November 25, 2020

Customs arrest at Cayman Islands ORIA: Smuggling of ganja

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From The Cayman Islands Customs Department A Caymanian national was arrested on Sunday, 9th September at the Owen Roberts International Airport with approximately 9lbs of ganja. The 34-year-old male was arrested for suspicion of importation of ganja, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply, as well as attempting to bribe a Customs […]

Two arrested at Cayman Islands Owen Roberts International Airport

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From Cayman islands Customs Department 18th July 2018 The Assistant Collector of Customs in charge of the Customs Narcotics Enforcement Team has announced the arrests of two Cayman nationals at the Owen Roberts International Airport on Monday, 16th July for possession of ganja and being concerned in the possession of ganja.  Assistant Collector Tina Campbell […]

Cayman Islands officials attend special CARICOM meeting

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Leaders with the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration and Customs Department recently attended a CARICOM meeting in Trinidad and Tobago to discuss strategic and risk management approaches to border security. The Cayman Islands delegation included Acting Chief Immigration Officer Bruce Smith, Acting Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Tamara Reid-Vernon, Deputy Collector of Customs (Border Control) Jeff […]

Cayman Islands retires two Deputy Collectors of Customs

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The Collector of Customs, Mr. Charles Clifford, has confirmed that Deputy Collector of Customs Collie Powery and Deputy Collector of Customs Emalie Wilks will retire from the Customs Department on the 1st July 2016. In confirming the retirements, Mr. Clifford said, “Both Mr. Powery and Ms. Wilks are long-term employees of the Customs Department with […]

Focus on Cayman Brac Customs

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Eleven (11) Cayman Brac Customs Officers received refresher training in various Customs and other related Laws, general procedures and techniques last month. The training was conducted by Deputy Collector of Customs Marlon Bodden and Assistant Collector of Customs Philip West of Grand Cayman Customs, Border Protection Portfolio, between 11 and 15 April 2016 at the […]

Airline employees and passenger formally charged

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H.M. Customs has confirmed the formal charging of two airline employees and a passenger in connection with an on-going investigation involving duty evasion and the smuggling of goods under the Customs Law (2012 Revision). All three persons were formally charged on Friday, 13 June 2014 for Evading Customs Duty, relating to seven cartons of cigarettes […]

New Deputy Customs Collector takes office

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Mr. Marlon Bodden brings a rich background in law enforcement to his new position as Deputy Collector for the Customs Department. With 31 years’ experience in the police, Mr. Bodden is now in charge of enforcement at Customs, where he will oversee the work of seven sections including the K9 unit, FSI scanning unit, container […]