Tag: drug crime

Cops net 673lbs ganja at sea

Cops net 673lbs ganja at sea

| 18/03/2020

(CNS): Three Jamaican men were charged last week with possession of and trying to import ganja into the Cayman Islands after the canoe they were on was interdicted by marine cops. On 12 March the RCIPS helicopter, which was on proactive patrol, spotted the boat with the men on board around 30-40 miles from Grand […]

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Couple arrested for criminal trespass in EE

Couple arrested for criminal trespass in EE

| 03/03/2020

(CNS): Two people from North Side were arrested in East End on Sunday on suspicion of criminal trespass, going equipped for stealing, and possession and consumption of ganja. The RCIPS said that shortly before 1:00am on 1 March, officers on patrol in East End came upon a vehicle parked suspiciously at an address on Sea […]

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Suspect arrested for drug, robbery and gun crime

Suspect arrested for drug, robbery and gun crime

| 27/02/2020

(CNS): A driver who was stopped by police around noon on Tuesday, 25 February, along Academy Way in George Town was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as in relation to a robbery that took place at Shedden Road, George Town, on 21 February, police said Thursday.

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Cops bust West Bay dealer

Cops bust West Bay dealer

| 18/02/2020 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Three West Bay men, aged 28, 41 and 64, were arrested Friday night after a drug bust at three locations in the district, one of whom was arrested for dealing. Police, assisted by officers from the Department of Agriculture, conducted the searches under the Misuse of Drugs Law. They recovered CI$4,000 in cash, believed […]

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Three charged with cocaine dealing

Three charged with cocaine dealing

| 27/01/2020

(CNS): Three people have been charged with dealing cocaine following a bust at a home off Shedden Road in George Town last week. Just after 5:30am on Wednesday police executed a search warrant at the home, where they found undisclosed quantities of ganja and cocaine. A 22-year-old man from West Bay, a 35-year-old man from […]

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Cops find ganja hidden in car bumper

Cops find ganja hidden in car bumper

| 05/12/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The police discovered more than 100 small packages of ganja hidden in the front bumper of a car at a George Town restaurant on Saturday night. Police said the drugs were found with the help of a K-9 Unit dog, Shadow, who was on patrol with officers in School Road around 10pm when the […]

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Ganja smugglers jailed for six years

Ganja smugglers jailed for six years

| 06/11/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Two Jamaican nationals caught with more than a 1,000lbs of ganja on board a canoe this summer have been jailed for six years. In one of the stiffest penalties yet handed down to ganja smugglers, Rovan Pemo Johnson (33) and Albert Roy Campbell (59), who admitted trying to smuggle the haul with an estimated […]

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Brac man admits sex with underage girl

Brac man admits sex with underage girl

| 23/10/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from Cayman Brac man entered a last minute plea on Friday to charges of sex with a 15-year-old girl, ahead of a scheduled trial Monday. Geoff Ryan Scott admitted that he had sex with the underage teenager in July after giving the girl alcohol as well as ganja. When the girl’s […]

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Jamaicans admit smuggling 1000lbs of ganja

Jamaicans admit smuggling 1000lbs of ganja

| 23/09/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Rovan Pemo Johnson (33) and Albert Roy Campbell (59) pleaded guilty to trafficking more than 1000lbs of ganja when they appeared in court Friday. The two Jamaicans were apprehended by the Joint Marine Unit in July after their boat was spotted adrift 38 miles off the coast of Grand Cayman. The drug haul was […]

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Cops find 400lbs ganja on boat off Grand Cayman

Cops find 400lbs ganja on boat off Grand Cayman

| 14/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: The 34-year-old man from West Bay and 35-year-old man from George Town arrested early Saturday morning have both been charged with importing and possessing ganja with intent to supply. The men were netted by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit which found around 400lbs ganja, with an estimated street value of CI$400,000, aboard […]

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Amateur Jamaican smugglers all jailed

Amateur Jamaican smugglers all jailed

| 10/09/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Despite being novices at drug smuggling, four Jamaican men have each been handed jail sentences ranging from two years to 32 months, a year after they were apprehended at sea with over 450lbs of ganja. Martin Trench (33), Basil Smith (46), Andre Russell (34) and Kendal Straumann (32) have been in jail since they […]

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