Tag: ganja

Ganja packages found in derelict vehicles

Ganja packages found in derelict vehicles

| 07/10/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police have found around 4lbs of ganja that had been stashed in derelict vehicles abandoned on Durham Drive in the industrial area of George Town. The RCIPS said that shortly before 2:30pm Wednesday they received a call from a member of the public who reported finding a suspicious package near a derelict vehicle. It […]

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We never had ganja on boat, says canoe captain

We never had ganja on boat, says canoe captain

| 22/06/2021

(CNS): Marvin Brown, a Jamaican national and admitted captain of a suspected ganja canoe intercepted by the RCIPS and coastguard earlier this year, told a court Tuesday that he had no ganja on the boat when he and three other men were arrested after an ocean chase off the coast of East End. Brown and […]

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Sentences stick for ganja smugglers

Sentences stick for ganja smugglers

| 25/05/2021 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The Court of Appeal has upheld the sentences handed down last year to three Jamaican men who were caught in drug canoe attempting to smuggle over 670lbs of ganja into the Cayman Islands. All three men had admitted the charges but argued that the jail time they received was too long. Linton Nypole Pillarchie, […]

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Police seize 800lbs ganja in local busts

Police seize 800lbs ganja in local busts

| 07/05/2021

(CNS): Following a number of local drug busts at homes and on the road last month, police have seized around 800lbs of ganja and arrested six people, five of whom have been charged with drug dealing offences. The ganja was found in three separate incidents. In the first, two vehicles were searched in East End. […]

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Elvis holding Juliana to ganja promise

Elvis holding Juliana to ganja promise

| 22/04/2021 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Elvis McKeever has said he will be holding his opponent in last week’s elections, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, to the commitment she made in the last stages of the campaign to the legal cultivation of medical marijuana. Posting a video on his Facebook page ahead of the swearing-in yesterday, McKeever, who unsuccessfully challenged O’Connor-Connolly for her […]

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Police stumble upon 600lbs of ganja in George Town

Police stumble upon 600lbs of ganja in George Town

| 24/03/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS) Officers making checks in South Church Street, George Town, early Saturday morning came across 600lbs of ganja in black plastic garbage bags. The RCIPS said that officers conducted a search in and around the area where they had stumbled upon the significant drug haul but no one was found and no arrests were made. […]

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Cops seize ganja in North Side bust

Cops seize ganja in North Side bust

| 10/02/2021

(CNS): An undisclosed quantity of ganja and plants were seized by police following a raid in North Side on Monday morning. According to a press release, officers “conducted a proactive operation” on Further Road, where a house was searched under the Misuse of Drugs Law and the weed seized. A 34-year-old woman from West Bay […]

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15lbs of ganja found in soup cans

15lbs of ganja found in soup cans

| 21/09/2020

(CNS): A 29-year-old Caymanian man has been arrested on suspicion of importation of ganja after Customs and Border Control (CBC) found 15lbs of ganja hidden inside sealed soup cans in a shipment of groceries from Canada. The officers, who now work on intelligence-based leads, selected this shipment for inspection on 1 September and made the […]

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Brac ganja activist arrested for possession

Brac ganja activist arrested for possession

| 10/09/2020 | 50 Comments

(CNS): A leading voice in the campaign to legalise the medical and recreational use of ganja as well as personal cultivation in the Cayman Islands has been arrested again for possession and consumption. Elvis McKeever (61) was taken into custody last week but has since been bailed after a bust at his Cayman Brac home. […]

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WB men arrested, 750lbs ganja hauled from sea

WB men arrested, 750lbs ganja hauled from sea

| 11/06/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers recovered 750lbs of ganja from the sea some 14 miles off the coast of Grand Cayman yesterday, after crews from the new agency spotted a suspicious vessel while on border patrol. Two West Bay men, aged 33 and 36, have now been charged with possession and importation of […]

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2lbs of ganja washes up on Brac

2lbs of ganja washes up on Brac

| 06/05/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control officers on patrol on South Side East Road in Cayman Brac this morning came across a ganja package that had washed ashore. The officers called the police around 8am Wednesday to report the find. When the police arrived they recovered the taped up package, which was found to contain some […]

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