Officers recover 2lb of ganja on prison compound

| 13/08/2013

(CNS): A routine check around the prison on Friday morning turned up another tightly wrapped package of drugs and booze. Officials believe the latest batch of contraband was tossed over the prison fence and destined to be picked up by inmates. However, the new director of prisons, Neil Lavis, said the package which contained 2lbs of ganja and an unusual tipple for prisoners, Bailey’s Irish Cream, was found behind the new vocational training early on 9 August, during the perimeter check when officers were monitoring the double-fences and the surrounding areas, which they now do at varying times each day.

Lavis added that the daily staff briefings emphasise the importance of being alert to the movement of contraband in all areas, including the entrance gate, on the cell blocks, in the general areas of the compound, as well as while monitoring the security cameras.

Officials said the intercepted drugs were turned over to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and anyone found either throwing contraband or attempting to smuggle it into the prison compound is liable to criminal prosecution.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    You bunch of jokers on here.  Although I laughed at the fun y'all poked at this, it is in fact a serious thing. At least the new Director is finding it! It has been years since i heard any reports of dope and other contraband being found near or on that compound. I hope they soon catch the culprits dropping it off and have them join ther friends inside. Congrats Mr. Lavis, keep up the good work!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Listen guys, if you're going to keep my weed at least give me back my baileys. It's not illegal you know. Oh and be careful how you smoke that stuff, it's straight out of West Bay, the home of the world's most hallucinating Bush. Oh, and I'm so happy you fellas wanted it so bad you couldn't wait for me to get caught picking it up.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Surely the authorities should have waited to see who came to collect it?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Not to worry fellas. You'll get some REAL Bush thrown over the fence next year.

  5. Anonymous says:

    dang, they giving them that good stuff: Bailey's Irish Cream?  I'm going to try to see how I can get in Northward.  Matter of fact, someone tell me quick of a crime they haven't solved so I can confess.

  6. Anonymous says:

    If they cant even keep dope from being thrown over the fence at Northward what chance is there to prevent it from being brought in to the Island.

  7. My heart is pure and my hands are clean says:

    That stuff looks terrible! Those poor prisoners smokin' that bush weed. 

    • Anonymous says:

      Looks like the same bush those poor West Bayers been drawin for the last six elections.

  8. Anonymous says:

    In Switzerland, Marijuana Use Helps Keep Prisons Calm and Safe. The Swiss prison guards agree that marijuana use among inmates is a good thing.

    • Anonymous says:

      The Swiss are wealthy. They will have no problem increasing the meal budget to include vast quantities of chips and cheezies. 

  9. Anonymous says:

    What a Party and how many cell phones to call out to get more.  What ever happened to the CITV overhead.

  10. Anonymous says:

    That’s Some real ole bush weed bobo

  11. Knot S Smart says:

    If they are smoking weed in prison and the prison guards cannot detect the unique scent of that smoke – then the guards must be high too…

  12. Anonymous says:

    Is there any published tariff of punishments for those found with drugs and other contraband within the prision? I presume it is something like:

    Possession of less than 2,000 lb of illegal drugs – pizza priveleges suspended for 2 hours.

    Possession of fewer than 50 illegal firearms – no TV for 3 hours of the prisoner's choosing.


  13. Anonymous says:

    Got to get me a spot in dat place mon!

  14. Cow Eeeetch says:

    Poor ol boys, they gonna have to settle for coffee and cigarettes