Explosives found in West Bay

| 11/06/2014

(CNS): Police have revealed that they are currently undertaking an investigation after finding what they believe to be explosives in West Bay. In a short statement released Wednesday evening, an RCIPS spokesperson said a 25-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the discovery. The suspected explosives were recovered during an early morning operation in the district on Wednesday. Police did not say exactly where the raid, involving the Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force (D&SCTF) and the Uniform Support Group (USG), took place or what the circumstances were which led to the operation.

Police said that the items were recovered from residential premises and safely removed to a secure location with the assistance of Cayman Islands Fire Service, National Roads Authority and the RCIPS Scenes of Crimes team but they did not state what type of explosives were involved, the quantity or for what purpose they believe the material was intended.

The operation happened at 6:45am and the arrested man is understood to still be in police custody.

The RCIPS spokesperson said the investigation is ongoing and appealed to anyone who may have  information in relation to the enquiry to contact  Detective Ross Johnson at 3261909 or call crimestoppers at 800 (TIPS) 8477.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    CNS, please continue to investigate and report on this.  It's very worrying and the public have a right to know what the explosives consisted of and for what use they were intended.  Please do not let this go quiet……