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Put your best feet forward

 It may be an early start, but at 6 a.m. Sunday morning there’s only one place you should be – and it’s not in bed!  For the fifth year in a row, the Walk/Run for Recovery takes place at Seven Mile Public Beach.  Money raised for the event will help the resident of …

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Nine arrested over long weekend

Police were kept busy over the long weekend. According to a police statement, a total of nine people were arrested, more than 200 vehicle checks were conducted, and more than 30 tickets were issued for traffic offences. The arrests took place over a series of police operations that spanned across …

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Woman arrested in August raid charged

A woman, age 57, arrested on 25 August during an operation in Savannah, has been charged with drug and immigration offences. Specifically, she has been formally charged with “permitting premises to be used for the supply of controlled drugs”; and “knowingly assisting illegal landing.” The woman is scheduled to be …

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Ganja found on Jamaican fishing boat

Customs officers working with Immigration officers seized a moderate amount of vegetable matter resembling ganja on-board a fishing vessel that had been towed into the George Town Harbour on Tuesday 8 March. The 90-foot vessel, Shiloh, was towed into the harbour due to mechanical issues earlier in the day. Assistant …

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Ganja and gun smuggling boat intercepted

An attempt last week at ganja and gun smuggling was foiled when a suspected drug boat was intercepted by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit. At around mid-day on Thursday, 4 February, the Joint Marine Unit vessel Guardian, while at sea, came upon a vessel drifting approximately twenty miles off East …

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Who is policing the police?

In light of recent disclosures, and previous lack thereof, regarding the theft of drugs from a storage locker on the police compound at the George Town police station, we have to ask the question, “Who is policing the police?” The situation raises troubling questions with regard to transparency, accountability and …

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25 kilos of cocaine discovered

Police destroyed 25 packages of what they say was a “white powdery substance resembling cocaine” Thursday morning. The stash was discovered by a member of the public along the shore in the Prospect Cemetery area. Uniform police responded and an extensive search was executed by the Joint Marine Unit and …

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Drug task force continues search for suspects

More than 35 packages of ganja have been recovered as Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force (DSCTF) detectives continue their search for four individuals who illegally entered Cayman waters on 25 October in the vicinity of Sand Point Rd, North Side. The men were aboard a Jamaican-type canoe, off shore …

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RCIPS searching for suspicious men

Police are searching for several individuals who came ashore 25 October in the vicinity of Sand Point Rd, North Side. On 26 October, the RCIPS conducted a search in the Cayman Kai area for four persons who came ashore after 10 p.m. on Sunday, 25 October 2015. The men were …

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