Tag: drug crime

Four men arrested over ganja and gambling

Four men arrested over ganja and gambling

| 07/12/2021

(CNS): Four West Bay men between the ages of 24 and 59 were arrested Friday following a bust relating to ganja and lottery tickets at two addresses in the district in the vicinity of West Church Street. When police arrived at the first address, two men fled but officers caught and detained one of them, […]

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Brac man detained in GC after violent incidents

Brac man detained in GC after violent incidents

| 25/10/2021

(CNS): A 45-year-old man from Cayman Brac was held at the detention centre in Fairbanks on Grand Cayman over the weekend in order to protect the victim after his arrest following a disturbance at an address in Pearl Avenue. Police were called to the location on Thursday, 21 October, where the man who is known […]

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Ganja packages found in derelict vehicles

Ganja packages found in derelict vehicles

| 07/10/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police have found around 4lbs of ganja that had been stashed in derelict vehicles abandoned on Durham Drive in the industrial area of George Town. The RCIPS said that shortly before 2:30pm Wednesday they received a call from a member of the public who reported finding a suspicious package near a derelict vehicle. It […]

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Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

Senior citizen arrested on cocaine charges

| 16/08/2021

(CNS): A 67-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested for a number of offences, including possession of cocaine, after he was stopped by police in the district early Sunday morning. Police said they had cause to arrest the man over driving offences at around 6:15 in the morning but after searching him, they found […]

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Man arrested after dodging police over drugs & gun

Man arrested after dodging police over drugs & gun

| 09/08/2021

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from George Town was charged on Monday with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit an offence as well as possession of cocaine and ganja. He was arrested ten days after he ran away from the police officers who pulled over the car he was driving on School Road, […]

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Second officer arrested for jail house drug dealing

Second officer arrested for jail house drug dealing

| 15/07/2021

(CNS): A second prison officer in just over a month has been arrested on suspicion of drug related crimes. The prison management at HMP Northward reported the discovery of ganja to the police at 6am this morning after a male officer had been searched on his way into work and packages of the drugs found. […]

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Prison officer accused of dealing ganja in jail

Prison officer accused of dealing ganja in jail

| 09/06/2021

(CNS): A prison officer has been arrested and is currently in police custody accused of smuggling ganja into HMP Northward to sell to inmates. The 36-year-old man was arrested by police after they received a report from Prison Director Steve Barrett at around 6am today, 9 June.

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Police seize 800lbs ganja in local busts

Police seize 800lbs ganja in local busts

| 07/05/2021

(CNS): Following a number of local drug busts at homes and on the road last month, police have seized around 800lbs of ganja and arrested six people, five of whom have been charged with drug dealing offences. The ganja was found in three separate incidents. In the first, two vehicles were searched in East End. […]

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Coastguard hauls over 700lbs of ganja from sea

Coastguard hauls over 700lbs of ganja from sea

| 24/03/2021

(CNS): Two local men have been arrested following a drug operation this week in which the police helicopter spotted and interrupted what appeared to be a drug transfer at sea between a local boat and a Jamaican canoe. The RCIPS said that the Air Operations Unit was conducting security patrols Monday afternoon when the spotted […]

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Police stumble upon 600lbs of ganja in George Town

Police stumble upon 600lbs of ganja in George Town

| 24/03/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS) Officers making checks in South Church Street, George Town, early Saturday morning came across 600lbs of ganja in black plastic garbage bags. The RCIPS said that officers conducted a search in and around the area where they had stumbled upon the significant drug haul but no one was found and no arrests were made. […]

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Cops pepper spray man resisting arrest

Cops pepper spray man resisting arrest

| 15/03/2021

(CNS): RCIPS officers used oleoresin capsicum (OC), aka pepper spray, on a 21-year-old man who resisted arrest at around 10pm on Sunday night. Responding to a report of suspicious activity on Ashgo Street in George Town, the officers approached three young men, one of whom was a juvenile, who were standing near to a vehicle. […]

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