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UPDATE: 4 Men Charged After Drug Boat Interdicted Off-Shore

10th September, 2018 Police Headlines

UPDATE:

The four men who were arrested on Friday, 7 September, following the interdiction of a vessel east of Grand Cayman (see below), have all been formally charged with Importation of Ganja. They are appearing in court this morning, 10 September.


Early this morning, 7 September, officers of the Air Operations and Joint Marine Units were conducting proactive border patrols east of Grand Cayman when they spotted a vessel acting suspiciously over 20 miles from shore. Upon approaching the vessel officers observed persons on board throwing packages overboard. The packages were retrieved and four men, all Jamaican nationals, age 31, 32, 33 and 45, were taken into custody.

 

The packages recovered contained a quantity of suspected ganja with a gross weight of 513lbs. The men remain in Police custody.

 

Anyone who may have information about this vessel or about persons on island who may have been meeting this vessel is asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.  Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online at the link.