Tag: illegal landing

Construction sites turn up illegal workers

Construction sites turn up illegal workers

| 24/07/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Over the last few months the enforcement arm of the Department of Immigration has been rounding up illegal workers at construction sites in George Town, Savannah, Newlands and North Side. Based on both tip-offs about specific sites from the public and approximately 30 spot-checks on individua [...]

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Immigration tracks down convicted drug dealer

Immigration tracks down convicted drug dealer

| 10/07/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): A man who was in the Cayman Islands illegally has been apprehended and is currently in immigration custody as a result of reports made to the department by members of the public about him. The man, who has not been named, is from Saint Vincent but had been deported from the UK following his [...]

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Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

| 28/06/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Immigration (DOI) is hunting for a Jamaican national who is suspected to be in Cayman illegally and who threatened immigration officers wanting to question him with a machete when they encountered him this week in West Bay. Officials are asking the public to help locate Fab [...]

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Cops track down fugitive in Frank Sound

Cops track down fugitive in Frank Sound

| 03/05/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Marlon Crowe (36), a Jamaican national who was wanted by the authorities on suspicion of entering the country illegally, has been arrested alongside another man accused of harbouring him. Police, customs and immigration officers carried out a joint operation at an address on Frank Sound Road [...]

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Case against immigration deputy drags on

Case against immigration deputy drags on

| 31/01/2018
(CNS): The deputy chief immigration officer remains on paid leave this week after an application to have charges against her thrown out failed. Jeannie Lewis has been charged for permitting drugs to be used at her house and knowingly assisting an illegal immigrant, having been swept up in an early m [...]

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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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Petty suspects rounded up in wake of public pressure

Petty suspects rounded up in wake of public pressure

| 04/10/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police based in the eastern districts have been targeting illegal activities, from gambling to drug use, which residents said during a recent community meeting were leading to fights and other public disturbances. Over the weekend three men were rounded up for drug possession, having a machet [...]

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Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

| 23/08/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican national who is on the run from the law in that country appeared in the Cayman Islands Summary Court Tuesday, charged with illegal landing, and has been remanded in custody. O’Brien Ellis, who is from Westmoreland, is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Jamaica as he is [...]

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Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which a Jamaican man, in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials said the arrest was a “successful joint tactical operation” after immigration officer [...]

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Crown pursues case against immigration official

Crown pursues case against immigration official

| 26/07/2017
(CNS): The crown has confirmed it will be pressing ahead with its case against Assistant Chief Immigration Officer Jeannie Lewis (58). The senior immigration official has pleaded not guilty to assisting a person to land illegally and permitting premises to be used for consumption of drugs. She and f [...]

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Missing suspect gives himself up in Jamaica

Missing suspect gives himself up in Jamaica

| 26/06/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS) Jerome Calbert (26) has turned himself into the Jamaican Authorities, police have said. Calbert, who was believed to have been in the Cayman Islands illegally, went on the run following a police drug bust in North Side on Sunday 18 June with another Jamaican national, Garth Stewart (43). Stewa [...]

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