Charges have been laid with respect to arrests of two men by the Joint Marine Unit early Thursday morning, 25 January near Uncle Bob Road in West Bay. The accused will appear in court this morning, 29 January.
Both men, age 36 of West Bay, and age 39 of Jamaica, have been charged with Importation of Ganja. The 36-year-old man has further been charged with Human Smuggling, while the 39-year-old Jamaican man has been charged with Illegal Landing.
Charges have also been laid against the three men, all from Jamaica, arrested on Cayman Brac on Friday morning, 26 January, as follows:
All of the men have been charged with Illegal Landing;
A man, age 33, has been charged additionally with Possession of Ganja, A man, age 29 of Jamaica, has been additionally charged with Failing to Provide a Specimen.
All of the accused will also appear in court today, 29 January.
Attached is a photo of the boat and drugs seized by the Joint Marine Unit on Thursday morning, 25 January, off Uncle Bob Road in West Bay. The gross weight of the drugs is estimated at 692lbs. After forensic analysis further photos will be released.
The second photo is of the canoe that was seized in Cayman Brac.