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Police Recover Firearm During Search Warrant in Bodden Town, 1 May

1st May, 2023 Police Headlines

Officer with the RCIPS carried out a search warrant at a residence in Bodden Town on the morning of Saturday 29 April.  During the search of the residence, which was occupied at the time by two men and a woman, a loaded handgun was recovered.   All three persons, a 43-year-old man of Bodden Town, a 44-year-old woman of Bodden Town and a 20-year-old-man of Bodden Town, were then arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm.


During a further search of the residence, a significant quantity of cash in both Cayman Islands Dollars and US dollars was recovered, with documentation suggesting that the source of the cash was through illegal gambling. The 44-year-old-woman of the Bodden Town address was further arrested on suspicion of illegal gambling, while the 43-year-old-man was further arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja following the recovery of a quantity of ganja found during the search.


The 43-year-old-man has now been formally charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm, Possession of Ammunition and Possession of Ganja.  He is expected to appear in court today, 1 May. The other two persons have now been bailed pending further investigation.