David Karl Lobo (33) was handed a sixteen-year jail term on Friday by acting Grand Court judge, Dame Justice Dobbs, who described him as an intelligent man who played a leading role in the cocaine smuggling operation for which he was convicted earlier this year. Lobo was the only one of […]

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Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

| 28/03/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): David Lobo (33), a former customs officer convicted in a cocaine smuggling ring with four other men earlier this year, is expected to be given a lengthy jail term on Friday after the lawyers in the case made their final submission to a judge this week. Lobo, who is from Bodden Town, was the […]

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Suspected dealer facing five drug charges

Suspected dealer facing five drug charges

| 04/03/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man who was arrested on Friday was due to appear in Summary Court Monday facing five charges relating to cocaine. The 23-year-old suspected dealer has been charged with possession of cocaine and possession with intent to supply, the possession of criminal property and drug utensils as well as consumption of the […]

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Customs officer found guilty in drug conspiracy

Customs officer found guilty in drug conspiracy

| 04/01/2019 | 138 Comments

(CNS): Former customs officer David Lobo, who was charged for conspiring with a South American drug gang to smuggle almost three kilos of cocaine into Cayman via Cuba on two separate occasions, was convicted on Friday on one of the two counts against him and has been remanded in custody. Lobo faced two conspiracy charges […]

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Witnesses lied to cut their own jail time, says lawyer

Witnesses lied to cut their own jail time, says lawyer

| 02/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two men who have pleaded guilty to a cocaine smuggling conspiracy lied when they gave evidence in court last month, the lawyer representing customs officer David Lobo (33) told a jury Wednesday, as she urged them to look closely at the evidence when they deliberate the case. As Amelia Fosuhene summed up her client’s […]

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Cocaine destroyed after washing ashore in South Sound

Cocaine destroyed after washing ashore in South Sound

| 12/10/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Police destroyed more than five kilos of cocaine on Friday. The RCIPS said the drugs had washed ashore in the vicinity of the South Sound dock. The haul had been reported to the police by members of the public who had discovered the five suspicious packages. After officers recovered the packages, the drugs were forensically examined […]

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Cocaine beach robber suspect denies charges

Cocaine beach robber suspect denies charges

| 31/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Marvin Grant (35), from North Side, has denied being the masked man armed with a machete on Christmas Eve who robbed staff at an East End resort as they were trying to guard a 60lb cocaine haul that had washed up on the beach in anticipation of the arrival of the police. Grant has pleaded […]

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Cocaine haul washes up on BT beach

Cocaine haul washes up on BT beach

| 21/06/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Police have destroyed around 23 kilograms of cocaine after the drugs washed up on a Bodden Town beach on Sunday. The package that contained the drugs, which would have had a street value in excess of $2 million, was found by a resident at around 9:00 that morning as they visited the beach. Officers from […]

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Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

| 20/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An undisclosed amount of cocaine was washed ashore on Little Cayman this weekend and found by a resident of the island. Police said that around 8:30am on Monday 18 May, uniformed officers in Little Cayman were contacted by a resident about a suspicious package on the beach of Point of Sands. Police said that […]

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