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Police seize heroin in drug bust

Police seize heroin in drug bust

| 05/06/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS said that officers who carried out a pre-planned drug operation at an apartment in the Safe Haven area on Friday morning seized not only ganja and cocaine but an undisclosed quantity of heroin. Three male teenagers, all from George Town, were arrested as a result of the raid, despit [...]

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Customs officer and Venezuelans arrested in drug raid

Customs officer and Venezuelans arrested in drug raid

| 05/06/2017
(CNS): Police and customs officers have arrested five people, including a local customs officer, three Venezuelan nationals and a woman from West Bay, in a suspected drug ring. During a joint RCIPS and customs raid just after 7pm on Friday evening  (2 June), cash and cocaine were seized at a Geor [...]

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Suspect cocaine dealer nabbed by plain-clothes cops

Suspect cocaine dealer nabbed by plain-clothes cops

| 30/05/2017
(CNS): Undercover police officers arrested a 27-year-old man at a licensed premises Sunday evening on suspicion of drug dealing, the RCIPS said in a release Tuesday, but did not say at which bar or even in which district the arrest took place. Police said the man was detained by plain-clothes office [...]

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Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

| 26/05/2017
(CNS): Officers involved in a drug raid in the Prospect area on Monday have confirmed that the total weight of the ganja seized in the operation on Marina Drive was 110lbs.  The 46-year-old Jamaican man arrested during the bust appeared in court in relation to drug dealing and immigration charges [...]

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Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

| 23/05/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a suspected drug dealer found at a house during an RCIPS drug raid yesterday lunchtime on Marina Drive in George Town who fled law enforcement authorities after becoming violent, the authorities said today. One of two drug related operations conducted by a joint pol [...]

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Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

Eight people arrested in WB drug raid

| 22/05/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested eight people, including three teenagers, for drug-related offences following a raid at an address in Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, on Friday evening. Officers went to the residency around 5pm in the evening and found around 8lbs of ganja hidden in different places on th [...]

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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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