Tag: drug crime

Local men jailed over ganja smuggling

Local men jailed over ganja smuggling

| 02/10/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Three Caymanian men who were caught in a drug interception in June 2018 were all jailed on Thursday for between three and four years for their part in the smuggling operation. Barton Elsworth Rivers, Deno Kalifa McInnis and Jonathan Ashley Moore were charged and convicted late last year with one count of conspiracy to […]

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980lbs ganja seized off North West Point

980lbs ganja seized off North West Point

| 28/09/2020

(CNS): Three men have been charged with importation of ganja and illegal landing after the Cayman Islands Coast Guard and RCIPS Air Operations Unit intercepted a drug canoe off North West Point in West Bay last Thursday. The open-water bust happened around 3:50am on 24 September, when the crew aboard the police helicopter on aerial […]

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15lbs of ganja found in soup cans

15lbs of ganja found in soup cans

| 21/09/2020

(CNS): A 29-year-old Caymanian man has been arrested on suspicion of importation of ganja after Customs and Border Control (CBC) found 15lbs of ganja hidden inside sealed soup cans in a shipment of groceries from Canada. The officers, who now work on intelligence-based leads, selected this shipment for inspection on 1 September and made the […]

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Guns found in bust over sex crime

Guns found in bust over sex crime

| 07/09/2020

(CNS): Police recovered a pistol, an adapted flare gun and ammunition during a search of a North Side home on Friday, which followed a man’s arrested for indecent assault. Officers also found 12lbs of suspected ganja, drug paraphernalia and some $2,000 in cash at the home of the 29-year-old man, who was first arrested on […]

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Cops clamp down on Rum Point nuisance

Cops clamp down on Rum Point nuisance

| 01/09/2020 | 64 Comments

(CNS): With the return of the freedom to socialise since the lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions, anti-social behaviour has also returned to Rum Point. Police said they have received complaints from the community about drug activity, loud music, speeding and drunk drivers at the popular weekend beach spot. So on Sunday police conducted a full-scale […]

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Beach-walkers stumble over cocaine

Beach-walkers stumble over cocaine

| 26/08/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Members of the public who were walking on the beach in South Sound on Monday evening called the police after they stumbled across a package of what looked like cocaine that had washed ashore. The suspected drug bundle appeared to have been in the sea for some time, police said in a statement. It […]

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West Bay man arrested after two home raids

West Bay man arrested after two home raids

| 21/08/2020

(CNS): Police recovered what is assumed to be just a small quantity of ganja from a West Bay home and arrested a 34 year-old-man for possession after two organised busts yesterday in the district. Officers executed two search warrant on Thursday morning, the first just after 7:00am at an address on Capt Reginald Parsons Drive, […]

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56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

| 30/07/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Two different members of the public alerted the authorities yesterday to hauls of ganja they had found in local waters in two separate districts, which weighed a total of 56lbs. One person found a package in the water off Andresen Road in West Bay, while another found a package floating in the sea off […]

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750lbs of ganja found on West Bay beach

750lbs of ganja found on West Bay beach

| 23/07/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Thirty packages containing around 750lbs of ganja were found yesterday on a beach on the north shore in West Bay. Police said officers on patrol in the district recovered the contraband on a beach off Conch Point Road on Wednesday, 22 July. It is not clear if it was the officers who found the […]

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Couple charged after cops seize 240lbs ganja

Couple charged after cops seize 240lbs ganja

| 20/07/2020

(CNS): A 22-year-old woman from George Town and a 27-year-old man from of East End have been charged with drug offences after a search in Prospect Friday evening turned up over 240lbs of ganja. As police arrived at the address at around 6pm, a man carrying a suitcase left the house in a Jeep. But […]

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Cops arrests suspect coke dealer

Cops arrests suspect coke dealer

| 14/07/2020

(CNS): A 53-year-old man from George Town was arrested Friday on suspicion of dealing cocaine following a police raid at an address on Rock Hole Road. The bust was based on concerns from the public that drugs were being sold from a specific premises. During the search officers found an undisclosed quantity of cocaine and […]

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