Drug boats busted off Brac coast

Update: Six men have been charged in
connection with the interception of a boat carrying drugs off the coast of
Cayman Brac on Sept. 27.
  

Two of the men, aged 28 and 33
years, were each charged with
being concerned with the importation of ganja and
possession of ganja with intent to supply. They both appeared in court Wednesday, Oct. 2. 
  

 The 33-year-old was remanded until Oct. 10 and the 28 -year-old was remanded pending payment of a cash bail bond.  

 Three men, aged 45, 46 and 49 years have been charged with the importation of ganja
and supplying ganja. It is anticipated that they will appear in court on Friday, Oct. 4.
  

 A 23-year-old man has been charged with being concerned with the
importation of ganja  and  possession of ganja with intent to supply.
He will also appear in court on Friday.
  

 The seventh man, aged 21 years, has been released without charge.  

Original story: 

A total of seven people were arrested and two boats seized during a police operation off the coast of Cayman Brac Friday night. 

  
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said it arrested three Caymanians and four Jamaicans just after 9.30 p.m. Friday when the RCIPS Guardian patrol vessel spotted a canoe during a routine patrol. 
 
The boat and another craft were tracked by police and immigration officers during a land and sea operation, according to RCIPS Chief Inspector Richard Barrow.
 
Once all was over two vehicles, two boats and 185 lbs. of ganja was seized. 
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