August 19, 2018

Cayman Islands: Two arrested for illicit drugs offences

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From Cayman Islands Customs Customs Officers arrested a Jamaican national on Saturday, 11th November 2017 at the Owen Roberts International Airport with approximately 2 lbs. of cocaine which was concealed in hair products bottles. The 25 year-old male was arrested for the offences of Importation of Cocaine, Possession of cocaine and Possession of cocaine with […]

Cayman Islands Customs say “No recent seizure of sex toys”

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From Cayman Islands Customs Dept. As a result of multiple media enquiries concerning the seizure of sex toys by Customs Officers, the Collector of Customs Charles Clifford has stated that upon his personal review of the matter, he has determined that there were no recent seizures of sex toys from Reflections Store. However, Mr. Clifford […]

Cayman Islands customs arrest three in drug operations

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From Cayman Islands Customs Department On Friday evening (15 September 2017), an operation by Customs Officers at the Owen Roberts International Airport resulted in the arrest of two departing passengers on suspicion of a number of drug offences including possession of cocaine and ganja with intent to supply. The two passengers, a male and a […]

Sugar Glider on Cayman Airways plane – 2 arrests

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From Cayman Islands Collector of Customs Statement from Customs Collector on Animal incident on Board Incoming Flight “The public will be aware that an unsecured animal created a scare on board Cayman Airways flight 107 from Miami to Grand Cayman on Wednesday night, 7th June 2017. The animal has been identified as a “Petaurus Breviceps” […]

Cayman Islands Customs Officers busy protecting their borders

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From Cayman Islands Customs Department. To meet the ever expanding and diverse threats to Cayman’s borders, the Customs Department has increased its border protection efforts to prevent and disrupt illicit activities. Substantial investment in personnel, technology and infrastructure, particularly during the past several months, has facilitated successes in the detection and arrest of persons for […]

New process for exporting goods imminent for Cayman Islands

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A new Customs process for exporting goods from the Cayman Islands will launch next month to ensure safety and to help curb possible stolen goods leaving the country. Currently, persons are permitted to pack containers for export at any location, including open lots and at personal residences. Starting 1 October 2014, persons will have to […]

Cayman Islands ‘Operation Spearfish’ spawns training

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Customs and Police officers involved in ‘Operation Spearfish’ last week underwent intensive training in searching techniques and officer safety awareness at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI). The joint ongoing exercise looked to uncover suspected stolen goods being exported in shipping containers and involved 25 Customs and four Police officers as well as […]