Tag: RCIPS Joint Marine Unit

JMU rescues three poorly equipped vessels

JMU rescues three poorly equipped vessels

| 02/10/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Officers on board the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit vessel, the Niven D, answered three separate distress calls on Sunday afternoon, from two wave runners and a boat. In each case the officers found that those aboard were poorly equipped and ill-prepared to be at sea. As weekend calls for help and [...]

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Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

| 20/07/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police rounded up three teenagers suspected of breaking into a home on Sandalwood Crescent in George Town on Thursday morning, after receiving a call that a burglary was in progress. When the officers arrived they spotted three boys, who fled the property by breaking through a rear glass door [...]

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Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

| 19/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter and the Joint Marine Unit were deployed Saturday afternoon to rescue a kite-surfer who found himself in trouble out at sea off the coast of Barkers. The police received a report from the surfer’s friends, who had lost sight of him when they were all out on the wate [...]

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Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

| 12/06/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is investigating a collision in the North Sound yesterday evening when a 35ft power boat struck a unmanned sailboat that was anchored without mooring lights in the area of Duck Pond. The boating accident happened just after 7:30pm Monday, when the Carbo Express ves [...]

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Royal Navy holds marine BOT training in Cayman

Royal Navy holds marine BOT training in Cayman

| 14/05/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands is currently hosting a training course, conducted by the Royal Navy International Defence Maritime Training Team (IMTT), for police, marine, customs and fire officers from here and other British Overseas Territories. The regional Advanced Maritime Small Craft Instructor Tra [...]

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Boat in trouble rescued by private vessel

Boat in trouble rescued by private vessel

| 21/03/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging mariners to ensure they have life jackets and other safety equipment before they go out on the water, after a member of the public rescued three men on board a small aluminium boat in trouble in South Sound last night. The men reported that the boat’s engine had faile [...]

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Jamaican trio charged with list of crimes

Jamaican trio charged with list of crimes

| 12/03/2018
(CNS): Three men who were nabbed by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit last week following the interdiction of a suspected drug canoe are facing a long list of charges, including possession of an unlicensed gun and drug importation. After a brief Summary Court appearance today, Owen Omar Reid, Fitzroy Ot [...]

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Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

| 05/03/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested three men and recovered a .38 caliber revolver handgun, 49 rounds of ammunition and several packages of ganja weighing around 250lbs after a canoe chase in the early hours of Friday morning involving the police helicopter and the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit. Just after midnigh [...]

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Marine cops net two drug boats

Marine cops net two drug boats

| 27/01/2018
(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit (JMU) has seized two boats and an undisclosed quantity of ganja and arrested five men in an operation which began in the early hours of Thursday morning. At about 4:30am on 25 January, the marine officers came across two boats acting suspiciously near the Big Chan [...]

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Suspect drug smugglers nabbed in South Sound

Suspect drug smugglers nabbed in South Sound

| 02/10/2017
(CNS): Three men have been arrested on suspicion of importing ganja after the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit and police helicopter responded to the sighting of a suspicious vessel in South Sound around midnight Friday. The RCIPS  said the boat had come ashore and the men were off-loading packages when th [...]

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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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