Tag: drug crime

Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Monday after police charged him with the possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ammunition, plus possession and consumption of cocaine. The man was arrested following police raids on 7 February at two West Bay addresses, whe [...]

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Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

Cops ‘stoned’ during drug bust

| 09/02/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Police were pelted with stones in West Bay yesterday and one officer was struck twice in the head and face during a drug operation carried out at a home in the Boatswain Bay area. Police, customs and agriculture officers raided a property where ganja was being cultivated. Several ganja plant [...]

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Two arrested over gun after West Bay raid

Two arrested over gun after West Bay raid

| 08/02/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 37-year-old man from George Town and a 23-year-old woman from West Bay over a loaded firearm following two raids in Safehaven and Watercourse Road, West Bay. The man has also been arrested for possession of cocaine. Officers said they are still investigating the case, w [...]

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Cocaine beach robber suspect denies charges

Cocaine beach robber suspect denies charges

| 31/01/2018
(CNS): Marvin Grant (35), from North Side, has denied being the masked man armed with a machete on Christmas Eve who robbed staff at an East End resort as they were trying to guard a 60lb cocaine haul that had washed up on the beach in anticipation of the arrival of the police. Grant has pleaded [& [...]

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Case against immigration deputy drags on

Case against immigration deputy drags on

| 31/01/2018
(CNS): The deputy chief immigration officer remains on paid leave this week after an application to have charges against her thrown out failed. Jeannie Lewis has been charged for permitting drugs to be used at her house and knowingly assisting an illegal immigrant, having been swept up in an early m [...]

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Five men charged after 700lb ganja bust

Five men charged after 700lb ganja bust

| 29/01/2018
(CNS): Five men who were intercepted by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit in two separate boats last Thursday have been charged with various offences relating to both drug trafficking and human smuggling. Police seized more than 700lbs of ganja after tracking one of the boats to the West Bay shoreline, wh [...]

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Customs officer to face trial for drug smuggling

Customs officer to face trial for drug smuggling

| 29/01/2018
(CNS): David Lobo (32), from Bodden Town, has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to a drug smuggling conspiracy in which around 1.8kg of cocaine were smuggled into Cayman using Colombian artefacts. Lobo, who is currently suspended from his job as a customs officer on paid required leave, has den [...]

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Marine cops net two drug boats

Marine cops net two drug boats

| 27/01/2018
(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit (JMU) has seized two boats and an undisclosed quantity of ganja and arrested five men in an operation which began in the early hours of Thursday morning. At about 4:30am on 25 January, the marine officers came across two boats acting suspiciously near the Big Chan [...]

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K9 unit helps secure evidence in drug bust

K9 unit helps secure evidence in drug bust

| 25/01/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested a 38-year-old man from West Bay yesterday on suspicion of possession and consumption of ganja, following a drug raid in the district. The RCIPS said that an operation was conducted Wednesday morning on King Road under the Misuse of Drugs Law. When officers arrived at the a [...]

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Customs net drug suspects in three separate cases

Customs net drug suspects in three separate cases

| 15/01/2018
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Customs Department has arrested four people over the last week in three separate drug smuggling cases. On Friday, 12 January, customs officers arrested a 35-year-old Caymanian man and a 34-year-old woman from Trinidad who is a permanent resident here. They are accused of i [...]

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Second man charged in East End drug haul robbery

Second man charged in East End drug haul robbery

| 12/01/2018
(CNS): A 53-year-old Bodden Town man charged yesterday with various offences in connection with an incident at an East End resort in December, where staff were threatened after a cocaine haul washed up on the beach. He was the second person arrested in the Christmas Eve case, in which a masked man [...]

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