Tag: drug crime

Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

| 20/08/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Police officers discovered three large glass jars hidden in the Bonaventure Road area of West Bay last week during the course of an undisclosed inquiry. No arrests have been made and the quantity of drugs found has not been disclosed. The find is now under investigation and anyone with info [...]

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Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

| 06/08/2018
(CNS): A 24-year-old man suspected of drug dealing was arrested Saturday night following a police chase, and later charged with a list of offences. Police said they responded to a report made around 9pm that the man was behaving suspiciously in a parking lot on Smith Road. When the officers arrived, [...]

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Cruise ship visitor charged after leaving hospital

Cruise ship visitor charged after leaving hospital

| 26/07/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have said that the 37-year-old man from the United States who was arrested on board a cruise ship before being rushed to hospital where he was in a critical condition has now been released and has been charged with assault, resisting arrest and possession of ganja. The police s [...]

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Jamaicans deny smuggling cocaine or gun

Jamaicans deny smuggling cocaine or gun

| 23/07/2018
(CNS): Three Jamaican men have denied smuggling over 100 grammes of cocaine and a .38 Smith & Wesson revolver along with 49 rounds of ammunition. Fitzroy Ottey (41), Owen Reid (37) and Assad Walker (58) were arrested in March after the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Joint Marine Unit and th [...]

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Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

| 18/07/2018
(CNS): A 25-year-old man from Cayman Brac was arrested on Monday at the Owen Roberts International Airport after a search by customs officers turned up two packages of ganja taped to his legs. The body search took place before the man and a 22-year-old woman travelling with him, who was also arrest [...]

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Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

Cops net 13 drunk drivers in ten days

| 11/07/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Just ten days into July, the RCIPS said its officers have already arrested thirteen drunk drivers this month, after arresting 24 during the month of June as part of the continuing clampdown on rogue road users. Last month police also issued 152 tickets for illegal tint and 263 tickets for sp [...]

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$220k cash seized in West Bay drug bust

$220k cash seized in West Bay drug bust

| 10/07/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Police and customs officers arrested three people and seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja and cocaine as well as CI$220,000 in cash following a raid which took place over two days at a West Bay house. The joint operation began at around 3:40pm on Thursday, 28 June, at an undisclosed addr [...]

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Authorities seize over $½M of ganja in two weeks

Authorities seize over $½M of ganja in two weeks

| 06/07/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Local law enforcement authorities have seized nearly 700lbs of ganja, worth more than half a million dollars on the street, and arrested seven people over the last two weeks in joint operations at sea. The Joint Task Force of police and customs officers is having a marked impact on drug smugg [...]

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GT man charged over EE resort burglary

GT man charged over EE resort burglary

| 06/07/2018
(CNS): Police have charged a 49-year-old man from George Town with burglary, criminal trespass, and consumption and possession of ganja after he was found in a room at a holiday resort in East End trying to make off with tourists’ personal possessions. The man was arrested early Wednesday m [...]

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Cops catch suspect ganja smugglers in East End

Cops catch suspect ganja smugglers in East End

| 25/06/2018
(CNS): Police seized several hundred pounds of ganja after catching a pair of suspected drug smugglers red-handed off the coast of East End on Saturday. Two men from Bodden Town, aged 24 and 38, were arrested and charged and were due to appear in Summary Court on Monday, facing allegations of posses [...]

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Cops bust suspected drug smugglers at Smith Cove

Cops bust suspected drug smugglers at Smith Cove

| 20/06/2018 | 49 Comments
(CNS): Police recovered a significant, but as yet unspecified, haul of ganja following a drug bust early Tuesday morning at Smith Cove. Four men and a teenage boy were arrested and a boat, two vehicles and what appears to be almost a dozen black garbage bags full of ganja have all been seized, polic [...]

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