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3 Jamaicans in custody after Cayman Police intercept boat with drugs

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Three Jamaicans are now in police custody in the Cayman Islands following the seizure of a large quantity of drugs last week.

The police report that officers from the Joint Marine Unit were patrolling the eastern side of Grand Cayman late Thursday when they came upon a canoe from Jamaica.

It’s reported that during a brief pursuit, the occupants of the vessel started to throw packages overboard.

The canoe was eventually intercepted and several packages were recovered.

The police also seized a number of roosters in a cage.