Tag: illegal gambling

Dozen arrested in gambling bust

Dozen arrested in gambling bust

| 17/12/2019

(CNS): Twelve people were arrested on suspicion of unlawful gambling, possession of criminal property and other related offenses following a police bust at a small George Town bar on Sunday. The raid, in which $16,000 was also seized, took place around 10:30am at licensed premises located off Dorcy Drive in the industrial area, when officers […]

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Four arrested following raid on GT bar

Four arrested following raid on GT bar

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): Two women, aged 58 and 39 from George Town, were arrested on suspicion of illegal gambling and two men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested for possession and consumption of ganja following a raid Friday lunchtime at a bar in downtown George Town. Police said they conducted a joint operation with officers from the […]

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Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

| 31/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Seven people have been arrested on Cayman Brac over the last two weeks for various offences, from ABH to cultivating ganja. Five people were arrested during the Braccanal Carnival festivities alone, which took place earlier this month. A 25-year-old man from the Brac was arrested and has since been charged with assault ABH and […]

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Police make gambling and ganja arrests in BT

Police make gambling and ganja arrests in BT

| 20/02/2019

(CNS): A 48-year-old man from Bodden Town is currently in police custody after he was arrested Tuesday for ganja and gambling offences. A second 42-year-old-man who was arrested over an illegal lottery ticket has been bailed. At around 5:40pm on 19 February, officers on patrol in Cumber Avenue stopped a man who had raised their suspicions. […]

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Police bust gamblers and drug users

Police bust gamblers and drug users

| 31/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted two drug operations over the weekend, one in East End and one on Cayman Brac, and also busted an illegal gambling ring in Bodden Town, arresting a total of seven people. On Friday, 25 January, police and customs officers on Cayman Brac searched a home on Dantzler Drive […]

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Police bust GT gambling ring near airport

Police bust GT gambling ring near airport

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Eight people have been arrested on suspicion of gambling offences following a bust on Friday night. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, officers executed a search warrant at around 9:30 in the evening at an address on Owen Roberts Drive, where it was suspected illegal gambling was taking place. The police did not […]

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Miller: Gambling bill poor solution to wrong problem

Miller: Gambling bill poor solution to wrong problem

| 31/10/2018 | 48 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear he will not be supporting the government’s plans to amend the gambling law because be believes the draconian move is a hopeless solution to the wrong problem that will be fraught with challenges. Ezzard Miller told CNS it was time to legalise and license lotteries, not further […]

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Clampdown coming on illegal ‘numbers’ racket

Clampdown coming on illegal ‘numbers’ racket

| 25/10/2018 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government posted a flurry of legislation to its Gazettes website Wednesday, ahead of next month’s Legislative Assembly meeting, including a bill that will increase the penalties for illegal gambling, as the authorities move to clamp down on a growing problem that fuels other crimes. Although the bill provides for heavier punishments […]

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Six people arrested over illegal numbers

Six people arrested over illegal numbers

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police seized a large quantity of cash, several receipt books and other gambling paraphernalia and arrested six suspects during an operation at the weekend targeting the local illegal numbers racket. A 54-year-old man from Bodden Town, a 35-year-old woman from George Town and four men from George Town aged 48, 55, 57, and 62 were all rounded […]

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Woman held in jail in illegal gambling inquiry

Woman held in jail in illegal gambling inquiry

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 49-year-old-woman is currently in police custody after she was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of illegal gambling. Customs officers apprehended the woman on Sound Way in George Town after a crowd raised their suspicions. When the officers approached the group of people, several of them scattered leaving the woman, who was found to […]

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Cops arrest ‘numbers’ suspect at GT restaurant

Cops arrest ‘numbers’ suspect at GT restaurant

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 36-year-old woman from George Town was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of illegal gambling by beat officers who were on patrol in the centre of the capital. Community police officers in Beat 8 were visiting a restaurant on Eastern Avenue as part of their neighbourhood patrol around noon when they spotted the woman they suspected to […]

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