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Tag: drug crime

Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

| 01/05/2017
(CNS): Police said that they took four boys into custody at the weekend following reports of children smoking ganja in West Bay. One of those youngsters was just seven years old, a senior police officer stated in a report about another busy weekend for the RCIPS. The child was arrested after police [...]

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Three arrested in drug raid

Three arrested in drug raid

| 24/03/2017
(CNS): Police arrested three people during a targeted, pre-planned operation in George Town Friday. The RCIPS said the raid happened at around 10:00 this morning in the School Road area of the capital. The men were all arrested on suspicion of drug related offences. “The arrests were made with [...]

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Ganja ‘smell’ lands GT man in jail

Ganja ‘smell’ lands GT man in jail

| 15/03/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old George Town man has ended up in jail because he smelled of drugs. The man was charged with possession of ganja with intent to supply after police found a “substantial quantity” of drugs on him on Saturday night. At around 9:45pm, officers on patrol along Eastern Avenue n [...]

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Prison visitor found with 1lb ganja

Prison visitor found with 1lb ganja

| 15/03/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Officials at HMP Northward say they are clamping down on smuggling after arresting a woman earlier this month who was trying to bring over a pound of ganja into the jail while she was visiting, and a recent inspection turned up a Nokia mobile phone hidden in an inmate’s cell. “We have ze [...]

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Brac police face weekend crime spree

Brac police face weekend crime spree

| 06/03/2017
(CNS): Offenders from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman were keeping officers on the Sister Islands busy at the weekend with a flurry of crime. On Friday police carried out a drug raid at an address on Blazer Drive in the Brac, where they searched the house, residents and cars. Then on Saturday they deal [...]

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Over 1,000lbs of ganja found on deserted boat

Over 1,000lbs of ganja found on deserted boat

| 06/03/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed that about 1,044 lbs of ganja was found on a boat in local waters last month. Releasing pictures of the drugs, the RCIPS said it was hard to estimate the real value of the haul if it had made it to the streets of Cayman as the weight of the drugs […] [...]

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Cops seized $1M of ganja in 2016

Cops seized $1M of ganja in 2016

| 03/03/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS sized almost 1,489lbs of illegal ganja last year, and with wide-ranging street prices in Cayman, the drugs could have been worth more than one million dollars had they made it onto the street. The quantity of drugs seized gives an idea that many more millions of dollars worth are ob [...]

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Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

Drugs found on empty boat discovered off NWP

| 27/02/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS) Updated 3:30pm Monday: Police have now confirmed that a large quantity of ganja was found aboard the boat discovered partially submerged about two to three miles off North West Point, West Bay, on Sunday morning. The police helicopter continued searches for anyone who may have been on board M [...]

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Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

| 20/02/2017
(CNS): A man has been arrested after a prison officer caught him throwing ganja over the prison fence. The suspect was said to be in possession of several pounds of ganja in two large bags when he was apprehended. A release from HM Cayman Islands Prison Service said that on Thursday, Prison Officer [...]

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Suspect dealer arrested in restaurant

Suspect dealer arrested in restaurant

| 06/02/2017
(CNS) A 36-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Monday to answer drug offence charges after he was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs in a restaurant in the capital last week. Police said the man was arrested on 2 February while he was at a restaurant on North Church Street, which [...]

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Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

| 10/01/2017
(CNS): Some six months after a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a silver Chevrolet Coronado on Shamrock Road, police have charged the Honda driver with a number of drug offences. The RCIPS said the 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged on 21 December with possession of cocai [...]

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