Three arrested in Rum Point ganja bust

George Town Police Station

Three men were arrested Sunday after police said a “strong scent” of ganja was detected coming from a boat anchored at Rum Point.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the boat, as well as its occupants, were searched and “several separate portions of suspected ganja were recovered.”

The three people aboard, a 32-year-old George Town man, an 18-year-old West Bay man and a 17-year-old North Side man, were arrested on suspicion of ganja possession.

“Places like Rum Point are where many families spend time, often with young children, and they do not wish to be subjected to the smell of drugs being consumed,” said Acting RCIPS Inspector Damenian Maxwell.

He added, “We have received numerous complaints from the public on this issue and will continue to prosecute anyone committing these offenses.”

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