Tag: drug smuggling

Suspect charged and jailed over 2lb cocaine haul

Suspect charged and jailed over 2lb cocaine haul

| 12/12/2017
(CNS): Jelyon Frederick (30) was charged with possession and intent to supply drugs and failing to supply a specimen when he appeared in Summary Court Monday accused of having 2lbs of cocaine at Owen Roberts International Airport, where he was arrested last Tuesday. Following a brief appearance, Fr [...]

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2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

| 06/12/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old Caymanian man from Bodden Town was arrested at Owen Roberts International Airport yesterday morning, after he was found to have almost 2lbs of cocaine. He was arrested following his arrival on a domestic flight from Cayman Brac. Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said the h [...]

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Customs officer charged in cocaine conspiracy

Customs officer charged in cocaine conspiracy

| 20/11/2017
(CNS): David Lobo (32), who works as a customs officer, was remanded in custody Monday after appearing in court facing cocaine charges. The Bodden Town man was arrested in June in relation to a drug conspiracy alongside two Venezuelan nationals and a Colombian but he was not charged until today. Lob [...]

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Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

Suspect smugglers use cosmetics to hide coke

| 16/11/2017
(CNS): In what appears to be a classic case of drug mules being used to smuggle class A narcotics, the Customs Department arrested two people at Owen Roberts International Airport Saturday after finding around 2lbs of cocaine concealed in hair products bottles. Officers arrested a 25-year-old Jamaic [...]

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Jamaican smugglers come clean over 430lbs of ganja

Jamaican smugglers come clean over 430lbs of ganja

| 31/10/2017
(CNS): Two Jamaican men who were caught almost red-handed by police attempting to smuggle in hundreds of pounds of ganja on a beach in South Sound have owned up to drug importation charges and illegal landing. But a third man has denied any connection to the drugs, denying both importation and posse [...]

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80lbs of ganja washes up in Little Cayman

80lbs of ganja washes up in Little Cayman

| 23/10/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Between Friday and Sunday (20-22 October) the police recovered five packages containing what is suspected to be ganja along the shoreline of Little Cayman. After the police were notified by members of the public on the island that parcels had washed ashore, officers on the ground, helped by [...]

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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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