Tag: drug crime

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

| 22/06/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman Bryce Merren, who was caught in a US bust five years ago, is back in Cayman. Following his conviction in 2014 for conspiracy to supply around 200kg of cocaine, he was sentenced to nine years in jail but he has returned home to serve what remains of his prison term at HMP […]

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Cops round up suspect burglars

Cops round up suspect burglars

| 21/06/2019

(CNS): The police arrested two suspected burglars this week for unrelated crimes. One of them, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was finally arrested on Thursday in relation to two break-ins on 8 and 14 April, after police spent two months tracking him down. And a 32-year-old man from George Town, whom police did not name, was arrested […]

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Suspected East End ganja dealer arrested in GT

Suspected East End ganja dealer arrested in GT

| 04/06/2019

(CNS): A 35-year-old-man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja with intent to supply and other related offences after police found him and two other men, who were arrested for possession, acting suspiciously near a parked car in George Town. Police on patrol around 1:30am Monday said they saw the […]

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Four arrested following raid on GT bar

Four arrested following raid on GT bar

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): Two women, aged 58 and 39 from George Town, were arrested on suspicion of illegal gambling and two men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested for possession and consumption of ganja following a raid Friday lunchtime at a bar in downtown George Town. Police said they conducted a joint operation with officers from the […]

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Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

| 31/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Seven people have been arrested on Cayman Brac over the last two weeks for various offences, from ABH to cultivating ganja. Five people were arrested during the Braccanal Carnival festivities alone, which took place earlier this month. A 25-year-old man from the Brac was arrested and has since been charged with assault ABH and […]

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Cops seize over three dozen ganja plants

Cops seize over three dozen ganja plants

| 28/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The police seized 38 mature ganja plants after a drug bust on Wednesday at an address in Ranch Road, Bodden Town, where officers were acting on information that ganja was being cultivated in the area. Police gave few details about the drug operation, which they described as intelligence-led and gave no indication that any […]

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Four men face trial after denying drug conspiracy

Four men face trial after denying drug conspiracy

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): Four men from Cayman and Jamaica have denied charges of conspiring to import over 200lbs of ganja after they were intercepted by police in East End last June. Deno Kalifa Ennis, Barton Elsworth Rivers, Jonathan Ashley Moore and Nickarthur Romane Sanderson will now face trial in November in connection with the drug bust. Around […]

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Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

Man arrested for drug possession on Little Cayman

| 16/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED WITH CLARIFICATION:  A 48-year-old-man has been bailed following his arrest on Saturday afternoon on suspicion of possessing cocaine and ganja. Police said the man was arrested after he was spotted “acting suspiciously” outside a bar where officers were making checks. When they approached the man they saw him throw something away.

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Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

Police chase rogue driver into North Sound

| 08/04/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man was due in court today, Monday, charged with dangerous driving and drug offences after a police chase that ended in the North Sound. Officers ordered the driver of a silver Toyota Camry to pull over on Wednesday afternoon, 3 April, after they had spotted the car driving erratically along North […]

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Lobo gets 16 years for drug smuggling

Lobo gets 16 years for drug smuggling

| 30/03/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Former customs officer David Karl Lobo (33) was handed a sixteen-year jail term on Friday by acting Grand Court judge, Dame Justice Dobbs, who described him as an intelligent man who played a leading role in the cocaine smuggling operation for which he was convicted earlier this year. Lobo was the only one of […]

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Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

| 28/03/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): David Lobo (33), a former customs officer convicted in a cocaine smuggling ring with four other men earlier this year, is expected to be given a lengthy jail term on Friday after the lawyers in the case made their final submission to a judge this week. Lobo, who is from Bodden Town, was the […]

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