Tag: drug crime

56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

56lbs of ganja found by members of the public

| 30/07/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Two different members of the public alerted the authorities yesterday to hauls of ganja they had found in local waters in two separate districts, which weighed a total of 56lbs. One person found a package in the water off Andresen Road in West Bay, while another found a package floating in the sea off […]

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750lbs of ganja found on West Bay beach

750lbs of ganja found on West Bay beach

| 23/07/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Thirty packages containing around 750lbs of ganja were found yesterday on a beach on the north shore in West Bay. Police said officers on patrol in the district recovered the contraband on a beach off Conch Point Road on Wednesday, 22 July. It is not clear if it was the officers who found the […]

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Couple charged after cops seize 240lbs ganja

Couple charged after cops seize 240lbs ganja

| 20/07/2020

(CNS): A 22-year-old woman from George Town and a 27-year-old man from of East End have been charged with drug offences after a search in Prospect Friday evening turned up over 240lbs of ganja. As police arrived at the address at around 6pm, a man carrying a suitcase left the house in a Jeep. But […]

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Cops arrests suspect coke dealer

Cops arrests suspect coke dealer

| 14/07/2020

(CNS): A 53-year-old man from George Town was arrested Friday on suspicion of dealing cocaine following a police raid at an address on Rock Hole Road. The bust was based on concerns from the public that drugs were being sold from a specific premises. During the search officers found an undisclosed quantity of cocaine and […]

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Newball charged with list of crimes

Newball charged with list of crimes

| 29/06/2020

(CNS): Simon Julio Newball (44) from George Town has been charged with a long list of crimes after being on the run from the law for a month. He was apprehended on Thursday and again resisted arrest more than four weeks after he had previously escaped the police, when he used pepper spray on officers […]

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WB men arrested, 750lbs ganja hauled from sea

WB men arrested, 750lbs ganja hauled from sea

| 11/06/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers recovered 750lbs of ganja from the sea some 14 miles off the coast of Grand Cayman yesterday, after crews from the new agency spotted a suspicious vessel while on border patrol. Two West Bay men, aged 33 and 36, have now been charged with possession and importation of […]

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Newball still on run but cops make related arrests

Newball still on run but cops make related arrests

| 08/06/2020

(CNS): Three people were arrested for drug related offences after police searched a home in George Town on Friday looking for Julio Simon Newball (43). Officers executed a search warrant at an address on Fairlawn Drive as part of the manhunt for the wanted man. Newball has been on the run since 27 May, when […]

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Suspect ganja dealers arrested

Suspect ganja dealers arrested

| 06/05/2020

(CNS): Four people who were believed to be smoking ganja at an address in George Town on Monday have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing. The group of men and women were spotted by police at around 2:40pm on 4 May. The officers had responded to reports of people congregating and consuming drugs at […]

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$2.35M of cocaine found on beach by DoE

$2.35M of cocaine found on beach by DoE

| 02/05/2020 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Officers from the Department of Environment stumbled across a massive haul of cocaine while on patrol in the Collier’s Beach area of East End last Tuesday. Just after 11:30am the team came across a torn duffle bag with taped packages inside. The bag turned out to contain 20 parcels of what was believed to […]

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Community cops nab suspect coke dealer

Community cops nab suspect coke dealer

| 02/05/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A 52-year-old man from George Town has been arrested for drug dealing after he raised the suspicions of community beat officers on patrol in the capital Wednesday afternoon. At around 3:30pm the officers and special constables approached a man sitting outside a residence but he ran off as they did, which aroused their suspicion. […]

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Suspect ganja dealer arrested

Suspect ganja dealer arrested

| 30/04/2020

(CNS): A couple believed to be in breach of curfew in the area of Sound Way, George Town, last weekend ended up being arrested for drug offences. Officers on patrol on Sunday afternoon spotted the man and woman at around 5pm and when they went to speak to them they detected a strong smell of […]

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