Tag: drug smuggling

Suspects attempted to land 550lbs of ganja

Suspects attempted to land 550lbs of ganja

| 02/10/2017
(CNS): Three Jamaican nationals who were caught almost red-handed Friday night by police as they allegedly attempted to smuggle in more than 550lbs of ganja on to a South Sound beach appeared in court Monday charged with several offences. Ceaphus Reynolds (42), Eyon Johnson (45) and Linton Nightpole [...]

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Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Three Jamaican men who were caught by marine police last Thursday night on a canoe with a large quantity of ganja as well as a number of caged roosters on board have been charge under the Misuse of Drugs Law with importation and possession of a controlled drug. The men, aged 31, 37, 53, [&hel [...]

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Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

| 15/09/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Marine police chased and intercepted a Jamaican canoe Thursday night and recovered a large quantity of drugs as well as a number of caged roosters that were on board the vessel. According to the RCIPS, just before 11:00pm on 14 September, officers from the Joint Marine Unit who were on patrol [...]

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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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Vape pens being used to smuggle ganja

Vape pens being used to smuggle ganja

| 17/05/2017
(CNS): Customs officers have arrested two suspect drug smugglers this week following separate incidents at Owen Roberts International Airport where vape pens were used to smuggle in ganja or hash oil. While the oil and extracts have been legalised for medical use when prescribed by a doctor, it is [...]

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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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Ganja haul washes up at Beach Bay

Ganja haul washes up at Beach Bay

| 01/09/2016 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Ten packages of compressed and wrapped ganja washed up on a Bodden Town beach this week, police have confirmed. On Monday, 29 August, at around 1pm police received information about a suspicious package on the beach in the Beach Bay area of the district, the RCIPS said. They sent officers to [...]

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Drug traffickers deny smuggling gun into Cayman

Drug traffickers deny smuggling gun into Cayman

| 19/05/2016
(CNS): Two men who have admitted smuggling almost 200lbs of ganja into the Cayman Islands have denied attempting to bring in an unlicensed gun at the same time. Clibland Swaby Powery (31) from George Town and Marlon Crowe (33) from Jamaica pleaded guilty on Friday to drug trafficking but not guilty [...]

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Customs find ganja on Jamaican fishing boat

Customs find ganja on Jamaican fishing boat

| 10/03/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): An undisclosed quantity of drugs was found aboard a Jamaican fishing boat that was towed into the George Town Harbour on Tuesday, after the 90-foot vessel ran into engine trouble. Customs officers working with immigration said they seized “a moderate amount of vegetable matter resembling g [...]

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500lbs of ganja recovered from drug bust

500lbs of ganja recovered from drug bust

| 26/02/2016
(CNS): Ricky Manderson (59) has been remanded in custody until Thursday after a brief court appearance today over charges of conspiracy to import more than 500lbs of ganja, after he was busted by police on Tuesday night in North Side. The West Bay man was arrested after the police chopper and marin [...]

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Suspected smuggler netted off NS coast

Suspected smuggler netted off NS coast

| 25/02/2016
(CNS): A 59-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested and police are looking for at least two other men who fled after police intercepted a suspected drug boat on Tuesday night. The vessel, which appeared to be engaged in smuggling activities, was spotted two miles off the north coast at about 9 [...]

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