Tag: drug crime

Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

| 24/09/2018

(CNS): A 26-year-old George Town man was due to appear in Summary Court Monday after being charged with four counts of burglary in connection with a series of break-ins, all at the same address in North Sound Road over a two month period between 20 July and 18 September. Police did not specify the details […]

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Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

Police warn drivers about drink and drugs

| 19/09/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Following another weekend rounding up rogue drivers, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is warning the public that they could find themselves in serious trouble if they use alcohol or drugs and then get in their car. Police made five arrests for DUI alone over the weekend as well as finding drivers under the influence […]

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Couple arrested over ganja and whelks

Couple arrested over ganja and whelks

| 17/09/2018

(CNS): A 35-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman from Bodden Town were arrested on Thursday morning after police found a number of jars of ganja in their truck as well as a bag of whelks during a search at the Kaibo Public Beach in North Side. Marine officers from the Department of Environment began the search because […]

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Local man caught at airport with 9lbs of ganja

Local man caught at airport with 9lbs of ganja

| 10/09/2018

(CNS): A 34-year-old Cayman national was arrested Sunday on suspicion of importation of ganja, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply, and trying to bribe a customs officer, after he was searched at the Owen Roberts International Airport. When the man arrived from Miami, he was stopped and searched by customs officers, […]

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Police seize over 500lbs of ganja at sea

Police seize over 500lbs of ganja at sea

| 07/09/2018

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have recovered several packages of ganja with a gross weight of 513lbs from the sea following an interdiction in the early hours of Friday morning (7 September). Officers with the Air Support Unit and and Joint Marine Unit were conducting border patrols east of Grand Cayman when they spotted a vessel acting suspiciously over 20 […]

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Amateur cocaine dealers get 12½ years in jail

Amateur cocaine dealers get 12½ years in jail

| 22/08/2018 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Two former support staff from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration were both given twelve and a half year jail terms on Wednesday. Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn delivered her decision in Summary Court following the men’s conviction for cocaine dealing earlier this year. Stephen Wayne Hurlston (28) and Oscar Lee Watler (32) had no previous […]

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Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

Police find hidden ganja in West Bay

| 20/08/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police officers discovered three large glass jars hidden in the Bonaventure Road area of West Bay last week during the course of an undisclosed inquiry. No arrests have been made and the quantity of drugs found has not been disclosed. The find is now under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the West Bay Police […]

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Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

Cops chase down suspect drug dealer

| 06/08/2018

(CNS): A 24-year-old man suspected of drug dealing was arrested Saturday night following a police chase, and later charged with a list of offences. Police said they responded to a report made around 9pm that the man was behaving suspiciously in a parking lot on Smith Road. When the officers arrived, the man drove off […]

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Cruise ship visitor charged after leaving hospital

Cruise ship visitor charged after leaving hospital

| 26/07/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have said that the 37-year-old man from the United States who was arrested on board a cruise ship before being rushed to hospital where he was in a critical condition has now been released and has been charged with assault, resisting arrest and possession of ganja. The police said that he was […]

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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 the RCIPS helicopter intercepted the […]

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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 arrested, boarded a Cayman Airways […]

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