Tag: drug crime

Cocaine destroyed after washing ashore in South Sound

Cocaine destroyed after washing ashore in South Sound

| 12/10/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Police destroyed more than five kilos of cocaine on Friday. The RCIPS said the drugs had washed ashore in the vicinity of the South Sound dock. The haul had been reported to the police by members of the public who had discovered the five suspicious packages. After officers recovered the pac [...]

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Cops arrest five young men for smoking ganja

Cops arrest five young men for smoking ganja

| 10/10/2018 | 83 Comments
(CNS): Three teenagers and two young men in their early 20’s were arrested on Monday and Tuesday for smoking ganja in George Town. The police arrested the five youngsters in two separate instances at a location along Walkers Road, between East Boulevard and Moxam Road, because of “publi [...]

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Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

| 24/09/2018
(CNS): A 26-year-old George Town man was due to appear in Summary Court Monday after being charged with four counts of burglary in connection with a series of break-ins, all at the same address in North Sound Road over a two month period between 20 July and 18 September. Police did not specify the d [...]

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Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

| 19/09/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Following another weekend rounding up rogue drivers, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is warning the public that they could find themselves in serious trouble if they use alcohol or drugs and then get in their car. Police made five arrests for DUI alone over the weekend as well as fin [...]

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Couple arrested over ganja and whelks

Couple arrested over ganja and whelks

| 17/09/2018
(CNS): A 35-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman from Bodden Town were arrested on Thursday morning after police found a number of jars of ganja in their truck as well as a bag of whelks during a search at the Kaibo Public Beach in North Side. Marine officers from the Department of Environment beg [...]

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Local man caught at airport with 9lbs of ganja

Local man caught at airport with 9lbs of ganja

| 10/09/2018
(CNS): A 34-year-old Cayman national was arrested Sunday on suspicion of importation of ganja, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply, and trying to bribe a customs officer, after he was searched at the Owen Roberts International Airport. When the man arrived from Miami, he w [...]

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Police seize over 500lbs of ganja at sea

Police seize over 500lbs of ganja at sea

| 07/09/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have recovered several packages of ganja with a gross weight of 513lbs from the sea following an interdiction in the early hours of Friday morning (7 September). Officers with the Air Support Unit and and Joint Marine Unit were conducting border patrols east of Grand Cayman [...]

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Amateur cocaine dealers get 12½ years in jail

Amateur cocaine dealers get 12½ years in jail

| 22/08/2018 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Two former support staff from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration were both given twelve and a half year jail terms on Wednesday. Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn delivered her decision in Summary Court following the men’s conviction for cocaine dealing earlier this year. Stephen Way [...]

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Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

| 20/08/2018 | 12 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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