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Three arrested for drug smuggling

Three people were arrested Friday after police smashed a drug smuggling gang allegedly trying to take cocaine and ganja to Cayman Brac. A man and a woman were arrested at Owen Roberts Airport as they tried to fly to the Sister Island. Customs officers then searched a house in West …

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Seven arrested after fishing vessel searched

Collector of Customs Charles Clifford, recently confirmed that Her Majesty’s Customs seized a 50-foot fishing vessel on Tuesday, 29 September, after a search on board turned up a quantity of drugs, seafood, and under-declared alcohol. One female and six males, all from Honduras, were arrested in connection with the discovery.One …

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Customs seize firearm from travelling RCIPS officer

HM Customs seized a firearm from a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) officer who was attempting to travel at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on 10 October 2014. According to HM Customs, the RCIPS officer with a rank of inspector, was apprehended and questioned. The officer explained that …

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HM Customs to implement stronger enforcement

  The Customs Department has confirmed the arrests of a male visitor on Thursday 6 November and a female visitor on Monday 3 November 2014. The male visitor is presently on bail on suspicion of possessing vegetable matter resembling ganja. Meanwhile the female visitor, in whose carry-on luggage officers found …

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Outbound passenger on domestic flight arrested

A female passenger en route to Cayman Brac was arrested on suspicion of possession of organic matter resembling Cannabis. Shortly after 5 pm on Sunday, 5th October, HM Customs were notified by security officers at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) that an outbound female passenger was in possession of packages …

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Customs arrest Caymanian drug smuggler

A Caymanian man was arrested after attempting to smuggle drugs through the Owen Roberts International Airport on Tuesday, 5 August. The man was returning home after a short vacation and arrived in Cayman on a flight from Jamaica. During a search, HM Customs Officers discovered he was in possession of …

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Three arrested for Customs breaches

A three-day operation by HM Customs to stamp out the evasion of customs duties and smuggling of goods at the Owen Roberts International Airport resulted in the arrest of three persons. Two of the alleged offenders are said to be airline employees, a 21-year-old female and a 26-year-old male. The …

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