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Tag: drug smuggling

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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Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

| 08/02/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Two local men and a Jamaican national were charged with a number of offences after the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit intercepted a vessel off the coast of East End last Thursday. The RCIPS reported that officers on patrol aboard the Guardian came upon the boat drifting some twenty miles off the e [...]

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Cops net four more suspected smugglers at sea

Cops net four more suspected smugglers at sea

| 16/11/2015 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Four men have been charged with drug smuggling following another police interception off the north coast of Grand Cayman this weekend. Two local men from West Bay and two men from Jamaica were arrested Friday evening when the Joint Marine Unit responded to sighting of a suspicious vessel, spo [...]

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Cops continue hunt for fourth drug smuggler

Cops continue hunt for fourth drug smuggler

| 07/11/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Police have released the picture of a man who remains at large in connection with the recent illegal landing of suspected drug smugglers. Police are asking the public to help them find Geranimo Vaughan (left), who is believed to have entered the Cayman Islands with three other men on 25 Octo [...]

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Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

| 30/10/2015
(CNS) UPDATED Sunday 11:00am: The RCIPS Drugs and Serious Crimes Task Force has now formally charged three men with with illegal landing and importation of ganja in connection with a suspected drug smuggling operation that officers interrupted last Sunday. The men, aged 32, 42 and 43, were arres [...]

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