Tag: drug crime

Drugs not cause of prison congestion

Drugs not cause of prison congestion

| 23/04/2018 | 94 Comments
(CNS): HMP Northward is currently at breaking point when it comes to inmate numbers but the police have dismissed the popular misconception that the jail is being filled up with large numbers of young men, in particular, who have been being convicted and jailed merely for smoking ganja. The RCIPS ha [...]

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Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

Numbers suspect arrested for money laundering

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): A Bodden Town man has been arrested on a number of serious charges including money laundering after he was collared by police Saturday in a joint operation by the RCIPS, customs and immigration, where he was suspected of illegal gambling. The RCIPS said the 47-year-old man was seen trying to [...]

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WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

WB man to appear in court faces list of crimes

| 23/04/2018
(CNS): Dorlin Allen Ebanks (64) from West Bay, who also goes by “Allan Barnett”, has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to supply and other drug offenses, as well as threats to kill, escaping lawful custody, possession of an offensive weapon and other offences following a recent [...]

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WB fugitive turns himself in to cops

WB fugitive turns himself in to cops

| 20/04/2018
(CNS): Dorlin Allen Ebanks (aka “Allan Barnett”)  has turned himself in to local police after going on the run in the wake of an incident where he pulled a knife on community beat officers. The police had attempted to arrest the 64-year-old on suspicion of drug charges but when he became aggres [...]

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Manhunt underway after suspect pulls knife on cops

Manhunt underway after suspect pulls knife on cops

| 18/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Police are currently searching for Dorlin Allen Ebanks (64) (aka “Allan Barnett”), a West Bay man who escaped from officers Tuesday as they tried to arrest him in the district after finding him in possession of cocaine. Ebanks was said to have brandished a knife and threatened the police [...]

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Teens arrested for smoking ganja on boat

Teens arrested for smoking ganja on boat

| 10/04/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Two teenagers and an older man were all arrested on Sunday for smoking ganja on board a boat in Rum Point. The police said they boarded the boat after detecting a strong smell of weed coming from the vessel, which was anchored close to others at the popular weekend spot. A search of the boat [...]

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BT burglary suspect admits using cocaine

BT burglary suspect admits using cocaine

| 09/04/2018
(CNS): A 45-year-old man from Bodden Town who was netted by police following two burglaries in the district last week also admitted using drugs when he was arrested. He has now been charged with consumption of cocaine as well as burglary. The man is accused of breaking into a home on Hirst Road o [...]

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Cops net ganja and gun in Jamaican canoe bust

Cops net ganja and gun in Jamaican canoe bust

| 15/03/2018
(CNS): Police netted a significant haul of ganja as well as a hand gun and ammunition in the latest canoe interdiction in Cayman waters. Three Jamaican nationals who were aboard the drug boat have been arrested and are currently in custody. The interdiction happened at around 11pm Wednesday night, w [...]

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Jamaican trio charged with list of crimes

Jamaican trio charged with list of crimes

| 12/03/2018
(CNS): Three men who were nabbed by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit last week following the interdiction of a suspected drug canoe are facing a long list of charges, including possession of an unlicensed gun and drug importation. After a brief Summary Court appearance today, Owen Omar Reid, Fitzroy Ot [...]

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Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

| 05/03/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested three men and recovered a .38 caliber revolver handgun, 49 rounds of ammunition and several packages of ganja weighing around 250lbs after a canoe chase in the early hours of Friday morning involving the police helicopter and the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit. Just after midnigh [...]

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Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Monday after police charged him with the possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ammunition, plus possession and consumption of cocaine. The man was arrested following police raids on 7 February at two West Bay addresses, whe [...]

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