Police arrest 21 over weekend

Police officers made 21 arrests in Grand Cayman last weekend, including six arrests for driving under the influence on Friday night.

Police made four arrests for burglary or theft, four for threats or assault, four for drug offenses and one for gambling, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.

One Saturday-night arrest resulted in charges against a 44-year-old man for ganja possession with the intent to supply. The man was arrested near Eastern Avenue and Avon Way after officers found him with a “substantial quantity of ganja.” He was sent to Northward prison and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, March 16.

On Monday morning, officers arrested a man on South Church Street near Boilers Road on suspicion of being equipped to steal.

He was spotted carrying a bicycle wheel and a bag. Police conducted a search and recovered bolt cutters. Police reported he became aggressive while in custody and additionally charged him with disorderly conduct in a police station. He appeared in court Wednesday.

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