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Tag: drug crime

Suspected drug dealers arrested on highway

Suspected drug dealers arrested on highway

| 29/12/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from West Bay and a 30-year-old woman from George Town have been arrested for possession with intent to supply both cocaine and ganja after they were stopped by police on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Police said that at around 10:45am Tuesday the car was stopped near the S [...]

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Police net five drunk drivers in clampdown

Police net five drunk drivers in clampdown

| 15/12/2016 | 32 Comments
(CNS): During the first week of the annual seasonal crackdown on drunk drivers and other offenders, spoiling the holidays for themselves and others, the police have revealed that five people were arrested for driving under the influence, two for driving while disqualified, and twenty-six traffic tic [...]

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Immigration compliance manager appears in dock

Immigration compliance manager appears in dock

| 29/11/2016
(CNS): Jeanine Lewis (57), who is currently suspended from her post as a senior member of the immigration department’s management team, appeared in the dock in Summary Court Tuesday to face charges relating to drug and immigration offences, but the case was adjourned until December. Lewis, who is [...]

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Immigration officer charged with illegal landing offence

Immigration officer charged with illegal landing offence

| 28/11/2016
(CNS): A 57-year-old local woman who works at the immigration department has been charged with drug and immigration offences. The woman, who has not yet been named, is expected to appear in court Tuesday, facing allegations that she allowed her home to be used for supplying drugs and that she knowin [...]

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Suspect gunman jailed following raid

Suspect gunman jailed following raid

| 21/11/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town who surrendered to police following a raid in Windsor Park last week has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply and failing to provide a specimen. He appeared in court Friday, 18 [...]

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Cops hunt drug smugglers at large in EE

Cops hunt drug smugglers at large in EE

| 16/11/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The police are asking for the public’s help to find suspected drug smugglers who they believe landed illegally on Wednesday morning in East End. Officers have been searching for the suspects since around 5:30am after they seized a canoe and an undisclosed quantity of what they suspect is ga [...]

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Three juveniles arrested for ganja in traffic stop

Three juveniles arrested for ganja in traffic stop

| 07/11/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): When officers stopped a vehicle with dark-tinted windows in the early hours of Saturday morning in George Town, the smell of booze and drugs led to a search and the arrest of three boys. Police said that officers were on patrol when they stopped the car on Marble Drive near to the St Matthew [...]

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Bodden Town man stirs up trouble at needs unit

Bodden Town man stirs up trouble at needs unit

| 05/11/2016
(CNS): Staff at the Needs Assessment Unit raised the alarm on Wednesday morning after a 34-year-old Bodden Town man, described by department officials as “unstable”, made threats against them when his assessment was denied. When he turned up at the NAU at around 10:45am, more police were called [...]

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Ganja seized from suspect passenger

Ganja seized from suspect passenger

| 05/11/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): An American passenger going through the airport last week ended up in jail becaause he appeared to have what officials said was a “peculiar travel pattern”. The visitor was searched by customs officers after they were alerted by Immigration Officer Darcia Branch, whose suspicions had bee [...]

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Cops shoot dog as armed suspect arrested

Cops shoot dog as armed suspect arrested

| 03/11/2016 | 51 Comments
(CNS): Armed police shot and killed what they described as “a large ferocious bulldog” which was set upon them by a suspect they believed was armed with a gun. A release from the RCIPS said that the incident occurred during one of several targeted operations Wednesday in relation to recent gang [...]

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Merren’s appeal in US opposed by prosecutors

Merren’s appeal in US opposed by prosecutors

| 02/11/2016 | 40 Comments
(CNS): The US authorities that convicted Caymanian businessman Bryce Merren (49) on drug conspiracy charges last year have asked the court to dismiss his appeal against sentence as he has already agreed to waive his rights to challenge the negotiated nine-year jail term. They said that his “bald a [...]

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