Three Jamaicans held for drugs in Caymans

Monday, September 18, 2017

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, (CMC) — Three Jamaicans are now in police custody in the Cayman Islands following the seizure of a large quantity of drugs last week.

The police reported that officers from the Joint Marine Unit were patrolling the eastern side of Grand Cayman late Thursday when they came upon a canoe from Jamaica.

It's reported that during a brief pursuit, the occupants of the vessel started to throw packages overboard.

The canoe was eventually intercepted and several packages were recovered.

The police also seized caged roosters.

The men were held on suspicion of importation.

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