Gun and drugs seized on 7MB

| 06/04/2014

(CNS): Police have arrested a 27-year-old man from Bodden Town after a search turned up a knuckle duster on him, as well as an undisclosed quantity of ganja and an adapted flare-gun with a live round in his car. An RCIPS spokesperson said the arrest followed a report in the early hours of Saturday morning at around 12:30am of suspicious activity at the Public Beach Cabanas on Seven Mile Beach. Officers from the West Bay Police station searched the man and found a knuckle duster in his pocket. Having arrested the man for carrying a prohibited weapon, they also searched his car, where they found the ganja and the modified flare-gun, which was loaded with a live round and adapted to fire the ammunition.

The RCIPS said that the man has been retained in custody as the investigation into the incident continues.  Anyone with information about guns or any other crime in the Cayman Islands is asked to George Town Police Station on  949-4222, the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777, or to stay completely anonymous, Crime Stoppers on 800-8477(TIPS).

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