Tag: drug crime

Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

| 16/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED WITH CLARIFICATION:  A 48-year-old-man has been bailed following his arrest on Saturday afternoon on suspicion of possessing cocaine and ganja. Police said the man was arrested after he was spotted “acting suspiciously” outside a bar where officers were making checks. When they approached the man they saw him throw something away.

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Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

| 08/04/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man was due in court today, Monday, charged with dangerous driving and drug offences after a police chase that ended in the North Sound. Officers ordered the driver of a silver Toyota Camry to pull over on Wednesday afternoon, 3 April, after they had spotted the car driving erratically along North […]

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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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Ex-customs officer stood to gain $90k in drug case

Ex-customs officer stood to gain $90k in drug case

| 27/02/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): David Lobo (33), a former customs officer from Bodden Town who was convicted of smuggling almost two kilos of cocaine into Cayman, stood to gain more than $90,000 from the sale of the drugs brought here by a South American drug gang if the authorities had not busted the conspiracy, a senior prosecutor told […]

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Police make gambling and ganja arrests in BT

Police make gambling and ganja arrests in BT

| 20/02/2019

(CNS): A 48-year-old man from Bodden Town is currently in police custody after he was arrested Tuesday for ganja and gambling offences. A second 42-year-old-man who was arrested over an illegal lottery ticket has been bailed. At around 5:40pm on 19 February, officers on patrol in Cumber Avenue stopped a man who had raised their suspicions. […]

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Active drug bust underway in Breakers

Active drug bust underway in Breakers

| 18/02/2019

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers were still on the scene of what appears to be an active drug bust in Breakers Monday lunchtime after a suspicious vessel was spotted in the area at around 6:45 this morning. As a crowd gathered at the scene, the police urged people to stay away so that they […]

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400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

| 16/02/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Four men were arrested after police found a significant quantity of suspected ganja in the early hours of Thursday morning in George Town. Police said that shortly after 5:00am on 14 February, officers on patrol in the capital saw a Honda vehicle speeding along Walkers Road. The driver ignored police signals to stop and […]

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Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): A 24-year-old woman from East End was charged with drug dealing after a bust on Thursday off Sea View Road. And a 37-year-old-man from George Town was bailed after he was arrested in a separate drug operation in Prospect on Friday. In both cases a quantity of ganja, cash and drug paraphernalia were seized by the […]

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Police bust gamblers and drug users

Police bust gamblers and drug users

| 31/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted two drug operations over the weekend, one in East End and one on Cayman Brac, and also busted an illegal gambling ring in Bodden Town, arresting a total of seven people. On Friday, 25 January, police and customs officers on Cayman Brac searched a home on Dantzler Drive […]

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