Tag: drug crime

WB cops clamp down on drugs

WB cops clamp down on drugs

| 12/08/2019

(CNS): Following the arrest of a 42-year-old suspected cocaine dealer in West Bay, Detective Sergeant Anderson Taylor, who is in charge of the West Bay CID, said that police officers are working to remove drugs from the district. “One of our main goals as police officers in West Bay, whether we are community officers, detectives […]

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1,200lbs of ganja seized by marine unit

1,200lbs of ganja seized by marine unit

| 08/08/2019

(CNS): A 32-year-old man from Cayman Brac is facing a number of serious drug charges after he was caught by marine cops on Tuesday night aboard a vessel off the coast of East End with around 1,200lbs of ganja worth more than CI$1 million. The haul is one of the biggest ever that law enforcement […]

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GT man suspected of crack dealing

GT man suspected of crack dealing

| 06/08/2019

(CNS): Police seized an undisclosed quantity of what appears to be crack cocaine and cash from a George Town man they arrested on suspicion of dealing yesterday afternoon in Bodden Town. Police said that two officers on patrol in the district had cause to stop and speak with the man, who was walking in the […]

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Suspect ganja smugglers charged in 1,000lb haul

Suspect ganja smugglers charged in 1,000lb haul

| 30/07/2019

(CNS): Rovan Johnson (33) and Albert Campbell (59) appeared in court Monday, charged with the possession of over 1,000lbs of ganja that was intended for importation to Cayman. The two Jamaican nationals were remanded in custody until 19 August, when they are expected to answer the charges. The drugs and the boat the men were […]

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Marine cops net 1,000lbs of ganja

Marine cops net 1,000lbs of ganja

| 26/07/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit with the help of the police helicopter has seized 1,000lbs of ganja from what appears to be another drug canoe that was on its way to Cayman. Two Jamaican nationals who were on board were arrested and remain in custody as police investigate the circumstances surrounding the drug haul, […]

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Four arrested in WB drug bust

Four arrested in WB drug bust

| 22/07/2019

(CNS): Two women and two men were arrested on Friday afternoon on suspicion of dealing cocaine, following a police bust on Town Hall Road in West Bay. The RCIPS said the raid was in response to community concerns about drugs being sold at the address. When police arrived, the people at the location were searched […]

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Coast guard and RCIPS join cross-border bust

Coast guard and RCIPS join cross-border bust

| 08/07/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) recently participated in an international operation that netted 14 suspected smugglers, over 5,000lbs of ganja worth almost $4 million on the street, two maritime vessels, one gun, 91 rounds of ammunition and US$9,000. Operation Rip Tide, which also involved the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit, the United States Coast […]

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CBC bags more drugs at post office

CBC bags more drugs at post office

| 02/07/2019

(CNS): The Customs and Border Control Agency arrested three people last week in another drug bust that involved the misuse of the postal service. On Monday, 24 June, officers at the courier section examining international packages selected several for inspection, one of which was described as containing clothes from the US, but inside officers found […]

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Two charged over 550lb drug haul

Two charged over 550lb drug haul

| 02/07/2019

(CNS): Two men suspected of trying to smuggle over 550lbs of ganja into the Cayman Islands at the weekend were remanded in custody Tuesday, shortly after police charged them both with drug-related offences. Odane Holness (25) from Jamaica, who has also been charged with illegal landing, and Jerome Terry (39) from Bodden Town appeared briefly […]

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Cops reel in another drug canoe

Cops reel in another drug canoe

| 01/07/2019

(CNS) Two local men and one Jamaican are currently in custody after police came across what they suspected was a drug-loaded canoe while on patrol on the beach around Prospect Point early Friday morning. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the officers spotted two men near a beached white canoe with several bags […]

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Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

| 22/06/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman Bryce Merren, who was caught in a US bust five years ago, is back in Cayman. Following his conviction in 2014 for conspiracy to supply around 200kg of cocaine, he was sentenced to nine years in jail but he has returned home to serve what remains of his prison term at HMP […]

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