Police seize weapons

After an escalation in gun crime in the Cayman Islands, the RCIP have robustly risen to the challenge where resources have been channeled into apprehending offenders, locating their weapons and bringing them to justice.

Over the pre-ceding weeks an organized team of dedicated officers has been working around the clock deciphering intelligence reports and targeting those who continue to flout the law.

During this time the following weapons have been taken off the street and offenders arrested.

On Thursday, 7tApril, police recovered a bag containing 40 rounds .40 caliber, 60 rounds of .762 caliber, 50 rounds of .223 caliber and 50, 9mm rounds.

On 15 April, police recovered a .40 caliber handgun and nine rounds of .40 caliber.

Mr. Craigg Dilbert was arrested and charged for possession of an unlicensed firearm and he awaits trial.

On 6 May, police recovered from a bush area of Miss Daisy Lane a silver .38 Laurus Revolver, one live round and five spent shells.

On 10 May, police recovered a .357 Smith and Weston revolver with a total of 17 rounds.

And finally, police recovered a 9mm Luggar pistol with magazine and nine 9mm rounds.

All the weapons seized are being forensically examined to establish if they were used in any other offences recorded in the Cayman Islands.

The RCIP wish to remind the public that they are reliant on their co-operation and support, with information to assist in their continuing efforts against gun crime. All information received will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

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