Tag: drug crime

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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Third man denies EE drug robbery charges

Third man denies EE drug robbery charges

| 11/06/2018
(CNS): Al Elford McLaughlin (47) became the third person to plead not guilty to conspiracy charges relating to the robbery of cocaine from staff at an East End resort who had discovered the drug haul on the beach on Christmas Eve last year and were keeping guard until police arrived. Marvin Grant ( [...]

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Burglar tells court cocaine ‘messes me up’

Burglar tells court cocaine ‘messes me up’

| 08/06/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A George Town woman was given a three and half year prison term Thursday, after she appeared in court in relation to two burglaries last year, fuelled by her drug addiction. Sarah Day (45) told the court how sorry she was for her crimes but said the “cocaine messes me up”. Day was [...]

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Immigration workers convicted in cocaine case

Immigration workers convicted in cocaine case

| 30/05/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two local men who worked as civilian support staff for the immigration department have been found guilty of possessing more than a pound and a half of cocaine with the intent to supply. Stephen Wayne Hurlston (28) from George Town and Oscar Lee Watler (31) from West Bay were arrested in Octob [...]

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