Six arrested in George Town bar raid

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Six people were arrested on suspicion of gambling and illegal drugs possession Friday during a raid at Archie’s Bar & Restaurant on Shedden Road.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted the raid, along with customs and immigration officers, early Friday evening.

A small amount of ganja and cash were recovered.

Officers arrested the following people: a 20-year-old George Town man for ganja possession; a 63-year-old George Town man for illegal gambling; a 34-year-old George Town man for ganja possession; a 68-year-old West Bay man for illegal gambling and disorderly conduct; a 34-year-old Bodden Town man for ganja possession; and a 56-year-old George Town man for illegal gambling and disorderly conduct.

Police did not immediately state why the sixth person taken into custody in the raid was arrested.

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1 COMMENT

  1. It is with interest that I see the police in Cayman are not different than USA cops… Wasting their time over things best left alone. What damage can a man cause in possessing a little ‘ganja’ or gambling? Consider the taxpayer money put into this and carry on…… Social engineering has always failed even in a socialist country…