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Tag: drug crime

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. O [...]

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Suspect ganja dealers flee in North Side raid

Suspect ganja dealers flee in North Side raid

| 19/06/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The police were out in force in North Side on Sunday and Monday as they hunted for two Jamaican nationals following a pre-dawn drug bust in the Hutland area of the district. Police said the officers involved recovered a large quantity of ganja from a shed, though they did not specify how much [...]

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Cop biting suspect charged with list of crimes

Cop biting suspect charged with list of crimes

| 12/06/2017
(CNS): The suspect who is said to have bitten a police officer during a drug raid has been charged with a catalogue of offences. Police said the 25-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, appeared in court Friday and was remanded in custody. He has been charged with consumption, possession an [...]

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Man bites cop in drug arrest

Man bites cop in drug arrest

| 08/06/2017
(CNS): A police officer has been treated and released from hospital after he was bitten by a suspect during an arrest relating to drug offences. The police were called to a bar on the West Bay Road just before one o’clock on Thursday after reports that a man was selling drugs in the parking lo [...]

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Police seize heroin in drug bust

Police seize heroin in drug bust

| 05/06/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS said that officers who carried out a pre-planned drug operation at an apartment in the Safe Haven area on Friday morning seized not only ganja and cocaine but an undisclosed quantity of heroin. Three male teenagers, all from George Town, were arrested as a result of the raid, despit [...]

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Customs officer and Venezuelans arrested in drug raid

Customs officer and Venezuelans arrested in drug raid

| 05/06/2017
(CNS): Police and customs officers have arrested five people, including a local customs officer, three Venezuelan nationals and a woman from West Bay, in a suspected drug ring. During a joint RCIPS and customs raid just after 7pm on Friday evening  (2 June), cash and cocaine were seized at a Geor [...]

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Suspect cocaine dealer nabbed by plain-clothes cops

Suspect cocaine dealer nabbed by plain-clothes cops

| 30/05/2017
(CNS): Undercover police officers arrested a 27-year-old man at a licensed premises Sunday evening on suspicion of drug dealing, the RCIPS said in a release Tuesday, but did not say at which bar or even in which district the arrest took place. Police said the man was detained by plain-clothes office [...]

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Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

| 26/05/2017
(CNS): Officers involved in a drug raid in the Prospect area on Monday have confirmed that the total weight of the ganja seized in the operation on Marina Drive was 110lbs.  The 46-year-old Jamaican man arrested during the bust appeared in court in relation to drug dealing and immigration charges [...]

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Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

| 23/05/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a suspected drug dealer found at a house during an RCIPS drug raid yesterday lunchtime on Marina Drive in George Town who fled law enforcement authorities after becoming violent, the authorities said today. One of two drug related operations conducted by a joint pol [...]

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Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

| 22/05/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested eight people, including three teenagers, for drug-related offences following a raid at an address in Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, on Friday evening. Officers went to the residency around 5pm in the evening and found around 8lbs of ganja hidden in different places on th [...]

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Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

| 01/05/2017
(CNS): Police said that they took four boys into custody at the weekend following reports of children smoking ganja in West Bay. One of those youngsters was just seven years old, a senior police officer stated in a report about another busy weekend for the RCIPS. The child was arrested after police [...]

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